COAST Talks is a Virtual Speaker Series focused on the trends, challenges and solutions impacting our oceans. Watch as thought leaders from Pacific Canada and around the globe discuss vital topics such as the blue economy, emerging tech and research, and ocean sustainability. Each session features a moderated Q&A.

View our schedule of upcoming COAST Talks here or check out previous presentations below.

COAST Talks: Tidal Power

Oct 20, 2021

This month we’re taking a closer look at tidal energy micro-grids and the opportunities for remote communities to generate clean power.

COAST Talks: Island Class Electrification with BC Ferries

Sept 22, 2021

September’s COAST Talk will explore the Island Class Electrification Program with BC Ferries. The Island Class are battery-equipped ships designed for full electric operation.

COAST Talks: Ocean Renewable Energy – Powering the Blue Economy

Aug 18, 2021

Our August COAST Talk will provide a high level overview of the development of Ocean Renewable Energy to power the Blue Economy, as part of enabling ocean economic development activities in Canada.

COAST Talks: Cross-Coastal Collaboration in the Blue Economy

July 21, 2021

With the rapid rise of the blue economy, Canada has the potential to emerge as a leader in the development of solutions that support greater ocean health and productivity.