Banquet Keynote Speaker - Marc-André Bernier

In the Wake of Erebus and Terror: Parks Canada and the Franklin Project

Marc-André Bernier (Parks Canada, Ottawa, Ontario)

Biographical Notes

Marc-André Bernier has been with the Underwater Archaeology Team (UAT) since 1990 and managing this group since 2008. Born in Kapuskasing Ontario, he completed a B.A. in Classical Studies and a M.A. in Greek Archaeology, both at the University of Ottawa. He also has a Degree in Education from Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue. He was an elected Board Member of the Advisory Council for Underwater Archaeology which he chaired and for which he served as a Board Member of the Society for Historical Archaeology Board. He was also a member of a member of the International Committee on the Underwater Cultural Heritage. With Parks Canada, he has worked on numerous sites across Canada and also participated in underwater archaeology projects internationally.