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October 6-7, 2022
Chicago, IL
#AerospaceIT

Wednesday, October 05
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, October 05:  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Room:   Café Des Architectes
Thursday, October 06
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Thursday, October 06:  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Room:   Paris Ballroom
Thursday, October 06
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday, October 06:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Room:   Foyer
Thursday, October 06
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
  • Thursday, October 06:  9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
  • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
Speaker
Tom Broughton
Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
Thursday, October 06
9:10 AM - 9:40 AM
  • Thursday, October 06:  9:10 AM - 9:40 AM
  • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
With advances in technology offering companies like AAR clear opportunities to drive efficiencies and improved insights, why is there still a low rate of true industry adoption? How is the lack of collaboration across the aftermarket value chain limiting benefits that would drive true innovation and benefits across the industry?...

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    Speaker
    Rahul S. Ghai
    Chief Digital Officer
    AAR Corp
    Thursday, October 06
    9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Thursday, October 06:  9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
    Join a group of industry leaders to discuss the latest technological trends across MRO and connected aircraft. What is upcoming and what has the most potential to disrupt the market? Looking beyond development, what are the biggest challenges in implementation and training and how can companies best prepare?...

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      Speaker
      Arun Chhabra
      CEO
      8tree
      Speaker
      Gary Dionysius
      Vice President and Solution Architect & Subject Matter Expert for A&D, Airlines and Transportation
      HCL Technologies
      Speaker
      Jacqueline Davidson
      Programme Director at Aerospace Xelerated and Principal,
      Global Accelerators & Innovation Programs, at Boeing
      Session Leader
      James Kornberg
      Aerospace & Defense Industry, Business Consultant
      Dassault Systèmes
      Speaker
      Matthew Kammerait
      VP, Digital Production Management, Strategy, Planning & Innovation
      AAR Corp
      Thursday, October 06
      10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
      • Thursday, October 06:  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
      • Room:   Paris Ballroom
      Thursday, October 06
      11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
      • Thursday, October 06:  11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
      • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
      Cybersecurity is the bedrock foundational requirement for successful digital transformation.  In all aspects of business, there are tremendous benefits from digitization.  However, with those benefits, there is a corresponding increase in risk.  Compounding this challenge is the fact that there is also an increasingly complex compliance environment, both domestically and...

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        Speaker
        Alexandra Zofia Landegger
        Executive Director & CISO
        Collins Aerospace
        Thursday, October 06
        11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
        • Thursday, October 06:  11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
        • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
        Hacking is a growth industry, and while the exponential increase in data points and transfers between aircraft, airports, sensors, and cabins has driven significant efficiencies, the risks remain substantial. This session will review the infrastructure and skills required to mitigate this hazard and avoid the significant damage a cyber attack...

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          Speaker
          Arun Subbarao
          VP Engineering & Technology
          Lynx Software Technologies
          Speaker
          Dave Chronister
          CEO
          Parameter Security
          Moderator
          Naresh Lachmandas
          Partner & Senior Fellow
          Avasant
          Thursday, October 06
          12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
          • Thursday, October 06:  12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
          • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
          As many A&D companies look to digital transformation and Industry 4.0 to achieve exponential gains on business outcomes, they will need to understand how to gather real-time insights and react quickly to changing dynamics within their entire ecosystem—by integrating all of the digital models of their business value chain. Model Based...

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            Speaker
            Matthew Cordner
            Principal A&D Business Architect
            HCL Technologies
            Speaker
            Roy Davis
            A&D Industry Principal, HCL Technologies
            Thursday, October 06
            12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
            • Thursday, October 06:  12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
            • Room:   Paris Ballroom
            Thursday, October 06
            2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
            • Thursday, October 06:  2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
            • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
            As airlines become larger and/or more complex they come face to face with particular challenges to modernizing software systems beyond those faced by other airlines.  In this session Rob Mather, VP Aerospace & Defense Industries at IFS, will examine 5 key hurdles these leading airlines must overcome to successfully modernize...

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              Speaker
              Robert Mather
              VP, Aerospace and Defense Industry
              IFS
              Thursday, October 06
              2:35 PM - 3:15 PM
              • Thursday, October 06:  2:35 PM - 3:15 PM
              • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
              As software modernization progresses, what challenges and opportunities are there within legacy system replacement? What roadblocks exist to transforming legacy data? What are the biggest tests when integrating with OEM platforms and how can industry collaboration seek to better this process?...

