April 9 - 11, 2019
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Tuesday, April 09
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Tuesday, April 09, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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Tuesday, April 09
8:20 AM - 8:30 AM

  • Session Number:  101/201
  • Tuesday, April 09, 8:20 AM - 8:30 AM
Speakers:
Ed Hazelwood

Editor-In-Chief Conferences
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

Greg Hamilton

President
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 09
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

  • Tuesday, April 09, 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Speaker:
Leo Warmuth

Managing Director, Aircraft Engineering & Technical Planning
FedEx
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 09
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Tuesday, April 09, 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM
Speakers:
Ed Bastian

CEO
Delta Air Lines
Speaker

Joe Anselmo

Editor-In-Chief
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 09
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Tuesday, April 09, 9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Speakers:
Greg Hamilton

President
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

Lee Ann Shay

Executive Editor, MRO & Business Aviation
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

Leo Warmuth

Managing Director, Aircraft Engineering & Technical Planning
FedEx
Speaker

Robert Ireland

Managing Director, Engineering & Maintenance
Airlines for America (A4A)
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 09
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Session Number:  102/202
  • Tuesday, April 09, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Back by popular demand, leading aviation experts analyze the status and trends of the MRO and aviation industries, including challenges and opportunities for the future.
Speakers:
Dave Marcontell

GM
Oliver Wyman / CAVOK
Speaker

Kevin Michaels

Managing Director
AeroDynamic Advisory
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 09
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Tuesday, April 09, 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

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Tuesday, April 09
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Session Number:  103/203
  • Tuesday, April 09, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where will you invest the money and time efficiencies you can gain from the Big Data outcomes you’ll learn in this session? Outcomes such as improved quality, maintenance efficiency, shorter TATs, lower costs and increased safety. Leaders in this emerging field share insights, outcomes and measurable business returns from Big...
Speakers:
Anne Brachet

EVP
Air France- KLM Engineering/MRO
Speaker

Dawen Nozdryn-Plotnicki

Director, Analytics Solutions
Boeing Global Services
Speaker

Eva Azoulay

VP, Engine Services
Pratt & Whitney
Speaker

Ghislaine Doukhan

EVP
Safran Analytics
Speaker

Lee Ann Shay

Executive Editor, MRO & Business Aviation
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Valerie Manning

SVP, Customer Support
Airbus
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 09
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Tuesday, April 09, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Tuesday, April 09
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Session Number:  205
  • Tuesday, April 09, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
We will take a detailed look at the defense logistics and maintenance marketplace both in the U.S. and internationally. We’ll cover the hard numbers and examine the trends, issues and strategies being implemented across the spectrum.
Speakers:
Brig Gen John Kubinec

Commander, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex
USAF
Speaker

Dr. Fred Cleveland

Managing Director, Operations, Transportation and Logistics
PwC
Moderator

John Johns

CEO
Gryphon Defense Group
Speaker

Michael Tint

Sr. Manager, Defense Research & Analytics
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

Tim Matthews

(RADM Ret.) VP F-35 Sustainment Operations
Lockheed Martin
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 09
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Session Number:  206
  • Tuesday, April 09, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Anticipating issues before they happen can save the military significant money. Predictive logistics creates the capability for Condition-Based Maintenance (CBM.) With the use of sensors on critical parts, data and analytics make it possible for predict logistics requirements, predict parts needs, predict utilization rates, and more. Data is at the...
Speakers:
Col. Robert Jackson

Chief Mobility Aircraft Division, Air Mobility Command
USAF
Speaker

Dawen Nozdryn-Plotnicki

Director, Analytics Solutions
Boeing Global Services
Moderator

Debbie Naguy

Head Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Product Support Engineering Division
USAF
Speaker

Dennis D’Angelo

Executive Director, Air Force Sustainment Center
Tinker AFB
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 09
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Session Number:  207
  • Tuesday, April 09, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
The average age of US Air Force aircraft has spiked to 27 years this decade. The increasing age of the Air Force fleet has a direct impact on readiness and mission-capable rates. Examples include about half of all B-1s and B-2s being grounded at any given time. Readiness declines also...
Speakers:
Alex Ledesma

Military Business Director
HEICO Defense
Moderator

CAPT Chris Janke (USN Ret)

Govt. Relations & Sales Manager
Ontic
Speaker

Kurt Vogel

GM Military & Govt. Program
Delta TechOps
Speaker

Lt. Gen. Warren Berry

Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection
USAF
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  407
  • Tuesday, April 09, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Complimentary session! This session is open to all attendees of MRO Americas. Every day, digital innovations propel the aviation industry forward. As these new, intelligent technologies are implemented, the industry is also working hard to validate the technology and build consumer trust. This panel will cover the many ways digital advancements...
Speakers:
Ahmad Zamany

VP Technical Operations
Copa Airlines
Speaker

Justin Keppy

VP, Aftermarket Strategy & Growth
Collins Aerospace
Speaker

Shiv Trisal

Associate Director, Aftermarket Digital Strategy, Aftermarket Services
Collins Aerospace
Moderator

Thomas Carroll

Flight Operations
Delta Air Lines
Speaker

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Wednesday, April 10
8:00 AM - 5:15 PM

  • Wednesday, April 10, 8:00 AM - 5:15 PM

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Wednesday, April 10
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

  • Session Number:  110/210
  • Wednesday, April 10, 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

