Maritech 2011 – Marine Engineering conference and exhibition

Just announced a few days ago…

Agenda for MARI-TECH 2011
Canada’s National Marine Exhibition & Conference
20/20 LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
A Vision of Canada’s Marine Industry in the year 2020

Presented by the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering (CIMarE), Vancouver Island Branch
May 5th and 6th, at the Ocean Point Resort in downtown Victoria, BC, Canada

Sponsored by

Lloyd’s Register
BC Ferries
BMT Fleet Technologies
Babcock Canada
Marine & Offshore Canada
Western Mariner Magazine
Martin’s Marine Engineering Page – www.dieselduck.net

DAY 1 – Thursday, May 5th, 2011

0800 – Registration – Coffee & Pastries
Master of Ceremonies – Mark Collins – Vice President Engineering – BC Ferries
0830 – Mari-Tech Chairman John Marrack – Welcome
0845 – Opening Address from Vice Admiral [retired] Peter Cairns – Honourary President CIMarE, President Shipbuilding Association of Canada
0915 – Paper #1 – Future Marine – Jack Cornett – Defence Research & Development Canada – A visionary analysis of marine engineering and science in the future.
1000 – Coffee Break in Exhibition Rooms
1030 – Paper #2 – Canadian Coast Guard Vessel Procurement
1115 – Paper #3 – MAN Diesel & Turbo – Dr. Dirk Thum – The Sulphur Challenge – Technology for Energy
1200 – Lunch in Harbour Room – Lunchtime speaker Rear Admiral Nigel Greenwood – Commander Maritime Forces Pacific
1300 – Paper #4 – Jeff Smith – Emerging role and increasing responsibilities of classification societies in Canada’s maritime industry.
1345 – Paper #5 – BC Ferries – Greg Peterson – A strategic approach to operating a marine transportation company within the environmental boundaries of 2020 and beyond.
1430 – Coffee in Exhibition Rooms
1500 – Paper #6 – Converteam – Gene Joelson – Inovelis Pump Jet Pod.
1545 – Reception with No-Host Bar
1800 – Bus departs for special event – wine tasting and dinner at the Church and State Winery in Brentwood Bay – After dinner, Babcock Canada will be giving a presentation on the moving of a submarine, by heavy lift ship, from the East Coast, to the West Coast.

DAY 2 – Friday, May 6th, 2011

0800 – Coffee and light breakfast
0830 – Paper #8 – STX – Tony Vollmers and Dan McGreer – A comparison study between propulsion options from conventional to alternative, green propulsion systems.
0915 – Two short papers by students from BCIT Marine Campus
1000 – Coffee in Exhibition Rooms
1030 – Paper #9 – Corvus Energy – Ron Burchett – Hybrid Ferry Concepts.
1115 – Paper #10 – Wartsila North America – Mark Keneford – The Hercules Project.
1200 – Buffet Lunch in Conference Room – lunchtime speaker Assistant Commissioner Vija Poruks – Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Region
1300 – Annual General Meeting Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering
1400 – Paper #11 – BMT Fleet Technology – David Stocks – Hybrid Propulsion incorporating Fuel Cells.
1445 – Paper #12 – Turmot Inc. – Bernd Graffunder – Lasting solutions fighting rust, lime, scale and microbiological problems in water bearing systems using methods developed by MERUS GmbH
1530 – Coffee in Exhibition Rooms
1600 – Paper #13 – AKA – Paul Jamer – The “ECO-nomics” of Modern Propulsion Systems (Hybrid Propulsion).
1645 – Closing Remarks followed by a Reception with No-Host Bar

In the Exhibition Hall, the following companies will be there to meet you, and introduce their products and services…

Young and Cunningham Canada Inc
Babcock Canada
Seaspan
Schottel
Jastram Technologies Ltd.
Wartsila Canada
Viega
MAN Diesel & Turbo Canada
QBM
Alfa Laval Inc.
Roper Resources Ltd.
Konsberg Maritime
ABB Canada
Sperry Marine Canada
Pol-E-Mar Inc.
BC Shipping News
Thordon Bearings Inc.
ABC Diesel NV

Please visit the official Maritech 2011 website for further details, registration, and sponsorship information.

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