News Releases

SUBJECT: Memorial University and Marine Institute to Host Human Performance at Sea Symposium
DATE: Oct. 27, 2003



The American-British-Canadian-Dutch Group on Human Performance at Sea, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation and the Centre for Marine Simulation will host a symposium at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.

Researchers with the National Department of Defence, government sponsored research institutes, privatized companies and universities will attend this one-day symposium to discuss factors affecting human performance at sea including ship design, safety, motion sickness and measuring its effects on marine operations.

A tour of MI's Centre for Marine Simulation will follow.

WHEN: Monday, October 27, 2003
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
WHERE: Hampton Hall
Marine Institute
155 Ridge Road
St. John, NL

Scott MacKinnon
Human Kinetics and Recreation
Memorial University
Tel: (709)737-8807

Captain Anthony Patterson
Centre for Marine Simulation
Marine Institute
Tel: (709) 778-0305
Cell: 709- 687-6889

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