The 8th edition of the Symposium is organized by STIQ and Aéro Montréal.
The event is now FULL. No on-site registration will be available.
Date : Friday, November 17, 2023
Time : 8 h to 16 h
Price : 195$ (+ taxes) for the day including the lunch
Location : Bombardier, 400 Cote-Vertu Road West, Dorval, Québec, H4S 1Y9
Designed specifically for SMEs, this defence and security-focused event will provide an opportunity to explore the realities of the marketplace and offer a wealth of information and interesting meetings for SMEs in the defence and security sectors.
The Symposium will again cover a wide range of topics, including an overview of the Government of Canada’s Defence and Coast Guard procurement projects, the economic benefits of the Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP), and the involvement of SMEs under the Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy.
Companies will also be able to meet with key defence and security market players, including Public Services and Procurement Canada, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, the Department of National Defence, the Canadian Armed Forces, the Coast Guard, and many prime contractors.
Conferences will be held in the morning. After lunch, participants will be offered a tour of Bombardier’s completion centre.
The Symposium is an opportunity not to be missed !
Discover the full program : here
Why is the Symposium a must-attend event ?
- Informs SMEs of opportunities related to defence and security procurement policy, Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) and best practices for achieving success in defence and security ;
- Informs OEMs and major equipment manufacturers of the industrial and R&D capabilities of Québec companies operating in the defence sector, whether it is in aerospace, land, naval, cybersecurity or C4ISR ;
- Informs companies about the prospects offered by the Canadian defence markets ;
- Allows participants to meet with key players in the defence and security market including Public Services and Procurement Canada, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, the Department of National Defence, the Canadian Armed Forces, the Coast Guard, and many others.
Once again this year, the Symposium will be attended by high-calibre speakers. Simon Page – Assistant Deputy Minister, Defence and Marine Procurement, Public Services and Procurement Canada will address the opening remarks.
Simon Page, Assistant Deputy Minister, Defence and Marine Procurement, Public Services and Procurement Canada will address the opening remarks.
MGen Sylvain Ménard, Chief of Fighter Capability and NORAD, Royal Canadian Air Force
Lunchtime speakers :
Pierre Seïn Pyun was appointed Vice president, government affairs in October 2011. As such, he
is responsible for government affairs for Bombardier in Canada and internationally. His team also
manages industrial affairs for the company. Biography – Pierre Pyun
Lieutenant-General Michael John Hood is a retired senior Royal Canadian Air Force officer who
was Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force from 2015 until 2018. Biography – Michael John Hood
Industrial Technological Benefits (ITBs) – Panel on SME participation
Panel moderator :
Stéphane Leblanc, Deputy Director, Future Fighter Aircraft Capability Project at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Discover the biography of all speakers : here
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