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February 7-9, 2023
Hyatt Regency Dallas
TX, USA

Tuesday, February 07
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday, February 07:  8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tracks: 
Tuesday, February 07
9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Tuesday, February 07:  9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
Speaker
Tom Broughton
Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
Tracks: 
Tuesday, February 07
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Tuesday, February 07:  9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A detailed look at the economic direction of the Americas, considering key factors driving the engines market including GDP, air traffic demand, inflation, currency, oil prices and interest rates. Tied into an assessment of airline financials and performances, asset performance and valuation trends as we enter 2023....

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    Speaker
    John Mowry
    Managing Director
    Alton Aviation Consultancy
    Tracks: 
    Tuesday, February 07
    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
    • Tuesday, February 07:  10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
    Following on immediately from the forecast session and the assessment of key economic drivers, what is the analysis from the panel on the day-to-day impact to the engine leasing market? How are these factors keeping specific aircraft and engines in the air for longer and bringing some out of retirement?...

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      Speaker
      George Ferguson
      Senior Analyst Aerospace/Defense & Airlines
      Bloomberg Intelligence
      Moderator
      Ginger Hughes
      Managing Director & Partner
      Seabury Securities
      Speaker
      John White
      VP Commercial Finance
      AerFin
      Speaker
      Karin Burns
      Head of Marketing, Commercial Engines & Services
      GE Aerospace
      Speaker
      Thomas Frey
      Senior Director, Fleet & Fuel
      Sun Country Airlines
      Tracks: 
      Tuesday, February 07
      10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
      • Tuesday, February 07:  10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
      Tracks: 
      Tuesday, February 07
      11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
      • Tuesday, February 07:  11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
      Speaker
      Ken Barone
      Director, Fleet Asset Management
      Southwest Airlines
      Tracks: 
      Tuesday, February 07
      11:55 AM - 12:40 PM
      • Tuesday, February 07:  11:55 AM - 12:40 PM
      A look into the factors behind engine fleet management. Get access to the decision-making process behind purchasing, leasing and lease type. This discussion will tie these factors into the outlook for narrowbody and widebody fleets, as well as key considerations around sustainability. Furthermore, the panel will consider how spare engine...

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        Speaker
        Danilo Colombo
        VP Technical
        SGI Aviation
        Moderator
        Ivan Graydon
        CTO
        SES Ltd
        Speaker
        Shakira Ramos
        Associate Director, Product Marketing
        Pratt & Whitney
        Speaker
        William Abbott
        Senior Director, Powerplant Programs
        Southwest Airlines
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        Tuesday, February 07
        12:40 PM - 2:00 PM
        • Tuesday, February 07:  12:40 PM - 2:00 PM
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        Tuesday, February 07
        2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
        • Tuesday, February 07:  2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
        Global supply chain challenges and increased turn-around-times are impacting all parts of the market. How are engine lessors working with partners to maintain flexibly and restore availability of assets? What are the changes to business models, and market offerings that have arisen in the wake of the pandemic, and what is...

          Session details

          Speaker
          Alun Roberts
          Head Of Engine Leasing Business
          FTAI Aviation
          Speaker
          Chris Nye
          Director of Business Development, Americas
          GA Telesis, LLC
          Moderator
          Raman Ramanathan
          Partner - Americas Aerospace & Defense Leader
          Ernst & Young
          Speaker
          Stratton Borchers
          President
          TrueAero
          Speaker
          Wasim Akhtar
          Director of Engines
          AJW Group
          Tracks: 
          Tuesday, February 07
          2:50 PM - 3:30 PM
          • Tuesday, February 07:  2:50 PM - 3:30 PM
          How do appraisers see the changing market? What are the key factors influencing asset valuations? This panel will look at these questions in the context of a changeable leasing and inflationary environment....

