2016 May - CIMarE's Mari Tech in St John's NF

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2016 May - CIMarE's Mari Tech in St John's NF

Postby The Dieselduck » Mon Nov 02, 2015 11:33 am

The Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering is internationally recognized for its conferences, technical symposiums and workshops, which are hosted by CIMarE’s branches. Several are co-hosted by related professional societies.

The Institute holds the annual Mari-Tech Conference and Exhibition with the goal of enhancing collaboration, sharing ideas, and improving the quality of research and development within the marine industry.

This year’s conference will return to St. John’s Newfoundland. The conference theme:

Harsh Ocean Environments: Marine Engineering Challenges and Solutions.

In a changing world, this conference will bring together global leaders in the field. This gathering of interdisciplinary experts enables discussion amongst marine engineers and policy makers, improving cooperation and inspiring the next generation of engineers and architects alike, and is a key opportunity to foster international partnerships and alliances.

The conference features key-note addresses and track sessions on hot topics in the industry.

More info - http://www.mari-tech.org/index.php/mari-tech-2016-home

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Re: 2016 May - CIMarE's Mari Tech call for papers

Postby The Dieselduck » Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:12 am

Mari-Tech Conference and Exhibition 2016's call for speakers is now open!

Do you have something you want to share about the marine industry that will benefit the Canadian marine engineering community? Do you have solutions to offer to the challenges of harsh weather environments? If so, we'd like to hear your idea for a 30 minute presentation.

Mari-Tech is Canada's premier marine engineering conference and, as the conference is being held in St. John's, Newfoundland this year, it is fitting that the theme is Harsh Ocean Environments: Marine Engineering Challenges and Solutions. Topics related to this theme will be given first consideration.

Mari-Tech's success is based on securing quality content that matters to the marine industry today. Therefore, the primary objective of the conference planning committee is to ensure the excellence of the speakers and presentations matches the expectations of the attendees.

If you believe you have a significant innovation, a discovery or new research that the marine community would learn from and enjoy hearing about, we invite you to submit your presentation topic for consideration.

For more information please visit our website.

Join the conversation at Mari-Tech 2016 in St. John's, Newfoundland, May 5th and 6th, and help us strengthen our efforts as we provide you with a forum to network, engage with and learn from other senior marine professionals.

For information on Sponsorships click here and for Exhibition information click here. If you are interested in other forms of participation, please visit our web site at www.maritech.org or contact Marie Claude Bureau at mc@creativerelationsplanners.com

Accommodations are conveniently located at the Delta St. John's Hotel, connected to the St. John's Conference Centre. Make yourself at home in one of the 403 air-conditioned guest rooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment.
This year's conference discounted room rate is $239.00 CAD (double occupancy) per night. A 17% HST tax will be applied to the rate.

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Volunteer at CIMarE's Mari Tech in St John's NF

Postby The Dieselduck » Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:12 pm

Call for Volunteers:

The call for volunteers is now open!
Volunteer at one of the finest educational and networking opportunities within the marine industry. The conference theme: Harsh Ocean Environments: Marine Engineering Challenges and Solutions.
The 2016 Mari-Tech Conference and Exhibition will be an ideal setting to gain and share information through presentations that offer the latest information on international marine engineering and best practices, including such topics as technology, marine safety, government ship building programs and engineering.

On behalf of the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering's 2016 Planning Committee, we would like to invite you to submit your candidacy for a Volunteer Position for our 2016 Conference & Exhibition.The Mari-Tech 2016 conference will take place at the St. John's Convention Centre, 100 New Gower St, St. John's, Newfoundland on May 5th & 6th, 2016.

Mari-Tech is currently seeking 20 volunteers to play an integral part of this year's conference. Should you be interested in submitting your name for consideration, please e-mail Shannon McLellan at shannon@creativerelationsplanners.com by March 24th, 2016.


