MRO Americas

April 25-27, 2017
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL

Agenda

Monday, April 24
6:45 AM - 7:30 AM

  • Monday, April 24, 6:45 AM - 7:30 AM

Monday, April 24
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Monday, April 24, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration for MRO Americas will take place at the Orange County Convention Center in Room S220. All attendess must have a badge to enter the exhibit hall or attend conference session. If you have not yet registered, please visit the registration page.

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Monday, April 24
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Monday, April 24, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Monday, April 24
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Monday, April 24, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Three courses offered: FAA Safety Assurance System (SAS) and compliance vs. enforcement policy – what does this mean to MRO businesses Suspected Unapproved Parts – Inspection Authorization Recurrent Training Safety Management Systems (SMS) for MRO’s – a primer on SMS for Part 145 Repair Stations

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Tuesday, April 25
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Tuesday, April 25, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Registration for MRO Americas will take place at the Orange County Convention Center in Room S220. All attendess must have a badge to enter the exhibit hall or attend conference session. If you have not yet registered, please visit the registration page.

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Tuesday, April 25
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

  • Tuesday, April 25, 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Tuesday, April 25
8:45 AM - 9:05 AM

  • Session Number:  1
  • Tuesday, April 25, 8:45 AM - 9:05 AM
Speaker
Ed Walton

Director of Engineering
UPS Airlines
Speaker


Tuesday, April 25
9:05 AM - 9:15 AM

  • Session Number:  1
  • Tuesday, April 25, 9:05 AM - 9:15 AM
Speakers
Greg Hamilton

President
Aviation Week Network
Presenter

Lee Ann Shay

Chief Editor MRO
Aviation Week Network
Presenter


Tuesday, April 25
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Session Number:  1
  • Tuesday, April 25, 9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
The Airlines for America Nuts and Bolts Awards recognize exceptional service and contribution in the engineering or maintenance fields of the commercial aviation industry. Each year since 1967, the Airlines for America Engineering, Maintenance and Materiel Council (EMMC) has bestowed the award on one individual for contributions as an airline...
Speakers
Robert Ireland

MD, Engineering & Maintenance
Airlines for America (A4A)
Presenter

Ed Walton

Director of Engineering
UPS Airlines
Presenter

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Tuesday, April 25
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Session Number:  1
  • Tuesday, April 25, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Back by popular demand, leading aviation experts analyze the status and trends of the MRO and aviation industries, including challenges and opportunities for the future.
Speakers
Richard Brown

Principal
ICF
Speaker

Dave Marcontell

GM
Oliver Wyman / CAVOK
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 25
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Tuesday, April 25, 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Tuesday, April 25
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Session Number:  2
  • Tuesday, April 25, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Increasing international investments, travel, competition and connectivity have led to the segments and borders of the commercial aviation industry becoming more blurred and integrated. In the race for MRO globalization, the Middle East was a major player in the aftermarket business a few years ago, and now Asia, especially China,...
Speakers
Dr.  Kevin Michaels

Managing Director
AeroDynamic Advisory
Moderator

Hisham Nasser

Chairman and Consultant
Egyptair Maintenance and Engineering
Speaker

Ajarin Pattanapanchai

Deputy Secretary General
Thailand Board of Investment
Speaker

Jim Sokol

President MRO Services
HAECO Americas
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 25
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

  • Session Number:  2
  • Tuesday, April 25, 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Commercial Space Transportation, not just for satellites and experiments, but for scientists and tourists is coming to a Spaceport near you! Virgin Galactic alone has nearly 700 people who have paid deposits for flights on SpaceShipTwo as well as several science payload missions manifested. A people carrying, profit making, spaceline...
Speaker
Pedro Caballer

Spaceline Technical Operations Director
Virgin Galactic
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  2
  • Tuesday, April 25, 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
The digitalization of industry, known as Industry 4.0, is a key driver in today’s working world. Lufthansa Technik has invested in several ventures, determining the potential for individual units, initiating innovative projects, integrating new advanced technologies and revolutionizing work processes. What will be Lufthansa Technik’s future vision and next steps...
Speaker
Dr. Johannes Bussmann

Chairman of the Executive Board
Lufthansa Technik AG
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 25
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Tuesday, April 25, 12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Tuesday, April 25
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Sponsored by:   Goldratt Consulting
  • Session Number:  30
  • Tuesday, April 25, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Complimentary briefings! These briefings are open to all attendees of MRO Americas. Dr. Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints offers simple yet powerful techniques to dramatically improve speed and throughput – 25+% gains in performance in highly variable MRO environments. Learn how to apply them across all areas of maintenance – line, base,...

