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Dublin Workshop

The SKEMA Workshop on Knowledge development and training for the European Maritime and Logistics Industry was held in Dublin Port on the 22nd January ’09. The workshop was organised by the Nautical Enterprise and was hosted by the Dublin Port Company.  

The Themes of the Workshop and the Speakers that addressed the themes were:
1. “Sharing Knowledge in the Maritime, Logistics & Ports Industries”          
Dr. Takis Katsoulakos, M.D. INLECOM, Project Manager SKEMA - ‘The SKEMA Knowledge Platform’
Enda Connellan, CEO Dublin Port Company, ‘Dublin Port Company – ‘A Knowledge Centre for Port Operations & Services’.

2. “The Benefits & Commitments to Maritime & Port Training”
Prof. Johan Woxenius, Prof. of Maritime Transport Mng & Logistics, Göteborg University - “The Dividends from Maritime & Port Training”.
Dr. Paul Donovan, Irish Management Institute, “Evaluation of Training – Factors that affect Transfer of Learning”
Capt. Wolfhard (Wolf) Arlt, M.D. Hamburg Port Training Institute - “Knowledge, Training & Policies in the Maritime & Port Industries”.

3. “Research & the Development of EU Maritime & Port Policies”
Christos Pipitsoulis, Project Officer, European Commission, D.G. Energy & Transport -“European Policy Advancement through Research”
Dr. Heather Leggate McLoughlin, Global Policy Institute, London Metropolitan University -“Impact of EU Policies on Maritime and Port Operations & Developments”.

Key questions addressed:
- Is a shift towards the knowledge economy true in maritime transport businesses?
- What are the barriers to making the necessary investments?
- What do we mean by knowledge or learning organisation?
- Are training and knowledge development components of a company’s strategic planning?
- What are key issues in port and intermodal transport education and training?

Report & Presentations

D4.3.1.1 SKEMA_Dublin Workshop_Report_22Jan'09.pdf

Takis Katsoulakos - The SKEMA Knowledge Platform.pdf

Enda Connellan - A Knowledge Centre for Port Operations & Services.pdf

Wolfhard HARLT - Knowledge, Training & Policies in the Maritime & Port Industries.pdf

Heather Leggate McLoughlin - Impact of EU Policies on Maritime and Port Operations & Developments.pdf

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