Events Archive

Past Events

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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Jul 18

Ocean Connector: SeaLeon's Travels

COVE Event What happens when an autonomous vessel enters an international competition to cross the Atlantic Ocean, from Nova Scotia to France? The SeaLeon is a unique vessel as it is a tiny…


Jul 10

Halifax Chamber of Commerce: Effective Business Succession Planning with Dr. Robert Blunden &

Do you have a succession plan? Have you thought about your succession? A good succession plan will help ensure the transfer of your business goes smoothly and allows you to…

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Jul 07 - 12


We are pleased to announce that the 2019 EFFECTS OF NOISE ON AQUATIC LIFE conference will take place in Den Haag (The Netherlands) from July 7-12, 2019.  The meeting will follow…


Jun 30 - 05

UACE 2019 - Underwater Acoustics Conference & Exhibition

Scientists and engineers from universities, research institutes, government organizations and industry dealing with all aspects of underwater acoustics. Representatives from naval…

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Jun 28 - 29

2019 OTN Symposium: Track, Connect, Transform

This year, the Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) will host its annual symposium immediately following the 5th International Conference on Fish Telemetry (June 24-28 2019) in Arendal,…

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Jun 26 - 27

ACOA: Atlantic Venture Forum 2019

  Atlantic Venture Forum returns to Halifax, Nova Scotia in 2019 for our 7th annual event that brings together the best, boldest, most innovative emerging and established IT,…

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Jun 25




Jun 24 - 28


We are happy to welcome you to the 5th International Conference on Fish Telemetry in Arendal, Norway, on the 24th-28th of June 2019. We would like to invite our fellow…

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Jun 20

Ocean Connector: OFI Seed Fund Doubleheader

COVE Event Join us at COVE on June 20, for an OFI Seed Fund doubleheader with Jessica L. Bennett and Dr. Christopher Algar. The OFI Seed Fund supports ocean-related projects that offer high…


Jun 18 - 21

International Symposium on Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Oil Systems (ISMOS-7)

You will certainly not want to miss out on this amazing event! We encourage you to register now to not only get the early bird rate, but to make sure you do not miss out on this…


Jun 18 - 19

Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show

The Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show is the premier event focused on East Coast Canada’s energy industry, technology and business.  The Petroleum Show has been a mainstay event in…

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Jun 17 - 19

Oceans 19 Marseille-France

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


Jun 10 - 11

MRC Mission to the US Offshore Wind Conference

Marine Renewables Canada will be leading a Canadian mission to the  US Offshore Wind Conference , taking place this June 10-11 in Boston, MA. This mission is being supported by…

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Jun 05 - 07

H2O Conference 2019

Atlantic Canada and Nova Scotia, in particular, is home to a strong cluster of ocean industries and to ground breaking ocean research. This region is quickly becoming a globally…


Jun 05

COVE On-Water Demo Day

COVE Event The kick-off event for the OTCNS H2O Conference begins on June 5th at COVE with the On-Water Demo Day!  The full-day event will feature leaders in the ocean…


May 29 - 30


CANSEC has been held annually in Ottawa since 1998 by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI).  CANSEC 2018  was a great success and  CANSEC 2019  will…

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May 27 - 29

Atlantic BIOCON 2019

The Atlantic BIOCON Conference is a dynamic 2-day conference that sparks discussion and projects that transform our renewable natural resources into business opportunities. These…

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May 23

Ocean Connector - Seafloor habitat mapping w Dr. Craig J. Brown

COVE Event Seafloor habitat mapping: Ocean technology solutions to a global challenge Craig J. Brown.   Applied Research, Nova Scotia Community College, Ivany Campus, 80 Mawiomi Place,…


May 23

MNP - Investing in Innovation: Nova Scotia Innovation Equity Tax Credit Seminar

COVE Event Are you looking for investment to fund the future growth of your business? COVE & MNP invites you to a session on how you can attract government-sponsored investment into…


May 22

3D Design and Manufacturing Technology Seminar

Javelin is coming to COVE! We’re excited to announce an upcoming 3D Design & Manufacturing Technology seminar at COVE. 3D Design & Manufacturing Technology To seize…


May 07 - 09

Seafood Expo Global 2019

The world’s largest seafood trade event serves attending buyers, suppliers and processing-industry professionals from over 140 countries.

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Apr 25

Ocean Connector with Lloyd's Register

COVE Event The increasing use of data, and the emergence of innovative solutions in the marine industry offers unique opportunities. Many of these “new” technologies have been proven in…


Apr 09 - 11

Ocean Business 2019

Ocean Business is the hands-on ocean technology exhibition and training forum. Held bi-annually at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton UK the next event will take place…


Apr 01 - 05

Hannover Messe 2019

Hannover Messe is the worlds leading fair for promoting industrial technologies worldwide. The event involves all core technologies and core areas in industries ranging from…

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Mar 28

Ocean Connector - Sunsel Systems

COVE Event Many ocean technology products are at their core based on electronic designs. The sourcing of electronic parts, the fabrication and soldering parts on printed circuit boards and…


Mar 28

Additive Manufacturing Workshop, 3D Metal Printing

COVE Event The Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence (MAMCE), together with the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepenuers (COVE), Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) and…


Mar 26

Canada's Ocean Supercluster Collaboration Event 2019

Please join us at the  Canada’s Ocean Supercluster Collaboration Event  on March 26th in Halifax, NS. This exclusive event is focused on building and strengthening relationships,…


Mar 25

NSBI Workshop: Trade Show Intelligence

Trade shows create incredible opportunities for finding new clients, driving new sales, identifying new partners, or simply learning more about an industry. Trade shows are also…


Mar 22

Conference of Dalhousie Oceanography Students (CDOGS) 2019

We invite you to give a presentation and attend the  Conference of Dalhousie Oceanography Graduate Students  (CDOGS). This is an opportunity for you to share your research and…

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Mar 07 - 07

Spotlight on Local Innovation Dinner - Halifax

Join Engineers Nova Scotia for our Spotlight on Local Innovation on Thursday, March 7th, 2019, to celebrate National Engineering Month by highlighting interesting projects and…

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Feb 25 - 27

Oceanology International

Connecting the Ocean Technology Community across the Americas Taking place in the ocean tech hub of San Diego, it is a unique opportunity to discover the latest technologies…


Feb 25 - 27

Energizing Atlantic First Nations - Clean Energy Conference

Atlantic First Nations are keen to explore renewable energy and energy efficiency opportunities that will provide both economic and environmental benefit for their communities. To…


Feb 21

Ocean Connector with LeeWay Marine

COVE Event A Users Perspective on New Ocean Technology In the age of buzz words and a narrower focus on increasing ocean technology investment, new and exciting pieces of tech are finding…


Jan 29

Ocean to Plate - Lobster Industry Research Forum

Springboard Atlantic and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency are bringing together the harvesters, processors, buyers and shippers of the lobster industry with the research…


Jan 23 - 25

2019 SeaFarmers Conference

The sea farmers conference is a time to celebrate the future of the flourishing aquaculture industry in Nova Scotia. We come together to share regulator insights, recent…


Jan 17

Ocean Connector with Kelly Johnstone (BDO)

COVE Event What Should I do in Preparation of an Eventual Exit?   Exit Planning is the creation and execution of a strategy to allow owners to exit their business on their terms and…

Oct 22 - 25

Oceans 18

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