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Industry Innovation Day with the Royal Canadian Navy

18 Nov 2021
8:00am - 12:00pm PST

Event Details

ABCMI Royal Canadian Navy/Industry Innovation Day – Agenda

Thursday, November 18th, 2021 

11:00 – 15:00 EST (08:00 – 12:00 PST)


The event will be conducted as a webinar and hosted by ABCMI on its Zoom Platform – Times below shown in Eastern Standard Time (EST) and in parentheses is Pacific Standard Time (PST)


11:00(08:00):  Opening Remarks & Moderator– Alex Rueben, Executive Director ABCMI


11:05(08:05):  Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) – Opening Remarks – RAdm Casper Donovan, Director General Future Ship Capability


11:10(08:10):  Naval InnovationCdr Lee Vessey, Director Naval Innovation

  • RCN Ideation & Innovation Programme
  • Current Projects
  • Engagement with Navy Innovation Programme
  • Questions & Answers


11:40(08:40):  Digital NavyCdr Vince Pellerin, Director Digital Navy

  • Digital Journey
  • Digital Navy Priorities


11:50(08:50):  The Value Proposition for a Green NavyDr Paul Saville, Naval Innovation (West)


12:00(09:00):  Naval Material Technology ManagementCdr Ryan Bunt, Naval Material Technology Manager, Directorate Naval Platform Systems

  • Naval Experimentation & Testing – Engineering Charter Service
  • Current Projects
  • Questions & Answers


12:30(09:30):  Future Innovations in Training LCdr Chris Pedrick, Pacific Campus, Maritime Forces Pacific


12:45(09:45):  Maritime Forces Pacific – Global UpdateCapt(N) Blair Saltel, MARPAC Chief of Staff

  • RCN activities on the Pacific Coast


12:55 – 13:10(09:55 - 10:10): Health Break


13:10(10:10):  DND IDEaS ProgramEric Fournier, Director General Innovation, DRDC

  • What is new in IDEaS Program? (ie. Innovation Networks)
  • The healthy clash of philosophies : Innovation vs S&T(R&D)
  • The mechanics of a good proposal – what to keep in mind when issuing proposals to challenges
  • Forecast of future dates, demo days and new challenge rounds
  • What have we learned and how do we succeed?


13:25(10:25):  Innovative Solutions CanadaChris Sharapenko, ISED Innovative Solutions Canada

  • Outline of Testing Stream
  • The link to Industrial Technological Benefits Policy and the Value Proposition
  • Forecast of future challenges and activities
  • What have we learned and how do we succeed?


13:40(10:40):  Centre for Ocean Applied Sustainable Technologies (COAST) Emilie de Rosenroll, CEO, South Island Prosperity Partnership

  • The relevance of COAST to the RCN


13:45(10:45):  Industry ShowcaseOpen Ocean Robotics - Julie Angus, CEO

14:00(11:00):  Industry ShowcaseVoltsafe - Philipp Garber, Head of Business Development

14:15(11:15):  Industry ShowcaseBuji Bui - Neehar Karnik, CTO

14:30(11:30):  Industry ShowcaseAtriedes - Jeffrey Spencer, CEO

14:45(11:45):  Industry ShowcaseBarnacle Systems - Brandon Wright, CEO


15:00(12:00):  Concluding Remarks

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18 Nov 2021
8:00am - 12:00pm PST

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