Preliminary Agenda

The Preliminary Agenda for the 35th Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference will be available in December of 2020. In the meantime, please refer to the agenda for the event held in March of 2020.

 

MARCH 9 - MONDAY

6:00-7:30 PM
Registration - Le Grand Trianon, Wilshire Wing Mezzanine, sponsored by Click Bond

6:30-8:00
Welcome Cocktails (spouses invited) - Le Grand Trianon, sponsored by City National Bank


MARCH 10 - TUESDAY

8:00-9:00 AM
Registration - The Grand Ballroom Foyer, sponsored by Click Bond
Breakfast - Le Grand Trianon

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

9:05-9:45
THE TEAL GROUP
Opening Address
Richard Aboulafia, Vice President, Analysis

9:45-10:30
UNITED AIRLINES
An Industry View From a Customer
Tom Doxey, Senior Vice President, Technical Operations

10:30-11:00
Morning Coffee Break - The Grand Ballroom, sponsored by Liberty Hall Capital Partners

11:00-11:35
AVOLON
An Industry View From a Lessor
Jim Morrison, Senior Vice President, Aircraft & Market Analysis

11:35-12:05 PM
BANK OF AMERICA - MERRILL LYNCH GLOBAL RESEARCH
An Industry View From the Street
Dr. Ronald J. Epstein, Managing Director, A&D Global Research

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

12:30-1:50
Lunch - Le Grand Trianon, Wilshire Wing Mezzanine, sponsored by CFM International

2:00-3:15
PANEL: MARKET AND TECHNOLOGY DRIVERS FROM THE OEM PERSPECTIVE
Moderated by Jerrold T. Lundquist, Managing Director, The Lundquist Group 
AIRBUS - Paul Oliver, Vice President, Customer Services
BOEING COMMERCIAL AIRPLANES - Jim Haas, Director, Product Marketing 
AVWORKS PARTNERS - Dr. Laurent C. Rouaud, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Discussions and Questions 

3:15-3:45
Afternoon Tea Break - The Grand Ballroom, sponsored by Liberty Hall Capital Partners

3:45-4:45
PANEL: AVIONICS & CONNECTIVITY: WHAT’S NEXT?
Moderated by Dr. Kevin Michaels, Managing Director, AeroDynamic Advisory
COLLINS AEROSPACE - Craig Peterson, Vice President, Connectivity Solutions
GOGO - Dave Bijur, Senior Vice President, Head of Commercial
THALES - Jacob Markish, Vice President, Strategy & Marketing - NA
Discussion and Questions 

4:45-5:30
AN INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION: A VIEW FROM A TIER-ONE SUPPLIER
Moderated by Joe Anselmo, Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology, Aviation Week Network
SAFRAN USA - Peter Nicholas Lengyel, President & Chief Executive Officer

5:35
Wrap-up
Joanna Speed

6:00-7:00
Cocktail Hour (spouses invited) – Le Grand Trianon, 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


 



MARCH 11 - WEDNESDAY

7:30-8:30 AM
Breakfast - Le Grand Trianon

8:30-9:05
EATON
Leading in Turbulent Times
Nanda Kumar, President, Aerospace Group

9:05-9:35
ICF
Future in Aviation
Carlos R. Ozores, Principal, Aviation Consultant

9:35-9:45
Refresher Break

9:45-10:30
PANEL: A VIEW FROM EUROPE: THE COMING SUSTAINABLE AVIATION WAVE
Moderated by Michael Bruno, Senior Business Editor, Aviation Week Network
ROLAND BERGER - Robert Thomson, Managing Partner
Discussion and Questions

10:30-11:00
Morning Coffee Break, The Grand Ballroom, sponsored by Liberty Hall Capital Partners

11:00-11:30 
LAZARD
A&D Mergers and Acquisitions: Outlook for 2020 and Beyond
Michael J. Richter, Managing Director, Global Head of A&D Investment Banking Group

11:30-12:00 PM
CANACCORD GENUITY
Suppliers' Outlook
Kenneth "Ken" Herbert, Managing Director

12:00-12:30
COUNTERPOINT MARKET INTELLIGENCE
The Supply Chain at the Start of a New Decade - More of the Same or Something Different?
Richard Apps, Director

12:45-1:45
Lunch - Le Grand Trianon, Wilshire Wing Mezzanine, sponsored by CFM International

1:45-2:30
AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION AND DELIVERY FORECASTS: SESSION ONE
Moderated by Guy Norris, Senior Editor, Aviation Week Network 
AIRBUS - Andrew Gordon, Director, Strategic Marketing & Analysis
BOEING COMMERCIAL AIRPLANES - Wendy R. Sowers, Director, Market Forecasting
PRATT & WHITNEY - Al Wang, Associate Director, Market Forecasts & Planning
Discussion and Questions

2:30-2:35
Refresher Break

2:35-3:00
AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION AND DELIVERY FORECASTS: SESSION TWO
Moderated by Guy Norris, Senior Editor, Aviation Week Network 
HONEYWELL AEROSPACE - Paulo C. Menegusso, Director, Strategic Marketing Research
MUFG BANK - Bert van Leeuwen, Managing Director, Head of Research - Global Aviation Finance Division
Discussions and Questions

3:00-3:30
Afternoon Tea Break, The Grand Ballroom, sponsored by Liberty Hall Capital Partners

3:30-4:10
PANEL: AERO ENGINE OUTLOOK AND MARKET DEVELOPMENTS
Moderated by Richard Brown, Managing Director, NAVEO Consultancy
CFM INTERNATIONAL - Christopher J. Nye, Marketing Director - Commercial Engines
ROLLS-ROYCE - Jamie Sismey, Marketing Executive - Americas
Discussions and Questions

4:10-4:15
Refresher Break

4:15-5:00
PANEL: THREE MAJOR QUESTIONS THAT WILL SHAPE THE COMMERCIAL AFTERMARKET
Moderated by Kenneth "Ken" Herbert, Managing Director, Canaccord Genuity
AERODYNAMIC ADVISORY - Dr. Kevin Michaels, Managing Director
AVWORKS PARTNERS - Dr. Laurent C. Rouaud, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
KELLSTROM DEFENSE - Chris R. Celtruda, Chief Executive Officer
Discussions and Questions

5:00-5:40
INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY - NAVIGATING THE 737 MAX SUPPLIER UNCERTAINTY
Moderated by Peter Zimm, Principal, Charles Edwards Management Consulting
AERODYNAMIC ADVISORY - Dr. Kevin Michaels, Managing Director
CANACCORD GENUITY - Kenneth "Ken" Herbert, Managing Director
CHARLES EDWARDS MANAGEMENT CONSULTING - Cliff Collier, Principal

5:40
Wrap-up
Joanna Speed

5:45-7:00                 
Closing Reception (spouses invited) - The Grand Ballroom Foyer, sponsored by Louisiana Economic Development
Drawing for PacMin airplane models (must be present to win)