Program

  • Marine Engineering : The New Wave is above all, a technical conference featuring a rich array of relevant technical presentations by competent professionals in their respective fields. The scope of the The New Wave 2014 conference is focused on the marine industry, its many challenges and opportunities and the wide range of expertise that it represents.

    The printed schedule will be in your complimentary copy of Western Mariner Magazine, available when registering on site. An addendum has been releases, which can be downloaded here, TNW Addendum.

    A full schedule and exhibitor list can also be downloaded here TNW Schedule and Exhibitors.

    Each technical presentations will be 20 minutes long with a 5 minute question period. There will be four sessions each day consisting of three presentation each, grouped in themes.

    June 11, 2014

    17:30 Guest arrival – speaker registration
    18:00 Exhibitor registration and set-up

    June 12, 2014

    07:30 Registration / Exhibition Hall open
    08:30 Opening address by Chairperson, Tony Cond, including:
    – some brief Administrative Notes
    – an introduction to Her Worship, the Mayor of Esquimalt, Ms. Barbara Desjardins
    – an introduction to Mr. Malcolm Barker, Master of Ceremonies

    • Session 1 – Marine Operations 1 – 0900-1015 hrs
      • 01 The Zalinski operation
      • 02 Ocean wave energy development in Oregon
      • 03 LNG as a marine propulsion fuel in North America: a focus on LNG piping products

       

    • Session 2 – Marine Operations 2 – 1045-1200 hrs
      • 04 Tidal energy project development in BC
      • 05 The HydroKite
      • 06 Seafloor geotechnical drilling

     

    • Lunch Day 1 – Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Technology grants panel discussion

     

    • Session 3 – Marine Design 1 – 1330-1445 hrs
      • 07 Leveraging engineering information for vessel construction
      • 08 Advances in hybrid and full electric propulsion for passenger ferries
      • 09 Development of an integrated design and analysis platform for hybrid-electric ship propulsion

       

    • Session 4 – Ocean Technology 1 – 1515-1630 hrs
      • 10 The West Coast Wave Initiative: developing ocean wave energy in BC
      • 11 Compressed air systems power by ocean waves
      • 12 International underwater logging

       

    • Evening at the Museum, Social Event, 1830-2300 hrs

     

    June 13, 2014

    07:30 Registration / Exhibition Hall open
    08:45 Day 2 opening remarks

    • Session 5 – Marine Operations 3 – 0900-1015 hrs
      • 13 Simulation of naval platform dynamics
      • 14 The analysis of seaworthiness in freezing seas
      • 15 Getting there: adopting LNG propulsion for BC Ferries new Intermediate Class ferries

       

    • Session 6 – Marine Operations 4 – 1045-1200 hrs
      • 16 Adaptive learning for vessel and equipment specific training
      • 17 The development of a docking strategy for recovering unmanned underwater vehicles from a submarine through virtual prototyping
      • 18 Challenges of deploying tidal and river turbines

     

    • Lunch Day 2 – Brian Carter, President, Seaspan Shipyards – West Coast update on the National Ship Procurement Strategy (NSPS) program

     

    • Session 7 – Marine Design 2 – 1330-1445 hrs
      • 19 Tools and concepts for quantifying turbulence in tidal channels
      • 20 The National Marine Electronics Association standard development for simplifying vessel wiring
      • 21 Engineering design of a floating tidal turbine

       

    • Session 8 – Ocean Technology 2 – 1515-1630 hrs
      • 22 Propulsion analysis with computational fluid dynamics
      • 23 Greening the blue revolution: opportunities for advanced marine and ocean engineering to create sustainable aquaculture systems
      • 24 UV light: a new kind of bio-fouling control

       

    Registration and Exhibition Areas will be open from 0730 hrs until 1730 hrs each day.
    Coffee breaks will last 30 minutes, with one in the morning, one in the afternoon; lunch will be 90 minutes long.

    Schedule subject to change.

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