Please check our conference website regularly for updates:
http://www.mari-tech.org

Details

We will be seeking to fill roles such as:
• Registration Attendants
• Door Monitors
• Expo Hall Directional Volunteers
• Entrance Greeters
• Room Monitors
• Time Keepers
• Production Assistants
• Unassigned Floaters
• Event Photographer
Volunteer Expectations:
• A minimum time commitment of 4 hours a day is required in order to obtain certain volunteer benefits.
• Each volunteer will abide by the Mari-Tech 2016 Dress Code.
• Volunteers are to sign a Confidentiality Agreement.
• Volunteers are to sign a Volunteer Contract and uphold their volunteer commitment to the best of their ability.
• Participate in mandatory volunteer orientation prior to the start of the conference.
• Past volunteer experience an asset.
Benefits of volunteering:
• Meet potential employers and future colleagues.
• Become familiar with leaders and specialists in different sectors of the marine technology industry.
• See industry trends, issues, programs and vendors in action.
• Experience and learn new skills through these opportunities.
• Complimentary conference pass.
• All meals included during regular conference hours (breakfast and lunch)

Submission Requirements

Please provide us with a brief explanation as to why you would be interested in and qualified for a volunteer position at the 2016 Mari-Tech Conference (max 300 words) along with a copy of your résumé by no later than March 24th, 2016.

Please contact Shannon McLellan-Volunteer Manager, via e-mail at shannon@creativerelationsplanners.com to confirm your interest or if you should have any questions.

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Jeffrey J Smith Guest Speaker at CIMarE MariTech

Postby The Dieselduck » Fri Apr 15, 2016 1:02 pm

Mari-Tech Conference & Exhibition 2016 Announces Industry Guest Speaker, Jeffrey J. Smith

Our latest addition to the conference is industry guest speaker Jeffrey J. Smith, former chair of CIMarE who will provide insight into the recent undercutting of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy and what this means for the ship building in Canada.

The federal government has confirmed that some of the smaller ships to be supplied to the Canadian Forces in the future won't necessarily have to be built in Canada. Mr. Smith will kick off the last day of the conference by addressing this serious challenge to the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy.


Regular rate registration ends April 29.
Don't miss out on this amazing industry event!

THE REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES
Conference Pass:
Attendance of all conference sessions
Access to the Exhibition Hall
Opening reception at the Delta St. John's at 6:00pm on Wednesday May 4th; breakfasts, refreshments and lunch on May 5th and 6th.
Documentation and conference material
Online access to the session presentations after the conference
Day Pass:
Attendance of all conference sessions
Access to the Exhibition Hall on the day you purchased
Breakfast, refreshments and lunch on the day you purchased
Exhibition Day Pass:
Access to the Exhibition Hall on the day you purchased
Breakfast, refreshments and lunch on the day you purchased

We look forward to seeing everyone at
Mari-Tech 2016 Conference & Exhibition in St. John's, Newfoundland on May 5 and 6, 2016!

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CIMarE's Mari Tech Key Note Speaker

Postby The Dieselduck » Fri Apr 15, 2016 1:31 pm

Anchors Aweigh! Mari-Tech 2016 Conference & Exhibition welcomes Keynote Speaker, Richard Martyn, producer of the successful series Mighty Ships. Now in production on its ninth season, Mighty Ships is seen in more than 100 countries.

The conference will set sail on Thursday May 5th with two exceptional Keynote Speakers. As well as Mr. Martyn, don't miss this opportunity to hear from Deputy Commissioner, Strategy & Shipbuilding, Mr. Jeffery Hutchinson.

Be sure to take the opportunity to engage with The Canadian Coast Guard & Public Services and Procurement Canada! They will be conducting business-to-business meetings on May 4-6, 2016 at the St. John's Conference Centre. Interested parties should contact Mike Truelove at 613-283-2697 1-613-283-269 or via email to book a 30 minute session.


Please Join Us:

We are excited to extend an open invitation, on Friday May 6th from 14:00 on, to our local Newfoundland fishing community as well others in the wider marine community and interested members of the public, to join us in networking with industry leading exhibitors on the Exhibition floor.

Visit the Centre for Marine Simulation!

Visit the Centre for Marine Simulation on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday from 4 to 6 pm and experience 2 of the 4 simulators (see descriptions below).

**Note that the two simulators will be determined by the Marine Institute based on availability.

Be sure to sign up for one of the tours when you register for the conference as space is limited to 24 people each night. Book Here

4:00 pm - Pick up at the Delta St. John's Hotel & Conference Centre
6:00 pm - Return to Delta St. John's Hotel & Conference Centre


We look forward to seeing everyone at

Mari-Tech 2016 Conference & Exhibition

in St. John's, Newfoundland on May 5 to 6, 2016!


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