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NSBA AGM, Conference & Reception – Register Now!!

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 6:30 pm

NSBA’s AGM and Conference will be held on:

Thursday 8th March 2018 at the Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, Halifax.

Conference theme is: Finding and Keeping Young Employees.

Registration Fee: NSBA Members $50 & Non-Members $100 

Conference Schedule
11:00 am     Annual General Meeting
A new Board of Directors is elected.

12:00 pm    Lunch and view sponsor exhibits

1:00 pm      Opening Remarks of Conference

1:10 pm     Kayla Beck, Outreach and Promotion, Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association
Kayla will be addressing how to reach and connect with young potential employees.

2:00 pm    Dr. Sherry Scully, Director of Learning and Organizational Development, COVE
Dr. Scully will be identifying how industry can do better in connecting with potential young employees – and keeping them, once employed.

2:40 pm     Health Break and view sponsor exhibits

3:00 pm    Sean Kelly, Director of Business Development, GeoSpectrum Technologies Inc.
Sean will be explaining how his company connects with young people – and then keep them as employees.

3:45 pm    Panel Discussion
                  Moderator – Jan Fullerton, Apprentice Support, Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association
The panel discussion will comprise the three conference speakers plus Nathaniel Stabenow, a recent graduate of the Boat Builder Apprenticeship Program.

4:30 pm     Closing Remarks

4:40 pm     Reception with cash bar and finger foods
Lifetime Achievement Award and NSBA Boatbuilder Awards will be presented during the reception.

NSBA would like to thank our sponsors:
DSS Marine    Halifax Partnership    Mermaid Marine    Stright-MacKay
VistaCare Communications

NSBA also wishes to thank Nova Scotia Labour & Advanced Education for supporting our 2018 conference.

Contact the NSBA Office to register.


March 8
11:00 am - 6:30 pm




Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada + Google Map