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2014 Luncheon Schedule
~ No luncheons June to August
~ Our luncheons resume on September 17, 2014 at the Westin
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ICETECH 2014 will be 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.
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John W Davies Memorial Award 2014
Accepting applications now until Friday, June 20 (close of business Calgary time). 
Who can apply? Any 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.
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  Upcoming SNAME Arctic Section Events

  ICETECH 2014: International Conference and Exhibition on
       Performance of Ships and Structures in Ice

  Date: July 28-31, 2014 

  Theme: Performance in Ice
                - Looking to the Future in a Warming World

  Information: ICETECH website: www.icetech14.org
                        ICETECH Secretariat - Email 
  

  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.

Our next luncheon meeting is scheduled for September 17 at the Westin Hotel.

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.
 2014 PHOTOS  
       
 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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