Preliminary Agenda

For information about the 10th Annual Raw Materials & Manufacturers Supply Chain Conference, contact Joanna Speed or call +1-310-857-7691.

 

Monday - March 9, 2019

8:00-9:00 AM
Registration - The Grand Ballroom Foyer, sponsored by Argus Media 
Breakfast, Le Grand Trianon, sponsorship available 

9:00-9:05
Introduction and Welcome Address - The Grand Ballroom
Joanna Speed, Managing Director, A&D and SpeedNews Conferences

9:05-9:40
AERODYNAMIC ADVISORY
Opening Address
Dr. Kevin Michaels, Managing Director

9:40-10:20
AIRBUS
Business Environment and Our Material and Parts Supply Chain
Oliver Dreier, Senior VP, Material & Parts Procurement, Chairman of the Airbus Material Board

10:20-10:50
Morning Coffee Break - The Grand Ballroom Foyer, sponsored by Toray Composite Materials America

10:50-11:30
BOEING
Business Environment and Our Material and Parts Supply Chain
Jeff Carpenter, Director, Supply Chain Strategy

11:30-12:05 PM
ARGUS MEDIA
Trade Uncertainty and Tariffs: A Depressed Raw Material Market
Zach Schumacher, Deputy Editor, Argus Metal Prices

12:15-1:15
Lunch, Le Grand Trianon, sponsored by Constellium

1:30-2:05
HUNTSMAN ADVANCED MATERIALS
The Modern Aerospace Supply Chain: The New Wave of Advanced Material Technologies
Dr. David A. Hatrick, Vice President, Innovation

2:05-2:40
COLLINS AEROSPACE
Navigating Your Additive Journey
Paula J. Hay, Vice President, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Technology

2:40-3:10
Afternoon Tea Break - The Grand Ballroom Foyer, sponsored by Toray Composite Materials America

3:10-4:10
PANEL: COMPOSITE MARKET OUTLOOK AND DEVELOPMENTS
Moderated by Leigh Hudson, Siemens Digital Industries Software, Business Development Executive, Specialized Engineering Solutions
HENKEL - Dr. Ruairí O'Kane, Head, Global Strategy - Aviation, Space & Rail
HEXCEL - Colleen Pritchett, President, Aerospace - Americas
TORAY COMPOSITE MATERIALS AMERICA - Don Myers, Director, Aerospace Sales

4:10-4:15
Refresher Break

4:15-5:10
PANEL: AEROSPACE RAW MATERIALS VIEWPOINT
Moderated by Peter C. Zimm, Principal, Charles Edwards Management Consulting
CONSTELLIUM - Harry Kiskaddon, Global Vice President Sales, Aerospace
PCC METALS GROUP - Molly Carter, Manager, Marketing
THYSSENKRUPP AEROSPACE - Jürgen Funke, Special Projects (former CEO)

5:15
Wrap-up
Joanna Speed

6:00-7:30
Cocktail Reception - Le Grand Trianon, Wilshire Wing Mezzanine, sponsored by City National Bank
(In conjunction with SpeedNews’ Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference)