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MRO Military

17 April, 2013 - 18 April, 2013, Atlanta, United States

Reducing Costs through a Better Understanding of Partnerships and Better Forecasting, Sustainment, and Product Support Strategies

It is imperative that the enterprise drive out cost and achieve higher efficiency and affordability in providing sustainment/MRO to the Defense Department. Among the key objectives is to sustain an enterprise that eliminates surprises – for the Warfighter, for the contracting community, and for industry’s stakeholders.

MRO Military is strategically designed to provide you with the information you need in order to:

  • Reduce lifecycle costs
  • Improve your forecasting methods and inventory management techniques
  • Stay ahead of the game by hearing the latest acquisition changes in defense logistics directly from DLA
  • Discover how industry can partner with DoD to deploy performance-based sustainment

Who Should Attend and Who Will You Meet at MRO Military?

MRO Military is a must-attend event for senior-level military and industry leaders in sustainment, maintenance, repair, and overhaul:

  • Military and Aviation Sustainment VPs
  • Lifecycle Logistics and Support VPs
  • Military Repair VPs/GMs
  • Maintenance, Modifications and Upgrades VPs
  • Business Development Directors
  • Strategic Programs Directors
  • Logisticians
  • Aviation Sustainment Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Product Managers

 

Venue

All conference sessions and the exhibition will take place at:

Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30313-1591
Web: www.gwcc.com

MRO Military 2013 Conference Agenda

Last updated: December 21, 2012

Monday, April 15, 2013

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  

Registration Open

10:00 a.m.

Golf Tournament (separate registration required)

DAY ONE – Tuesday, April 16, 2013

7:00 a.m.

Registration Opens

8:00 a.m. 

MRO Americas Conference Begins

1:15 p.m.

Exhibition Hall Opens

1:15 p.m.  

MRO Americas Conference concludes for the day

5:30 p.m.  

Registration & Exhibition Hall closes for the day

DAY TWO – Wednesday, April 17, 2013

7:30 a.m.

  Registration Opens

8:30 a.m.  

 GENERAL SESSIONS

MRO MILITARY

Welcome Address

§  Michael Bruno, Senior Policy Editor, Aviation Week

§  Katie Taplett, Publisher Defense, Space & Security, Aviation Week

8:45 a.m.

MRO MILITARY

Opening Keynote Address

Addressing the impact from the election and the new  constraints with the GFY 2013 budget and the new GFY 2014 that has been released  to congress. These new budgets will have the largest impact Program support and Life Cycle cost.

9:15 a.m.

MRO MILITARY

Market Forecast

This will be a review of the GFY 2013 and GFY 2014 budget and the impact to MRO business.

§  Hal Chrisman, VP, ICF SH&E

10:30 a.m.  

Exhibition Halls Opens

10:30 a.m.   

MRO MILITARY

F35 Product Support & Global Sustainment

The Air Force is looking to reduce the cost of product support and one way is to have a competition for the aircraft support. The budget cuts from the GFY 2013 and 2014 budgets will have a long term impact on life cycle cost.

§  Tom Burbage, EVP & GM F35 Program, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

11:30 a.m. 

 Break

11:45 a.m. 

MRO MILITARY

Acquisition Changes in Defense Logistics

Over the last few years there have been a lot of acquisition changes that effect the way business is conducted today. This will be a presentation on a number of these changes and the potential effect on industry. Today, with these changes to policy, DLA may be looking for a more arms length relationship with industry.

§  Moderator: Michael Bruno, Senior Policy Editor, Aviation Week

§  Ms Nancy M. Heimbaugh, Director, DLA Acquisition

12:45 p.m.  

Break

1:00 p.m. 

