Preliminary Agenda

For information about the 8th Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference, contact Joanna Speed or call +1-310-857-7691.
 

Tuesday - May 12, 2020

8:00-9:00 am
Registration – Cypress Foyer, sponsorship available 
Breakfast – Magnolia, sponsorship available 

9:00-9:05
Introduction and Welcome Address – Cypress Dogwood
Joanna Speed, Managing Director, A&D and SpeedNews Conferences

9:05-9:35
AVWORKS PARTNERS
The Future of Aerospace Manufacturing
Dr. Laurent C. Rouaud, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder


9:35-10:05
SOLVAY COMPOSITE MATERIALS
A Viewpoint from a Top-Tier Aerospace Supplier
Dr. Carmelo Lo Faro, President 

10:05-10:35
AERODYNE
(presentation title being finalized)
Robb Hudson, President & Chief Executive Officer 

10:35-11:15
Morning Coffee & Tea Break – Gazebo, sponsorship available

11:15-11:45
PRATT & WHITNEY
Technology Trends in Engine Manufacturing
Dr. Michael Winter, Senior Fellow, Advanced Technology

11:45-12:15 pm
GKN AEROSPACE
How Technology is Changing the Way We Are Manufacturing
Ronnie Wilson, Manager, Technology Ecosystem - North America

12:30-1:45
Lunch, Magnolia, sponsorship available 

2:00-2:30
IMS
Mastering the Elements of Competition in Aerospace Manufacturing
Dr. Bert P. Erdel, President

2:30-3:00
PWC
Tech-enabled and Agile: How can Aerospace Manufacturers Up the Game?
Anil Khurana, Partner & Global Head, Industrials, Manufacturing Auto & A&D

3:00-3:30
Afternoon Tea Break – Gazebo, sponsorship available

3:30-4:15
AN INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION: SUPERSONIC AIRCRAFT – ADVANCEMENTS IN AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY AND MANUFACTURING 
Moderated by Barry Chapman, Vice President, A&D, Federal & Marine Industries, Siemens Digital Industries Software
AERION – speaker name to be confirmed 

4:15
Wrap-up
Joanna Speed

4:15-5:15
Aerospace Manufacturing ShowCase Networking Session – Gazebo
sponsored by CGTechDQS Management System Solutions, NIC Inspection Services, TIP Technologies, and XPO Logistics  

5:15-7:00
Cocktail Reception, Palmetto Garden, sponsorship available   

 


Wednesday - May 13, 2020
8:00-9:00 am
Breakfast – Magnolia, sponsorship available
 
9:00-9:30
AVASCENT 
Next-gen Aerospace: Where and How to Place Bets for 2025 and Beyond
Jay Carmel, Principal
 
9:30-10:00
LUFTHANSA TECHNIK
UAS: New Business Opportunities for Suppliers and OEMs in Aerospace Manufacturing
Klaas Jacob Klasen, Head, UAS Capability Center
 
10:00-10:30
Coffee & Tea Break – Gazebo, sponsorship available
 
10:30-11:10
PANEL: AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING STRATEGY & PLATFORM – SOUTH CAROLINA
Moderated by Adrianne Beasley, Director, Aerospace Initiatives
Panelists invited
 
11:10-11:15
Refresher Break 
 
11:15-12:15 pm
PANEL: ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING IN AEROSPACE - A STRATEGIC BUSINESS PERSPECTIVE
Moderaed by Laura L. Ely, ADDvisor® Services Leader, The Barnes Group Advisors
COLLINS AEROSPACE – Shawn K. Reynolds, Director, Additive Manufacturing - Operations, Quality & Supply Chain
FORMALLOY – Melanie Lang, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
SLM SOLUTIONS – Winthrop Sheldon, Vice President, Sales & Marketing  
 
12:15
Wrap-up
Joanna Speed
 
12:15-2:00
Lunch 
 
1:30-1:45
Registration for VIP Site Visit (Prior to boarding the bus)

2:00
Bus Departure 

2:45
Arrival and check-in for Site Visit
 
3:00-4:00
Tour site to be confirmed

4:30
Arrival and check-in for Site Visit
 
4:45-5:45
Tour site to be confirmed
 
6:00
Arrival at Belmond Charleston Place