Defense Sector Networking Breakfast "Experimenting with Remote and Autonomous Systems"

  • 24 February 2020
  • 08:00 - 10:00
  • Armed Forces Officers Club Abu Dhabi


Registration is closed

Join the Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi in collaboration with three other business groups and Houbara for a defense sector networking breakfast. 

This breakfast event will provide a forum for the representatives of CBC Abu Dhabi's defence and security sector to interact with the military and industry representatives attending Unmanned Systems Exhibition (UMEX) 2020.

Engage with attendees from UAE Armed Forces, EDGE, and Tawazun and hear from our keynote speaker: Keith Mallon, Autonomy Campaign Manager at QinetiQ who will present on “Experimenting with Remote and Autonomous Systems.”

This will be followed by a panel discussion of industry representatives and networking over breakfast, with opportunity for making new connections within the sector.


  • 7:45am - 8:00am : Registration and collection of badges
  • 8:00am - 8:20am : Breakfast and networking
  • 8:20am - 8:25am : Opening Address by Tim Allen, CEO, Houbara
  • 8:25am - 8:45am : Presentation by Guest Speaker, Keith Mallon, Autonomy Campaign Manager, QinetiQ
  • 8:45am - 9:45am : Panel Discussion 
  • 9:45am - 9:50am : Closing remarks by Tim Allen
  • 10:00am : Event ends

Profiles of the speaker and panelists are in this link.

Prepayment Registration Fees:

  • CBC members: AED 100
  • Non-CBC members: AED 150

Prices include 5% VAT.

Dresscode: Business attire