Mardi 19 Septembre    
13H30 - 14H00    Discours d'ouverture – La situation économique globale et son impact sur les ports canadiens

Contre-amiral Art McDonald
Commandant des Forces Maritimes du Pacifique
Rear-Admiral Art McDonald assumed Command of Maritime Forces Pacific and of Joint Task Force Pacific on 22 July 2016.

Immediately prior to assuming Maritime Forces Pacific Command, then-Commodore McDonald served as Director General Naval Force Development (DGNFD) from 2013 to 2016, overseeing planning and conduct of the largest peacetime renewal in RCN history. His previous Chief of Naval Staff experience included serving as Director Naval Requirements from 2012 to 2013 as well as a tour as Executive Secretary to the Chief of the Maritime Staff from 2005 until 2007.

As a sea-going officer, he served in Her Majesty's Canadian Ships VANCOUVER (Bridge Watch Keeper (BWK), 1991-1992), MONTREAL (BWK, 1992-1994), and CALGARY (Above Water Warfare Officer (AWWO), 1994-1996; and Operations/Combat Officer (OpsO/CbtO), 1996-2000). During two six- month deployments in CALGARY, he circumnavigated the globe in 1995 and participated in UN sanctions enforcement in both the Adriatic Sea (1995) and the Arabian Gulf (twice: 1995 and 1999).

As the Canadian Fleet Pacific(CANFLTPAC) Weapons Officer 2001-2002, he oversaw the Fleet's exercise missile firing programme and he again deployed to the Arabian Gulf/Sea - this time as a Task Group Watch Officer in flagships OTTAWA and ALGONQUIN for Operation APOLLO (Roto 1), the Canadian contribution to the global war on terrorism. After next serving as Executive Officer (XO) in REGINA 2003-2005, he then commanded HMCS HALIFAX 2007-2009. While commanding Halifax he was also double-hatted in 2008 as Chief-Staff-Officer Operations, Canadian Fleet Atlantic.

Upon promotion to Capt(N) and while serving as Commander Fifth Maritime Operations Group (CMOG5) in 2010-2011, he led sea-based humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations as the Maritime Component Commander (MCC) of Canadian Joint Task Force (Haiti) (CJTF(H)) in response to the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti. As CMOG5 he also commanded a seven ship combined, multi-national naval and coast guard Task Group in the High Arctic in 2010's Operation NANOOK.

A Bluenoser born in New Waterford, Cape Breton, Rear-Admiral McDonald is a 1990 graduate of the Royal Military College (RMC) of Canada who holds a Bachelor's Degree in Military and Strategic Studies and a Masters of Defence Studies Degree. He is also a 2003 graduate of the Canadian Forces College

(CFC) Command and Staff Course and a 2012 graduate of the National Security Programme (NSP).

 Mardi 19 Septembre    
 14H00 - 14H45   Session 1 – La prospérité économique grâce au commerce


Carlo Dade
Director of the Trade & Investment Centre
Canada West Foundation

As Director of the Trade & Investment Centre, Carlo Dade develops and leads research to promote growth and profitability in western Canada’s export economy. Carlo has a long history in international public policy most recently as Senior Fellow in the University of Ottawa’s School of International Development and Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. He is also a member of the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations (COMEXI).

Carlo has been a leading voice in debates on recent Canadian free trade agreements and development of trade infrastructure. He has a reputation for big-picture thinking and is a leading global expert on pan-Pacific trade, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Pacific Alliance trade blocs. He is one of Canada’s leading commentators on North American competitiveness and Canada-Mexico relations. Carlo is a highly sought-after media commentator throughout North America.


Mark Hodgson, P.Eng., MBA
Partner,Infrastructure and Capital Projects
Deloitte LLP


Mark Hodgson is the Partner who leads Deloitte’s Infrastructure Advisory practice in western Canada. Mark is a proven leader in Canada’s infrastructure market with 23 years’ experience advising governments on the financing and procurement of some of the largest and most complex capital projects in the country. His expertise is in developing and implementing PPP, alternative service delivery and divestiture transactions.

His experience with major projects spans all infrastructure sectors including transportation, water, power, marine, solid waste, and public buildings. Mark has advised a multitude of clients resulting in successful procurements of privately financed infrastructure projects with total contract value well over $10 billion.

