Aerospace Innovative Technology Summit

Conference Program

May 7, 2019


08:00 – 09:00             Registration & Morning Coffee
09:00 – 09:05AITS Welcome and Summit Commencement
Morning Chairman: Steve Sewell, Executive Vice President,
Economic Development Partnership of Alabama
09:05 – 09:20

Overview of the ‘State’ of the Industry
Greg Canfield, Secretary of Commerce,
State of Alabama

09:20 – 09:45Innovation and Technology are Inspiring Future Products
Amanda Simpson, Vice President for Research & Technology,
Airbus
11:25 – 11:50Supply Chain Cybersecurity in an Increasingly Complex Manufacturing Environment
Jeff Chang, Lockheed Space Supply Chain Cybersecurity Officer,  
Lockheed Martin
11:50 – 12:20

Panel Discussion
Securing the Connected Factory: Beyond the Hype

Moderator:
Paul Perry, Security Risk and Controls Practice Leader,
Warren Averett

Panellists:
Matthew Hudnall, Director at Institute of Business Analytics, University of Alabama
Paul Zimmerman, Partner, Christian & Small

 12:20 – 13:30Lunch
14:35 – 15:00Digital Operations: Ready for Take-Off
Mark Hermans, Managing Director – Digital Operations Consulting,
PwC
15:00 – 15:30Afternoon Break
15:30 – 15:55Additive Manufacturing Standardization: Status, Opportunities and Challenges
Mohsen Seifi, Director, Global Additive Manufacturing Programs,
ASTM
15:55 – 16:20The Advent of Additive Manufacturing – Better Understanding Materials Made from Digital Files
Dr. Mark Patterson, Director, Business Development,
Southern Research
16:20 – 17:00

Panel discussion
Identifying Challenges and Opportunities for the Supply Chain with the Implementation of Innovative Technology

Moderator:
Roger Thomas, Industry Principle – Manufacturing, SAS Institute

Panelists:
David Goddard, Principal, Oliver Wight
Ian Poulton, Senior Finance Manager, PPG Aerospace
Kristi Bains, Assistant Director, AIDT

17:00 – 17:10Audience Q&A & Chair’s Closing Remarks
17:10Conference Close

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