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Tuesday, April 25
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Sponsored by:   Pratt & Whitney
  • Session Number:  34
  • Tuesday, April 25, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Complimentary session! This session is open to all attendees of MRO Americas. Hear how the industry is working together to streamline the use of big data. Pratt & Whitney recently launched an industry working group to develop a toolbox that helps operators optimize collaborations with other industry partners on converting critical...
Speakers
Richard Brown

Principal
ICF
Moderator

Karine Lavoie-Tremblay

eFAST Program Integration Manager, Data Analytics
Pratt & Whitney
Speaker

Kal Rebin

VP Maintenance & Engineering
Jazz Aviation LP
Speaker

Jeff Schneider

Director Powerplant Engineering
American Airlines
Speaker

Bjorn Stickling

GM Diagnostics, Prognostics and Health Management Group
Pratt & Whitney Canada
Speaker

Rhonda Walthall

Manager, Prognostics and Health Management
UTC Aerospace Systems
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  3
  • Tuesday, April 25, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
The operational and technical leadership of Southwest Airlines will provide an in-depth overview of the carrier’s fleet status, what’s new in tech-ops, major and upcoming projects, challenges and issues facing its supply chain. ** Presentation follow-up discussions will take place in a side room.  
Speakers
John Brutlag

Director, Planning, Programs and Reliability
Southwest Airlines
Speaker

Kent Horton

Director, Aircraft Engineering
Southwest Airlines
Speaker

Peter Requa

Sr. Director, Technical Operations Supply Chain
Southwest Airlines
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 25
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Tuesday, April 25, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
These briefings are open to all attendees of MRO Americas. Open to ALL attendees. Specially selected companies will provide demos and host Q&A sessions, providing you with an in-depth look at products and services that are revolutionizing the MRO industry.

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Tuesday, April 25
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Tuesday, April 25, 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Tuesday, April 25
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Sponsored by:   FedEx Services
  • Session Number:  31
  • Tuesday, April 25, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Complimentary briefings! These briefings are open to all attendees of MRO Americas. You are ready to move your product to its final destination – how do you ensure your oversized cargo is safely delivered? Learn best practices to set your shipments up for success and manage these large international and domestic...

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Tuesday, April 25
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Tuesday, April 25, 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Tuesday, April 25
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Sponsored by:   Panasonic Avionics
  • Session Number:  32
  • Tuesday, April 25, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Complimentary briefings! These briefings are open to all attendees of MRO Americas. Today’s inflight entertainment and communications systems play a central role in an airline’s brand strategy - from eCommerce opportunities to a curated digital experience. Learn key considerations to drive outcome-based maintenance contracts and ensure the highest performance of today's...

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Tuesday, April 25
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Sponsored by:  
  • Session Number:  4
  • Tuesday, April 25, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
The operational and technical leadership of FedEx Express will provide an in-depth overview of the carrier’s fleet status, what’s new in tech-ops, major and upcoming projects, challenges and issues facing its supply chain. ** Presentation follow-up discussions will take place in a side room.  
Speakers
Justin Brownlee

MD Propulsion Maintenance
FedEx Express
Speaker

Jim Clarke

MD, Supply Chain Management
FedEx Express
Speaker

Jim Tisdale

MD Engineering Planning & Performance
FedEx Express
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 25
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Sponsored by:  
  • Session Number:  37
  • Tuesday, April 25, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
IBM's Watson is well known in healthcare where it digests research to recommend cancer treatments. Today, hear how Watson works in aircraft maintenance. Replace patient data and research with airplanes logs, manuals and configuration data to take hundreds-of-millions out of an airline's yearly operation.

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Tuesday, April 25
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Tuesday, April 25, 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Tuesday, April 25
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sponsored by:   Capgemini / GE Aviation
  • Session Number:  33
  • Tuesday, April 25, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Airworthiness is a collaborative endeavor across multiple OEMs, operators, MROs, and regulators. By utilizing multiple platforms and varying data sources, the need for configuration data exchange and data management has never been more urgent. Senior executives discuss the findings of a new industry survey, and share how airlines and MROs...

