2019 Speakers

Xavier Arbour

Industrial Cooperation & Contract Manager, Defense & Security – Canada

Menelaos (Manny) Argiropoulos

Chief, SME Stakeholder Engagement, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) – Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) – Ontario Region

Geneviève Deroy

Manager, Outreach Division, Public Services and Procurement Canada’s Contract Security Program

Eric Fournier

Director General, S&T Strategic Decision Support, Department of National Defence

Francoise Gagnon

Chief Executive Officer, ADGA Group

Sheldon R.K. Gillis, MSC, CD

Director, Naval Requirements

David Perry

Vice President & Sr Analyst, Canadian Global Affairs Institute

Colonel Jason Kenny

Director Air Requirements, Royal Canadian Air Force

Major-General D.A. Macaulay, OMM, MSM, CD

Deputy Commander, Canadian Army

Richard Foster

Vice President L3Harris Canada


Jennifer MacLean, PhD

Director, Collaboration, NGen – Next Generation Manufacturing Canada

Walter T. Nolan

Lockheed Martin Canada

Peter White

Executive Director, Government Relations and Strategic Partnerships at Western University

Colonel Christopher Renahan

Director Land Requirements, Canadian Army

Shawn Roy

Senior Director – Offsets and Partner Engagement

MDA Corporatio

Cdr Scott Shortridge, M.S.M, C.D.
Director Maritime Innovation,
Royal Canadian Navy

Alex Tsoulis, P.Eng

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Canada Aerospace (MHICA)
Director – Business Development, Advanced Technologies


Marc Watters

Cyber Policy Advisor, CADSI.

Lieutenant-Colonel Virginia Shea, CD

Director Air Requirements 6