Contact Us

ISMA Port Huron Lodge No. 2

P.O. Box 611634

Port Huron, MI 48061

Phone: (810) 941-5152

Email: info@isma2020-130.org

Grand Lodge Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, January 29

1600 - 1700

Navigation, Engineering, and Legislative Committee (NELC)

Riverview Room

1900 - 2100

Delegate Caucus

Riverview Room

1500 - 2000

Early Registration - Blue Water Convention Center Hospitality Suite Open

BWCC Hallway

1500 - 2000

Hospitality Suite Sponsored By: Wellington Maritime & Twin Ports Lodge No. 12

Room TBD

1700 - 1800

Past Grand Presidents Meeting

Riverview Room

2100 - 0100

Hospitality Room Sponsored By: Marine Pollution Control & J.W. Westcott Co.

Lighthouse Room

Thursday, January 30

0630 - 0900

0900 - 1500

0800 - 1000

1000 - 1015

1015 - 1145

1200 - 1330

Breakfast Buffet

Registration Open - Blue Water Convention Center

Grand Lodge Meeting in Session

Coffee Break (Sponsored By: Port of Monroe)

Grand Lodge Meeting in Session

Buffet Lunch - Featured Speaker: Capt. Ken Gerasimos

General Manager - Key Lakes/Great Lakes Fleet

Grand Ballroom

BWCC Hallway

Riverview Room

Grand Ballroom

1330 - 1645

Speaker Presentations:

Grand Ballroom

1330 - Soo Locks Update, Mollie Mahoney, Army Corps of Engineers

1400 - Ice Breaking, CDR. Matt Dooris, USCG Sector Detroit

1430 - Detroit/Windsor Bridge Update, Peter Berry, Port of Windsor & CDR. Dooris

1500 - Coffee Break

1515 - NOAA-National Weather Service, Dick Wagenmaker, White Lake Office

1600 - Aids to Navigation, Doug Sharp, USCG 9th District, Cleveland

1345 - 1700

Hospitality Suite Sponsored By: Wellington Maritime & Twin Ports Lodge No. 12

Room TBD

2130 - 0100

Hospitality Room Sponsored By: Marine Pollution Control & J.W. Westcott Co.

Lighthouse Room

1700 - 1800

Cocktail Hour

Lake Huron Hall A

1800 - 1900

Buffet Dinner

Lake Huron Hall A

1900 - 2130

Presentation: A Walk Back in Time: 

Great Lakes Shipping in the Late 1800's and the founding of the ISMA

Lake Huron Hall A

- Historical Presentation            Mr. C. Pat Labadie

Retired Historian - Thunder Bay Marine Sanctuary

- Narrated Historical Music by: The Dodworth Saxhorn Band

Friday, January 31

0630 - 0900

0900 - 1530

Breakfast Buffet (Sponsored By: Finn Marine Inc)

Registration Open - Blue Water Convention Center

Grand Ballroom

BWCC Hallway

1000 - 1130

Autonomous Shipping Technology Guest Panel

Grand Ballroom

Mr. Travis White - Great Lakes Research Center, MTU

- Mr. Michael Beaulac - Smart Ships Coalition

- Capt. George Quick - International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots

1200 - 1315

Buffet Lunch

Featured Speaker: Mr. Jim Weakley - President Lake Carriers Association

Lake Huron Room A

1930 - 2330

Entertainment and Dancing

Music by The Bluewater Kings Band

Lake Huron Hall B

1800 - 1930

130th Ship Masters' Grand Ball Dinner

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Mark Barker - President of the Interlake Steamship Company

Lake Huron Hall B

1700 - 1800

Cocktail Hour

Lake Huron Hall B

1600 - 1700

Grand Lodge Installation Ceremony

Grand Ballroom

1430 - 1600

Installation Rehearsal (in uniform)

Grand Ballroom

1345 - 1530

Hospitality Suite Sponsored By: Wellington Maritime & Twin Ports Lodge No. 12

Room TBD

1330 - 1400

Enbridge Line 5 Anchor Strike Mitigation Plan

Lake Huron Room A

Mr. Mike Moeller - Enbridge

Mr. Bill Hazel - Marine Pollution Control

2200

Drawing for 2020 Freighter Trip Raffle

Lake Huron Hall B

0800 - 0945

Grand Lodge Meeting in Session (Election of Officers)

Riverview Room

0945 - 1000

Coffee Break (Sponsored By: Port Monroe)

Grand Ballroom

2330 - ......

Hospitality Room Sponsored By: Marine Pollution Control & J.W. Westcott Co.

Lighthouse Room

Saturday, February 1

0900 - 1100

Registration Open - Blue Water Convention Center

BWCC Hallway

1130 - 1630

Trip to Marine City: (Open to all attendees, Bus leaves 1130)

See Guest/Spouse Schedule for details)

BWCC Parking Lot

1130 - 1300

Buffet Lunch

Grand Ballroom

1300 - 1800

Guest Free Time - See Guest/Spouse Schedule

1330 - 1700

Hospitality Suite Sponsored By: Wellington Maritime & Twin Ports Lodge No. 12

Room TBD

1700 - 1745

Mariners Service: Rev. Robert Schikora

Riverview Room

1800 - 1900

Cocktail Hour

Lake Huron Hall B

1300 - 1800

Tours: Open to all guests (personal transportation needed)

1330

USCGC Hollyhock, Port Huron, MI (contingent on whether vessel is in Port)

1500

Sarnia Traffic Center, Sarnia, ON

(Passport or Enhanced Driver's License required)

1900 - 2000

Oktoberfest

3 Station Buffet Dinner Featuring German Cuisine & Beer

Lake Huron Hall B

1000 - 1015

Coffee Break (Sponsored By: Port of Monroe)

Riverview Room

2000 - 2300

Entertainment and Dancing

Music by Immigrant Sons 

(Traditional German and Contemporary Dance Music

Lake Huron Hall B

0730 - 1000

Breakfast Buffet Sponsored By: Enbridge

Grand Ballroom

0900 - 1000

Grand Lodge Meeting in Session (Budget/Closing)

Riverview Room

1015 - 1100

Grand Lodge Meeting in Session (Budget/Closing)

Riverview Room

2300 - ......

Hospitality Room Sponsored By: Marine Pollution Control & J.W. Westcott Co.

Lighthouse Room

Sunday, February 2

0700 - 1030

Farewell Breakfast Buffet (Sponsored by: Port Huron Lodge No. 2)

Grand Ballroom