Atlantic Aerospace & Defence Connector

Atlantic Aerospace & Defence Connector

Springboard Atlantic, in partnership with ACADA, is pleased to be hosting this year’s Atlantic Aerospace & Defence Connector (Previously the CARIC Connector) happening virtually, September 16, 2020.

This fast-paced event brings together key players from within business, academia, and government for an Atlantic Canadian showcase of innovative research, technologies, and services designed to compliment the needs of Canada’s Aerospace and Defence Sector.

Event format

85%       3-minute presentations by business & academia
15%       Panel discussion

Attendees will have an opportunity to book one-on-one follow-up discussions with presenters at a time that is convenient.

Event Details

Date: September 16, 2020
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm (Atlantic Standard Time)
Location: Virtual
Cost: Free

Interested in presenting?
For businesses

This is your chance to showcase your business and demonstrate the capabilities that allow your organization to meet needs of Tier 1 suppliers and OEMs in the Aerospace and Defence Sector.

Note: If you are not interested in participating in the Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy in the next two years, then this may not be the right showcase for your business.

Presentation slots are limited for this premiere event, so submit your Request to Present in as soon as possible. Presenters will be evaluated and filled based on first come, first serve basis.

Request to Present form can be found here.

For researchers

If you’re a researcher looking to have your research, lab, etc. presented, please reach out to your institution’s Industry Engagement Professional (IEP) with Springboard Atlantic. Find your IEP(s) here.

Questions regarding the AADC?

Morgan MacKinnon                                                        Alex Himmelman
Manager, Partnerships & Member Support                 Provincial Director
Springboard Atlantic                                                        ACADA                 

Event Sponsors


  • Supported By:
  • Canada
  • ACOA
  • Springboard Members