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Aero-Engines Americas 2021
March 30-31, 2021
Fairmont Dallas,
Dallas, TX, USA

Tuesday, June 29
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, June 29, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Wednesday, June 30
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Wednesday, June 30
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
Speaker
Sarah Zilonis

Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

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Wednesday, June 30
9:10 AM - 9:25 AM


Wednesday, June 30
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
With the world remaining gripped in the throes of the current pandemic, it can be difficult to anticipate the future recovery of the engines’ market. How is the continuation of the crisis affecting the Americas’ engine communities and what can we expect to see from stakeholders in the short, medium...
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Stuart Rubin

Vice President and Managing Director, Aviation
ICF
Speaker

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Wednesday, June 30
10:05 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 10:05 AM - 10:45 AM
The recent crisis has created an undeniable need for flexibility in MRO contracts for OEMs, Third-Party MROs and Operators. Lengthy MRO commitments are being met with hesitation to prevent ties to future obligations that may not be able to be met, and the need to conserve cash remains king, so...
Speakers
Raman Ramanathan

Partner & Consulting Leader, Aerospace & Defense
Ernst & Young
Moderator

Ken Newton

SCM Engine & Lease Mgmt Director
Alaska Airlines
Panelist

Les Cronin

Senior Director of Sales The Americas
MTU Maintenance
Speaker

Sebastian Torhorst

Head of Sales Engine Service – Americas
Lufthansa Technik AG
Speaker

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Wednesday, June 30
10:45 AM - 11:25 AM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 10:45 AM - 11:25 AM

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Wednesday, June 30
11:25 AM - 12:10 PM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 11:25 AM - 12:10 PM
Growing demand in cargo has been good for the passenger-to-freighter (PTF) conversion market. Driven by rising international trade, industrial production recovery and the surge of e-commerce, the expansion of the PTF conversion segment is expected to grow significantly. What does this trend mean for the dynamics in the engines market?...
Speakers
Allan Bachan

Vice President
ICF International
Moderator

Aileen Barton

Director of Services Marketing
GE Aviation
Speaker

Jonathan Swetnam

General Manager
Cargo Aircraft Management, Inc.
Speaker

Les Cronin

Senior Director of Sales The Americas
MTU Maintenance
Speaker

Tay Eng Guan

VP/General Manager
ST Engineering Aerospace Engines
Speaker

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Wednesday, June 30
12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

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Wednesday, June 30
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
A lack of USM in previous years kept the market in the hands of the sellers, but with the increase in retired engine availability and a potential surplus of parts on the market, how has  this changed buying strategies for key players? Are airlines and lessors selling assets to ensure...
Speakers
Mike Stengel

Senior Associate
AeroDynamic Advisory
Moderator

Ramnik Soni

Chief Operating and Financial Officer
Alaris Aerospace Systems
Panelist

Sherry Chaput

Owner and CEO
Avion Trace Group, LLC
Panelist

Rob Grossman

Managing Director, Commercial Serviceable Assets
Pratt & Whitney
Speaker

Tommy Hughes

President and CEO
VAS Aero Services
Speaker

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Wednesday, June 30
2:25 PM - 3:10 PM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 2:25 PM - 3:10 PM
The financial impact of the crisis continues to be felt at every level of the aftermarket industry. Join financial experts as they offer an update to the current standings of the market. Learn  about recent and future changes in mergers & acquisitions, bankruptcies and consolidations. What spread are we seeing...
Speakers
Lee Ann Shay

Executive Editor, MRO & Business Aviation
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Chris Luke

SVP of Leasing
TrueAero
Panelist

Jason Johnson

Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing & Business Development
StandardAero
Speaker

Josh Symanski

AVP Portfolio
Engine Lease Finance
Speaker

Kevin VanDenBerg

SVP, Asset Management
Aero Capital Solutions
Speaker

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Wednesday, June 30
3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

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Wednesday, June 30
3:40 PM - 3:55 PM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 3:40 PM - 3:55 PM
Robotics continue to remain an important talking point in new repair technologies, but how might this impact current MRO repair? Is robotics the standalone future of repair for the aftermarket sector, or are we more likely to see an augmentation of human capabilities?
Speaker
Arjan de Jong

Program Manager, Maintenance Engineering, Management & Technology
NLR - Royal Netherlands Aerospace Centre
Speaker

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Wednesday, June 30
4:00 PM - 4:10 PM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 4:00 PM - 4:10 PM
Previous leasing models of lengthy contracts with high retainers are becoming increasingly unpopular due to the long-term commitment, so what changes are we seeing in the engine leasing community to meet shifting needs? Due to high engine costs, short-term leasing could offer a more attractive commitment to airlines. Through this...
Speaker
Tom Barrett

