Great Lakes & Great Rivers Summer Meeting - IN-PERSON EVENT

Starts:  Jul 19, 2023 04:00 PM (ET)
Ends:  Jul 20, 2023 05:00 PM (ET)

EVENT DESCRIPTIONJoin us for the 2023 GL/GR Summer Meeting in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan on July 19-20th!We kick off the event with an exciting group tour onboard the Original Soo Locks Boat Tours at 4:00pm Eastern Time on July 19th. Experience the fascinating history and operation of the Soo Locks firsthand.After the boat tour, transportation will be provided to the Kewadin Casino, where we'll host an ice-breaker reception featuring beverages and hors d'oeuvres. It's a great opportunity to connect and network with fellow attendees.The main day, July 20th, promises a wealth of enriching experiences. Join us as the US Army Corps of Engineers will lead us on tours of the Soo Locks, including the New Lock currently under construction! Witness the future of this vital transportation system.Additionally, we have arranged tours of the USCG Vessel Traffic Services Center, where a USCG expert will lead a presentation on "Icebreaking 101." Expand your knowledge of this critical maritime activity.To cap it off, explore the Museum Ship Valley Camp and its impressive collection of over 100 exhibits. Immerse yourself in maritime history and discover the stories of this legendary vessel.Don't miss out on this exceptional opportunity to learn, connect, and explore. Register now for the 2023 GL/GR Summer Meeting in Sault Ste Marie!


The section has a block of rooms set aside for the nights of 7/18, 7/19 and 7/20.  The venue has offered a discounted rate of $90/night to our members.  Room reservations can be made by contacting Kewadin by telephone at (906) 632-0530 or by forwarding a completed reservation form to Kewadin.  Be sure to mention that you are attending the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Meeting to get the preferred room rate!


Registration Dates

Registration Register Before
Early Bird Friday, June 16, 2023
Regular Thursday, July 20, 2023


Kewadin Casinos Hotel & Convention Center
2186 Shunk Rd.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

Pricing Information

Registration Early Bird Regular
Students $30.00 $40.00
Member $100.00 $110.00
Non-member $135.00 $145.00
Retired Member $30.00 $40.00
Guest $30.00 $40.00
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Travis Martin
(920) 363-4479