8th Annual Aerospace Raw Materials & Manufacturers Supply Chain Conference
2017 Final Agenda


The preliminary agenda for the 8th Annual Aerospace Raw Materials & Manufacturers Supply Chain Conference will be available in November. In the meantime, please refer to the agenda for the Conference held in March of 2017.


Speaker Biographies

MARCH 13 - MONDAY

8:30-9:30 am
Registration - The Grand Ballroom Foyer, sponsored by Arconic
Breakfast, sponsored by ARIES Manufacturing

9:30-9:35
Introduction and Welcome Address - The Grand Ballroom
Joanna Speed, Managing Director, A&D and SpeedNews Conferences

9:35-10:10
AERODYNAMIC ADVISORY
Opening Address: A Macro View
Dr. Kevin Michaels, Managing Director

10:10-10:40
BOEING
Business Environment and the Supply Chain
John P. Byrne, VP, Procurement, Aircraft Materials & Structures

10:40-11:10
Coffee & Tea Break, The Grand Ballroom Foyer, sponsored by Toray Composites (America), Inc.

11:10-11:45
AIRBUS
Business Environment and the Supply Chain
Nicole Lecca, Senior VP, Material & Part Procurement

11:45-12:05 pm
PANEL: AEROSPACE MATERIALS OUTLOOK AND KEY TRENDS
Moderated by Dr. Kevin Michaels, Managing Director, AeroDynamic Advisory
COUNTERPOINT MARKET INTELLIGENCE - Richard Apps, Director
ICF - Peter Zimm, Principal
SUPPLY DYNAMICS - Trevor Stansbury, Founder & President

12:05-12:45 
Discussions and Questions

1:00-2:30
Lunch - Le Grand Trianon, Wilshire Wing Mezzanine, sponsored by Constellium

2:30-3:00
HENKEL
Aerostructure Applications - A Supply and Demand View
Matthew Stifter, Head of Aerospace

3:00-3:30 SUPPLY DYNAMICS
How Aerospace OEMs Are Leveraging Technology to Manage Materials and Benchmark Pricing Across the Extended Enterprise
Trevor Stansbury, Founder & President

3:30-4:15
Afternoon Tea Break - The Grand Ballroom Foyer, sponsored by Toray Composites (America), Inc.

4:15-5:00
PANEL: HOW COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND PARTS SUPPLIERS ARE MEETING AIRCRAFT OEM COST & QUALITY DEMANDS
Moderated by Kendall Simmonds, Relationship Manager, A&D Group, Wells Fargo
ENCORE COMPOSITE STRUCTURES - Tom McFarland, Chief Executive Officer
TORAY COMPOSITES (AMERICA) - Don Myers, Senior Manager, Aerospace Sales & Marketing
Discussions and Questions

5:00
Wrap-up
Joanna Speed

6:30-8:00
Cocktail Reception - Le Grand Trianon, Wilshire Wing Mezzanine, sponsored by Accurus Aerospace
(In conjunction with SpeedNews’ 31st Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference)