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The Spring Industrial Partnership Conference hosted by GOCA

19 May, 2013 - 22 May, 2013, Boca Raton, FL, United States

We are pleased to announce that we have assembled an excellent Speaker Agenda for The Spring Industrial Partnership Conference hosted by GOCA, 19 -22 May, 2013, Boca Raton FL, US

Along with the conference, GOCA will also be offering a half day of specialized training sessions on Wednesday morning (22nd May) as an option.

GOCA has received confirmation of attendance from many Industrial Partnership (IP) government authorities and industry leaders. Between the IP government authorities and industry perspective recaps, the countries covered at the Boca Raton gathering will include Australia, Brazil, Canada, Finland, India, Israel, Malaysia, Norway, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, UAE, UK, and others.


Scheduled speakers include but are not limited to:

  • Brazil: LT General Aderico Visconte Pardi Mattioli, Director, Secretariat for Defense Products
  • Denmark: Sonja Siegismund DECA
  • Finland:  Tuija Karanko Secretary General Association of Finnish Aerospace and Defense 
  • Israel : Bina Bar On Director General, Industrial Cooperation Authority, Israeli Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor
  • Malaysia: Major Zailani Safari Malaysia - MIGHT
  • Norway: Roar Smedsroad, Director Norway RNMOD/NDLO
  • South Korea: Mr. Kim, Jongchool, Major Park, Hyunjin, Major Choi, Jinsoo [DAPA]
  • Switzerland: Per Magnus Larsson, Swiss Offset Authority
  • Turkey: Bilal Aktas, Director of Industrial Participation
  • Turkey : Zufer Arslan, Director of Health Investments Models Directorate at the Ministry of Health


The Boca Raton conference will also feature:

  • Ambassador Frank Wisner will provide an overview of the ongoing impact of the Arab Spring on Defense security in the Middle East and the political implications of redefined regional and global alliances.
  • Global overview by Guy Anderson of Jane’s Defense on general offset & industrial partnership trends.
  • Cutting edge innovation and technology presentations by Palantir and Cisco presenting a variety of high-tech partners that can be deployed to deliver IP solutions.
  • Several Civil offset presentations that will explain the significant growth of global civil offset obligations and what we can expect in this civil offset sector in the years to come.
  • A presentation by a Peter Scuruppe - representative from the European Defense Agency (“EDA”) providing an overview of the European Defense Technological Industrial Base and the impact on Offsets/Industrial Partnership.
  • The international experiences and insights of U.S. Astronaut John McBride.
  • Frank Schweitzer:  Partner, K &L Gates LLP. (Former World Trade Organization litigator with US Trade Representative).  Trends on International Trade and navigating some of the more challenging legal issues that are frequently arising.
  • Renaissance Strategic Investors will deliver a presentation on Rational Investment: Achieving balance between defence market industrial and multinational corporate strategy
  • James Bacchus: former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and a former chairman of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization will deliver a presentation on Practical Approaches Toward Productive International Investment
  • Steve Estill : Chief Strategy Officer from Sikorsky Aerospace presenting on approaches for Industrial Partnership
  • Christian Sylvain: Director of Industrial Partnership of AREVA, presenting on Ethics at the Heart of Offsets – the ECCO Project
  • Dr. Banu Onaral : HH Sun Professor and Director for the School of Biomedical Engineering Science and Health Systems at Drexel University, will be presenting on issues related to cross border technology and innovation.
  • Experts from government, universities, and the private sector who will provide insights on the challenges and solutions for the industrial partnership industry sectors, developments at the World Trade Organization (WTO) and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • A briefing on how the Korean DTAQ analyzes valuation for technology transfer.
  • Neil Rutter, President of Textron Systems Canada, Ken Hill representing GDLS Canada, and Nicole Verkindt , CEO of OMX will be showcasing various Canadian Industrial Partnership activities.

For more information please visit the GOCA website to register: www.globaloffset.org

Venue

Boca Raton Resort & Club
501 East Camino Real
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
USA

RESERVATIONS AT THE BOCA RATON RESORT & CLUB

We have negotiated special rates for a limited number of guest rooms at the Boca Raton Resort & Club for the nights of 19th - 22nd May. The guest room rates at the Boca Raton Resort & Club for the nights of 19th - 22nd May are as follows:

Cloister/Bungalow (Run of House): $199 + tax

Other room type options at the Boca Raton Resort & Club may also be available. Please note that guests who stay in the Bungalows may need to use the Resort’s shuttle service to get to the Great Hall North & South for the Conference. The Resort’s shuttle service runs approximately every 10 minutes. Those attendees staying in the Bungalows have complimentary self-parking. The conference group rate will be honored four days prior to (i.e. from 15th May) and after (i.e. to 26th May) the conference. Additional accommodations on the shoulder nights are based on availability.

