On November 25-26, 2021 National University “Odessa Maritime Academy” held VII International Scientific and Practical Online Conference of Young Scientists and Applicants for Higher Education “Maritime Law and Management: Evolution and Modern Challenges”.

The purpose of the conference was to discuss topical issues of effective legal regulation and management in the field of the maritime complex and infrastructure use in the context of globalization and European integration.

Welcoming remarks were made by: Vladislav Vladimirovich Maksimov, Lawyer, Head of the International Legal Department “ACTIO”; Irkha Yuriy Bogdanovich, Candidate of Law, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine, Head of the Research Department of the State Research Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine; Pelykh Yuliya Serhiyivna, Advisor to the Chairman on legal issues of the Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine; Shapoval Olena Serhiivna, Marketing Director, Lightek Company (marketing agency); Savinova Natalia Andreevna, Doctor of Law, Senior Research Associate, Director of Educational and Scientific Institute of Maritime Law and Management of National University “Odessa Maritime Academy”.

Thematic areas of the conference were the following:

Block 1 Maritime Law: International Maritime Law; private international maritime law; national maritime legislation.

Block 2 Maritime management: development trends of the marine economic complex; transport industry in the system of economic globalization; and integration processes of transport; management of innovative processes in transport.

Block 3 Humanism and organizational and legal aspects of Ukraine’s development in the context of European integration: modern directions of effective development management; directions of development of law branches and institutions in the context of European integration; philosophical, historical, cultural aspects.

Based on the results of the conference, it is planned to publish a collection of abstracts of the participants’ reports.