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Monday, February 03
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Monday, February 03, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Tuesday, February 04
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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Tuesday, February 04
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
Speaker
Hannah Bonnett

Events Content Director
Aviation Week Network
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Tuesday, February 04
9:10 AM - 9:40 AM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM
Assessing the macroeconomic conditions and the impact of recent mergers and acquisitions in the engines market Commentary on the future of the engine MRO market, values, demand and cost expectations Considering fuel prices, supply chain challenges, economic climate and other key trends and influences
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Tom Cooper

Vice President
Oliver Wyman
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Tuesday, February 04
9:40 AM - 10:20 AM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 9:40 AM - 10:20 AM
In the economic upturn we have seen an increasing number of new companies get capital and buy used aircraft and engines for part out in a sustained supercycle. Demand has been larger than supply allowing for more market players, resulting in margins being under pressure and stakeholders taking higher risks....
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Mike Stengel

Senior Associate
AeroDynamic Advisory
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Tuesday, February 04
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
MRO demand and the volume and growth of shop visits is outstripping current capacity and causing a reduction in available MRO – what is the reason for these capacity constraints? Does the industry need a new model? Assessing the issues associated with facilities, people shortages, repair and USM, How can...
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Mark Ebanks

Chief Commercial Officer
AeroThrust
Moderator

Ana Bidarra

Engine Shop Planning Manager
TAP Maintenance & Engineering
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Bill Correll

President and CEO
CFM Materials
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Les Cronin

Senior Director of Sales, The Americas
MTU Maintenance
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Carl Glover

VP Sales & Marketing
AAR Corporation
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Nick Varner

Senior Manager – Outsourced Engine Programs
United Airlines
Panelist

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Tuesday, February 04
11:10 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 11:10 AM - 11:45 AM

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Tuesday, February 04
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
 Current strategies, issues and long-term outlook Expectations for product lifecycle and value and next generation outlook Thoughts on disruptive technologies, industry 4.0, additive manufacturing and new engine designs: What development projects are of interest for investment and why? An update on repair technology for the new platforms
Speakers
Piyush Bansal

Senior Manager
ICF
Moderator

Bill Dwyer

General Manager, Services Marketing
GE Aviation
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Nigel Sainsbury

Customer Support Director – MRO
Airbus
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Jamie Sismey

Regional Marketing Executive – Americas
Rolls-Royce Plc
Panelist

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Tuesday, February 04
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
 We are observing massive supply and demand issues in a complex and tight supply chain – how can suppliers and operators navigate this more successfully? Why is there a misalignment between the cost of engine material repairs and how it relates to the market value of that engine material? Mature engines are...
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Sherry Chaput

CEO
Avion Trace Group
Moderator

Ambalik Agarwal

SVP Business Development
Aerospace Asset Trading India 
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James Bennett

Director of Sales and Marketing
AerFin
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Rudy Bryce

General Manager, Material and TrueChoice Transition
GE Aviation Materials
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Marcelo Riso

Global Aerospace Product Manager
Kuehne + Nagel International
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Ramnik Soni

Chief Operating Officer
Alaris Aerospace Systems
Panelist

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Tuesday, February 04
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Tuesday, February 04
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
What risk analysis is conducted on new technology and fleet introduction in terms of cost considerations and reliability factors? Are airlines investing in older platforms as more reliable than new ones and why? Advanced technology has great benefits but doesn’t mean lower maintenance costs – how can airlines manage this and what factors must be considered? 
Speakers
Dr. Fred Cleveland

Managing Director, Operations, Transportation and Logistics
PwC
Moderator

William Abbott

Director of Engine Vendor Programmes
United Airlines
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Muhammad Asif

Deputy Chief Engineer
Pakistan International Airlines
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Ken Newton

Director of Supply Chain Operations
Alaska Airlines
Panelist

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Tuesday, February 04
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
What are the implications and benefits of predictive maintenance, aircraft health monitoring and increasingly sophisticated engines and data analytics?   Will MROs be able to use existing technology on new platforms?   Will there be synergies in repair between the new and old platforms or will the existing equipment need to be thrown out necessitating large investment...
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Cliff Topham

SVP
Werner Aero Services
Moderator

Richard Dupuis

Applications Engineering Specialist
Gastops
Panelist

Darryl Maraj

Senior Vice President, Digital Strategy
GA Telesis
Panelist

Peter Mirabello

President & CEO
Metal Finishing Technologies
Panelist

Soma Sekhar Vedantam

CEO
TrackIT
Panelist

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Tuesday, February 04
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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Tuesday, February 04
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Understanding this technology for older engines versus the next generation of engines - how can it improve processes, production, delivery and cost? How can it be used for MROs and what are the opportunities and possible competitive advantages? How can AM help with reliability, meeting demand and solving supplier challenges?...
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Chris Markou

