Agenda

Tuesday, October 16
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Tuesday, October 16, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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Tuesday, October 16
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Tuesday, October 16, 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

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Tuesday, October 16
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Tuesday, October 16, 2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Speaker
Valter Fernandes

CEO
Portugália Airlines
Keynote

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Tuesday, October 16
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Session Number:  1
  • Tuesday, October 16, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Back by popular demand, aviation experts analyse the status and trends of the MRO and aviation industries, including challenges and opportunities for the future.
Speakers
David Stewart

Partner
Oliver Wyman/CAVOK
Speaker

Richard Brown

Principal
ICF International
Speaker

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Tuesday, October 16
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Tuesday, October 16, 3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

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Tuesday, October 16
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Session Number:  2
  • Tuesday, October 16, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
In this session, the world’s three largest aircraft OEMs will sit down to discuss how their new services strategies will change the MRO business.
Speaker
Johann Bordais

President & CEO, Services & Support
Embraer
Speaker

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Tuesday, October 16
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Session Number:  2
  • Tuesday, October 16, 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Attend to hear a quick update from different carriers on their fleet status, partnerships, maintenance plans, upcoming projects and the challenges facing them in the year ahead.

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Wednesday, October 17
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Wednesday, October 17, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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Wednesday, October 17
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Session Number:  4
  • Wednesday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Getting to grips with current use of drones and inspection environment in aircraft maintenance and the supply chain. Are we willing to utilise and adopt drones in the MRO sphere? How do you manage drones in the airfield for structural repairs and maintenance? Evaluating and understanding sensor equipment, sensor technology...

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  • Session Number:  3
  • Wednesday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
How can predictive maintenance systems and data analytics redefine your supply chain and enable it to evolve from reactive to proactive? How can we leverage our data assets to make smarter decisions? What processes and systems capability do we need to develop and embed within our organizations to leverage the...
Speakers
Erik Goedhart

SVP Aerospace
Kuehne+Nagel
Speaker

Micheál Armstrong

CEO
Armac Systems (SR Technics)
Speaker

Rhonda Walthall

Technical Fellow, Prognostics & Health Management
UTC Aerospace Systems
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  5
  • Wednesday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
What are the challenges associated with aircraft age issues (reliability and maintenance burden) versus opportunity (surplus parts, green time, competition etc)? What is the business case for retrofitting older aircraft with instrumentation to support and enhance health monitoring and predictive maintenance? What components are necessary and what are surplus to...

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Wednesday, October 17
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Wednesday, October 17, 9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

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Wednesday, October 17
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Session Number:  7
  • Wednesday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
As the position of the OEM evolves and their dominance in the aftermarket looks set to continue, what is the future for independent MROs? What innovation can the independents demonstrate to deliver advantages and benefits that the OEM cannot? Are there benefits or repair procedures that the OEM would not...
Speakers
Clinton Kent

VP
StandardAero
Speaker

Gavin Simmonds

Chief Operating Officer
AJW Group
Speaker

Jonas Murby

Principal
AeroDynamic Advisory
Moderator

Risto Mäeots

CEO
Magnetic MRO
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  8
  • Wednesday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Engage in critical discussion on the major regulatory changes, challenges and updates and consider what you will need to factor into your budgets, operations and strategies in upcoming months. What will Brexit really mean? What steps are being taken to address the impact that Brexit is having on the aviation industry...

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  • Session Number:  6
  • Wednesday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
What migration of labour are we seeing across the globe and what does it mean for the Euro sector when there is competition for workforce on an international scale? How is the movement of work/labour affecting the issue? How are we successfully attracting people to take technical jobs and internships in the...
Speaker
Geoff Murray

Partner
Oliver Wyman
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 17
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Wednesday, October 17, 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

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Wednesday, October 17
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Wednesday, October 17, 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

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Wednesday, October 17
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Session Number:  9
  • Wednesday, October 17, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Digitalisation in aviation is allowing passenger experience to reach new levels. What should we be considering for the future of connectivity and what are the related MRO challenges? What are the supply chain challenges of updated interiors?  Attend to engage with digital issues in the cabin, getting connected to the...

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  • Session Number:  11
  • Wednesday, October 17, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Take an in-depth look at a successful industry partnership and understand some of the benefits of a strategic partnership to better face the fast changing aviation market. Listen to actual participants in a JV to get to grips with key lessons from a tried and tested partnership, and understand what...

