Schedule

Schedule2019-08-07T15:07:07+00:00

Program at a glance

Program subject to change without notice. Unless otherwise specified, all events will be held at Tradex.

Thursday, August 8th

EXHIBIT HALL AND B2B MEETINGS 10:00 – 17:00

9:00 – 17:00
Registration

Sponsored by Collins Aerospace

9:00 – 10:00
ADSE Breakfast

Sponsored by Team SkyGuardian

10:00 – 17:00
Opening of the Exhibit Hall and B2B Meetings

Sponsored by KPMG

10:00 – 11:45
Business Improvement and Innovation Forum

Presentations:
Department of National Defence, ISED – ITBs & Value Propositions, SAI Global, Office of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Canadian Commercial Corporation, Babcock Canada

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

Opening addresses
Speakers:
Jim Quick, President & CEO, AIAC
His Worship Henry Braun, Mayor of Abbotsford

Keynote Speaker:
Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs Trade and Technology, Government of British Columbia

MRO Panel
Panelists:
Tracey Medve, President, KF Aerospace
Kevin Lemke, Vice President & COO, Cascade Aerospace
Gerry Egan, Vice President, Maintenance Operations, Harbour Air
Helmut Neuper, President & CEO, MTU Canada

13:45 – 14:15
MP Panel: Canadian Aerospace Discussion

Sponsored by MTU Maintenance Canada

Moderator:
Brad Lavigne, Counsel Public Affairs

Panelists:
Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna – Lake Country and Chair of the Standing Committee on National Defence
James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk — Interlake — Eastman, Shadow Minister for National Defence

14:15 – 14:30
Vision 2025: The Canadian Aerospace Advantage

Speaker:
Jim Quick, President & CEO, AIAC

14:30 – 15:15
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors/B2B Meetings

Sponsored by Pyrotek

15:15 – 15:45
The Present and Future of Supplier Diversity in Canada

Moderator:
Silvia Pencak, President, Women Business Enterprises Council of Canada

Panelists:
Maddy Baker, Director – Procurement, TELUS
Shannon Walker, Founder and President, WhistleBlower Security

15:45 – 16:15
Top 10 Technologies for Business Transformation in Aerospace

Speaker:
Grant McDonald, Aerospace and Defence Industry Leader, KPMG

16:15 – 17:00
Aerospace Innovation Panel

Moderator:
Dwayne Lucas, Vice President Special Projects, AIAC

Speakers:
Bob Hastings, President, Pointman Canada and CEO, WestCaRD
Grace Quan, President and CEO, Hydrogen in Motion
Jordan Cicoria, VP Operations, Aerium Analytics
Bernhardt Schuster, VP Engineering, Conair Aviation
Jennifer Tedman-Jones, Director, Business Development, BC Interior and the Yukon, Mitacs Inc
Christine Berka, VP HR, Urthecast

17:00 – 19:30
ADSE – Welcome Reception

Presented by Lockheed Martin Canada

Location:
Cascade Hangar
1337 Townline Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6E1

Friday, August 9th

EXHIBIT HALL AND B2B MEETINGS 08:00 – 16:00

7:00 – 16:30
Registration

Sponsored by Collins Aerospace

8:00 – 9:00
ADSE Breakfast

Sponsored by Team SkyGuardian

8:00 – 16:00
Opening of the Exhibit Hall and B2B Meetings

Sponsored by KPMG

8:30 – 9:00
Welcoming Words

Speakers:
The Honourable Ed Fast, Member of Parliament for Abbotsford
Michael de Jong, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Abbotsford West

9:00 – 9:30
Canada First, Mission Always – Team SkyGuardian

Speaker:
Chris Pogue, President, MDA Government

9:30 – 10:00
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors/B2B Meetings

Sponsored by Pyrotek

10:00 – 10:30
Industry 4.0 in Aerospace and Defence: A Paradigm Shift for the Industry

Speaker:
Rahul Gangal, Partner, Roland Berger

10:30 – 11:00
Building a Great Canadian Aerospace OEM

Speaker:
David Curtis, Executive Chair, Longview Aviation Capital

11:00 – 11:45
Lockheed Martin Canada: Leveraging Canadian Partnerships for Complex Programs

Moderator:
Lorraine Ben, Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin Canada

Panelists:
Gabe Batstone, CEO, Contextere
Bob Pask, Program Manager HCM CSI Design and Build, Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems
Erica Leonard, Program Director, CH-148 Maritime Helicopter Program, Lockheed Martin Sikorsky

12:00 – 13:45
ADSE Lunch & Keynote Speaker

Sponsored by KF Aerospace

Keynote Speaker:
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility

13:45 – 14:15
Boeing – 100 Years in Canada

Speakers:
Bob Cantwell, Managing Director, Boeing Canada & Boeing Vancouver
Roger D. Schallom, Senior Manager, Canada, International Strategic Partnerships, Boeing

14:15 – 14:45
Airbus Defence and Space

Sponsored by Airbus

Speaker:
Florian Sodtke, Head of Combat Air Systems Marketing, Airbus Defence and Space

14:45 – 15:30
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors/Static/B2B Meetings

Sponsored by Pyrotek

15:30 – 16:00
Defence Super Session

Keynote Speaker:
The Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence

16:00 – 16:15
ADSE Closing Ceremony

Speaker:
Jim Quick, President & CEO, AIAC

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

Sponsored by Cascade Aerospace