5th edition


The International Aerospace Week – Montréal 2019 is one of the largest gatherings of the global aerospace industry in North America! For one full week, attend world-class events and meet with all the major industry leaders.

1 300+
participants


100+
international speakers


1 400+
B2B meetings

Monday
April 15


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Tuesday
April 16


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Wednesday and Thursday
April 17 & 18


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PROGRAM

SEMINAR ON DEFENCE AND UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES

As part of our innovation efforts this year, we are inviting the defence and unmanned aerial vehicles sectors to a combined one-day event. Participants may choose among discussions about defence and unmanned aerial vehicles in the morning; workshops and/or B2B sessions in the afternoon.

  • Defence Program: This event will provide an overview of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s major procurement projects for the coming years and the challenges related to disruptive technologies and cybersecurity.
  • UAV Program: This day will consist of conferences that will focus on the latest drone trends and VTOL (Vertical take-off and landing). Take this opportunity to learn about the latest technologies in development and to strengthen your business relationships.

You will also be able to meet in B2B/B2G format the OEMs, their Tier 1 suppliers and government officials related to these projects. Furthermore, several useful conferences related to business development in defence will be held for both Canada and the export markets.


7:45 a.m.

PLENARY
Registration

8:25 a.m.

PLENARY (ROOM 511)
Welcome Remarks

Suzanne M. Benoît, president, Aéro Montréal – Bio

8:30 a.m.

PLENARY (ROOM 511)
Opening Speech of the International Aerospace Week – Montréal 2019


Ministerial speech – Pierre Fitzgibbon, minister of the Economy and Innovation


9:00 a.m.

The role of the Canadian industry in the major acquisition programs of the Department of National Defence

Serge Cormier, Parliamentary secretary to the Minister of National Defence – Bio

9 a.m.

DEFENCE (ROOM 511)
Major Quebec OEMs in Defence – Key success factors to succeed on future major acquisition projects?

Marc Bigaouette, Director CH-146 Optimized Weapon System Support (OWSS), Bell- Bio

Jean Hurtubise, Director of Business Development, CAE Canada- Bio

Simon Jacques, B.Ing, President, Airbus Defence and Space Canada, Inc.- Bio

UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES (ROOM 510)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles of tomorrow: Vision and Needs of OEMs

Scott Drennan, Vice-President, Innovation, Bell

10:00 a.m.

HALL (ROOMS 510 & 511)
Networking Break

10:20 a.m.

DEFENCE (ROOM 511)
Major Procurement Projects From The Royal Canadian Air Force 

Michel Lalumière, BGen, Director-general Air Force Development – Bio

UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES (ROOM 510)
Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS): Royal Canadian Air Force and Navy Procurement Projects

Marc Moffatt, Director General, Center of Excellence (Alma) – Bio

11:10 a.m.

DEFENCE (ROOM 511)
Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy: Success Stories from Companies across Quebec

UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES (ROOM 510)
Startups and SMEs: Positioning your Offer with End-Users — A Case Study on the Port of Montreal

Richard Chénier, General manager of Centech – Bio

Nicolas Morency, Mechanical Engineer, Colorful Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of PreVu3D

Daniel Olivier, Director of Business Intelligence and Innovation of Port of Montréal – Bio

Jean-Philip Poulin, Manager, Open Innovation (Collision Program), Centech – Bio

12:00 p.m.

DEFENCE (ROOM 511)
SDQuébec – An Invaluable Tool for Business Development

UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES (ROOM 510)
Update on Regulatory Environment

Felix Meunier, Director, Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Taskforce, Transport Canada

12:30 p.m.

HALL (ROOMS 510 & 511)
Networking Lunch


1:30 to 5 p.m.

DEFENCE – B2B & B2G SESSIONS (ROOM 511)
Business Development Meetings

1:30 p.m.

WORKSHOP (ROOM 510)
Workshop on OEM needs:

  • MDA
  • L3 MAS
  • CAE
  • BELL

2:30 p.m.

WORKSHOP (ROOM 510)

Cybersecurity workshop

3:30 p.m.

WORKSHOP (ROOM 510)
Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaSand Innovative Solutions Canada: Status, Feedback and Question Period

5 p.m.

Networking Cocktail

5:45 p.m.

End of the event

GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN SUMMIT

The Summit will address the thematic “Artificial Intelligence: Reinventing the supply chain” in partnership with the supercluster SCALE AI and BCI AEROSPACE

Join us for a day of conferences on the application of artificial intelligence in the aerospace supply chain. More than 400 participants from over 15 countries are expected to attend.

The agenda for the day will be divided in four sessions:

  • Issues and opportunities within the aerospace supply chain
  • How will artificial intelligence move the aerospace sector forward
  • How OEMs already transform their operations to face these developments

The most important players in the sector will present the innovations and opportunities created by the rise of artificial intelligence in the aerospace supply chain.


7 a.m.

Registration and welcome

8 a.m.

Summit Opening


Suzanne M. Benoît, President, Aéro Montréal – Bio

Hélène Desmarais, Co-chair of the Board of SCALE AI and Founder & Executive Chairman of IVADO Labs – Bio

Iain Stewart, President, NRC – Bio

8:15 a.m.

Ministerial speech

8:30 a.m.

Opening Presentation

Joseph Anselmo, Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology – Bio

8:45 a.m.

