33rd Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference
2018 Final Agenda


The agenda for the 33rd Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference will be available in December of 2018. In the meantime, please refer to the agenda for the Conference held in March of 2018.


Speaker Biographies


MARCH 12 - MONDAY


6:30 PM
Registration - Beverly Wilshire's Rodeo Terrace, Wilshire Wing Mezzanine, sponsored by CIRCOR Aerospace
6:30-8:00
Welcome Cocktails (spouses/partners invited) - Le Grand Trianon


MARCH 13 - TUESDAY

8:00-9:00 AM
Registration - The Grand Ballroom Foyer, sponsored by CIRCOR Aerospace
Breakfast - The Grand Ballroom Foyer

9:00-9:05
Introduction and Welcome Address - The Grand Ballroom
Joanna Speed, Managing Director, A&D and SpeedNews Conferences

9:05-9:35
AVIATION CAPITAL GROUP
A View From a Global Lessor
Steven C. Udvar-Hazy, Senior Vice President, OEM Relations & Market Development

9:35-10:05
UNITED AIRLINES
A View From an Airline
Tom Doxey, Vice President & CFO-Operations

10:05-10:35
Morning Coffee Break - The Grand Ballroom

10:35-11:05
PANEL: OEM STRATEGY AND MARKET DEVELOPMENTS
Session One: Moderated by Jerrold T. Lundquist, Managing Director, The Lundquist Group
AIRBUS - Simon F. Pickup, Director, Marketing Operations - Americas
BOEING COMMERCIAL AIRPLANES - Jim Haas, Director, Product Marketing
Discussions and Questions

11:05-11:20
Refresher Break

11:20-12:05 PM
PANEL: OEM STRATEGY AND MARKET DEVELOPMENTS
Session Two: Moderated by Jerrold T. Lundquist, Managing Director, The Lundquist Group
BOMBARDIER COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT - Ross Mitchell, Vice President, Commercial Operations
EMBRAER - Victor Vieira dos Santos, Head, Market Strategy - Commercial Aviation
MITSUBISHI AIRCRAFT CORPORATION AMERICA - Gordon Preston, Vice President, Marketing
Discussions and Questions

12:15
Fourth Annual Gilbert W. Speed Award, presented by Greg Hamilton, President, Aviation Week Network

12:30-2:00
Lunch - Le Grand Trianon, Wilshire Wing Mezzanine, sponsored by CFM International

2:00-3:00
PANEL: AERO ENGINE OUTLOOK AND MARKET DEVELOPMENTS
Moderated by Guy Norris, Senior Editor, Aviation Week Network
BERNSTEIN - Douglas S. Harned, Managing Director
CFM INTERNATIONAL - William H. Brown, Marketing Manager, Commercial Engines
PRATT & WHITNEY - Paul Finklestein, Vice President, Product Marketing
ROLLS-ROYCE - Peter Johnston, Head of Marketing
Discussions and Questions

3:00-3:30
Afternoon Tea Break, The Grand Ballroom

3:30-4:00
AERODYNAMIC ADVISORY
Brainiacs: Outlook for Avionics Suppliers
Dr. Kevin Michaels, Managing Director

4:00-4:45
PANEL: INTELLIGENT AIRCRAFT - THE INTEGRATION OF SENSOR TECHNOLOGY AND AIRCRAFT CONNECTIVITY
Moderated by Jonathan Berger, Managing Director, Alton Aviation Consultancy
DELTA TECHOPS - Sonny Stern, Vice President, Sales - MRO Services
TELEDYNE CONTROLS - Marshall Dormire, Vice President, Business Development & Strategy
UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS - Dr. Thomas G. Wiegele, Senior Fellow, Intelligent Systems
Discussions and Questions

4:45-4:55
Refresher Break

4:55-5:45
PANEL: THE BEST M&A OPPORTUNITIES IN COMMERCIAL AVIATION
Moderated by Michael Richter, Managing Director, Global Head of A&D Investment Banking Group, Lazard
ALDERMAN & COMPANY - William H. Alderman, President
CSP ASSOCIATES - Dr. Brad M. Meslin, Senior Managing Director
THE MCLEAN GROUP - R. John. Stack, Managing Director & Aerospace Practice Leader
Discussions and Questions

5:45
Wrap-up
Joanna Speed

6:00-7:00
Cocktail Hour (spouses invited) - Beverly Wilshire’s Rodeo Terrace, sponsored by the State of Alabama
7:15-9:15
Dinner at Spago; Your invitation to be shown at door (spouses invited) - Spago is within walking distance of the Beverly Wilshire - Champagne & Wine sponsored by Exostar


MARCH 14 - WEDNESDAY

7:30-8:30
Breakfast - The Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:30-9:00
AVITAS
The Four Ways Aviation May See The Bubble Deflate
Dr. Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President, Consulting

9:00-9:30
BANK OF AMERICA - MERRILL LYNCH GLOBAL RESEARCH
A View From Wall Street
Dr. Ronald J. Epstein, Managing Director, A&D Global Research

9:30-10:00
AVENTURE AVIATION
EXIM Bank: A Win-Win Solution for Suppliers and Our Economy
Zaheer Faruqi, President

10:00-10:30
Morning Coffee Break, The Grand Ballroom

10:30-11:00
AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION AND DELIVERY FORECASTS
Session One: Moderated by Steve Costley, Managing Editor, SpeedNews
AIRBUS - Andrew Gordon, Director, Strategic Marketing & Analysis
BOEING COMMERCIAL AIRPLANES - Wendy R. Sowers, Director, Product Forecasting
PRATT & WHITNEY - Al Wang, Senior Manager, Forecasting & Market Planning

11:00-11:15
Refresher Break

11:15-11:45
AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION AND DELIVERY FORECASTS
Session Two: Moderated by Steve Costley, Managing Editor, SpeedNews
ROLLS-ROYCE - Jonathan A. D. Barron, Market Analyst, Civil Aerospace
HONEYWELL AEROSPACE - Jeremiah Herrman, Senior Manager, Market Analysis - Air Transport & Regional
DVB BANK - Gijsbertus (Bert) van Leeuwen, Managing Director, Aviation Research

11:45-12:45 PM
Discussions and Questions: Sessions One & Two

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

2:30-3:00
FORTUNE AVIATION SERVICES
Up, Up and Away: Freighter Market Experiencing Unprecedented Growth
Stephen J. Fortune, Principal

3:00-3:45
PANEL: A TIER 1 VIEW: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
Moderated by Dr. Kevin Michaels, Managing Director, AeroDynamic Advisory
BOEING - Janene Collins, Director, Sourcing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes Supply Chain
EATON - Nanda Kumar, President, Aerospace Group
PARKER AEROSPACE - Guy Martin, Group Vice President, Operations
Discussions and Questions

3:45-4:15
Afternoon Tea Break, The Grand Ballroom

4:15-5:15
PANEL: BOEING AND AIRBUS PRODUCT STRATEGIES: WHAT IS NEXT?
Moderated by George T. Ferguson, Senior Analyst, A&D and Airlines, Bloomberg Intelligence
AERODYNAMIC ADVISORY - Dr. Kevin Michaels, Managing Director
AVOLON - Jim Morrison, Vice President, Aircraft Evaluation
THE LUNDQUIST GROUP - Jerrold T. Lundquist, Managing Director
WALSH AVIATION - John F. Walsh, President
Discussions and Questions

5:15
Wrap-up
Joanna Speed

5:15-7:00
Closing Reception (spouses invited) - The Grand Ballroom Foyer
Drawing for PacMin aircraft models (must be present to win)