Aerospace Manufacturing Conference Proceedings

APRIL 9 - TUESDAY

7:00-8:00 am
Registration - Cypress Foyer, sponsored by ATI
Breakfast - Live Oak, sponsored by Kuehne + Nagel

8:00-8:05
Introduction and Welcome Address - Cypress Dogwood
Joanna Speed, Managing Director - Conferences

8:05-8:35
BOEING SOUTH CAROLINA - Opening Address
Jack Jones, VP & General Manager, South Carolina 

8:35-9:05
DELOITTE LLP - Global Aerospace Manufacturing Outlook
Tom Captain, Principal & Vice Chairman, Global & U.S. A&D Sector Leader

9:05-9:35 
KENNAMETAL - Art to Part: Aerospace Supply Chain Productivity
John VanKirk, VP, Aerospace & Defense

9:35-10:05
PRATT & WHITNEY - Ramping Up for PurePower® GTF™ Production 
Joe Sylvestro, VP, Manufacturing Operations 

10:05-10:30
Coffee Break - Gazebo, sponsored by RTI International Metals

10:30-11:00
ICF SH&E - US Aerospace Manufacturing Onshoring: Hype or Reality?
Peter Zimm, Principal 

11:00-11:30
DELTA SIGMA COMPANY - Aircraft Assembly Automation for Places that Can't be Automated
Roger Richardson, Director, Business Development

11:30-12:00 pm
KUEHNE + NAGEL - The Breakthrough in Production Logistics
Erik Goedhart, SVP - Aerospace

12:00-1:15 
Lunch - Live Oak, sponsored by The University of South Carolina and SCRA
Luncheon Keynote: The Honorable Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina

1:15-2:05 
PANEL: Aerospace Manufacturing Platform: South Carolina
Moderated by Henry L. Taylor, Brig. General, USAF (Ret.), VP, Global Business Development
Charleston Regional Development Alliance
SC DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE - Robert M. Hitt, III, Secretary of Commerce
SC DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION - John V. Walsh, Deputy Secretary for Engineering
BOEING SOUTH CAROLINA - Jack Jones, VP & General Manager 
READYSC - Susan Pretulak, VP, Economic Development & Workforce Competitiveness
Questions and Discussions

2:05-2:55 
PANEL: Aerospace Advanced Materials
Moderated by Joseph E. Fritz, VP, Research & Operations, Lucintel
ALCOA AEROSPACE - Tony Morales, Global Marketing Director, Aerospace & Defense
SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS: Jignesh Amin, Marketing Manager
LMI AEROSPACE - Brian Coxon, General Manager (INTEC) & Director of Research (LMI)
McNAIR CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA - Prof. Zafer Gürdal, Director & Chair Holder
Questions and Discussions

2:55-3:25
ALBANY ENGINEERED COMPOSITES - The Importance of Partnering to the Successful Implementation of Next Generation Composites Technology in Aircraft Engines            
Brian CoffenberrySVP, Business Development, Research & Technology

3:25-3:50  
Afternoon Tea Break - Gazebo, sponsored by RTI International Metals

3:50-4:40
PANEL: New Processes and Innovations in Material Manufacturing
Moderated by Dr. Denise R. Rutherford, VP & General Manager, 3M Aerospace
ATI - Patrick Howell, Director, Airframe Programs
RTI INTERNATIONAL METALS - David Hall, SVP, Integrated Value Chain
CLICKBOND - speaker invited
CYRIL BATH COMPANY - Martin W. Moffat, VP, Sales & Marketing
Questions and Discussions

4:40-5:10  
MAKINO - Machining Titanium and the Impact of New Technology 
Mark W. Larson, Manager, Titanium Process Development

5:15
Wrap-up 
Joanna Speed, SpeedNews Conferences

5:30-7:00 pm 
Closing Reception - Market Street Circle, sponsored by Charleston Regional Development Alliance
Drawing for a Boeing 787 PacMin aircraft model (must be present to win)

APRIL 10 - WEDNESDAY

7:00-8:00 am 
Breakfast - The Charleston Grill - sponsored by Federated Precision, Inc.

7:30-8:00 
Aerospace Tours Registration, The Charleston Grill
Registration sponsored by ATI

8:00 
Depart for Tours - Charleston Place Hotel (main entrance)
Transportation sponsored by Crosspoint - Charleston's Industrial Park for Aerospace

8:30-10:00 
VENTURE AEROBEARINGS

10:15-11:45 pm 
BOEING INTERIORS RESPONSIBILITY CENTER 

12:15-1:45 
Lunch - The Golf Club at Wescott Plantation; Special Guest: Mayor Keith Summey, City of North Charleston

2:15-3:45 
TIGHITCO

4:00 pm 
Return - Charleston Place Hotel