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October 6-7, 2023
Chicago, IL
#AerospaceIT

Monday, October 02
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Monday, October 02:  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, October 03
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Tuesday, October 03:  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Tuesday, October 03
9:30 AM - 9:40 AM
  • Tuesday, October 03:  9:30 AM - 9:40 AM
Speaker
Tom Broughton
Senior Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
Tuesday, October 03
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Tuesday, October 03:  9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Between these two crucial parts of aerospace, defense and commercial aviation businesses, there are often two different languages being spoken. Companies need to bridge the gap so that we can validate technologies and benefit from the positive changes in efficiency that technology can bring. It is crucial that companies can...

    SESSION DETAILS

    Speaker
    Alan Wittman
    Senior Director, Enterprise Business & Digital Transformation for Manufacturing & Quality
    The Boeing Company
    Speaker
    Guillermo Jenaro Rabadan
    Digital Innovation & Transformation Executive
    Speaker
    John Mathis
    Manager, Technology Development Engineering
    Delta Air Lines
    Moderator
    Kevin Ettwein
    GM, Digital Manufacturing
    Collinear Group
    Speaker
    Mike Patton
    VP Product Centers
    Lockheed Martin Space
    Tuesday, October 03
    10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    • Tuesday, October 03:  10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Tuesday, October 03
    11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tuesday, October 03:  11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
    With so many companies data rich but information poor, how your business utilizes data is a key differentiator between you and your competitors. Beyond just capturing, data must be understood. Is it relevant? Complete? Single source? Only once these factors are understood, can you harness data to meet your business...

      SESSION DETAILS

      Moderator
      Allan Bachan
      VP
      ICF International
      Speaker
      Amanda Bramlett, PhD
      Manager, Engineering Analytics
      Delta Air Lines
      Speaker
      Francesca Gazzola
      Director of Product Management for Connected Defense
      Honeywell Aerospace
      Speaker
      Ian Parker
      Digital Security Director
      AJW Group
      Speaker
      Roberto Licata
      Aerospace & Defense Industry Solution Experience Director
      Dassault Systèmes
      Tuesday, October 03
      12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
      • Tuesday, October 03:  12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
      Smart Factory applications consume copious amounts of data from the physical world, transform it, analyze it, and if done well, provide actionable insights to the shop floor to improve manufacturing productivity and efficiency.  Now imagine unleashing Machine Learning and Generative AI into the picture – there is significant potential to...

        SESSION DETAILS

        Speaker
        AJ Maxwell
        Principal, AI & Automation Leader
        Deloitte Consulting
        Tuesday, October 03
        12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
        • Tuesday, October 03:  12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
        Tuesday, October 03
        1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
        • Tuesday, October 03:  1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
        The potential value that digital transformation programs offer is unquestionably large. Yet, such programs continue to frequently fail outright, or at minimum fail to achieve their promised value. How can we ensure that we reliably unlock the promised value? In this session, John Callahan, CTO A&D, IFS, outlines how a...

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          Speaker
          John Callahan
          CTO, Aerospace and Defense
          IFS
          Tuesday, October 03
          2:20 PM - 3:10 PM
          • Tuesday, October 03:  2:20 PM - 3:10 PM
          Enabling data sharing down the supply chain is crucial to building transparency and better predicting supply chain issues. How can this be achieved efficiently between partners while protecting critical information? How can we bridge the growing divide between OEM & Tier 1 capabilities and smaller organizations? What are the specific...

            SESSION DETAILS

            Moderator
            "RT" Roy T. Davis
            A&D Industry Principal
            HCL Tech
            Speaker
            Derek Baggerly
            Robot Morning
            Speaker
            Dr. Robert J. Rencher
            Sr. Systems Engineer, Associate Technical Fellow
            The Boeing Company
            Speaker
            Emmeram Morning
            CEO
            Robot Morning
            Tuesday, October 03
            3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
            • Tuesday, October 03:  3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
            Tuesday, October 03
            4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
            • Tuesday, October 03:  4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
             How can leadership teams utilize technology to improve workforce retention and development? Beyond automating tasks, how can digital tools support with employee upskilling, increasing capabilities and making for a more effective workforce?...

              SESSION DETAILS

              Speaker
              Amanda E. Brown
              Director, 6th Gen Digital Strategy, Agile Technology & Product Development
              Pratt & Whitney Military Engines
              Speaker
              Jose A. Rivas, Jr (Abe)
              Global Aerospace and Defense, Talent & Organization Lead
              Accenture
              Moderator
              Lindsay Bjerregaard
              Managing Editor, MRO
              Aviation Week Network
              Speaker
              Matt Delaney
              Head of Enterprise Solutions
              Covalent
              Speaker
              Nicole Ellis
              Vice President of Business Intelligence
              TrueAero
              Tuesday, October 03
              4:50 PM - 5:00 PM
              • Tuesday, October 03:  4:50 PM - 5:00 PM
              Tuesday, October 03
              5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
              • Tuesday, October 03:  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
              Wednesday, October 04
              8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
              • Wednesday, October 04:  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
              Wednesday, October 04
              9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
              • Wednesday, October 04:  9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
              Speaker
              Tom Broughton
              Senior Conference Producer
              Aviation Week Network
              Wednesday, October 04
              9:05 AM - 9:50 AM
              • Wednesday, October 04:  9:05 AM - 9:50 AM
              What is the role of operators in feeding back data to manufacturers? How can industry build mechanisms to deliver that knowledge and allow more effective product improvement? How do we make that a two-way interaction to ensure that OEMs have the right access to data on their manufactured equipment?...

