The Mari-Tech Society of Canada

January 18, 2012 15:14 ET

The Mari-Tech Society of Canada: 35 Billion Dollar Conference / Shipbuilding is Here & Now

Re-Birth of Canada's Marine Technical Community: Mari-Tech 2012

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 18, 2012) - Prime Minister Harper visited Halifax last week for the first time since the Irving Shipbuilding's Halifax Shipyard was awarded the $25-billion work to build the next generation of Canadian naval combat ships. On the heels of this historic contract the Mari-Tech 2012 Exhibition & Conference is sure to be the destination place this April 10-11 in the nation's capital. The conference hosts, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and The Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering, welcome a renaissance of Canada's marine technical community.

Stay up-to-date on international engineering development and interact with key marine industry stakeholders in an era where the federal government's shipbuilding plans will help bring three decade of economic stability to the industry.

The two day conference is packed full with 32 track sessions, panels and exciting keynote speakers. Well regarded international speakers will be presenting topics ranging from high-speed vessels and offshore petroleum development to the latest in technical innovation.

**This will be a 2-day exhibition featuring more than 50 exhibitors. This is a great opportunity to meet representatives and marine personnel from across Canada, the United States, and around the world and to be introduced to the leading innovators in the industry. For more information visit

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