4th Annual Aerospace Raw Materials & Manufacturers Supply Chain Conference
2014 Final Program

The preliminary program for 2015 will be available in early December 2014.

Speaker Biographies

MARCH 3 - MONDAY


7:00-8:00 am
Registration - The Grand Ballroom foyer, sponsored by Böhler Edelstahl
Breakfast - The Grand Ballroom foyer, sponsored by State of Alabama

8:00-8:05
Introduction and Welcome Address - The Grand Ballroom
Joanna Speed, Managing Director - Conferences

8:05-8:30
RTI INTERNATIONAL METALS, INC. - Opening Address
Dawne S. Hickton, Vice Chair, President & CEO

8:30-9:00
ICF SH&E - Aerospace Supply Chain & Raw Material Outlook
Dr. Kevin Michaels, Global Managing Director - Aviation Consulting & Services

9:00-9:30
BOEING - Business Environment and Supply Chain
John P. Byrne, VP, Aircraft Materials & Structures

9:30-10:00
Coffee and Tea Break - The Grand Ballroom Foyer, sponsored by Toray Composites (America), Inc.

10:00-10:30
AIRBUS AMERICAS - Airbus Material Procurement
David Williams, VP, Procurement

10:30-11:00
TRIUMPH GROUP, INC. - A Raw Material View from an Aerostructures Supplier
Cliff Collier, VP, Supply Chain

11:00-11:30
EXELIS - The Transformation of Materials within the Aerospace Industry
Michael Blair, VP & GM, Aerostructures

11:30-12:00 pm
ALERIS - Responding to the Growing Demand for Aircraft Materials in Asia Pacific
Johan Petry, VP, Aerospace

12:00-1:15
Lunch - Le Grand Trianon, Wilshire Wing Mezzanine, sponsored by RTI International Metals

1:15-1:45
THYSSENKRUPP AEROSPACE - Managing Lean Supply Chains in an Evolving Industry
Patrick Schatz, VP, Global Supply Chain Programs

1:45-2:15
TW METALS - The Future of the Aerospace Supply Chain in the Face of Emerging Technologies
Robert Mraz, VP, Sales & Marketing

2:15-2:45
VICTREX - The Growing Demand for High Performance Thermoplastics
Earl Golla, Market Development Manager, Aerospace

2:45-3:15
Tea Break - The Grand Ballroom Foyer, sponsored by Toray Composites (America), Inc.

3:15-3:45
COMPOSITES FORECASTS & CONSULTING - Advanced Composites Usage Transitioning from Market Penetration to Organic Growth
Chris Red, Managing Partner

3:45-4:15
CREDIT SUISSE - A Wall Street Perspective on Raw Materials
Julie Yates Stewart, VP, Equity Research

4:15-5:15
PANEL: Re-imagining the Extended Raw Material Value Chain
Moderated by Trevor Stansbury, Founder & President - Supply Dynamics
BOEING - John P. Byrne: VP, Aircraft Materials & Structures
CESSNA AIRCRAFT COMPANY - Justin Salmans: VP, Supply Chain Management
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES - David Vargas: Global Strategic Sourcing Manager, Metals
ATI - Bradley Forsythe: VP, Supply Chain Management
TW METALS - Jack Elrod: President & CEO
Questions and Discussions

5:20
Wrap-up
Joanna Speed

6:30-8:00
Cocktail Reception - Le Grand Trianon, Wilshire Wing Mezzanine, sponsored by Accurus Aerospace
(In conjunction with the SpeedNews 28th Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference)

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