Southeast Aerospace and Defense Conference

Event Date: June 25-27, 2018

Location: Mobile, Alabama

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service and the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta invite aerospace and defense suppliers to be part of the Canadian delegation to the inaugural Southeast Aerospace and Defense Conference.

The SADC is being held in Mobile, Alabama, on June 25-27, 2018. It will feature representatives from Airbus, Bombardier, Embraer, NASA, and Pratt and Whitney, along with a chance to tour the A320 Final Assembly Line! There will also be numerous networking opportunities during the event.

As part of the Canadian delegation, you will be connected to the on-site Trade Commissioner. He will be available to introduce you to the speakers and organizers, and can provide a market briefing on the aerospace industry in the southeastern US. Contact Trade Commissioner Robert Tate at for registration information and to learn more.

The SADC is being co-organized by Airfinance Journal organizers of nearly a dozen aviation conferences each year – and Leeham Co. – run by a former board member of the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA). The Conference will bring together suppliers, OEMs, and investors to focus on production transformation and the future make-up of the aircraft production market. The agenda includes experts on:

  • Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • Bombardier C Series program and Final Assembly Line
  • Developing Aerospace Clusters in the Southeast
  • Evolving Aerospace Cluster at Mobile
  • Product Development and Production Outlook for the Mid-Term
  • Transformation in the Supply Chain
  • Transformation in Manufacturing

For more information, contact Trade Commissioner Robert Tate of the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta at