Aligning Canada’s Future in Space with Canada’s Innovation Agenda

November 9, 2017, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

University of Ottawa 55 Laurier, Desmarais Hall, Room 12103


The Canadian Space Commerce Association (CSCA), Canada’s national space industry association, will be convening a cross section of Canadian space sector stakeholders at the 2nd annual CSCA Canadian Space Policy Symposium (“CCSPS) to take place on November 9, 2017, at the University of Ottawa.

This year’s CSCA Canadian Space Policy Symposium 2017 is being held as a forum to engage key stakeholders in what sector leaders see as Canada’s future in space with Canada’s innovation agenda. This roundtable event will include representatives from industry, academia, government and many others with a vested stake in the success of the Canadian space.Canadians have long been known for their creativity and resourcefulness. Our values are driven by the pursuit of innovation, and it is that determination that will grow our economy in all sectors, especially space. Innovative Canadians will make substantial contributions at home and abroad to improve the betterment of humanity.

“At this critically important time for dialogue between all space sector stakeholders, decisions now will impact Canada’s future space program,” said Michelle Mendes, Executive Director and President of the CSCA. “As key disruptive trends breed new innovation opportunities, supportive policy, providing regulation while driving investment, will be key.”