News Category: Presentations

Tom Beasley and the Recent Indigenous Maritime Archaeology Conference

May 18th, 2023

On April 15, 2023, Tom Beasley chaired the Indigenous Maritime Archaeology Conference (IMAC), at the Joe Mathias Centre on the Squamish First Nation in North Vancouver. This was the first Conference in North America devoted solely to indigenous maritime archaeology topics. The Conference featured 12 speakers on maritime archaeology in the Pacific Northwest and Ontario, environmental change over time and… more »

Tom Beasley continues his Marine Archaeology Work

February 6th, 2023

Tom Beasley gave a presentation to the Archaeology Department at SFU on January 19, 2023 entitled the History, Evolution and Future of Underwater Archaeology in Canada.  The SFU presentation was in part to start a discussion at SFU and beyond, on the creation of: a graduate program in maritime archaeology at SFU; and a Canadian Institute on Maritime Archaeology, virtual… more »

Peter Swanson speaks at the 2022 IIC Annual Conference

September 15th, 2022

Peter Swanson recently spoke at the 2022 Insolvency Institute of Canada conference held in Kelowna, B.C. from September 8-11.   Peter was on a four person panel entitled: “The Intertidal Zone of Insolvency – Where the CCAA meets Admiralty Law.”  Peter was the sole maritime lawyer in a sea of insolvency professionals and provided some background regarding the arrest and… more »

Peter Swanson Speaks at Recent VMAA/CEITAC Seminar

September 6th, 2022

Peter Swanson recently spoke at an on-line seminar hosted jointly by the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CEITAC), the Vancouver Maritime Arbitrators Association (VMAA) and the CIETAC North America Arbitration Center entitled “The Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements and the Impact of Sanctions on International Arbitration.”   Peter spoke on the question of enforcement of agreements to arbitration under Canadian… more »

Jason Hicks Presents at Arctic’s Maritime Conference

June 8th, 2022

Jason Hicks recently presented at the Nautical Institute’s Maritime Arctic conference, held in Victoria, British Columbia on May 12 – 13, 2022.  Entitled “Of Russians, Rocks and Rescues: Some Legal and Public Policy Considerations on Canadian Arctic Maritime Transportation”, Jason’s presentation applied legal perspectives to  several current topics and was well received by the conference attendees. more »