“The Annual General Assembly (AGA) is an international conference of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU). The conference brings together experts and official representatives of each member university from all over the world to discuss recent progress and future trends in maritime education, training, research and other matters within the scope of IAMU.

IAMU AGA2016 will be the 17th conference as a sequence of events that started in Istanbul in 1999, and were held more recently in St. John’s (2012), Constanta (2013), Launceston (2014) and Opatija (2015). In 2016, AGA will be, for the first time, held in Vietnam and hosted by the Vietnam Maritime University.”

AGA2016 Theme

Working together: the key way to enhance the quality of maritime education, training and research

The theme could be including following sub-themes:

1.       Standardization of maritime education, training and technical research;

2.       Strengthening cooperation for maritime safety and security;

3.       Strengthening cooperation for protection of ocean environment.