June 21, 8:30 pm.
Harbour Cruise and Reception
Tall Ship Silva
21st, we will gather at
the Halifax harbourfront boardwalk at 8:00 because we sail at 8:30 for a two-hour tour of the
Halifax harbour on the tall ship Silva.
Gaelic for “kitchen
party”). With a bit of luck we'll enjoy a fabulous,sunset or even catch
sight of a whale in the harbour, though sightings are admittedly rare.
The Silva itself is an extraordinarily stable, steel hulled ship, and
nicely refurbished for such events. Please join us for a memorable
all of her 150 guests in one area with a 360 degree view
of Halifax Harbour. Traditional varnished wood seating is placed
around the entire deck so guests can sit back, relax and enjoy the
art, classic white linens, cushioned bistro chairs and
nautical centre pieces. It features two large skylights that
allow you to view the sails & stars in the moonlight.
beer, wine, and cocktails and boasting a fine selection of
single malt scotches. There is plenty of seating with bar stools,
cocktail tables and a comfy cushioned settee surrounding the room.
schooner. During the first two decades of her life, she was used
in the Scandinavian fishing industry, with regular trips to
Iceland. In the 1960's Silva was refitted as a bulk freighter,
having her sailing rig removed. Silva continued coastal trading
until 1994 and remained in Sweden until the summer of 2001 when
Canadian Sailing Expeditions bought her and delivered her for the first
time, to North America.
For more information see the Tall
Ship Silva website:http://www.tallshipsilva.com/index.htm
|June 22, 9:00 pm
Wit's End Theatre presents
Science Inaction: A Love Story
Followed by a post-show
talk back and reception with the creators
Delegates can get tickets
at the registration table
June 23, 7:30 pm.
$35.00/person; Student/underemployed: $25.00
The banquet for the 2012 HOPOS Conference will be held at the
Waegwoltic Club ("waegwoltic" is a Mi'kmaq name meaning "end of water"). The club is located on the
beautiful Northwest Arm, a five-minute walk from the conference venue.
Join us for this great 3-course dinner (menu).
|Local Organizing Committee
Sina Adl, Micah Anshan, Adriana Benzaquén, Samantha Copeland, Ford Doolittle,Andrew Fenton, Mélanie Frappier, Lisa Gannett,
Letitia Meynell, Gordon McOuat, Kathryn Morris, Lisa Mullins, Andrew
Roberts, Ian Stewart.