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2003 Aerospace Congress and Exhibition Scheduled for Landing in Montreal

Warrendale, PA, Aug. 8, 2003 - Bombardier Aerospace is set to serve as the host company for the 2003 Aerospace Congress and Exhibition (ACE 2003). The event will be held at the Palais des Congres in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 8-12, 2003, and is cosponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE Aerospace) and Aerospace North America.

The event is the premier North American conference for the aviation industry, providing a neutral forum for the exchange of information between aerospace manufacturers, commercial operators, government regulators, academia, and the aerospace engineering communities. The theme for the program, "Creating the Next Century of Flight", is highlighted by a daily focus on three technical topics and will feature top-level plenary speakers:

Commercial Aviation- "Airline Strategic Planning": Tuesday, September 9th
Defense and Homeland Security- "The New Reality": Wednesday, September 10th
Supply Chain Logistics- "21st Century Logistics": Thursday, September 11th

The largest aerospace exhibit in North America will be aptly complimented by a technical program and sessions that result in the combination of four annual SAE Aerospace Conferences:

World Aviation Congress
Aerospace Manufacturing Technology Conference
Aerospace Automated Fastening Conference
Advances in Aviation Safety Conference

Additional information and a schedule of events for ACE 2003 is available on-line at http://www.sae.org/ace/, and is also available by contacting SAE Customer Service at 1.888.875.3976.

Editors Note: Accredited media are invited to attend the program and exhibition at no charge. The event lends well to stories regarding the future of aviation and will provide the opportunity for interviews with key aerospace executives and technical professionals. For the convenience of working journalists, a media center and workroom will be provided on-site. To pre-register as media, please contact Mark Burd, SAE PR, 1.800.441.2919 or mburd@sae.org.