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May 17-18, 2022
Greensboro, NC
#ADMFG

Monday, May 16
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Monday, May 16:  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Room:   Griffin B/ Outdoor
Tuesday, May 17
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 17:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Room:   Grandville Reg
Tuesday, May 17
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Tuesday, May 17:  8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Room:   Grandville B
Tuesday, May 17
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
  • Tuesday, May 17:  9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
  • Room:   Grandville C
Speaker
Sarah Zilonis
Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
Tuesday, May 17
9:10 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Tuesday, May 17:  9:10 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Room:   Grandville C
Industry 4.0 leverages digital communication technologies (IoT, connected devices) and advanced manufacturing technologies (such as automation, robotics, and closed door machining) to create a fully integrated environment.  These technologies have quickly become essential tools for all manufacturers in aerospace and defense. Dave Parry will present perspectives about the benefits of...

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    Speaker
    Dave Parry
    VP, Manufacturing and Assembly
    Pratt & Whitney
    Tuesday, May 17
    9:50 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Tuesday, May 17:  9:50 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Room:   Grandville C
    Factory digital readiness will be illustrated as fundamental to reaping the benefits of the 4th Industrial Revolution. The power of data analytics in making double digit improvements in relatively short time, complements lean methodology but does not replace it. We will discuss practical approaches to best leveraging existing data, while...

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      Speaker
      Dr  Vivek Saxena
      Managing Director
      Advisory Aerospace OSC
      Tuesday, May 17
      10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
      • Tuesday, May 17:  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
      • Room:   Grandville B
      Tuesday, May 17
      11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
      • Tuesday, May 17:  11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
      • Room:   Grandville C
      A case study on how Spirit AeroSystems digitally transformed its production line by building Smart Factory applications to  • Increase machine uptime by dynamically routing material through the line using geospatial tracking technologies and real-time machine data;  • Improve labor realization by dynamically scheduling labor resources against critical path jobs;  • Decrease constraint...

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        Speaker
        Eric Simmons
        Senior Manager, Advanced Manufacturing Strategy & Boeing 737 Programs
        Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
        Speaker
        Michael Schlotterbeck
        Smart Factory Asset Integration Leader
        Deloitte Consulting
        Tuesday, May 17
        11:35 AM - 12:00 PM
        • Tuesday, May 17:  11:35 AM - 12:00 PM
        • Room:   Grandville C
        A presentation on what lessons the AAM industry should adopt and leave behind as the industry progresses....

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          Solo Presenter
          Parimal (PK) Kopardekar PhD
          Director
          NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI)
          Tuesday, May 17
          12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
          • Tuesday, May 17:  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
          • Room:   Grandville B
          Tuesday, May 17
          1:30 PM - 2:10 PM
          • Tuesday, May 17:  1:30 PM - 2:10 PM
          • Room:   Grandville C
          A discussion on industry 4.0 and how improving the performance of factories will help the industry meet demand and do more with less....

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            Speaker
            Dan Wiegandt
            AIA, LEED AP – Program Director of Aviation, Aerospace & Defense
            The Austin Company
            Speaker
            Ivan Madera
            CEO
            Morf3D
            Speaker
            James Prentice
            Engineering Manager, Simulation, Modeling and Performance
            Eaton
            Moderator
            Dr  Vivek Saxena
            Managing Director
            Advisory Aerospace OSC
            Tuesday, May 17
            2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
            • Tuesday, May 17:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
            • Room:   Grandville C
            Speaker
            Basil Yap
            President
            AeroX
            Tuesday, May 17
            2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
            • Tuesday, May 17:  2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
            • Room:   Grandville B
            Tuesday, May 17
            3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
            • Tuesday, May 17:  3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
            • Room:   Grandville C
            There are numerous challenges facing aerospace and defense manufacturers today, from workforce availability to volatility in production rates.  John Aiello will present perspectives on how automation and robotics can be a potential solution to the top 5 challenges facing aerospace and defense manufacturers.  He will discuss the keys to implementing...

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              Speaker
              John Aiello
              Senior Vice President
              Aritex
              Tuesday, May 17
              3:50 PM - 4:20 PM
              • Tuesday, May 17:  3:50 PM - 4:20 PM
              • Room:   Grandville C
              Speaker
              Georges Elhelou
              Additive Manufacturing Industrialization Manager
              Eaton
              Tuesday, May 17
              4:25 PM - 4:55 PM
              • Tuesday, May 17:  4:25 PM - 4:55 PM
              • Room:   Grandville C
              Aerospace & Defense manufacturing has been negatively impacted by the great resignation of 2022 as much as any sector in the U.S. This only exacerbates a long-term shortage of skilled labor. However, emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and unique algorithms holds promise. Hear how innovative technology start-ups are working...

