AIAC Committee Update, August 2017

August 2, 2017


August 2, 2017

AIAC’s committees are central to the AIAC’s policy and advocacy functions. Members of these committees provide industry insights and guidance with respect to issues related to specific industry segments or topics of concern or interest.

Members wishing to join a committee please contact Greg Hickman at or if you are a non-member and interested in joining a committee, please contact Bill Yetman at

Market Access Committee, May 30, 2017

  • Parliamentary Sanctions Report
  • Pakistan Group 2 Policy Ban
  • United Aircraft Corp. (Russia)
  • Next Meeting: September 21st,2017



Civil Aviation Committee, January 22, 2017

  • Status of Bilateral Negotiations
  • AIAC Advocacy Efforts
  • Progress on SMS “Placemat”
  • Update on ICCAIA/ICAO Activity
  • Icing (proposed PICA); adoption of FAA standards by reference
  • Next Meeting: October 24th, 2017



Space Committee, June 12, 2017

  • AIAC Update: Space Advisory Board and Space Strategy, Defence Policy Review, Innovation Super Clusters, Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF)
  • AIAC/CSA Working Group updates
  • Next Meeting: TBD



Small Business Committee, July 19, 2017

  • AIAC Update
  • Discussion regarding BCIP program, Accelerated Growth Strategy, Supplier Advisory Committee
  • Presentation by Kristen VanderHoek, Senior Director Communications, on Millennial Branding
  • Next Meeting: TBD



Public Procurement and Defence Committee, May 18, 2017

  • AIAC/Defence Policy Review
  • Procurement Modernization
  • DND – NTIB Survey
  • Next Meeting: TBD


Labour Market Committee, March 27, 2017

  • Federal Budget 2017 Update
  • Response to questionnaire
  • Key concerns
  • Next Meeting: TBD


Technology and Innovation Committee, May 15, 2017

  • Working Group reports (Process Innovation, UAS & Digital Technologies)
  • Next Meeting: August 8th, 2017