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The Buoy Workshop ‘2012 is conducted with support from the Ocean Engineering and Marine Systems Group of the Office of Naval Research, and by the Marine Technology Society, Washington, DC.

ONR/MTS Buoy Workshop


Reservation deadline for special rate is Friday, 24 February 2012

We will be staying at the Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour located at 728 Humboldt Street in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. Ideally located in downtown Victoria, the multi-award winning hotel is walking distance to all there is to see and do in Victoria BC.

To make your room reservation for the Buoy Workshop, call 1-866-306-5451 and ask for the BW12 group rate. For on line reservations, go to Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour and enter group code MTSMTSA. This will guarantee the special workshop room rate of $124.74 Canadian for a single room. Deadline for this special rate is Friday, 24 February 2012. Reservations can still be made after this date; however, the rate is not guaranteed.

Forty five rooms have been set aside for Monday, March 5th , sixty rooms for Tuesday, March 6th, and forty five on Wednesday, March 7th . In addition, attendees are able to get the reduced rate for three days before and after the workshop to allow travel flexibility.


March could be wet and cool!
Victoria has a mild climate with a mix of rain and sunshine. In March the temperatures range from highs of 61° Fahrenheit or 16° Celsius to lows of 36° Fahrenheit or 2° Celsius, with some rain expected - typical spring weather.

Hotel Parking

The Hotel has limited underground parking available to all guests. For 2012, Self-Parking rate is $2.75 per hour up to a maximum of $16.00 per day. Valet Parking is $20.00 per day. There may be yearly increases to these parking fees up to a maximum of 5% per year. All rates are quoted in Canadian dollars. Parking is on a first come, first serve basis.

The hotel is not responsible should the attendees not find parking in the Hotel’s underground parking. Additional parking may be found in close proximity to the Hotel in public parking lots and city-metered parking spots.

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