Mari-Tech 2016 | St. John’s Newfoundland

The Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering is internationally recognized for its conferences, technical symposiums and workshops, which are hosted by CIMarE’s branches. Several are co-hosted by related professional societies. 

The Institute holds the annual Mari-Tech Conference and Exhibition with the goal of enhancing collaboration, sharing ideas, and improving the quality of research and development within the marine industry.

This year’s conference will return to St. John’s Newfoundland. The conference theme:


Harsh Ocean Environments: Marine Engineering Challenges and Solutions.

In a changing world, this conference will bring together global leaders in the field. This gathering of interdisciplinary experts enables discussion amongst marine engineers and policy makers, improving cooperation and inspiring the next generation of engineers and architects alike, and is a key opportunity to foster international partnerships and alliances.

The conference features key-note addresses and track sessions on hot topics in the industry.




You can still register onsite upon your arrival The registration desk is located in the St. John’s Convention Centre Lobby.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Renowned for its ability to bring together top executives, experts and leaders to debate contemporary issues, collaborate on solutions, and define best practices through the conference program, one on one meetings and networking in the exhibition hall. 

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Exhibitor Opportunities

An annual industry showcase which welcomes more than 450 attendees, 60+ exhibitors and a distinguished line up of panelists, technical paper authors and keynote speakers. It is an exceptional opportunity for industry leading suppliers to reveal their state-of-the-art technological innovations and launch new products.

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  • The Canadian Coast Guard, accompanied by Public Services and Procurement Canada will provide a short procurement update on Coast Guard projects followed by a general Question and Answer session on Wednesday May 4th, 2016 from 1500 - 1600 hrs in the Bannerman Ballroom at the St. John’s Convention Centre.

  • Students from the Marine Institute will be presenting their innovative school projects on Thursday from 9:15 am - 9:45 am and on Friday from 14:30 - 15:00 in the Bowring Ballroom.


We are excited to announce an update to our conference program:

The Canadian Coast Guard & Public Services and Procurement Canada will be conducting business-to-business meetings on May 4-6, 2016 at the St. John's Conference Centre. Interested parties should contact Mike Truelove at 1-613-283-2697 or via email to book a 30 minute session.

Good News For Travelers To St. John’s

If you are considering attending Mari-Tech 2016 and have concerns about St. John’s historical record of flight delays and cancellations due to fog, you can be reassured by the fact that a $53 Million upgrade to the airport’s runway and instrument landing system has just been completed. The new CAT 3 landing systems are the most advanced in the world and will bring landing reliability fully in line with Canada’s two busiest airports, Toronto Pearson and Vancouver International.

We look forward to welcoming you to Mari-Tech 2016!!

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