Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 6:00 PM EDT
Thursday, October 19, 2023 at 1:30 PM EDT

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Multiple sites within Resolve Marine's vicinity 
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316  

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Lodging Accommodations

Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port
1851 SE 10th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Room Rate: $159 single/double
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Complimentary Wi-Fi and hot breakfast

*Room block rate is available until September 18, or until full.

Local Transportation

A shuttle will be provided to pick up attendees at the Hyatt Place hotel and shuttle them to all event locations on Thursday. Please make your own arrangements to get to the Wednesday evening reception (a short 5 minute drive from hotel).

*You must bring your driver’s license ID, as its information will need to be gathered in advance of the shuttle ride to the Academy.


Katie Hill
Director of Operations
American Salvage Association 


Fall 2023 ASA Member Networking Event

October 18-19, 2023
Fort Lauderdale, FL

We invite you to attend our upcoming member networking event in Fort Lauderdale hosted by ASA's General Member, Resolve Marine. This event is a great opportunity to meet fellow ASA members and reconnect with your marine salvage colleagues. Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity to expand your professional network while building new relationships and strengthening existing ones in the maritime industry. 

This event is for ASA members only.  For planning purposes, please register now to indicate your intention to attend

Program Agenda


Wednesday October 18 from 6pm - 8:30pm

  • Evening reception at 15th Street Fisheries with speaker Dewey Morrison: Firefighting Foam Concentrate: Where We Were, Where We Are and Where Are We Going? The world of flammable liquid fire response is currently experiencing dramatic changes when it comes to firefighting foam chemicals. Dewey Morrison is at the forefront of the subject and will speak on the latest developments.  Please arrange your own transportation to the restaurant located at 1900 SE 15th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316.

Thursday October 19 from 9am - 1:30pm

  • Tour of Resolve Academy. Situated in Port Everglades, Resolve Marine’s state-of-the art fire and flood simulators have trained 50,000 students since the inception of the academy in 1994
  • Tour of Resolve’s 40,000 square feet warehouse that houses emergency response and OPA 90 packages, diving equipment and launch and recovery systems for subsea diving operations. Mix and mingle with salvage masters, naval architects and project managers. Led by Eric Smith, Director of Global Shared Resources of Resolve Marine
  • Catered lunch at LauderAle, Fort Lauderdale’s first nanobrewery

Please note: Bus transportation will be provided on Thursday from the Hyatt Place hotel to both tours and lunch, then will return to the hotel after lunch.  (*You must bring your driver’s license ID, as its information will need to be gathered in advance of the shuttle ride to the Academy.)

This event is sponsored by ASA General member Resolve Marine

This event is for ASA members only and there is no fee to attend. Please RSVP below to secure your attendance.