Canada, civil and military market opportunities in the Naval & Aeronautical sectors

As part of a privileged meeting, in partnership with Mission Internationale, EDEN PACA and the EDEN federation, the CCI du Var & CCI International PACA organized a conference / debate in Toulon, on June 13, 2017, at the headquarters of the CCI du Var at 236 boulevard Maréchal Leclerc, 83000 Toulon

The conference was moderated by

Pierre Marc Johnson

Former Premier of Quebec, Chief Negotiator for Quebec of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union ("CETA") and Counsel at the Montreal law firm Lavery deBilly.

Yves Grimard

Director Europe of Investissement Québec, a government corporation that assists foreign investors in their efforts to establish themselves in Quebec.

David Kassar

President of Mission Internationale, a company specializing in setting up businesses to the French-speaking world, laureate of the "Entreprendre" network, EMBA/HEC-CPA, IHEDN auditor.

Laurence Vidal Cluzel

Responsible for Regional Defense Mission, CCI Var and general delegate EDEN PACA, IHEDN auditor

Operation of the evening

  • 17:15 Welcome and opening of the session, by Jacques Bianchi, President of the CCI Var
  • 17:30 Why internationalization in Quebec?" with Laurence Vidal Cluzel, David Kassar, Yves Grimard and Pierre Marc Johnson
  • 18:00 Questions / Answers
  • 18:20 The EDEN Cluster: almost 10 years of success. Assessment & perspectives with Jean Luc Logel, President
  • 18:30 Testimonies of company leaders from the PACA Region, EDEN PACA members: ATEM with Arnaud Sackda, BF SYSTEMS with Axel Barbaud, IRTS with Patrick Roynette, NOVADEM with Pascal Zunino, SOFRESUD with Bernard Alhadef
  • 19:00 Questions/Answers
  • 19:30 Testimonies from the Competitiveness Clusters: Mer Méditerranée with Eve Raymond, Director of International Development, Optitec and Safe with Géraud Parjadis, Director General
  • 20:00 Continuation of exchanges between participants & speakers over a cocktail reception offered by the Var CCI
  • 21:30 For those who wish, the exchanges will continue during a dinner


Event partners

 Logo EDEN SMEs Cluster
EDEN SMEs Cluster
 Logo Lavery Avocats
Lavery Avocats
 Logo Investissement Québec
Investissement Québec
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Euler Hermes France