May 11, 2022 | Meet & Greet

Sponsored by OneOcean

May 12, 2022

Daily ChairJohn Lloyd FNI, CEO The Nautical Institute

07:00-08:00 | OPENING COFFEE

Sponsored by Fleet Ship Management HK

07:30-08:00 | Registration
08:00-08:10 | Welcoming Address

Captain Rich Marriott AFNI
Chair – Nautical Institute British Columbia Branch

08:10-08:20 | Opening Address

Captain John Lloyd
Chief Executive, Nautical Institute​

08:20-08:50 | Welcome

Speaker TBC

08:50-09:20 | Canadian Coast Guard Arctic Region

Neil O’Rourke
Assistant Commissioner
Arctic Region – CCG

09:20-09:50 | Transport Canada

Todd Frederickson
A/Director Marine Safety & Security
Transport Canada Prairie and Northern Region

09:50-10:30 | Arctic Maritime Security – Civil and Military Nexus

Moderator Troy Bouffard
Becca Pincus
Whitney Lackenbauer
Rob Huebert
Adam Lajeunesse

10:30-10:45 | COFFEE

Sponsored by BC Ferries

10:45-11:15 | Of Russians, Rocks, and Rescues: Some Legal Perspectives on Arctic Maritime Transportation

Jason Hicks
Bernard LLP

11:15-11:45 | Trends in Arctic Shipping

Jackie Dawson
University of Ottawa

11:45-12:45 | LUNCH

Sponsored by Martech Polar Consulting Ltd.

12:45-13:30 | Providing the right ice information for mariners


Moderator John Falkingham
Secretary International Ice Charting Working Group

John Parker
Canadian Ice Service   

Keld Qvistgaard
Danish Maritime Institute

Cdr Casey Gon
United States National Ice Center 

Pascale Bourbonais
Fednav Ice Services

13:30-14:00 |
14:00-14:30 | The Future CCG Arctic Fleet


14:30-14:45 | COFFEE

Sponsored by ITB

14:45-15:15 | Future designs Polar ships – Aker’s vision for Arctic container ships

Rob Hindley
Aker Arctic

15:15-15:45 | The new PC2 Icebreaking Cruise Vessel “Le Commandant Charcot”

Jukka Salminen CBP
Aker Arctic

15:45-16:15 | Japan’s New Icebreaking Research ship

Dr Takotoshi Matsuzawa

16:15-16:45 | Building Canada’s Polar Icebreaker

Russell Davison

16:45-17:00 | Daily/Conference Chair Summation
17:00-18:00 | Seaspan Icebreaker

Sponsored by Seaspan

18:00-21:00 | DINNER | Celebrating The Nautical Institute’s 50th Anniversary

Dress: Business (Semi-Formal)

Dinner Speaker:
The Nautical Institute – Capt John Lloyd, Chief Executive

Sponsored by:  Bernard LLP
Wine:  Synergy Maritime

MAY 13, 2022

Daily Chair: Captain David (Duke) Snider FNI

07:30-08:00 | OPENING COFFEE

Sponsored by Synergy Maritime

08:00-08:10 |Day's Opening Remarks

Captain David (Duke) Snider FNI

08:10-09:00 | Women in the Arctic


Moderator:  Bridget Hogan
NI Immediate Past Director, Information and Publications

Suzanne Paquin

Commander Mary Ellen Durley

Capt Lara Barrett

Capt Hanna Kujala
Ice Navigator Martech Polar

09:00-09:45 | Shipping Panel-What are the future Arctic Challenges and Opportunities

Moderator: RADM Nigel Greenwood

Courtney Legault

Eric Chamberlin/Keith Taylor
Holland America – Seabourn

Suzanne Paquin

Christopher Hughes
Schuyler Line Navigation TBC

09:45-10:15 | Panel-Training and Certification for the Arctic Marine Environment – Continuous Learning

Moderator Bridget Hogan 

Chris Hearn 
Director, Centre for Marine Simulation, St. John’s

John Lloyd FNI
Nautical Institute Accreditation 

Eric Chamberlin
Holland America – Seabourn 

10:15-10:30 | COFFEE

Sponsored by Greenwood Maritime Solutions

10:30-11:15 | Panel-From the Bridge

Moderator LCdr Angus Fedoruk

Captain Ivan Oxford

Captain Victor Gronmyr
Martech Polar Ice Navigator

Captain Patrick Marchesseau

Captain Lara Barrett

Bill Woityra

Captain Marc Pottey

11:15-11:45 | Deep Dive, Voyage Planning for Late Season Voyage

James Bond

11:45-13:00 | LUNCH

Sponsored by Robert Allan Ltd.

13:00-13:30 | Canadian Armed Forces – Challenges and Opportunities in the Arctic

VAdm Bob Auchterlonie
Commander Joint Canadian Operations Command

13:30-14:00 | AOPV’s – RCN and the North

Commander Corey Gleason
RCN ex-CO HMCS Harry DeWolfe

14:00-14:30 | USCG Polar Ice Operations – Looking back at Polar Star’s historic return to the Arctic

Captain Bill Woityra

14:30-15:00 | COFFEE

Sponsored by Synergy Maritime Ltd.

15:00-15:30 | Lessons Learned POLAR SAREX

Captain Patrick Marchesseau
Master, MV Le Commandant Charcot

15:30-16:00 | Daily Chair Wrap Up and Way Ahead

 Melissa Nacke

16:00-16:45 | Closing Comments

Captain Rich Marriott
Chair NIBC

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