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Mariners' Workshop 2021

Mariners' Workshop - Speaker Presentations Day 1


Day 1 – January 27, 2021


1100 – 1110

Welcome & Logistics

Shipping Federation of Canada

Michael Broad & Karen Kancens

1110 – 1120

Opening Remarks

Canadian Coast Guard Commissioner

Mario Pelletier


Government Agency Perspectives & Initiatives



Modernization of Canada’s Marine Navigation and Safety Systems

Canadian Coast Guard (CCG)

Antonella Ferro

1120 – 1230

Transport Canada Marine Safety Update

Transport Canada (TC)

Marie-Hélène Roy


CHS Update

Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS)

Dr. Geneviève Béchard


Global Strategies for Electronic Navigation




1240 – 1355

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA)

Mr. Omar Frits Eriksson


IHO Standards Development Activities for the Marine Environment

International Hydrographic Organization (IHO)

Mr. Abri Kampfer


Closing Remarks


Mariners' Workshop - Speaker Presentations Day 2


Day 2 – January 28, 2021


1100 – 1105

Welcome & Logistics

Shipping Federation of Canada

Michael Broad & Karen Kancens


Government Agency Perspectives & Initiatives



ECCC Marine & Ice Weather Program

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)

Dan Huang


National Research Council Update

National Research Council Canada (NRCC)

Marie-Chantal Ross

1105 – 1225

St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC)

Benoit Nolet


United States Coast Guard – Aids to Navigation Update 2021

United States Coast Guard (USCG)

Dave Lewald


S-100 Next Generation of Dynamic Geospatial Navigation Services: The Full Value Chain



Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS)

Louis Maltais


Teledyne Caris

Karen Cove



Hans Christoffer Lauritzen

1235 – 1355


Mike Montesano



Mark Hayden


Corporation des pilotes du Bas Saint-Laurent (CPBSL)

Pascal Rhéaume


Closing Remarks