Brown Bag Speaker Series: Navigational Developments and the Viability of Commercialized Shipping in the Arctic

Event Type: 
Lectures/Panels/Discussions
When: 
20 March 2014
Where: 
12:30-1:30PM, Federal Maritime Commission Hearing Room, Washington, D.C.

The Federal Maritime Commission's Maritime Environmental Committee will be hosting a Brown Bag Speaker Series with a presentation by Dr. John Farrell, Executive Director of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission, and Captain David Murk, Senior Maritime Safety and Security Advisor to the Secretary of Transportation at the U.S. Department of Transportation. The speakers will discuss the environmental impact commercial shipping may have in the Arctic, United States' interests in the Arctic, and the viability of commercial shipping in the region.

Please RSVP to Lauren M. Engel: LENGEL [at] FMC [dot] GOV or (202) 523-5740.
Walk-ins welcome.