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Calian SED becomes Calian, Advanced Technologies

After more than 30 years as part of Calian Group as the division formerly known as Calian SED and SED Systems, we've recently refreshed our brand to reflect updated organizational and marketing strategies. As of October 1, 2020, we are now Calian, Advanced Technologies.

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Emergency Management Solutions

World Health Organization (WHO) Using Calian ResponseReady™ Software to Deliver Remote Training Across the Globe

Calian ResponseReady™ makes the process of developing, delivering, and evaluating highly realistic emergency exercises quick, efficient and cost-effective. A remote training tool was a...
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Advanced Technologies

Retrofit of Antenna Control Unit 7200 with sat-nms ACU2-19V2

The SatService Antenna Control Unit sat-nms ACU2-19V2 provides an excellent field replacement for the discontinued ACU 7200 from GD Satcom. Compatible with the SatService sat-nms MNC and the Calian Mon-A-Co monitor and control systems, the sat-nms ACU2-19V2 has a...
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Arcola, SK

Fuel Lock® delivers quick ROI

Management at JJ Trucking Ltd in Arcola, SK struggled with the decision to buy their own fuel tank. “Our biggest question was about monitoring it,” said Sheila Sim. “We didn’t want stealing; theft was a big concern.” Indeed there was reason for...
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Drake, SK

Long-distance grain rescue

You can anticipate spoilage, but you can never be sure when and where it’s going to pop up. Or where you’ll be. That’s what Blake Bergen of 3B Acres in Drake, SK discovered in fall 2019 when his Florida vacation was interrupted...
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Patrick Thera

Advanced Technologies

Patrick joined SED (now Advanced Technologies) in 1985 after completing an honors degree in Computer Science at the University of Saskatchewan. SED became a part of Calian in 1990. Throughout his extensive career within the organization, it was the variety of technical challenges, the commitment to our customers, and the opportunity for travel world-wide, that spurred him to grow in his career. Through progressive roles in the organization Patrick’s responsibilities grew until he became president of Advanced Technologies in 2012.

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Terry Rohrke

Aerospace & Defence

Terry has more than 36 years of experience at Calian, Advanced Technologies (formerly Calian SED) in various technical and managerial roles. These include production engineering, project and satellite operations management, and business development. Terry is responsible for developing lasting and growing relationships with major prime contractors, DND and SMEs on defence and aerospace programs where Calian’s engineering and manufacturing services can be provided. Terry is also responsible for the successful execution of the programs within the business unit.

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Darryl Kacher

Engineering Solutions & Services

Darryl is Vice President of Engineering and has over 25 years of experience with the company, working most recently on high performance RF ground stations in support of our customer’s leading-edge satellite systems. He is amazed on a daily basis by the world-class capabilities that his entire team brings to the table.

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Dan Baril


Dan Baril has over 30 years of experience and has held a variety of technical and management roles with Calian, Advanced Technologies (formerly Calian SED). Dan is responsible for business development and project execution within Calian’s Gateway and Planning Systems’ business sector. Dan holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Saskatchewan.

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Darren Schlageter


Darren has over 25 years of experience in various positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, project, and management roles with Calian, Advanced Technologies (formerly Calian SED). He is responsible for identifying new opportunities, building customer relations and ensuring good project execution and meeting critical schedules. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan.

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Gord Youngson

Engineering Solutions & Services

Gord is an experienced Engineer, Manager, Director, with a demonstrated history of capturing and delivering operational and training programs in the Defence, Security, Healthcare and Critical Systems domains, demonstrating strong leadership, customer focus, team building, and organizational skills. Gord supports the development of the Engineering and Technical Services Business Line with a focus on the continued evolution of the capability/offering to the critical systems domain.

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