Dates: Afternoon of Monday, June 10th and All Day Tuesday, June 11th, 2024

Location: Victoria and Esquimalt, B.C., Canada

Conference/Workshop Venue: The Conference/Workshop Venue will be at the Rainbow Room at the Chief and Petty Officers’ Mess which is located immediately below The Wardroom, the address being: 1575 Lyall St., Victoria, B.C., V9A 5K5

Topic: Indigenous and Remote Community Maritime SAR

“A full day discussion and workshop on developing and maintaining a maritime SAR capability in the more remote areas of the globe, for those that live there and those they can assist.”

Programme Outline

Monday, June 10th, 2024

Joint activities in the afternoon and evening only.

1400 to 1630  Inter-Agency Maritime SAR Display and Demo – Canadian IMRF Member Organisations
1900 to 2100   Welcome Social (All registered attendees)
Tuesday, June 11th, 2024
0830 to 1630     Indigenous and Remote Community Maritime SAR Workshop

This workshop will be facilitated by the IMRF in conjunction with its Canadian member organisations.

Who:  Open to representatives of IMRF member organisations that have an interest in the topic of indigenous and remote community maritime SAR, particularly those with relevant experience and those from North and South America. Attendance is complimentary for all IMRF members. If you are not a member but want to join us, you can join here.

Accommodation: Limited accommodations at a reduced rate of approximately $60 CDN per night are available for the nights of June 9th, 10th and 11th, 2024 at The Wardroom, which is adjacent to the workshop venue, please forward any requests specifying your name and organisation and the number of nights that you require to [email protected]

All delegates are responsible for paying for their own accommodation, travel and any visa needed as well as any refreshments which are not part of the programme.

To register for this event, go to

The Wardroom Accommodations:

The Wardroom accepts Visa, Mastercard or Debit for payment.

Breakfast (06:00 to 08:00 am) and lunch (11:00 to 13:00 pm) is available in The Galley at The Wardroom, which also accepts Visa, Mastercard or Debit for payment.

The Wardroom Address is: 1586 Esquimalt Rd., Victoria, B.C., V9A 5K5

If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]


 On site free parking is available in the lots marked P on the map. Please do not park in any spot that has a name or position title assigned to it.