Invitation to media - Symposium on the Canadian Defence and Security Market

Media Advisory

Boucherville, QC - October 16, 2017 – Media representatives are invited to the third Symposium on the Canadian Defence and Security Market, an initiative of Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED), organized by the STIQ and Aéro Montréal.

The focus of this year’s symposium will be on “industrial capabilities in Quebec.” This day is Quebec’s benchmark event for all businesses in the defence and security market.

The defence sector is a key developing market for the aerospace, land, marine and C4ISR / cyber security supply chain. We invite you to come to the event to learn about the new defence and security challenges and opportunities in Quebec and Canada. CED, STIQ and Aéro Montréal spokespersons will be available on site for interviews.
Date and time of the event:

Monday, October 23, 2017
8:30 a.m.   


Hotel Mortagne
1228 Nobel Street
Boucherville, Quebec
J4B 5H1


8:30 a.m. - Opening speech by Jean R. Rioux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence

8:45 a.m. - Panel on the new Canadian Defence Policy

9:30 a.m. - Panel on the industrial and technological capabilities mapping project in Quebec

10:30 a.m. - Presentation on future procurement projects

12:00 noon - Launch of the Security Defence Portal

12:20 p.m. - Keynote speech by Simon Jacques, President of Airbus Canada

For more information about the event

Please confirm your attendance with one of the representatives listed below.


Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions
Media Relations
Tel.: 514-283-7443

Maxence Ouatak
Communications Coordinator
Tel.: 514-875-8789

Aéro Montréal
Gwenaël Brisé
Communications and Media Relations Officer
Tel.: 514-987-9395
Cell.: 438-497-3857

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