Mark’s current assignments include financial and commercial advisor to the Port of Vancouver for the deal structure and procurement of Roberts Bank Terminal 2 project.

Mark is a civil engineer with over five years municipal engineering experience. Following a career in engineering, in 1993 he obtained an MBA in finance and strategy from McGill University.


Bruce McCuaig
Executive Advisor 
Canada Infrastructure Bank Transition Office


Bruce McCuaig joined the Privy Council Office as Executive Advisor on the Canada Infrastructure Bank in April 2017. In this role, Bruce is supporting the work of Jim Leech, the Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on the Bank, and is working as part of the Transition Office embedded in Infrastructure Canada.

Prior to his appointment as Executive Advisor, Bruce was the President and CEO of Metrolinx from 2010, where he built a team committed to transforming transportation in the GTHA, by building a strong customer service emphasis throughout the organization, delivering quality transportation services on time and on budget, and working collaboratively with our partners – all key elements to delivering on the promise of The Big Move.

Bruce began his career in public service in 1984, and has worked in areas involving land use planning and policy, municipal policy, and transportation planning, policy and operations. He spent 10 years with the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and 15 years with the Ministry of Transportation, where his final role as Deputy Minister made him responsible for leading the 4,000 public servants dedicated to ensuring a safe and efficient provincial transportation system.

Bruce is on the Board of Directors the United Way of Peel Region and is a member of the Providence Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors.

He holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Urban and Regional Planning from Ryerson University, and a Master of Public Administration from Queen’s University.

 Mardi 19 septembre    
 15H15 - 15H45    Session d'affaire: Sustainability as an Element of Prosperity


Peter Ellis, CMM, CD
Executive Director
Clear Seas


Peter Ellis, CMM, CD, is a former naval officer who joined Clear Seas after retiring from the Canadian Armed Forces at the rank of Rear-Admiral. During his thirty- one year military career Peter held a variety of operational and institutional leadership roles both at sea and ashore, having served in Halifax, Esquimalt and Ottawa. 

He has served in over a dozen Canadian ships and submarines, and sailed in several allied warships. He commanded the frigate HMCS Halifax, the Canadian Forces Naval Operations School, Canada's Pacific Fleet, and an eleven-nation amphibious force during Exercise RIMPAC 2012. He served his last four years in uniform as Deputy-Commander of the Canadian Joint Operations Command. 

 Mardi 19 septembre    
 15h45 - 17h00    Session 2 –la prospérité des communautés

Mike Foran
Vice President - Market Strategy and Asset Management
Canadian Pacific Railway


Mr. Foran became CP’s Vice-President, Market Strategy and Asset Management on Feb. 14, 2017. 

His prior roles with CP include Vice-President Network Transportation (2014-2017), Assistant Vice-President Network Transportation (2013-2014), and General Manager – Asset Management (2012-2013). In 19-plus years at CP, Mike has worked in operations, business development, marketing, and general management.

Mike holds an executive MBA from the Ivey School of Business at Western University and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary. 


Peter Xotta
Vice President, Planning and Operations
Port of Vancouver


In his role as vice president, planning and operations, Mr. Xotta is responsible for the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s long term planning, operations, security, and trade development activities. Mr. Xotta joined the port authority in 1995, and has held diverse portfolios including business development and leading strategic port projects.

Mr. Xotta’s experience has included acting as president of Modalink Distribution Hub Ltd., a multi-modal logistics facility in South Richmond, British Columbia and a 50 per cent joint venture with the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. He is the former chair of Canada Place Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, and currently sits on the board of directors of the Van Horne Institute andCrossroads Hospice Society.

Mr. Xotta has a Masters in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University’s Segal Graduate School of Business and is an activementor in the program.


Christian Dea
Chief Economist and Director General, Transportation and Economic Analysis
Transport Canada


Christian Dea a obtenu son diplôme d’etudes graduées en économie de l’Université de Montréal.

En tant qu’économiste en chef et directeur général de la section de l’Analyse économique sur les questions de transports à Transports Canada, Christian Dea est chargé de fournir des conseils au ministre et à la haute direction de TC sur les impacts des tendances économiques et sociétales au pays, mais aussi partout dans le monde, sur la résilience et le rendement des chaînes d’approvisionnement canadiennes et du réseau de transport en général.   

