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Oceans Advance Newsletter – January 23, 2024


Oceans Advance and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador invite you to the Breakfast Series: Green Transition Fund 

The Green Transition Fund will provide support to projects for businesses, organizations, post-secondary institutions and industry associations, as well as other collaborative efforts to assist with the province’s transition to a green economy.

Presenter:Bradley Thorne, Program and Policy Development Specialist, Green Transition Department of Industry, Energy & Technology
Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Time:8:30AM – 10:00AM
Location:NRC – Ocean, Coastal and Rivers Engineering Facility, 1 Arctic Ave, St. John’s NL
RSVP:Email [email protected] to register for the event


SmartICE receives $100,000 to monitor snowmobile route between Nain and Natuashish.

Genoa announces a new initiative, the All Aboard! Shipbuilding Exposure Program. 

Consisting of 30 hours of industry exposure and work-integrated learning opportunities, All Aboard! offers participants an inside look at the unique work of shipbuilding, the opportunity to develop new skills, and provides training and guidance on preparing for a fulfilling career in the industry. Genoa especially encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds, cultures, genders, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.

No experience in shipbuilding is required.


Ocean Technology Council of Nova Scotia (OTCNS), in partnership with ACOA and the Atlantic Partners, is recruiting ocean technology companies interested in exhibiting within the Canada Pavilion or participating as a walker at the OCEANS Conference & Exposition at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore from April 14 – 18, 2024.

Call for Content: The summer issue of the Journal of Ocean Technology will focus on deep (ocean) learning. This issue will look at how artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, etc. are being used in the ocean sector. Submissions of peer-reviewed technical papers, essays, and short articles are invited. All materials are published online in open access format – making them accessible to anyone, anywhere in the world.

Employer Applications Open for 2024 Summer Employment

The Newfoundland and Labrador Government is now welcoming applications from eligible non-profit and private sector employers for the 2024 Summer Employment Program for Students.
Combining the previous high school and post-secondary student summer employment programs, the new program allows for increased flexibility, giving employers more time to prepare and submit applications, and ensuring prompt notification for employers to hire students.

For more information on the 2024 Summer Employment Program for Students, and how to submit an application, visit the following link.

Applications close Thursday, February 22, 2024.

Upcoming Events

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster invites members to join Todd Bailey, Chief IP Officer at Scale AI and Shafiq Manji, Director, Intellectual Property & Data Management at OSC, for the Practical Intellectual Property Considerations for Artificial Intelligence webinar on January 25, 2024. 

Cold Harvest 2024 – NAIA’s 29th Annual Conference & Trade Show will take place at the Sheraton Hotel in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada October 8-10, 2024

Join and participate in informative discussions related to aquaculture and its potential in our province, with an anticipated sold-out trade show, world class keynote speakers and guests, sessions and panel discussions related to aquaculture innovation, technology, human resources and consumer trends.

More information will be posted as it becomes available, here.

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