Innovation and Change - How CAE has Adapted to COVID-19

  • 26 August 2020
  • 14:00 - 15:00
  • Webinar


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Join the Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi for a live webinar in collaboration with CAE on Innovation and Change - How CAE has adapted to Covid-19.

Discussion points:

  • Overview of CAE
  • CAE in the Middle East
  • CAE
    • Making air travel safer (civil aviation)
    • Enabling defense forces to be mission ready (defense & security)
    • Making healthcare safer (healthcare)
  • Adapting to a more difficult business environment
  • Rising to the challenge of COVID-19
    • Increasing the capacity of healthcare training
    • Rapid development / certification of new products (CAE Air 1 Ventilator)


 Thibaut Trancart, CAE Regional Managing Director, CAE

 Thibaut Trancart graduated from the SKEMA Management School in France and holds a master’s degree in Industrial & Programme Management. His first degree in International Business Management was awarded jointly by SKEMA and the Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. Thibaut is passionate about the aerospace and defence industry and, in his career to date, he has focused on 3 principal business areas: commercial and sales leadership, international business strategy and executive general management. 

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Iain Walsh – CAE Strategy & Business Development Director 

Iain Walsh graduated from the University of London with a degree in Physics and holds a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Bristol. Iain has been interested in aerospace from an early age and still recalls with absolute clarity watching Neil Armstrong on a tiny black & white TV taking those famous first steps on our nearest celestial neighbor. 

 For the past 3 years, Iain has been responsible for strategy and business development for CAE in the Middle East with a specific focus on developing CAE’s successful programmes in UAE for other regional governments and their defence forces. 

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David Laliberte, Executive Director, Legal, Digital 14 LLC

David Laliberte is a corporate lawyer with more than 18 years of experience across the telecommunications, media and technology industries. His broad areas of expertise include corporate governance, intellectual property law, technology law, strategic planning, regulatory compliance, cybersecurity law and privacy. David also has a wealth of knowledge in the roles and responsibilities of board members having worked alongside board leadership on numerous public, private and not-for-profit organizations.

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  • CBC members and non-CBC members: Complimentary

Participating Business Councils:

  • Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi
  • Canadian Business Council Dubai and Northern Emirates
  • British Business Group Abu Dhabi
  • Pakistan Business Professional Council