U.S. - UK - Canada Trilateral Symposium

"Promoting Defense & Security through Trade & Cooperation"

2 October 2009

Arlington, VA


Friday, October 2, 2009


Panel Discussion: Global Economic Conditions Effects on the Defense Industry

  • Ian Milne, Vice President, UK and Scandanavia, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems International (NGESI)
  • Mr. Grant Rogan, Chairman & CEO, Blenheim Capital Partners
  • Mr. Marc Whittingham, President, Canadian Commercial Corporation

New U.S. Administration and U.S. Legislative Update

Future of Defense Procurement: U.S., Canada, UK Views

Panel Discussion: Homeland Security - Ways the U.S., UK, & Canada Can Work Together to Share Science & Technology

  • Mr. Stephen Dennis, Technical Director, Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency, Science & Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Ms. Terry Shear, UK Trade & investment, British Embassy Washington, DC

Challenges & Opportunities for Trade: ITAR, UK/U.S. Defense Trade Treaty, Developments in Europe

  • Mr. Michael Bell, Export Controls Consultant, BAE Systems PLC
  • Mr. Stan Jacobson, Business Development Manager, Lockheed Martin Canada
  • Mr. George S. (Sam) Sevier, Senior Advisor, MK Technology

Future of Transatlantic Cooperation: Government and Industry Perspective