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MRO Europe 2021
RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands
#MROE
Conference: October 19-21, 2021
Exhibition: October 20-21, 2021

Tuesday, October 19
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Tuesday, October 19:  2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
Tuesday, October 19
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, October 19:  2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
What are the ongoing technical challenges and costs of aircraft storage and return to service? What are the main drivers for demand pick up and how fast will MRO demand surge as passengers return to the skies? What are the consequences for MROs and how are they managing the checks...

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    Speaker
    Anne Brachet
    EVP
    Air France-KLM Engineering & Maintenance
    Speaker
    Brian Sartain
    SVP, Repair and Engineering Services
    AAR Corp
    Session Leader
    Lee Ann Shay
    Executive Editor, MRO & Business Aviation
    Aviation Week Network
    Speaker
    Phil Wardlaw
    VP Engineering & Maintenance
    Virgin Atlantic
    Speaker
    Richard Kendall
    Chief Commercial Officer
    HAECO Group
    Tuesday, October 19
    3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
    • Tuesday, October 19:  3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
    • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
    2021 ended up being a year of transition, not a year of recovery. Hear two different Forecast speakers presenting alternative views on the rate of the recovery and demand forecasts. What did we see in Summer 2021 and what can we expect for 2022 and beyond? Understand what the post-pandemic...

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      Speaker
      Brian Kough
      Senior Director, Forecasts & Aerospace Insights
      Aviation Week Network
      Speaker
      Robbie Bourke
      VP
      Oliver Wyman CAVOK
      Tuesday, October 19
      3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
      • Tuesday, October 19:  3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
      • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
      Understand fleet strategies and considerations and how operator priorities and business models have changed. How have they cut costs and increased efficiency? What has been most important to the engineering, technical and maintenance teams during the period of low demand? How have airlines changed their insourcing versus outsourcing strategies and...

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        Speaker
        Ásgeir Bjarni Larusson
        Director, Technical Operations
        Icelandair
        Session Leader
        Lee Ann Shay
        Executive Editor, MRO & Business Aviation
        Aviation Week Network
        Speaker
        Saúl Martín Álvarez
        Line Maintenance Director
        Iberia
        Speaker
        Swaran Sidhu
        Head of Fleet Technical Management
        easyJet
        Wednesday, October 20
        9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
        • Wednesday, October 20:  9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
        • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
        Speaker
        Anne Larilahti
        VP Sustainability
        Finnair
        Wednesday, October 20
        10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
        • Wednesday, October 20:  10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
        • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
        Adapt, Shrink, Consolidate: What do we expect to see in 2022, will there be further consolidation of the MRO world? How will the position of the independents change? There have been plenty of acquisitions in the lower tiers, what else can we expect to see elsewhere and how will this...

          Session details

          Speaker
          Alan Harding
          VP MRO Europe & Asia
          AMETEK MRO
          Speaker
          Daniel Luecke
          Head of Mergers and Acquisitions
          Lufthansa Technik AG
          Moderator
          James Pozzi
          European MRO Editor
          Aviation Week Network
          Speaker
          Neil Glynn
          MD, Head of European Transport, Aerospace & Defence Equity Research
          Credit Suisse
          Speaker
          Neranjana de Silva
          Principal
          Roland Berger
          Wednesday, October 20
          10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
          • Wednesday, October 20:  10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
          • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
          • Session Number:  insights from lessors
          Cargo is still a hot market. Exploring passenger to freighter (P2F) conversions: Is this a permanent change? How do we expect this to play out as passenger demand returns? How is the MRO market responding to the challenges of this fast sector and what are the constraints? Are there enough...

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            Speaker
            Thomas Centner
            Director Sales Aircraft Conversion
            EFW
            Wednesday, October 20
            11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
            • Wednesday, October 20:  11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
            • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
            With aircraft still parked, what have been their approaches for part-out? As market stakeholders have had to become more flexible and work closely with partners in the industry, what have been the key challenges and the lessons learned? What do they look for from the MRO community? How have recent...

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              Speaker
              Eamonn McAuley
              VP, Technical
              ORIX Aviation
              Moderator
              James Pozzi
              European MRO Editor
              Aviation Week Network
              Speaker
              Maurick Groeneveld
              Managing Director
              AvSkills
              Speaker
              Simon Hageman
              Director, Technical
              Macquarie AirFinance
              Wednesday, October 20
              12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
              • Wednesday, October 20:  12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
              • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
              Pre-pandemic, many of the market players were focused on being extremely lean. After finding that minimal inventory and just-in-time supply chains didn’t allow them any buffer, what are the lessons learned? How will industry players build a more resilient supply base to support themselves in the future and ensure they...

