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The Farnborough International Airshow (FIAS) is the largest aerospace trade event this year. FIAS will take place from July 19 to 25, 2010, in Farnborough, England. This event is a key opportunity to promote the Canadian aerospace industry. At the last FIAS in 2008, there were 1,500 exhibitors from 39 countries and over 140,000 business visitors in attendance. Working collaboratively with the Industry Canada, AIAC coordinates Canadian presence at the FIAS and various activities for the Canadian delegates.
Register your company or organization with Industry Canada at: www.ic.gc.ca/FIAS. Once you are registered and are part of the Canadian Delegation, you will be given the opportunity to participate in various initiatives and events. Moreover, you will be granted access to useful information and services, including:
Available via Industry Canada's Farnborough internet site: www.ic.gc.ca/FIAS
Date: Sunday July 18, 2010 Time: 17:30-19:00 Location: The Official Residence of Canada 3 Grosvenor Square, London, UK, W1K 4AB
The High Commissioner for Canada, Mr. James R. Wright and the Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry, Industry Canada, will be hosting a welcoming reception for Canadians attending the Farnborough Air Show.
Date: Monday, July 19, 2010 Time: 08:45-09:45 Location: Canada Chalet, B12
On Monday July 19, 2010 the Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry, will be hosting a networking breakfast for Canadians at the Canada Chalet. Get an early start to your busy day at Farnborough and have a coffee with Minister Clement. At the conclusion of the breakfast, the Minister will conduct a tour of the Canadian Pavilion. All Canadians are welcome. Registration is not required.
The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada and the Government of Canada are pleased to announce an impressive line-up of speakers at this year's Farnborough International Air Show. 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development Speaker: Mr. Liam Breslin Date: Monday, July 19th Time: 15:15 - 16:00 Location: Canada Chalet, B12
Keynote speaker Mr. Liam Breslin, Head of Unit responsible for the Aeronautics Research Programme, Directorate General for Research at the European Commission in Brussels will speak about the upcoming 2011 European Union Call for Proposals in FP7 aeronautics research. The call is expected to identify Canada as a priority country and include a Coordinated Support Action (CSA) aimed at exploring opportunities and stimulating aeronautics research cooperation with Canada. For more information.A Boeing speaker series is planned for Tuesday, July 20, 2010 from 09:45-10:45 in the Canada Chalet. On Wednesday morning, July 21st, 2010, an Airbus speaker series has been confirmed. An Embraer speaker series is being planned for the following morning and on Friday, July 23rd, 2010 a UAV speaker series focussed on BAE’s Mantis program is currently being planned.
Date: Monday July 19, 2010 Time: 19:00 - 21:00 Place: Canada House, 5 Trafalgar Square, London, SWI
The High Commissioner for Canada Mr. James Wright and Mr. Claude Lajeunesse, President and CEO of the AIAC will host the Canada reception at Canada House. Sponsored by Bombardier Aerospace, this reception will give participants the opportunity to network with select groups of industry representatives and international colleagues drawn from all the major aerospace players.
Trade Commissioners from around the world will be present at the Farnborough Air Show to discuss business opportunities with Canadian companies. Located in over 150 cities worldwide, the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) helps Canadian companies and organizations do business abroad by increasing revenues and lowering the costs of global business through four key services:
See the TCS website for more detail: http://www.tradecommissioner.gc.ca. List of Trade Commissioners that will be attending Farnborough.
7) Market Information
The Trade Commissioner Service provides aerospace sector-specific market reports on priority markets and on key players in the global aerospace value chain. These reports will allow you to identify opportunities, keep abreast with trends and developments, identify key contacts and provide you with a solid understanding of your target market and aerospace suppliers. To this end, you will be well prepared to meet with representatives from international aerospace firms at the planned Connect-to-Canada Networking Sessions. The market reports are available on the Trade Commissioner Service website: http://www.tradecommissioner.gc.ca