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MRO Americas 2020
Dallas

September 1-3, 2020

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Tuesday, September 01
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Session Number:  101
  • Tuesday, September 01, 1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Speakers
Greg Hamilton

President
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

Jacqueline Smith

Senior Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

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Tuesday, September 01
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Session Number:  101
  • Tuesday, September 01, 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM
Join Aviation Week Network and Airlines For America as we kick off MRO Americas 2020 by counting down the Top 10 MRO Moments from the past 25 years!
Speakers
Robert Ireland

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

Lee Ann Shay

Chief Editor MRO
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

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Tuesday, September 01
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Session Number:  101
  • Tuesday, September 01, 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Speakers
Robert Ireland

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

Lee Ann Shay

Chief Editor MRO
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

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Tuesday, September 01
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Session Number:  101
  • Tuesday, September 01, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Speakers
Lee Ann Shay

Chief Editor MRO
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Jeff Martin

Chief Operating Officer
WestJet
Speaker

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Tuesday, September 01
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Tuesday, September 01, 2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

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Tuesday, September 01
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Session Number:  102
  • Tuesday, September 01, 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

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Tuesday, September 01
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
  • Session Number:  103
  • Tuesday, September 01, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Paperwork. It’s maddening, isn’t it? And yet, we can’t seem to get away from it when we are buying and selling aircraft parts. In this session, we will talk about some of the current industry efforts intended to ease your paperwork burden through standardization, and the use of electronic media....
Speakers
Jason Dickstein

General Counsel
Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA)
Moderator

Jason Reed

President of Component Solutions Group
GA Telesis, LLC
Speaker

Brent Webb

President & CEO
Aircraft Inventory Management Services
Speaker

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Tuesday, September 01
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
  • Session Number:  102
  • Tuesday, September 01, 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

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Tuesday, September 01
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
  • Session Number:  102
  • Tuesday, September 01, 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

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Wednesday, September 02
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Session Number:  106
  • Wednesday, September 02, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Leading aviation industry experts discuss the outlook for MRO demand, critical market trends and their corresponding implications for airlines, OEMs, and independent MROs. Topics run the spectrum from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 737 MAX re-entry into service, and airline restructuring.  Particular focus will be on the near-term...
Speakers
Jonathan Berger

Managing Director
Alton Aviation Consultancy
Speaker

Kevin Michaels

Managing Director
AeroDynamic Advisory
Speaker

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Wednesday, September 02
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Session Number:  107
  • Wednesday, September 02, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
The novel coronavirus pandemic and worldwide fallout has brought a thriving and growing aviation industry to its knees, crippling air transport markets and producing a crisis of global proportions. What can the industry realistically expect in the coming days and what role will MROs, OEMs, fuel companies, and financial institutions...

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Wednesday, September 02
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Wednesday, September 02, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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Wednesday, September 02
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Session Number:  108
  • Wednesday, September 02, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker
John Holmes

President & CEO
AAR
Keynote

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Wednesday, September 02
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Session Number:  110
  • Wednesday, September 02, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
While the aviation industry has weathered downturns in the past, none can compare with the unprecedented scale and depth of the crisis that the market is currently facing.  Amidst the prolonged uncertainty of the COVID-19 crisis, suppliers must be able to respond to variable demand in the market. What steps...

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  • Session Number:  111
  • Wednesday, September 02, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
It’s the issue everyone wants to talk about, and no one can seem to agree on. Join us for a lively debate on data ownership and bring your best arguments - audience interaction encouraged!
Speakers
Steve Hampson

Director Advanced Solutions
Guidehouse
Speaker

Don Wafer

VP Operations
Challenger Aerospace Systems
Speaker

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Wednesday, September 02
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Session Number:  112
  • Wednesday, September 02, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Aviation Week Network sits down with the world’s leading jet engine makers to discuss the global market in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic as well as aging fleets and how new regulatory changes are driving competition and affecting their bottom line.
Speakers
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Paul Finklestein

Director - Marketing
Pratt & Whitney
Speaker

Chuck Jackson

Executive Director of Services, Regional Engines & Services
GE Aviation
Speaker

Jamie Sismey

Regional Marketing Executive – Americas
Rolls-Royce Plc
Speaker

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Wednesday, September 02
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
  • Session Number:  115
  • Wednesday, September 02, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
The aviation landscape is changing at a breakneck pace and with that comes new opportunities. Learn more about business opportunities that also responsibly address environmental and technological challenges.

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  • Session Number:  114
  • Wednesday, September 02, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

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Thursday, September 03
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Session Number:  118
  • Thursday, September 03, 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Speakers
Doug Parker

CEO
American Airlines
Speaker

Lee Ann Shay

Chief Editor MRO
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

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Thursday, September 03
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Session Number:  119
  • Thursday, September 03, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Under the backdrop of a changing industry, Oliver Wyman’s MRO Survey 2020 examines the biggest disruptors for the MRO sector, including significant talent challenges and opportunities the industry faces in the next decade. This session goes on to further explore talent attraction, retention and development. It includes a focus on...
Speakers
Brian Prentice

Partner, Aviation and Aerospace
Oliver Wyman/Cavok
Moderator

Abby Bried

Past President
International Aviation Women's Association (IAWA)
Speaker

Terry Stone

Managing Partner - Global Heath & Life Science
Oliver Wyman
Speaker

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Thursday, September 03
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Session Number:  420
  • Thursday, September 03, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Complimentary session! This session is open to all attendees of MRO Americas. MROs today still have broad IT portfolios - often dated to 90s -  working to create efficiencies within their operations. Maintenance efficiency, high quality, improved delivery schedules, and efficient production control are all required attributes of operations today and...

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  • Session Number:  120
  • Thursday, September 03, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker
Jason Dickstein

General Counsel
Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA)
Moderator

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Thursday, September 03
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, September 03, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Thursday, September 03
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Session Number:  123
  • Thursday, September 03, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Many of the world’s largest airlines are using an MRO IT platform originally developed over 30 years ago. What are the benefits of modernization? What are the risks? At what point and  criteria does it make sense to modernize a tried and proven MRO IT system?
Speakers
Peter Conrardy

Senior Director, Aftermarket Digital Services, Aftermarket Services
Collins Aerospace
Speaker

Jim Gross

Chief Information Officer
AAR
Speaker

Scott Helmer

President, Aerospace & Defense
IFS
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  122
  • Thursday, September 03, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

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Thursday, September 03
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Session Number:  126
  • Thursday, September 03, 2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
As Integrated Aircraft Health Management (IAHM) systems expand, the more important two-way data sharing becomes to ensure there is alignment on what initial indications drove maintenance actions and why at the airplane level, component assembly level and piece part level. Panelists sit down to discuss the need for a more...
Speaker
Richard Brown

Managing Director
NAVEO Consultancy
Moderator

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  • Session Number:  125
  • Thursday, September 03, 2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
“We’re going digital.” Great - but what does that really mean? This session covers the full lifecycle of the digital ecosystem from start to finish. Who is involved? How does it all connect? By the end of this session you will be an expert on the circle of digital life.
Speakers
Dr  Vivek Saxena

Managing Director
Advisory Aerospace OSC
Moderator

Rahul Ghai

Chief Digital Officer
AAR
Speaker

Karine Lavoie-Tremblay

Associate Director, Engine Health
Pratt & Whitney
Speaker

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Thursday, September 03
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Session Number:  133
  • Thursday, September 03, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
From re-thinking supply chain strategies to finding new opportunities where they did not exist before, panelists take a hard look at the long-lasting effects of the past year on the aviation industry and where we go from here.

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