Keynote Speaker

Each year a Keynote Speaker is selected by the Conference Committee to speak to the entire conference immediately after the plated lunch in the main exhibit hall on the final day.  Keynote Speakers present on subjects of interest to the Canadian underwater industry.

The Keynote Speaker at CUCE 2025 will be promulgated in due course.


Previous Keynote Speakers are listed below.



Kirk Krack - DEEP Research Labs and the DEEP Institute

  • Marine Science Fiction into Marine Science Reality: How DEEP will change Ocean Exploration


Thierry Boyer - Parks Canada

  • Exploring Franklin Ships HMS Erebus & Terror


Dr. Phil Nuytten

  • Development of Undersea Technology in British Columbia


Jason Muise - Technip Canada

  • Intervention in Canada's Offshore Oil & Gas Sector - the Past and the Future


Filippo Ronca - Parks Canada Underwater Archaeology Team

  • The Franklin Expedition


Kate Moran - Ocean Networks Canada


Mike Fletcher - Dive Detectives