Made in Canada 2015: Southern Ontario Defence Association Event

Aerospace and Aviation in OntarioThe Southern Ontario Defence Association (SODA) is holding an event in March 2015 to connect key players in the defence industry, as well learn of near-term-supplier/procurement opportunities. The event will focus on supply chain management and development, including sourcing new suppliers for existing platforms and potential suppliers for future platforms and procurements.

Made in Canada SODA Event Agenda

Attendees will enjoy a complete

  • 8:30am: Registration/ Set up Table Displays
  • 9:30am: Opening Remarks & Emcee
    Henrik Noesgaard, President, SODA
    Overview of SODA/ What does SODA do for SME’s
  • 9:40am: Ontario Aerospace Council
    Overview of OAC/ What does OAC do for SME’s
  • 9:50am: The Honourable Gary Goodyear (to be confirmed)
    Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
  • 10:00am: Networking Break
  • 10:10am: Harold Deck, Sr Manager, Industrial Development, FEDDEV
  • 10:15am: Panel Discussion with OEMs and Systems Integrators:
    Supply chain opportunities/ In service support opportunities and Innovative technologies /Advance manufacturing solutions they are seeking
  • 11:30am: Industry Canada: Value Proposition Update
  • 12:00pm: Kapil Lakhotia, President & CEO, London Economic Development Corporation
  • 12:05pm: Lunch
  • 1:15pm: National Defence: Navy Procurement Opportunities
  • 1:45pm: Running concurrently:
    Mentor Works – Discover grant & loan funding for your business
    Advanced Manufacturing Workshop
    OAC Workshop
    OMX Workshop
  • 4:00pm: Closing Remarks (OAC & SODA) / Reception Starts

Register for Made in Canada 2015

Both SODA members and non-members are able to register for the upcoming Made in Canada event online.

Date/Time: Monday, March 30, 2015 from 8:30am-6:00pm (EST)
Western Fair District, Carousel Room
900 King Street (2nd Floor), London, ON
Register for the event here

Canadian Government Funding for Aerospace & Defence Businesses

Mentor Works will be presenting at the Made in Canada event on how to discover grant and loan funding. We encourage you to attend this keynote at 1:45pm. Also be sure to subscribe to our Weekly Funding E-Newsletter or contact a Mentor Works business funding specialist to learn more about funding available to your Canadian business.

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