2019 Luncheons

DATE    TITLE    SPEAKER ABSTRACT/
PRESENTATION
PHOTOS
Mar
20
The Story of Arctic Offshore Engineering
Dan Masterson, PhD, PEng, SNAME Fellow, Arctic Offshore Engineer,
Calgary, Alberta
Abstract
Presentation
2019-March-20-DanMasterson-02a.jpg Dan and colleagues
May
15
Offshore Escape, Evacuation, and Rescue (EER) Frank Bercha, PhD, PEng, SNAME Fellow, Principal, Bercha Group, Calgary, Alberta Abstract
Presentation
Bercha_image.jpg
Sept 18 Challenges to Sustainably Developing Canada’s Hydrocarbon Bounty Alan Murray, PhD, PEng, CEng, F ASME, Principia Consulting,
Calgary, Alberta
Abstract
Presentation
2019-Sept18-AlanMurray_receives_Dans_book.jpg
Oct
16
Recent Developments in Russian Arctic Oil and Gas Ben Seligman, PhD,  Oil and Gas Project Specialist,
Calgary, Alberta
Abstract
Presentation
2019-Oct16-BenSeligman_with_DaveMcGonigal.jpg 2019-Oct16-BenSeligman_presenting.jpg
Nov 20 Naval Architect Over Half Century George H.H. Kwan, PEng, Hon LLD, Calgary, Alberta Abstract
Presentation
Nov 20, 2019 - George Kwan presenting More photos to come
Dec
18
Films: Freighters to the Frontiers and High Arctic Challenge (by Denny Ranson) Stuart Russell, Livingstone Range Consulting Services Ltd Abstract December 18, 2019
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2019 Luncheon Photos
 
December 18, 2019  2019-Dec18-luncheon.jpg George Kwan, November 20, 2019 2019-Nov20-MCDV-George_and_his_wife.jpg
 Stuart Russell generated lively discussion around the two Denny Ranson films: Freighter to the Frontiers and High Arctic Challenge, both films showcased the PWA Hercules aircraft operating in the Arctic.
A super final 2019 luncheon on December 18. George H.H. Kwan presented Naval Architect Over Half Century on November 20, 2019. 1980s photo: the final of 12 MCDVs, with George and his wife in foreground.
2019-Oct16-BenSeligman_with_DaveMcGonigal.jpg 2019-Sept18-AlanMurray_receives_Dans_book.jpg Dan presenting Bercha_image.jpg
Dr. Ben Seligman presented Recent Developments in Russian Arctic Oil and Gas on October 16. Dr. Alan Murray started off our fall 2019 luncheons on September 18 with his presentation Challenges to Sustainably Developing Canada's Hydrocarbon Bounty. On March 20, SNAME Fellow Dr. Dan Masterson introduced his new book, The Story of Arctic Offshore Engineering, an overview of his career and ice engineering over the past 45 years. On May 15,  SNAME Fellow, Dr. Frank Bercha presented on Offshore Escape, Evacuation, and Rescue (EER).