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                Moderator
                Allan Bachan
                VP
                ICF International
                Speaker
                Joe Hernandez
                VP - Technology
                FEAM Aero
                Speaker
                Raj Shankar
                VP, Digital Transformation and GTM
                Salesforce
                Speaker
                Dr  Vivek Saxena
                CEO
                Advisory Aerospace OSC
                Thursday, October 06
                3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
                • Thursday, October 06:  3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
                • Room:   Paris Ballroom
                Thursday, October 06
                3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
                • Thursday, October 06:  3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
                • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
                There are numerous applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in maintenance. It may indeed lead to a paradigm shift in maintenance planning and execution. While processing of sensor data gets a lot of attention in the area, there is also a large opportunity to use computers to do voice transcription and...

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                  Speaker
                  Tassio Carvalho
                  Senior Manager Operations Research
                  American Airlines
                  Thursday, October 06
                  4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
                  • Thursday, October 06:  4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
                  • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
                  With the volume of data collected on a single transatlantic flight amounting to hundreds of terabytes, collection, storage, and analytics are crucial to informing both immediate troubleshooting and longer-term decisions in maintenance and design. What tools and strategies are available to ensure effective data management and to enable all parts...

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                    Speaker
                    Dorcia Jolliff
                    VP, CIO and Digital Transformation Executive
                    Lockheed Martin - Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS)
                    Speaker
                    Irving Thompson
                    Senior Manager, Digital Tools Applications
                    Pratt & Whitney
                    Speaker
                    John Lewis
                    Head of Engineering & Technology, Connected Aviation Solutions
                    Collins Aerospace
                    Speaker
                    Levi Schmidt
                    Managing Director, Customer Excellence
                    EmpowerMX
                    Moderator
                    Michael Wm. Denis
                    Senior Director
                    Capgemini
                    Thursday, October 06
                    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
                    • Thursday, October 06:  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
                    • Room:   Paris Ballroom
                    Friday, October 07
                    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
                    • Friday, October 07:  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
                    • Room:   Paris Ballroom
                    Friday, October 07
                    8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
                    • Friday, October 07:  8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
                    • Room:   Foyer
                    Friday, October 07
                    9:25 AM - 9:30 AM
                    • Friday, October 07:  9:25 AM - 9:30 AM
                    • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
                    Speaker
                    Tom Broughton
                    Conference Producer
                    Aviation Week Network
                    Friday, October 07
                    9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
                    • Friday, October 07:  9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
                    • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
                    The Irish prime minister (An Taoiseach) will shortly launch a unique Aviation Academy formed of the University of Limerick (UL), the Irish Aviation Authority Air Navigation Services Provider and the Statutory Regulator. Parallel to this action, the University is embarking on the development of a Global Digital Aircraft Maintenance Registry...

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                      Speaker
                      Conal Shipman
                      Managing Director, Aerospace Digital Registries
                      University of Limerick
                      Friday, October 07
                      10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
                      • Friday, October 07:  10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
                      • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
                      Digital transformation is increasingly critical across sectors to improve designs and operations, reduce costs, and build new revenue streams, and Aerospace and Defense is no different. We will explore how mature the A&D sector is today in digitally transforming and what actions it can take to accelerate the value it...

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                        Speaker
                        Christoph Schrey
                        Partner
                        McKinsey & Company
                        Speaker
                        Reed Doucette
                        Partner
                        McKinsey & Company
                        Friday, October 07
                        10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
                        • Friday, October 07:  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
                        • Room:   Paris Ballroom
                        Friday, October 07
                        11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
                        • Friday, October 07:  11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
                        • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
                        To reach net zero targets, sustainability must be at the center of business operations and integrated into all phases of manufacturing, production, and operations. From optimising airspace for more efficient fuel consumption to using digital twins to reduce reactive maintenance, this session will assess the role of digital technologies in...

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                          Moderator
                          Chris Tridico
                          Managing Director & Technology Lead, Aerospace & Defense Practice
                          Accenture
                          Speaker
                          Manoj K Singh
                          President
                          Ramco Systems Corporation
                          Speaker
                          Scott Sevcik
                          VP, A&D Strategy and Innovation
                          Dassault Systèmes
                          Friday, October 07
                          11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
                          • Friday, October 07:  11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
                          • Room:   Chicago Ballroom
                          Building and retaining a skilled workforce remains a significant challenge across the aerospace industry. How can industry revisit its personnel strategy to attract a digitally literate workforce and compete against other advancing industries for talent? What are the training schemes in place to upskill existing employees?...

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                            Moderator
                            Andrew Sierra
                            Associate Partner
                            McKinsey & Company
                            Speaker
                            Andy Hakes
                            Founder & CEO
                            AireXpert
                            Speaker
                            Nicole Ellis
                            Senior Director, Business Intelligence
                            TrueAero, LLC
                            Friday, October 07
                            1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                            • Friday, October 07:  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                            • Room:   Paris Ballroom