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|7:30 am – 8:30 am||
Exhibitor set up
|8:30 am – 9:15 am||
Doors open, light breakfast and coffee, networking
|9:15 am – 9:30 am||
Aerial Firefighting Conference welcome, KF Aerospace
Speaker: Paula Quinn, Executive Director, KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence
Goals of the new KF Aerospace Centre of Excellence and its support of Canadian aviation.
|9:30 am – 10:30 am||
Operator Panel Discussion
Leading Canadian fixed- and rotary-wing operators discuss strategy, opportunities and challenges in the aerial firefighting sector.
|10:30 am – 11:00 am||
Exhibitors, Refreshment Break, Networking
|11:00 am – 11:45 am||
Helicopter Association of Canada update on the Aerial Firefighting sector
Speaker: Trevor Mitchell, President and CEO, Helicopter Association of Canada
|11:45 am – 12:30 pm||
Lunch, Exhibitors, Static Display, Networking
|12:30 pm – 1:30 pm||
Climate Change and the New Business Environment, trends and opportunities in aerial firefighting
Speaker: Jeff Berry, Director, Business Development, Conair Group
Leading MRO, AMO and engineering specialists discuss how they work with fixed- and rotary-wing operators, while also providing insight into maintenance and modification investments.
|1:30 pm – 1:45 pm||
Exhibitors, Static Display, Networking
|1:45 pm – 2:45 pm||
Presentation, Leveraging Satellite and Cellular Connectivity in Aerial Firefighting
Speaker: David Thomas, Director of General Aviation, SKYTRAC
How to leverage data and automation to improve your aerial firefighting services.
Presentation to be followed by a panel discussion on flight data monitoring and aircraft communications, featuring:
|2:45 pm – 3:45 pm||
Exhibitors, Static Display, Networking, KF Aerospace Centre of Excellence tours
How to build a stronger position in the aerial firefighting sector and what to look for in aircraft.