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            Moderator
            Bryson Monteleone
            Senior Advisor, Aviation Finance Advisory Services
            PwC
            Speaker
            Rikard de Jounge
            VP, Asset Valuation
            AVITAS
            Speaker
            Sam Sherratt
            AVP, Investment Analytics
            Willis Lease Finance Corporation
            Speaker
            Stuart Rubin
            VP and Managing Director, Aviation
            ICF
            Tracks: 
            Tuesday, February 07
            3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
            • Tuesday, February 07:  3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
            Tracks: 
            Tuesday, February 07
            4:15 PM - 4:40 PM
            • Tuesday, February 07:  4:15 PM - 4:40 PM
            Speaker
            Al Wood
            CEO
            Aquila Air Capital
            Moderator
            Lee Ann Shay
            Executive Editor, Business Aviation & MRO
            Aviation Week Network
            Tracks: 
            Tuesday, February 07
            4:45 PM - 5:25 PM
            • Tuesday, February 07:  4:45 PM - 5:25 PM
            As the reality of commercially operating advanced air mobility vehicles draws closer, how are these assets viewed? Where and when do stakeholders see the ROI? What will lease agreements look like for vehicles and powerplants, how will this differ from existing contracts? ...

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              Speaker
              Edward Espiritu
              Senior Manager, United Airlines Ventures and Corporate Development
              United Airlines
              Speaker
              Ken Newton
              SCM Engine & Lease Mgmt Director
              Alaska Airlines
              Moderator
              Lee Ann Shay
              Executive Editor, Business Aviation & MRO
              Aviation Week Network
              Speaker
              Sergio Cecutta
              Partner
              SMG Consulting
              Tracks: 
              Tuesday, February 07
              5:25 PM - 5:30 PM
              • Tuesday, February 07:  5:25 PM - 5:30 PM
              Speaker
              Tom Broughton
              Conference Producer
              Aviation Week Network
              Tracks: 
              Tuesday, February 07
              6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
              • Tuesday, February 07:  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
              Tracks: 
              Wednesday, February 08
              8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
              • Wednesday, February 08:  8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
              Tracks: 
              Wednesday, February 08
              9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
              • Wednesday, February 08:  9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
              Tracks: 
              Wednesday, February 08
              9:10 AM - 9:40 AM
              • Wednesday, February 08:  9:10 AM - 9:40 AM
              As the world’s largest airline and largest operator of Airbus A320 family aircraft, what is American Airlines doing in the aero-engine space and where are they headed? Learn more about adapting to a post-pandemic operating environment, sustainability, supplier and sourcing strategies and fortifying the future of the industry....

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                Speaker
                Mark Miner
                VP Technical Services
                American Airlines
                Tracks: 
                Wednesday, February 08
                9:40 AM - 10:10 AM
                • Wednesday, February 08:  9:40 AM - 10:10 AM
                Get the facts and understand what the data means as you hear expert analysis on the current outlook for the market and critical trends. The post-pandemic world saw the creation of altered market dynamics with new opportunities along with labor shortages, supply chain issues, and uneven recoveries around the globe....

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                  Speaker
                  Brian Kough
                  Senior Director, Forecasts & Aerospace Insights
                  Aviation Week Network
                  Tracks: 
                  Wednesday, February 08
                  10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
                  • Wednesday, February 08:  10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
                  Following on from forecast data, how are engine OEMs effectively ramping up their supply chains, to keep pace with production targets from Boeing and Airbus? What will be the impact of heightened production on the aftermarket and legacy products? What kind of ecosystem approach is required, to ensure a balance...

                    Session details

                    Moderator
                    Guy Norris
                    Senior Editor
                    Aviation Week Network
                    Speaker
                    Mike Stengel
                    Senior Associate
                    AeroDynamic Advisory
                    Speaker
                    Richard Brown
                    Managing Director
                    NAVEO Consultancy
                    Speaker
                    Sean Broderick
                    Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor
                    Aviation Week Network
                    Tracks: 
                    Wednesday, February 08
                    11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
                    Wednesday, February 08
                    11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
                    • Wednesday, February 08:  11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
                    Building on the previous conversation on production rates. What strategies are MROs using to develop capacity for next-generation engines, whilst maintaining legacy capacity? How does the panel see the aftermarket developing in the coming years? How will roles differ between OEM service centers and independent MROs, both inside and outside...

                      Session details

                      Speaker
                      Bo Lump
                      VP Business Development, Americas
                      SR Technics
                      Speaker
                      Les Cronin
                      VP Marketing & Sales, USA
                      MTU Maintenance
                      Speaker
                      Max Allen
                      VP & GM
                      StandardAero
                      Speaker
                      Penny Jacob
                      VP, Commercial
                      Delta TechOps Services Group
                      Moderator
                      Sean Broderick
                      Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor
                      Aviation Week Network
                      Tracks: 
                      Wednesday, February 08
                      12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
                      • Wednesday, February 08:  12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
                      Tracks: 
                      Wednesday, February 08
                      1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
                      • Wednesday, February 08:  1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
                      Every player in the Engine MRO industry wants more customer centricity, more efficient operations, more profitability, more stability etc. However, when it comes to achieving those targets, there are significant challenges. Fewer qualified technicians, fewer reliable supply chain partners and strained resources. The question that arises: can ‘more’ coexist with...

