CoverHeadlines Maritime Forum, UNILAG, SIFAX organise TAAM conference By maritimemag May 14, 2023 ShareTweet 0 -Abiodun OBA The 2023 Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime (TAAM) Conference organised by the Maritime Forum of the Law Faculty, University of Lagos, in collaboration with SIFAX Group, comes up on May 19, 2023. The TAAM Conference is an annual event with the objectives of highlighting topical issues as well as cultivating the interest of students in the maritime sector. According to UNILAG Maritime Forum President, Goodness Ononogbu, the 2023 edition is themed: A Maritime Road Map Project: Making Nigeria a Leading Maritime Nation in the World” and scheduled to hold at the J.F. Ade Ajayi Auditorium of the university on May 19. The Blueprint Competition, a debate on topical issues in the maritime sector featuring students from different universities, will hold Thursday May 18. Ononogbu further stated that the conference will bring together professionals in the sector, academics and business to design a strategic roadmap that will position the country as a leading maritime nation in the world. Speakers at this year’s event have been carefully selected in order to generate ground-breaking insights on the conference theme. The keynote speaker is Temisan Omatseye, former Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) while Mrs. Funmi Folorunso, Secretary General, African Ship Owners Association of Nigeria will lead the panel session. Other dignitaries expected include Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Executive Chairman, SIFAX Group; Prof. Folasade Ogunsola, VC, UNILAG and other maritime industry stakeholders. © 2023, maritimemag. All rights reserved.