Events Archive

Past Events

Mar 12

Start-Up Yard at COVE Pitch Night

COVE Event Start-Up Yard’s Pitch Night is on March 12. Join us! At Pitch Night, Innovacorp-supported start-ups will have five minutes to showcase their venture to our ocean community.…

Mar 10 - 11

Workshop 🎓 Building Successful Relationships with Agents and Distributors

DATES: March 10th, 2020 | 8:30am – 4:30pm  Workshop session March 11th, 2020 | 9:00am – 12pm  One-on-one meetings with Martin Stemp – by request Location for both days –…

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Mar 03

Innovative Solutions Canada | New Plastics and Clean Technology Challenges

Through the Innovative Solutions Canada Challenge Stream, the Government of Canada invites small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to propose innovations that address specific…

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Feb 27

Ocean Connector: Fish Farms - Inspections Below the Surface

COVE Event Using submersible ROVs, fish farms are able to inspect the overall health and welfare of the fish at any time. One byproduct of this is reduced stress as compared to that caused…


Feb 25

ShipTech Forum 2020

The ShipTech Forum is a one-day conference that is intended to showcase emerging technologies, address a range of marine and shipbuilding issues as well as ship repair and the…

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Feb 25 - 27

🐟 22nd Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister’s Conference

The conference is continuing to grow with the addition of partners and more industry and businesses attending the conference. This year we will feature more international speakers…

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Feb 11 - 13

GLOBE Forum 2020

More than 2,000 business, government, and civil society leaders gather at our signature conference – GLOBE Forum – to share insights, find inspiration, make connections, and…

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Feb 04

Future Ship - UBC Marine Systems Initiative 2nd Annual Industry Workshop

After the success of the Inaugural UBC Marine Systems Initiative Industry Workshop featuring over 120 attendees and presentations from the Royal Canadian Navy, industry…


Jan 26 - 28

Pan-American Marine Energy Conference 2019

Pan-American Marine Energy Conferences are designed to complement similar research collaboration conferences in Europe (European Wave and Tidal Energy Conferences or EWTEC) and in…

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Jan 20 - 21

ICAOOAM 2020: 14. International Conference on Acoustical Oceanography, Ocean Acoustics and Modelling

The International Research Conference Aims and Objectives The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of…


Jan 16

OCEAN CONNECTOR | Arctic Sovereignty: Challenges for the 21st Century 🌊

COVE Event As the Arctic ice melts and the Northwest Passage opens to new activity, the question of sovereignty has returned to the fore. The definition of those waters, as either internal…


Jan 15 - 16

Coastal Futures

These conferences began in 1994. The title of the first meeting was ‘Marine Environmental Management – Review of Events in 1993 and Future Trends’. The meeting has evolved but the…


Jan 14 - 16

The Blue Innovation Symposium

The Blue Innovation Symposium is the premier event in New England for connecting the marine technology industry for education, networking and facilitating partnering…

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Jan 09

👩‍🎓 Student Internship Information Session

COVE Event Calling all students! Join us at COVE on Thursday, January 9th from 6 - 8 PM for an information session. Ask questions, meet the companies and mentors, and learn about our…


Dec 12

Developing Enhanced Marine Operations (DEMO) in High Flow Tidal Environments Webinar

Dr. Etienne Mfoumou, NSCC Applied Research, Halifax, Nova Scotia “Developing Enhanced Marine Operations (DEMO) in High Flow Tidal Environments” The high-energy Bay of Fundy…

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Dec 02 - 05

Arcticnet Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

An Invitation to Arctic and Northern Researchers, Indigenous peoples, Stakeholders, and all levels of Community and Government Decision-makers Canada’s North is experiencing…

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Nov 21

Ocean Connector: Drilling down on oil spill response with Dr. Ken Lee

COVE Event Dr. Kenneth Lee is the science leader for the Multi-Partner Research Initiative (MPRI), a program led by DFO under Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan focuses on the generation of…


Nov 21

Arctic Frontiers Abroad

“Pre-event” til Arctic Frontiers 2020: The Power of Knowledge


Nov 20 - 22

Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019

The World Ocean Council (WOC) Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) is the annual gathering of the global Ocean Business Community dedicated to advancing private sector action on…

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Nov 18 - 22

BlueTech Week

BlueTech Week attracts a growing audience from across the United States and globally for a series of intimate executive-level events that bring together representatives of…

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Nov 16

📢 2nd Annual Open House at COVE 🐚🐟🐙

COVE Event Join us in celebrating our one year anniversary!  Bring your friends, family, and neighbours to come to get a close look at the innovation and collaboration that happens…

Nov 15

NSBI - Global Value Chain Course

Nova Scotia Business Inc., in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), is pleased to offer  FITTskills  Global Value Chain. Manage your company’s…


Nov 14

SENSOR TECH PRESENTS Piezoelectric Materials lecture with Dr Eswar Prasad

Join Sensor Technology welcoming Dr.S.Eswar Prasad for a special two-part presentation about Piezoelectric Materials. Lecture 1 Piezoelectric Phenomena, Materials and…

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Nov 13 - 15

Canadian Science Policy Conference

The Canadian Science Policy Conference 2019 will be held in Ottawa, Ontario, on November 13-15, 2019, at the Westin Hotel. The conference will bring together scientists,…

