Atlantic Oceans Engineering Conference and iMERIT Annual General Meeting, May 15-16, 2023, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton Campus.

Day 1- May 15, 2023

Monday, May 15, 2023

Welcoming remarks:

Joshua Leon, Dean of Engineering, UNB

Jason Gu, iMERIT Principal Investigator, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax

Rickey Dubay, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UNB

Keynote speaker: 

Dr. Ian Church, Associate Professor in the Department of Geodosy and Geomatics Engineering at the University of New Brunswick. Dr. Church leads the Ocean Mapping Group at UNB, is the chair of the Canadian Ocean Mapping Research and Education Network, and is a Professional Engineer in the province of New Brunswick. He specializes in ocean mapping research and training, with almost 20 years of experience in the field.

Student presentations (details to come)

Day 2 – May 16, 2023

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Industry tour:

iMERIT students and co-applicants were invited to a tour at Eigen Innovations in Fredericton.


The Program Committee met both on-site and virtually to discuss various topics impacting iMERIT, chaired by Wei Qiu, Department Head, Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering, Memorial University of Newfoundland