Challenges and Opportunities in the globalized supply chain

Dr. Kevin Michaels, Managing Director, AeroDynamic Advisory – Bio

9:15 a.m.

Assessment on Airbus’s arrival in Québec and relations of aircraft manufacturers with their supply chain

Moderator: Joseph C. Anselmo, Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc.

Philippe Balducchi, Chief Executive Officer, C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership

9:50 a.m.

The Bionic Supply Chain

Ramy Sedra, Leader, Analytical Consulting Data, Montréal, PwC Canada

10:15 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

Presentation of Aéro Montréal’s study on artificial intelligence and its applications in aerospace.

Ronny Fehling, Associate Director, Boston Consulting Group – BCG Gamma

 

11:00 a.m.

Between the theory and practice of artificial intelligence in aerospace: How to collaborate to promote Montréal and Canada?

Moderator: Christine Wurzbacher, Partner & Managing Director, Montreal, Boston Consulting Group

Charles Verdon, Data Innovation Strategist Microsoft – Bio

John Shannon, Acting Director General, NRC Digital Technologies Research Centre

Fassi Kafyeke, Senior Director Innovation, Bombardier Inc. – Bio

11:45 a.m.

How the SCALE.AI supercluster will be a model of innovation in Canada?

Julien Billot, Chief Executive Officer, SCALE.AI

12 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 p.m.

Transformation of logistics chain management through digital technologies

Erik Goedhart, Senior Vice President, Kuehne+Nagel – Bio

1:55 p.m.

The digital transformation of major manufacturers in the era of artificial intelligence

Moderator: Graham Warwick, Managing Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Paul Hemens, Director, DT Planning, Architecture & Delivery, Pratt & Whitney Canada – Bio

Marco Protti, Head of Advanced Research, Leonardo

Louis Roy, President, Optel Group

2:40 p.m.

What are the tools available to increase your ROI using artificial intelligence?

Serge Massicotte, Chief Executive Officer, IVADO Labs – Bio

Arnold Liwanag, Chief Technology Officer, IVADO Labs – Bio

3:15 p.m.

Break

3:30 p.m.

Presentation of the winners of the startups contest

Richard Chénier, General Manager, Centech – Bio

3:40 p.m.

How to ensure a successful collaboration with the startups

Richard Chénier, General Manager, Centech

4 p.m.

Changing the game with artificial intelligence: How can companies better prepare their workforce? Presented by Emploi-Québec

Moderator: Krista Robinson, Partner, Tax and Business Incentives and Quebec Aerospace Sector Leader, Ernst & Young

Mario Coculuzzi, Regional Partner Manager, Amazon Web Services – Bio

Carolyn Watters, Chief Data Officer, CNRC

4:40 p.m.

Overview of best practices to digitize your company and obtain quality data

Moderator: Robin Lineberger, Principal – US and Global Aerospace & Defense Leader, Deloitte – Bio

Nicolas Feller, Cloud Solution Engineer, Google – Bio

Antoine Proteau, Data Science Director, APN – Bio

Carole Diop, Patent Agent, Norton Rose Fulbright – Bio

Aditya Pendyala, Co-founder and VP Growth, MNUBO

5:20 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Joseph C. Anselmo, Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology

5:30 p.m.

Cocktail

AEROMART Montreal

AEROMART Montreal provides you with outstanding networking opportunities for the aerospace industry. OEM’s, Tiers 1, the entire supply chain and international services suppliers meet in Montreal – the 3rd aeronautic hub in the world.

Our industrial partners are committed to develop a robust and reliable supply chain in Canada to serve the manufacturing industry and its production tools. AEROMART Montreal is a platform that enables the linking of the right skills through the pre-scheduled meetings program. For suppliers and vendors willing to increase their businesses in Canada, this is the only venue where they can meet these important Primes without having to travel through the entire continent.
It’s a true exchange and meeting platform. Discover the AEROMART Montreal program.

To participate in the AEROMART Montreal event only, register directly at this link.

Aéro Montréal’s mission is to mobilize stakeholders in Québec’s aerospace ecosystem to support its global reach, innovation capacity and growth.

REGISTRATION

Monday
April 15


Seminar on Defence and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles 

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Tuesday
April 16


Global Supply Chain Summit

One-Day Pass – Aéro Montréal members rate

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One-Day Pass – Aéro Montréal non-members

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Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
April 16-18


Global Supply Chain Summit + AEROMART montréal

Three-Day Pass – Aéro Montréal members rate

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Three-Day Pass – Aéro Montréal non-members rate

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PARTNERS

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Platine Partner

Gold Partners

Silver Partners

Bronze Partner

Media Partner

PARTNERS OF THE SEMINAR ON DEFENCE AND UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES


PARTNERS OF THE EVENT

B2B / Export

Gold Partners

Bronze Partners

Lunch Partner

DEFENCE PARTNER

Defence First Class

UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES PARTNER

Premium Partner

PARTNERS OF THE UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES (UAV) DAY


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BECOME A PARTNER

If you would like to become a partner for the Defence and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles seminar, contact Charbel Khoury at charbel.khoury@aeromontreal.ca

If you would like to become a partner for the Defence and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles seminar, contact Charlotte Laramée at charlotte.laramee@aeromontreal.ca

If you would like to become a partner for the Global Supply Chain Summit, contact Martin-Charles Boucher at martin-charles.boucher@aeromontreal.ca

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