The aerospace sector in Ontario has weathered the recent economic storm and the forces of globalization better than most of the manufacturing base.
With appropriate support, investment and a dynamic enabling environment it could act as a beacon for innovation and manufacturing excellence in the province.
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Thursday June 7, 2012. Sutton Place Hotel, Toronto.
Canada 2020, in partnership with the Program on Globalization and Regional Innovation Systems at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, will be hosting a day-long conference that looks at the issues around developing an aerospace cluster in Ontario.
The purpose of this conference is to convene the relevant parties from industry, government and educational institutions to identify the gaps that need filling to move the Ontario aerospace industry from sector to cluster.
Download the Conference Report here.
Speakers and Panelists included:
(click on panelists to view individual presentations)
- Dr. David Wolfe, Munk School for Global Affairs
- Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development and Innovation, Government of Ontario
- Rod Jones, President, Ontario Aerospace Council
- Simon Roberts, Bombardier Aerospace
- Jim Stanford, CAW
- Marcel Côté, SECOR
- Suzanne Benoit, Aéro Montréal
- Michael Williams, City of Toronto
- Maryse Harvey, Aerospace Industry Association of Canada
- Janusz Kozinski, York University
Click here to view the full agenda for this event.