Au cours de sa carrière, M. Dea a occupé différents postes dans les secteurs publics fédéral et provincial (c.‑à‑d. ministère des Finances fédéral et du Québec, Banque du Canada et Ressources humaines et Développement des compétences) et dans le secteur privé (Banque Nationale du Canada).    M.Dea  a été responsable des prévisions économiques, de certains dossiers sur la politique fiscale, des relations intergouvernementales et du renouvellement de l’Accord sur les Transferts Fédéraux, des réformes et de l’harmonisation des régimes des taxes de vente et de la taxation du secteur financier,  et du développement et de la mise en place de stratégie corporative en matière de gestion des connaissances et des données, et des services économiques.



Nanette Efird
Senior Director - Strategic Data & Analytics Solutions
GE Transportation

  Nanette Efird is one of the early data evangelists in the North American freight logistics industry. Today, she leads the Port Solutions business as the Senior Director for GE Transportation. She has been a member of the GE team for almost four years, and served in various leadership functions in Rail and Data/Analytics, before launching the new Ports related product line. Prior to joining GE, Nanette served as a senior executive at Railinc (a wholly owned subsidiary of the AAR), where she led business transformation and the creation of its newly formed commercial software division, including launching new data solutions and migrating/retiring legacy solutions, along with new analytics products. She also spent several entrepreneurial years delivering custom solutions for freight shippers and third party logistics providers in the North American market. Nanette lives in her native state of North Carolina.


Soumak Chatterjee
Blockchain, Product Innovation, Senior Manager
Deloitte Canada

  Soumak leads Deloitte’s payments and blockchain team in Canada. He is focused on assisting clients drive business value through new disruptive products, services and partnerships leveraging his deep expertise at the intersection of innovation, business and technology from strategy to execution.

As the leader of Deloitte’s Canadian blockchain team, Soumak assists clients across industries understand and apply distributed ledger technology concepts to their business models, technology infrastructure and operating processes. He has deep experience leading executive sessions and has led multiple blockchain based projects, strategy to technology prototyping, across verticals like trade finance, public sector, supply chain & payments, globally and in Canada. He co-leads Deloitte’s “Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services” project team with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and is a published author and speaker on the topic of Blockchain.
 Mercredi 20 Septembre    
 8h45 - 9h45   Session 3 – la prospérité des communautés


Mario Girard
Président-directeur général
Administration portuaire de Québec


Entrepreneur et gestionnaire chevronné, Mario Girard occupe depuis janvier 2011 les fonctions de Président-directeur général de l'Administration portuaire de Québec (APQ).

Monsieur Girard est reconnu pour sa vision et sa capacité à bâtir et mobiliser avec succès des équipes de travail dans la réalisation de projets d’envergure. Développeur d’affaires prolifique et créatif, il possède une vaste expérience du développement des affaires tant à l’échelle nationale qu’à l’internationale.

Il a également œuvré au sein de la Fondation de l'entrepreneurship en tant que Président-directeur général de 2008 à 2011 où il a contribué à une mobilisation générale des milieux d’affaires et gouvernementaux pour une amélioration de la performance entrepreneuriale au Québec. Il fut à l’origine de la création et PDG de deux entreprises dans le domaine des technologies de l’information : Nstein Technologies et Gespro Technologies.

Mario Girard est membre de la prestigieuse World Presidents Organization.  Administrateur de sociétés certifié (ASC), Monsieur Girard siège depuis plus de 20 ans aux conseils d'administration structurés de plusieurs organisations. Il est Président du conseil de l’Association des administrations portuaires canadiennes (AAPC), Vice-président de l’Association internationale Villes-Ports (AIVP) et de la Société de développement économique du Saint-Laurent (SODES), Président d’office du Festival d’été de Québec (FEQ), et membre du conseil de la Fondation Romeo Dallaire et du Conseil du patronat du Québec (CPQ).


Greta Marini
Strategic Advisor, Port City Community Affairs


Après une Maîtrise en Aménagement à L’institut de Geoarchitecture de Brest et un Master en Etudes urbaines à l’Université du Québec à Montréal, Greta Marini a rejoint en 2002 l’Association Internationale Villes et Ports en tant que chargée de mission.  Elle a notamment contribué au développement du réseau et des échanges avec l’Italie et l’Allemagne et a participé à plusieurs projets européens, ainsi qu’à la préparation thématique de nombreuses rencontres et conférences sur le thème de la relation ville port.

