Our next meeting is:
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
GUEST SPEAKER: Darlene Seligman, Vice President, ARKTOS Developments Ltd
PRESENTATION: Amphibious ARKTOS Craft - Unique Capabilities for Arctic Operations
ABSTRACT: This presentation will cover ARKTOS all season ice-water-land mobility capability, its safety and redundancy features, specialized applications in the oil industry, and existing and new models, all illustrated with slides and videos. The ARKTOS Craft’s high level of amphibious mobility capabilities including operating in mixed ice/water conditions, climbing from deep water over vertical floe freeboards onto ice surface, operations in muskeg, and evacuation from offshore installations in toxic sour gas, fire, and extreme ice and sea conditions will be included. A discussion and illustration of the important safety features and redundancy for operation in harsh climates such as the Arctic will be given- including videos on a trial evacuation and a model test of ARKTOS in a 100 year storm in the Caspian Sea. World-wide locations of operations, several specialized applications that ARKTOS can support for the oil industry and the different models and sizes of ARKTOS Craft (both current and new models in development) will also be discussed. Two question periods are scheduled.
SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY: Darlene Seligman is Vice President of ARKTOS Developments Ltd. She has been intimately involved with the development of the ARKTOS Craft since the early 1990’s undertaking numerous key roles. On behalf of the company, Darlene also attends conferences, trade missions and trade shows internationally.
At the Westin Hotel, 320 4th Avenue SW, Calgary
Check-in: 11:30-12:00, luncheon and presentation: 12:00-1:00
Be sure to RSVP prior to the day.