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April 27-28, 2021
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
Dallas, TX
#AWUAM

Monday, November 01
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Monday, November 01, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Monday, November 01
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM

  • Monday, November 01, 1:00 PM - 1:05 PM
Speaker
Jacqueline Smith

Senior Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
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Monday, November 01
1:05 PM - 1:25 PM

  • Monday, November 01, 1:05 PM - 1:25 PM
IT and Digital Technologies have continued to ramp up throughout the pandemic. There is overwhelming excitement, desire, and absolute necessity for radical change to shift from where we are now, to where we need to be within the aviation industry. What steps must be taken to keep up and remain...
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John H. Schmidt

Global Aerospace & Defense Lead
Accenture
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Monday, November 01
1:30 PM - 2:10 PM

  • Monday, November 01, 1:30 PM - 2:10 PM
Across technical operations and flight operations, a wave of replacements are inevitable, what are the challenges and opportunities within legacy system replacement? Taking a deep dive into software modernization for the aerospace industry, from the baseline of cloud migration, up to data analytics and decision support, which problems need immediate attention...
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Scott Loescher

CEO
AvSight Aviation Software
Moderator

Anna Paugh

Senior Director of Engine Material
True Aero, LLC
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Darryl Maraj

Head of Technology, Digital Innovation Group
GA Telesis
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Monday, November 01
2:10 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Monday, November 01, 2:10 PM - 3:15 PM
Enjoy refreshments with your fellow attendees and make new connections during this afternoon networking opportunity.

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Monday, November 01
3:20 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Monday, November 01, 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Maintaining fleets of aircraft in a regulated environment is a complex function to which Information Technology (IT) systems have been applied for many decades.  Replacing these ageing systems offers the potential to improve outcomes by facilitating compliance and driving efficiencies in maintenance work planning and execution, all while reducing cost...
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Jason Lee

Jason Lee, Vice President, Commercial Sales
IFS Aerospace and Defense
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Michael Egan

VP Commercial Aviation
IFS Aerospace & Defense
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Yessibeth Jurado

Senior Manager - Projects and MRO Systems
Copa Airlines
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Monday, November 01
3:55 PM - 4:15 PM

  • Monday, November 01, 3:55 PM - 4:15 PM
In the good times (a.k.a. pre-Covid), new technology adoption and implementation lacked urgency. Touchless solutions were nice-to-haves to help improve efficiency, but they weren’t high priority. Artificial intelligence and machine learning were buzzwords that needed business cases. And collaboration and tech integration among companies to simplify the traveler experience were...
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Joelle Cuvelier

Head of Airline Solutions & Delivery, Americas
Amadeus
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Monday, November 01
4:20 PM - 4:55 PM

  • Monday, November 01, 4:20 PM - 4:55 PM
Assessing the value proposition for investing in efficiencies in MRO IT, how can innovation drive ROI? Looking at the insights that provides, how can this be translated across your organization and how can new information aid decision-making for end operators?
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Lindsay Bjerregaard

Managing Editor, MRO
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Arun Chhabra

CEO
8tree LLC
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Mark S. Schulz

Founder
#DigitalAircraft
Speaker

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Monday, November 01
4:55 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Monday, November 01, 4:55 PM - 5:00 PM

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Monday, November 01
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Monday, November 01, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Tuesday, November 02
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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Tuesday, November 02
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Tuesday, November 02
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
Speaker
Jacqueline Smith

Senior Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

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Tuesday, November 02
9:10 AM - 9:50 AM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 9:10 AM - 9:50 AM
Aerospace is more connected than ever before, holding and using increasing volumes of data. As the digital transformation moves forwards and threats become more tangible, what steps must the industry take to build a robust defence? How central is the role of AI in future cyber defence? What are regulators...
Speakers
Dan Wolff

Director of Product Management and Product Marketing for Big Fix
HCL Software
Moderator

Alexandra Landegger Heckler

Chief Information Security Officer
Collins Aerospace
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Regine Bonneau

