ACADA, in partnership with Royal Norwegian Embassy and the Norwegian Defence and Security Industries Association (FSi), are organizing a Norwegian-Canadian Defence Business Development program to coincide with a visiting Norwegian frigate.

 

Sunday, March 11

12:00 – 17:00   Trip to Lunenburg               

17:00 – 19:00   Informal Gathering @ the Lower Deck                  

19:30 – 21:00   Axe Throwing @ Timber Lounge - sponsored by Innovation Norway

                      

Monday, March 12

09:00 – 9:30    Wreath-laying ceremony @ Norwegian Memorial, Sackville Landing, Halifax Waterfront

 

10:00 - 11:30 Business Onboard Norwegian Frigate docked at Canadian Forces Base, Halifax

Presentations from:

  • H.E. Anne Kari H. Ovind, Norwegian Ambassador to Canada
  • Captain Erik Boe, Naval Attaché at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
  • Mr. Rolf Kjos, Deputy National Armaments Director, Ministry of Defence “The Norwegian Defence Sector – Long Term Plan, including Future Acquisitions and Industrial Strategy”
  • Matthew Johnson, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Government of Canada - Presentation on Canadian Procurement Opportunities

 

12:00 – 14:00   Working Lunch & Industry Presentations @ Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

Canadian & Norwegian companies provide 5-minute overview of their capabilities

 

14:30 – 16:00   Tours of Irving Shipyard

16:00 – 18:00   Break

18:00 – 20:30   Reception and Guided Tours onboard Norwegian Frigate

 

Tuesday, March 13

09:00 – 12:30   B2B/B2G Meetings @ Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

13:00 – 15:30   Tours of IMP Aerospace & Defence