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.

Morocco is the Country of Honour of the International Aerospace Week – Montreal 2019.

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

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.

You plan to participate in the B2B / B2G of the Seminar on Defence and Autonomous Air Vehicles, it is essential to be well prepared and deliver the right messages to create a good first impression. We recommend that you download these checklists to help you prepare for your B2B B2G meetings.

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7:45 a.m.

PLENARY
Registration

8:25 a.m.

PLENARY (ROOM 511)
Welcoming Remarks

Suzanne M. Benoît, President, Aéro Montréal – Bio

Iain Stewart, President of the National Research Council of Canada – Bio

8:30 a.m.

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


Pierre Fitzgibbon, Minister of the Economy and Innovation of Québec


8:45 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)

Master of ceremony:

Caroline Hilt, Director, Communications, CED-Q

Major Quebec OEMs in Defence – Key success factors to succeed on future major acquisition projects?

Moderator: Nancy D’Agostino, Director of Government Affairs
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) – Bio

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

Marc Leblanc, Senior Director, Business Development, L3 MAS – Bio

UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES (ROOM 510)

Master of ceremony:


Marc Moffatt, Director General, Unmanned Aerial System, Center of Excellence – Bio

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles of tomorrow: Vision and Needs of OEMs

Scott Drennan, Vice President, Innovation, Bell

9:30 a.m.

HALL (ROOM 510)

Accommodating Unmanned Aerial Vehicles into aviation (UTM): Finding a Balance Between Safety, Security and Economic Benefit

Frank Matus, Director, Digital Aviation Market Development – Americas, Thales Digital AviationBio

 

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

Colonel Nick Torrington-Smith, Director, Air Domain Development- Bio

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

11:10 a.m.

DEFENCE (ROOM 511)

Creating successful SME and OEM Partnerships – Leveraging ITBs and Other Winning Strategies

Moderator: Peter Rosenthal, Industrial Technology Advisor, National Research Council of Canada – Bio

Lorenzo Marandola, President, M1 Composites – Bio

Daniel Schulten, Director, MDA

Phil Cole, Vice-President, Business Development, Marinvent Bio

Emmanuel Maes, Vice-President, Business Developement, Stelia Bio

MAJOR DND RPAS PROCUREMENTS (ROOM 510)

Cdr Simon Nadeau, Cdr Simon Nadeau, Director Joint Innovation &
Technology Battlespace, Canadian Forces Maritime
Warfare Centre  – Bio

12:00 p.m.

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

Charbel Khoury, Project Manager, Defence and National Security, Aéro Montréal

UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES (ROOM 510)
Regulatory Update

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

Sylvie Lemay, Manager, RPAS Traffic Management Development, Nav Canada

12:30 p.m.

HALL (ROOMS 510 & 511)
Networking Lunch


1:15 p.m.

DEFENCE (ROOM 511)
Important Announcement on the IDEaS Program

Tom Hugues, Manager – Innovation Exploitation, ADM(S&T) Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), Department of National Defence, Government of Canada – Bio

1:30 p.m.

WORKSHOP (ROOM 510)
Workshop on OEM needs:

  • MDA
  • L3 MAS
  • CAE

2:30 p.m.

B2B & B2G SESSIONS (Room 511)

  • Royal Canadian Air Force
  • Royal Canadian Navy
  • ISED
  • OEMs: Boeing, Airbus, CAE, L3 MAS, LMCO, Leonardo, Bell, MDA and others
  • Tiers 1: PAL, Pratt & Whitney, Esterline CMC Electronics and others
  • CED-Q
  • NRC
  • Hydro-Québec
  • SMEs and Startups

2:30 p.m.

WORKSHOP (ROOM 510)

Cybersecurity in Aerospace – Workshop:

organized in collaboration with IN-SEC-M

Moderator: Manon Gaudet, Team Leader, Cyber Security, National Research Council of Canada

Alain Aubertin, President and CEO of CRIAQ

Crypto4A Technologies, In Fidem/Arc4dia, GoSecure and Kyber Security will present concrete case of cyber threats and solutions in aerospace

3:30 p.m.

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

Patrick Laganière, Department of National Defence, IDEaS:

Eric-Aime Patry, Outreach and Communications Manage, Innovative Solutions Canada – Bio

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 three 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.

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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

8:10 a.m.

Morocco, Country of Honour of the International Aerospace Week – Montreal 2019

Ministerial Speech

Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy of Morocco – Bio

8:15 a.m.

Opening Presentation

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

8:30 a.m.

Dicussion with the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development – Bio

Fassi Kafyeke, President, Innovation Workgroup, Aero Montréal & Senior Director Innovation, Bombardier – Bio

Louis Roy, Co-Chair, SCALE.AI & Founder and President, Optel Group

9 a.m.

Challenges and Opportunities in the Globalized Supply Chain

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

9:30 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

10:05 a.m.

The Bionic Supply Chain

Ramy Sedra, Data & Analytics Leader, PwC Canada

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 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

 

11:20 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

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

Frédéric Laurin, Director, Partnerships, MILA

Gilles Savard, Chief Executive Officer, IVADO – Bio

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

Charles Verdon, Data Innovation Strategist Microsoft – Bio

12:05 a.m.

How the SCALE.AI Supercluster Is a Model of Innovation in Canada?

Julien Billot, Chief Executive Officer, SCALE.AI

12:30 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

Vincent Bérubé, Partner, Mckinsey and company – Bio

Joseph V. Contala, IT Business Relationship Manager – Operations, Pratt & Whitney Canada

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.

How to ensure a successful collaboration with the startups

Technologies related to artificial intelligence are being developed through non-traditional players. How can you integrate these new players to optimize the success of your projects?

Moderator: Richard Chénier, General Manager, Centech

  • Patrick St-Louis, Cofounder & Vice-President Market Strategy, WARP Solutions
  • Frédéric Poulin, Founder and CEO, FZ Engineering
  • Nicolas Morency, CEO / Co-Founder, PreVu3D

Martin Landry, CEO / Co-Founder, Intelligence Industrielle

3:50 p.m.

Presentation of the Winners of the Startups Contest

Richard Chénier, General Manager, Centech – Bio

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

Vivianne Gravel, LL.M, President and Founder, B-CITI

Nivine Kallab, Senior Director, Business Development & Strategic Planning, Pratt & Whitney Canada

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 – SOLD OUT

One-Day Pass – Aéro Montréal non-members – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
April 16-18


Global Supply Chain Summit + AEROMART Montréal

Three-Day Pass – Aéro Montréal members rate – SOLD OUT

Three-Day Pass – Aéro Montréal non-members rate – SOLD OUT

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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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