DEFSEC ATLANTIC 2017
THE CANADIAN DEFENCE SECURITY AND AEROSPACE EXHIBITION ATLANTIC
Cunard Centre  ::  Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA  ::  September 5 - 7, 2017

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Last Revised August 30, 2017

This page is a summary of events that will be taking place during DEFSEC Atlantic.  The posted schedule is proposed times only and is subject to change at any time. Timings here are dependent upon final confirmations and will be updated on a regular basis right until the dates of the event.

 

PLEASE NOTE THIS SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

 

Thanks to our Schedule sponsor:

 

Tuesday, September 5

8:30 am Courtesy Shuttles Commence Runs to and from Partner Hotels
Sponsored by L3 Technologies
Cunard Centre &
Partner Hotels
8:30 am Registration Desk Opens Cunard Centre
Registration Desk
8:30 am Exhibition Set-Up Commences Cunard Centre
Exhibition Hall
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm CARIC Connector at DEFSEC 2017
The annual research and innovation forum
for the Aerospace & Defence sectors in Atlantic Canada

Presented by: CARIC, Springboard Atlantic, ACADA, NSERC and DEFSEC Atlantic
Pier 21
Kenneth C. Rowe Hall
6:00 pm Exhibition Set-Up Finishes Cunard Centre
Exhibition Hall
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday Opening Reception
Sponsored by Irving Shipbuilding
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
9:30 pm Courtesy Shuttles Finish Runs to and from Partner Hotels
Sponsored by L3 Technologies
Cunard Centre &
Partner Hotels

 

Wednesday, September 6

8:00 am Courtesy Shuttles Commence Runs to and from Partner Hotels
Sponsored by L3 Technologies
Cunard Centre &
Partner Hotels
8:00 am Registration Desk Opens Cunard Centre
Registration Desk
8:00 am Wednesday Coffee Service Begins
Sponsored by Bluedrop
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
8:00 am Cunard Centre Meeting Rooms Open for Day
B2B Courtyard sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
8:00 am Quayside Trailer Meeting Rooms Open for Day Cunard Centre
Pier 23 Quayside
8:00 am Ship Tours & Meeting Rooms On-Board HMCS Sackville Open for Day Cunard Centre
Pier 23 Berth
9:00 am Exhibition Floor and Outdoor Displays Open Cunard Centre
Exhibition Hall
9:00 am - 9:30 am Industry Presentation
Presented by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
NSBI
Presentations Hall
9:30 am - 10:00 am Industry Presentation
"Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE)"
with Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise CEO, Jim Hanlon

Presented by Nova Scotia Business Inc.
NSBI
Presentations Hall
10:00 am - 10:15 am Wednesday Official Coffee Break
Sponsored by Bluedrop
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
10:15 am - 10:30 am Industry Presentation
Presented by Bluedrop
NSBI
Presentations Hall
10:30 am - 11:30 am Discussion Panel
"The National Shipbuilding Strategy: Accomplishments to Date"
Organized by DEFSEC Atlantic
NSBI
Presentations Hall
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Wednesday Exhibition Luncheon
Sponsored by Thales Canada
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Industry Presentation
Presented by Thales Canada
NSBI
Presentations Hall
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Industry Presentation
Presented by Federal Fleet Services
NSBI
Presentations Hall
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Government Presentation
"The Build in Canada Innovation Program: Update & New Opportunities"
with Senior Director of the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) Christopher Baird
Presented by Public Services and Procurement Canada
NSBI
Presentations Hall
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Government Presentation
"IDEaS: Innovation for Defence Excellence & Security -
Innovation Access Program from DND"
with Director General - Strategic Decision Support (Science & Technology) Eric Fournier
Presented by the Department of National Defence
NSBI
Presentations Hall
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Industry Presentation
Presented by Lockheed Martin Canada
NSBI
Presentations Hall
4:00 pm Cunard Centre Meeting Rooms Close for Day
B2B Courtyard sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
4:00 pm Quayside Trailer Meeting Rooms Close for Day Cunard Centre
Pier 23 Quayside
4:00 pm Ship Tours & Meeting Rooms On-Board HMCS Sackville Close for Day Cunard Centre
Pier 23 Berth
4:30 pm Exhibition Floor and Outdoor Displays Close Cunard Centre
Exhibition Hall
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm "Hour of Good Cheer" Reception
Sponsored by Lockheed Martin Canada
Cunard Centre,
Pier 23 Quayside &
HMCS Sackville
6:00 pm Courtesy Shuttles Finish Runs to and from Partner Hotels
Sponsored by L3 Technologies
Cunard Centre &
Partner Hotels
6:15 pm Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Reception and Dinner
Halifax World Trade
& Convention Centre

 

Thursday, September 7

8:00 am Courtesy Shuttles Commence Runs to and from Partner Hotels
Sponsored by L3 Technologies
Cunard Centre &
Partner Hotels
8:00 am Registration Desk Opens Cunard Centre
Registration Desk
8:00 am Thursday Coffee Service Begins
Sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
8:00 am Cunard Centre Meeting Rooms Open for Day
B2B Courtyard sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
8:00 am Quayside Trailer Meeting Rooms Open for Day Cunard Centre
Pier 23 Quayside
8:00 am Ship Tours & Meeting Rooms On-Board HMCS Sackville Open for Day Cunard Centre
Pier 23 Berth
8:00 am - 9:30 am Government Presentation
"Exploring Business Opportunities in the Defence Sector"
Presentations by:
 Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI)
Public Services & Procurement Canada (PSPC)
Innovation, Science & Economic Development (ISED) Canada
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association (ACADA)
NSBI
Presentations Hall
9:00 am Exhibition Floor and Outdoor Displays Open Cunard Centre
Exhibition Hall
10:00 am - 10:15 am Thursday Official Coffee Break
Sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
10:15 am - 10:45 am Government Presentation
"Meet the Trade Commissioner"
Presented by Monica Tate, Trade Commissioner - Seattle, WA, USA (Global Affairs Canada)
Cunard Centre
Mezzanine Area
10:45 am - 11:15 am Industry Presentation
Presented by ViaSat
NSBI
Presentations Hall
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Thursday Exhibition Luncheon
Sponsored by ViaSat
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
12:00 noon Ship Tours & Meeting Rooms On-Board HMCS Sackville Close for Day Cunard Centre
Pier 23 Berth
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Government Presentation
"Canadian Forces Defence Procurement Update & Outlook"
with Assistant Deputy Minister (Materiel) Pat Finn
Presented by the Department of National Defence
NSBI
Presentations Hall
2:00 pm Cunard Centre Meeting Rooms Close for Day
B2B Courtyard sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
2:00 pm Quayside Trailer Meeting Rooms Close for Day Cunard Centre
Pier 23 Quayside
3:00 pm Exhibition & Outdoor Display Tear-Down Commences Cunard Centre
Exhibition Hall
3:30 pm Courtesy Shuttles Finish Runs to and from Partner Hotels
Sponsored by L3 Technologies
Cunard Centre &
Partner Hotels
6:00 pm "Clash of the Titans" 2017 Hockey Game
Esprit de Corps 'Commandos' VS Royal Canadian Navy 'Titans'
in support of the Halifax & Region Military Family Resource Centre
[ VIP Reception to Follow ]
Halifax Forum
Arena

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