Call for Papers/Presentations

The International Maritime Lecturers Association Conference at TAMUG will promote discussion and extensive networking among maritime lecturers.  As we prepare the next generation of maritime educators, what are the critical elements to consider as we look to the way forward?  The Conference Organizing Committee invites you to submit your findings for presentation on any of the following topics or any topics related to the future of maritime education:


• Evaluation of Maritime Education and Training

• Distance Education in the Maritime Industry

• Impact of Technology on Maritime Teaching

• Assessment of Maritime Education

• Quality Assurance in Maritime Education

• International Maritime Education Programs


If your proposal is accepted for presentation, we encourage you to submit a full paper for inclusion in the conference material.  TAMUG will accept responsibility for printing and distribution of accepted papers at 

the conference.  All technology requested to support presentation must be submitted with abstract. Abstract should be kept to about 250-300 words and contain the following information:


• Names of presenter(s)

• Position or title of presenter(s)

• Employer or affiliated institution

• Mailing Address

• Telephone/fax numbers

• Email address

• Short biographical statement and resume


Deadline for Abstracts:   June 20, 2016

Notice of Acceptance of Abstract: July  1, 2016

Full Paper Due: Sept  1, 2016

Notice of Acceptance of Full Papers: Oct  1, 2016


Abstracts may be submitted electronically via or by mail to:

Lowell Boudreaux

Instructional Assistant Professor

Department of Maritime Administration

Texas A & M University at Galveston

PO Box 1675

200 Seawolf Parkway

Galveston, TX  77553