18th Annual Regional & Business Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference Proceedings

This Conference is designed for equipment manufacturers, raw material suppliers, MRO and IT suppliers, aviation marketing and business development professionals and analysts wanting to learn about the latest industry programs. You will hear from experts from both regional and business aircraft and engine manufacturers on industry advancements and achievements.


PROGRAM


Speaker Biographies

NOVEMBER 6, WEDNESDAY


8:30 am-2:30 pm
Tour of Aerospace Facilities - AeroTurbine and Northstar Aerospace. Bus will depart from the Montelucia East Ballroom entrance at 8:30 am and return to the hotel at approximately 2:30 pm. Lunch is included. Registration is required

6:00-7:30 pm
Conference Registration and Cocktail Reception - Alhambra Terrace, spouses invited


NOVEMBER 7, THURSDAY


7:00-8:00 am
Registration - Valencia Foyer, sponsored by Moss Adams
Breakfast - Valencia Lawn, sponsored by BAE Systems

8:00-8:05
Welcome Address and Introduction by Conference Chair
General Session - Valencia Ballroom
Joanna Speed, Managing Director, Conferences

8:05-8:35
REGIONAL AIRLINE ASSOCIATION
Regional Airline Outlook
Roger Cohen, President

8:35-9:10
BOMBARDIER AEROSPACE
Program Update & Market Summary
Gordon Pratt, Director, Q400 Program Strategy

9:10-9:45
MITSUBISHI AIRCRAFT CORPORATION AMERICA
Program Update & Market Summary
Eddie Jaisaree, Regional VP, Sales & Marketing

9:45-10:15
Morning Coffee Break - Valencia Patio

10:15-10:50 SUPERJET INTERNATIONAL
Program Update & Market Summary
John Buckley, VP, Business Development, NA

10:50-11:25
ATR NORTH AMERICA
Program Update & Market Summary
Guillaume Gasparri, President

11:25-12:00 pm
EADS SOGERMA
Building a Strong Relationship with an OEM
Thierry Cloutet, ATR Program Director

Drawing for a PacMin airplane model (must be present to win)

12:15-2:00
Lunch - Valencia Lawn

2:00-2:30
AVITAS 
Regional Market: Values & Market Outlook 
Michael Miller, VP, Valuations & Consulting

2:30-3:00
ROCKWELL COLLINS 
Next Generation Approach Solutions - How Low Can You Go? 
Don Purdy, Director, Business Development

3:00-3:30  
ACSS, AN L-3 COMMUNICATIONS & THALES COMPANY
NextGen Implementation, Impact and Avionics Equipage
Jim Bowers, Product Marketing Manager 

3:30-3:50 
Afternoon Tea Break - Valencia Patio

3:50-4:20 
HONEYWELL AEROSPACE 
Business Jet Market Overview
Ed White, Director, Marketing - Propulsion Systems

4:20-4:50
SAFRAN SNECMA
10 year Market Forecasts for Business Aviation
Alexandre Lang, General Manager, Market Studies & Research, Civil Aviation

4:50-5:25
PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA
Market & Product Update and SpeedNews Business Aviation Survey Results
Jean-Philippe Côté, General Manager, Strategic Planning & Business Development

5:30 
Wrap-up
Joanna Speed

6:30-9:00
Cocktails and Wine, sponsored by CIRCOR Aerospace
Poolside Buffet Dinner at Kasbah Patio, spouses invited


NOVEMBER 8, FRIDAY

7:00-8:00 am
Breakfast - Valencia Lawn, sponsored by BAE Systems

8:00-8:05
Introduction by Conference Chair
General Session - Valencia Ballroom
Joanna Speed

8:05-8:35
BRIAN FOLEY ASSOCIATES
General Aviation Review & Outlook
Brian Foley, President

8:35-9:05
EMBRAER
Program Update & Market Summary
José Ricardo Rego, Senior Manager, Market Strategies - Executive Jets

9:05-9:35
DASSAULT FALCON JET
Program Update & Market Summary
Donald Pointer, Director, Marketing Services & Development

9:35-10:05
GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE
Gulfstream Update
Ben DeBry, Manager, Technical Marketing

10:05-10:25
Morning Coffee Break - Valencia Patio

10:25-10:55
BOEING BUSINESS JETS
Program Update & Market Summary
Charles Colburn, Marketing Director
 
10:55-11:25
BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH GLOBAL RESEARCH
A View from Wall Street
Elizabeth Grenfell, Equity Research, Aerospace & Defense

11:25-11:55
WALSH AVIATION
Regional & Business Jet Update - Where's the Bounce?
John F. Walsh, President

11:55-12:25 pm
ICF-SH&E
Civil Rotorcraft Market Outlook
Peter Zimm, Principal

12:30
Wrap-up
Joanna Speed

Drawing for a PacMin airplane model (must be present to win)

12:45
BBQ Lunch - Valencia Lawn, spouses invited

Speaker Biographies