Immediate Release 05-07
Contact: Caroline Chetelat, (410) 956-1050, x22
The First COMITT (Conference on Marine Industry Technical
Brings Industry and
Marine Educators Together
February 14, 2005,
Edgewater, MD; Chicago, IL; and Brooklin, ME: ABYC, NMMA and Professional BoatBuilder magazine, organizers and
co-producers of the Conference on Marine Industry Technical Training (COMITT)
announce a great success thanks to all participants. 191 attendees made up of
boatbuilders, manufacturers, surveyors, repair facilities and dealers, marine
industry trade associations, as well as educators were on hand to discuss,
present and demonstrate their support of technical workforce education,
training, certification and professional development.
Click here to learn more:
COMITT Event & Photos
Also click here: COMITT: The Conference Story
Founded in 1930, the
Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology is the only nationally accredited and
state certified distance-learning school of small-craft design in the United States.
As the not-for-profit educational affiliate of the American Boat and Yacht
Council, Westlawn’s primary function is to assure a continual source of highly
skilled designers to the marine industry. To learn more about Westlawn, please
call (410) 956-7100 or visit the Westlawn website at www.westlawn.edu.