Preliminary Agenda

The Preliminary Agenda for the 11th Annual Aerospace Raw Materials & Manufacturers Supply Chain Conference will be available in December of 2020. In the meantime, please refer to the agenda for the event held in March of 2020.

 

Monday - March 9, 2019

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

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
ARGUS MEDIA
Trade Uncertainty and Tariffs: A Depressed Raw Material Market
Zach Schumacher, Deputy Editor, Argus Metal Prices

11:30-12:05 PM
COLLINS AEROSPACE
Navigating Your Additive Journey
Paula Hay, Vice President, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering & Technology

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
BOEING
Business Environment and Our Material and Parts Supply Chain
Jeff Carpenter, Director, Supply Chain Strategy


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

3:10-4:00
PANEL: COMPOSITE MARKET OUTLOOK AND DEVELOPMENTS
Moderated by Dr. Robert Yancey, Director, Business Development, Hexcel
CHARLES EDWARDS MANAGEMENT CONSULTING - Cliff Collier, Principal   
HEXCEL - Colleen Pritchett, President, Aerospace - Americas

4:00-4:15
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, Chief Executive Officer - North America

5:15
Wrap-up
Joanna Speed
Drawing for PacMin airplane model (must be present to win)

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)