The convention will be on the 27th to 30th August 2015 at the beautiful Hyatt Regency San Antonio on the Riverwalk, 123 Losoya St., San Antonio, TX 78205. The Convention provides a great venue to enjoy fellowship, get the latest information on Auxiliary programs, and attend informative workshops.

Event Date 27 August 2015 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 30 August 2015 - 5:00 pm
Location
Hyatt Regency San Antonio
123 Losoya Street, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
Hyatt Regency San Antonio

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Event Date 14 September 2015 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 18 September 2015 - 5:00 pm
Location Trenton

This year's Lifeboat Crew Exchange will be great, like the years before!

Check out the Lifeboat Crew Exchange website, for more details, or e-mail Linde Jelsma at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Event Date 26 September 2015 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 03 October 2015 - 5:00 pm
Location Europe

The second annual Ferry Safety and Technology Conference will be held in downtown Manhattan on June 2-3, 2016.

Event Date 02 June 2016 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 03 June 2016 - 5:00 pm
Location
Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House
1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004, USA
Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House

The next Lifeboat Crew Exchange will be between 24 September and 1 October 2016.

Event Date 24 September 2016 - 8:00 am
Event End Date 01 October 2016 - 6:00 pm
Location Europe

The Mass Rescue Seminar will be held in Valparaiso, Chile, on the 13th & 14th October 2016.

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Event Date 13 October 2016 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 14 October 2016 - 5:00 pm
Location
Valparaiso
Valparaíso, Chile
Valparaiso

Sobrasa Rescue will be held from 10 to 12 November 2016 in Florianópolis, Brazil. For more information regarding this event, please visit: http://www.sobrasa.org/sobrasa-rescue-santa-catarina-2016-9-a-12-de-novembro/. All IMRF Members are invited.

Event Date 10 November 2016 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 12 November 2016 - 5:00 pm
Location
Florianópolis
Florianópolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Florianópolis

International Maritime Rescue cascais 2016 verticalThe IMRF European Regional Meeting 2016 will be held in Cascais, Portugal, on the 14th to 16th November 2016, and is hosted by The Portuguese Platform for Defence Industries.

The meeting will also include a joint awards ceremony with Washington for the H.E.R.O Awards.

The registration is now closed. For queries, please e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Event Date 14 November 2016 - 12:00 pm
Event End Date 16 November 2016 - 12:30 pm
Cut off date 07 November 2016 - 1:00 am
Location
Naval Club Cascais
R. Luís Xavier Palmeirim, 2750-642 Cascais, Portugal
Naval Club Cascais

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Thank you to everyone who has made nominations of been nominated for the IMRF H.E.R.O Awards.

We have been overwhelmed by the nominations and will now start the shortlisting process.

Final details on the venues for the awards announcements will be announced in the next 2 weeks, but please put the 15 November 2016, which is when the winners will be announced, in your diary.

Event Date 15 November 2016 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 15 November 2016 - 7:00 pm
Location
Washington & Portugal
Washington, DC, USA
Washington & Portugal

The Future Technology Panel, FTP, is an arena for IMRF members to share visions, needs, ideas and knowledge about any and all things related to future tech and innovation that could help save lives at sea. Contact Fredrik Falkman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Event Date 22 November 2016 - 8:00 am
Event End Date 22 November 2016 - 5:00 pm
Location
Gothenburg - SSRS Headquarters
Talattagatan 24, 426 76 Västra Frölunda, Sweden
Gothenburg - SSRS Headquarters

For more information, please contact Fredrik Falkman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Event Date 24 November 2016 - 8:00 am
Event End Date 24 November 2016 - 5:00 pm
Location
Gothenburg - SSRS Headquarters
Talattagatan 24, 426 76 Västra Frölunda, Sweden
Gothenburg - SSRS Headquarters

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Event Date 06 March 2017 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 10 March 2017 - 5:00 pm
Location
London
London, UK
London

The IMRF Future Technology Panel (FTP) is an arena for IMRF members to share visions, needs, ideas and knowledge about any and all things related to future tech and innovation that could help save lives at sea.

This innovative panel is now in its third year and continues to grow. The Royal Dutch Lifeboat Institution (KNRM) will be hosting this year's event. To register your interest in the course, please contact Mr Hans van der Molen of KNRM at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Event Date 28 March 2017 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 29 March 2017 - 5:00 pm
Location
The Netherlands
Netherlands
The Netherlands
IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea - Calling for Nominations - 2017

The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization has the honour to invite nominations for candidates for the 2017 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea.

For this purpose, annex 1 to this circular contains Guidelines defining the purpose of and the criteria for granting the Award; the process by which nominations for the Award will be sought, considered, assessed, judged and decided; the form of the Award; and the manner in which it will be awarded.

Event Date 14 April 2017
Event End Date 14 April 2017
Location The World

Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) is the leading maritime event in Singapore driven by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). SMW gathers the international maritime community in Singapore for a week of conferences, dialogues, exhibitions and social events in celebration of all things maritime.

Event Date 23 April 2017 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 28 April 2017 - 5:00 pm
Location
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
460 Alexandra Rd, Singapore 119963
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
Third Annual Ferry Safety & Technology Conference

Please consider attending the Third Annual Ferry Safety and Technology conference sponsored by the Worldwide Ferry Safety Association. The conference will push forward on issues cutting edge explored at pervious conferences. Included will be:

Event Date 11 May 2017 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 12 May 2017 - 5:00 pm
Location
Pier a Harbor House, Manhattan, New York
22 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10004, USA
Pier a Harbor House, Manhattan, New York

Pacific Island Final3

For the first time, New Zealand is hosting the Pacific SAR workshop, a biennial event to build SAR capability across the pacific. The focus this year will be the four Pillars of effective SAR capability: SAR Governance; SAR Coordination; SAR Response; and SAR Prevention.

This workshop is an opportunity for industry leaders and SAR practitioners from across the region to build relationships, learn from each other, discover new technologies and develop best practice in SAR response.

Event Date 22 May 2017 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 26 May 2017 - 5:00 pm
Location
Crowne Plaza Hotel
128 Albert St, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
Crowne Plaza Hotel

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The Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference will again follow ANZDMC in 2017, held 24 May 2017 at Jupiters Gold Coast, QLD. Discounts are being offered to delegates who attend both Conferences.

More information on SAR17 can be found at www.sar.anzdmc.com.au.

Event Date 22 May 2017 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 23 May 2017 - 5:00 pm
Location
Jupiters Gold Coast
Broadbeach Island, Broadbeach QLD 4218, Australia
Jupiters Gold Coast

Call for Papers: Gender Implications of the Law of the Sea


The School of Law, University of Milano-Bicocca is organising a two-days conference on the gender implications of the law of the sea, to be held in Milan (Italy) on 25-26 May 2017.

Event Date 25 May 2017 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 25 May 2017 - 5:00 pm
Location
University of Milano-Bicocca
Edificio U6, Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo, 1, 20126 Milano, Italy
University of Milano-Bicocca
5th Annual Search And Rescue 2017 Summit

Defence IQ has just announced the event programme for the 5th Annual Search and Rescue 2017 Summit (Copenhagen, 30th May - 1st June 2017).

Event Date 30 May 2017 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 01 June 2017 - 5:00 pm
Location
Copenhagen, Denmark
Copenhagen, Denmark
Copenhagen, Denmark

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International Maritime Rescue Federation
50 Allardice Street
Stonehaven
AB39 2RA
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0) 1569 767405

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