SOURCE: Aerospace Industries Association of Canada

Aerospace Industries Association of Canada

Canadian Aerospace Summit 2014

September 10, 2015 16:45 ET

Canadian Aerospace Summit Program Announced; Features Senior Global Industry Executives

OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - September 10, 2015) - The 2015 Canadian Aerospace Summit released its program today, announcing an impressive line-up of global industry executives and experts from the civil, defence and space sectors. The program, which is themed "The Sky is the Limit," will feature panellists and keynote speakers including:

  • Charles Bouchard, CEO, Lockheed Martin Canada
  • Leanne Caret, President, Global Services and Support, Boeing Defense, Space and Security
  • David Curtis, President & CEO, Viking Air Ltd.
  • Mike Dover, Author, Wikibrands
  • Doug Gates, Principal, Global Chairman, Industrial Manufacturing, KPMG
  • Mike Greenley, Vice President, Defence & Security, CAE Inc.
  • Manfred Hader, Partner, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
  • Dr. Llyr Jones, Vice President, Americas, Group Business Development, BAE Systems plc
  • Wade Larson, President and COO, UrtheCast
  • John Maris, President, Marinvent Corporation
  • Tracy Medve, President, KF Aerospace
  • Nik Nanos, President, Nanos Research
  • Johnathon (Lee) Obst, President, Rockwell Collins Canada
  • Nelson Salgado, Vice President, Industrial Relations and Sustainability, Embraer S/A

The Summit is Canada's leading national aerospace event and will welcome over 1,000 attendees to Ottawa, Ontario on November 17-18, 2015. In addition to the conference, the event also features a trade show, B2B program, and the Annual Aerospace Dinner.

Early-bird registration for the conference is now open. Learn more about the Canadian Aerospace Summit and register today at!

About AIAC:
AIAC is the national association representing Canada's aerospace manufacturing and services sector. As the world's fifth-largest aerospace industry, Canada's aerospace sector contributes over $29B to the economy in GDP, exports 80% of its output, and dedicates over 20% of its activity to research and development (R&D). Aerospace is responsible for the employment of 180,000 Canadians.

Contact Information

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    Kristen VanderHoek
    Director of Communications
    613 232-4297 x225
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