CEO & Founder
RB Advisory LLC
Speaker

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Tuesday, November 02
9:55 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 9:55 AM - 10:15 AM
How can health information be collected, stored, and presented in controlled and secure manor? What processes do airports and operators need to establish to make this an efficient reality? What are the challenges in ensuring authentic information? How must industry look at validity of data? Is a negative test valid...
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Rupen S. Philloura

Director – Terminal & AOC
Miami International Airport
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Tuesday, November 02
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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Tuesday, November 02
10:45 AM - 11:20 AM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 10:45 AM - 11:20 AM
With technologies advancing at an ever-increasing rate, what regulatory frameworks are required to find a balance between an environment which allows and supports innovation in Aerospace while ensuring safety and security? Is there a danger that inefficient regulation may stifle investment in emerging areas, such as applications of AI &...
Speakers
Justin Towles

Senior Policy Advisor
Akin Gump
Moderator

Al Secen

Vice President, Aviation Technologies & Standards
RTCA
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Tuesday, November 02
11:25 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 11:25 AM - 12:00 PM
As commercial supply chains shift away from supply led, to a demand driven model, what steps must industry take to build a 100% digitally integrated supply chain ecosystem? What are the benefits to be gained from embracing the digital landscape?
Speakers
Paul Stewart

President
Ambry Hill Technologies
Moderator

Rodrigo Garcia

VP & Chief Technology Officer
PartsBase
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Rogerio Besouchet

Global Product Manager - Aerospace
Kuehne + Nagel
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Tuesday, November 02
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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Tuesday, November 02
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
We all know that "time is money". This is never more true than when your talented team is spending too much time on necessary, but repetitive, work. AvSight has leveraged the power of Salesforce to make automating these tasks simple - no IT developers required! We'll show you how our visual workflow builder makes...
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Frank Scales

Senior Sales Engineer
AvSight Aviation Software
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Scott Loescher

CEO
AvSight Aviation Software
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Tuesday, November 02
1:55 PM - 2:10 PM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 1:55 PM - 2:10 PM
Today's aviation businesses are diverse and sophisticated. With companies relying on multiple sources of data, or having multiple facilities running independent systems it is increasingly difficult to make real time decisions with disbursed data. Ambry Hill has created Vista One to bring all of this data together in one place, regardless of where...
Speakers
Eric Schech

Product Brand Manager
Ambry Hill Technologies
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Paul Stewart

President
Ambry Hill Technologies
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Tuesday, November 02
2:20 PM - 2:40 PM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Implementation of new Information Technology (IT) systems doesn’t stop at migration. After careful planning and execution of cutover, the system users then enter into the post-migration stabilization phase. While we expect to see considerable operational and financial benefits right after implementation, data- and process-driven operational issues could lead to costly inefficiencies. In...
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François Bellemare

Principal
Oliver Wyman
Speaker

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Tuesday, November 02
2:45 PM - 3:20 PM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 2:45 PM - 3:20 PM
Examining the potential to utilize data to build partnerships between manufacturers and operators - both to utilize real time data, extending maintenance intervals to improve operational performance, reliability and pursue operational excellence. What are best practices to build and manage an IoT system? What are the parameters around data ownership...
Speakers
Kevin Goering

Partner
McKinsey & Company
Moderator

Nathaniel Hicks

Senior Product Director
GE Digital Aviation Software
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Raul Segredo

President & CEO
Avionica
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Tuesday, November 02
3:20 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 3:20 PM - 3:45 PM

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Tuesday, November 02
3:50 PM - 4:20 PM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 3:50 PM - 4:20 PM
As digital transformation within Aerospace continues to accelerate, data driven digital technologies are increasingly commonplace. What are the key steps to build an adoption strategy for these systems? What training requirements are needed to ensure technicians can use new tools efficiently? 
Speakers
Mark Buongiorno

COO
Tsunami Tsolutions
Moderator

Andy Hakes

Founder & CEO
AireXpert
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Michael Schlotterbeck

Smart Factory Asset Integration Leader
Deloitte Consulting
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Peter White

Associate Director Maintenance Engineering
Tsunami Tsolutions
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Tuesday, November 02
4:25 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 4:25 PM - 4:30 PM

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Tuesday, November 02
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Tuesday, November 02, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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