AFA'S 14TH ANNUAL AEROSPACE SUMMIT

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SPEAKERS

Joe Keegan

Director, Mobility Transformation, Product Strategy, and Future Airplane Development - Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Keynote

Topic

The Second Century of Aerospace: 
Innovating the Future of Air Travel

 

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Bio

In May 2018, Joe Keegan became Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ first Director of Mobility Transformation. In this role he reports to the Vice President of Product Strategy and Future Airplane Development. He has responsibility for the development of new concepts, technologies and configurations that will help drive Boeing into its second century.

Previously, Joe served as the Commercial Airplanes Product Development leader for systems and technology. He led a team responsible for research and development of new and derivative airplane systems and advanced technologies. 

Earlier, Joe led Features Development and has held leadership positions during the development of the 777X, 787 and 737NG, implementing the latest innovations. He joined The Boeing Company in 1988 and began his career on the development of the original 777.

Joe holds a bachelor of science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Idaho. 

David Guzinsky

Vice President, Boeing Programs, Dassault Systèmes

Topic

How do Suppliers Increase Efficiency from Bid to Delivery

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Bio

In David’s current role, he leads the Program Business Operations (PBO) and Program Management Office (PMO) in the execution of the Boeing 2CES Contract.  David is responsible for interacting with executives from both The Boeing Company and within Dassault Systemes in the performance of his duties, defining strategy, developing execution methods and best practices, with focus on PLM/MOM/ERP architecture, integrations, program operations (HR/Staffing, Finance, Integrated Master Schedules (using SAFe/AGILE methods on the 3D EXPERIENCE Platform), Governance, Contracts, and SubContracts.

Curt Blake

CEO, Spaceflight Industries

Curt Blake is chief executive officer of Spaceflight’s launch services group and previously served as senior vice president and general counsel. Curt has led efforts to expand Spaceflight’s global network of launch service providers while building relationships with key commercial-, civilian- and defense-related customers. Over the last several years, Curt oversaw the company’s growth from its early commercial rideshare launches on the Antares and Soyuz vehicles to become the industry’s rideshare leader and the world’s first commercial spaceline.

Rob Hodgman

Senior Aviation Planner, WSDOT

Topic

WSDOT Support for Emerging Tech

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Bio

More info coming soon!

Michael Edmonds

Senior VP of Strategy, Marketing and Sales - Blue Origin

Keynote

Topic

Blue Origin: Washington Origin

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Bio

Scott Michael Edmonds serves as Vice President of Strategy and Business Operations at Blue Origin, a private space company developing vehicles and technologies that dramatically improve access to space for people and payloads.

Michael Edmonds joined Blue Origin in November of 2018. Michael transitioned to Blue from Honeywell, where he most recently served as President of the Aerospace Services & Connectivity Business.

In his 18 years at Honeywell, Michael held roles across multiple functions in the United

States and abroad, including marketing, pricing, customer support, supply chain, business development and general management.

Michael has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Illinois State University and earned his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Illinois. Michael is a Six Sigma Black-belt.

tom Gibbons

Interim CEO and CCO, APiJET

Tom has over 25 years of experience leading global Fortune 500 companies in areas of strategic incubation, software, services and hardware development, marketing and sales in consumer products, enterprise platform and aviation technologies. He is a former senior executive at Microsoft where he was a corporate Vice President with responsibility for businesses as diverse as WindowsEmbedded, XboxLive and PC Accessories. Tom is on the Board of Directors of the Museum of Flight and is an avid private pilot.

Scott Everling

Product Business Development Manager, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

Topic

Achieving increased efficiencies in Aerospace with innovative hybrid metrology/robotic cells

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Bio

Scott has worked in the Metrology industry for more than two decades solving precision manufacturing measurement problems in a wide variety of industries.  His background includes several years chasing precision at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and operating a measurement consulting and programming firm concentrating on Automotive and Aerospace powertrain applications.

Scott holds a mechanical engineering degree from Cornell University.

Rachel Parker Sealy

Partner lead for PwC Advisory's A&D Blockchain Solutions

Topic

What the aerospace industry doesn't know about its planes is costing it serious money: how blockchain can help

 

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Bio

With a degree in applied mathematics and economics, Rachel leads PwC’s efforts focusing on the applicability of emerging technology and blockchain to identify the nose-to-tail configuration of an aircraft – capturing the planes, their constituent parts, as well as aircraft-related personnel.

Lee Human

President & CEO, AeroTEC

AeroTEC Founder and President Lee Human is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Engineering. He has earned credentials as an FAA DER, as well a private multi-engine instrument pilot's license. Prior to starting AeroTEC in 2003, Lee was the flight test manager at Aviation Partners Boeing and a lead engineer at Aircraft Engineering Specialists.

