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Game Changer: Geneviève Allard, Project Manager, OpDAQ Systems

Game Changer: Geneviève Allard, Project Manager, OpDAQ Systems

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Geneviève Allard started working in the marine sector as a commercial diver and later pursued geographic studies that led to her work in academia. “As I worked on the development of research collaborations between academics and the industry, I found a need for a better understanding of how businesses use research to grow,” she said. Due to this desire,...

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Game Changer: Ken Peterman, President, Government Systems, Viasat Inc.

Game Changer: Ken Peterman, President, Government Systems, Viasat Inc.

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Meet Ken Peterman, President of Government Systems at Viasat. He was selected as a Game Changer for the April/May 2018 issue of Vanguard. After graduating from college, Peterman decided to enter the defence electronics industry because of the exciting technology sector at that time. “The Department of Defense (DoD) and their contractors were inventing new capabilities, like satellite communications...

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CDA Institute update: An interview with Matthew Overton

CDA Institute update: An interview with Matthew Overton

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In this episode, J. Richard Jones guest hosts Vanguard radio. He interviews Matthew Overton, Executive Director, Conference of Defence Associations and CDA Institute about the need to understand AI technology and its impact, upcoming events and projects that are being worked on. All this and more, on this episode of Vanguard radio.    About Matthew Overton Matthew Overton served for 39...

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Indigenous entrepreneurs to pitch business ideas at Lockheed Martin Canada’s IMPACT Centre

Indigenous entrepreneurs to pitch business ideas at Lockheed Martin Canada’s IMPACT Centre

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On March 28, Indigenous entrepreneurs of six start-ups and small businesses from New Brunswick will faceoff in a business pitch competition at Lockheed Martin Canada’s IMPACT Centre. The program is organized by the Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI), to promote economic and workforce development for Indigenous people in the eastern province. This competition comes at the end of a...

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Surveillance Tech

Surveillance Tech

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When I first started OMX and created our first corporate pitch video, we started it with a 20 second fade in of the infamous Canada Arm. It was absolutely the first thing that came to mind when we went to display Canadian technology in a reel to pitch companies to source more local at the time, all Canadian tech....

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Leveraging Analytics to develop Defence Enterprise Systems for Mission Assurance

Leveraging Analytics to develop Defence Enterprise Systems for Mission Assurance

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Strong, Secure, Engaged, the new Canadian defence policy, clearly specifies that the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are required to “achieve excellence” across a wide spectrum of military duties, from protecting Canada and North America, to engaging in peacekeeping, peacemaking, counter-terrorism, cyber, and humanitarian assistance operations, in an increasingly complex and unpredictable world. To achieve this mission, the CAF rely...

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Shipbuilding Tech Forum 2018 in pics and tweets

Shipbuilding Tech Forum 2018 in pics and tweets

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Over 150 members from military, government and industry, gathered for the fifth Shipbuilding Technology Forum on March 1 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa. The Shipbuilding Technology Forum is a one-day conference that is produced by Vanguard with the aim to showcase emerging technologies, address a range of marine and shipbuilding issues and ship repair. This event facilitates meaningful...

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Game Changer: Farhoud Shirzadi, CEO, VSETA

Game Changer: Farhoud Shirzadi, CEO, VSETA

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As the Chief Executive Officer of VSETA, Farhoud Shirzadi is responsible for the development and validation of innovative business models by utilizing artificial intelligence and sensors to offer new services for smart buildings. “Since we spend the majority of our time indoors, the task of managing security and comfort of thousands of building occupants in large facilities is merely...

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C4ISR and Beyond 2018 in pics and tweets

C4ISR and Beyond 2018 in pics and tweets

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In the age of great technological advancements where every electronic device can be a sensor compiling large amounts of data. It is quite easy to be overwhelmed with the enormity of the data rather than making full use of it. But to get there, we need to ride the wave of data instead than being drowned in it. On...

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C4ISR and Beyond 2018: An outstanding success

C4ISR and Beyond 2018: An outstanding success

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Last week, attendees from the defence and security sectors in Canada congregated together to discuss lessons learned, technological advancement and its impact on the industry at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa for the fourth annual C4ISR and Beyond event hosted by Vanguard Magazine. “The 4th annual C4ISR & Beyond conference was an outstanding success,” says Terri Pavelic, editor-in-chief...

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