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

Showing: Tracks = Aero Engines, ELTF
Wednesday, January 26
9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
  • Wednesday, January 26:  9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Wednesday, January 26
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday, January 26:  9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Wednesday, January 26
10:20 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Wednesday, January 26:  10:20 AM - 10:30 AM
Speaker
Tom Broughton
Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
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Wednesday, January 26
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Wednesday, January 26:  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
What is the economic picture across The Americas? Does a US domestic flight recovery inspire confidence for the wider region? Assessing revenue passenger kilometres across the region; what is the current picture? Taking stock of ‘the new normal’, what level of confidence and travel will we see in 2022?...

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    Speaker
    John Mowry
    Managing Director
    Alton Aviation Consultancy
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    Wednesday, January 26
    11:05 AM - 11:50 AM
    • Wednesday, January 26:  11:05 AM - 11:50 AM
    Looking back at previous exogenous shocks of 9/11 and the 2007/8 financial crisis, what did the leasing community learn this time around? Were there any mistakes repeated and what innovative solutions emerged to aid the recovery? What lessons should we take forward? Looking further ahead, what will the impact of...

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      Speaker
      David Lee
      Managing Director, Economic & Market Research
      Airlines for America
      Speaker
      George Ferguson
      Senior Analyst Aerospace/Defense & Airlines
      Bloomberg Intelligence
      Speaker
      Marjan Riggi
      Senior Managing Director, Aviation, Transportation, and Commercial Finance
      Kroll Bond Rating Agency
      Moderator
      Mike Stengel
      Senior Associate
      AeroDynamic Advisory
      Speaker
      Reid Antonacchio
      Director, Sales Banks & Lessors, Americas
      Lufthansa Technik
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      Wednesday, January 26
      11:55 AM - 12:15 PM
      • Wednesday, January 26:  11:55 AM - 12:15 PM
      Speaker
      Lee Ann Shay
      Executive Editor, MRO & Business Aviation
      Aviation Week Network
      Speaker
      Ron Baur
      President
      Azorra Aviation
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      Wednesday, January 26
      12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
      • Wednesday, January 26:  12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
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      Wednesday, January 26
      1:30 PM - 2:10 PM
      • Wednesday, January 26:  1:30 PM - 2:10 PM
      What green time engine strategies can we expect to see from operators in the coming months? Which engines will be in demand? Which parts and engines are anticipated to be in short supply? What do the airlines need? Can partners provide support by offering more flexible and tailored solutions, how...

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        Speaker
        Carl Glover
        VP Sales & Marketing, Americas
        AAR Aviation Services Group
        Moderator
        Derek Costanza
        Partner
        Oliver Wyman
        Speaker
        Mark Yerger
        SVP Technical Operations
        FedEx Express
        Speaker
        Tommy Hughes
        President and CEO
        VAS Aero Services
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        Wednesday, January 26
        2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
        • Wednesday, January 26:  2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
        Breaking down the key lease structures, what are the driving forces behind the different arrangements? How can operators better understand this side of the business, to encourage better transactions and more flexibility? Does the post-covid recovery provide an opportunity to revisit more innovative and boutique leasing arrangements?...

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          Speaker
          Chris Luke
          SVP of Leasing
          TrueAero
          Speaker
          Danilo Horninck
          Engine Fleet Manager
          Azul Brazilian Airlines
          Speaker
          Geoffrey Alexander
          Managing Partner
          Flight Lease
          Speaker
          Les Cronin
          VP Marketing & Sales, USA
          MTU Maintenance
          Moderator
          Richard Furey
          Partner
          Holland & Knight LLP
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          Wednesday, January 26
          3:00 PM - 3:40 PM
          • Wednesday, January 26:  3:00 PM - 3:40 PM
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          Wednesday, January 26
          3:40 PM - 4:25 PM
          • Wednesday, January 26:  3:40 PM - 4:25 PM
          With the 50% leasing barrier set to be broken in the coming years, what steps must lessors take to meet these funding requirements? Will there be increased reliance on capital markets? How do appraisers see the current climate and what is their perspective on potentially inflated asset values? Looking more...

