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MRO Middle East 2024

Exhibition:March 2-3, 2022
Dubai, UAE
#MROME

Tuesday, March 05
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday, March 05:  10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, March 05
10:30 AM - 10:40 AM
  • Tuesday, March 05:  10:30 AM - 10:40 AM
Speaker
Georgia Halliday
Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
Tuesday, March 05
10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
  • Tuesday, March 05:  10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
Engage with the key facts and figures on the in-service fleet, growth rates and projections for the region as well as global trends. What consolidation and changes to the MRO landscape can we expect in near and long term? How will the macro-trends observed impact the aftermarket and MRO capacity?...

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    Speaker
    Daniel Williams
    Director, Fleet Data Services
    Aviation Week Network
    Tuesday, March 05
    11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
    • Tuesday, March 05:  11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
    Join us as we explore how shifting consumer behaviours and preferences are reshaping the concept of flexible cabin interiors. We'll be unravelling the intricate details of preparing for the next generation of aircraft, focusing on the trends that are set to redefine air travel. At the heart of our discussion...

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      Tuesday, March 05
      11:50 AM - 12:40 PM
      • Tuesday, March 05:  11:50 AM - 12:40 PM
      With the introduction of a new Saudi Arabian airline and grand fleet expansion plans from many operators in the region, the question that remains is whether the region is prepared for the consequent MRO demand? What plans do MROs, OEMs and other suppliers have to ensure they have enough bandwidth...

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        Speaker
        Andrew Holder
        Deputy Director Heavy Maintenance
        Ryanair
        Speaker
        Fraser Currie
        CEO
        Joramco
        Moderator
        James Pozzi
        MRO Editor EMEA
        Aviation Week Network
        Speaker
        Justin O'Donnell
        Director Technical Operations
        Riyadh Air
        Speaker
        Kailash Krishnaswamy
        SVP Aftermarket
        Spirit AeroSystems
        Speaker
        Yasin Birinci
        CTO
        Turkish Technic
        Tuesday, March 05
        12:40 PM - 1:20 PM
        • Tuesday, March 05:  12:40 PM - 1:20 PM
        An update on the booming aviation industry in India with a focus on how growth in this region may impact the Middle East. Hear from industry leaders to understand the drivers for growth and what challenges and opportunities this presents to suppliers in the Middle East. Do regional players expect...

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          Speaker
          Ashok Gopinath
          President and Accountable Manager
          GMR Aero Technic
          Speaker
          Ashwani Bhargava
          Senior Director of Supply Chain
          Boeing India
          Moderator
          Lee Ann Shay
          Executive Editor, Business Aviation and MRO
          Aviation Week Network
          Speaker
          Rahul Shah
          SVP Strategic Growth, Business Development Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa
          AAR Corporation
          Tuesday, March 05
          1:20 PM - 1:50 PM
          • Tuesday, March 05:  1:20 PM - 1:50 PM
          Meet FedEx Aerospace specialists to gain insight into current MRO supply chain concerns and potential FedEx Solutions. hear real life examples/case studies of how we leverage digitization, technology and innovation to improve their aftermarket performance and competitiveness....

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            Moderator
            Gail Jenkin
            Regional Account Manager, Worldwide Sales for Aerospace Middle East & Africa
            FedEx Express
            Speaker
            Ken McMahon
            Managing Director Customer Solutions and Special Services Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa
            FedEx Express
            Speaker
            Rahul Kitson
            Regional Manager Worldwide Sales Middle East and Africa
            FedEx Express
            Speaker
            Tim French
            Managing Director Worldwide Sales- Aerospace and Industrial, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa
            FedEx Express
            Tuesday, March 05
            1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
            • Tuesday, March 05:  1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
            Join us to understand how the future of air travel is being reshaped by lightweight technology, leading to a new era of cost-efficient and eco-friendly aviation....