President & CEO
Engine Lease Finance
Speaker

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Wednesday, June 30
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Successfully digitising the Engine MRO IT networks is becoming a prerequisite to staying ahead in the game. Without the right capabilities, Engine shops will be unable to revolutionise their product offerings and meet the ongoing needs of their customers. Learn from shops who are on the road to digitisation, and...
Speaker
Dr  Vivek Saxena

Managing Director
Advisory Aerospace OSC
Presenter

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Wednesday, June 30
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
A lack of available talent has been an ongoing problem for aviation, and now with the increase  in layoffs, we are seeing grandfathered knowledge leaving the industry at a rapid rate. Ensuring new talent is being channelled into the industry will be key to eventual recovery. How can we make...
Speakers
Mary Wanke

Managing Partner
Aerontii, LLC
Moderator

Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Cam Murphy

President
FEAM Maintenance/Engineering
Speaker

Chris van den Hooven

SVP, Americas
Cathay Pacific Airways
Speaker

Ian Boulton

Director Technology and Platforms – Aerospace and Defense
PTC
Speaker

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Wednesday, June 30
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Speaker
Sarah Zilonis

Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

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Wednesday, June 30
5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

  • Wednesday, June 30, 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

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Thursday, July 01
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Thursday, July 01, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Thursday, July 01
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM

  • Thursday, July 01, 9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
Speaker
Sarah Zilonis

Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

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Thursday, July 01
9:05 AM - 9:20 AM

  • Thursday, July 01, 9:05 AM - 9:20 AM
New, modern powertrain systems ensure aircrafts of the future provide cleaner, safer, more efficient, quieter and freer-moving transportation. In recent months, Honeywell has unveiled a new 1-megawatt turbogenerator and deepened its partnership with motor maker DENSO as it builds a uniquely integrated electric powertrain systems and electric propulsion units to...
Speaker
Taylor Alberstadt

Senior Director of Business Development, Electric/Hybrid-Electric Propulsion
Honeywell
Speaker

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Thursday, July 01
9:20 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Thursday, July 01, 9:20 AM - 10:00 AM
The lower production rates in 2020 and 2021 for the aero engines have continued to challenge the entire supply.  Join manufacturing and supply chain experts as they discuss challenges of all tier levels experiencing liquidity challenges, inventory volatility and talent retention.  Gain insights on the industry dynamics as suppliers deal...
Speakers
George Ferguson

Senior Aerospace, Defense, and Airline Analyst
Bloomberg Intelligence
Moderator

Alex Krutz

Managing Director
Patriot Industrial Partners
Speaker

Bruce Breckenridge

CEO
Enjet Aero
Speaker

Julio Ramirez

V.P. Sales and Customer Support
Global Engine Maintenance, LLC.
Speaker

Maya Raichelson

Vice President, Product Delivery Center Operations
Pratt & Whitney
Speaker

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Thursday, July 01
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM

  • Thursday, July 01, 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
While the aircraft engine market is expected to recover from the effects of Covid-19, Engine MROs need to prepare for more shop visits with pressure to cut down costs. In this session we will discuss how Engine MROs can achieve the twin objectives by  delivering faster turnaround (TAT) and optimizing...
Speakers
Manoj Singh

Executive Vice President
Ramco
Moderator

Mark Buongiorno

COO
Tsunami Tsolutions
Speaker

Miguel Garcia Braun

Associate Director
Ramco
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Saravanan Rajarajan

Director
Ramco Systems
Speaker

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Thursday, July 01
10:40 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Thursday, July 01, 10:40 AM - 11:15 AM

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Thursday, July 01
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Thursday, July 01, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
It is clear we will not see a V shaped recovery within aftermarket operations, and many engine shops have had to greatly reduce workforces because of the reduction of shop visits from operators. As time on green-time engines begins to burn off, and overhauls start to become a necessary reality,...
Speakers
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Ana Bidarra

Engine Shop Planning and Control Manager
TAP Portugal
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Caroline Vandedrinck

SVP Business Development
SR Technics
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Ron Moure

SVP – Sales and Customer Service
CTS Engines
Speaker

Russell Shelton

President, Engine Strategy Group
GA Telesis
Speaker

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Thursday, July 01
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Thursday, July 01, 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
The engine supply chain became disrupted during the pandemic. As the industry returns, gone are the days of traditional spreadsheets and business plans. What is this digital “new” normal? How has it changed the way we do business? How do we leverage what we have learned to better prepare for...
Speakers
Erik Goedhart

SVP, Global Head of Aerospace
Kuehne+Nagel
Panelist

Stratton Borchers

President
TrueAero
Panelist

Peter Requa

Sr. Director, Supply Chain Management for Technical Operations
Southwest Airlines
Speaker

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Thursday, July 01
12:45 PM - 12:50 PM

  • Thursday, July 01, 12:45 PM - 12:50 PM
Speaker
Sarah Zilonis

Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

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Thursday, July 01
12:50 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Thursday, July 01, 12:50 PM - 2:00 PM

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