Designed specifically for SMEs, this defence and security-focused event will provide an opportunity to explore the realities of the marketplace and offer a wealth of information and interesting meetings for SMEs in the defence and security sectors.

Conferences will be held in the morning. After lunch, participants will be offered a tour of Bombardier's completion centre.

The Symposium is an opportunity not to be missed!


Why is the Symposium a must-attend event?

  • Informs SMEs of opportunities related to defence and security procurement policy, Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) and best practices for achieving success in defence and security.
  • Informs OEMs and major equipment manufacturers of the industrial and R&D capabilities of Québec companies operating in the defence sector, whether in aerospace, land, naval, cybersecurity or C4ISR.
  • Informs companies about the prospects offered by the Canadian defence market.
  • Allows participants to meet with key players in the defence and security market including Public Services and Procurement Canada, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, the Department of National Defence, the Canadian Armed Forces, the Coast Guard, and many others.


2023 Symposium Program