An Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan Event

agenda

tuesday, September 5

aerospace roundtables

Aerospace Roundtable

1:00 – 4:00 PM

Miller Canfield-Office

The Aerospace Roundtable provides an opportunity to collaborate with OEM/Tier 1 companies on potential solutions to real-life industry challenges.

High Altitude Welcome Reception

6:00 – 8:00 PM

High Altitude Welcome Reception – 72nd Floor, Renaissance Center

Located on the 72nd floor of the Renaissance Center, AeroOne attendees will have the opportunity to join AIAM’s Board of Directors, Conference Speakers and Sponsors at the exclusive “High Altitude Welcome Reception” on Tuesday, September 5, while enjoying Detroit and Canada’s skyline from 700 feet in the sky.

Wednesday, September 4

8:00 – 9:00 AM

Breakfast & Registration

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Aerospace Roundtables

Returning for 2024! More information coming soon.

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 – 3:00 PM

Talent Panels: Candid discussion between industry, academia and students

5:00 – 7:00 PM

Royal Welcome Reception

Park 601 Terrace (Spouses invited)

Thursday, September 5

8:00 – 9:00 AM

Breakfast & Registration

9:00 – 9:20 AM

Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan Welcome Address

Tony Vernaci – President

9:20 – 9:50 AM

Keynote Address

Chris Stone – Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer, Lockheed Martin

9:50 – 10:30 AM

Industry Outlook

Richard Aboulafia – Managing Director, Aerodynamic Advisory

10:30 – 10:50 AM

Networking Break

10:50 – 11:20 AM

Taking the Next Step with the Department of Defense

Defense Logistics Agency

11:20 AM – 12:00 PM

PANEL – Real Life Experiences of Getting Started with the Department of Defense

Panelists:

  • Stacy Paul – CEO, Array of Engineers
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Calumet Electronics
  • Defense OEM
12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch 

1:00 – 1:45 PM

PANEL: Voices of the Tier 1’s

Moderated by: Kevin Michaels – Managing Director, Aerodynamic Advisory

  • Triumph Geared Solutions
1:45 – 2:30 PM

PANEL: Voices of the Sub-Tiers

Moderated by: Peter Zimm – Principal,  Charles Edwards Management Consulting 

2:30 – 3:00 PM

Networking Break

3:00 – 3:30 PM

Additive Manufacturing – Separating Reality from Hype

  • Woodward, Inc.
3:30 – 4:00 PM

PANEL: Cybersecurity Prebreach Preparedness & Latest Threats

4:00 – 4:45 PM

Reducing Cost & Improving Quality through Automation

Speaker TBA

4:45 – 5:00 PM

Wrap Up

Tony Vernaci – President, Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan

5:30 – 7:00 PM

Cocktail Hour (spouses invited) – Gallery South

Friday, September 6

7:30 – 8:30 AM

Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00 AM

Keynote Address

Speaker TBA

9:00 – 9:45 AM

PANEL – M&A Trends Among Sub-Tier Suppliers

Moderated by: Mike Stengel – Principal, AeroDynamic Advisory

9:45 – 10:15 AM

Unpacking the Space Supply Chain

10:15 – 10:30 AM

Morning Coffee Break

10:30 – 10:45 AM

State of Michigan Address

10:45 – 11:30 AM

PANEL – Business Aviation New Jet Deliveries & Aftermarket Support

Moderated by: Geoff Murray – Partner, Oliver Wyman

11:30 – 12:15 PM

PANEL – Industry Analyst Predictions

Moderated by: TBA
Panelists:

  • Kevin Michaels – Managing Director, AeroDynamic Advisory

12:15 – 12:30 PM

Final Thoughts

Tony Vernaci – President, Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan

12:30 PM

Box lunch available