2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, and the end of the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest naval campaign of the war. The Naval Association is marking this anniversary with three events in Ottawa in the week preceeding the national Battle of the Atlantic Parade in Ottawa.
The Naval Association of Canada is proud to present the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic Gala Dinner at the Canadian War Museum on 30 April 2020. This premier event brings together serving and past members of the RCN, representatives of government and industry to pay tribute to all naval veterans for their service to Canada.
Tickets to this year's dinner are $125 per person. Registration for the dinner opens on March 7, 2020 at 2020 BOA Gala Dinner.
This one-day conference at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel examines the signficance of the Battle of the Atlantic, and traces the effect of that campaign on the development of Canada's navy over the past fifty years, and takes a look into the future of naval conflict.
Our luncheon keynote speaker will be Vice-Admiral Art McDonald, CMM, MSM, CD Commander of the Royal Candian Navy. Our featured speakers are noted naval historians Dr. Marc Milner and Dr. Richard Gimblett, and Captain(N) Todd Bonnar, MSC, CD who is currently the Head of the Warfare Analysis Branch, Combined Joint Operations from the Sea Centre of Excellence.
Registration for this conference costs $100 per person. Attendees of the Battle of the Atlantic Gala Dinner will receive a $25 discount on registration with the electronic coupon included in their dinner registration.
The 2020 NAC Annual General Meeting will be held at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel from 0830 until 1130. A detailed program will be published by 15 March 2020. Registration for the AGM is open to all NAC members at no cost.
NAC has arranged for a limited number of rooms to be available at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel for out-of-town attendees. Rooms are available at a cost of $139 per night plus applicable taxes.