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Register now for the 2nd Annual Western Innovation Forum

Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD), in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI), Mitacs, and Canadian Commercial Corporation is hosting the 2nd annual Western Innovation Forum (WIF) on April 16 and 17 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

WIF 2015 is an industry-oriented conference aimed at connecting Western Canada’s aerospace, marine, defence and security industries to innovation-driven investment, partnership and business opportunities. This conference will provide you with in-depth information on how to leverage the Industrial and Technological Benefits Policy, including Value Proposition, and how to access government support programs.

Free registration for WIF 2015 will include:

  • Keynote remarks from Senior Government Officials and Industry Leaders;
  • A conference program that will provide practical advice based on the key criteria of the Value Proposition Guide;
  • Access to an Innovation Marketplace comprised of government innovation support programs;
  • An Innovation Showcase demonstrating innovative new technologies;
  • A dedicated day of B2B/G sessions with leading global companies and government support programs; and
  • Significant networking opportunities that will allow you to make the key connections necessary that will allow your organization to grow.

Click here to view the WIF2015 agenda

To complement the program, CADSI will host a luncheon which will include keynote remarks.

If you are an innovative organization looking for opportunities to bring forward solutions to meet industry challenges, or a multinational defence contractor looking for new partners and technologies, then register for WIF 2015 now!

To learn more about how WD is supporting innovation in Western Canada, visit WD’s website or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

For more information about this event please contact:

irb-rir@wd-deo.gc.ca