NOABC 100th Anniversary and 2019 NAC Conference

This event, hosted by NOABC (celebrating its 100thanniversary) will take place from 2 – 6 October, 2019 in North Vancouver. The Conference Hotel is the Lonsdale Quay Hotel, the same hotel which hosted us for the 2009 NOAC AGM. As part of the proceedings, a UNTD sponsored dinner is being planned for Wednesday, 2 October at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club.

Planning for the conference, itself is well underway and will focus on Canada’s Pacific outlook, the JSS Ship construction program, and an international perspective on naval reserves. Speakers confirmed to date include Dr. James Boutilier (Marpac), Richard Fadden (former director of CSIS), Cmdre Martin Quinn, ADC, RN (Commander Maritime Reserves), and Cmdre Michael Hopper, CD, RCN (Commander Naval Reserve).

Conference room rates are being offered as follows:

Lonsdale Quay Hotel (Conference Hotel) 604.986.6111

$145 per night, plus taxes (upgrades available)

Group Rate under “Naval Association of Canada”

Pinnacle Hotel 877.986.7437

$169 per night, plus taxes (upgrades available)

Group rate is #21534

For air travel Westjet has offered the following:

For the Naval Association of Canada Conference, 5% off Econo* and 10% off EconoFlex and Premium fares for travel within Canada and 2% off Econo*, 5% off EconoFlex and 10% off Premium base fares for guests travelling Trans-border into and out of Vancouver. To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount code listed. Please to make a booking online.

Travel from: September 25 to October 13, 2019

Coupon code: *Guest web/Travel Agent web C16WK47

Promo code: *Travel Agent GDS only WWW88

Further information will be posted to the NOABC web page shortly.”