Location: Batumi, Georgia

Date: 19th – 22nd October 2022

The Annual General Assembly (AGA) is the annual meeting of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU). The International Association of Maritime Universities Conference (IAMUC), held annually as part of the AGA, brings together experts and official representatives of IAMU member universities from all over the world to discuss recent progress and future trends in maritime education, training, research, and other matters within the scope of IAMU. This year, the IAMUC will be hosted by Batumi State Maritime Academy, a founding member of IAMU.

Best Practice: MET and Research for Sustainable Development

  1. Prospective Technologies in Shipping and Offshore Industries;
  2. Strengthening Life Long Learning in MET Through Innovative Methodologies Application;
  3. Enhancing Maritime Safety and Security;
  4. Save Our Seas – Environmental Protection Provision

Sheraton Batumi Hotel is the first five star hotel in Adjara region. Sheraton Batumi is located in the heart of the city, next to the famous Batumi Boulevard and the Black Sea beach, just a few minutes walking distance to the historic center and within easy reach to the international airport and the train station. Sheraton Batumi Hotel appeals to both business and leisure travelers thanks to its spacious rooms featuring Sheraton Signature Sleep Experience beds, diverse food and beverage offerings, modern conference facilities, and gorgeous Shine Spa featuring saunas, Sheraton Fitness Center, Turkish Hamam, indoor and seasonal outdoor pools. Our genuine and professional staff is looking forward to welcoming you to your home away from home in Batumi for an unforgettable experience. 


1st call for abstracts February 1, 2022
Abstracts submission March 15, 2022 (extended to April 1, 2022)
Decisions on selected abstracts April 1, 2022 (extended to April 15, 2022)
Full paper manuscripts submission May 1, 2022 (extended to May 31, 2022)
IPC and Program Editor first round of reviews June 25, 2022
Deadline for revised papers submission July 1, 2022
Decision on accepted papers August 1, 2022