3rd Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference

Speaker Biographies


8:00-9:00 am
Registration, Marineland Ballroom Foyer, sponsored by Mazak
Breakfast, Marineland Ballroom

Introduction & Welcome Address, Marineland Ballroom
Joanna Speed, Managing Director, A&D Events

Opening Address
Louis Stewart, Deputy Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development

ALLIANCE FOR AMERICAN MANUFACTURING - Restoring Manufacturing Leadership in the A&D Industry
Scott N. Paul, President

SANDVIK COROMANT - The Evolution of Aerospace Manufacturing: Adapting to The New Landscape
Michael Standridge, Aerospace Industry Specialist

Coffee Break, Marineland Ballroom Foyer

PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS - The Impact of Technology and its Manufacturing Implications
Todd M. Benigni, Director

DASSAULT SYSTÈMES - Future Factory Today: The Value of 3D on The Factory Floor
Enrico Scharlock, Director, Aerospace & Defense Solution Experience 

12:00-1:30 pm
Lunch, Catalina Terrace

ASCENT AEROSPACE - Automation Revolution
Tim Shumate, Vice President, Sales & Marketing

METALINX MATERIAL MANAGEMENT - The Shift to Material - Centered Manufacturing
Dr. Bert P. Erdel, President

Tea Break, Marineland Ballroom Foyer

PANEL: Composites and Advanced Materials in Aerospace Manufacturing
Moderated by, Ed Hazelwood, Senior Content Director, Aviation Week Events
CONSTELLIUM: Peter Zobrist, Director, Aerospace Sale, North America
HENKEL: Marc Gomez, Global MRO Segment Manager, Adhesive Technologies - Aerospace
Discussion & Questions

PANEL: Aircraft Design: Innovation and Production Planning in an Unpredictable World
Moderated by, William Alderman, President, Alderman & Company
EDAC TECHNOLOGIES: Raynard D. Benvenuti, Chairman
MUNRO & ASSOCIATES: Daniel J. McCarthy, Senior Associate & Design Prophet 
PARKER AEROSPACE: Barry Draskovich, Group Director, Program Management
Discussions and Questions

Refresher Break, Marineland Ballroom Foyer

PANEL: Los Angeles County: Developing the Next Generation of Aerospace & Defense Workers
Moderated by Mathew J. Griesbach, Senior Vice President, Co-Head, Aerospace & Defense Group - Global Commercial Bank - Western Region, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LOS ANGELES: Dr. Darrell Guillaume, Chair of Mechanical Engineering
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE: Dr. Harold Hellenbrand, Provost & Vice President, Academic Affairs
GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Scott E. Rubke, Technology & Aviation Division Chair, Associate Professor- Aviation & Transportation
NORTHROP GRUMMAN AEROSPACE SYSTEMS: Frank Flores, Vice President, Engineering & Global Product Development - University & STEM Relations
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES: Dr. Varaz Shahmirian, Dir., Engineering & Technology Department, UCLA Extension
Discussions and Questions

Joanna Speed

5:30-7:00 pm
Closing Reception, Palos Verdes Terrace, sponsored by Los Angeles County Economic Development


7:00-8:00 am  Breakfast and Aerospace Facility Tour Registration, Marineland Ballroom 3
8:30 am  Depart for Aerospace Tours, Palos Verdes Ballroom Circle
9:00-12:00 pm Aerospace Facility Tours: Pelican Products and LEDtronics
12:00-12:30  Return to Terranea
12:30-1:30  Lunch, Catalina Kitchen located at the Terranea

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