Depuis son arrivée à l’AIVP, Greta Marini a participé en tant que contributeur scientifique à différents projets portant sur les problématiques complexes liées aux enjeux de l’interface ville port au niveau international. Elle a notamment collaboré activement en tant que référent scientifique pour le compte de l'AIVP, au réseau thématique européen CTUR qui portait sur l’analyse des bonnes pratiques en matière de gestion de l’impact économique de la croisière et son interaction comme outil de régénération urbaine. En 2008, elle a coordonné la réalisation de l'ouvrage "PortCities 13.28 GMT" dans lequel sont développés différents chapitres illustratifs sur l’environnement dans les ports, les waterfronts, la croisière, le transport maritime etc. dans de nombreuses villes portuaires. Aujourd’hui, Greta Marini pilote le réseau thématique Port Center Network au sein de l’AIVP, une initiative lancée en 2009 portant sur l’intégration sociétale des ports. Ce réseau prête une attention particulière au processus d’appropriation des plus jeunes et des citoyens au développement des activités maritimes et à une meilleure compréhension du fonctionnement du système industrialo-portuaire et son interaction avec le territoire urbain.


Mayor Darrell Mussatto
City of North Vancouver

Darrell Mussatto is serving his fourth term as Mayor of the City of North Vancouver following four terms as Councillor. He is active at the regional level serving on numerous boards and committees, and as chair of the Metro Vancouver Utilities Committee and Community Energy Association.

A paramedic with the B.C. Ambulance Service for 30 years, Mayor Mussatto is keenly aware of health and wellness issues on the North Shore, as well as emergency response. He is committed to lowering the City's carbon footprint by making the City more bike-friendly, reducing energy use, managing our liquid and solid waste sustainably, supporting urban gardening and expanding the award winning Lonsdale Energy Corporation.

Mayor Mussatto garnered the B.C. Ambulance Services Executive Director's Commendation in 1995, and the Red Cross Community Service Award in 1991. He holds a BC and Professional Teaching Certificate, as well as a Health and Fitness Certificate.


Lourette Swanepoel
Registered Professional Planner
Stantec Consulting Ltd.


Lourette is a Registered Professional Planner with Stantec Consulting Ltd. in Vancouver. She is also an accredited Envision® Sustainability Professional with a Professional Certificate in Asset Management Planning, helping communities and public agencies to address their strategic infrastructure and community sustainability challenges.

Lourette has a passion for sustainability management and better informing the decision-making and design process through a sustainability lens. In her work, she blends the professions of planning and engineering – appreciating the strategic interrelationship between community planning, asset management and infrastructure design. She co-authored the National InfraGuide Best Practice on Infrastructure and Land Use Planning and has been the recipient of numerous awards for her work over the years, including Team Canada’s international award-winning citiesPLUS project with the Honourable Mike Harcourt and a 2016 Canadian Institute of Planners Award for Planning Excellence for her work on the Community Lifecycle Infrastructure Costing (CLIC) Tool.

Lourette managed the development of the Port of Vancouver’s Green Infrastructure Guidelines for design and construction, and the Envision® certification for the Port’s collaborative Low Level Road project, which was the first North American transportation infrastructure project to receive Envision® Platinum certification. She was sustainability lead, overseeing the Envision strategy on the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Owner’s Engineer team – the proposed project is a new three-berth marine terminal in Delta, BC. Lourette is an approved Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure trainer and a member of the Envision® Public Information Committee.

 Mercredi 20 septembre    
 10h15 - 11h15   Session 4 – Des écosystèmes en bonne santé

Adam Cook
Director of Supply Chain Sales
Canadian National Railway



Adam Cook holds a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Saskatchewan and joined CN in 2010 as Regional Account Manager based in Saskatoon, SK. Adam has since held positions of progressive responsibility within CN as Market Manager - Metals & Minerals based in Montreal, QC and National Account Manager – Forest Products based in Vancouver, BC. In his current role, Adam leads a team of Account Managers with responsibility for Supply Chain Sales throughout Western Canada and the US Midwest.

Adam brings a diverse rail and supply chain perspective to this year’s conference and is passionate about the role CN can play in helping our customers grow both Domestically and Internationally to access Global Markets.