Head, Operational Cost Management
IATA
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  • Tuesday, February 04, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
New engines require a different type of maintenance approach in terms of shop visits, manhours and maintenance approach - what does this mean for MROs in terms of suppliers, training and capacity? Newer engines have more closed MRO networks – how will this change in the future and what changes do we...
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Marc Wilken

Senior Director Product Sales and Engine Lease
Lufthansa Technik
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Tuesday, February 04
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Understanding this technology for older engines versus the next generation of engines - how can it improve processes, production, delivery and cost? How can it be used for MROs and what are the opportunities and possible competitive advantages? How can AM help with reliability, meeting demand and solving supplier challenges?...
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Franziska Maschoski

Head of Sales - Additive Manufacturing
Trumpf
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  • Tuesday, February 04, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
We have seen huge growth and new investors in this ‘easy to finance’ sector: Is there too much capital? Comparison of investment choices in newer vs older platforms and the reasons them: Are lessors investing in more semi-old platforms as they have better returns? Is there a difference in investment between short-haul...
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Sean Broderick

Senior Managing Editor, MRO
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Muhammad Asif

Deputy Chief Engineer
Pakistan International Airlines
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Alain Berube

Chief Operating Officer
RegionalOne
Panelist

Tony Kondo

Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Head of Trading
SMBC Aero Engine Lease
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Bob Matson

Vice President, Technical Services & Engine Programs
Willis Lease Finance Corporation
Panelist

Abdol Moabery

President and CEO
GA Telesis
Panelist

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Tuesday, February 04
5:15 PM - 5:20 PM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 5:15 PM - 5:20 PM

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Tuesday, February 04
5:15 PM - 7:15 PM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

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Wednesday, February 05
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Wednesday, February 05, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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Wednesday, February 05
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
  • Wednesday, February 05, 9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
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Hannah Bonnett

Events Content Director
Aviation Week Network
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Wednesday, February 05
9:05 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Wednesday, February 05, 9:05 AM - 9:30 AM
We have recently seen huge challenges in delivering new aircraft and engines: are we rushing new technology to market before it is ready? What lessons have been learned from these problems and delays? Recent entry-into-service challenges and unscheduled maintenance on some of the newer engines has meant unexpected workload and higher unscheduled removals than anticipated –...
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Doug Ramey

Director of Sales and Marketing
GKN Aerospace
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Wednesday, February 05
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
  • Wednesday, February 05, 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Join this session to consider specific technologies and how they will change the market. Electrification of aircraft and engines: What are the issues with really bringing this technology into reality and how might it impact current business? Is the hybrid/electric engine technology the future or just hype? How can Artificial...
Speakers
Vivek Saxena

Managing Director
Advisory Aerospace OSC
Moderator

Brent H. Baker

Senior VP, Worldwide Federal Aerospace and Defence
PTC
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Dr  Erik Novak

Senior Director Business Development
4D Technology Corporation
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Christopher Rospenda

Global Transportation Leader
IBM Watson IoT
Panelist

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Wednesday, February 05
10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
  • Wednesday, February 05, 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM

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Wednesday, February 05
10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
  • Wednesday, February 05, 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
After high expectations and hopes for increased opportunities for independent MROs, what has been the reality and actual implications of the agreement? Has anything changed in practice and what are the MROs thoughts and feedback? How do the different engine types compare? Are there more opportunities for PMA/DER as a...
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Bill Dwyer

General Manager, Services Marketing
GE Aviation
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Wednesday, February 05
11:10 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Wednesday, February 05, 11:10 AM - 11:45 AM
What is the real footprint of engine business worldwide? What are the capabilities of new global facilities and test cells and where do we repair the engine? Is there a discrepancy between the large number of engines flying and capacity of repairs? There have not been any new engine shops...
Speaker
Ilyas Kraouti

Senior Product Manager
CRMA Aero Repair (AFI/KLM)
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Wednesday, February 05
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Wednesday, February 05, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
The widebody market is in decline and there is an increasing number of narrowbodies on longer routes: what are our expectations going forward and how is this impacting the engine business? Will engines stay on wing longer? Will there be a lower number of new engine deliveries because of this?...
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George Ferguson

BI Analyst
Bloomberg
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Wednesday, February 05
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
  • Wednesday, February 05, 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

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Wednesday, February 05
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Wednesday, February 05, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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Wednesday, February 05
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday, February 05, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
On behalf of the stellar team at AeroThrust, we are delighted to invite esteemed the Aero-Engines Americas attendees for a tour and light reception at our comprehensive facility in Miami. At the conclusion of the conference, we will host delegates at our newly renovated repair facilities and operations where we...

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