Liz Weber

Director, NuWest Group Holdings, LLC

Topic

Innovation Talent Trends in Aerospace

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Bio

More info coming soon!

Jamco Presents

Jamco's road to improving aircraft seat product offerings with extended reality

Allen Gipson

 Vice President Operations and R&D, Jamco America

Allen believes that the most innovative design solutions are also the most obvious. The discovery of these innovations takes tireless efforts by outstanding individuals. Most recently Allen has been honored to lead the team developing Jamco's recently introduced Venture business class seat.

John Cornell

Manager of Product Research & Development, Jamco America

With a passion for innovation John has spent the last 13 years at Jamco completing various aerospace interiors projects and now leads an R&D team developing new commercial premium class seats products, features, and services.

Michael Hoffman

Founding Partner, Object Theory

Michael Hoffman is co-founder of Object Theory, a Mixed Reality agency with a focus on strategy, platform solutions and custom services. Object Theory is one of Microsoft's longest standing partners in their Microsoft Mixed Reality Partner (MMRP) program, since before the HoloLens release. Prior to forming Object Theory, Michael led the creation of showcase experiences for Microsoft HoloLens as a Principal Engineering Lead on the HoloLens team. His work includes some of the remarkable applications created for Autodesk, Trimble, and JPL/NASA Curiosity Mars rover mission planning. Michael's experience also includes positions at Google and Nike Digital Sport, as well as leading delivery of platform solutions in publishing, biotech, mass storage and telecom.

PAnels

Legislative Panel

Topic

Insight Into Olympia 

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Senator Marko Liias

21st Legislative District

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Senator Shelly Short

7th Legislative District

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Representative Larry Springer

45th Legislative District

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Representative Drew Stokesbary

31st Legislative District

Higher Education Panel

Topic

Aerospace technology-focused higher education and training

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Kristi Morgensen

University of Washington

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John Bonner

Everett Community College

Vice President Corporate & Workforce Training; Interim Executive VP for Instruction and Students Services

John leads college efforts to develop education partnerships and programs that develop and diversify the talent pipeline to fill high demand careers in our local economy.  

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Larry Cluphf 

Edmonds Community College

Executive Director 

Business Training Center (BTC) 

Washington Aerospace Training & Research (WATR) Center

Larry Cluphf is the Executive Director BTC/WATR Center at Edmonds Community College. Larry has been as a local, State and International speaker and panelist on aerospace workforce related issues.   

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Mary Kaye Bredeson

Center of Excellence

Executive Director

Center of Excellence for Aerospace & Advanced Manufacturing

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Dr. Jacob Murray

WSU Everett

Clinical Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for Electrical Engineering

Leadership Panel

Topic

How Washington state cities are creating business-friendly,  technology-focused aerospace environments

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Mayor Dana Ralph

City of Kent

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Mayor Jim Ferrell

City of Federal Way

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Mayor Cassie Franklin

City of Everett

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Axel Strakeljahn

Port of Bremerton

Port Commissioner

Supplier Panel

Topic

Pros and Cons of Customer Diversification

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Jon Evans

Lynnette Muenzberg,

TLG Aerospace 

Owner

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Ben Hempstead

Electroimpact, Inc.

Chief of Staff

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Dan DeWaal

Machinists, Inc.

VP of Operations

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Hilary King

Crane Aerospace & Electronics

VP of Sensing & Power Systems

Announcements & Awards

Space Industry Retention, Growth and Attraction in Washington State

AFA & WSSC

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Department of Commerce

2019 Aerospace Awards

Aerospace Company of the Year

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Aerospace Executive of the Year

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AFA Leadership Award

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Next Gen

Exhibits & Booths

Exhibits

Boeing FUTUREU

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Dassault Playground

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Electroimpact

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Hexagon

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Jamco/Object Theory

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MxtReality

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RealWear

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WSU Mars Rover 

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Xemelgo

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ZevaAero

Booths

AJAC

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APiJET

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City of Federal Way

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Moss Adams Charging Station

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TLG Aerospace

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University of Phoenix

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WATR Center

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Women in Manufacturing

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W5 Engineering

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Outside

Cirrus SR22T Aircraft

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"Experience Innovation" in light aircraft with the turbocharged SR22T Aircraft. This incredible plane will be on display outside at the PAEC. Come to the Summit and find out what all the fuss is about!

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AFA'S 14TH ANNUAL AEROSPACE SUMMIT

EXPERIENCE INNOVATION

October 16, 2019  

Breakfast 8am-8:45am

Program 9am-4pm | Reception 4pm-5:30pm

 

Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center

Federal Way, WA

 

JOIN US for an immersive experience with new technologies, top innovators, and leaders in the industry!