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Tuesday, April 25
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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  • Session Number:  5
  • Tuesday, April 25, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The operational and technical leadership of United Airlines will provide an in-depth overview of the carrier’s fleet status, what’s new in tech-ops, major and upcoming projects, challenges and issues facing its supply chain. ** Presentation follow-up discussions will take place in the same room.
Speakers
Mike Arata

MD Fleet Engineering
United Airlines
Speaker

Tom Cornacchini

Director, Vendor Management
United Airlines
Speaker

Rahul Ghai

MD Technical Operations Maintenance Systems Technology
United Airlines
Speaker

Anthony Haro

MD Supply Chain and Vendor Management
United Airlines
Speaker

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Wednesday, April 26
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Wednesday, April 26, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Registration for MRO Americas will take place at the Orange County Convention Center in Room S220. All attendess must have a badge to enter the exhibit hall or attend conference session. If you have not yet registered, please visit the registration page.

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Wednesday, April 26
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

  • Wednesday, April 26, 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Speakers
Greg Hamilton

President
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

Ed Hazelwood

Editor-In-Chief Conferences
Aviation Week Network
Speaker


Wednesday, April 26
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Wednesday, April 26, 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Jeff Martin shares his insights on the changes facing the airline industry and how they contribute to the bottom line.
Speaker
Jeff Martin

EVP Operations
JetBlue Airways
Speaker

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Wednesday, April 26
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Wednesday, April 26, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Wednesday, April 26
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Session Number:  6
  • Wednesday, April 26, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
This year Gen. Levy will focus on building resilience and agility into the Logistics "Kill Chain" to enable Globally Integrated Operations in the future Strategic Environment; Leveraging innovation and technology in MRO to deliver combat power for America faster, better, and cheaper with legacy and 5th generation weapon systems; and, reinventing the...
Speakers
Pete Hennessey

Executive Vice President
AGC Integrated Defense Group
Introducer

Lt Gen Lee Levy

Commander of the Air Force Sustainment Center
AFMC
Keynote

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Wednesday, April 26
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Wednesday, April 26, 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Wednesday, April 26
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Session Number:  10
  • Wednesday, April 26, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Learn how three major airlines work together to improve their operations, share best practices, and utilize their combined scale to secure the best value. Topics include configurations, shared maintenance facilities, equity stakes, adapting MRO dynamics, material discounts, and parts pooling.
Speakers
John Kelly

VP Technical Operations
WestJet Airlines Ltd.
Speaker

Sonny Stern

VP Sales and Customer Service
Delta TechOps
Session Leader

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  • Session Number:  8
  • Wednesday, April 26, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Join this industry leading discussion to learn about how to maximize your asset, achieving lower total costs for supporting and maintaining an aircraft, engines and components. Explore key asset management strategies for reducing total costs with integrated and comprehensive MRO strategies that are applicable at all stages of an aircraft’s...
Speakers
Amanda Gower

Sr. Manager, Powerplant Supply Chain
Southwest Airlines
Speaker

Chris Spafford

Partner
Oliver Wyman
Moderator

Jeff Spies

Global Sales Director - Commercial Services, International and Service Solutions
Rockwell Collins
Speaker

Sergio Zavala

Sr. Program Manager Global Sales - Engine Programs
Aviall
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  7
  • Wednesday, April 26, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Complimentary session! This session is open to all attendees of MRO Americas. Do you know the “value” of your data? How do you make data actionable and deliver value on it? Are you collecting the right data that is needed for your business and operations? Learn how to define and process...
Speakers
Jaime Baringo-Ezquerra

Head of Digital Business Development
Airbus
Speaker

Bill Baumgarten

Business Development Manager, Cockpit Data Management Solutions
UTAS
Speaker

Jim Fitzgerald

Global Aerospace & Defense Industry Solutions Leader
IBM
Session Leader

Maureen Morgan

Sr. Manager, Applications Development
American Airlines
Speaker

Nick Ward

Head of Solution Management, OEM Digital Services
Rolls-Royce
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  17
  • Wednesday, April 26, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
This session will bring together two leading experts on defense sustainment to provide market analysis on the status and trends of the MRO and aviation industries, including challenges and opportunities for the future.
Speakers
Hal Chrisman

