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Longtime Arctic Section Member Honoured. Dan Masterson was inducted as a Fellow of SNAME at a Ceremony and Celebration on Monday, December 1, 2014. SNAME President Peter Noble awarded the Fellow certificate. Alex Brovkin and Bill Maddock spoke eloquently about Dan, his professional accomplishments, and his career in the Arctic offshore marine industry that spans more than 40 years. Colleagues, family, and friends attended the ceremony at the Glenbow and the celebration afterwards at the James Joyce Pub.
>> Dec 1 Program >>
      >> Dec 1 Photos >>  

2015 Luncheon Schedule
~ Our luncheons at the Westin are
    on Wednesdays:
     - January 21
     - February 18
     - March 18
     - April 15
     - May 20
>> Details >>

 
Larissa Pizzolato awarded
     the 2014 John W Davies Memorial
     Award   

for "Trends and Spatial Variability of Sea Ice and Arctic Shipping Activities in Canada, 1990 to 2013"
>> Recipient details


This scholarship is awarded annually to a full time graduate student enrolled in a recognized university in Canada or the US State of Alaska, whose research will assist in providing solutions to problems encountered in the Arctic or cold ocean environments.
>> More information >>

ICETECH 2014 was held at the Banff Conference Centre: July 28-31, 2014 in Banff, Alberta, Canada. This conference, hosted by the Arctic Section, is held every two years. The next ICETECH will be in 2016.   
>> Go to the ICETECH website >>


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Attend the Texas Section's Luncheons or other events

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Best wishes for the holiday season from the Arctic Section! 




SNAME Arctic Section Luncheon Meeting

 
Please RSVP for: 
  January 21, 2015 Luncheon at the Westin
             

   Speaker:
Thomas Brown, Professor Emeritus, Dept of Civil Engineering, University of Calgary
            
   Title: On the Confederation Bridge

   Abstract: >> More information coming >>

   Date:
 Wednesday, January 21

   Times:  Doors & registration open at 11:30am
                 Luncheon begins at 12:00

   Location: The Westin Hotel, 320 4th Avenue SW, Calgary
   

  About the SNAME Arctic Section Luncheon Meetings 

We 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.
           
Contact: Luncheon Coordinator - Alex Brovkin - Email, Phone (403) 234-5481
                Luncheon Secretariat - Susan Bercha - Email

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.
Photos from December 1, 2014  
       
 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.  Friends and colleagues from Dan's over 40-year career were there   The celebration at the pub

>> More photos >>
 2014 Luncheon Photos      
       
 Sudhir Pai wrapped up our 2014 luncheons with his presentation on the autonomous marine vehicle, Wave Glider. Sudhir is Vice President of Liquid Robotics Oil and Gas, a joint venture with Schlumberger. 
Canatec President, Chris Hill, presented The Arctic Energy Gatesway on November 12. The Arctic Section's thank you gift was presented by Alex Brovkin. David Currie, President of GeoAnalytic Inc gave the October 15 presentation: Results of a study of polynya duration and extent
in the Canadian Arctic and Northwest Greenland
. Karen Muggeridge presented the Arctic Section's thank you gift.
Len Maier, currently retired, formerly Halliburton's VP of International Operations, presented Killing the World's Most Northerly Blowout at the Westin on September 17. Pictured here (left to right): Ron Maier, Len Maier, and Alex Brovkin. 
       
  Bruce Seligman of ARKTOS presented an overview of ARKTOS development on May 21. Bruce called on the audience to discuss existing or new evacuation challenges. On April 16, Bastiaan Lammers (Boskalis) and Gerry Sarlis (Dockwise) gave a joint presentation on Integrated Marine Approach for Preparation, Transport and Installation Operations in the Arctic. Roger Pilkington spoke on Arctic Offshore Development Concepts - History and Evolution on March 16 at the Westin.    In The Base for the Beaufort on January 16, Doug Matthews addressed the opportunities and challenges of a Tuk port. 
       
  SNAME is the premier North American society for professionals engaged in ship design, construction and operations.
Its Arctic Section is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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