Partners

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
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Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism of Newfoundland and Labrador
Remzi Cej
Director Read Bio
World Ocean Council
Paul Holthus
Founding President & CEO Read Bio
World Ocean Council
Tina Liu
Chief Operating Officer Read Bio
Valerie Larkin
Technology Transfer Manager at Naval Undersea Warfare Center Read Bio
Newfoundland And Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs
Jennifer Bessell
CEO at NLOWE Read Bio
Invest Ottawa
Sonya Shorey
Vice President, Strategy, Marketing and Communications Invest Ottawa Read Bio
Lorelei Roberts
Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture of NL
Assistant Deputy Minister Read Bio
Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique
Sébastien Cann
Business Developer at Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique Read Bio
Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland: Academic and Student Affairs Department
Dr. Angie Clarke
AVP, Academic and Student Affairs (pro tempore) Read Bio
Women CyberSecurity Society (WCS2)
Lisa Kearney
President & CEO at WCS2 Read Bio
Rutter Inc.
Stephen Hale
Vice President at Rutter Inc Read Bio
GCE Ocean Technology
Owe Hagesæther
CEO at GCE Ocean Technology Read Bio
Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland: Ocean Safety Research Unit
Heather Carnahan
Professor and Lockheed Martin Chair for Marine Simulation and Learning at MI Read Bio
Association of British Columbia Marine Industries (ABCMI)
Leann Collins
Director, Projects and Stakeholder Relations at ABCMI Read Bio
Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship  (COVE) 
Sheila Patterson
Chief Operating Officer at COVE Read Bio
Genesis Centre
Michelle Simms
President and CEO at Genesis Centre Read Bio
EDGEWISE Environmental
Kayla Hunter
Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Edgewise Environmental Read Bio
50 for 30 Challenge 
50 – 30 Challenge
Government of Canada Read Bio
Nova Scotia Boat Builders Association (NSBA)
Jan Fullerton
Executive Director at NSBA Read Bio
Wartsila Canada Incorporated (NS)
Yasemin Mensah
Managing Director- Canada / General Manager- Quality & Safety, Energy Storage Business Read Bio
Katie Aylward
Katie Aylward
PhD Student at Chalmers University of Technology Read Bio
Canada’s Ocean Supercluster
Nancy Andrews
Vice President Communications at Canada's Ocean Supercluster Read Bio
Ocean Choice International
Cara Pike
Director, Marketing and Communications at OCI Read Bio
Annie Biron
Acting Regional Director, Canadian Hydrographic Service Fisheries and Oceans Canada / Government of Canada Read Bio
Open Ocean Robotics
Elisabeth Paul
Director of Business Development at Open Ocean Robotics Read Bio
Government of Newfoundland: Melissa Coombs 
Melissa Coombs
Economic Development Officer at Gov of NL Read Bio
Government of Newfoundland: Steve Butler
Steve Butler
Economic Development Officer at Gov of NL Read Bio
Entrepreneur: Cathy Bennett
Cathy Bennett
Managing Partner, Board Chair & Director Read Bio
Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland: One Ocean
Maureen Murphy Rustad
Managing Director, ONE OCEAN Corporation Read Bio
Sensor Technology Ltd 
Niru Somayajula
President & CEO, Sensor Technology Ltd Read Bio
Global Affairs Canada- Trade Commissioner Service 
Troy Sawler
Trade Commissioner Read Bio
City of St. Johns 
Heather Mills-Snow
Strategic & Economic Development Officer, Economic Development, Culture & Partnerships at City of St. Johns Read Bio
Ryan Research and Communications
Karen Ryan
President at Ryan Research and Communications Read Bio
Association of British Columbia Marine Industries (ABCMI)
Alex Rueben
Executive Director at ABCMI Read Bio
National Research Council of Canada (NRC)
Marie-Chantal Ross
Program Director at NRC Read Bio
Journal of Ocean Technology  (JOT) 
Dawn Roche
Managing Editor at JOT Read Bio
Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) 
Tim Perron
Atlantic Regional Coordinator at ICTC Read Bio
Destination Canada
Pamela Wilton
Business Development Manager, Economic Sectors at Destination Canada Read Bio
Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship  (COVE) 
Tanya Lush
Director of Workforce Development at COVE Read Bio
Pôle Mer Méditerranée 
Fanny Moutin
International Projects and Events Manager at Pôle Mer Méditerranée  Read Bio
Pisces Research Project Management Inc.
Kes Morton
Chief Executive Officer at Pisces Research Project Management Inc Read Bio
Genesis Centre 
Dyanna McCarthy
Success Manager- Enterprise at Genesis Centre Read Bio
City of St. Johns
Elizabeth Lawrence
Director, Economic Development, Culture & Partnerships at City of St. Johns Read Bio
Destination Canada
Virginie DeVisscher
Senior Director of Business Development Read Bio
Catherina Kennedy and Associates
Catherina Kennedy
President, Catherina Kennedy and Associates Read Bio
The Association of Engineering Technicians and Technologist of Newfoundland and Labrador (AETTNL)
Shannon Keating, PTech
Executive Staff Officer Read Bio
RBR Ltd
Greg Johnson
President at RBR Read Bio
Standards Council of Canada 
Holly Hedd
Program Manager, Engagement at SCC Read Bio
Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland: Centre for Marine Simulation
Captain Christopher Hearn
Director of Centre for Marine Simulation Read Bio
Caron Hawco Group
Caron Hawco
President of Caron Hawco Group Read Bio
SmartICE- Sea Ice Monitoring and Information Inc
Carolann Harding
Chief Executive Officer at SmartICE Read Bio
econext 
Matt Rumboldt
Marketing and Communications at econext Read Bio
Technopole Maritime du Quebec (TMQ)
Noemie Giguere
Executive Director at TMQ Read Bio
Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland: Office of Career Integrated Learning 
Paula Fulford
Placement Officer Read Bio
Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association (AC-ADA)
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Council of Marine Professional Associates (COMPASS)
Lisa Connors Pike
Manager of COMPASS Read Bio
Mitacs Business Strategy Internship Program (BSI) 
Libby Carew
Director of Business Development at Mitacs Read Bio
Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC) 
Cheri Butt
Chief Executive Officer at WRDC Read Bio
Nunavut Fisheries Association (NFA) 
Brian Burke
Executive Director at NFA Read Bio
Destination St. Johns (NL) 
Paul Bugge
Director of Sales at Destination St. Johns Read Bio
Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland: School of Ocean Technology
Joe Singleton
Head of School of Ocean Technology at MI Read Bio
Memorial University of Newfoundland: Research Department 
Dr. Neil Bose
Vice President (Research) Read Bio
Kraken Robotics
Bill Donovan
Senior Program Manager Read Bio
PanGeo Subsea Inc
Shelly Petten
Marketing and Communications Manager Read Bio
Nova Scotia Business Inc
Bridget Archibald
Export Development Executive Read Bio
Paul Brett
OceansAdvance Board Member
Associate VP of Strategic Partnerships at MI Read Bio
OceansAdvance Inc.
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Stephen Kelly
OceansAdvance Board Member (Chair)
Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy and Execution, KPMG Read Bio
Mike Maguire
OceansAdvance Board Member
President Currach Consulting Read Bio
Sharon Beattie 
OceansAdvance Board Member
Small Business Consultant Read Bio