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NIBC Conference: Arctic Seas Management

By BCShippingNews 22 May 2019
Nautical Institute BC Branch
Nautical Institute BC Branch hosts bi-annual conference

Arctic Seas Management Conference
Wednesday, May 22 to Friday, May 24, 2019
Where: Union Club, Victoria, B.C.

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  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. 

For more information, visit the NIBC Branch website