The 2017 Mari-Tech Conference & Exhibition:
creating an experience you can't afford to miss!
It's official! The keynote speakers and technical program have been selected. The Mari-Tech Planning Committee is thrilled to announce the line-up of technical sessions for our 38th annual conference -- taking place April 19th - 21st, 2017 at the Hotel Bonaventure in Montreal, Quebec. Nine technical presentations, by leaders in the marine industry, will highlight their knowledge and expertise on various topics related to the conference theme 21st Century Marine Engineering Efficient & ECO Systems.
To take a peek at the preliminary program click here.
Mari-Tech 2017 welcomes the Honorable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, who will launch the conference with an opening address on April 20th.
Delivering the opening keynote presentation is Dr. Mary Donohue. Dr. Mary, as she is widely known, is North America's most pre-eminent keynote speaker on today's multigenerational workplace. Her ground-breaking research on generational learning and communication unlocks the secrets to raising productivity, employee engagement and even happiness at work. Her talk, interlaced with wit and humour, will leave the audience with actionable takeaways on how to communicate effectively in today's digital, multigenerational work place.
This is a Mari-Tech NOT TO BE MISSED by companies, organizations and individuals affiliated to the marine industry.
Early Bird Registration extended until March 24th!
**Registration is now open online following web maintenance.
With an almost full-house of exhibitors, two-days chock full of leading edge technical presentations, a dynamite keynote and plenty of opportunity to network with leaders in the field from around the globe, Mari-Tech 2017 has it all!
Review the registration fees and the approaching early bird deadline by visiting the Mari-Tech 2017 registration page here.
Make sure you check out the Evening Event: Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History. Delegates who register for the evening event can expect a night of socializing, delicious light fare, cocktails and the opportunity to explore an original underground circuit leading through archaeological excavations starting with Indigenous settlements. Don't miss an evening of networking and natural history. Please visit our website for pricing and registration here. This amazing experience is sure be a sell out!
We also hope you will join us for our Opening Reception on April 19th located at the Hotel Bonaventure in the Salons Fontaine included in the cost of registration!
It is with great pleasure that we announce that Public Service and Procurement Canada (PSPC) in cooperation with our federal partners, the Department of National Defence, Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Transport Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Parks Canada and Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada (ISEDC), will be delivering a Federal marine procurement outlook presentation on Wednesday April 19th, 2017 at the Mari-Tech 2017 Conference. Join us to learn first-hand about upcoming procurements in areas such as small vessel construction, vessel repair, refit and life extension, vessel chartering, and disposal. Plus, find out how procurement can be leveraged for industrial benefit in support of the wider marine sector.
We are also pleased to offer one-on-one meetings with industry on Thursday April 20th and Friday April 21st. Don't miss this opportunity to further engage in discussions with us!
Visit us at booth #29 for more information on doing business with the Government of Canada and on our interesting career opportunities.
Further information will be posted on www.buyandsell.gc.ca
in the coming week, including registration information for the Federal marine procurement outlook session and steps for reserving a 30-minute one-on-one meeting. Stay tuned!
This just in! We are almost sold out of booths and are establishing a waiting list in the hope that we can add a few extra booths on first come, first served basis. If you haven't reserved a booth, get on the waiting list and stay tuned.
Click here to view the live Expo Floor plan and check out which exhibitors will be on site at the conference!
Reserve Your Accommodations by March 19th, 2017
Hotel Bonaventure Montréal is located in the centre of beautiful, downtown Montréal.
As the hotel will become increasingly busy as the Mari-Tech Conference and Exhibition grows closer, we ask that you please reserve as early as possible to secure your accommodation needs. Please note this year Montreal is also celebrating its 375th anniversary creating additional demand on hotel accommodation. The cut off date for making hotel reservations is March 19, 2017.
Please visit our website for details on the beautifully appointed rooms that offer a choice of garden or city view. For further details and room rates, please click here.
We look forward to seeing everyone at the Mari-Tech 2017 Conference & Exhibition
in Montreal, Quebec on April 19th - April 21st, 2017!
The 2017 Mari-Tech Conference & Exhibition Planning Committee