Conference Agenda

Tuesday, January 15
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

  • Tuesday, January 15, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hosted by Now Jade and Sponsored by Lift Aerospace

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Wednesday, January 16
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Wednesday, January 16, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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Wednesday, January 16
10:00 AM - 10:10 AM

  • Wednesday, January 16, 10:00 AM - 10:10 AM
Speaker
Jacqueline Smith

Senior Event Producer
Aviation Week Network
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Wednesday, January 16
10:10 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Wednesday, January 16, 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Speaker
Jorge Jacome

Corporate SVP Maintenance and Engineering
Aeroméxico
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Wednesday, January 16
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Wednesday, January 16, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Hear the current status and upcoming trends for the Latin American MRO market and aviation industries, including challenges and opportunities for the future in Latin America and global markets.  
Speaker
Jonathan Berger

Managing Director
Alton Aviation Consultancy
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Wednesday, January 16
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Wednesday, January 16, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A distinguished panel of senior aviation executives will analyze the market forecast and discuss the implications for the region and their organizations.  Hear their thoughts on key trends, economic impacts affecting their business today and what’s changing the industry.
Speakers
Ahmad Zamany

VP Technical Operations
Copa Airlines
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Francisco Sanchez

VP Technical Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Management
LATAM Airlines Group
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Jesus Navarro Parada

CEO
Mexicana MRO
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Miguel Montoya Estrada

VP of Engineering & Maintenance
Avianca
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Wednesday, January 16
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Wednesday, January 16, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

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Wednesday, January 16
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Wednesday, January 16, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Work smarter, not harder by integrating big data analytics and predictive maintenance into your MRO strategy. How prioritizing and analyzing data can help your MRO plan make the necessary jump from reactive to proactive. How to leverage the insights gained from predictive data and turn it into actionable knowledge, reducing...
Speakers
Dr. Fred Cleveland

Managing Director, Operations, Transportation and Logistics
PwC
Moderator

Jack Arehart

President, MRO Services
Delta Air Lines
Speaker

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Wednesday, January 16
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Wednesday, January 16, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Wednesday, January 16
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Wednesday, January 16, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Take a closer look at the latest in transformational technology for the MRO industry. What can be gained from using drones for more efficient mapping of the fuselage? How is additive manufacturing changing the future of replacement parts? What are the latest trends in cabin modifications and connectivity options? Hear...

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  • Wednesday, January 16, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
What programs are already in place and working to recruit and retain skilled workers in the local MRO industry? What skills will the future workforce of mechanics need to keep up with our constantly evolving digital world? How will we implement this new type of training? How are we successfully...
Speakers
Ernesto Ruiz

former Chairman of the Board
Aeroman
Moderator

Jorge Jacome

Corporate SVP Maintenance and Engineering
Aeroméxico
Moderator

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Wednesday, January 16
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Wednesday, January 16, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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Wednesday, January 16
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Wednesday, January 16, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
In Part 1 of MRO Innovations, we learned about the exciting new technology looking to take the MRO industry by storm. Now we will hear what airline executives, operations and MRO line managers really think about the latest technology to disrupt the MRO industry. Where do they see the greatest...

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  • Wednesday, January 16, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Perfect management of the “Tricky Triangle” between airlines, leasing companies and MRO service providers is the key to planning and executing successful aircraft transitions. This session will dig into what that really means.  Understand the requirements of the lease agreement. Know the obligations and track them religiously thru the life...

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Wednesday, January 16
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Wednesday, January 16, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Thursday, January 17
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Thursday, January 17, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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Thursday, January 17
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Thursday, January 17, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Thursday, January 17
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Thursday, January 17, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
This session takes an all-encompassing look at MRO supply chain processes and infrastructure. Airlines, OEMs, service providers, and suppliers provide their unique perspectives on the challenges they face in managing their own part of the supply chain as well as their relationships with other stakeholders. What improvements can be made...
Speakers
Andy Shields

VP Engineering
Wencor Group
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Carl Glover

VP Sales & Marketing
AAR
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Thursday, January 17
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Thursday, January 17, 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Check-in with Aeromexico’s progress and insights since completing its first in-house Boeing 787-8 C check—becoming the first American operator and one of the first airlines worldwide to accomplish this service check in-house.
Speaker
David Nakamura

SVP Engineering, Planning and Technical Services
Aeroméxico
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Thursday, January 17
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Thursday, January 17, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

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Thursday, January 17
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Thursday, January 17, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
As OEMs enter the aftermarket and challenge the traditional role of independent MRO providers, many in the industry see this as a cause for concern. What strategies and tactics can MROs use to secure their place in the evolving market? How does local/regional knowledge come into play? What role will...
Speakers
Brandi Dague

VP Sales & Marketing, Americas
HEICO Parts Group
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Harmen Lanser

Director Component Product Development & Logistics
AFI KLM E&M
Speaker

Mike Garcia

President
Zulu Global
Moderator

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Thursday, January 17
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Thursday, January 17, 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

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Thursday, January 17
1:15 PM - 1:20 PM

  • Thursday, January 17, 1:15 PM - 1:20 PM

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Thursday, January 17
1:20 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Thursday, January 17, 1:20 PM - 2:30 PM

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