Schedule

Schedule 2018-08-09T02:22:38+00:00

Thursday, August 9th

EXHIBIT HALL, B2B MEETINGS AND STATIC HOURS 10:00 – 17:00

09:00 – 10:00
Registration and ADSE Breakfast
10:00 – 10:30
Opening of the Exhibit hall and B2B Meetings
10:00 – 11:45
Supply Chain Forum

Featuring BDC, Boeing, Cascade Aerospace, KF Aero, MTU Maintenance Canada, OMX, PAL Aerospace & Viking Air Ltd.

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12:00 – 13:45
ADSE Luncheon and Opening Ceremony with Keynote Speaker

Featuring:

Mr. Jim Quick, President & CEO, AIAC
His Worship Henry Braun, Mayor of Abbotsford
Mr. Pat Mann, AIAC Vice-Chair
Ms. Karen McCrimmon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport

Keynote speaker: Mr. Richard Fadden, Former National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister

13:45 – 14:00
Break with Exhibitors
14:00 – 14:15
Spotlight on BC Company – MTU Canada
20th Anniversary

Featuring:
Ms. Tracy Osadchuk, Vice President Programs, MTU

Sponsored by MTU Canada

14:15 – 14:30
Spotlight on BC Company – Viking Air Ltd.

Featuring
Mr. David Curtis, CEO Viking Air Ltd.

14:30 – 15:00
Innovative Solutions by Harnessing Disruptive and Emerging Technologies

Featuring
Mr. David Alt, P. Eng, Director, Infrastructure Advisory, KPMG

15:00 – 15:30
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors and B2B Meetings

Sponsored by KPMG

15:30 – 16:00
Opportunities with Airbus

Featuring
Mr. Ruben Tauste Caro, Strategic Procurement, Airbus

Sponsored by Eurofighter Typhoon

16:00 – 16:30
Challenges and Opportunities for the Labour Market in British Columbia

Featuring
Mr. Ted Weiker, Principal Ross-Gilroy

17:00 – 19:30
ADSE – Welcome Reception at Cascade Aerospace

Sponsored by Lockheed Martin

Friday, August 10th

EXHIBIT HALL, B2B MEETINGS AND STATIC HOURS 08:00 – 16:00

08:15 – 09:00
ADSE Breakfast

Featuring
The Honourable Ed Fast, Member of Parliament for Abbotsford
Mr. Mike de Jong, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Abbotsford West

09:00 – 9:30
Small Business Panel

Moderator:
Mr. Jim Quick, President & CEO, AIAC

Speakers:
Mr. Ted Croft, Chair of Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance
Mr. Pat Mann, Vice-Chair, AIAC
Mr. Barney Bangs, Chair, AIAC Small Business Committee

9:30 – 10:00
Next Generation Satellite Technology for Canada’s Northern National Security and Social Development Challenges

Featuring
Mr. Andrew Lincoln, Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Government Products Portfolio, ViaSat Inc.

10:00 – 10:30
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors and B2B Meetings

Sponsored by KPMG

10:30 – 11:00
Acceleration Innovation Programme for SME’s

Featuring 
Mr. Sofiane Benyouci, Project & Business Development Manager, CARIC

11:00 – 11:30
Cutting-edge Technology & Innovative Learning and Data Analytics in Aerospace

Featuring
Mr. Scott Dewis, President, RaceRocks3D

11:30 – 12:00
Opportunities & Challenges for Canada’s Next Role in Space

Featuring
Mr. Mike Greenley, Group President, MDA

Sponsored by MDA

12:00 – 13:30
ADSE Lunch & Keynote Speaker

Featuring
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services & Procurement

Sponsored by KF Aero

13:30– 14:00
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors and B2B Meetings

Sponsored by KPMG

14:30 – 15:00
How Canadian SME’s Can Leverage CCC’s Unique Government to Government Contracting Approach

Featuring
Aerospace Director General MGen (Ret) Wheeler, Canada Commercial Corporation

15:00– 15:30
ADSE Closing Ceremony

Featuring
The Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of National Defence
The Honourable Bruce Ralston, BC Minister of Jobs, Technology & Trade

Sponsored by Lockheed Martin

16:30 – 22:00
ADSE Chalet Dinner & Abbotsford International Air Show Twilight Show

Sponsored By Cascade Aerospace