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Cal Maritime's 5th Annual
Pearls of Power/Women on the Water Conference

March 17-19, 2016

Cal Maritime, with unwavering support from Maritime Administration, is proud to announce the confluence of Women on the Water & Pearls of Power (POP) Conferences in Spring 2016. The two-day conference will be held at the Cal Maritime campus on March 18th and 19th, 2016, with pre-conference activities scheduled on March 17th. 
The conference will focus on supporting the success of women in maritime, transportation, and related industries.  It is open to all interested parties, and will feature programming for current students, recent graduates, and mid-career professionals. It will offer excellent opportunities for career development, authentic leadership and productive networking for women and those who venture to support them.  

Thursday, March 17th

(Pre-Conf Activities – transportation included)
12:00 pm – 2:30 pm Check in at Cal Maritime
3:00 pm – 10:00 pm Welcome Event

Friday, March 18th

11:00 am – 12:00 pm Campus Tour
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Hosted lunch
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm Welcome Remarks
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Concurrent Session*
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Concurrent Session
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Hosted Dinner
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Smores and Salty Sea Stories

Saturday, March 19th

8:00 am – 11:00 am Emergency Simulation Drill: Simulation Center
11:15 am – 12:45 pm Hosted Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Concurrent Session
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Concurrent Session
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Hosted Tea: Guided Reflections
*WOW sponsor track (Sea faring focus)
Industry sponsor track (Business or shore side focus)