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National Training Conference

Ottawa, Canada April 6-9, 2020

Day/Date

Speaker

Time Slot

Total

Monday, April 6

Transport from Hotel

Bus

0900

Day Trip

Diefenbunker Museum

Cold War Museum

Canadian Signature Experience:

On this two-hour guided group tour, visitors will carry out each step of the official 11 Steps to Survival guide issued to citizens by the Canadian Government during the Cold War era. Learn about radioactive fallout, how to take shelter, and survive on army rations.

1000 – 1230

Transport from Museum

Bus

1230 - 1300

Lunch

NAV CANADA C-ANS Facility

1300 - 1345

NAV CANADA Simulation Centre

Demo

1345 - 1430

Transport to Hotel

Bus

1430

Opening Cocktail Reception

Aloha Tiki Party, Adam Room

1900 – 2100

Hospitality Suite

Presidential Suite 258

2100 – 2300


Tuesday, April 7

Opening Ceremonies (Colors/Anthems/Land Designation)

Colleen Adams & Sandy Officer, Conference Co-Chairs

Teri Loretto, MC

0800 – 0830

PWC President’s Welcome

Christina Calvert, PWC President

0830 - 0900

Welcome Messages

NAV CANADA, CATCA, NATCA, ATSAC

0900 - 1000

Break

Laurier Room

1000 - 1030

NAV CANADA Recruiting

Lyne Wilson, AVP Human Resources, NAV CANADA

1030 - 1115

NAV CANADA Wellness Programs

Lyne Wilson, AVP Human Resources,

NAV CANADA

1115 - 1200

Lunch

Drawing Room

1200 - 1300

Cleared for Takeoff: A Career in Aviation and Safety

Keynote Speaker

Kathy Fox, Chair, Canadian Transportation Safety Board

 1300 - 1345

Space-Based ADS-B

Rudy Kellar, EVP, Service Delivery

NAV CANADA

   1345 - 1430

Break

Laurier Room

1430 - 1500

Technology Panel Discussion

Moderator Rudy Kellar

1500 - 1545

Panelists:

Ginette Deslauriers, CTO, AVP,

NAV CANADA

William Crawley, Director ATSSI

NAV CANADA

Rob Cook, NAV CANADA AVP, Commercial Business Development

Review and Wrap Up

Co-Chairs & MC

1545 - 1600

Sponsor Reception

Quebec Suite

1700 - 1900

Hospitality Suite

Presidential Suite 258

1900 - 2300

Wednesday, April 8

Welcome & FAA Message

Christina Calvert, PWC President

Jennifer Lemmon, PWC VP

0800 - 0815

How Canada Is Attracting Young Women to Aviation

Kendra Kincade, Founder Elevate Aviation

0815 - 0915

The Art of Negotiations

Elizabeth Cameron, VP, Labor Relations, NAV CANADA

Elizabeth O’Hurley, Pres. ATSAC

0915 - 1000

Break

Laurier Room

1000 - 1030

Traffic Flow Management Presentation & Panel Discussion

Nick Paraskevopoulos, Team Supervisor, YYZ ACC TMU

Dawn Whyte, Team Supervisor, YVR ACC TMU

Jennifer Lemmon, National Traffic Management Officer, FAA

Jennifer Ross, ATM FAA

1030 - 1145

Lunch

Drawing Room

1145 - 1300

The Sky is not the Limit

Keynote Speaker

Deanna Brasseur, retired Canadian Military Major

1300 - 1345

Emerging Technologies

Mike Klinker, The Mitre Corporation

1345 - 1430

Break

Laurier Room

1430 - 1500

Digital Towers

Ginette Bebeung, SeaRidge

Jérôme Gagnon, NAV CANADA

   1500 - 1545

Review and Wrap Up

Co-Chairs & MC

1545 - 1600

Yoga Class

Lynne Stead - Burgundy Room

1700 - 1800

Master Mentorship Class with Elevate Aviation

Kendra Kincade, Sophia Wells, Marie-Josée Michaud

 1900 – 2100

Hospitality Suite

Presidential Suite 258

1900 – 2300


Thursday, April 9

General Business Meeting

PWC General Business

(Conference Preview 2021, Nominations for 2022 & Vote)

0800 – 0930

FAA ATO

Teri Bristol, FAA Chief Operating Officer

0930 - 1015

Break

Laurier Room

1015 - 1045

Perfectionism is Paralysis

Guest Speaker

Professor Maja Jovanovic

1045 - 1130

Emerging Technologies

& Q&A

Tom Reynolds, MIT – Lincoln Labs

1130 – 1215

Lunch

Drawing Room

1215 - 1315

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)

Sylvie Lemay, ATC Specialist,

NAV CANADA

1315 - 1400

Break

Laurier Room

1400 - 1430

Work Life Balance

Guest Speaker

Katherine Cotton, LLB, Chair Ottawa Hospital Board of Governors

1430 - 1515

General Business Meeting

PWC Scholarship Announcements, BOD election results

1515 - 1600

Transport to Banquet

Bus

1730

Closing Banquet

Canada Aviation & Space Museum

1950’s Sock Hop Theme

1800 –2245

Transport to Hotel

Bus

2245

Friday, April 10

Conference Committee Out-brief

Renaissance Room

0800 - 1200