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WEST 2023 Conference

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

In efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, upcoming events may be cancelled, modified, or postponed. Consult the official event organizer or event website for up-to-date information.

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Date: February 14 to February 16, 2023
Venue: San Diego Convention Center
Location: San Diego, California, United States of America
Target Audience: Canadian companies focusing on command, control, communications, computers (C4) intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) (C4ISR), as well as related high-tech equipment (ie: drones, under water sensing, etc).
Sector: Defence and security

Event Description:  

WEST 2023, is the premier naval conference and exposition on the West Coast, co-sponsored by Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) International and the U.S. Naval Institute. WEST is the only event where the makers of platforms and designers of technologies can network, discuss and demonstrate their solutions in a single locale.

While WEST is specifically targeted for the communications and electronics business areas within the department of defense (DoD), there is always a broader array of companies and interests represented that include:

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) is organizing a business program for Canadian companies who can demonstrate their potential to succeed in this market and industry. Business-to-business (B2B) meetings can be arranged for up to 15 companies.

For information, please contact Karen Sleiman,, Consul and Trade Commissioner (Defence & Security).

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Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

The Trade Commissioner, Karen Sleiman,, from the Consulate of Canada in San Diego, can provide information on this and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.

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