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            Speaker
            Bryson Monteleone
            Senior Advisor, Aviation Finance Advisory Services
            PwC
            Moderator
            Lee Ann Shay
            Executive Editor, MRO & Business Aviation
            Aviation Week Network
            Speaker
            Nicholas  Pastushan
            Executive Director
            Riveron
            Speaker
            Ronald Epstein
            Managing Director, Aerospace & Defense
            BofA Global Research
            Speaker
            Stuart Rubin
            Vice President and Managing Director, Aviation
            ICF
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            Wednesday, January 26
            4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
            • Wednesday, January 26:  4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
            Reviewing transactions during the last 18 months, what kinds of mid-lease negotiations have had to take place? What lessons have been learned from these discussions? What are the biggest concerns from operators when leasing engines and how can the market help alleviate those concerns? Candidly, what would each party wish...

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              Speaker
              Colin Donohoe
              Director Heavy Maintenance and Business Partner Relations
              JetBlue
              Speaker
              Ken Newton
              SCM Engine & Lease Mgmt Director
              Alaska Airlines
              Moderator
              Kevin VanDenBerg
              SVP, Asset Management
              Aero Capital Solutions
              Speaker
              Sonny Stern
              VP, Sales, Marketing & Contracts
              Delta TechOps Services Group
              Speaker
              Vern Titcomb
              Director – Analytics and Underwriting
              GA Telesis
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              Wednesday, January 26
              5:15 PM - 5:20 PM
              • Wednesday, January 26:  5:15 PM - 5:20 PM
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              Wednesday, January 26
              5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
              • Wednesday, January 26:  5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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              Thursday, January 27
              8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
              • Thursday, January 27:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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              Thursday, January 27
              9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
              • Thursday, January 27:  9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
              Speaker
              Tom Broughton
              Conference Producer
              Aviation Week Network
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              Thursday, January 27
              9:10 AM - 9:35 AM
              • Thursday, January 27:  9:10 AM - 9:35 AM
              Over the course of 2021, millions of workers have left their jobs for a variety of reasons. This recent phenomenon, called "The Great Resignation," poses particular challenges to the recovery of the aviation industry in a post-pandemic world. By its very nature, aviation requires significant investments in time and training of workers...

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                Speaker
                Vesa Paukkeri
                CEO
                CTS Engines
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                Thursday, January 27
                9:40 AM - 10:05 AM
                • Thursday, January 27:  9:40 AM - 10:05 AM
                Speaker
                Brian Kough
                Senior Director, Forecasts & Aerospace Insights
                Aviation Week Network
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                Thursday, January 27
                10:10 AM - 10:55 AM
                • Thursday, January 27:  10:10 AM - 10:55 AM
                Immediately following the forecast, what are the panel’s reactions to the data presented? How do they see fleet recoveries taking shape through 2022 and what will be the most significant drivers of retirements, new engine deliveries and teardowns? What do they feel OEM build rates and expectations will look like?...

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                  Speaker
                  Bob Matson
                  VP, Technical Services & Engine Programs
                  Willis Lease Finance Corporation
                  Speaker
                  Bruce Breckenridge
                  CEO
                  Enjet Aero
                  Speaker
                  Caroline Vandedrinck
                  SVP Business Development
                  SR Technics
                  Moderator
                  Lee Ann Shay
                  Executive Editor, MRO & Business Aviation
                  Aviation Week Network
                  Speaker
                  Raman Ramanathan
                  Partner
                  Ernst & Young
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                  Thursday, January 27
                  10:55 AM - 11:30 AM
                  • Thursday, January 27:  10:55 AM - 11:30 AM
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                  Thursday, January 27
                  11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
                  • Thursday, January 27:  11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
                  With operators generally holding onto assets there is a lot of speculation around pricing and subsequent asset values. With a bow-wave of materials still expected, what will be the impact down the value chain? Many stakeholders are on hold to see which engines come for breakdown and when. What impact,...

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                    Moderator
                    Brian Schmidt
                    North America Practice Team Leader
                    Patriot Industrial Partners
                    Speaker
                    Eric-Jan (EJ) Schmidt
                    Global Head of Marketing
                    ILS
                    Speaker
                    Horacio Repetto
                    GEAM General Manager
                    GE Aviation
                    Speaker
                    Hunter Edens
                    Senior Director Asset Management
                    Aero Capital Solutions
                    Speaker
                    James Bennett
                    Commercial Director
                    AerFin
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                    Thursday, January 27
                    12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
                    • Thursday, January 27:  12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
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                    Thursday, January 27
                    1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
                    • Thursday, January 27:  1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
                    Overhauling aircraft engines is a complex and competitive business involving independent providers, OEMs and airline-owned shops offering in-house and third party services.  The complex nature of the engine teardown, repair and reassembly process lends itself well to computer automation.  This presentation will review the business drivers and priorities for engine...

