Detailed Program

 

*Program subject to change without notice.  Unless otherwise specified, all events will be held at Tradex

Wednesday, August 9th  

07:30 – 14:00
Annual Hope Air Golf Tournament – Northview Golf & Country Club

 

Thursday, August 10th       

EXHIBIT HALL, B2B MEETINGS AND STATIC HOURS 10:00 – 18:00
09:30 – 12:00
Supply Chain Forum

Featuring representatives from: Airbus, Cascade Aerospace, Viking Air Ltd., KF Aero, AVcorp, MTU Canada

10:00 – 10:30
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors/Static/B2B Meetings
Sponsored by KPMG
12:00 – 13:30
ADSE/CBAA Joint Luncheon and Opening Ceremony with Keynote Speaker
Sponsored by L3 Technologies

Speakers:
Mr. Jim Quick, President & CEO, AIAC
Mr. Rudy Toering, President & CEO, CBAA
His Worship Henry Braun, Mayor of Abbotsford

Keynote speaker: The Honourable Bruce Ralston, British Columbia’s Minister of Jobs, Trade & Technology

13:30 – 14:15
Facilitating Growth & Success in Export – A Perspective on International Offsets

Speaker:
Mr. Rahul Gangal, Partner, Roland Berger, New Dehli Office

14:15 – 14:30
British Columbia’s New Government

Speakers:
Mr. Jeffrey Ferrier, Vice President, FleishmanHillard
Ms. Elisha McCallum, Vice President, FleishmanHillard

14:30 – 15:00
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors/Static/B2B Meetings
Sponsored by KPMG
15:00 – 15:30
National Communications Infrastructure, Innovation Strategy & Cyber Security for the 21st Century

Speaker:
Mr. Paul Baca, Vice President, Products, Government Systems, ViaSat Inc.

15:30 – 16:00
Disrupt & Grow KPMG’s 2017 CEO Outlook

Speaker:
Mr. Grant McDonald, Aerospace & Defence Industry Leader, KMPG

16:00 – 16:45
BC Executive Roundtable – BC Specific Outlook

Moderator: Dr. Iain Christie, Executive Vice President, AIAC

Panelists:
Ms. Tracy Medve, President, KF Aero
Mr. Cameron McKenzie, Vice President, Canadian Commercial Corporation
Mr. David Curtis, CEO, Viking Air Ltd.
Mr. Guy Borowski, Vice President Operations North America, Heli-One

16:45 – 18:00
ADSE/CBAA – Welcome Reception
Sponsored by Bombardier

 

Friday , August 11th

EXHIBIT HALL, B2B MEETINGS AND STATIC HOURS  08:00 – 16:00
08:15 – 09:00
ADSE Breakfast

Speakers:
The Honourable Ed Fast, Member of Parliament for Abbotsford
Mr. Mike de Jong, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Abbotsford West

09:00 – 09:30
The Future of Clean Technology & Aerospace

Speaker:
Mr. Glenn McDonald, Senior Associate, AeroDynamic Advisory

09:30 – 9:45
Spotlight on Innovation & Clean Technology – The Learning Factory

Speaker:
Mr. Anoush Poursartip, PhD, PEng,FCAE, Director, Composite Research Network, UBC

9:45 – 10:30
Spotlight on Innovation & Clean Technology Roundtable Panel – GARDN

Moderator:
Mr. Sylvian Cofsky, Executive Director, Green Aviation Research & Development Network

Panelists:
Ms. Hayley Ozem, Manager, Combustion Component Centre, Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.
Dr. Jenner Richards, President, Nebula UAV Systems
Mr. Russ Baker, President, Biosphere Management Systems Inc.

10:30 – 11:00
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors/Static/B2B Meetings
Sponsored by KPMG
11:00 – 11:40
 Airbus in the Environment Technologies Development

Speaker:
Mr. Joe Marcheschi, Strategic Procurement, Airbus Americas Inc.

11:40 – 12:00
 Networking Break
12:00 – 13:45
ADSE Lunch & Keynote Speaker
Sponsored by KF Aero

Keynote Speaker:
Lieutenant-General Michael J. Hood, CMM, CD, Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force

13:45 – 14:15
Session with the Director General of Air Force Development

Speaker: Brigadier General Michel Lalumiere, Director General of Air Force Development, Royal Canadian Air Force

14:15 – 15:00
Education Panel Discussion – Skills & Training for the Future of Aerospace

Moderator:
Mr. Colin Ewart, President, BC Colleges Association

Panelists:
Mr. Rod Hayward, Assistant Professor of Aviation Management, University of the Fraser Valley
Mr. Guy Ellis, Dean, School of Transportation, BCIT
Mr. Gary Herman, President, Industry Training Authority of BC
Mr. Helmut Neuper, President & CEO, MTU Maintenance Canada

15:00 – 16:00
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors/Static/B2B Meetings
Sponsored by KPMG
16:00 – 16:30
Defence Super Session

Speaker:
The Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of National Defence

16:30 – 16:45
ADSE/CBAA Joint Closing Ceremony

Speakers:
Jim Quick, President & CEO, AIAC
Rudy Toering, President & CEO, CBAA

17:00 – 22:00
Abbotsford International Airshow Chalet Dinner & Twilight Show
Sponsored by Cascade Aerospace