Take a look back at memorable AmericasAeroCluster conference for glimpse of what's to come!
February 25, 2018
12:00 - 12:15 Welcome by Senator John Kavanagh
12:15 - 13:00 Keynote speaker: “Commercial Aircraft Outlook”, Dr. Fariba Alamdari, VP, Marketing, Boeing
13:00 - 13:45 “Single Aisle Aircraft Market Outlook and Strategies”,
Gordon Preston, VP, Marketing, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation
13:45 - 14:30 Panel: “How to Partner with OEMs”: Boeing, Dr. Fariba Alamdari, Mitsubishi, Gordon Preston,
Honeywell, Dr. Amanda King, Northrop, Dr. Steve Guine, Dr. Gunnar Light – ASU & Greater
Export Council, Dirk Beth- Hyalescent Ventures, moderated by Paul Lambert, Lane Powell
14:30 - 15:00 Networking Coffee
15:00 - 15:30 Additive Manufacturing: Dr. Xin Hao, University of Arizona
15:30 - 15:45 Additive Manufacturing Supplier Chain in Arizona, Dr. Soeren Wiener, Honeywell
15:45 - 16:30 Panel: Additive Manufacturing Presentations & OEMS: Dr. Xin Hao, University of Arizona
Dr. Soeren Wiener, Honeywell, Boeing Retired Dr. Dave Anderson, Northrop, Dr. Steve Guine vs.
Additive Manufacturing Companies moderated by Dirk Beth, VP, Hyalescent Ventures
16:30 - 17:30 Panel: From Small Companies Incubator to Collaboration and Partnership; OEMs: Northrop Dr.
Steve Guine, Boeing Ligia McLean, Small/mid company leaders: Simon Prosser, Eye Tech, Al
Grabowski L&W Technology, Dr. Okaja Shunichi JAXA, Sergio Cecutta, SMG Consulting,
Raj Ghate, Performance Software CEO, moderated by Dr. Amanda King, Honeywell
17:30 - 18:00 Cocktail Hour - Networking
19:00 - 22:00 Awards Dinner- Welcome by Michael Bidwill, President of Arizona Cardinals, Alfredo Molina,
Honorary Consul of Spain, Steve Zylstra, Tech Council, Dr. Gunnar Light ASU & Greater Export
Council Award for Aerospace Industry Achievements; presented by Doug Bruhnke Award for
Great Engineering; presented by Dr. Gunnar Light, Awards for Partnering Organizations
presented by Dirk Beth
Speakers and experts of 2018
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Chairman at Molina Fine Jewelers and Black, Starr & Frost
Mayor of Scottsdale, Arizona
President of the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football
Member of Arizona House of Representatives
Global Chamber President
President & CEO at Arizona Technology Council
Sales & Marketing VP at Boeing Company
President / CEO *Americas Aerospace Cluster *Circculus Corporate Consulting
Vice President, Marketing at Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation America
Northrop Senior Manager
Industrial Participation Senior Manager at The Boeing Company
Shareholder -- Lane Powell PC
Sr. Director, Breakthrough Technology at Honeywell Aerospace
Sales & Business Development Executive; Cyber Security & IT Professional
Managing Director and Founder at Hyalescent Ventures
Advanced Concepts, Director Product Development Boeing Commercial (retired)
CTO at Lunewave Inc.
Director Engineering Technology Programs at Honeywell Aerospace
Director Global Business Development at EyeTech Digital Systems
Secretariat of Economic Development of Baja California
CEO and Co-founder of CYR3CON
Partner at SMG Consulting
Owner at L&W Technology Inc.
Research Professor at University of Arizona