5th Annual Aerospace Raw Materials & Manufacturers Supply Chain Conference
2015 Program

Speaker Biographies


8:00-9:00 am
Registration - The Grand Ballroom foyer, sponsored by Constellium
Breakfast sponsored by Norsk Titanium

Introduction and Welcome Address - The Grand Ballroom
Joanna Speed, Managing Director, Conferences

SANFORD C. BERNSTEIN & COMPANY - Opening Address: A Macro View
Douglas S. Harned, Senior Vice President

RTI INTERNATIONAL - Transformation of The Materials Supply Chain
Dawne S. Hickton, Vice Chair, President & CEO

BOEING - Business Environment and The Supply Chain
John P. Byrne, Vice President, Aircraft Materials & Structures

Coffee and Tea Break - The Grand Ballroom Foyer, sponsored by Toray Composites (America), Inc.

AIRBUS - Business Environment and The Supply Chain
Olivier Cauquil, Senior Vice President, Material & Parts Procurement, and Chairman of Airbus Group Material Board

11:30-12:00 pm
AEROLYTICS, LLC - The Growing Role of Raw Material Distributors in Aerospace Manufacturing
Bill Bihlman, President

KENNAMETAL - Materials Implemented Through The Supply Chain: A Strategic Look
Matthieu Guillon, Global Segment Manager, Aerospace & Defense

Lunch - Le Grand Trianon, Wilshire Wing Mezzanine, sponsored by RTI International Metals, Inc.

HENKEL - The Plane Can’t Fly Without the Glue!
Dr. Timea Marsalko, Head of Global Marketing

PPG AEROSPACE - Advancing The Supply Chain through Innovations in Materials Technology
Mark Cancilla, Global Director, Coatings

Tea Break - The Grand Ballroom Foyer, sponsored by Toray Composites (America), Inc.

SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS - Aircraft Interior Material Usage: Adapting to The Supply Chain
Jignesh Amin, Industry Marketing Manager
The Material World: How Raw Materials Are Revolutionizing The Aerospace Industry
Moderated by Peter Zimm, Principal, ICF International
ATI: Patrick Howell, Director, Airframe Programs
ALCOA FORGINGS AND EXTRUSIONS: Joe Kerkhove, Commercial Vice President & General Manager - Alcoa Engineered Structures
PRATT & WHITNEY: Dr. Sergio M. Loureiro, Vice President, Global Supply Chain  
TORAY COMPOSITES: Timothy Kirk, Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Joanna Speed

Cocktail Reception - Le Grand Trianon, Wilshire Wing Mezzanine, sponsored by Accurus Aerospace
(In conjunction with SpeedNews 29th Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference)

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