Media Advisory - CANSEC 2010 to showcase leading-edge defence & security
technology

OTTAWA, May 28 /CNW/ - Canada's leading defence and security companies will be showcasing their latest technology innovations at CANSEC 2010 June 2nd and 3rd at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa. The two-day technology show is hosted by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) and will highlight new and exciting advancements that help front-line emergency and military personnel do their jobs safely and effectively.

CANSEC 2010 is a tradeshow for industry and government. It is open to accredited media only.

    
    Date:        Wednesday, June 2nd & Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

    Time:        7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day

    Place:       Lansdowne Park
                 1015 Bank Street
                 Ottawa, Ontario

    Speakers:    General Walt Natynczyk, Chief of the Defence Staff
                 Wednesday, June 2nd
                 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

                 Ambassador David Jacobson, U.S. Ambassador to Canada
                 Wednesday, June 2nd
                 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

                 The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence
                 Thursday, June 3rd
                 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

                 The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry
                 Thursday, June 3rd
                 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.
    

Note: Media must be accredited to attend the CANSEC 2010 conference and present valid credentials and photo I.D.

About the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI):

CADSI represents 810 domestically-based, technology-oriented companies that supply, support and service Canada's military and security forces with world-class solutions to meet their needs. Canada's defence and security industries generate over $10 billion a year in military and security sales, 50 per cent of which come from international customers. The industries support 90,000 high-tech jobs in Canada and operate businesses in every province.

Full details of the trade show please go to the CADSI website at www.defenceandsecurity.ca.

Media representatives who wish to cover the tradeshow are asked to register by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, June 1st, 2010. Media who are unable to register in advance will be asked to present a valid, Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery ID or will need to contact media relations staff to gain entry to the site.

SOURCE Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI)

For further information: For further information: To register, book interviews or for more information please contact: Amanda Galbraith, Office: (416) 690-5777 ext.162, Cell: (416) 710-3211, Email: amanda@playbookcommunications.com


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