Vice President
ICF International
Speaker

Ed Hazelwood

Editor-In-Chief Conferences
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Dan Katz

Dir., Defense Analysis and Data
Aviation Week Intelligence & Data Services
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  9
  • Wednesday, April 26, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
This panel explores on how to align and clarify requirements, as well as universal strategies on data and what must be provided. We get to grips with how to increase collective understanding and set clear industry standards with participation from all stakeholders to establish sensible document standards, trace packages and...
Speakers
Fritz Beiner

VP Engine Procurement and Material Services
SR Technics
Speaker

Lee Ann Shay

Chief Editor MRO
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Anthony Spaulding

SVP Technical Engine Services & Programs and Chief Services Officer
Willis Lease Finance Corporation
Speaker

Mitch Weinberg

President
International Aircraft Associates
Speaker

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Wednesday, April 26
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Wednesday, April 26, 11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Wednesday, April 26
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Wednesday, April 26, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Wednesday, April 26
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Session Number:  14
  • Wednesday, April 26, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
MROs, airlines and OEMs are investing in technologies to enable paperless operations and record keeping.   These technologies are designed to increase execution efficiency and compliance.  In addition, advances in data analytics are providing increased opportunities for application of predictive maintenance methods and technologies.  This session explores the benefits and challenges...
Speakers
Steve Bogie

Director, Operations IT Systems
Air Canada
Speaker

John Maggiore

Director, Maintenance and Leasing Solutions
Boeing
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  11
  • Wednesday, April 26, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
This session will delve into holistic approaches to support and manage the entire lifecycle of the component, engine or aircraft. Explore options, challenges, opportunities and proven tactics to determine integrated, comprehensive MRO strategies from entry-into-service to current fleet performance optimization and ultimately, mature fleet retirements.
Speakers
Johann Bordais

SVP Global Services & Support
Embraer
Speaker

Martin Friis-Petersen

MD
MTU Maintenance Lease Services B.V.
Speaker

Rob Higby

CEO
TurbineAero, Inc.
Moderator

David Lewis

Chief Technical Officer
AJW Group
Speaker

Lewis Prebble

SVP Customers, Americas
Rolls-Royce
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  13
  • Wednesday, April 26, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Innovative technology, such as robotics, 3D printing, drones, virtual reality and more, is transforming today’s MRO processes. Hear directly from the creators of these advanced, emerging technologies on their impact, benefits and challenges. Will they improve or hinder existing aviation maintenance methods and operations? What will define new technology as...
Speakers
Bob Eardley

Senior Director, Innovation and Operations
Air Canada
Speaker

James Kornberg

Director Engineering and Maintenance Innovation
AFI KLM E&M
Speaker

Raj Singh

Managing Director
JetBlue Technology Ventures
Speaker

Klaus Sonnenleiter

CEO
Luftronix, Inc.
Speaker

Rick Stine

President, Military & Components
StandardAero
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  12
  • Wednesday, April 26, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
A panel of regulators will deliberate on regulatory and jurisdiction trends impacting MRO and the major issues in the North America region. They will address transparency among regulators, operations and service providers and industry experts will discuss SMS and SAS becoming an absolute requirement, the responsibility of the airline and...
Speakers
Gregg Brown

Senior Director Quality Assurance
Southwest Airlines
Speaker

Steve Douglas

VP
CAVOK (former FAA Aircraft Maintenance Division Manager)
Moderator

Christopher Julius

MD Regulatory Affairs
American Airlines
Speaker

Chris Markou

Head, Operational Cost Management
IATA
Speaker

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Wednesday, April 26
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Session Number:  18
  • Wednesday, April 26, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
What is the potential operational value for the armed forces of the move to “big data?” How can the military services take advantage of this shift and can they really get there? Challenges are complicate and many.
Speakers
Fred Cleveland

Managing Director, US Transportation & Logistics
PwC
Moderator

Maj Gen Cedric George

Deputy Director, Resource Integration, A4 Logistics Transformation Lead & CIO
USAF
Speaker

Pamela Valdez

Director, Derivative Fleet Support & Sustainment
Boeing
Speaker

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Wednesday, April 26
12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Wednesday, April 26, 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

Wednesday, April 26
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Wednesday, April 26, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Wednesday, April 26
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Sponsored by:   Honeywell
  • Session Number:  35
  • Wednesday, April 26, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Complimentary briefing! Open to all attendees of MRO Americas. Documenting inspection and maintenance checklists is typically inefficient because technicians have to enter their observations as a separate step from the inspection process.  Honeywell Vocollect™ voice technology’s “Hands-Free, Eyes-Free™” combined process helps elevate documentation and compliance to levels never before attainable. Featuring...

