AFA 14TH ANNUAL AEROSPACE SUMMIT | 2019 Agenda

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!

AGENDA

7:00AM 

 

Doors open for exhibitors 

8:00AM 

Registration & Breakfast

9:00AM 

 

Opening Remarks 

Dave Dickson, AFA Vice Chair & Director of Marketing & Business Development - Crane Aerospace

Emily Wittman, AFA President & CEO  

9:10AM 

 

Welcome Remarks 

Mayor Jim Ferrell, City of Federal Way 

9:15AM 

 

What Is Mixed Reality?  

David Kessler, Program Manager - UW Reality Lab 

9:25AM 

 

Jamco's Road to Improving Aircraft Seat Product Offerings with Extended Reality

Allen Gibson, Vice President of R&D - Jamco America 
John Cornell, Manager of Product Research - Jamco America 
Michael Hoffman, Founding Partner - Object Theory 

 

9:45AM 

 

Presentation: APiJET  

Tom Gibbons, Interim CEO 

10:00AM 

 

What the Aerospace Industry Doesn’t Know About Its Planes Is Costing It Serious Money: How Blockchain Can Help

Rachel Parker Sealy, Partner Lead - PricewaterhouseCoopers 

10:15AM 

 

Break  

10:25AM 

 

Prize Drawing

Theo Chocolates  

10:26AM 

 

Presentation: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence 

Scott Everling, Product Development Manager for Integrated Solutions - Hexagon 

 

10:40AM 

 

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

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

11:10AM 

 

Supplier Panel: Customer Diversification 

Lynnette Muenzberg, Owner - TLG Aerospace 
Ben Hempstead, Chief of Staff - Electroimpact 
Dan Dewaal, Machinists 
Hilary King, Vice President, Sensing & Power Systems - Crane Aerospace 

11:30AM 

 

Break  

11:40AM 

 

Prize Drawing 

Model Plane  

11:41AM 

 

How Do Suppliers Increase Efficiency from Bid to Delivery?

David Guzinsky, Vice President, Boeing Programs- Dassault Systemes

 

11:55AM 

 

Innovation Talent Trends in Aerospace 

Liz Weber, Director of Manufacturing & Engineering - NuWest Group Holdings, LLC  

12:10pM 

 

Education Panel: Supplying the Next-Gen of Aerospace Talent

Kristi Morgensen, University of Washington 

John Bonner, Vice President of Corporate & Workforce Training - Everett Community College 

Larry Cluphf, Executive Director - Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center 

Mary Kaye Bredeson, Executive Director - Center of Excellence for Aerospace & Advanced Manufacturing

Dr. Jacob Murray, Clinical Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for Electrical Engineering - WSU Everett

12:30pM 

 

Lunch

TBD

lunch program

12:50pM 

 

Introduction 

Mayor Dana Ralph, City of Kent 

12:55PM 

 

KEYNOTE Blue Origin: Washington Origin 

Michael Edmonds, Vice President of Strategy & Business Operations - Blue Origin 

1:15pM 

 

Q&A with Washington Space CEOs 

Curt Blake, CEO - Spaceflight Industries 

Christopher Richins, CEO & Co-Founder - RBC Signals 

1:35pM 

 

Washington State Space Strategy Announcement 

1:40pM 

 

Break

2:00pm 

 

Prize Drawing 

Hotel 360 Two Night Stay 

2:01pM 

 

KEYNOTE State Support for Emerging Aviation Technology 

Rob Hodgman, Senior Aviation Planner - WSDOT 

 

2:15pM 

 

Presentation: AeroTEC 

Lee Human, President & Founder - AeroTEC 

2:30pM 

 

Legislative Panel: Insight Into Olympia 

Senator Marko Liias, D-21LD

Senator Shelly Short, R-7LD

Representative Drew Stokesbary, R-31LD  

Representative Larry Springer, D-45LD 

2:50pM 

 

Break

3:00pM 

 

Prize Drawing 

Kenmore Air Scenic Seaplane Tour 

 

3:01PM 

 

The Session Ahead 

Trent House, Trent M House Government Relations

3:15pM 

 

Leaders Panel: Championing Supportive Business Ecosystems

Mayor Dana Ralph, City of Kent 

Mayor Jim Ferrell, City of Federal Way 

Commissioner Axel Strakeljahn, Port of Bremerton  

3:40pM 

 

Awards 

3:55pM 

 

Closing Remarks 

Emily Wittman, AFA President & CEO 

 

4:00pM 

 

Networking & Cocktail Reception 

 

5:30pM 

 

Event Concludes  

 

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