Invitation to media - Symposium on the Canadian Defence and Security Market
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
1228 Nobel Street
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
Please confirm your attendance with one of the representatives listed below.
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions
Communications and Media Relations Officer
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