Mr. Jim Quick, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) invites media representatives to its annual Canadian Aerospace Summit on November 13-14 at the Shaw Centre (Ottawa Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa).
More information on the Summit, can be found at www.aerospacesummit.ca (English) or www.sommetaerospatiale.ca (French).
SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
November 13, 2018
9:00 -10:00 Super Session – Beyond Unmanned: The Human Implications Of Autonomous And Remotely Piloted Systems
Lt. General Michael Day, Executive Advisor, Avascent
Vincent Vidal, Director, Insitu U.S. Commercial Solutions
Mike Dithurbide, President/General Manager, Allen Vanguard Electronic Systems
Dave Norman, Group Director, Innovation and Technology, Moog Inc. – Aircraft Group
10:45-11:45 Super Session – The Diversity Value Chain
Raminder Gill, Project Leader, The Boston Consulting Group
Hélène V. Gagnon, VP, Public Affairs and Global Communications, CAE
Marie–Eve Rehayem, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, BASF Canada
Karen Kastner, Vice President, Partnerships and Government Relations, BDC
Richard Rudderham, Chief Human Resources Officer, BMO
11:45-12:15 Brigadier-General Michel Lalumiere
1:30-2:00 Thomas Fissellier, Director, Market Analytics & Customer Insight, Bombardier Business Aircraft
Fassi Kafyeke, Ing, Senior Director, Strategic Technology & Innovation, Bombardier Aerospace
2:00-2:30 Super Session – Aircraft Financing
Donald Gray, Partner & Chair, Aviation and Aerospace Group, Blake, Cassels & Graydon, LLP
Dave Parker, Managing Director, The Americas, Leasing & BBJ, Customer Finance, Boeing Capital Corporation
3:00-3:30 Nik Nanos, Chief Data Scientist and Founder, Nanos Research Corporation
3:30-4:00 Super Session – Issue Radar 2018
Manfred Hader, Senior Partner, Roland Berger
4:00-4:30 Laurence Vigeant-Langlois, Executive, Commercial Development Leader, GE Additive
4:30-5:00 Mark Cousin, Head of Demonstrators, Airbus
Please note that the Annual Aerospace Dinner, being held on the evening of November 13, is a private ticketed event that is not part of the regular Summit program and will not be open to media.
November 14, 2018
9:00-9:30 Jason Chua, Executive Director, United Technologies Advanced Projects
9:30-10:00 Roberto Garavaglia, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Competitive Anylysis, Leonardo Helicopters
10:15-11:15 Executive Panel
Manfred Hader, Senior Partner, Roland Berger (Moderator)
David Gossen, President, IMP Aerospace
Dan Goldberg, President & CEO, Telesat
Cynthia Garneau, President, Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Ltd.
11:15-11:45 Jim Bridenstine, NASA Administrator
11:45-12:15 Hon. Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport
12:15-2:00 Aerospace Leadership Luncheon, featuring Hon. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
On-site registration will be available. The Summit Media Registration policy can be viewed here.
AIAC is the national association representing Canada’s aerospace manufacturing and services sector. As the world’s fifth-largest aerospace industry, Canada’s aerospace sector contributes nearly $25B to the economy in GDP, exports 75% of its output, and dedicates over 20% of its activity to research and development (R&D). Aerospace is responsible for the employment of 190,000 Canadians.