2013-2014 dates announced:
Our regular luncheon schedule (Sept 2013 to May 2014) has been set. All of these will be held at The Chevron Center, except our December luncheon at the Westin. Please visit our events page for dates.
June 6 Special Luncheon!
Please remember the June 6th Special Luncheon takes place at the Westin Hotel, and is on a Thursday (not the regular Wednesday!).
ICETECH 2014 will be held at the Banff Centre, July 28-31, 2014. Emphasis will be on looking towards the future in a warming world. Visit the ICETECH website for more information.
Now open for applications!
John W Davies Memorial Award
Open to any full time gradutate student at a recognized university in Canada, whose research will assist in providing solutions to problems encountered in the Canadian Arctic or in cold ocean environments. Deadine for applications is Friday, May 17, 2013. More...
SNAME Arctic History: Look back 30 years, peruse Ice News from 1982.
Thank you to the Arctic Section's 2010-2012 Chair, Karen Muggeridge. Karen Muggeridge received the SNAME Certificate of Appreciation from Alex Brovkin at the November 16, 2011 luncheon.
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A gift to the City of Calgary from the SNAME A.S. in 1993. Click image for enlarged view and more information.
Welcome to the Arctic Section of SNAME!
Upcoming SNAME Arctic Special Luncheon:
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Commander Douglas Campbell, CO of frigate HMCS St John's will speak to us on naval operations in the North. Commander Campbell's ship participated in OP NANOOK 2012, sailing from Halifax to Greenland, Baffin Island, and Hudson's Bay, including a port visit to Churchill, Manitoba. More information.
Time: Check-In: 11:30-12:00.
Luncheon and Presentation: 12:00-1:00
Registration: Please pre-register for this event via email.
Cost: $25 SNAME members and retired professionals, $40 for non-members, $15 for students. Please bring cash or cheque payable to SNAME Arctic Section on the day.
Location: The Lake Louise Room at The Westin Hotel, 320 4th Avenue SW, Calgary.
Alex Brovkin thanks Geir Utskot for his excellent presentation, "Arctic Petroleum Development and Production" on April 17.
Frank Bercha of the Bercha Group presented an overview of the Gateway Project on March 20.
Dennis Barrington of Wet Works Marine presented Saturation Diving in Cold Waters at our Feburary 20 luncheon meeting.
Shannon Vossepoel of the Arctic Institute of North America started our 2013 luncheon meetings on January 16, presenting The Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS): Arctic Information at Your Fingertips.
The December 19th "Christmas Luncheon" was well attended, and featured Dan Masterson presenting: Load Transmissions to Foundations of GBS - Dynamic Loading.
Our first luncheon of the fall semester was held November 21, featuring Arno Keinonen's presentation: Modern Day Pioneering and its Safety in the Floating Ice Offshore.
The Luncheon Presentations cover a large variety of topics, including marine, Arctic, logistics, scientific research, ice monitoring, ice management, and more. Contact Alex Brovkin if you are interested in attending future luncheons or would like to present at one. Phone 403.234.5481 or by email.
Visit our archives page to review previous luncheons.
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