This is the overall program of the week 1st-5th April 2019. Some of the activities are exclusively offered to the Canadian delegation (and are marked as such).

For registering to the different days and events please click on the "Register" option at the top of this website. Please remember to choose from the different events offered.


Sunday, March 31 2019, Arrival of the Delegation in Hamburg 
Arrival of the Canadian Delegation in Hamburg 
Welcome by Hamburg Aviation  and briefing on the overall program   
Monday, April 1 2019, German-Canadian Business Summit @ ZAL Tech Center and Airbus Site Visit
07:50–08:00 Meeting at the Hotel Lobby of the Delegation 
08:00–08:45 Bus Shuttle to ZAL Tech Center 
08:45–09:00 Registration at ZAL Tech Center
09:00–10:00 Guided ZAL Tech Center Tour (Canadian Delegation)
Official Welcome
Dr. Franz Josef Kirschfink (Managing Director, Hamburg Aviation) and Roland Gerhards (Managing Director, ZAL GmbH) 
Introduction by the Canadian Delegation 
Christopher MacLean (Counsellor Commercial, Embassy of Canada) and Hendrik Taulin (Senior Investment Officer, Embassy of Canada)
The German Aerospace Industry – An Overview 
Dr. Stefan Berndes, Head of Air Transport, Equipment and Materials, BDLI
Possibilities of Export Financing 
Export Credit Guarantees by the Federal Republic of Germany, Euler Hermes Aktiengesellschaft
11:10–11:25 Coffee Networking Break
Pitch Presentations by Canadian and German Companies
Please get in touch with the organizers if you wish to present your company 
Aviation Strategy of the Federal Government and Internationalization of the Mittelstand
Thomas Jarzombek, MdB (Federal Government Coordinator of German Aerospace Policy (tbc)
13:00-14:00 Networking Lunch 
Airbus FAL-Site Visit (Canadian Delegation)
Transfer and Registration @ Airbus Finkenwerder 
Airbus FAL-Site Visit (Canadian Delegation)
Presentation and Site Visit (A320 FAL and A350 Customer Definition Center)
16:30-17:10 Bus-Shuttle to the Hotel 
Tuesday, April 2 2019, Aircraft Interiors Expo, Day 1 Program 
08:30-09:00 Individual Arrival at the AIX Hamburg
Official Welcome by the Supply Chain Excellence Initiative Germany
Hall B: Hanse Pavilion 6B90
09:25-10:00 Bags Drop-Off, Arrivals at individual booths of Canadian companies 
German-Canadian Booth Tour @ AIX
Booth Tour to different German suppliers (companies tbc)
13:00-14:00 Individual Lunch Break
Pre-scheduled B2B Meetings at AIX 
At German and Canadian booths, the initial contact and termination takes place from February to March with the support of Hamburg Aviation and the AHK Toronto
19:00-19:10 Meeting at the Hotel Lobby of the Delegation
19:10-19:30 Bus Shuttle to German-Canadian Dinner
Dinner Events 
AIX Dinner in cooperation with the German-French aerospace suppliers @ Museum of Hamburg History
Wednesday, April 3 2019,  Aircraft Interiors Expo, Day 2 Program
08:30-09:00 Individual Arrival at the AIX Hamburg 
German-Canadian Matchmaking Event @ AIX, Hall B6, meeting room A6.4
Multiple Tables - Multiple F2F/B2B Meetings (pre-arranged) in a conference room at AIX
Including companies from MRO, Structures, Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing, Systems
12:00–13:00 Individual Lunch Break
Individual Meetings/free AIX visit
Hamburg Aviation will support with logistics for meetings outside AIX
Québec - Hamburg Cockail Reception (Welcome by Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon)
Hamburg Aviation, Hall B6, 6B90
17:30 Meeing at Bus Shuttle Point AIX - Registration at AIX East Entrance
Senate Reception
Networking and Dinner at Airbus FAL
21:15-22:00 Bus Shuttle to the Hotel
Thursday, April 4 2019, Industrial Tour through the States of Lower Saxony and Schleswig 
Holstein (2 Options: A: Schleswig Holstein (Parts, Components and Machine suppliers); B: Lower Saxony (Structures) - (Canadian Delegation!)




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