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              Tuesday, March 05
              2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
              • Tuesday, March 05:  2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
              Good technical authorship is essential for safety and continued airworthiness, and ‘TechPubs’ deserves a higher profile within the big picture. As in most areas of aviation, comprehensive and applicable training of technical authors (and engineers) is urgently needed. With different documentation procedures the implementation of the cultural change that follows...

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                Tuesday, March 05
                2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
                • Tuesday, March 05:  2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
                Speaker
                Mary Sanford
                Account Executive III
                ILS
                Tuesday, March 05
                2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
                • Tuesday, March 05:  2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
                This session will delve into the upcoming technological advancements and consumer trends that are shaping the future of in-flight experience and new avenues for commercial success. Discover how airlines are innovating to meet the growing demand for high-speed internet and personalized content, the challenges in integrating these technologies into...

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                  Tuesday, March 05
                  3:15 PM - 3:50 PM
                  • Tuesday, March 05:  3:15 PM - 3:50 PM
                  This session explores how digitalization and new technology can help your operations and answer some of your burning questions. Whether you are developing a software or are planning to buy one, you will want to hear from leading MROs, OEMs and operators about the software/technology they use, how it integrates...

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                    Speaker
                    Amir Ali
                    CTO
                    PIA Engineering and Maintenance
                    Speaker
                    Klaus-Peter Leinauer
                    SVP Group Commercial EMEA
                    HAECO
                    Moderator
                    Lee Ann Shay
                    Executive Editor, Business Aviation and MRO
                    Aviation Week Network
                    Speaker
                    Capt.  Majed A. Sabbagh
                    VP - Shared Services
                    Saudia Technic
                    Speaker
                    Michael Schjerbeck
                    Head of Digital Customer & Partner Experience
                    Satair
                    Tuesday, March 05
                    3:50 PM - 4:20 PM
                    • Tuesday, March 05:  3:50 PM - 4:20 PM
                    Harnessing relevant, intelligent data is increasingly pivotal for real-time decision-making. Airlines, MROs, and manufacturers rely on data-driven insights to optimize operations, enhance safety, and stay competitive. This session will discuss how the right software solution, coupled with quality data, is key to delivering and leveraging these necessary insights....

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                      Speaker
                      John Callahan
                      CTO, Aerospace and Defense
                      IFS
                      Tuesday, March 05
                      4:20 PM - 5:00 PM
                      • Tuesday, March 05:  4:20 PM - 5:00 PM
                      Throughout the region there is already a shortage of skilled labor which has been exacerbated by the exponential industry growth. What actions should regional players be taking to ensure the correct workforce in place to support current and future operations? Gain an understanding of the scale of the crisis and...

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                        Speaker
                        David Doherty
                        VP Commercial
                        Etihad Engineering
                        Speaker
                        Dr. Rainer Fink
                        VP of Powerplant Maintenance
                        Saudia Technic
                        Speaker
                        Ebraheem Budebs
                        Group Head of HR
                        Sanad
                        Moderator
                        Rachel Hutchison
                        Senior Defense Analyst
                        Aviation Week Network
                        Speaker
                        Shaune Du Plessis
                        Director of Maintenance Operations
                        Texel Air
                        Speaker
                        Ziad al-Hazmi
                        CEO
                        Lufthansa Technik Middle East
                        Tuesday, March 05
                        5:00 PM - 5:05 PM
                        • Tuesday, March 05:  5:00 PM - 5:05 PM
                        End of day one sessions. Ensure you have joined the MRO Middle East Linkedin group by scanning the QR code for onsite attendees. Increase your networking opportunities for Day 2!...