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                Speaker
                Harmen Lanser
                Director Component Product Development & Logistics
                Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance
                Speaker
                Iván González Vallejo
                Director Strategy and Supply Chain
                Iberia Maintenance
                Speaker
                Kaarle Karp
                Head of Supply Chain
                Magnetic MRO
                Moderator
                Lindsay Bjerregaard
                Managing Editor, MRO
                Aviation Week Network
                Wednesday, October 20
                12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
                • Wednesday, October 20:  12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
                • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
                As we seek to ensure that we are protected against a future market disruption or pandemic, hear from ST Engineering Aerospace Solutions on what enabled them to weather the storm. Learn about the contingency planning, digital solutions, streamlining, investment in future demand products and divestment of legacy products that prepared...

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                  Speaker
                  Henrik Schlotfeldt
                  Managing Director
                  ST Engineering Aerospace Solutions
                  Wednesday, October 20
                  1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
                  • Wednesday, October 20:  1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
                  • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
                  Operating and maintaining aviation assets occurs in an ecosystem comprising manufacturers, airlines, MROs and their supply chains.  These various organizations have different requirements and priorities for digitizing and automating their maintenance-related activities.  An airline with in-house MRO will benefit by using Information Technology (IT) solutions to automate configuration management, compliance...

                    Session details

                    Speaker
                    Nick Ward
                    VP Digital
                    Rolls-Royce
                    Speaker
                    Richard Cole
                    Strategic Sales Director
                    IFS Aerospace and Defense
                    Speaker
                    Rob Mather
                    VP
                    IFS Aerospace and Defense Industries
                    Thursday, October 21
                    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
                    • Thursday, October 21:  10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
                    • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
                    Were there any trends that we were already seeing in the market that the pandemic just accelerated? How might we expect the financial situation of European airlines to affect the maintenance environment and demand and capacity? What is the structural long-term impact of the pandemic on the industry and value...

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                      Speaker
                      Inga Duglas
                      CCO
                      Magnetic MRO
                      Speaker
                      Jim Bohlman
                      VP Strategy
                      Boeing Global Services
                      Speaker
                      Maciej Wilk
                      Chief Operating Officer
                      LOT Polish Airlines
                      Moderator
                      Sean Broderick
                      Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor
                      Aviation Week Network
                      Speaker
                      Sven Taubert
                      Head of Corporate Foresight & Market Intelligence
                      Lufthansa Technik
                      Thursday, October 21
                      10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
                      • Thursday, October 21:  10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
                      • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
                      What is the Engine MRO impact of a return of narrow body airframes, before widebody? What has been the impact of airlines turning to green time engines from parked aircraft amid the pandemic to preserve cash and how will that affect the MRO recovery profile? Full shop visits have been...

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                        Speaker
                        Alan Kelly
                        General Manager
                        CFM Services
                        Speaker
                        Andreas Kalina
                        VP Marketing & Sales Europe, Africa and Middle East
                        MTU Maintenance
                        Speaker
                        Caroline Vandedrinck
                        SVP Business Development
                        SR Technics
                        Speaker
                        Guillaume Limouzy
                        Regional Sales Director
                        StandardAero Airlines & Fleets
                        Speaker
                        Michael Grootenboer
                        SVP Engines Product
                        Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance
                        Speaker
                        Neil Russell
                        Chief Operating Officer
                        Aero Norway
                        Thursday, October 21
                        11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                        • Thursday, October 21:  11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                        • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
                        What have we learnt about holding onto technical knowledge and skilled staff in terms of lower demand? When businesses are trying to stay afloat and cutting costs to survive – what are the most important considerations? Looking ahead: How will we manage the surge in MRO demand when business picks...

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                          Speaker
                          Earl Exum
                          President
                          International Aero Engines
                          Thursday, October 21
                          12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
                          • Thursday, October 21:  12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
                          • Room:   Amtrium 1&2
                          Many operators adopted a ‘wait and see’ approach to retirements in 2020 anticipating a bounce back in demand but with an expected wave of retirements approaching, the industry is facing an excess of inventory and bigger supply chain issues impacting the MRO value chain and USM market. There is increased...

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                            Speaker
                            Lee Whitehurst
                            Commercial Director, Materials,
                            GE Aviation
                            Speaker
                            Max Wooldrik
                            Founder and CEO
                            APOC AVIATION
                            Speaker
                            Nicole Noack
                            Managing Director
                            Independent Aircraft Modifier Alliance
                            Moderator
                            Sean Broderick
                            Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor
                            Aviation Week Network