Ready for Launch: Preparing Canada for a Future in Space

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October 16th, 2018 | 8:30am - 6:00pm ET | TwentyTwo, The Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON


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The conference will reinvigorate Canadian discussion on the importance and benefit of space exploration, earth observation, Canada’s space sector, the international dimension of Canadian space activity and the role space plays in enabling Canadian foreign policy and socio-economic activity.

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Program

08:30 - 09:15: Opening Address: Hon. Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport

09:15 - 10:00: Panel 1: “Canada’s Past, Present and Future in Space”
William MacDonald Evans, Sylvain Laporte, Dr. Lucy Stojak, and Dr. Robert Thirsk moderated by LGen (ret'd) D. Michael Day

10:30 - 11:15: Fireside Chat: “The New Space Age”
Kenneth Hodgkins and Bob McDonald

11:15 - 12:00: Panel 2: “Canadian Space Industry Leaders”
Dan Goldberg, Mike Greenley, David O'Connor, and Marina Mississian moderated by Charity Weeden

12:00 - 13:30: Fireside Chat: “The Power of Space”
Bob McDonald and Dr. Dave Perry

13:30 - 14:15: Panel 3: “SME Start-up Ecosystem”
Stewart Bain, Dr. Nadeem Ghafoor, Froduald Kabanza, and Ewan Reid moderated by Colin Robertson

14:45 - 15:30: Panel 4: “Benefits From Space”
Ryan Anderson, Denis Bourque, Dr. Gordon Osinski, Sarah Pacey, and Prashant Shukle moderated by Charity Weeden

13:30 - 14:15: Panel 5: “International Space Cooperation”
Micheline Tabache and Jason Wood moderated by Colin Robertson

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