To make hotel reservations at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, call +1-888-557-6375 and state that you are with the GOCA.

The cutoff date for hotel reservations at the Boca Raton Resort & Club is Monday 29th April 2013. Any hotel reservation requests made after the cutoff date will be offered at the group rate as long as the room categories are available.

When reservations are made, the Resort requires a one night's deposit. The deposit is refundable to the guest if timely notice (24 hours) of cancellation is given and a cancellation number is obtained by the guest.

In the event of an early departure or a no-show, the Resort will require an early departure charge or no-show charge in the amount equal to the guest's current per night charge, plus applicable taxes. Guests wishing to avoid an early check-out fee/charge should advise the Resort at or before check-in of any change in planned length of stay.

Check- in is 4:00 pm on day of arrival and check-out is 11:00 am on day of departure.

For more information on the Boca Raton Resort & Club, please visit their Website at http://www.bocaresort.com/ and http://www.slideshare.net/BocaResort2/boca-raton-promo.

Preliminary Agenda
Subject to Further Change for Both Speakers and Presentation Titles

 

                                                                                               Hosts

Dov Hyman, Dolin International                                                              David Wolf, Fremont Group
Laurence Van Bockel, Van Bockel & Partners                                               Cary Viktor, Lockheed Martin           
Eddie Garcia, Oshkosh Defense                                                              Carlos Cristi, Raytheon
Elizabeth MacIntosh, Raytheon                                                              Mike Thome, Rockwell Collins    

Hervé de Murat, Safran                                                                           Tom Zentellini, Rohde & Schwarz
Ayhan Izmirli, ESBAŞ                                                                                 Apostolos Talamagas, Epicos

Sunday, May 19th                                                                               

Time

  Event

Location

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Conference Registration Open

Cloister Lobby Area

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Opening Reception

Cloister Garden
(Weather Backup: Valencia Room)

 

Monday, May 20th 

Time

  Event

Location      

6:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

 

Great Hall North

7:00 AM - Noon

Conference Registration Open

Great Hall South Lobby

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Breakout Room

 

Granada ABCD

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Welcome Remarks and Announcements
Briefing on Anti-Trust Compliance
Cary Viktor, Chairman, GOCA
Dov Hyman, President, Dolin International

 

Great Hall South

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

The Impact of the Arab Spring on US-Middle East Policy and the Affect This Is Having on Traditional Security Relationships in the Region
Ambassador Frank Wisner
; Patton Boggs, LLP

 

9:00 AM - 9:05 AM

Introduction: The Growth of Civil Offsets
Mike Fisher, Regional Manager - Industrial Cooperation & Offset, GE Aviation

 

9:05 AM - 9:30 AM

Israel's Civil Offsets Program
Bina Bar-On; Director General; Industrial Cooperation Authority; Israeli Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor

 

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM

Civil Industrial Cooperation in Turkey:  Lessons from Healthcare and Other Sectors
Zufer Arslan, Director of Health Investments Models, Turkish Ministry of Health

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

9:50 AM - 10:35 AM

Civil Offsets:  Perspectives from Industry
Michael Rothermel; Supply Chain Business Development, Emerging Economies; Cisco Systems
Jay Campbell; Director, International Business Development; Boeing Commercial Airplanes

 

10:35 AM - 11:00 PM

Networking Break

Camino Foyer North

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Business Approach to America's Space Program
Astronaut John McBride

 

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Evolving Frameworks For International Trade and Investment and Potential Future Commercial Opportunities
Frank Schweitzer, Partner, K&L Gates LLP


 

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch and Open Networking

Great Hall North

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

India Panel Discussion and Update
 

 

1:45 PM - 2:10 PM

Leveraging Palantir’s Technologies and Solutions for Global Offset Opportunities
Shyam Shankar, Palantir Technologies

 

2:10 PM - 2:35 PM

 

Swiss Offset Policy 2010 and Situation on Offset for the New Swiss Fighter Plane
Per Magnus Larsson, Recht + Offset
,  Armasuisse

 

2:35 PM - 3:00 PM

Norwegian Policy for Industrial Co-operation – An Update
Roar Smedsrød; Director, Industrial Co-operation; Norwegian Ministry of Defence

 

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

 

Networking Break

 

Camino Foyer North

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Rational Investment: Achieving Balance Between Defence Market Industrial and Multinational Corporate Strategy
Michael Formosa
, Renaissance Strategic Advisors