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                      Speaker
                      Matt Medley
                      Industry Director - A&D Manufacturing
                      IFS
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                      Thursday, January 27
                      2:05 PM - 2:45 PM
                      • Thursday, January 27:  2:05 PM - 2:45 PM
                      There are multiple factors which have the potential to cause bottlenecks in shop visit schedules, but two of the most prevalent are unreliable supply chains and workforce considerations. Taking each of these in turn, what are the strategies and measures that MROs must employ to reduce the disruption to their...

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                        Speaker
                        Aileen Barton
                        Director of Services Marketing
                        GE Aviation
                        Speaker
                        Ana Bidarra
                        Engine Shop Planning and Control Manager
                        TAP Portugal
                        Moderator
                        Angela Garber
                        VP Sales
                        CTS Engines
                        Speaker
                        Frank Haberkamp
                        VP Repair Services
                        MTU Maintenance Hannover GmbH
                        Speaker
                        Tommy Mitchell
                        President
                        iAero Thrust
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                        Thursday, January 27
                        2:50 PM - 3:30 PM
                        • Thursday, January 27:  2:50 PM - 3:30 PM
                        With new engine types coming to the market, what capabilities have MROs invested in to ensure a smooth induction for customers? In hindsight, what lessons can be offered about newer engine types? What, if any, were the operational challenges and entry into service issues? Looking ahead to the next-generation of...

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                          Speaker
                          Julio Ramirez
                          V.P. Sales and Customer Support
                          Global Engine Maintenance, LLC.
                          Moderator
                          Lee Ann Shay
                          Executive Editor, MRO & Business Aviation
                          Aviation Week Network
                          Speaker
                          Sebastian Torhorst
                          Head of Sales Engine Services, Americas
                          Lufthansa Technik
                          Speaker
                          Sonny Stern
                          VP, Sales, Marketing & Contracts
                          Delta TechOps Services Group
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                          Thursday, January 27
                          3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
                          • Thursday, January 27:  3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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                          Thursday, January 27
                          4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
                          • Thursday, January 27:  4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
                          With a broad range of digital products on the market, both third party and in-house, what are the implementation and training considerations for digital products. Ultimately, what can engineers and business leaders do with this data? How can the technology best be harnessed to drive efficiencies and event grow the...

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                            Moderator
                            Christopher Sherman
                            Director
                            Alton Aviation Consultancy
                            Speaker
                            Joseph Galko
                            Director of Professional Services
                            Continuum Applied Technologies
                            Speaker
                            Paula Hay
                            Vice President, Operations Modernization
                            Collins Aerospace
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                            Thursday, January 27
                            4:35 PM - 4:55 PM
                            • Thursday, January 27:  4:35 PM - 4:55 PM
                            What the Aerospace Industry can today to start decarbonizing the engine supply chain – and how much does it cost? What are the available technologies to calculate, reduce, offset and decarbonize your footprint. The latest technology and types of Sustainable Aviation Fuel, it`s availability and costs. ...

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                              Speaker
                              Marcelo Riso
                              Global Aerospace Product Manager
                              Kuehne + Nagel
                              Speaker
                              Peter Mueller
                              Director Air Logistics – Aerospace
                              Kuehne + Nagel
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                              Thursday, January 27
                              5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
                              • Thursday, January 27:  5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
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                              Thursday, January 27
                              5:15 PM - 7:15 PM
                              • Thursday, January 27:  5:15 PM - 7:15 PM
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                              Friday, January 28
                              8:00 AM - 12:45 PM
                              • Friday, January 28:  8:00 AM - 12:45 PM
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                              Friday, January 28
                              9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
                              • Friday, January 28:  9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
                              Speaker
                              Tom Broughton
                              Conference Producer
                              Aviation Week Network
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                              Friday, January 28
                              9:05 AM - 9:25 AM
                              • Friday, January 28:  9:05 AM - 9:25 AM
                              Examining how eVTOL technology brings value in a network model, and how United is paving the way to be an industry leader in innovation ...