Kate Moran
President & CEO
Ocean Networks Canada


Dr. Kathryn (Kate) Moran joined the University of Victoria in September 2011 as a Professor in the Faculty of Science and Director of NEPTUNE Canada. In July 2012, she was promoted to the position of President & CEO, Ocean Networks Canada. Her previous appointment was Professor at the University of Rhode Island with a joint appointment in the Graduate School of Oceanography and the Department of Ocean Engineering. She also served as the Graduate School of Oceanography's Associate Dean, Research and Administration. From 2009 to 2011, Moran was seconded to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy where she served as an Assistant Director and focused on Arctic, polar, ocean, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and climate policy issues. During the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Moran was selected to be a member of Secretary of Energy Chu's eight member advisory team. 

Moran received degrees from the University of Pittsburgh (BC), University of Rhode Island (MS), and Dalhousie University (PhD). She co-led the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program's Arctic Coring Expedition, which was the first deepwater drilling operation in the Arctic Ocean. She also led on of the first offshore expeditions to investigate the seafloor following the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami. Previously, Moran was a research engineer at Canada's Bedford Institute of Oceanography where her major research focus areas were the Arctic Ocean and assessing offshore constraints to resource development on the east coast. She also served as the Director of the international Ocean Drilling Program in Washington DC; managed mission-specific drilling platform operations in the North Atlantic and Arctic; designed and developed oceanographic tools;participated in more than 35 offshore expeditions;and has served as Chair and member of national and international science and engineering advisory committees and panels. 


Yvette Myers

Regional Director
Marine Safety & Security Pacific


  In Yvette’s new role as Executive Director of OPP she is responsible for the delivery of the Oceans Protection Plan’s Marine Initiatives in the Region, as well as Transport Canada’s suite of Marine Safety and Security programs and services for commercial vessels and pleasure craft such as, Port State Control, Domestic vessel inspections, Examination and Certification of Seafarers, and Environmental Prevention and Preparedness.

During Yvette’s 30 plus year career, she served over 20 years in various positions with the Canadian Coast Guard, which included 10 years of active sea service. A highlight while sailing aboard CCG ships was to circumnavigate North America prior to assuming the role as Regional Director, Marine Programs.
Yvette’s vast marine career also included; Director of Operations and Harbour Master with Port Metro Vancouver, Director of Marine Investigations at the Transportation Safety Board, and Executive Director Navigation Safety and Environmental Programs for Transport Canada in Ottawa.

In addition to enjoying a maritime profession, Yvette volunteers for the Mission to Seafarers and enjoys outdoor activities such as fishing and kayaking with friends and family.

Yvette is looking forward to working with you in her new role.


Marko Dekovic
Vice President, Public Affairs
Global Container Terminals


Marko is an accomplished and recognized public affairs professional, in private, public and not-for-profit sectors.  Over the past 16 years he has held increasingly senior management roles, with focus on advancing and executing public policy that has impacted the economies of BC and Canada.  Prior to joining GCT, Marko was part of the team at the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority that implemented transformative tactics and strategies, including the launch of a major public awareness campaign, and providing strategic communications for the Vancouver harbour during defining events. 

As a senior regional advisor to the Minister of International Trade and Foreign Affairs with responsibility for the 2010 Olympics and the Asia Pacific Gateway and Corridors Initiative Marko played a critical role in delivering on Canada’s Asia Pacific Gateways and Corridors Initiative.  Over a billion dollars in funding, matched by billions more by provincial, municipal and private sector investments resulted in Canada being recognized internationally for the success of a unique trade, logistics and infrastructure strategy that others have subsequently emulated. 

Of particular note is Marko’s ability to bring together often divergent stakeholders to collaborate for common solutions.  Recently, that skill was put to the test through his leadership role in creation of the Gateway Transportation Collaboration Forum, tasked with identifying, prioritizing and funding needed trade-enabling infrastructure in British Columbia. 

Marko graduated from University of British Columbia where he was involved in Alumni affairs. He chaired the UBC Young Alumni Network and was an active member of the UBC Alumni Association Board of Directors.  A proud father of three young children, Marko is giving back in his community as a Cabinet member for the “A Night of Miracles” gala in support of the BC Children’s’ hospital, and for the “What Really Matters” campaign in support of a new YMCA facility in Coquitlam.

