AIAC Committee Update, July 2017

July 12, 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 Jennifer Proulx at or if you are a non-member and interested in joining a committee, please contact Bill Yetman at

Market Access Committee, May 30th, 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: August 14th, 2017


Small Business Committee, May 10th, 2017

  • AIAC Update
  • Presentation by Lori Kibbee, Senior Director, Accelerated Growth Service-Small Business Branch
  • Next Meeting: July 19, 2017


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 15th, 2017

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