                        Session details

                        Speaker
                        Jim Andrews
                        VP & General Manager
                        Lockheed Martin Commercial Engine Solutions
                        Speaker
                        Julio Ramirez
                        V.P. Sales and Customer Support
                        Global Engine Maintenance, LLC.
                        Speaker
                        Manoj K Singh
                        President
                        Ramco Systems Corporation
                        Moderator
                        Mark S. Schulz
                        Founder
                        #DigitalAircraft
                        Tracks: 
                        Wednesday, February 08
                        2:20 PM - 3:00 PM
                        • Wednesday, February 08:  2:20 PM - 3:00 PM
                        Across the aftermarket, how can industry enable efficient data connectivity and sharing to benefit all parties? Across engine manuals, health monitoring, work scoping and inventory tracking, data usage and sharing remains compartmentalised and non-standardized. What must be done differently to ensure digital capabilities can be capitalized on by all parties?...

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                          Speaker
                          Jim Berberet
                          President
                          Triumph Product Support
                          Speaker
                          Kevin Beach
                          VP Technology Operations
                          Tsunami Tsolutions
                          Moderator
                          Richard Brown
                          Managing Director
                          NAVEO Consultancy
                          Tracks: 
                          Wednesday, February 08
                          3:05 PM - 3:30 PM
                          • Wednesday, February 08:  3:05 PM - 3:30 PM
                          Engine stands, as well as container modules and other engine transportation equipment are valuable assets. Yet, in a fragile supply-chain environment, they are often misplaced, lost or broken and in general under-utilized. Global Smart Stand Management using IOT with Distributed Ledger Technology can provide real-time and accurate availability data allowing...

                            Session details

                            Speaker
                            Marcelo Riso
                            Global Aerospace Product Manager
                            Kuehne + Nagel
                            Speaker
                            Todd Siena
                            Founder & CEO
                            Block Aero Technologies Holdings
                            Tracks: 
                            Wednesday, February 08
                            3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
                            Wednesday, February 08
                            4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
                            • Wednesday, February 08:  4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
                            ESG discussions are often centred around airlines and OEMs, but what progress must the MRO community make in this area? From reducing the carbon footprint of operations and assessing the impact of a global supply chain, where can improvements be made? Will ESG credentials be a key differentiating factor for...

                              Session details

                              Speaker
                              Geraldine Barnuevo
                              VP Sustainability
                              GE Aerospace
                              Speaker
                              Jim Clarke
                              EVP Global Engine Support
                              HAECO Americas
                              Speaker
                              Matthias Düllmann
                              CFO
                              SR Technics
                              Moderator
                              Sam Sargent
                              Transportation & Services Principal
                              Oliver Wyman
                              Speaker
                              Vesa Paukkeri
                              CEO
                              CTS Engines
                              Tracks: 
                              Wednesday, February 08
                              4:50 PM - 5:30 PM
                              • Wednesday, February 08:  4:50 PM - 5:30 PM
                              Workforce building and retention remains a critical challenge for the engine MRO community. Looking beyond schemes such as relocation packages, bonuses, and career acceleration, what are the long-term strategies to educate, recruit and retain a diverse pool of talent? What continual efforts must industry commit to, to tackle the image...

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                                Moderator
                                Alan Phelan
                                Founder & CEO, APTN.aero
                                Head of Engine Trading, AFG.aero
                                Speaker
                                Brian O'Driscoll
                                Founder & CEO
                                Sky 7 Horizons
                                Speaker
                                Dan O’Keefe
                                Human Resources & Facilities Manager
                                MTU Maintenance
                                Tracks: 
                                Wednesday, February 08
                                5:30 PM - 5:35 PM
                                • Wednesday, February 08:  5:30 PM - 5:35 PM
                                Tracks: 
                                Wednesday, February 08
                                5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
                                • Wednesday, February 08:  5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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                                Thursday, February 09
                                8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
                                • Thursday, February 09:  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
                                Tracks: 
                                Thursday, February 09
                                9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
                                • Thursday, February 09:  9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
                                Speaker
                                Tom Broughton
                                Conference Producer
                                Aviation Week Network
                                Tracks: 
                                Thursday, February 09
                                9:05 AM - 9:55 AM
                                • Thursday, February 09:  9:05 AM - 9:55 AM
                                We are all painfully aware of the critical issues facing the supply chain. It is essential to build long term health and resilience into the system, from raw material suppliers up to tier 1s and OEMs. This session will discuss what must be done differently to ensure long term resilience...