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                Speaker
                Michael Morford
                Co-Founder
                Sustainment Technologies Inc
                Tuesday, May 17
                4:55 PM - 5:00 PM
                • Tuesday, May 17:  4:55 PM - 5:00 PM
                • Room:   Grandville C
                Speaker
                Sarah Zilonis
                Conference Producer
                Aviation Week Network
                Tuesday, May 17
                5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
                • Tuesday, May 17:  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
                • Room:   Café Grassy Knoll (Grandville D, rain location)
                Wednesday, May 18
                8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
                • Wednesday, May 18:  8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
                • Room:   Grandville Reg
                Wednesday, May 18
                8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
                • Wednesday, May 18:  8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
                • Room:   Grandville B
                Wednesday, May 18
                9:00 AM - 9:25 AM
                • Wednesday, May 18:  9:00 AM - 9:25 AM
                • Room:   Grandville C
                Presented by Boom Supersonic...

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                  Speaker
                  Chris Taylor
                  VP, Manufacturing
                  Boom Supersonic
                  Wednesday, May 18
                  9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
                  • Wednesday, May 18:  9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
                  • Room:   Grandville C
                  This session will discuss how to mitigate the impacts from a commercial and contractual perspective caused by the unprecedented supply chain disruptions and labor shortages, all the while maintaining the business relationships in this very small manufacturing community....

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                    Speaker
                    C. Ellis Brazeal III
                    Partner
                    Jones Walker
                    Speaker
                    Chad Theriot
                    Partner
                    Jones Walker
                    Speaker
                    William E. Underwood
                    Partner
                    Jones Walker
                    Wednesday, May 18
                    10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
                    • Wednesday, May 18:  10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
                    • Room:   Grandville C
                    Considerations for a COVID-challenged world to optimize operations, materials management, and supply chain processes to keep up with high volume production....

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                      Speaker
                      Rahul Gangal
                      Partner
                      Roland Berger
                      Wednesday, May 18
                      10:25 AM - 10:45 AM
                      • Wednesday, May 18:  10:25 AM - 10:45 AM
                      • Room:   Grandville B
                      Wednesday, May 18
                      10:45 AM - 11:05 AM
                      • Wednesday, May 18:  10:45 AM - 11:05 AM
                      • Room:   Grandville C
                      One of the major impacts of the pandemic was an exacerbation of an already tight and challenged labor market in Aerospace and Defense.  This is happening at the same time as a general acceptance of the need to use greater technology in manufacturing processes going forward.  The adoption of Industry...

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                        Speaker
                        Eric Logan
                        Principal - Strategy; Operations CoE Lead
                        KPMG
                        Wednesday, May 18
                        11:05 AM - 11:54 AM
                        • Wednesday, May 18:  11:05 AM - 11:54 AM
                        • Room:   Grandville C
                        A discussion on the skilled labor shortage and addressing the resulting  lead-time predictability....

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                          Speaker
                          Eric Logan
                          Principal - Strategy; Operations CoE Lead
                          KPMG
                          Speaker
                          John A. Pilla
                          Senior Technical Advisor
                          Patriot Industrial Partners
                          Speaker
                          Shannon Bernhardt
                          Site Manager
                          Michelin North America - Aircraft Tires
                          Speaker
                          Shawn Campbell
                          VP, Assembly & Supply Chain
                          Orizon Aero
                          Wednesday, May 18
                          11:50 AM - 12:15 PM
                          • Wednesday, May 18:  11:50 AM - 12:15 PM
                          • Room:   Grandville C
                          Speaker
                          Bill Peterson
                          Chief Executive Officer
                          Flying Ship Technologies, Corp.
                          Wednesday, May 18
                          12:20 PM - 1:00 PM
                          • Wednesday, May 18:  12:20 PM - 1:00 PM
                          • Room:   Grandville C
                          A discussion and project vision on what’s next in A&D manufacturing....

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                            Moderator
                            Clinton Proctor
                            Manager, Private Equity Performance Improvement
                            Alvarez and Marsal
                            Speaker
                            Jamie Korman
                            Associate Director, Digital Operations
                            Collins Aerospace
                            Speaker
                            Siva Balasubramanian
                            VP of Factory Support and Digital Transformation
                            Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
                            Wednesday, May 18
                            1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
                            • Wednesday, May 18:  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
                            • Room:   Grandville B
                            Wednesday, May 18
                            1:30 PM - 3:45 PM
                            • Wednesday, May 18:  1:30 PM - 3:45 PM
                            • Room:   Meeting Point: Main Lobby