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The Association of British Columbia Marine Industries will host a Supplier Development Day on Wednesday, November 29th in Vancouver.

This event will feature speakers from leading companies in the marine sector and government representatives. Come and learn about all the business opportunities available for companies in the shipbuilding industry. 



The Honourable Bruce Ralston
Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology

Mark Collins
President & CEO, BC Ferries and President, ABCMI
Ian Brennan
VP New Construction, Supply Chain and Contracts, Seaspan
Jamie Turcotte
Vice President, Services, Thales Canada
Derek Buxton
Project Manager, Polar Icebreaker Project, Canadian Coast Guard



8:00 - Registration
8:45 - Opening Remarks
9:00 - Keynote Address by Hon. Bruce Ralston
9:45 - Panel 1: National Shipbuilding Strategy (Seaspan)
10:30 - Health break and networking
11:00 - Panel 2: BC Ferries Strategic Plan (BC Ferries)
11:45 - Luncheon and Keynote presentation by Derek Buxton, Canadian Coast Guard
13:15 - Panel 3: Repair, Maintenance and Overhaul Opportunities (Thales)
14:00 - Closing remarks


This event is open to both members and non-members. We look forward to seeing you on November 29th!


When: Wednesday, November 29 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Where: JW Marriott Parq Hotel | Kitsilano Room | 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver


Registration Deadline: Friday, November 24 at 5:00 pm.

Cancellation notice: Please provide a cancellation notice by 5:00 pm on the day of registration deadline.


Ticket Name Sale Ends Price Quantity
Members - Early Bird
10 Nov 2017
Sale Ended
27 Nov 2017
Members Only
Non-Members 24 Nov 2017 $200.00
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29 Nov 2017
8:00am - 2:30pm PST

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