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BC Ferries Opportunities Forum

22 Feb 2022
9:00am - 3:30pm PST

Event Details

09:00    Registration & Coffee - be prepared to show proof of double vaccination to enter the venue. For those coming in from the lower mainland on the 07:00 sailing from Tsawwassen, they may not arrive at the Forum until approximately 09:20.  

09:30    Welcome and Introduction – Alex Rueben, ABCMI

09:35    Opening Remarks Mark Collins, President & CEO

Panel A – Moderator, Alex Rueben

09:45     Shipbuilding – Ed Hooper, Executive Director Shipbuilding

10:00     Terminal Engineering Update and Forward Focus – Eric Monrad, Director Terminal Engineering

10:15     Fleet Maintenance Plan – Dan Riis, Director Fleet Engineering

10:30     Q&A

10:40     Coffee & Networking Break

11:00     Industry Show Case

  • Wärtsilä Canada – Mark Keneford, General Manager
  • Jastram Technologies – Robert Adie, Technical Sales Account Manager
  • Brock Solutions – Alex Pierce, Senior Product Manager
  • Panolin – Patrick Levesque, Business Development Manager
  • ThinkSensor – Pavel Hainz, President

12:15    Lunch & Networking Break

13:00    Industry Show Case

  • AES Engineering – Alex Greig, Project Manager
  • Canal Marine – Shawn Balding, General Manager
  • ABB – Kevin Andersen, Technical Solutions Manager, New Builds
  • Spar Power – Harnam Trehin, President

Panel B – Moderator, Capt. Jamie Marshall, Vice President, Shipbuilding & Innovation

14:00    Business Transformation Initiatives – Sheena Reagan, Manager Business Development

14:15    Coffee & Networking Break

14:35    On the Horizon Technology Considerations for BC Ferries – Bruce Paterson, Director Naval Architecture, Engineering; Miles McKinnon, Engineering Manager, Electrical Systems

14:55    Post BCF Decarbonization Design Lab – Industry Input Exercise 

15:25    Closing Remarks

This in-person event will be held in accordance with all Provincial Health Officer guidelines and orders.

Proof of double vaccination will be required to enter the venue. Masks must be worn inside. 

Are you an ABCMI Member who has a product or service you think BC Ferries would like to hear about? You may be selected to pitch at the Industry Show Case. Email your interest to

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22 Feb 2022
9:00am - 3:30pm PST

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