Maritime Security Conferences

Dalhousie workshop examines AOPS future northern operations

Major change is coming to the Royal Canadian Navy. In just a few months, Irving Shipbuilding will begin construction of the first vessel in the Combat Ship Program under the National Shipbuilding and Procurement Strategy. The Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), to be known as the DeWolf-class, will add many new […]

Naval Association of Canada 2014 Annual General Meeting and Conference

The Naval Association of Canada has released the details of their upcoming conference. It will be held in the Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa on Thursday, 2 October. The Annual General Meeting will be held afterward, running to 5 October. The Conference Theme will be – Submarines: Past, Present and […]

Latest news on the upcoming Coastal Zone Canada Conference

Dr. Susan Avery will be providing the keynote talk at the Oceans Gala Dinner at the Coastal Zone Canada 2014 Conference on Wednesday, June 18th. Dr. Avery is President and Director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI –  Prior to taking this position she was a member of […]

Coastal Zone Canada Conference, Call for Abstracts

Coastal Zone Canada 2014 is now accepting abstracts for presentations and posters for the conference taking place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, 15-19 June 2014. Under the theme “Our Coasts: Legacies and Futures”, sessions will address the following sub-themes: • Blue Economy: Working Waterfronts, Coastal Infrastructure and Resource Management; • Coastal […]

Coastal Zones Canada Conference, 15-19 June 2014

The call for Special Sessions for the Coastal Zone Canada 2014 Conference has been released! The conference will be held from June 15-19 in the beautiful city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and will mark the 20th anniversary of the first CZC conference. The conference theme is Our Coasts: Legacies and […]

The Oceans: Our New ‘Wild West’

[Moderator’s Note:  This article was published previously in the Halifax ChronicleHerald. It is reprinted here with the permission of the author.] Vice-Admiral Dean McFadden, retired commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, once described the world’s oceans as anything but peaceful and placid — more like “the wild west.” He spoke […]

Atlantic Council of Canada Roundtable on the Navy-Coast Guard, 13 September 2012

The Atlantic Council of Canada invites you to a roundtable discussion entitled: “The Future of the Navy-Coast Guard Relationship in Canada.” The discussion will be lead by Ken Hansen, Resident Research Fellow with the Centre for Foreign Policy Studies and Science Advisory Committee Member with the Halifax Marine Research Institute. […]

Van Horne Institute Conference on Logistics, 11 – 12 October 2012

The Van Horne Institute at the University of Calgary will host a conference entitled: “Ready at a Moment’s Notice: The Logistics of the Military and Emergency Preparedness.” This conference will focus on the expertise developed by the military and civilian agencies in supply chain and logistics as applied to field […]

Maritime Security Challenges Conference, 1-3 October 2012

The 5th iteration in the successful Maritime Security Challenges (MSC) conference series, will take place in Victoria, BC, Canada. MSC 2012 is presented by Royal Roads University in cooperation with Maritime Forces Pacific of the Royal Canadian Navy and the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. The venue for the conference […]

CFPS Maritime Security Conference 2012

The Maritime Security Conference 2012 will take place at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, from 4 to 7 June 2012. The conference title is “Delivering Maritime Security in Global Partnership: Identifying Cooperative Strategies for Future Maritime Security Engagement.”  The conference will be co-sponsored by the Combined […]