CEP - Rise of Canadian shipbuilding
Date & Time

20 January 2021
19:00 - 21:00 PST

Price
Free
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CEP - Rise of Canadian shipbuilding

Lecture
Date & Time

20 January 2021
19:00 - 21:00 PST

Price
Free

Availability ONLINE ONLY

The Chartered Engineers Pacific (CEP) are holding an online presentation on the rise of Canadian shipbuilding.

This online presentation will cover topics including: 

  • Seaspan Shipyard’s history/pedigree

  • The National Shipbuilding Strategy, Seaspan's transformation story

  • what Seaspan shipyards are building and how large, complex ships are built in British Columbia

  • some of the technical features and challenges

  • the critical importance of a learning organisation

  • the socioeconomic impacts

  • our partnerships and supply chain

and the work Seaspan are doing to inspire and grow the next generation of shipbuilders.

Speaker

Russell Davison is currently a senior executive at Vancouver Shipyards, one of the most modern shipyards in Canada and North America. In his role, Russell leads a multidisciplined team of planning and engineering staff who design, build and support large, complex ships for the Canadian Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy, under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS).

In his previous role at Seaspan, Russell led the design of the Canadian Coast Guard’s 88 metre Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel, which is now entering the construction phase. Russell joined Seaspan as a seasoned engineer and business leader, with 15 years of experience in the defence industry on a variety of complex programmes across the maritime, land and aerospace domains.

Russell is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering & Technology and a chartered engineer.

In 2011 he was the recipient of the Royal Academy of Engineering ‘Rising Star’ award.

Additional Attendee Information

No registration is required.

Please join the meeting using the Microsoft Teams link here.

Welcomes all interested members and guests.

 

Contact

Email - [email protected]

Name - David Woo

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