MEDIA ADVISORY - MDA's Third Quarter 2013 results conference call alert

MEDIA ADVISORY - MDA's Third Quarter 2013 results conference call alert 
RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. 
("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information 
company, plans to release its Third Quarter 2013 financial results at 1:30 
p.m. PST (4:30 p.m. EST) on Monday, November4,2013. 
MDA will host an earnings conference call the same day, featuring remarks by 
Daniel Friedmann, president and CEO and Anil Wirasekara, executive 
vice-president and CFO, followed by a Q&A session. 
The call is scheduled to begin promptly at 2:30 p.m. PST (5:30 p.m. EST). 
To participate, please call the conference line approximately five minutes 
prior to the commencement of the call: 
MDA Conference Call Dial-In Numbers:
Toll-Free: 1-888-390-0605 Toronto: 1-416-764-8609 
Toll Free: 1-888-390-0541 Toronto: 1-416-764-8677
Password: 088195 
Replay available: 
November 4, 20135:30 p.m. PST, 8:30 p.m. EST to November 18, 201311:59 p.m. 
PST, November 19, 20132:59 a.m. EST 
The conference call will also be Webcast live and then archived at: 
About MDA 
MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational 
solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. 
MDA's business is focused on markets and customers with strong repeat business 
potential. In addition, the Company conducts a significant amount of advanced 
technology development. 
MDA's well-established global customer base is served by more than 4,500 
employees operating from 11 offices located in the United States, Canada, and 
The Company's common shares trade under the symbol TSX:MDA. 
Related Websites: 
Forward-Looking Statements 
This earnings release and the associated conference call and webcast, which 
includes a business update, third quarter 2013 results, and question and 
answer session, contain certain forward-looking statements and information, 
which reflect the current view of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. 
(the "Company" or "MDA") with respect to future events and financial 
performance. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use 
of forward-looking terminology such as "may", "will", "would", "could", 
"should", "expect", "intend", "estimate", "anticipate", "plan", "foresee", 
"believe" or "continue" or the negatives of such terms or variations of them 
or similar terminology. Any such forward-looking statements are based on MDA's 
current expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions made in light of 
its experience and perception of historical trends. Forward-looking statements 
are subject to risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond MDA's control 
and the effects of which can be difficult to predict. MDA's actual results of 
operations could differ materially from historical results or current 
Risks that could cause the Company's actual results to differ from current 
expectations include, but are not limited to: changes in government 
priorities, funding levels, contracts and regulations; failure of third 
parties and subcontractors to complete contracts for which the Company is the 
prime contractor; risks of performance on firm fixed price construction 
contracts; changes in estimates of total revenues and costs on contracts; 
potential for product liability or the occurrence of defects in software and 
other products and resulting loss of revenue and loss of the Company's 
reputation; quality issues and failure of systems to meet performance 
requirements; failure of the Company to manage its acquisitions and breaches 
of contracts and indemnities and related risks on divestitures; satellite 
failure; dependence on electronic systems and data and system security 
threats; detrimental reliance on third parties for data; dependence on key 
employees, potential for work stoppages and lack of oversight over a U.S. 
proxy board and management; failure to anticipate changes in technology, 
technical standards and offerings or comply with the requisite standards; 
failure to maintain technological advances and market positions; significant 
competition; infringement of the intellectual property rights of others 
through licensed software or otherwise; inadequate protection of the Company's 
intellectual property rights; exposure to foreign currency fluctuations; 
changes in law and economic and political conditions; inability of suppliers 
or subcontractors to effect technology transfer; changes in customer security 
requirements and the resulting cancellation of contracts; failure to maintain 
business alliances; uncertainty in financing arrangements; failure of 
counterparties in financing arrangements and financial derivative contracts; 
wrongful call on letters of credit and performance bonds; and insufficient 
insurance against material claims or losses. You are referred to the risk 
factors described in MDA's most recent annual Management's Discussion and 
Analysis, Annual Information Form and other documents on file with the 
Canadian securities regulatory authorities, available under the Company's 
profile on SEDAR, or on the Company's website at 
The forward-looking statements and information contained in this earnings 
release and the associated conference call and webcast represent MDA's views 
only as of today's date. MDA disclaims any intention or obligation to update 
or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new 
information, future events or otherwise, other than as required by law, rule 
or regulation. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking 
The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the form or 
content of this release.

SOURCE  MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. 
CONTACT: Wendy Keyzer MDA External Relations (604) 231-2743 
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