                SESSION DETAILS

                Speaker
                Bret Peyton
                Managing Director Standards, Fleet & Operational Control, FAA 119 Director of Operations
                Alaska Airlines
                Speaker
                Dustin Ames
                Manager, Predictive Technology Engineering
                Delta Air Lines
                Moderator
                Karen Miller
                General Manager, Connected Aero
                Honeywell Aerospace
                Speaker
                M. Gail Hite
                Regional Director, Strategic Relationships
                Boeing/Jeppesen
                Speaker
                Nick Drucker
                Director, Digital Technology for Model Based Enterprise & Enterprise Architecture
                Pratt & Whitney
                Wednesday, October 04
                9:55 AM - 10:40 AM
                • Wednesday, October 04:  9:55 AM - 10:40 AM
                Factories are complex and consist of a large number of variables - from part data, routings data, equipment and operator data, plus external factors like demand and supply uncertainties and variations. Smart manufacturing, at its very heart, is about simplifying factories to unlock productivity. We will discuss the state of...

                  SESSION DETAILS

                  Speaker
                  Barrett Koch
                  Vice President, Aerospace & Defense
                  Siemens Digital Industry Software
                  Speaker
                  Mohan Cherukuri
                  Executive Director, Digital Technology for Engineering, Operations, Quality and EH&S
                  Pratt & Whitney
                  Speaker
                  Scott Bishop
                  Director, Next-Gen Aircraft Programs & Advanced Manufacturing Strategy
                  Spirit AeroSystems
                  Speaker
                  Travis Reid
                  Operations Strategy & Technology Director
                  Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
                  Moderator
                  Dr  Vivek Saxena
                  CEO
                  FactoryTwin
                  Wednesday, October 04
                  10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
                  • Wednesday, October 04:  10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
                  Discover how a leading aerospace player leveraged data to fuel its factory operations with agility in a context of constantly changing variables: early anticipation of bottlenecks, identification of prioritized corrective actions, streamlined collaboration across teams and simulation of alternative production plans....

                    SESSION DETAILS

                    Speaker
                    Tarik Benabdallah
                    CEO
                    Pelico
                    Wednesday, October 04
                    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
                    • Wednesday, October 04:  11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
                    Wednesday, October 04
                    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                    • Wednesday, October 04:  11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                    Brief history of major digital transformations and the resistance they encountered  Confrontational nature of instant accurate information  Problem with the 8-hour workday not designed for the new digital world  Why are there disincentives to employees if they adopt a digital transformation? How to create a new paradigm for a new generation to make work...

                      SESSION DETAILS

                      Speaker
                      Mike Dunlop
                      CEO & Founder
                      Autonomous Machining & Net-Inspect
                      Wednesday, October 04
                      12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
                      • Wednesday, October 04:  12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
                      Adopting standards remains a critical challenge within aerospace manufacturing, design, maintenance and operations. How does the industry ensure that all sectors recognize the value of standardization?...

                        SESSION DETAILS

                        Speaker
                        Kenneth N. Jones
                        Director Electronic Data Standards
                        Airlines for Americas - ATA e-Business Program
                        Speaker
                        Kenneth Swope
                        Senior Manager, Supply Chain Collaboration
                        The Boeing Company
                        Speaker
                        Leslie McKay
                        Senior Manager, Digital and Information Products
                        SAE International
                        Moderator
                        Michael Wm. Denis
                        Senior Director, Intelligent Aftersales and Services
                        Capgemini
                        Speaker
                        Vijay Chachra
                        VP International Services & Training, Life Cycle Supportability Solutions
                        Andromeda Systems
                        Wednesday, October 04
                        12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
                        • Wednesday, October 04:  12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
                        We've heard across the past two days the steps that corporate leadership and technology teams must take to enable the adoption of new technologies and reap the benefits they promise. Looking ahead, what tools have the most potential to disrupt the A&D ecosystem? What fundamentally excites the panel?...

                          SESSION DETAILS

                          Speaker
                          Arun Subbarao
                          VP Engineering & Technology
                          Lynx Software Technologies
                          Speaker
                          Elizabeth Reynolds
                          Managing Director, USA
                          Starburst Aerospace
                          Moderator
                          Nick Bird
                          Principal
                          Oliver Wyman
                          Speaker
                          Priyansha Bagaria
                          Founder & CEO
                          Loopr AI
                          Speaker
                          Sonny Tahiliani
                          Executive Director & Technology Lead
                          RTX Ventures, Raytheon Technologies
                          Wednesday, October 04
                          1:30 PM - 1:35 PM
                          • Wednesday, October 04:  1:30 PM - 1:35 PM
                          Wednesday, October 04
                          1:35 PM - 2:30 PM
                          • Wednesday, October 04:  1:35 PM - 2:30 PM