Sea Power Symposium Set For Los Angeles November 4, 1977

The Honorable Robert J. Blackwell, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs, and Adm. Maurice F. Weisner, USN, Commander in Chief, Pacific, will be headliners for a Sea Power Symposium to be held on November 4, 1977, in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. Mr.

Blackwell is the keynote speaker at the symposium, and Admiral Weisner will be the honored speaker at the luncheon.

T.J. Patterson Jr., Western Region Director, Maritime Administration, will be the master of ceremonies for the symposium which begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. in the Venetian Room.

Guest speaker / moderator is Herbert Brand, president, Transportation Institute, Washington, D.C. Guest speakers at the symposium are James R. Herman, president, International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union; Charles Hiltzheimer, chairman of the board, Sea-Land Service, Inc.; Vice Adm. William St.

George, USN, Commander, Naval Surface Forces, Pacific; Vice Adm. Austin C. Wagner, USCG, Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area, and Commander, Twelfth Coast Guard District; Shannon Wall, president, National Maritime Union; and Don Walsh, director, Institute for Marine and Coastal Studies, University of Southern California.

The luncheon at 12:30 p.m.

will cost $10. Reservations are to be made with Mrs. Monika Wegener, International Commerce and Maritime Division, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, 404 A. Bixel Street, Los Angeles, Calif. 90017.

The symposium is sponsored by the Navy League of the United States and the National Maritime Council.

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