Daily Agenda

Last Revised September 27, 2019

This page is a summary of events that will be taking place during DEFSEC Atlantic.  The posted schedule is proposed times only and is subject to change at any time. It will be updated on a regular basis right until the dates of the event.

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Tuesday, October 1

8:30 am Courtesy Shuttles Commence Runs to and from Partner Hotels
Sponsored by L3Harris Technologies
Cunard Centre &
Partner Hotels
8:30 am Registration Desk Opens
Sponsored by CAE
Cunard Centre
Registration Desk
8:30 am Exhibition Set-Up Commences Cunard Centre
Exhibition Hall
10:00 am - 2:25 pm CARIC Connector at DEFSEC Atlantic 2019
Atlantic Canada's premier defence & aerospace innovation event
Presented by: CARIC, Springboard Atlantic, ACADA and DEFSEC Atlantic
Pier 21
Kenneth C. Rowe Hall
6:00 pm Exhibition Set-Up Finishes Cunard Centre
Exhibition Hall
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday Opening Reception
Sponsored by L3Harris Technologies
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Ship Tours on-board MV Asterix Open
(every half hour, max 20 people per tour, last tour begins at 8:30 pm)
Pier 23 Berth
9:30 pm Courtesy Shuttles Finish Runs to and from Partner Hotels
Sponsored by L3Harris Technologies
Cunard Centre &
Partner Hotels

Wednesday, October 2

8:00 am Courtesy Shuttles Commence Runs to and from Partner Hotels
Sponsored by L3Harris Technologies
Cunard Centre &
Partner Hotels
8:00 am Registration Desk Opens
Sponsored by CAE
Cunard Centre
Registration Desk
8:00 am Wednesday Coffee Service Begins
Sponsored by Bluedrop
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Cunard Centre Meeting Rooms Open for Day
B2B Courtyard sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Quayside Trailer Meeting Rooms Open for Day Cunard Centre
Pier 23 Quayside
9:00 am - 4:30 pm Exhibition Floor & Outdoor Displays Open Cunard Centre
Exhibition Hall
9:30 am - 5:30 pm Ship Tours on-board MV Asterix Open
(every half hour, max 20 people per tour, last tour begins at 5:00 pm)
Pier 23 Berth
9:30 am - 10:00 am Industry Presentation
"L3Harris Technologies in Canada"
Presentation by L3Harris Technologies
Cunard Centre
Presentations Hall
10:00 am - 10:15 am Wednesday Official Coffee Break
Sponsored by Bluedrop
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
10:15 am - 10:30 am Industry Presentation
"MACH Atlantic: New Supplier Development Pilot Project Launch"
Presented by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Cunard Centre
Presentations Hall
10:30 am - 11:00 am Government Presentation
"Transforming Defence Sustainment Procurement"
Presented by the Department of National Defence
Cunard Centre
Presentations Hall
11:00 am - 11:30 am Government Presentation
"What FAcT Means to Saskatchewan"
Presented by the Government of Saskatchewan - Investment & Econonmic Development
Cunard Centre
Presentations Hall
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Wednesday Exhibition Luncheon
Sponsored by Government of Saskatchewan
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Industry Presentation
"The Next Generation of In-Service Support Jobs in Canada's Marine Sector"
Presented by Thales Canada
Cunard Centre
Presentations Hall
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Developing Talent: Speed Mentoring at DEFSEC Atlantic
Presented by Women in Aerospace Canada (WIA-C) Atlantic & Women in Defence & Security (WiDS)
Cunard Centre
Mezzanine
4:00 pm Cunard Centre Meeting Rooms Close for Day
B2B Courtyard sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
4:00 pm Quayside Trailer Meeting Rooms Close for Day Cunard Centre
Pier 23 Quayside
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Industry Presentation
"Delivering Canada's ASW Future: CSC as a Driver of Strategic Capability and Industry Growth"
Presented by Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems
Cunard Centre
Presentations Hall
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm "Hour of Good Cheer" Reception
Sponsored by Lockheed Martin Canada
Cunard Centre
Pier 23 Quayside
6:00 pm Courtesy Shuttles Finish Runs to and from Partner Hotels
Sponsored by L3Harris Technologies
Cunard Centre &
Partner Hotels
6:15 pm ACADA Annual Dinner & Networking Reception 2019
Presented by the Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Halifax Convention Centre
(1650 Argyle Street)

Thursday, October 3

8:00 am Courtesy Shuttles Commence Runs to and from Partner Hotels
Sponsored by L3Harris Technologies
Cunard Centre &
Partner Hotels
8:00 am Registration Desk Opens
Sponsored by CAE
Cunard Centre
Registration Desk
8:00 am Thursday Coffee Service Begins
Sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
8:00 am - 2:00 pm Cunard Centre Meeting Rooms Open for Day
B2B Courtyard sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
8:00 am - 2:00 pm Quayside Trailer Meeting Rooms Open for Day Cunard Centre
Pier 23 Quayside
9:00 am - 3:00 pm Exhibition Floor & Outdoor Displays Open Cunard Centre
Exhibition Hall
9:30 am - 12:00 pm Ship Tours on-board MV Asterix Open
(every half hour, max 20 people per tour, last tour begins at 11:30 am)
Pier 23 Berth
9:30 am - 10:00 am Industry Presentation
"The Admiral's View"
Presentation by Fleetway
Cunard Centre
Presentations Hall
10:00 am - 10:15 am Thursday Official Coffee Break
Sponsored by Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
Throughout the
Cunard Centre
10:30 am - 11:00 am Government Presentation
"Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS)"
Presented by the Department of National Defence
Cunard Centre
Presentations Hall
11:00 am - 11:15 am Industry Presentation
"Secure, Resilient, Affordable, High-Bandwidth Satellite Communications for Canada's North & Maritime Arctic Operations"
Presented by Kepler Communications
Cunard Centre
Presentations Hall
11:15 am - 11:30 am Industry Presentation
"Providing Critical Life Support Services in Remote, Austere and Combat Environments"
Presented by Thornhill Medical
Cunard Centre
Presentations Hall
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Thursday Exhibition Luncheon
Sponsored by Viasat
On-Board
MV Asterix
1:30 pm Arrival of Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Community College students for
"Addressing Human Resources - Day of Connection"
Sponsored by Thales Canada
Cunard Centre
Exhibition Hall
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Ship Tours on-board MV Asterix Open
(every half hour, max 20 people per tour, last tour begins at 1:30 pm)
Pier 23 Berth
3:00 pm Exhibition & Outdoor Display Tear-Down Commences Cunard Centre
Exhibition Hall
3:30 pm Courtesy Shuttles Finish Runs to and from Partner Hotels
Sponsored by L3Harris Technologies
Cunard Centre &
Partner Hotels
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 'Clash of the Titans IV' 2019 Hockey Game
Esprit de Corps 'Commandos' VS Royal Canadian Navy 'Titans'
in support of the Cadet Leagues of Canada
[ VIP Reception to Follow ]
Halifax Forum Arena
(2901 Windsor Street)