DATE: Friday, 12 April 2013

TIME: 8:30 – 13:30 UK time

LOCATION: QinetiQ’s Haslar facility in Portsmouth.

QinetiQ, a leading UK security and defence technology company with substantial maritime activities, is hosting a visit by up to 15 members of the Canadian OB 2013 delegation. 

The purpose of the event is to explore QinetiQ’s business, it’s technology needs, and areas in which Canadian companies and organisations may be able to work with the organisation. (please see for more information).

The visit to QinetiQ’s Haslar facility in Portsmouth, a short distance from Southamptonwill be according to the outline agenda below.

08:30 Bus departs Portsmouth Marriott Hotel

09:00 Arrival at QinetiQ Haslar, Introductions

09:20 2 minute ‘elevator pitches’ from the Canadian delegation to introduce themselves and their company

10:00 Presentations from QinetiQ providing an overview of the company, some detail about the marine division and finally your Canada interests / strategy followed by Q&A

11:00 Site and facility tour

12:00 Networking lunch

13:00 Bus departs 

13:30 Bus arrives at Portsmouth train station

In  order to participate in this visit, you must provide a short outline of < 250 words of your organisation together with the information listed below for security.

Full name


Place of Birth

Date of Birth

Passport Details (Issuing Authority, Number and Expiry Date)

Details of personal current security clearance.

If the visit is oversubscribed numbers will be restricted to one person per organisation and private sector attendees assigned the highest priority.

To participate, please RSVP to by the Friday, 1st March.

CONTACT: Dr Lee Thornton,Technology Development Officer,Canadian High Commission, Macdonald House

1 Grosvenor Square,London W1K 4AB,Tel: +44 (0)20 7258 6619, Mob: +44 (0)77 9500 5498,,