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Wednesday, April 26
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Sponsored by:  
  • Session Number:  15
  • Wednesday, April 26, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
The operational and technical leadership of American Airlines will provide an in-depth overview of the carrier’s fleet status, what’s new in tech-ops, major and upcoming projects, challenges and issues facing its supply chain. ** Presentation follow-up discussions will take place in a side room.
Speakers
Craig Barton

VP Technical Services
American Airlines
Speaker

John Beavers

VP Training, Engineering and Quality
American Airlines
Speaker

Craig Harry

Managing Director, Supply Chain
American Airlines
Speaker

David Seymour

SVP Integrated Operations
American Airlines
Speaker

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Wednesday, April 26
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Sponsored by:   Realization
  • Session Number:  36
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Complimentary briefings! These briefings are open to all attendees of MRO Americas. Realization will present the principles of global optimization and how to apply them across the entire maintenance value chain, from line maintenance to supply chain management. TAP M&E will share how they have used these principles to improve fleet...

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Wednesday, April 26
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Session Number:  20
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
How well is Performance Based Logistics (PBL) working for the Army? Is it cost-effective? Is there a difference in how well PBLs work across different rotorcraft platforms such as Apache, Blackhawk, Lakota and Chinook? Does it help or hinder to have more 3rd party component suppliers involved versus relying on...

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Wednesday, April 26
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Wednesday, April 26
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Sponsored by:  
  • Session Number:  16
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
The operational and technical leadership of UPS Airlines will provide an in-depth overview of the carrier’s fleet status, what’s new in tech-ops, major and upcoming projects, challenges and issues facing its supply chain. ** Presentation follow-up discussions will take place in a side room.
Speakers
Ron Albertsen

Vice-President Finance and Accounting
UPS Airlines
Speaker

Ed Geers

VP Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering
UPS Airlines
Speaker

Brad Schwandt

Director of Maintenance
UPS Airlines
Speaker

Ed Walton

Director of Engineering
UPS Airlines
Speaker

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Wednesday, April 26
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Session Number:  21
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
As the defense sustainment supply chain becomes more commercialized does risk increase?  How are MROs supporting the supply chain? What are the best strategies for dealing with parts for older aircraft that are no longer manufactured and too expensive to rebuild?  We’ll ask an airline MRO, a third party MRO...
Speakers
Jack Arehart

President, MRO Services
Delta Air Lines
Speaker

Brig Gen Steven Bleymaier

Commander, Ogden Air Logistics Complex
Hill AFB
Speaker

Nick Gross

SVP, Government Programs
AAR
Moderator

Frank Washburn

SES, Director 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, Air Force Sustainment Center
Tinker Air Force Base
Speaker

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Wednesday, April 26
3:15 PM - 3:20 PM

  • Wednesday, April 26, 3:15 PM - 3:20 PM

Wednesday, April 26
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM

  • Session Number:  29
  • Wednesday, April 26, 3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
Complimentary session! This session is open to all attendees of MRO Americas. Industry studies predict over 600,000 new aviation maintenance technicians worldwide are needed in the next 20 years just for the commercial transport segment. Cultivation of new mechanics begins early, with critical outreach in K-12 schools followed by adequate capacity...
Speakers
Mike Arata

MD Fleet Engineering
United Airlines
Moderator

Crystal Maguire

Executive Director
Aviation Technician Education Council
Speaker

Mark Thom

Associate Professor, Aeronautical Engineering Technology
Purdue University
Speaker

Mike Walker

Manager, MT Regulatory Approvals & Standards Flight Services Commercial Aviation Services
Boeing
Speaker

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Wednesday, April 26
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Wednesday, April 26, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Wednesday, April 26
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Session Number:  22
  • Wednesday, April 26, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Are the military services making adequate use of the commercial market for MRO services and how does IP or Data Rights play into equation? Commercial industry can offer the military many advantages especially with commercial derivatives. But some companies are reluctant to play if the government can share drawings and...
Speakers
Anthony Albert

