On Tuesday, May 28, 2013 ADIANS in partnership with the Province of Nova Scotia hosted a reception in Ottawa to recognize the presence of Nova Scotia companies at CANSEC, Canada‚Äôs premiere Defense and Security Forum. Glenn Copeland, President, ADIANS gave a short address to more than 155 attendees. Representing the Major Initiatives and Projects Office of the Government of Nova Scotia, Jennifer Chiasson highlighted the strength and momentum of the Marine and Defense industry in Nova Scotia. Numerous Primes and OEMs, such as Mercedes-Benz Canada, MAN Diesel, Rheinmetall and Thales Canada, engaged in B2B conversations with Nova Scotia companies.  The reception was a resounding success.