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The 2016 AGM and Conference was held in Ottawa, Ontario

Thursday 20 October 2016 (Conference) and

Friday 21 October (AGM and Board Meetings)

2016 Conference Program

2016 Conference Presentations

2016 Sponsors

Canadian Naval Review Special Edition


Conference Theme

Recapitalising the Fleets of the Government of Canada – What Next for Canada’s Shipbuilding Strategy

Conference Aim

To inform and stimulate Conference Attendees to consider the basis for the recapitalization of Canadian Government Fleets, what comprises an appropriate investment, and which elements need to be changed or reinforced within Canada’s Shipbuilding Strategy

Participation Goals

Attendees from the NAC membership, Government of Canada Leadership and Key Staff, Federal Departments (including National Defence and the RCN), Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Foreign Affairs, Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Public Services and Procurement, and Canadian academia, and defence and security industry operating in Canada

Conducted in three sessions:

Session 1: The Basis for Investing in the Recapitalisation of Government Fleets – Policy basis; Fleet mix; and Canada’s Defence, Security and Industrial objectives

Session 2: Canada’s Shipbuilding Strategy – A historical view – what was achieved previously; Recognising successes to date; Adaptions that were necessary; and What Should be the Measures of a Successful Strategy

Session 3: What Next for Canada’s Shipbuilding Strategy – What are the Future Projects; Infrastructure Changes; Contracting Mechanisms; How to Sustain Canadian Capability and Expertise; and Future Investments