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Speeches and Papers

DSN&A is dedicated to the working with the marine industry, sharing ideas and practices in search of ways to improve the quality of life along the waterfront. DSN&A has been honored to be invited to participate in researching, writing and presenting papers regarding various facets of the industry as well as being the key note speaker at many national and international conferences.

Selected DSN&A papers and/or speeches include:

St. Charles, Missouri - Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 2016 - Key Issue Confronting Marinas Today - University of Wisconsin, College of Engineering - Docks and Marina 2016

St. Charles, Missouri - Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 2016 - ADA Access to Waterfront = Advantage for All - University of Wisconsin, College of Engineering - Docks and Marina 2016

St. Charles, Missouri - Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 2016 - Making One's Vision a Reality - University of Wisconsin, College of Engineering - Docks and Marina 2016

St. Louis, Missouri - Dec. 2-4  2015 - Staying Ahead of the Dynamic Marketplace - University of Wisconsin, College of Engineering - Docks and Marina 2015

Fort Lauderdale - Oct. 28-29  2014 - Making One's Vision a Reality - University of Wisconsin, College of Engineering - Docks and Marina 2014

Dalian, China - Oct. 16-18 2014 - Enhance Quality of Life Through Environmentally & Economically Sustainable Marina, Resort and Mixed-Use Waterfront Developments - 3rd Annual World Congress of Ocean and Investment and Trade Fair 2014

Madison, Wisconsin - May. 13-14 2013 - ADA Access to Waterfront = Advantage for All, Rehabilitating Docks and Marina Facilities - University of Wisconsin, College of Engineering - Docks and Marina 2013

Kyungnam Province, Republic of Korea - May 10-11 2012 - Marina Planning, Design And Operations - A Primer for Owners, Operators and Government Officals - Korea's Marina Education and Training Programs: Challenges and Ways Ahead, Ministry of Land and Ocean

Genoa, Italy - Nov. 10-11, 2011 - Marinas and The Environment: A Holistic Approach to Being Greener - Port and Shipping Tech - 3rd Edition, International Forum on Technological Innovation for a Competitive and Sustainable Development of Port System and Shipping

Beirut, Lebanon - May 20, 2010 - The Opportunities and Challenges of Waterfront Development within the Middle East - Arab Marine Industries Association's Third International Conference, The Arab Marine World: Opportunities and Challenges 2010

Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Oct. 25 -27 2009 - Innovative & New Approaches Around the World and Where we go from Here - International Marina Institute's Emerging Applied Technologies Conference

Madison, Wisconsin - Oct. 5-7, 2009 - Advancing Technologies - Meaningful and Green - 35th National Course & Conference Docks and Marina 2009 - University Education and Training for the Maine Industry 

Madison, Wisconsin - Oct. 5-7 2009 - ADA Access to Waterfront = Advantage for All, Rehabilitating Docks and Marina Facilities - University of Wisconsin, College of Engineering - Docks and Marina 2009

Saint Petersburg, Russia - Sept. 4-6, 2009 - Marina Design and Master Planning for Improved Marine Access and As A Calling Card for Tourism - ICOMIA Marinas Committee (IMC) Meeting #42 

Göteborg, Sweden - Sept. 30, 2008 - Marina Design and Master Planning for Improved Marine Access and As A Calling Card for Tourism - The Swedish Marine Industries Federation - Göteborg Boat Show - West Sweden Tourist Board Coast Conference 2008

Göteborg, Sweden - Sept. 30, 2008 - Coming Together Enhances the Boating Experience and The Marine Industry - The Swedish Marine Industries Federation - Göteborg Boat Show - West Sweden Tourist Board Coast Conference 2008

Oostend, Belgium - May 25-28, 2008 - MegaYachts and SuperYachts - Catching the Wave, The Yin and The Yang - Icomia's Marinas Committee and City of Nieuwpoort, Tourist Office Oostende, Province of West Flanders Yacht Harbour, VVW Nieuwpoort's International Marina Conference 2008

Madison, Wisconsin - Oct. 15-17, 2007 - Marina Planning Coast to Coast - Putting it All Together -  33rd National Course & Conference, Docks and Marinas 2007, University Education and Training for the Marina Industry 

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida - Oct. 21-23 2007 - Retrofitting for Tomorrow's Marinas, including Megayachts - The Yin and The Yang - International Marina Institute Association of Marina Industries Marina Retrofit, Redesign and Construction Conference

Middletown, Rhode Island - April 23-24 2007 - Marina Planning, Siting, Design and Development Trends A Practical Guide - International Marina Institute's Understanding Marina Business 

Madison, Wisconsin - Oct. 16-18, 2006 - Barrier Free Access for Marinas - It's Working! The essential ADA Tools for 2006 - 32nd National Course and Conference, Docks and Marinas 2006 University Education and Training for the Marina Industry

Chattanooga, Tennessee - Nov. 14-16 2006 - Waterfront Development - A Worldwide View, Trends and Outlook - Kentucky Marina Association - Tennessee Marina Association Joint Annual Meeting

