The Sea to Sky conference (formerly known as the PEI Aerospace & Defence Conference) is an annual event that brings together stakeholders and industry leaders in the aerospace, defence and marine sectors. The conference will include a full-day speaker program, social program, and ample opportunities for business networking!
Sea to Sky 2017 will be held in beautiful Prince Edward Island, August 8-10, 2017 at the Rodd Brudenell River Resort.
*Subject to change. Further details on speaker program coming soon!
16:30 - 18:30 ACADA Board of Directors Meeting (ACADA Board only)
18:30 - 21:00 Pre-Registration and Welcoming BBQ/Networking Event
07:30 – 08:30 Registration & Networking Breakfast
08:30 – 08:45 Welcome & Opening Remarks
09:30 – 10:15 Marijuana Legalization: Potential Impacts and Considerations for Workplace Safety & Quality Control - Matthew R. Letson, Associate, Lawson Creamer
10:15 – 10:35 Networking Break
10:35 – 11:20 Cybersecurity: The threat environment and mitigation measures to protect your business - Bulletproof
11:20 – 12:20 Aerospace Sector Outlook & Supply Chain Opportunities
12:20 – 13:00 Networking Lunch
13:00 – 14:00 Marine Sector Outlook& Supply Chain Opportunities
14:00 - 14:30 ACADA Programs & Initiatives - Rich Billard, CEO/President, ACADA (see bio)
14:30 – 14:50 Networking Break
14:50 - 15:20 Canada Job Grant Program, Skills PEI
15:20 – 16:00 Disruptive Technologies & Canada's Innovation Climate - Jeremy Depow, VP Policy & Research, Information & Communications Technology Council (ICTC)
A briefing from the ICTC on the top 5 emerging technologies (including "Additive Manufacturing" research findings and labour market/skills implications), an overview of the Canadian innovation climate, and perspectives on SME integreation in global supply chains.
16:00 - 16:30 UPEI School of Sustainable Design Engineering: An impressive wake and a bright horizon - Erin Hughes, Business Development Engineer, Industry Partnerships (see bio)
Briefing will include a highlight of SSDE projects (completed and upcoming) and opportunities for industry/stakeholder engagement with the SSDE through student placements, design clinic projects, R&D, industry engagement days, etc.
16:30 – 18:30 Networking in Hospitality Suite
18:30 - 20:30 Reception & Lobster Dinner
20:30 Networking in Hospitality Suite
Breakfast at Leisure (on own)
09:40 - 14:00 Social Networking Program (Golf or Boat Cruise*)
$250.00 + HST for ACADA Members
$325.00 + HST for Non-Members
Complimentary registration for speakers and government attendees
Your all-inclusive rate includes registration for the conference and social program (round of golf or boating) and on-site meals*.
*Please indicate to us your preference for meals (Lobster, Steak or other), including allergies, as well as your preferred activity (Golf or Boating) to Chris Bourque email@example.com
Special group rates are available at the Rodd Brudenell River Resort for conference attendees until July 17th.
Junior Suite $168
Executive Suite $198
King Cottage $208
Queen Cottage $268
To make your reservation, please contact:
(T) 902 652 2332
Please be sure to book by July 17th to ensure availability and access to the special rates!
Interested in raising the profile of your company/organization through an event sponsorship? We have a variety of sponsorship opportunities available! For further details, please refer to our Sponsorship Package or contact our event organizers!
Questions regarding the Sea to Sky conference may be directed to:
(T) 902 759 9283