We invite you to register now for our next 5 @ 7 conference: "The Quebec aerospace cluster – an example of excellence in which all links in the chain work together supporting growth and ensuring promotion of the industry on the world stage" by Ms. Mélanie Lussier, Vice President of Operations at Aéro Montréal, Mr. Cédrick Lalaizon, Deputy Director, Next Generation and Workforce at Aéro Montréal and creator of the AeroPortal and Mr. Alain Veilleux, Procurement Manager, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.

Date : Thursday, March 15, 2018, starting at 5 pm
Location : Collège Bois-de-Boulogne, 10555, avenue de Bois-de-Boulogne, Montréal, H4N 1L4

Costs : members (ExcelcieArt or SCMA) : $30 + taxes | Non-members: $50 + taxes.

Executive summary of the conference: The conference will be in 2 parts:

1) A presentation by Ms. Mélanie Lussier and Mr. Cédrick Lalaizon:
- The MACH initiative: The success story of an aerospace supply chain management project in which governments, clients, SMEs and all players in the Quebec supply chain work together to improve the productivity and competitiveness of aerospace SMEs so that they retain their competitive advantage. This initiative aims to develop world-class management practices, and puts measures in place to ensure that our SMEs are able to achieve operational excellence.

- Presentation of the AeroPortal: a portal designed by aerospace industry professionals, where one can find available training programs, while discovering the professions of today and tomorrow, all on one site.

Mélanie Lussier joined Aéro Montréal in October 2014 as Director of Market Development for SMEs & Supply Chain Management. Before joining Aéro Montréal, Ms. Lussier held several positions of increasing responsibility in the Supply Chain Department at Bombardier Aerospace for more than 15 years. Her current mandate as Vice President of Operations at Aéro Montréal includes the deployment of various initiatives - such as the MACH initiative - to support the development and internationalization of Quebec's most dynamic small and medium-sized businesses. Mélanie is also very involved in her community, particularly in the central coordination team of Women in Aerospace - Quebec section.




2) Presentation by Mr. Alain Veilleux, Supply Chain Director at Bombardier Commercial Aircraft: In this conference, you will learn: Organization of business units at Bombardier Aerospace and how supply relates to its services How Bombardier Aerospace's product assembly lines impact supply and logistics functions Which skills are required in supply and logistics functions at Bombardier Aerospace


An Industrial Engineer with a degree in administrative science from HEC and holding the title of Supply Chain Management Professional (PGCA) since 2007, Alain Veilleux has more than 30 years of experience in supply chain management, logistics and materials in the aerospace, rail transport, telecom and automotive industries. A professional with expertise in process improvement, coaching and corporate training.

Director of Logistics and Supply Management for over eight years at Bombardier Aerospace for amphibious aircraft programs, Q400, CRJ and CSeries.



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