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UPCOMING EVENTS

2019 - Tuesday, February 12

POSTPONED! Committee Meeting

Postponed

New day, time, and location to be announced

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2019 - Tuesday, February 12

POSTPONED! Committee Meeting

Due to the weather affecting road conditions and the regularly schedule of BC Ferries, the regular branch committee meeting has been postponed.


Further details on re-scheduling will be posted in due course.

Postponed

New day, time, and location to be announced

2019 - Monday, February 18

Technical and Social Seminar

1330 - 1700

Mary Winspear Centre 2243 Beacon Ave W, Sidney, BC – room 2A

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2019 - Monday, February 18

Technical and Social Seminar

A four-hour afternoon seminar with one Panel  Session on Ice and Arctic Operations, and three individual speakers, followed by a small reception. An excellent opportunity to engage in current events and network with branch members, government, and industry.


(please note the change of location as of 11 February)


See the full schedule under Downloads.

1330 - 1700

Mary Winspear Centre 2243 Beacon Ave W, Sidney, BC – room 2A

2019 - Wednesday-Friday, May 22-24

Conference: "Arctic Shipping Challenges"

The Union Club, Victoria, BC Canada

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2019 - Wednesday-Friday, May 22-24

Conference: "Arctic Shipping Challenges"

This International two-and-a-half day conference will consist of informative presentations, interactive Q&A sessions, and panel discussions, bringing together key Canadian and international stakeholders in industry, environmental organizations, governmental transport authorities, coast guards, consultants, and technology providers. Social and professional networking opportunities are embedded in the program. Join us in Victoria, BC, to participate with leading executives and experts as we discuss opportunities and challenges associated with the maritime Arctic:

  • Trending opportunities for development in both Polar regions, from  tourism to mining, will result in an increase in ship traffic.
  • Developments in regulation, and their effects.
  • Economic effects of increased shipping.
  • Effects on indigenous communities.
  • Navigation standards, and Specialization of Navigation.
  • Roles and interests of other nations. 

See the page Conference 2019 for detailed information.

The Union Club, Victoria, BC Canada

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ADDITIONAL EVENT INFORMATION

2019_February18_UPDATED (pdf)

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PAST EVENTS

Tour of the MV ASTERIX - Thursday, January 31, 2019

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The NI BC Branch participated in a tour of MV Asterix, at Ogden Point in Victoria. MV Asterix is the vessel recently converted to act as a replenishment ship, and leased to the Canadian Government to support Canadian Navy operations.