The Consulate of Canada in San Diego and The Maritime Alliance (TMA) is encouraging members of the OceasnAdvance community to be aware of series of opportunities taking place at the Southern California Maritime Week, November 2-10, 2013 in San Diego, California: 

  • Talk to Ocean Observation and Marine Spatial Planning experts and decision makers interested in learning about your innovative products or services at TMA’s Blue Tech and Blue Economy Summit (see attached for details)
  • Build on existing relationships and make new strategic connections in the maritime industry throughout the week’s conferences, exhibits and social events
  • Meet with 2000-3000 attendees gathered to talk about Ocean Sustainable Solutions at the CERF conference

Please find the Southern California Maritime Week list of events and dates with links to register below.

For additional information contact Caroline Robitaille, Trade Commissioner, Consulate of Canada 402 W. Broadway, 4th Floor, San Diego, California 92101 |  Tel.: 619.615.4289 | Email: | | Government of Canada

Southern California Maritime Week; November 2-10, 2013

22nd Biennial Conference of the Coastal Estuarine Research Federation – CERF2013

“Toward Resilient Coasts and Estuaries,Science for Sustainable Solutions”

November 3-7, 2013, Town & Country Hotel, San Diego, CA

With more than 1,000 speakers in 70 sessions, and featuring plenary sessions around four timely topical themes:

  • Managing Nutrients in a Changing World
  • Responding to Sea Level Rise
  • Acidification Impacts on Estuaries
  • Anthropogenic Facilitation of Species Invasions

Keynote Speaker:  Jerry Zucker, Science and Entertainment Exchange – delivering accurate and meaningful science messages through popular entertainment media

More information and registration online

Esri Ocean GIS Forum

“GIS for Exploration, Ecosystems, Energy, and Climate Change”

November 5-7, Sponsored by Esri & hosted at World HQ in Redlands, CA

Using GIS for ocean research, protection and planning … visit the site for further details
Read  The Ocean GIS Initiative:  Esri’s Commitment to Understanding Our Oceans – FREE eBook (PDF)

5th annual Blue Tech & Blue Economy Summit

“Marine Spatial Planning & Promoting Sustainable Development in the Oceans”

November 7-8, in San Diego, CA

5th annual Maritime Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony

“A Sustainable Seafood Sensation”

November 7, at Liberty Station Conference Center

Isle Utilities Presents

Blue Opportunities in the Water Industry

November 8, at Liberty Station Conference Center

OceanSTEM Fest 2013


November 9

Sesquicentennial Celebration & Sailing of the Start of India

Maritime Museum of San Diego Celebrates 150th anniversary of the Star

November 9-10 on San Diego Bay

More information will be posted soon.