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                          Speaker
                          Georgia Halliday
                          Conference Producer
                          Aviation Week Network
                          Wednesday, March 06
                          10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
                          • Wednesday, March 06:  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
                          Wednesday, March 06
                          10:30 AM - 10:35 AM
                          • Wednesday, March 06:  10:30 AM - 10:35 AM
                          Speaker
                          Georgia Halliday
                          Conference Producer
                          Aviation Week Network
                          Wednesday, March 06
                          10:35 AM - 11:05 AM
                          • Wednesday, March 06:  10:35 AM - 11:05 AM
                          With supply chain challenges being cited as the number one industry concern, how can potential solutions be sought for these wide-ranging problems? Across the region there are mixed views to what is causing these issues but top amongst them is parts availability. This is of particular concern as it is...

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                            Speaker
                            Ahmad Rajei
                            Senior Director of Design, Engineering and Innovation
                            Etihad Airways Engineering
                            Speaker
                            Didier Verte
                            VP Customer Business - Aircraft Components
                            AFI KLM E&M
                            Speaker
                            Jim O’Sullivan
                            VP Business Development EMEA
                            HEICO
                            Moderator
                            Lee Ann Shay
                            Executive Editor, Business Aviation and MRO
                            Aviation Week Network
                            Speaker
                            Sebastian Groeger
                            VP Strategic Business Development
                            Chromalloy
                            Wednesday, March 06
                            11:05 AM - 11:20 AM
                            • Wednesday, March 06:  11:05 AM - 11:20 AM
                            MRO providers have lacked a way to track, measure, and control the many physical process flows involved in their business, with most operators having no way to reliably measure current productivity and therefore enable continuous improvement. Until now. How to close data gaps and remove invisible waste across the Aircraft MRO...

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                              Speaker
                              Ian Stewart
                              Innovation Leader
                              Ubisense Ltd
                              Wednesday, March 06
                              11:20 AM - 11:35 AM
                              • Wednesday, March 06:  11:20 AM - 11:35 AM
                              Hear an update from the region's cargo market. What are the latest numbers on aircraft retirements for P2F conversions? How many freighters are being built? What does the future look like?...

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                                Speaker
                                Daniel Williams
                                Director, Fleet Data Services
                                Aviation Week Network
                                Wednesday, March 06
                                11:35 AM - 12:10 PM
                                • Wednesday, March 06:  11:35 AM - 12:10 PM
                                With the rise of passenger demand there has been a reduction in the number of aircraft being retired for either P2F conversion or parts. What are the most important factors for the operators and lessors when considering retiring their aircraft for P2F? The increased demand for P2F requires additional facilities,...

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                                  Speaker
                                  Anand Kumar
                                  General Manager
                                  Starlight Airlines Group
                                  Speaker
                                  Gustavo Ribeiro
                                  Head of Sales Operations & Contracts
                                  Embraer
                                  Moderator
                                  Jonas Murby
                                  Principal
                                  AeroDynamic Advisory
                                  Speaker
                                  Kashif Khalid
                                  Regional Director of Operations, Safety & Security- Africa & Middle East
                                  IATA
                                  Speaker
                                  Mohammad Al Sirhan
                                  Director of Engineering
                                  Joramco
                                  Wednesday, March 06
                                  12:10 PM - 12:50 PM
                                  • Wednesday, March 06:  12:10 PM - 12:50 PM
                                  Explore the state of the leasing market and get an update on the latest facts and figures. The past decade has seen an international trend for increased fleet proportions to be leased rather than owned. However, the Middle East has always been more highly weighted in the owning side of...

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                                    Speaker
                                    Abdulla Al-Hudaid
                                    Fleet Procurement Director
                                    Fly Yemen Airlines
                                    Speaker
                                    Alistair Dibisceglia
                                    Director- Aviation, Aerospace and Defense
                                    Oliver Wyman
                                    Moderator
                                    Richard Brown
                                    Managing Director
                                    NAVEO Consultancy
                                    Speaker
                                    Stephen McDonnell
                                    Head of Technical Transactions- Asia Pacific and Middle East
                                    Avolon
                                    Speaker
                                    Yuriy Tokarev
                                    VP of Asset Management
                                    Aerovista
                                    Wednesday, March 06
                                    12:50 PM - 1:05 PM
                                    • Wednesday, March 06:  12:50 PM - 1:05 PM
                                    In the future of digitized and connected cabins, airlines can revolutionize passenger experience by delivering personalized content, boosting revenue, and optimizing operations. It's about shaping a seamless and enjoyable journey for travellers while driving growth and efficiency for airlines....