Bierut, Lebanon - May 18 2006 - The Allure, Rewards and Pitfalls of Waterfront Development - Arab Marine Industries Association's The Second International Conference on Seafront Development and Real Estate in the Middle East 2006

Bremerton, Washington - Nov. 3-4 2005 - Waterfront Development - A Worldwide View - Keynote Address, NW Marina Conference - The Northwest Marine Trade Association and The Washington Public Ports Association 

Madison, Wisconsin - Oct. 17-19 2005 - Barrier Free Access at the Waterfront - An Accessible ADA Primer - 31st National Course and Conference, Docks and Marinas 2005 - University Education and Training for the Marine Industry 

Bohuslän and Dalsland, Sweden - Oct. 6 2005 - Around the World in 3 to 30 Plus Meters - Båtliv i Västsveruge - Municipalities Bohuslän and Dalsland, Region of Västra Götaland, West Sweden Tourist Board Swedish Tourist Authority

Killiney, Dublin, Ireland - Sept. 30 2005 - The Socio-Economic Benefits of Marine Leisure Development - MAYA Province Zeeland and Marine Institute Ireland's Regeneration - An Opportunity for the Development of Marine Leisure

Beirut, Lebenon - May 19, 2005 - The Allure, Rewards and Pitfalls of Waterfront Development - Keynote Address, Arab Maine Industries Association's The 2nd Conference on Seafront Development and Real Estate in the Middle East

(In conjunction with the Beirut Boat Show)

Dubai, UAE - May 9-10 2005 - Marina Development and The Growth of Maritime Leisure - Waterfront 2005 Dubai 

San Diego, California - Jan. 9-12, 2005 - Two Shades of Green - The Economic Benefits and Environmental Compatibility of Marina / Waterfront Retrofitting and New Development - ICOMIA Marinas Committee's Fifth International Marina Conference 2005

Port of Homer, Alaska - Oct. 20-22 2004 - BMP's for PMP aka Best Management Practices for Preventing Marina Pollution - Alaska Association of Harbormaster and Port Administrators, 2004 AAHPA Annual Conference 

Yokohama, Japan - Sept. 27, 2004 - Two Shades of Green - The Economic Benefits and Environmental Compatibility of Marina / Waterfront Retrofitting and New Development - Japan Marina and Beach Association's Symposium o Marinas and Beaches Around the World

Beirut, Lebanon - May 27, 2004 -Two Shades of Green - The Economic Benefits and Environmental Compatibility of Marina / Waterfront Retrofitting and New Development - Keynote Address, First International Conference on Marina and Seafrnont Development in the Middle East, Arab Marine Industries Association

Durham, New Hampshire - Nov. 18-19 2003 - Residential Docks and Piers: Integrating Science, Policy and Management, Phase II: Tools for Managers - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 

Sydney, Australia - March 7-10, 2002 - The Joys and Frustrations of Cyberspace aka Presentation.com - ICOMIA's Marinas Committee's Fourth International Marina Conference 2002

Huntsville, Ontario - Dec. 1-4, 2002 - Increasing Profitability - 2002 Ontario Marina Operators Association Conference and Trade Show  

Madison, Wisconsin - Oct. 23-25, 2002 - Achieving Regulatory Compliance while Saving the Environment and Your Bottom Line - 28th National Short Course Docks and Marina University Education and Training for the Marina Industry

Mystic, Connecticut - Sept. 23-25, 2002 - The New ADA Boating Facility Guidelines - From Particulars to Practicalities - SOBA 2002, 16th Annual States Organization for Boating Access Conference 

Miami , Florida - Feb. 13, 2002 - Americans with Disabilities Act - Updates -National Marine Manufacturers Association's Boating Facilities Development Committee

Phoenix, Arizona - Dec. 13-14, 2001 - Marina Planning, Siting, Design and Development + Marinas and the Environment - A Practical Guide - Bureau of Reclamation's Pilot Lakes Workshop (in conjunction with Marina Operators Association of America, Marina Management 101)

Las Vegas, Nevada - Nov. 7-9, 2001 - Americans with Disabilities Act - Updates - 30th Annual Marina Recreation Association of California, Education Conference and Trade Show 

Hamammet, Tunisia - Oct. 23-27, 2007 - Gain Economic and Eco-Friendly Access Via Functional Waterfront Development - MEDCOAST -01, Fifth International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment

Melbourne, Australia - June 29, 2001 - The Key to Unlocking the Potential of the Marine Industry - Victorian Marine Week, Boating Industry Association of Victoria

Bourne, Massachusetts - May 4-5, 2001 - The Regulatory, Permitting and Related Issues Facing American Marinas - International Marina Institute's Course on understanding the Marina Business, Massachusetts Maritime Academy 

Falmouth, Massachusetts - March 27-28, 2001 - Fifth Annual Meeting of the Northeastern States' Boating Access Facilities Program Coordinators

Westport, Massachusetts - Dec. 1, 2000 - Dredging for the 21st Century - Needs, Alternatives and Attitudes, International Marina Institute Northeastern Marina Conference