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Wednesday, April 10
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Wednesday, April 10, 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM
MRO decision makers from leading airlines address the most pressing challenges and issues they are facing in an evolving MRO landscape: How serious is the workforce shortage in MRO and what are the airlines doing to address it? What strategies are the airlines using to attract and retain talent? Where do they see...
Speakers:
Abdol Moabery

President and CEO
GA Telesis
Moderator

Colin Donohoe

Director, Heavy Maintenance and Business Partner Relations
JetBlue
Speaker

Jack Arehart

President, MRO Services
Delta Air Lines
Speaker

Maarten Koopmans

Vice President Component Service
KLM E&M
Speaker

Robert Ireland

Managing Director, Engineering & Maintenance
Airlines for America (A4A)
Speaker

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Wednesday, April 10
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Wednesday, April 10, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Speaker:
Ken Watson

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Materiel Readiness
Keynote

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Wednesday, April 10
9:30 AM - 5:15 PM

  • Wednesday, April 10, 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM

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Wednesday, April 10
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Session Number:  213
  • Wednesday, April 10, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Software is defining the capabilities of weapons systems and is growing exponentially. For example, 90% of the avionics requirements for the F-35 rely on software. New lines of code to existing hardware create advances and new capabilities. Software upgrades and maintenance are now required at the depot as a “core...
Speakers:
Dr. John Seel

Distinguished Engineer for Warfare Systems Software
NAVSEA
Speaker

Jim Sutton

Director Global Strategy & Relations
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Speaker

Michael Jennings

Group Director
76 Software Maintenance Group
Speaker

Michael Mclendon


Software Engineering Institute
Moderator

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Wednesday, April 10
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Session Number:  417
  • Wednesday, April 10, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Complimentary session! This session is open to all attendees of MRO Americas.​ AI-powered predictive and prescriptive maintenance solutions are revolutionizing aerospace maintenance operations—leaving behind the preventative maintenance paradigm and instead enabling “as needed” maintenance. Cognitive solutions analyze sensor data to flag anomalous operating states and identify impending failures long before they occur....
Speaker:
Jim Fitzgerald

VP, Aerospace & Defense
SparkCognition
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  217
  • Wednesday, April 10, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Dealing with the pre-planned and the unexpected. “Parts is parts” as the expression goes, but while the mechanics of the logistics process may be similar to what FedEx and UPS does globally, the requirements are often different and more intricate. Security, regulations, and in theater conditions mount significant challenges. How...
Speakers:
Jeffrey Allen

Director Landing Gear PBL
AAR Corp.
Speaker

Maj. Gen. Allan Day

Director of Logistics, Civil Engineering, Force Protection and Nuclear Integration
Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command
Speaker

Mark Buongiorno

COO
Tsunami Tsolutions
Moderator

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Wednesday, April 10
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Session Number:  119
  • Wednesday, April 10, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker:
Rémi Maillard

Head of services by Airbus
Airbus
Keynote

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Wednesday, April 10
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Wednesday, April 10, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

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Wednesday, April 10
1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Session Number:  220
  • Wednesday, April 10, 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM
Additive Manufacturing is disruptive. While it is currently in a learning and process improvement stage it is fully expected that the way aircraft engines are designed and maintained will change substantially. Additive, or 3D printing as it is called, simplifies systems, reduces supply chain costs and accelerates design innovation. In...
Speakers:
Carol Howitz

President
Logistics Officer Association
Moderator

Chris Saldana

Additive Lead
Georgia Institute of Technology
Speaker

Mark Shaw

Additive Leader
GE Additive
Speaker

Paula Hay

Executive Director, Additive Design and Manufacturing
Collins Aerospace
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  420
  • Wednesday, April 10, 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM
Complimentary session! This session is open to all attendees of MRO Americas. Hosted by Capgemini. Innovations follow a common lifecycle pattern – from visionary hype to difficult disillusionment to value-added productivity. Likewise, organizations follow adoption patterns of early visionaries, pragmatists, conservative followers and laggard skeptics. Capgemini presents its 2019 industry survey results on...
Speakers:
David Doyle

VP Business Development, Innovation Management and Product Development
Lufthansa Technik
Speaker

Gary Hammes

VP Engineering and Quality
Delta TechOps
Speaker

Michael Wm. Denis

Principal
Capgemini
Session Leader

Mike Fleming

VP Commercial Services
Boeing Global Services
Speaker

Norman Baker

SVP Digital Transformation Customer Services
Airbus
Speaker

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Wednesday, April 10
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Session Number:  221
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
In a desire to improve performance and cost of future programs the military aircraft industry is embracing Digital MRO. This will be done by the capture of data throughout a product's lifecycle, from design all the way through to MRO and then through detailed analysis. It incorporates the concepts of...
Speakers:
Dennis D’Angelo

Executive Director, Air Force Sustainment Center
Tinker AFB
Speaker

Jim Fitzgerald

VP, Aerospace & Defense
SparkCognition
Speaker

Lorenzo Marandola

President
M1 Composites Technology
Moderator

Steve Trimble

Defense Editor
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Timothy Abbott

Manager, Digital Transformation Technology
Moog, Inc.
Speaker

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Thursday, April 11
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Thursday, April 11, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Thursday, April 11
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Thursday, April 11, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Thursday, April 11
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

  • Thursday, April 11, 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

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