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  • Session Number:  10
  • Wednesday, October 17, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Hear key insight from the lessors as they let you know what on their agenda and what challenges they see on the horizon. What is the value of acquiring/retaining midlife enge and aircraft assets? The lessor needs the value of the asset to stay as high as possible - how...
Speakers
Brian Kough

Senior Director, Forecasts & Aerospace Insights
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

David Farrell

VP Technical Services
Jackson Square
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 17
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

  • Wednesday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

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Wednesday, October 17
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Session Number:  12
  • Wednesday, October 17, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
What needs to be put in place to universally standardize aircraft statuses to ease aircraft transition, deliveries and re-delivery between operators or owners? What strategies can help reduce human error during transition and redeliveries? Getting to grips with technology and IT solutions and methods for a smooth aircraft data transition...

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  • Session Number:  14
  • Wednesday, October 17, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Attend for real life, practical examples to help you to leverage the fourth industrial revolution and realize digital transformation to harness real value.

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  • Session Number:  13
  • Wednesday, October 17, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Reviewing trends relating to demand for used parts for current production aircraft and engines related to surplus and aircraft records. What is the state of the teardown market? This session will assess expectations for traceability in the future of heavy asset teardowns and look at popularizing PMA and EPA into...
Speakers
Brent Webb

President/CEO, AIMS & VP of Technology Integration
CAVU Aerospace
Speaker

Patrick Markham

VP Technical
HEICO Aerospace
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 17
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Session Number:  15
  • Wednesday, October 17, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Hear the operational and technical leadership of a European airline share their maintenance plans, challenges, fleet status and upcoming projects. Presentations set to include: How do the needs of low cost carriers differentiate from those of legacy carriers and how are their needs being catered for? What are they looking for from partners...
Speakers
Brendan McConnellogue

Head of Maintenance
easyJet
Speaker

Gary Smith

Head of Engineering
easyJet
Speaker

Swaran Sidhu

Head of Fleet Technical Management
easyJet airlines company
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 17
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Wednesday, October 17, 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

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Wednesday, October 17
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Session Number:  16
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hear the operational and technical leadership of a European airline share their maintenance plans, challenges, fleet status and upcoming projects. Presentations set to include: How do the needs of low cost carriers differentiate from those of legacy carriers and how are their needs being catered for? What are they looking for from partners...

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Thursday, October 18
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Thursday, October 18, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Thursday, October 18
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Session Number:  17
  • Thursday, October 18, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
In this forward thinking session, our panel will try to get a holistic view of the latest disruptive technology and Industry 4.0 transforming MRO. What new and leading edge technology has caught your attention? Introducing Automation and Robotics to MRO - What role will it have? What tangible benefits have been gained from...
Speakers
Birkan Güneralp

SVP Aircraft Maintenance
Turkish Technic
Speaker

H. Brent Baker

USAF (Ret), SVP Worldwide Federal Aerospace and Defense (FA&D)
PTC
Speaker

Lee Ann Shay

Chief Editor MRO
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

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  • Session Number:  18
  • Thursday, October 18, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Are the necessary stakeholders in the supply chain ready to cope with the huge aircraft deliveries scheduled in the coming years? What plans are in place for the current aircraft that still need maintenance when all the new aircraft types are coming into service? What support does the customer need...
Speakers
Deepak Sharma

President, Integrated Supply Chain Solutions - Commercial
AAR Corporation
Speaker

Vincent Metz

Head of Strategy
Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance
Speaker

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Thursday, October 18
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Thursday, October 18, 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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Thursday, October 18
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Thursday, October 18, 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

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Thursday, October 18
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Session Number:  19
  • Thursday, October 18, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
The dynamic is changing as Next Generation engines continue to enter into service. Initial technical challenges that have come with the EIS necessitates discussion on maintenance capabilities in the long term. What impact is the wave of new models having on the engine market? How do the manufacturers support the...
Speakers
Jacopo Lucioli

Marketing Services Manager
Safran
Speaker

Jonathan Berger

Managing Director
Alton Aviation
Moderator

Paul Finklestein

Director - Marketing
Pratt & Whitney
Speaker

Scott Holland

Marketing Executive – Europe
Rolls-Royce
Speaker

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  • Session Number:  20
  • Thursday, October 18, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Weighing up advantages versus time input, conflict of interests and possible disclosure of IP when assessing a partnership can be laborious and confusing. As the MRO landscape continues to change and evolve it is imperative to look at what alliances and partnerships could create value and secure our place in...

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Thursday, October 18
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Thursday, October 18, 11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

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Thursday, October 18
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Session Number:  21
  • Thursday, October 18, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
During MRO Europe, the Aviation Week Network editorial team will engage with the audience about key issues raised over the past two days, where attendees will be invited to submit their pressing questions, hot topics and concerns. At this interactive and industry-led session, the panel will explore, challenge and deliberate...

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Thursday, October 18
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Thursday, October 18, 12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

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