Exhibit Hall Activities

Exhibitors at the WMRC 2019 Congress will host some interesting activities for you:

  • Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall: Saturday, June 15, 17:30 – 19:30

  • Cocktail Reception in the Exhibit Hall: Sunday, June 16, 17:00-18:00

  • Networking Breaks in the Exhibit Hall:

    • Sunday, June 16, 11:00-11:45 – Networking Break
      Supported by
    • Sunday, June 16, 15:15-16:00 – Networking Break
      Supported by 
    • Monday, June 17, 9:45-10:30 – Networking Break
    • Monday, June 17, 11:30-12:15 – Networking Break
    • Monday, June 17, 15:30-16:15 – Networking Break
  • Lunch Breaks in the Exhibit Hall:

    • Sunday, June 16, 13:00-13:30 – Showcase
      Presented by

      Announcing the new SafeTrx wearable for tracking and alerting
      SafeTrx, the marine tracking and alerting technologies suite built by 8 West Consulting, will showcase the new SafeTrx wearable tracking and alerting device. The SafeTrx wearable features a long battery life, activity tracking, monitoring and emergency alerting, permanent connection to 4G/5G IoT mobile data networks, and many connected lifestyle features. Critically, the wearable connects adventurers with search and rescue responders in the event of an emergency, using the IoT mobile data network to permanently connect the device to transmit position, speed, track and other information to safety authorities. The SafeTrx wearable is a safety tool for when it matters most.

      • John Murphy, CEO, 8 West Consulting
      • Anders Strömberg, Head of Wearable Platform Dept., Network Communication Europe, Sony Mobile Communications AB

    • Sunday, June 16, 13:30-14:00 – Showcase
      Presented by

      Next Generation Electronic Search and Rescue Patterns for the World
      Join FLIR/Raymarine Global Software Product Manager and team to see what happens when lifesavers, agile software development teams and international Search and Rescue theory all collide. The result is a proven user interface enabling Search Rescue Unit operators to create complex SAR patterns within seconds with superior results expected by the Rescue Coordination Centers around the world.

      • Mark Garland, Global Product Manager for Lighthouse Software, Mobile and Systems Integration
      • Joe Abeyta, Director of First Responder Business Development

    • Monday, June 17, 13:15-14:30 – Women in SAR Networking Lunch
      Supported by 


View some of the promoted videos from our sponsors:


Still in Vancouver on Tuesday? Check out these super interesting tours!

  • Mustang Survival Waterlife Studio and Factory Tour: Tuesday, June 18, your choice of 2 tours: 9:00 or 13:00
    Space is limited. To take advantage of this rare opportunity please RSVP to lfergusson@mustangsurvival.com by: Thursday, May 16.
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology School of Transportation Tour: Tuesday, June 18, afternoon
    If you are interested in signing up in advance, please complete the survey.

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