AMM Events will hold its 6th Annual Aerospace Materials Conference in Pittsburgh, April 24-25, 2012.
The big question on everyone’s mind is capacity issues, can the industry do it? Key supply chain issues and themes will be presented and discussed by leading aircraft manufacturers, OEM’s, tier 1 suppliers, metal and material producers , and industry analysts.
During the two-day event, learn of issues facing globalization, including intellectual property issues in China. Will US Defense cuts affect your bottom line? Supplier consolidation and other pinch points are affecting production; how are some companies being proactive and taking a new angle to the supply chain?
• Commercial market outlook
• Defense sector downturn: Near and how severe?
• Where are the supply chain pinch points?
• Implications of supplier consolidation
• Globalization & implications for raw materials
• Highlight Address: Rare Earth Elements
New in 2012
• Globalization and issues with intellectual property in China
• Opportunities for entering Mexico
• Viewpoints from tier 1 suppliers
Kevin Michaels, Vice President, ICF SH&E
Keynote AddressConfirmed Speakers
John Byrne, Vice President of Aircraft Materials & Structures, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Supplier Management
Dan DeAntonio, Marketing Manager - Aerospace, Carpenter Technology Corp
Paul Fielding, Director of Business Development, ATK Aerospace Systems
Gareth Hatch, Founding Principal, Technology Metals Research
Gail Hite, Market Development Director, RTI International Metals
Michael Holland, Manager, ICF SH&E
Dana Hullinger, Director, Supply Chain Strategy & Architecture, Boeing Defense, Space & Security
Tony Morales, Global Marketing Director, Aerospace & Defense, Alcoa
Lloyd O'Carroll, Senior VP, Davenport & Company
Robert Olson, Engineering Directorate, US Army ARMDEC
Simon Pickup, Director of Business Operations, Airbus
Bill Reid, Value Stream Manager: Forgings & Mill Products, Pratt & Whitney
Paul Smith, Director - Customer Applications Engineering, Constellium
Jeff Tomei, Director of Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
John VanKirk, VP Aerospace & Defense, Kennametal Inc
Myles Walton, Director, Deutsche Bank
Mike Warner, Senior Manager, Boeing Company
Andy Ziolkowski, Senior VP - Strategic Integration, Carpenter Technology Corp