From 8 till 10 September, 2021 the World Maritime University was hosted unique online event that brings together, for the first time, the International Maritime Lecturers’ Association (IMLA) with all three of its Special Interest Groups: International Conference on Engine Room Simulators (ICERS), International Maritime English Conference (IMEC), and International Navigation Simulator Lecturers’ Conference (INSLC).

«Seas of Transition: Setting a Course for the Future» was the main topic of the conference.

The Conference was provide an opportunity for interdisciplinary discussion and exchange of ideas on issues facing maritime education and training (MET) in the present era of rapid change in the global maritime community, with a view to harnessing the past to navigate the future.

National University “Odessa Maritime Academy” was represented by Associate Professor Sergey Karianskyi, sub-committee member of the International Maritime Lecturers’ Association.

Also during the event it will be decided to hold the next international conference of the Association of Maritime Lecturers in 2022 on the basis of the National University “Odessa Maritime Academy”.