MRO Magazine

Aero Montreal plans “Doing MRO in Canada” conference


April 6, 2016
By MRO Staff

“Doing MRO in Canada” is a conference organized by Aero Montreal in collaboration with Ontario Aerospace Council (OAC), Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC), Norton Rose Fulbright and BDC for the Canadian aerospace industry targeting discussions on strategic issues. This first edition will explore challenges, opportunities and trends in this market: evolution of business models, R&D and innovation, future of in-service-support models, etc.

This exclusive event on April 28, will bring together Canadian and international companies of all sizes, government, and academia. More than 150 participants are expected to attend.

The conference “Doing MRO in Canada” offers five distinct elements:

  • a conference program featuring renowned Canadian and international speakers (with the world-leading expert Dr. Kevin Michaels, Vice-president – Aerospace & MRO Practice – ICF International);
  • a display area (booths);
  • a program encouraging interactions between buyers / airline representatives and equipment manufacturers / service providers through thematic networking workshops;
  • a luncheon conference;
  • a networking cocktail.

About the  MRO Market:
Canada is the fifth largest aerospace producer in the world. An important factor for this success is the dynamism of the MRO sector. 1,100 certified Aircraft Maintenance Organizations (AMO) in Canada, with a comprehensive range of capabilities generate more than $3 billion in annual revenues and employ some 17,000 highly skilled workers. Moreover, this sector representing 27% of total Canadian aerospace activities has been experiencing much stronger growth for the last ten years than aerospace manufacturing (37% vs. 29%).


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