Media Advisory - 2012 Canadian Aerospace Summit in Ottawa

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. 
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 English or (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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