 

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From Astronauts to Oil: The offset and counter-trade strategies of China and Russia in the global defence markets. Trends, Developments and Implications
Guy Anderson
, Senior Principal Analyst - A&D, IHS Jane's Defence Industry

 

4:30 PM - 4:55 PM

Two Years of the Defence and Security Procurement Directive 2009/81/EC and the Finnish Industrial Views on the Implementation
Tuija Karanko, Secretary General, Association of Finnish Defence and Aerospace Industries, AFDA

 

4:55 PM

Closing Remarks

Dinner on your own Monday Evening

 


Tuesday, May 21st

Time

  Event

Location     

6:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

 

Great Hall North

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Breakout Room

 

Granada ABCD

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Opening Remarks & Announcements

Great Hall South


8:15 AM - 8:45 AM


Brazil Defense Strategy and Examples of Industry Cooperation
Lt. Gen. Aderico Visconte Pardi Mattioli, Director, Secretariat for Defense Products (SECPROD) Invited

 


8:45 AM - 9:15 AM


An Update of the Korean DAPA Industrial Partnership Programs
Major
Hyunjin Park, Offset Trade Division, Acquisition Planning Bureau, DAPA

 

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

How a Very Large International Company Such as GE, Manages Our Many Businesses When Developing Offset Programs
Michael Wilking; Vice President, Military Sales, Marketing & Business Development; GE

 

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Practical Approaches Toward Productive International Investment
James Bacchus;
Chair, Global Practice Group; Greenberg Traurig

 

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Networking Break

 

Camino Foyer North

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

 

 

Industrial Participation in Denmark
Sonja Siegismund, DECA

 

11:15 AM - 11:40 AM

Study of EDTIB and the Impact on Offset
Peter Scaruppe, European Defense Agency (EDA)

 

11:40 AM - 12:05 PM

Update on Turkey’s IP Program
Bilal Aktaş; Department Head, Industrialization
; SSM

 

12:05 AM - 1:15 PM

Lunch and Open Networking

 

Great Hall North

 

1:15 PM - 2:00PM

Canadian Presentation
Neil Rutter, President, Textron Canada
Ken Hill, GDLS Canada
Nicole Verkindt, CEO, OMX

or concurrent breakout session

Malaysian and Australian Update
Major Zailani Safari, MIGHT
Malcolm Taylor, C&I Projects

Great Hall South







Barcelona ABCD

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Experiences and Lessons Learned in Switzerland
Anders Jarbelius, Vice President Industrial Cooperation, Saab AB

or concurrent breakout session

Ethics at the Heart of Offset - the ECCO Project
Christian Sylvain, Chairman, ECCO

Great Hall South





Barcelona ABCD

2:25 PM - 2:50 PM

South African IP Developments
Edrei Schoeman, Cisco

or concurrent breakout session

Innovation Partnership with Turkey: An Emerging Economy Primed for Technology-Based Growth and Development
Dr. Banu Onaral, HH Sun Professor and Director for the School of Biomedical Engineering Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Great Hall South






Barcelona ABCD

2:50 PM - 3:20 PM

 

Networking Break

Camino Foyer North

 

3:20 PM - 3:45 PM

 

Technology Valuation Method and Its Procedures in Korean Offset Program
Seoksoo Hong
, Researcher, Defense Agency for Technology and Quality (DTaQ)

or concurrent breakout session

Sikorsky Industrial Partnership Showcase Review
Steve Estill
, Sikorsky

 

Great Hall South






Barcelona ABCD


3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

 

Case Study:  Success Story, the Differences, Difficulties in Industrial Partnership
Kier Vis, Executive Vice President of Defense Marketing, Fokker Elmo

 



Great Hall South

4:00 PM

Closing Remarks & Information on Conference Reception & Dinner
Cary Viktor, Chairman, GOCA
Dov Hyman, Dolin International

 

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Conference Reception


Conference Dinner

Cloister Garden
(Weather Backup:

Palm Court)

Cathedral Room

 

Wednesday, May 22nd  

Time

  Event

 

   11:00 AM               Individual networking meetings and check-out from Hotel


The dress code will be “Business Casual” for the opening reception, conference, and conference dinner. Dress code at the Boca Raton Resort is “Resort Casual”.

 


Conference Staff:

Mary Fromyer, GOCA Executive Director

Katy Bubolz, GOCA Deputy Director

Event details

GOCA
19 May, 2013
22 May, 2013
Boca Raton
Boca Raton Resort & Club
Florida
United States
Conference
ASDE-2655


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