Sr Manager, Government Programs
United Technical Operations - SFOUS
Speaker

Karen Botterud

Counsel - Government Contracts
United Airlines
Session Leader

Dave Gillett

VP, Government Programs
AAR
Speaker

Scott Starrett

President
StandardAero Military and Energy
Speaker

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Wednesday, April 26
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Session Number:  23
  • Wednesday, April 26, 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
The threat of cyber-intrusion or attack in defense MRO is real. It can happen directly or through the supply chain. What are the greatest threats and how can the military protect against them.  Which systems and/or processes are most vulnerable? Where do cybersecurity investments need to be placed during the...
Speakers
Daniel Holtzman

SES, Cyber Technical Director, AFMC
Hanscom AFB
Speaker

Jim Regenor

Business Unit Director, Additive Manufacturing & Innovation
Moog, Inc
Speaker

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Thursday, April 27
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

  • Thursday, April 27, 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Registration for MRO Americas will take place at the Orange County Convention Center in Room S220. All attendess must have a badge to enter the exhibit hall or attend conference session. If you have not yet registered, please visit the registration page.

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Thursday, April 27
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Session Number:  24
  • Thursday, April 27, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Using a roundtable format, military MRO & sustainment leadership will lay out their pain points, problems and concerns. Participants will work on the various issues, coming up with their best solutions and thinking for the benefit of the military. In the end, the military leaders will return for a report...
Speakers
Brig Gen Tom Miller

Vice Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command
Tinker Air Force Base
Speaker

CAPT. Charles Stuart

Commanding Officer, Fleet Readiness Center Southeast
US Navy
Speaker

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Thursday, April 27
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

  • Thursday, April 27, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Thursday, April 27
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Session Number:  25
  • Thursday, April 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hear the latest trends on component management and maintenance in terms of stock, financing, configuration, programs, consolidated options and more. How will component MRO strategies change with new generation aircraft?  Featuring an AW “Power Data Blast” – a quick, concise data analysis by Aviation Week Intelligence Network, quantifying the MRO...
Speakers
Tom Covella

Group President
STS Component Solutions
Speaker

Matt Harman

MRO Analyst
Aviation Week Network
Session Leader

Bryan Riffe

Director, Component APU & MOS Engineering
American Airlines
Speaker

Asad Shaikh

Manager, Fleet Planning
Allegiant Air
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  26
  • Thursday, April 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
In this key session we provide a critical update on engine maintenance and entry into service. What has been the impact of fleet development and new generation platforms on MRO? What changes have occurred in engine maintenance requirements and what maintenance options and financial investment opportunities are we seeing in...
Speakers
Bill Dwyer

GM, Engine Services Marketing
GE Aviation
Speaker

Paul Finklestein

Director - Marketing
Pratt & Whitney
Speaker

Raman Ram

Associate Partner
McKinsey & Company
Speaker

Eddo Weijer

VP Engine Transactions
GA Telesis
Speaker

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Thursday, April 27
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Thursday, April 27, 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Thursday, April 27
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Session Number:  27
  • Thursday, April 27, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Make time for this insightful session on next generation aircraft and an update on fleets. What are the implications of an increasingly large presence of next generation aircraft and what impact does this have on maintenance programs and the industry as whole? In this session we address training technicians to...
Speakers
Jim Asker

Executive Editor
Aviation Week
Moderator

Johann Bordais

SVP Global Services & Support
Embraer
Speaker

David Longridge

VP Services Sales
Boeing
Speaker

Joachim Mirabaud

Head of FHS Engineering and Pool Management
Airbus
Speaker

Session details

  • Session Number:  28
  • Thursday, April 27, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
This panel analyzes parts management, industry changes affecting the market, and evolving inventory strategies.  Parts management has become more complex and difficult, and it is critical more than ever to have not only the right part at the right time, but also maximizing on the part as an asset.  How...
Speakers
Dan Hudepohl

Technical Program Manager
Rhinestahl Corporation
Speaker

Mike Kenney

SVP
Universal Asset Management
Speaker

Patrick Markham

VP HPG Technical Services
HEICO Aerospace
Speaker

Deepak Sharma

President International Supply Chain
AAR Corporation
Speaker

Rick Wysong

Director, Transportation and Logistics Advisory
PwC
Moderator

Session details


Thursday, April 27
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

  • Thursday, April 27, 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM