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Out of an abundance of caution around COVID-19 and with a focus on protecting the health and safety of our employees, members and brokers, we are modifying our upcoming events schedule. Please visit amequity.com/coronavirus for more information and a detailed list of affected events. 



If you want to keep employees safe and claims costs low, it's critical to stay educated. That's why AEU puts an emphasis on training our members and brokers on the latest trends in safety, claims, leadership, staffing and more.

When registration opens, a link will appear below the event.


National Forum

This annual event addresses leadership, safety and claims-related topics important to shipyards, stevedores, marine terminal operators, and marine construction companies. For a day and a half, ALMA members and their brokers learn from industry experts and peers about field-tested methods, emerging trends, and solutions to common issues. The forum is held in major U.S. cities and typically draws more than 100 maritime industry professionals from the field of safety, claims, HR, operations and executive management.


New Orleans, LA | April 19 - 21, 2021

Registration has not yet opened for this event.



Regional Forums

AEU hosts one-day seminars throughout the year to provide educational information related to leadership, loss control, claims handling, safety culture development, and more. Held regionally and at no cost to ALMA members, these seminars are ideal for members of all sizes looking to learn new skills and network with others in their industry.

Due to COVID-19, we are currently providing online events only. We plan to resume in-person events as soon as we can ensure a safe experience for our event participants.


Members who cannot attend our in-person events may benefit from our ongoing webinar series, which covers topics of interest to the maritime industry.


We are in the process of planning virtual events for the remainder of 2020 and early 2021, and will publish them here when registration opens.

Continuing Education for brokers

Brokers may obtain CE credit by attending our courses on USL&H or MEL (maritime employers’ liability). Four hours of CE credit is granted for full completion of each course (eight hours total if you complete both courses).


We are in the process of planning continuing education courses for 2021 and will publish them here when registration opens.


AEU hosts periodic trainings in partnership with certified safety professionals. These trainings include OSHA certifications, Shipyard Competent Person training, and more.


AEU LEAD Online Learning Academy: Leadership Skills for Front-Line Management

Every supervisor deserves the opportunity to become a great leader. AEU LEAD helps them become one. Middle managers who participate in our workshops learn the skills to become highly effective leaders, which increases employee productivity, morale, and retention. This online workshop provides leadership development for front-line supervisors in labor-intensive industries. 

Who should attend: front-line supervisors, foremen, crew leads, and middle managers


We are in the process of planning AEU LEAD Learning Academy workshops for 2021 and will publish them here when registration opens.



AEU LEAD Online Learning Academy: Transformational Skills for Executive Management

Organizational change starts at the top. The skills required for executives to lead an organization from its current to a desired future state are people-oriented and transformational in nature. More important than ever before, transformational skills are the key to growth, improvement, and sustainability in the 21st century.

 This course is intended to provide executive leaders with the skills needed to support individuals completing the Leadership Skills for Front-Line Management workshop.


Who should attend: owners, executives, senior managers, those with direct reports that are primarily managers or supervisors


We are in the process of planning AEU LEAD Learning Academy workshops for 2021 and will publish them here when registration opens.

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