2009 Oct - Ocean Innovation 2009, Victoria BC

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2009 Oct - Ocean Innovation 2009, Victoria BC

Postby The Dieselduck » Sat Aug 22, 2009 2:36 pm

Ocean Innovation 2009
October 20-22, 2009
Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC Canada

Ocean Innovation 2009 - Greener Ships - Bluer Waters - will bring together key representatives from government, industry, academe and regulatory bodies to discuss and debate the present and future state of maritime shipping vis-à-vis the environment. During this two-day, single stream event representatives from the public and private sectors, along with the various regulatory bodies, will tackle the subject of Greener Ships under four sub-themes - efficiency, emissions, coatings and waste.

Ocean Innovation is now in its 7th years and has established itself as one of the prime Canadian conferences for the ocean and marine sector. An initiative by the Marine Institute at Memorial University of Newfoundland, the conference attracts presenters and delegates from across Canada and from around the world. By design, Ocean Innovation emphasizes the networking aspect and provides opportunity for exchange and building relationships through workshops and social events.

Latest developments:

Conference Chair - Captain Richard Coates, President of the Nautical Institute
Keynote Speaker - David Hahn, President and CEO, BC Ferries

Two pre-conference workshops planned on October 20th - Workshop 1: BC Ferries/FSG, Workshop ($50) 2: Esquimalt Shipyards ($40)

Victoria Shipyards Icebreaker Reception on October 20th at the Maritime Museum of British Columbia

Presenters October 21st & 22nd - Donald Roussel - Transport Canada; Jai Alimchandani - AP Moller Maersk ; Mark Collins - BC Ferries; Kongsberg; Germanischer Lloyd; Holger Jacobsen - Danica Diesel; Dr. Broder Hinrichsen - Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG); Robert Allan Ltd; Dr. Fai Cheng - Lloyds Register; Wayne Moore - DND; Gary Lovell - Rutter; Henry Kucera - Pacific Marine Analysis & Research Association; Denise Koch - Government of Alaska, Department of the Environment; Bill Gemmill - CamCoat Industries; Green Machine; Pacific Northwest CruiseShip Association; John Hatley - Wärtsilä; Jørn P Winkler- DK Group

Gala Evening - CFB Esquimalt Wardroom - Overlooking Esquimalt harbour, enjoy an evening of fine dining, guest speakers and West Coast entertainment.

Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities still available! For further information contact oi2009@camosun.bc.ca or Nannette Plant at (250) 370-3820

See the website for more information http://www.oceaninnovation.ca

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