Maritime Development Forum 2013 – Philippines

The Maritime Development Forum has been established to bring together a wide range of experts to advance understanding and policy for the joint use and development of Maritime assets. With a number of experts in place MDF current focus is to expand the Scientific Committee to cover all the following areas.

Areas for Members of the Scientific Committee:

  • Maritime Law
  • Regional Peace and Security Including Disputed Island
  • Energy Oil and Gas Exploration and Development
  • Energy Alternatives
  • Mineral Exploration and Development
  • Maritime English and Linguistics
  • Maritime Education Administration
  • Environmental
  • Coastal City and Rural Planning
  • Navy and Coast Guard
  • Piracy
  • Transportation and Shipping
  • Oceanography
  • Fisheries, Animal and Plant Resources
  • Maritime History
  • Remote Sensing
  • Ocean Cartography
  • Tourism
  • Heritage
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Government Organizations and Policy
  • Culture Including Culinary, Art, Song, Folklore, Islander Anthropology

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