OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Mr. Jim Quick, President and Chief Executive
Officer of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) invites media
representatives to the 2012 Canadian Aerospace Summit on December 5 and 6 ,
2012 at the Ottawa Convention Centre (55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa). Media
representatives are required to confirm their presence.
The 2012 Canadian Aerospace Summit offers a Conference program featuring
prestigious guest speakers who will present on current Canadian and
international industry themes, a B2B & Trade Show event which will connect the
representatives of large Canadian and international prime companies and
potential suppliers, and its two main keynote events - the Annual Canadian
Aerospace Reception and Dinner and the Aerospace Leadership Luncheon.
SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
Wednesday December 5th, 2012
12:15 Opening remarks by Jim Quick, President & CEO, AIAC
12:30 The Hon. David Emerson, Aerospace Review Head
13:00 The Hon. Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry
13:45 David Schellenberg, President of Conair Group Inc. / Cascade
Aerospace Inc. and Chairman of the AIAC Board of Directors
18:30 Annual Aerospace Dinner featuring His Excellency David
Jacobson, U.S. Ambassador to Canada, and the presentation of
AIAC's James C. Floyd Award for achievement in aerospace.
(Tickets must be purchased for this event).
Thursday December 6, 2012
08:50 Canada's 50 Years in Space: A Celebration of our Major
Accomplishments Featuring Steve MacLean, President of the
Canadian Space Agency and Iain Christie, President & CEO of
10:45 Tom Captain, Vice Chairman and Global and U.S. Aerospace &
Defence Sector Leader, Deloitte LLP
11:15 William A. Dalson, Regional President - The Americas, Lockheed
12:30 Aerospace Leadership Luncheon featuring the Hon. Ed Fast,
Minister of International Trade.
14:15 Terry Wohlers, President, Wohlers & Associates will moderate a
panel on additive manufacturing
More information on the Summit, including a full program, can be found at
www.aiac.ca/summit English or www.aiac.ca/sommet (French).
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 generates more than $22 billion, exports 80% of its
output, and dedicates over 20% of its activity to research and development
(R&D). Aerospace is responsible for the employment of 160,000 Canadians. AIAC
represents the interests of over 700 aerospace companies across Canada.
For information and to register (mandatory): Kristen VanderHoek, Director of
Communications Aerospace Industries Association of Canada 613 232-4297
SOURCE: Aerospace Industries Association of Canada
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