Past event: AIRCRAFT Supplier Summit 2023

Shaping Future Eco Aircraft Supply Chains

AIRCRAFT Supplier Summit - green // digital // reliable

The new generation of aircraft manufacturers and suppliers will meet and do business in Leipzig, Germany. Summit Host is Maximilian D. Fahr, Vice President Supply Chain at Deutsche Aircraft.  

The perfect place for the new generation of Aircraft Programs and it's Suppliers!

The aviation industry is on the verge of the greatest technological transformation of all time. The quest for sustainability allows innovative minds to make new concepts come true for all stakeholders for a new generation of aircrafts.

How these new concepts can be implemented together with suppliers, airlines, and MRO providers in partnership and how procurement can already make a major contribution today will be discussed at the AIRCRAFT Supplier Summit.

AIRCRAFT Supplier Summit 2023

The second edition of the AIRCRAFT Supplier Summit will be a two-day event. It will take place on November 7-8, 2023 at the Globana Campus in Leipzig, Germany.

The event is designed for suppliers to network with their peers, and explore opportunities for collaboration. There will also be presentations by leaders in the aerospace industry about new technologies and best practices for supplying aircraft manufacturers.

Summit Topics

  • Procurement Excellence
  • Cabin of the Future
  • Sustainable Technologies
  • Resilient Supply Chains
  • Green Propulsion
  • MRO / Airlines

Review Aircraft Supplier Summit 2022

The first AIRCRAFT Supplier Summit was a huge success with many suppliers, manufacturers and service providers coming together to share the latest news in the industry.? In two days of speeches, networking, discussions, and panels, we walked through what's next for our industry and what the future holds for suppliers, OEM and passengers.


  • Summit Host: Maximilian Fahr, Vice President Supply Chain, Deutsche Aircraft
  • Nico Neumann, COO - Managing Director, Deutsche Aircraft
  • Giuseppe Fiorentino, SOGECLAIR Engineering GmbH General Manager, Sogeclair
  • Christiane Bausback, Chief Operationg Officer, N+P
  • Thomas Tschirner, Head of Civil Majors and Program Supply Management, ArianeGroup
  • Dr. Hajo Drees, CEO, Berlin Institure Supply Chain Management
  • Joachim Schöffer, Managing Partner, 4cost
  • Nico Neumann, Managing Partner, Deutsche Aircraft
  • Sebastian Böhnl, Director of Infrastructure & Digitalization, Deutsche Aircraft
  • Dr. Regina Pouzolz, Director Sustainability, Deutsche Aircraft
  • Giuseppe Fiorentino, SOGECLAIR Engineering GmbH, General Manager, Sogeclair
  • Christiane Bausback, Chief Operationg Officer, N+P
  • Christian Klopsch, Head of MRO, Schaeffler Aerospace
  • Thomas Tschirner, Head of Civil Majors and Program Supply Management - Ariane 6 Launcher, ArianeGroup
  • Dr. Stefan Berndes, Head of Air Transport, Equipment & Materials, BDLI
  • Joachim Schöffer, Managing Partner, 4Cost
  • Ethan Akins, Senior Business Development Manager: Aviation, Defense & Space
  • Dr. Hajo Drees, CEO, Berlin Institute Supply Chain Management
  • Alexander Popkes, General Manager Germany, Cimpa PLM Services
  • Dr. Sebastian Seemann, Co-Founder & CTO, Vaeridon
  • Martina Lofqvist, Senior Business Development Manager, Destinus
  • Mark Hennings, Managing Director, Autoflight
  • Aziz Erdinc, CCO, WMH Group Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Hartmut Fricke, Coordinator Aerospace of the Free State of Saxony, Technische Universitat Dresden
  • Sven Breustedt, COO, Heggemann
  • Andreas Domann, Head of Aviation & Aerospace, Drees & Sommer
  • Dieter Krah, Managing Director, Heico Aircraft Maintenance
  • Robert Pätzold, Project Engineer/Process Development, Precision Mechanics Group
  • Kai Kruse, Sales Manager, CP
  • Lars Herzog, Chief Strategist and Business Consultant for Aerospace and Defence, Dassault Systemes

Please fill in your name and email to receive the Summit Agenda of this event.

The preliminary Summit Agenda

November 6, 2023 - Pre-Conference Networking
  • Networking and nice get-together
  • Set up of the exhibition
November 7, 2023 - First Day of AICRAFT'23
  • Conference
  • Exhibition
  • Networking
  • Supplier Awards
  • Nadcap Workshop
  • Flying Dinner
November 8, 2023 - Second Day of AIRCRAFT'23
  • Conference
  • Exhibition
  • Networking


GLOBANA Messe & Event Campus Leipzig / Halle
Münchener Ring 2, 04435
Leipzig, Schkeuditz, Germany

The GLOBANA Messe & Event Campus Leipzig / Halle is located close to the Schkeuditzer Kreuz motorway interchange (A9 Munich/Berlin, A14 Dresden/Hannover) and the airport Leipzig/Halle.

On the Center grounds there are several large parking lots. Please follow the signs.

By public transport – S-Bahn (suburban railway)
From Leipzig Central Station or from Halle Central Station ride on S-Bahn S10 approx. 20 minutes to the stop Schkeuditz West. From there it takes just 5 minutes to walk to the GLOBANA AIRPORT Fair & CONFERENCE CENTER.

From the airport Leipzig / Halle
The Globana Airport Fair & Conference Center is located in close proximity to the airport Leipzig/Halle. It takes only 10 minutes to reach the main airport terminal.

City connection
The Globana Airport Fair & Conference Center is located in close proximity to two cities. A ride to the inner cities of Leipzig and Halle/Saale by car or by train takes about 20 minutes.
Event details
Organizer : Berlin Institute
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-24288