Announcing the May 6, 2015 FMC Speaker Series Presentation
Press Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725)
The Federal Maritime Commission’s Maritime Environmental Committee invites you to attend its Brown Bag Speaker Series with presentations by Jason Gedamke, Ocean Acoustics Program Manager, NOAA Fisheries’ Office of Science and Technology, and Sean Kline, Maritime Affairs Specialist, Chamber of Shipping of America. The speakers will discuss issues related to the reduction in vessel noise as it relates to shipping, including topics on potential impacts of vessel noise and mitigation efforts.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015; 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Federal Maritime Commission
800 N. Capitol St. NW
Washington, DC 20573
Hearing Room (Main floor)
Please RSVP to: Lauren M. Engel, Brown Bag Speaker Series Coordinator, (202-523-5740)
Walk-ins welcome, RSVP Preferred.
The Federal Maritime Commission is the federal agency responsible for regulating the nation’s international ocean transportation for the benefit of American exporters, importers, and consumers. The FMC’s mission is to foster a fair, efficient, and reliable international ocean transportation system while protecting the public from unfair and deceptive practices.