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                                  Speaker
                                  Alex Krutz
                                  Managing Director
                                  Patriot Industrial Partners
                                  Speaker
                                  Ana Bidarra
                                  Engine Shop Planning and Control Manager
                                  TAP Portugal
                                  Speaker
                                  Horacio Repetto
                                  GEAM General Manager
                                  GE Aerospace
                                  Speaker
                                  Hunter Edens
                                  Head of Commercial
                                  Setna iO
                                  Moderator
                                  Ian Taylor
                                  VP Repair Sales
                                  MB Aerospace
                                  Tracks: 
                                  Thursday, February 09
                                  10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
                                  • Thursday, February 09:  10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
                                  Considering constraints on USM, tied in with retirement projections. How do the panel see the used materials market evolving through 2023? How are these constraints impacting engine build and maintenance philosophies?...

                                    Session details

                                    Speaker
                                    Carl Glover
                                    VP Sales & Marketing Americas
                                    AAR Corp
                                    Speaker
                                    Michael Lotzin
                                    Head of Surplus Management & Alternative Material Solutions Engines
                                    Lufthansa Technik
                                    Moderator
                                    Piyush Bansal
                                    Senior Manager
                                    ICF
                                    Speaker
                                    Robert Grossman
                                    Managing Director, Commercial Serviceable Assets
                                    Pratt & Whitney
                                    Speaker
                                    Robert Suhs
                                    VP Global Sales
                                    ILS
                                    Tracks: 
                                    Thursday, February 09
                                    10:45 AM - 11:20 AM
                                    Thursday, February 09
                                    11:20 AM - 12:05 PM
                                    • Thursday, February 09:  11:20 AM - 12:05 PM
                                    What trends are being observed in airline RFPs to MROs? How is that pattern changing and why? Is there a movement towards shorter term arrangements and increased flexibility? What mechanisms at play to avoid costly full overhauls? And what are operator views on USM, DER and PMA entering agreements, specifically...

                                      Session details

                                      Moderator
                                      Jonathan Berger
                                      Managing Director
                                      Alton Aviation Consultancy
                                      Speaker
                                      Mandy Gower
                                      CCO
                                      CTS Engines
                                      Speaker
                                      Sam Hammoud
                                      Head of the Module Factory
                                      FTAI Aviation
                                      Speaker
                                      Sean Thomas
                                      Senior Manager, Engine Shop Planning
                                      United Airlines
                                      Speaker
                                      Sebastian Torhorst
                                      Head of Sales Engine Services, Americas
                                      Lufthansa Technik
                                      Tracks: 
                                      Thursday, February 09
                                      12:10 PM - 1:00 PM
                                      • Thursday, February 09:  12:10 PM - 1:00 PM
                                      Have Green-time engines reached their peak, or will the retirements continue to supply the market with this SV avoidance tool? Are airlines shifting focus back on repair of engines for longer time-on-wing requirements and spares management?...

                                        Session details

                                        Speaker
                                        Anthony Spaulding
                                        EVP
                                        Magellan Aviation Group
                                        Speaker
                                        Dimitrios Ladas
                                        Director Engine Maintenance
                                        Air Canada / Regional Airlines
                                        Moderator
                                        Lee Ann Shay
                                        Executive Editor, Business Aviation & MRO
                                        Aviation Week Network
                                        Speaker
                                        Matt Jackson
                                        VP, Technical
                                        Aero Capital Solutions
                                        Speaker
                                        Sloane Churchill
                                        Manager, Asset Valuations
                                        MBA Aviaition
                                        Tracks: 
                                        Thursday, February 09
                                        1:00 PM - 1:05 PM
                                        • Thursday, February 09:  1:00 PM - 1:05 PM
                                        Speaker
                                        Tom Broughton
                                        Conference Producer
                                        Aviation Week Network
                                        Tracks: 
                                        Thursday, February 09
                                        1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
                                        • Thursday, February 09:  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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