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2019 Keynote Speaker

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Panel #1 – ConvergX-U

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Dr. David Perry

Dr. David Perry

Senior Analyst & Fellow - CGAI

Dr. David Perry is Senior Analyst and a Fellow with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. He is the author of multiple publications related to defence budgeting, transformation and procurement, published with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, Conference of Defence Associations Institute, Defence Studies, Comparative Strategy, International Journal, and Journal of Military and Strategic Studies and is a columnist for the Canadian Naval Review. He received his PhD in political science from Carleton University where his dissertation examined the link between defence budgeting and defence procurement. He is an adjunct professor at the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary and a research fellow of the Centre for the Study of Security and Development at Dalhousie University.  He was previously the Senior Security and Defence Analyst of the Conference of Defence Associations Institute and Deputy Director of Dalhousie University’s Centre for Foreign Policy Studies.  Embassy Magazine and The Hill Times named him one of the “Top 100 Influencing Canadian Foreign Policy” in 2014

Panel #2 The X-Factor

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Panel #3 - Industry 4.0

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Panel #4 - Power - Renewable's, sustainable, traditional

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Panel #5 - Rise of the Robots

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Panel #6 - Tech Innovation

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Panel #7 - Beyond Borders

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Panel #8 - Security - From physical to cyber; the cloud

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