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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

International Marina & Boatyard Conference

Start Date: 1/14/2020 8:00 AM EST
End Date: 1/16/2020 3:00 PM EST

United States 

Event Description:
IMBC is THE leading marina and boatyard conference. It is geared specifically toward marina and boatyard owners; operators and managers; as well as dock masters; harbormasters; boat builders and repairers; and industry consultants. IMBC is where dedicated marine professionals gather to exchange information, talk about the future of the industry, and get down to business!

** Please note that these are pre-registration prices. Each ticket price increases by $20 at the door. **

No refunds are allowed after 12/14/2019. No exceptions.

Full Conference Pass:
$399 for AMI Members
$499 for Non-Members
This pass, discounted by $100 for AMI Members, gives you complete access to IMBC events, including unlimited access to the exhibit hall, keynote addresses, all seminars, four coffee breaks, two lunches, two evening receptions, the AMI Member meeting, first-time attendee reception, award presentations, and the IMBC Social Night.

One Day Full Conference Pass:
$225 for AMI Members
$250 for Non-Members
This pass, offered to AMI Members at a discounted rate, gives you complete access to all IMBC events and meal functions for one day. This can be purchased for either January 15th or 16th.

Exhibit Hall Only Pass:
$25/day for AMI Members
$50/day for Non-Members
This pass, offered to AMI members at a discounted rate, gives you admittance to IMBC's exhibit hall.

IMBC Field trip:
January 14,2020 at 11:30 am- 4:30 pm

$75 for AMI Members
$100 for Non-Members
The field trip can be added to your full conference registration passes.
We will be touring local marinas on Tuesday, January 14th. Don't miss this extra learning and networking opportunity! 

Marina 101:
January 14, 2020 at 8:00 am-11:00 am

$100 for AMI Members and Non-Members
Marina 101 is a 3-hour marina industry introduction course on Tuesday, January 14th from 8:00am-11:00am. This course is geared towards those individuals, with little or no marina experience, looking to get into the industry by way of an advancement opportunity, career shift, or an interest in purchasing or developing a marina.
The Marina 101 course is made up of 9 individual presentations, created and presented by Carl F. Wolf, CMM CMI and former President of the International Marina Institute. The presentations will give you an insight preview of the various aspects in the operations of a marina.  Presentations include day-to-day and seasonal operations, maintenance, emergency preparedness, long-term planning, financial reports, and the various roles of a marina manager. To get the most out of your learning experience, join the Marina Study Tour immediately following this course.

Marina Electrical Systems Pre-Conference Workshop: Know the Codes, Mitigate Your Risk
January 14, 2020 at 8:00 am – 11:00 am

$25 for AMI Members and Non-Members
Limit 100 attendees!

Join IMBC for a pre-conference workshop, January 14, 2020 at 8:00 am – 11:00 am, on the Marina Electric System. Lead by marina electrical experts throughout the industry, this three-hour session will cover the National Electric Codes, common ground fault tripping causes, safety in the marina, and much more. The workshop will lead directly into IMBC’s Field Trip, where you can put your practice to work.

Theory and Design of Floating Wave Attenuators:
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Jack Cox, Edgewater Resources and Jessica McIntyre, Moffatt & Nichol
(IMBC registration is not required to attend this course)
Design Course Only - $299 (member and non-member rate)
Design Course & IMBC Conference - $599 (member) Save $99!
Design Course & IMBC Conference - $699 (non-member) Save $99!
Protection of marinas from storm waves and boat wakes is a constant and chronic need. However for a myriad of reasons, whether cost, environmental impact, or simply aesthetics, fixed breakwater structures are often not the preferred solution to the problem. Floating wave attenuators offer an alternative to these fixed structures but are not equivalent in all respects. Floating wave attenuators have very specific capabilities, but more importantly, have physical limitations in terms of the range of site conditions where they can be effective. While there are many examples of installations of floating attenuators throughout the world, there has heretofore been no reliable or generally accepted means to properly estimate the expected performance, and worse, there is very little documentation of the true performance.

This class, targeted largely to planners, designers and vendors of such systems, is intended to present the evolution of floating weave attenuators over the past half century, introduce the theory of wave attenuation, and present tools to estimate honest expectations for performance of such a system. These methods are the result of the merging of various theories that have been developed over time which did provide apparently reasonable estimates of true performance. They now appear and are published as the recommended methodology for evaluating floating wave attenuators. The course will then extend for the performance theory discussion to examine how to estimate forces on the floating pontoons. The class will then be given instruction in how to design a simple, but proper mooring system, whether pile restrained, or catenary moored, or other techniques

By registering for IMBC, you are agreeing to receive conference marketing and to share your contact information on the conference attendee listing. The attendee listing is only shared with those also attending 2020 IMBC.

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 1/16/2020 3:00 PM

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