Preliminary Agenda

The Preliminary Agenda for the Business & General Aviation Conference will be available shortly. In the meantime, please refer to the agenda for the event held in October of 2019.

 

Wednesday - October 2, 2019

7:00-8:00 AM
Conference Registration, 3rd Floor Foyer, Jonathan Club
Breakfast, Reagan Room

8:00-8:10 
Welcome Address and Introduction by Conference Chair
General Session, Florentine Lounge
Joanna Speed, Managing Director, A&D and SpeedNews Conferences

8:10-8:50
BANK OF AMERICA - MERRILL LYNCH GLOBAL RESEARCH
Opening Address
Dr. Ronald J. Epstein, Managing Director, A&D Global Research

8:50-9:30
BRIFO
Business Aviation Update and Outlook: Is This as Good as it Gets?
Brian Foley, Founder

9:30-10:10
GAMA (GENERAL AVIATION MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION)
Future Ready: A Look at Upcoming Equipage Deadlines, the Market and Regulatory/Policy Challenges
Jens C. Hennig, Vice President, Operations

10:10-10:45 
Coffee Break, Reagan Room

10:45-11:15 
SAMAD AEROSPACE
Technology Innovation Within Business Aviation: The First Hybrid Electric Aircraft
Graeme Codner, Chief Technical Officer

11:15-11:45 
ASSET INSIGHT
How Artificial Intelligence Works and How it Works in Business and General Aviation
Anthony Kioussis, President & CEO

12:00-1:15 PM
Lunch, Reagan Room

1:15-2:15 
OEM PRODUCT STRATEGY AND MARKET DEVELOPMENTS
Moderated by Molly McMillin, Editor-in-Chief, The Weekly of Business Aviation, Aviation Week Network
GE AVIATION - Dr. Laurence Vigeant-Langlois, Program Management Executive
GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE - Steve Cass, Vice President, Sales Development & Support
JEFFERIES - Sheila Kahyaoglu, Equity Analyst, A&D
TEXTRON AVIATION - Robert Scholl, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Discussion and Question

2:15-2:20 
Refresher Break

2:20-3:05
AN INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION: TRANSACTION AND VALUATION TRENDS IN THE BUSINESS AND GENERAL AVIATION MARKET
FIRST AVIATION SERVICES - Joshua T. Krotec, Senior Vice President
PHILPOTT BALL & WERNER - Luke Korta, Managing Director

3:05-3:50 
AN INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION: IS REVOLUTIONARY CHANGE IN THE BUSINESS JET MARKETPLACE POSSIBLE?
Michael "Mike" D. Chase, President & Founder, Chase & Associates
Ryan S. Wood, President & CEO, Frontline Aerospace

3:50-4:15 
Afternoon Tea Break, Reagan Room

4:15-5:15
THE NEW GENERATION OF FLYING AVIATION
Moderated by Matthew Mejía, Managing Partner, Renaissance Strategic Advisors
AIRBUS HELICOPTERS NORTH AMERICA - Will Fulton, Head of Marketing
PRATT & WHITNEY - Ashwin Jadhav, Senior Manager, Strategic Planning
SIKORSKY - A LOCKHEED MARTIN COMPANY - Jonathan Hartman, Disruptive Technologies Lead, Sikorsky Innovations
Discussions and Questions

5:15
Wrap-up
Drawing for a PacMin airplane model (must be present to win)
Joanna Speed

5:30-7:00
Cocktail Reception, Drago Centro (must provide invite at the door)