October 31 - November 1, 2017  
Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada


Maritime & Arctic Security & Safety Conference (MASS17)

"Arctic Horizons"

From 31 October - 1 November 2017, the Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association will host the MASS Conference (MASS17) at the St. John's Convention Centre.
Newfoundland and Labrador
MASS17 will once again focus on the challenges associated with both northern and maritime environments. The aim of the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador supported international conference is to promote stakeholder collaboration, technological innovation, harsh environment research & development, and world-class education efforts that are contributing to various components of northern development. Building on the success of MASS16 coupled with the growing demands across stakeholders concerning maritime and arctic safety and security issues, and for which one entity cannot achieve solutions or policy responses in isolation.
The two day conference will draw a diverse group of speakers and attendees representing government, military, Canadian and U.S. Coast Guard, industry, academic leaders, Northern Leaders, research and other key stakeholders; featuring prominent individuals with responsibility, direct involvement or connection to these sub-themes:
  • Northern Security & Surveillance
  • Martime Domain Capabilities
  • Port Security
  • Search & Rescue Capabilities

On behalf of the MASS17 organizing team, we look forward to seeing you in St. John's in October!


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