IMLA 28 Announcement

IMLA28, Odessa, Ukraine

The 28th International Maritime Lecturers Association Conference (IMLA28) will be held from September 20, 2022 to September 22, 2022 at National University “Odessa Maritime Academy” (NU”OMA”), Odessa, Ukraine.

IMLA28 constitutes a place where different groups involved in maritime training meet: the simulator users, the simulator developers, the researchers, the classification societies and the maritime authorities from all over the world. It is an interactive global event that promotes an exchange of knowledge, experience, views, research results and the identification of common problems with respect to maritime education and training among participants from different countries representing their respective agencies and institutions.



IMLA 28 invites submission of papers on the following topic: MET MARITIME HERITAGE: Traditions and Perspectives.

Session topics:

  • The impact of STCW Manila Amendments Implementation
  • The advantage of using Simulators in MET
  • Maritime Human Resource Management
  • International Community in terms of MET
  • New Technologies in the Offshore Industry
  • Women involvement into marine industries
  • E-learning for Seafarers
  • Recruitment and Retention of seafarers
  • Leadership Management
  • MLC Convention as a Bill of Rights for seafarers


Key Dates

Deadline for Abstracts Submission: April 1st, 2022.

Deadline for Full Papers Submission: July 1st, 2022.


Registration Fee


Before August 31st , 2022

After  September 01st , 2022


USD 400

USD 500

IMLA Members

USD 350

USD 450


USD 200

USD 250

To register, and for more information, click here.