COVID-19 INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
NEWS & UPDATES

Why not take a couple of minutes to Update Your Map Listing?
Throughout recent months our team have identified 2,000 organizations across Canada who operate within the ocean sector. This listing is now available for you to review online and, should you choose to, provide any relevant changes or updates to your information…click here.


Expression of Interest
IEEE MTS OCEANS2020 Conference and Exhibition – Visions for the Blue Economy
October 19-22, 2020
For more information click here.


Lab2Market aim to help Graduate Students with their Innovative Research. Click here for more information.


Farewell to Past President Dr. Gary Kachanoski.  Read more here.
Welcome Dr. V Timmons, MUN’s first female President. Read more here.


PanGeo Partners with ThayerMahan to Provide Seabed Survey Tech
The companies will provide technologies to reduce risk and provide 3D acoustic imagery to clients in the offshore energy industry, to national security stakeholders, academia and the scientific communities.  Read more here.


St. John’s company is making COVID-19 face shields for healthcare workers
PolyUnity to produce protective equipment for healthcare workers so they wouldn’t get sick when treating COVID-19 patients.  Read more here.

 

SEMINARS, WEBINARS, EVENTS 

Free Online Webinar
BDC – How to cope with the impacts of COVID-19 on your business 


On Demand – NATI – COVID-19 Disrupting the Economic Outlook


On Demand – Conference Board of Canada
Various webinars on productivity, mental health, engagement, etc. for management


The NOAA EBM/EBFM seminar series returns on April 8th 2020
The presentation is entitled: Adaptation, Resilience, and Transformation in Maine’s Coastal Communities.  For more information and to register, click here.


Free Webinar Series Launched to Inspire and Celebrate Ocean Innovators
Ocean Startup Project Update – Individuals in Atlantic Canada and around the world can participate virtually through a weekly, interactive webinar series designed to engage people who have ideas for ocean companies and technology solutions to help boost the ocean economy.  For more information click here.


AFN National Fisheries Forum: “Rebuilding Fish Nations”
June 2 – 5, 2020
Fredericton, NB.
Join The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) for their fisheries tradeshow that will showcase innovative technologies, tools to better manage your fisheries, boats, crew and gear. For more information click here.


H2O Home To Overseas Conference and Exhibition
June 15 – 17, 2020
Halifax, NS
The Ocean Technology Council of Nova Scotia in partnership with the Government of Canada, the Province of Nova Scotia and the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship is pleased to present the H2O: Home to Overseas Conference.  For more information click here.


Marine Renewables Canada Mission to IPF (Offshore Wind)
August 18-21, 2020 (REVISED DATE)
Rhode Island
For more information click here.


Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America 2020
August 30 – September 2, 2020
St. John’s, NL
In partnership with World Aquaculture Society and the Aquaculture Association of Canada, NAIA will host the largest aquaculture focused conference in Canadian history. The conference will feature hundreds of world class speakers and delegates from around the globe on the science, technology, business and social aspects of aquaculture. For more information click here.


Innovate Canada 2020 to Spotlight Ocean Technology & Science Sector
August 31 – September 3, 2020
St. John’s, NL
Canada’s global leadership in the ocean technology and science sector will be on full display.  For more information click here.


Atlantic Ocean Technology Delegation to SMM Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany
September 8-11, 2020
As the leading International maritime trade fair, SMM Hamburg is a great opportunity to meet with shipbuilders, technology partners, and companies in the Marine technology supply chain. For more information click here.


Noia Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition 2020
NEW DATE:  September 9 – 11, 2020
St. John’s Convention Centre
Noia’s 2020 Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition will offer the most current information from Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore industry. This annual Noia event is the largest offshore oil & gas conference in Canada and provides delegates with crucial information on trends and business opportunities in the east coast Canada petroleum industry. To register click here.


OCEANS 2020 Gulf Coast
October 19 – 22, 2020
Mississippi Coast Convention Center
The event for global maritime professionals to learn, innovate, and lead in the protection and utilization of the world’s largest natural resource – our Oceans. For more information click here.


Marine Renewables Canada Annual Conference
November 3-5, 2020
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Additional details and information will be posted on an ongoing basis with registration scheduled to open by April 2020.


BlueTech Week
November 16 – 20, 2020
San Diego, USA
BlueTech Week is all about the companies and the people driving the sustainable Blue Economy. It’s the annual event where hundreds of senior international participants gather in San Diego to highlight collaboration and innovation in sustainable ocean and water technologies and the entrepreneurs making it happen.  For more information click here.


Save the Date!!
Ocean Frontier 2020…Vision for the Future Conference
November 17 – 20, 2020
Halifax, NS
More details to follow soon!


Atlantic Maritime Strategy Forum – Proposed Oceans “cluster collaboration” event
November  2020
Brest, France
If you are a company active in the ocean technologies sector and looking to explore business opportunities in Europe, this is your chance to do so. For more information click here.