November 15-16, 2018 
Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada

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Derek Scott

Derek Scott

Vice President, Program Development, PAL Aerospace


About Derek

Derek joined PAL Aerospace in 1988 and has accumulated vast experience in the domestic and international intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance industry and currently serves as the Vice President of Program Development. His broad background in mission systems software, surveillance operations management and international business experience contributes to his ability to act as a strategic senior member of the company which also facilitated his pursuit lead role for PAL Aerospace’s successful bid with Airbus DS for Canada’s Fixed-wing Search and Rescue program to replace the current fleet of DND SAR aircraft.

He has also established a strong industry presence through his current and previous engagement on several industry boards, including OceansAdvance, the Aerospace and Defence Industry of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Industry Association and as Co-Chair of Strategy for Unmanned Systems Canada.


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