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                                Speaker
                                Edward Espiritu
                                Senior Manager, United Airlines Ventures and Corporate Development
                                United Airlines
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                                Friday, January 28
                                9:25 AM - 10:05 AM
                                • Friday, January 28:  9:25 AM - 10:05 AM
                                Looking into the production and infrastructure costs of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), what strategies can be used to meet industry wide emissions targets? Given the state support industry has received throughout the crisis, are there green strings attached? What is the role of state subsidies moving forwards? What is the...

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                                  Speaker
                                  Lisa Newman-Wise
                                  Senior Manager and Chief of Staff, Sustainability & Climate Change
                                  Deloitte
                                  Moderator
                                  Mike McCurdy
                                  Managing Director - Energy Advisory
                                  ICF
                                  Speaker
                                  Sean Bradshaw
                                  Fellow, Sustainable Propulsion
                                  Pratt & Whitney
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                                  Friday, January 28
                                  10:10 AM - 10:50 AM
                                  • Friday, January 28:  10:10 AM - 10:50 AM
                                  With increased pricing pressure on parts, there is growing recovery in the discussion around PMA. What is the view of airlines and lessors on this potential growth area? What is the outlook for upcoming and future generations of engines? From a documentation and standards point of view, how can industry...

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                                    Speaker
                                    Gal Rosenberg
                                    VP Sales & Marketing
                                    Turbine Controls Inc
                                    Moderator
                                    Jim Holmes
                                    President & Owner
                                    Palm Aero Advisors LLC
                                    Speaker
                                    Patrick Markham
                                    Vice President Technical Services
                                    HEICO
                                    Speaker
                                    Rod Sands
                                    VP Engineering & Certification
                                    Jet Parts Engineering
                                    Speaker
                                    Rudy Bryce
                                    President & CEO
                                    CFM Materials
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                                    Friday, January 28
                                    10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
                                    • Friday, January 28:  10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
                                    While the aircraft engine overhaul market is expected to recover from the effects of Covid-19, engine MROs are expected to provide more flexible work scopes, operate more efficiently to reduce turnaround time, and maintain margins. In this session, we will discuss how engine MROs can achieve these goals by leveraging...

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                                      Speaker
                                      Michael Clark
                                      Principal Solution Advisor
                                      Ramco Systems
                                      Speaker
                                      Pierre Carpentier
                                      AVP Digital Technologies & Partnerships
                                      Cyient
                                      Tracks: 
                                      Friday, January 28
                                      11:20 AM - 12:00 PM
                                      • Friday, January 28:  11:20 AM - 12:00 PM
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                                      Friday, January 28
                                      12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
                                      • Friday, January 28:  12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
                                      This time is assigned for round table discussions. Each table will have a moderator and attendees will have time to engage, network, share ideas and learn from eachother. Discussions will run for approximatley thirty minutes and we encourage you to follow up conversations with further networking and business card exchange. Round...

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                                        Discussion Leader
                                        Edward Espiritu
                                        Senior Manager, United Airlines Ventures and Corporate Development
                                        United Airlines
                                        Discussion Leader
                                        Eric-Jan (EJ) Schmidt
                                        Global Head of Marketing
                                        ILS
                                        Discussion Leader
                                        Ian Taylor
                                        VP Repair Sales
                                        MB Aerospace
                                        Discussion Leader
                                        Joseph Galko
                                        Director of Professional Services
                                        Continuum Applied Technologies
                                        Discussion Leader
                                        Les Cronin
                                        VP Marketing & Sales, USA
                                        MTU Maintenance
                                        Discussion Leader
                                        Ron Moure
                                        SVP, Sales and Customer Service
                                        CTS Engines
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                                        Friday, January 28
                                        1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
                                        • Friday, January 28:  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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                                        Friday, January 28
                                        2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
                                        • Friday, January 28:  2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
                                        The team at CTS Engines will host delegates from the conference at their engine MRO facility on the afternoon of Friday 28 January. Buses will depart the hotel at 2pm and arrive back at 5pm. Refreshments will be provided.  Please note registration for the tour is now closed, for more information click...

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