Proceedings of the 2018 CMEA National Conference

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The CMEA National Conference was held in Ottawa 28 – 29 November 2018. Copies of supporting documentation are available for review, reference and download by clicking the links below:

  1. Conference 2018 Programme
  2. CMEA Annual Report // AGMC Rapport Annuel (Login Required)
  3. Minutes (Login Required)
  4. Conference Speaker and Panel Presentations
Panel 1: An Academic View of SSE Moderator: BGen (Ret’d) Matthew Overton
1 A Cranky Academic’s View of Strong, Secure, Engaged Stephen M. Saideman, Director, Canadian Defence and Security Network, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University
2 Technology in the New Defence Policy Stephanie Carvin, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University
3 An Assessment and Look-Ahead Col (Ret’d) Charles Davies
Panel 2: Equipping the CAF Moderator: BGen (Ret’d) Chris Ford
4 LCol Pascal Boucher DLR 7 DLR 7 and SSE - Procurement
5 Mr Tayler, SEI Industries Equipping the Force: Fuel and Water Systems
Panel 3: Training and Operations Moderator: LGen (Ret’d) Michel Gauthier
6 Operational Overview LCol Claire Bramma, Strategic Joint Staff
7 Royal Canadian Air Force – Ops and Trg LCol Ken Brooks (RCAF)
8 Impact of SSE on Operations Enterprise LCol Adam Zima, CJOC COS Support Corporate
Panel 4: Building the Infrastructure to Support SSE Moderator: MGen (Ret’d) Daniel Benjamin
9 SSE Initiative 101 LCol (Ret’d) Marc Desjardins (ADM(IE))
10 DCC Support to DND's Infrastructure Program MGen (Ret’d) Karl McQuillan (DCC)
11 Royal Canadian Air Force – Infrastructure LCol Ken Brooks (RCAF)
Day 2  
21 CMEA President’s Report & Progress Update  
22 Treasurer’s Report David Burke, CMEA Executive Director
22 Registrar’s Report John MacPherson, CMEA Registrar
23 CMEA Briefing to Branch Council Richard Dickson, CMEA Vice-President
24 History and Heritage Ken Holmes, CMEA VP Heritage & History
25 CMEA Way Ahead Richard Dickson, CMEA Vice-President