Proposed Daily Agenda

Last Revised June 30, 2022

This page is a summary of events that will be taking place during DEFSEC Atlantic presented by the Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association.  The posted schedule is proposed times only and is subject to change at any time. The launch times for the various online technology platforms will be posted here and updated as projects finalize. It will be updated on a regular basis right until the dates of the event. All events are taking place at the Halifax Convention Centre unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, October 4

0800 Registration Desk Opens
Sponsored by CAE
Convention Level
CAE Registration Desk
0800 Exhibition Floor Set-Up Begins Convention Level
Exhibition Halls
1800 Exhibition Floor Set-Up Finishes Convention Level
Exhibition Halls
1900-2100 Tuesday Opening Reception
Sponsored by Calian
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
2100 Registration Desk Closes
Sponsored by CAE
Convention Level
CAE Registration Desk

Wednesday, October 5

0800 Registration Desk Opens
Sponsored by CAE
Convention Level
CAE Registration Desk
0800 B2B Meetings Platform Timeslots Begin for Day
Sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
ACADA
B2B Meetings Platform
0800 B2B Zone Opens
Sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Convention Level
ACADA B2B Zone
0800 Private Meeting Rooms Open Convention, Argyle & Summit Levels
Meeting Rooms
0830 Wednesday Coffee Service Begins for Roaming Carts & Cafe Areas
Sponsored by Saab Canada
Convention Level
Exhibition Halls
0900 Exhibition Floor Opens
Sponsored by Bluedrop Training & Simulation and PAL Aerospace
Convention Level
Exhibition Halls
0900 Wednesday Coffee Service Begins for Cafe Area
Sponsored by Saab Canada
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
0915-0945 Presentation Slot #1
Presented by PAL Aerospace
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
1000-1015 Presentation Slot #2
Presented by Saab Canada
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
1015-1030 Official Wednesday Coffee Break
Sponsored by Saab Canada
Convention Level &
Argyle Level
1030-1130 Cybersecurity Presentation/Panel
Presented by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
1130-1330 Wednesday Lunch Break
(pre-ordered meals delivered to exhibitors in booths - order deadline is September 23)
Convention Level
Exhibition Halls
1130-1330 Wednesday Lunch Break
(all other attendees)
Downtown Halifax
Restaurants
1400-1430 Presentation Slot #3
Presented by Calian
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
1445-1515 Presentation Slot #4
Presented by Department of National Defence [IDEaS & DRDC]
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
1530 Wednesday Coffee Service Ends
Sponsored by Saab Canada
Convention Level &
Argyle Level
1530-1600 Presentation Slot #5
Presented by Lockheed Martin Canada
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
1600 Exhibition Floor Closes
Sponsored by Bluedrop Training & Simulation and PAL Aerospace
Convention Level
Exhibition Halls
1600 B2B Meetings Platform Timeslots End for Day
Sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
ACADA
B2B Meetings Platform
1600 B2B Zone Closes
Sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Convention Level
ACADA B2B Zone
1600 Private Meeting Rooms Close Convention, Argyle & Summit Levels
Meeting Rooms
1600-1700 Wednesday "Hour of Good Cheer" Reception
Sponsored by Lockheed Martin Canada
Argyle  Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
1700 Registration Desk Closes
Sponsored by CAE
Convention Level
CAE Registration Desk

Thursday, October 6

0800 Registration Desk Opens
Sponsored by CAE
Convention Level
CAE Registration Desk
0800 B2B Meetings Platform Timeslots Begin for Day
Sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
ACADA
B2B Meetings Platform
0800 B2B Zone Opens
Sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Convention Level
ACADA B2B Zone
0800 Private Meeting Rooms Open Convention, Argyle & Summit Levels
Meeting Rooms
0830 Thursday Coffee Service Begins for Roaming Carts & Cafe Areas
Sponsored by QinetiQ Canada
Convention Level
Exhibition Halls
0900 Exhibition Floor Opens
Sponsored by Bluedrop Training & Simulation and PAL Aerospace
Convention Level
Exhibition Halls
0900 Thursday Coffee Service Begins for Cafe Area
Sponsored by QinetiQ Canada
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
0915-0945 Presentation Slot #6
Presented by Bluedrop Training & Simulation
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
1000-1015 Presentation Slot #7
Presented by QinetiQ Canada
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
1015-1030 Official Thursday Coffee Break
Sponsored by QinetiQ Canada
Convention Level &
Argyle Level
1030-1130 Workforce Development Presentation/Panel
Presented by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
1130-1330 Thursday Lunch Break
(pre-ordered meals delivered to exhibitors in booths - order deadline is September 23)
Convention Level
Exhibition Halls
1130-1330 Thursday Lunch Break
(all other attendees)
Downtown Halifax
Restaurants
1400-1430 Presentation Slot #8
Presented by Government of Saskatchewan
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
1445-1515 Presentation Slot #9
Presenter TBC
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
1530 Thursday Coffee Service Ends
Sponsored by QinetiQ Canada
Convention Level &
Argyle Level
1530-1600 Presentation Slot #10
Presenter TBC
Argyle Level
ACADA Presentation Pavilion
1600 Exhibition Floor Closes
Sponsored by Bluedrop Training & Simulation and PAL Aerospace
Convention Level
Exhibition Halls
1600 B2B Meetings Platform Timeslots End for Day
Sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
ACADA
B2B Meetings Platform
1600 B2B Zone Closes
Sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Convention Level
ACADA B2B Zone
1600 Private Meeting Rooms Close Convention, Argyle & Summit Levels
Meeting Rooms
1600 Registration Desk Closes
Sponsored by CAE
Convention Level
CAE Registration Desk
1600 Exhibition Floor Teardown Begins Convention Level
Exhibition Halls