November 15-16, 2018 
Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada

Featured Speakers

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Rear-Admiral Craig A. Baines

Commander, Maritime Forces Atlantic / Joint Task Force Atlantic, Royal Canadian Navy

RAdm Craig Baines began his career in the navy as a Maritime Surface Officer in 1987. His education includes a Bachelor of Arts from University of Manitoba, a Master of Defence Studies, and a Master of Public Administration. At sea, RAdm Baines navigated HMCS Chignecto… Learn More


Andy Smith

Deputy Commissioner, Strategy and Shipbuilding, Canadian Coast Guard

Mr. Andy Smith was appointed to the position of Deputy Commissioner, Strategy and Shipbuilding in August 2017. His previous position was in Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) where he was Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Real Property… Learn More




Rear Admiral (ret.) Nils Wang

Director, Naval Team Denmark

Rear Admiral (ret.) Nils Wang is one of Denmark’s leading analysts on issues related to Arctic security and the relationship between Denmark and Greenland. Before he became Director, Naval Team Denmark, he was Commandant of the Danish Defence College and… Learn More


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