2019 Program

Tuesday, November 5, 2019  

 * Times subject to change


08:30 am        Registration

09:30 am        Keynote Address

                        Major General Derek Macaulay

                        Deputy Commander, Canadian Army

10:00 am        MHI Canada Aerospace

10:30 am        Session Pending

11:00 am        B2B meetings in Foyer

12:00 noon     Lunch

12:30 pm        Tech Showcase Pitches

1: 30 pm         Accelerate Your Journey to Market!

                        Eric-Aime Patry, Manager of Outreach and Engagement 

                        Innovative Solutions Canada

2:00 pm          Canada’s Gender & Diversity Plans– Report by the Defence Industry Advisory

                        Group Gender Diversity Sub-Committee

                        Françoise Gagnon, CEO of ADGA Group Consultants

2:30 pm          Networking Event

3:00 pm –       WiDS Speed Mentoring (Hosted by FedDev Ontario in Salons G&H)

4:45 pm          Drone Demo by Terranova Aerospace

6:00 pm –       Best Defence Reception



Wednesday, November 6, 2019

8:00 am           Registration

9:00 am           Mini Outlooks

                         Colonel Jason Kenny, Director Air Requirements , RCAF

                         Colonel Christopher Renahan, Director Land Requirements, Canadian Army

                         Name to be confirmed, Director Naval Requirements, RCN

10:00 am        KICS & Canadian Content

                         Panel Discussion

                         FedDev Ontario Moderator

10:30 am         Break

11:00 am         The Canadian Surface Combatant – Lessons Learned and Supply Chain Opportunities

                         Walter Nolan, Lockheed Martin Canada MST

                         Richard Foster, Chairman & Vice President,  L3Harris

                         Xavier Arbour, Industrial Cooperation & Contracts Manager, CAE

12:00 pm          Lunch

1:30 pm           The Defence Industry Outlook Under Canada’s New Government

                         David Perry, Vice President

                         Canadian Global Affairs Institute

2:00 pm           Next Generation Manufacturing (NGEN)

                         Jennifer MacLean, Director, Collaboration

2:45 pm           Networking Break

3:15 pm           B2B Sessions – Foyer

4:30 pm           Close

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