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5/31/2019  - Quebec New York Aerospace/Transportation Rendezvous

Location: West Side Ballroom
Address: 253 New York Rd, Plattsburgh, NY 12903
Start Time: 8:00 AM - End Time: 3:30 PM
Member Price: $150.00 / Non-Member Price: $150.00


Thank you to our sponsors:

The North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment (NAmTrans) and Aéro Montréal present an opportunity for companies in the ground transportation and aerospace cluster to meet and network with potential collaborators, clients, and suppliers. Don't miss this chance to expand your network and build on your connections through B2B matchmaking with companies from New York, Quebec, and beyond.
  • To meet valuable new contacts in your sector from both New York and Quebec.
  • To obtain timely information and insights.
  • To be a part of building powerful new connections and collaborations within our bi-national Quebec-New York cluster. 
Representatives of companies and service providers who are a part of Aerospace and/or Transportation Equipment production in Quebec and New York. This includes executives, supply chain managers, sales and procurement managers, universities and economic developers among others. Consider having two or more attend to maximize the opportunity!

Find additional information about the program below the agenda

8:00-8:30     Registration
8:30-8:45     Welcome
                     Garry Douglas, President and CEO, North Country Chamber of Commerce
                     Suzanne Benoit, President, Aéro Montréal
8:45-9:15     Manufacturing and Transportation Equipment Associations
                    Tim Stone, President, AAUNY
                    Danielle Johnson, Director, North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment
                    Michael Lobsinger, SVP, CEG
                    John Zielinski, Executive Director, CITEC
                    Jean-Robert Lessard, Senior Advisor of the Quebec Ground Transportation Cluster
                   Victor Poudelet, Director– Working Groups, Propulsion Québec
9:15-9:30     Coffee Break
9:30-10:00   Innovating Metals Manufacturing and Machining for the Future - Together
                    Ryan Karp, Global Supply Chain Director, Norsk Titanium
                    Éric Ledoux, President and CEO, DCM Aerospace
10:00-12:00 Matchmaking and Breakout Sessions
10:00-11:00 Breakout Session 1, Exporting Services
                    Michelle Capone, Director of Regional Development, Development Authority of the North Country
                     Kathryn Bamberger, Senior International Trade Manager- Northeastern Region, Empire State                                      Development
                    Gina Bento, Commercial Specialist,  U.S. Department of Commerce
                    Jerry Shaye, President and Chief Consultant, Shaye Global, LLC.
                    Dan Fisher, Director of Global Trade Finances, TD Bank
11:00-12:00 Breakout Session 2, The Greening of Transportation
                     John Hroncich , Manager Business Development, BAE Systems
                     Victor Poudelet, Director– Working Groups, Propulsion Québec
                     Nicolas Deburghgraeve, Director contracts, Nova Bus

12:00-1:30   Lunch and Keynote

                    U.S. Congresswoman, Elise Stefanik

                    Quebec Minister for International Relations and La Francophonie, Nadine Girault
1:30-2:15     Matchmaking and Breakout Session
1:30-2:15     Breakout Session, Making Sure the Border Works for You
                     Ross O'Loughlin, Import Specialist, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
2:30-3:30     Norsk Titanium Briefing and Tour




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