Speakers 2017

Keynote Speakers

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Dr. David Perry, Senior Analyst Canadian Global Affairs Institute

General the Hon. Andrew Leslie Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Canada-US Relations)

Conference Speakers

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Colonel Nicolas J.L. Pilon, CD, P. Eng. Director, Land Requirements Canadian Forces

Capt (N) Jason Armstrong, Director Naval Requirements

Christopher Baird Senior Director, Build in Canada Innovation Program Public Services & Procurement Canada

Michael J. Carroll, Major, US Army Lead Program Integrator, DCMA Americas

Colonel Steve Chouinard, Director Air Requirements

Christyn Cianfarani, President Canadian Association of Defence & Security Industries (CADSI)

Zack Hadzismajlovic, McCarter & English LLP (US)

M. Hoffman, Head of Engineering, Government Systems ViaSat, Inc.

Jennifer C. Hubbard Director General, International and Industry Programs, Department of National Defence

Moderator: Stan Jacobson, U.S. Government Relations, Canadian Commercial Corporation

Daniel Kelly, McCarter & English LLP (US)

Alex Major, McCarter & English LLP (US)

Carl Marcotte, VP, Operations and Head of Defence

Eva Martinez, Vice President, In Service Support PAL Aerospace

Jennifer Mill, Director General,
Innovation Superclusters Initiative

Phuong Ngo, Gowling WLG (CDA)

Michael Petric Canadian Lead AVASCENT

Kelli Zagata, GS-13 Contracts Director, DCMA Americas