What To Expect

From July 28-29, 2022, the Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association (ACADA) will host the MASS Conference (MASS22) at the Delta St. John’s in Newfoundland. MASS22 will once again focus on the challenges associated with both northern and maritime environments. The aim of the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador supported international conference is to promote stakeholder collaboration, technological innovation, harsh environment research & development, and world-class education efforts that are contributing to various components of northern development. Building on the success of MASS19, coupled with the growing demands across stakeholders concerning maritime and arctic safety and security issues, and for which one entity cannot achieve solutions or policy responses in isolation. The two day conference will draw a diverse group of speakers and attendees representing government, military, Canadian and U.S. Coast Guard, industry, academic leaders, Northern Leaders, research and other key stakeholders.

Why Attend MASS22

“Quality of the companies who attended… very meaningful for small SMEs building connections”


Conference highlights include:

– Local, national and international speakers

– Attendees from government, military, Canadian and U.S Coast Guard, industry, academia, R&D and other stakeholders

– B2B/B2G meeting program with prime contractors and government agencies

– Technology and Innovation showcase

– Exhibits, networking and more!

“Provided a wide array of current and future capabilities and a chance to hear from companies about their products. I particularly enjoyed the “Industry Spotlights”.”




*to be updated as confirmed


Industry – ACADA Members – $500

Industry – Non Members – $750

Government/Military/Coast Guard/RCMP/Academic Faculty – $250

Students – $50

Exhibitor – ACADA Members – $800

Exhibitor – Non Members – $1,100

Register now by clicking here!

B2B/B2G Meetings Program

These are officially organized meetings, but you will have plenty of time during the conference to network informally either by visiting the Exhibit Hall or connecting with attendees in the chat function.


MASS22 will take place at the Delta Hotel & Conference Centre in St. John’s, NL. 


Jody Murray, Provincial Director NL
Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association
(T) +1 709 771 2443
(E)  jody@ac-ada.ca