 Mercredi 20 septembre    
 15h15 - 15h45    Session d'affaires - Transport 2030 et le Secteur Maritime


Sandra Lafortune 
Director General, International Relations and Trade Policy
Transport Canada

  As Director General of International Relations and Trade Policy at Transport Canada, Sandra LaFortune plays a leadership role in advancing department-wide policy objectives and engagement at the international level as part of a government-wide approach. Ms. LaFortune provides strategic advice to further Canada’s transportation sector interests on a full range of trade related issues, and coordinates initiatives to improve the efficiency and reliability of the supply chain to facilitate international trade and transport through Canada’s strategic gateways and trade corridors.
After an initial career as a consultant in the communications field, Ms. LaFortune joined the federal public service in 1990. Since then, she has held various policy, program, and management positions with the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Privy Council Office, and the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat.

Ms. LaFortune joined Transport Canada in 2009 as Director General of Strategic Policy and Innovation, where her responsibilities included department-wide policy integration, advancing a framework for emerging transportation technology and innovation, and elaborating policy directions regarding the department's approach to Arctic and northern transportation issues. She undertook a two-year assignment from 2013 to 2015 at the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency as Director General of Policy and Planning, where she supported key policy issues with northern economic implications, including infrastructure, connectivity, labour market and skills development.

A native of Montréal, Québec, Ms. LaFortune holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with first class honors from McGill University, and has undertaken study at the Master's degree level at the University of Victoria.
 Mercredi 20 septembre  
 15h45 - 16h30   Session 5 – La prospérité économique grâce au commerce


Robert W. (Bob) Gordon
Executive Director
Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange



En sa qualité de directeur général de l’Échange canadien de menaces cybernétiques (ECMC), Bob assume la responsabilité organisationnelle de fournir des services d’information sur les menaces cybernétiques et de diriger toutes les activités de renseignements cybernétiques et de recherche en la matière. Récemment, Bob était directeur, Cybersécurité mondiale à CGI. Auparavant, il a connu une longue carrière bien remplie au gouvernement fédéral et a notamment été l’architecte de la stratégie en matière de cybersécurité du Canada.

Sa carrière l’a amené à occuper des postes exceptionnels dans les domaines de la sécurité, du renseignement et de l’application de la loi au sein du gouvernement fédéral, à savoir : Sécurité publique Canada, Centre de sécurité des télécommunications, Service canadien du renseignement de sécurité et la Gendarmerie royale du Canada. Il a assumé des responsabilités de cadre supérieur dans les secteurs des sciences et de la technologie, de la GI-T et des programmes internes de sécurité (personnel, physique et technologie de l’information). Il a aussi dirigé des activités liées aux enquêtes et à l’analyse portant sur une vaste gamme de menaces à la sécurité du Canada dont la direction du programme antiterrorisme du SCRS.


Caroline Leprince
Senior Policy Analyst
Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre

Caroline Leprince travaille comme analyste politique sénior au Centre canadien de réponse aux incidents cybernétiques (CCRIC) au ministère de la Sécurité publique. Elle est responsable du Projet maritime sur les risques en matière de cybersécurité, une initiative interministérielle mise sur pied pour développer des solutions concrètes visant à protéger le secteur des transports maritimes des menaces émergentes en matière de cybersécurité. Caroline détient une expérience significative dans l’analyse de politiques publiques et l’octroi de conseils stratégiques dans les domaines de la sécurité nationale, la défense et la sécurité publique. Elle a précédemment travaillé comme assistante de recherche pour Recherche et développement pour la défense Canada (RDDC) et a servi au sein de la réserve des Forces canadiennes, période durant laquelle, elle a effectué un déploiement à Kandahar avec l’unité des opérations psychologiques.  Elle est chercheure associée à la Chaire Raoul-Dandurand en études stratégiques et diplomatiques et a publié plusieurs articles scientifiques sur la politique étrangère du Canada. Caroline siège sur le conseil de direction de Femmes en sécurité internationale – Canada. Elle est diplômée d’une maîtrise en gestion de projet de l’École des sciences de la gestion (ESG), d’une maîtrise en science politique de l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM) et d’un baccalauréat en relations internationales et droit international de la même université.   

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