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Taking Flight: Making an Ontario Aerospace Cluster a Reality

June 7, 2012

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)

Click here to view the full agenda for this event.

Featured Participants

Jim Stanford

Canadian Auto Workers Panelist

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  1. Hope this day cascades into a Fed/Prov/industry/academe exercise akin to the effort to support autos – lots of upside here for all. Industry needs to provide a champion to drive this vision – Ad Astra!

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