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Nov 10 - 15

2nd International Workshop on Waves, Storm Surges and Coastal Hazards 2019

The International Waves Workshop has a long history as the pre-eminent gathering of ocean waves researchers. Noting the increasingly important role waves play as a significant…

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Nov 07

Ocean Supercluster Fall Mixer

This is a key opportunity open to all those interested in attending for networking with OSC members, stakeholders and future members. We’re creating an efficient way for you to…


Nov 05 - 07

Shellfish - Resources and Invaders of the North 2019

The goal of this symposium is to discuss the role of cold-water shellfish both as a harvestable resource and as important ecosystem players in northern hemisphere cold marine…

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Nov 05 - 07

Maritime & Arctic Security & Safety Conference

From November 5-7, 2019, the Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association (ACADA) will host the MASS Conference (MASS19) at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland. MASS19 will once…

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Nov 03 - 06

National Water and Wastewater Conference

The fifth National Water and Wastewater Conference will take place from November 3-6, 2019 in Banff, Alberta. Before the inception of this Conference CWWA hosted several stand…

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Oct 31

EcoCast: A Dynamic Ocean Management Tool

Presented by: Elliott Hazen and Heather Welch of NOAA and the University of California Santa Cruz Description: Dynamic ocean management (DOM) is emerging as a solution to the…

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Oct 29

Talent & Start-up Meet n' Greet

With so many creative and exciting ideas coming out of the tech start-up space, networking opportunities are the best way for you to get in on the ground floor. Join us on…

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Oct 29

INFO SESSION: Opportunities for Atlantic Canada Supply Chain in Global Offshore Wind Developments

Marine Renewables Canada and the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) recently commissioned studies to assess the supply chain opportunities for…


Oct 27 - 31

Oceans 2019

OCEANS is the bi-annual event for global marine technologists, engineers, students, government officials, lawyers, and advocates. These industry thought leaders gather for four…

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Oct 24

Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) Webinar

Using radar data to evaluate seabird abundance and habitat use at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy site near Parrsboro, NS. Dr. Phil Taylor and Jake Walker, Acadia…

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Oct 22 - 24

24th Annual Expeditionary Warfare Conference

Where can you hear about the latest advances in expeditionary warfare, network with government and industry representatives in the expeditionary warfare field, and see the latest…

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Oct 17

Ocean Connector: Dive into Big Data and AI with DeepSense

COVE Event New artificial intelligence (AI) models are published daily and the hardware required to use AI is increasingly becoming more accessible and usable, yet most companies and start…


Oct 06 - 09

Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop



Oct 01 - 03

DEFSEC Atlantic 2019

DEFSEC Atlantic is a major networking opportunity for the Aerospace, Defence and Security industries - the second largest of its kind in Canada. Focused on showcasing Atlantic…

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Sep 19

Ocean Connector: The Physics of Hydrophones with GeoSpectrum Technologies

COVE Event Join us in welcoming GeoSpectrum Technologies founder, Dr. Bruce Armstrong, on September 19 at COVE for our Ocean Connector. The physics of hydrophones is easy to understand;…


Sep 16 - 20


An Ocean of Opportunity The OceanObs’19 conference is a community-driven conference that brings people from all over the planet together to communicate the decadal progress of…

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Sep 01 - 06

MRC Mission to EWTEC 2019

Marine Renewables Canada, with support from the Government of Canada and the Nova Scotia Department of Energy, will be organizing a  mission to the European Wave & Tidal…

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Aug 22

Ocean Connector Sociable!

COVE Event This Ocean Connector is about one thing, and one thing only - being social! Join us for a dockside BBQ while you meet leaders in the ocean community.


Aug 20 - 23

Aqua Nor 2019

The fair Since 1979, Aqua Nor has been an important international meeting place for the aquaculture industry, and it is today the world’s largest aquaculture technology…

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Aug 17

Taproom Talk - The mysterious lives of wild Atlantic salmon with Eddie Halfyard

Taproom Talks are casual, public seminars hosted under the umbrella of the focal International Year of the Salmon. Big Spruce provides beer tastings as part of this event series,…


Aug 15

Nortek Day Nova Scotia 2019

Join Nortek for a day of educational presentations on the operating principals and deployment considerations behind the latest in acoustic Doppler current profiling (ADCP)…


Aug 15

MRC East Coast Summer Event

Join Marine Renewables Canada for our annual East Coast Summer Event, taking place on August 15, 2019 in Halifax, NS. This year, attendees can benefit from two (2) events in one…

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Aug 08

Your Ecosystem: Ocean Innovation in Atlantic Canada

Presented by Volta. Ocean Innovation in Atlantic Canada is a globally recognized area of strength, supported by organizations such as Canada’s Ocean Supercluster and the Centre…


Jul 30 - 01

Halifax Chamber of Commerce: Essentials Skills to Grow a Small Business

The Halifax Chamber is pleased to offer a FREE 10 week, educational program to help grow your business. This program is offered to businesses, managers, and employees at zero…

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Jul 23 - 25

Water Environment Federation (WEF): Nutrient Removal and Recovery Symposium 2019

This conference is held by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) in cooperation with the Central States Water Environment Association and The Water Research Foundation. The…

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