MRA conference scheduled for October


The Marine Recreation Association will hold its 46th annual Educational Conference and Trade Show October 23-25 in Monterey, Calif., and the theme for this year’s event is “Embracing Change.”

The 2017 show includes a number of presenters including keynote speaker Gary Griggs, professor of earth and planetary sciences at the University of California Santa Cruz who will address the MRA members on Tuesday. He will be followed by Robert Newsome, vice president, engineering standards, membership and association marketing for the NMMA who will discuss the state of the marine industry. Wednesday will kick off with an economic forecast from Richard Slinn, managing director of J.P. Morgan Private Bank.

A full slate of seminars and guest speakers will fill each day, covering topics ranging from weather protection, ground-fault protection, cyber risks, social media and more. Click on the link above to see the schedule.