November 15-16, 2018 
Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada

MASS16 Presentations

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  Thursday 27 Oct - "Northern Security & Surveillance - Converging Interests" DAY - 1
  0730 Registration Open
  0845 MASS16 Opening Remarks Lin Paddock / Paul Mitten
  0900 Welcome Address from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Minister Mitchelmore
P1 0915 Canadian Joint Operations Command - "The Canadian Armed Forces in the North:  A
Progress Report"
BGen Bruce Ploughman
P2 0945 United States Coast Guard - "Coast Guard Arctic Strategy" RAdm Steven Poulin
  1015 Coffee & Networking Break  
  1045 Government of Nunavut - "Security, Safety and Sovereignty: What they all need to succeed" Ed Zebedee
P3 1115 RCMP - "The RCMP's Role in the Maritime and the Arctic Domains" Steven Barker
P4 1145 Mcdonald-Laurier Institute - "Toward a New Polar Partnership: A Framework for Canadian-
Australian Cooperation"
Jeffrey Collins
  1215 Lunch  
P5 1315 European Union - "European Arctic Capability Development"

Capt (Ret'd) Sakari Martimo

P6 1345 Canadian Joint Task Force North "Northern Engagement: The Comprehensive Approach” BGen Mike Nixon
  1415 Commissioner Canadian Coast Guard - “Unarmed at the Front: Canadian Coast Guard’s
Perspective on Arctic Security”
Commissioner Jody Thomas
  1455 Coffee & Networking Break  
  1525 Omnispace - "Satellite communications service" Dr. Joseph Bravman
  "Maritime Domain Capabilities - Converging Interests"
  1540 Marine Institute/VMT - "Polar Code Training Requirements" Capt. Chris Hearn/Anthony Patterson
  1610 National Research Council - "From Ideas to Reality: Supporting R&D in Marine Engineering" Dr. David Murrrin
P7 1640 Irving Shipbuilding Inc. - "Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship Update" Frank Simei
P8 1710 Memorial University - "Canadian Network for Innovative Shipbuilding, Marine Research and
Training (CISMART): Steering a course for collaborative marine innovation in Canada”
Dr. Wei Qiu
  1715 Day 1 Wrap-Up Lin Paddock
  Friday 28 Oct          "Port Security - Converging Interests"                 Day 2
  0800 Continental Breakfast  
  0830 Goose Bay - "Canada's Eastern Arctic Gateway" Geoff Goodyear
P9 0900 Presidia Security - "Benefits of a holistic approach to Port Security" Steve Moore
  0930 Dept Homeland Security, Maritime Security Centre of Excellence -"Sensor-based approach to Port Security" Dr. Hady Salloum
  "Maritime Domain Capabilities - Converging Interests"
P10 1000 United States Navy - "The U.S. Navy's Arctic Road Map" Cdr Kelly Taylor
  1030 Coffee & Networking Break  
  1100 Royal Canadian Navy RAdm John Newton
  1135 Thales Canada - "Real-world Solutions for Shared Maritime Domain Awareness" Dale Potter
  1205 Overview of Institute of Ocean Research Enterprise (IORE) Jim Hanlon
  1215 Lunch  
  "Search &Rescue Capabilities - Converging Interests"
P11 1315 United States Coast Guard - "Coast Guard Arctic Capabilities" Priscilla Nelson
  1345 PAL - “Force Multiplier: A Contract ISR Platform for Domestic and International Applications” Derek Scott
  1420 Coffee & Networking Break  
P12 1450 "Canadian Armed Forces Joint Arctic Experiment: Capability Base Planning to Support Future Arctic Missions" Bob Thwaites
  1520 Bluedrop Performance Learning - "Innovative technology: helping make workplaces safer
through compliance and credential management"
Charmaine Freake
P13 1550 "Ship Detection and False Alarm Discrimination using RADSAT Constellation Mission in
Support of Canadian Armed Forces Project Polar Epsilon"
Kelley Dodge
  1645 Day 2 Wrap-Up Lin Paddock
    Conference Wrap-up and Close Lin Paddock


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