MRO MILITARY

Changing the Environment: How Industry Can Help DoD Deploy Performance Based Sustainment Strategies

The A&D industry’s engagement with DoD over the past decade resulted in the realization of relatively few performance based sustainment arrangements.  This panel will discuss what industry can do differently that will result in broader deployment of performance based sustainment across the Department. Key focus areas include: Do government and industry understand how the other operates and what can they expect from each other?  Does industry’s approach to DoD fully recognizing the realities of the Department’s business environment?

§  Tom Captain, Vice Chairman and U.S. Aerospace & Defense Leader, Deloitte LLP

§  Panel:

§  Mark Buongiorno, Program Director F100/TF33/J52 Engine Models, P&W

§  Randy Fowler, Director, Life Cycle Management Integration, Lockheed Martin

§  Brian Sill, VP DoD Aftermarket, Honeywell

§  Gus Urzua, VP C17 Globemaster III Integrated Support Program, Boeing Defense

2:00 p.m.  

Conference concludes for the day

4:00 p.m.  

Cash Bar in the Exhibition Hall

5:30 p.m.  

Registration & Exhibition Hall closes for the day

DAY THREE – Thursday April, 18, 2013

8:00 a.m.   

Registration Opens

8:30 a.m.  

Welcome Address

§  Ed Hazelwood, Editor-In-Chief Conferences, Aviation Week

8:45 a.m. 

 “What’s Hot” Special Report: MRO Industry Leaders Discuss the Top Current Issues

§  Moderator: Lee Ann Tegtmeier, Managing Editor, Aviation Week

§  Stephen Lim, President, ST Aerospace San Antonio

9:30 a.m.  

Exhibition Hall Opens

9:45 a.m.  

Break

10:00 a.m. 

MRO MILITARY

Better Forecasting and Inventory Management to help Reduce Costs

This department has been developing improved forecasting methods and inventory management techniques to help with life cycle cost. Also, they have been looking to improve on inventory levels for low demand items. Industry needs to understand these changes so they can take advantage of these improvements to reduce cost.

§  Paul Peters, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Supply Chain Integration

11:00 a.m.

Break

11:15 a.m.  

MRO MILITARY

DLA: Land and Maritime Vision

With all of the potential budget cut coming it will impact the way Logistic Support will be doing business. Some programs will receive more than others. If industry is going to support these programs then DLA’s Land and Maritime vision needs to be shared.

§  Rear ADM David R Pimpo, Commander, DLA Land and Maritime

12:15 p.m. 

MRO MILITARY

Defense Logistic Agency Aviation Air Force and Navy

The impending budget cuts will impact long and short term logistic support for the Air Force and the Navy aircraft programs. This  presentation is planned to give the attendees an overview of how the budget cuts will impact various

aircraft programs and base changes that have occurred over the last few years.

§  BGen Scott Jansson, USAF, Commander DLA Aviation

1:00 p.m.  

Closing Remarks & Prize Draw

1:15 p.m.  

2013 MRO Conference concludes

3:00 p.m.  

Registration & Exhibition Hall closes

 

2013 MRO Military Confirmed Speakers

  • Mark Buongiorno, Program Director F100/TF33/J52 Engine Models, P&W
  • Tom Burbage EVP & GM F35 Program, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
  • Tom Captain, Vice Chairman and U.S. Aerospace & Defense Leader, Deloitte LLP
  • Hal Chrisman VP, ICF SH&E
  • Randy Fowler, Director, Life Cycle Management Integration, Lockheed Martin
  • Ms Nancy M. Heimbaugh, Director, DLA Acquisition
  • B Gen Scott Jansson, USAF, Commander DLA Aviation
  • Paul Peters, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Supply Chain Integration Rear ADM
  • David R Pimpo, Commander, DLA Land and Maritime
  • Brian Sill, VP DoD Aftermarket, Honeywell
  • Gus Urzua, VP C17 Globemaster III Integrated Support Program, Boeing Defense

Event details

Aviation Week
17 April, 2013
18 April, 2013
Atlanta
Georgia World Congress Center
Georgia
United States
Conference
ASDE-2546


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