2015-2016 Luncheon Schedule
Our monthly luncheon meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at the Westin in Calgary.
- December 16
- January 20
- February 17
- March 20
- April 17
- May 20
- June 17
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2015 John W Davies Memorial Award Announced:
Graham Warner, currently completing his PhD program at the University of Victoria, is the 2015 winner for "Localization of Bowhead Whales in the Offshore Oil and Gas Prospects of the Chukchi Sea".
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Join us at ICETECH 2016, August 15-18, 2016 in Anchorage, Alaska, USA. The Arctic Section and co-host Institute of the North are gearing up for the next ICETECH conference. Visit www.icetech16.org. Email the ICETECH Secretariat to discuss participation or to join our confidential email distribution list. Online registration is open.
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SNAME Arctic Section Luncheon Meetings
Join us at our next luncheon:
Date: Wednesday, December 16
Speaker: Bruce Calderbank, FRICS, CLS, PEng, Hydrographic Survey Consultants Intl
Topic: 2013 Tarsiut Caisson Potential Tow Route Survey at Tuktoyaktuk and Debris Survey at Thetis Bay
Time: Check-in: 11:30-12:00. Luncheon and presentation to follow (approx 12:00-1:00).
Location: The Westin Hotel, 320 4th Avenue SW, Calgary
About the SNAME Arctic Section Luncheon Meetings:
maintain our monthly luncheon schedule from September through May, meeting on
the third Wednesday of the month. (Our summer break runs June to August).
Presentations cover a large variety of topics, including marine, Arctic,
logistics, scientific research, ice monitoring, ice management, and more.
Program development is still underway for upcoming 2016 Luncheon Meetings.
Please contact us if you or a colleague are interested in presenting at a
luncheon meeting. Contact: Luncheon Coordinator - Glenn Davis via the Luncheon
invitations are sent by email to our contact list in advance of each event.
Please contact us
if you wish to receive information on future Arctic Section events or if you
are interested in presenting at a luncheon meeting.
Arctic Section photos and more ...
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|Join us at our upcoming luncheon meeting at the Westin on December 16.
Julia Kennedy-Francis of Kennedy-Francis Consulting presented: A
Collaborative Approach to Business Relationship Building in the Offshore
Industry at the October 21 luncheon meeting.
Tony Jang presented at the first luncheon meeting following
our summer break on Wednesday, September 23 at the
Westin Hotel. Tony, the Marine Systems Manager at AOC,
Inc of Washington, DC, USA, presented: Flexible Warships in
Foreign Navies: Applications for Future U.S. Navy Surface Combatants.
Glenn Davis is the Speakers Chair, and is pictured here with
Tony. (September 23 photos courtesy of Rebus Liu)
final luncheon meeting before our 2015 summer break was held on
Wednesday, May 20 at the Westin Hotel.
Dr Hester Jiskoot (University of Lethbridge,
Associate Professor of Physical Geography and Glaciology, and Director of
the Glaciology & Geoscience Laboratory) presented: Dutch
Whale of a Tale: Arctic navigation, weather and sea ice in 1710. This was
also our final luncheon with Alex Brovkin as Speakers Chair.
Tom Brown, Professor Emeritus, University of Calgary started off
our 2015 luncheon series with his presentation Flexural Failure of Ice:
What We Have Learnt on Confederation Bridge. Tom (centre) shown here
with Jim Bruce and Alex Brovkin.
On February 18, Ken Croasdale presented Engineering for
Canada's Northern Oceans (a study being conducted under the auspices of
the Canadian Academy of Engineering). Ken (centre) is pictured with Waleed
Jazrawi and Dan Masterson (left), and Alex Brovkin, and Jakub Ciring
The April 15 luncheon featured Frank Bercha presenting Molikpaq
Sakhalin EER Inspection and Analysis. Frank
(left) received the Arctic Section's thank you from Merv Edgecombe
(centre, past Section Chair), and Azmy Aboulazm (right, current Section
Merv Edgecombe, past Arctic Section Chair, received the
official SNAME certificate of appreciation at the April 15 luncheon meeting.
Merv is pictured here with Frank Bercha (left) and Alex Brovkin (centre,
who has served as the Arctic Section's Luncheon Meeting
Coordinator for many years).
Dan Masterson was inducted as a SNAME Fellow on December 1. Pictured here with his wife, Ginny.
Bill Maddock and Peter Noble (SNAME President) with Dan.
In attendance were friends and colleagues from Dan's over 40-year career
The celebration at the pub
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