CADSI and partners showcase Canadian defence products at IDEX 2015
Left to right: General (retired) Rick Hillier, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nayan, Crown Prince of the UAE, General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumeithy, Chief of Staff of the UAE Forces, Christyn Cianfarani, CADSI President)
Canada proudly displayed its defence and security capabilities at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi last week and quickly caught the attention of the Crown Prince of the United Arab Emirates, whose country hosts the biennial show.
IDEX, which attracts more than 1,100 exhibitors and 80,000 delegates to Abu Dhabi, is the only international defence exhibition and conference in the Middle East and North African region demonstrating the latest technology across land, sea and air sectors of defence. Read more >>
Ministers of National Defence, Industry and Western Economic Diversification confirmed as keynote speakers for CANSEC 2015
The Ministers of National Defence, Industry and Western Economic Diversification have been confirmed as keynote speakers for CANSEC 2015. The two-day trade show will be held on May 27-28, 2015, with the business development program extended to a third day, May 29th. CANSEC 2015 will also feature 53 new exhbit booths, bringing the total number of booths to 645. Read more >>
CADSI announces Annual General Meeting
The annual general meeting of members of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries will be held in the Provinces Ballroom, 4th level, at The Westin Ottawa, on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 2 pm. DOWNLOAD the AGM notice.
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Report urges resolution to DND procurement delays
January 14, 2015 – Today, the CDA Institute published a paper titled Putting the ‘Armed’ Back into the Canadian Armed Forces: Improving Defence Procurement in Canada, authored by David Perry, the Institute’s Senior Security and Defence Analyst. Mr. Perry’s paper, based on substantial interviews and a workshop, analyzes the causes of some of the problems with Canada’s defence procurement system. It suggests that the government’s Defence Procurement Strategy, announced last February, is being implemented at the right pace and offers some promise for improving defence procurement governance and “joined-up” decision making among the involved departments. Read the full report: Putting the ‘Armed’ Back into the Canadian Armed Forces”.