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                                      Wednesday, March 06
                                      1:05 PM - 1:35 PM
                                      • Wednesday, March 06:  1:05 PM - 1:35 PM
                                      Due to high passenger usage, cabin interiors deteriorate fast and need regular upkeep and repairs. The experts in this panel will delve into the challenges faced by the airlines in maintaining the appearance and functionality of cabin, galley and lavatory equipment; more over with limited post-warranty support by OEMs. With...

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                                        Wednesday, March 06
                                        1:35 PM - 1:50 PM
                                        • Wednesday, March 06:  1:35 PM - 1:50 PM
                                        Our session dives deep into the world of retrofitting aircraft interiors, exploring how airlines can unlock hidden potential, optimize space, and elevate passenger experience, all while tackling technical and financial challenges....

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                                          Wednesday, March 06
                                          1:50 PM - 2:20 PM
                                          • Wednesday, March 06:  1:50 PM - 2:20 PM
                                          OEMs discuss sustainability initiatives in the Middle East:  What are the future developments in sustainable technology in the next 12 months, 3 years and then looking into the next decade The industry has set a 2050 deadline for net zero emissions - what is the current status of green technology? What has...

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                                            Speaker
                                            Gregoire Desmasures
                                            Head of Upgrade and Sustainability Services Marketing
                                            Airbus
                                            Speaker
                                            Kuljit Ghata Aura
                                            President; Middle East and Türkiye
                                            Boeing
                                            Moderator
                                            Lee Ann Shay
                                            Executive Editor, Business Aviation and MRO
                                            Aviation Week Network
                                            Speaker
                                            Mehdi Bouchenak
                                            General Manager
                                            Safran Middle East
                                            Speaker
                                            Paul Vaughan
                                            Services Operations Leader
                                            GE Aerospace
                                            Wednesday, March 06
                                            2:20 PM - 2:55 PM
                                            • Wednesday, March 06:  2:20 PM - 2:55 PM
                                            Engine MRO capacity continues to be a challenge for the region, constrained by a lack of skilled labor and a shortage of parts repair availability, while ongoing durability problems are causing an increasing number of shop events. Against this backdrop, what trends do the panel see in the structure of...

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                                              Speaker
                                              Caroline Vandedrinck
                                              SVP Business Development
                                              SR Technics
                                              Speaker
                                              Christophe POULAIN
                                              VP Commercial Strategy
                                              Safran Aircraft Engines
                                              Moderator
                                              James Pozzi
                                              MRO Editor EMEA
                                              Aviation Week Network
                                              Speaker
                                              Martin Fuerl
                                              VP Commercial
                                              Sanad Group
                                              Speaker
                                              Raghed Al Kaasamani
                                              VP Engineering
                                              Jazeera Airways
                                              Wednesday, March 06
                                              2:55 PM - 3:25 PM
                                              • Wednesday, March 06:  2:55 PM - 3:25 PM
                                              Join us for an insightful discussion on how 3D printing is revolutionizing the aircraft interiors industry by enabling the production of alternate spare parts. Our panel of experts will explore how 3D printing technology is reshaping supply chains, reducing lead times, and driving sustainability in cabin maintenance. From innovative materials...

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                                                Wednesday, March 06
                                                3:25 PM - 3:30 PM
                                                • Wednesday, March 06:  3:25 PM - 3:30 PM
                                                Speaker
                                                Georgia Halliday
                                                Conference Producer
                                                Aviation Week Network
                                                Wednesday, March 06
                                                3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
                                                • Wednesday, March 06:  3:30 PM - 4:00 PM