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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

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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
Speaker

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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?
Speaker
Daniel Williams

Director, Fleet Data Services
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

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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...
Speakers
James Pozzi

MRO Editor EMEA
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Andrew Holder

Deputy Director Heavy Maintenance
Ryanair
Speaker

Fraser Currie

CEO
Joramco
Speaker

Justin O'Donnell

Director Technical Operations
Riyadh Air
Speaker

Kailash Krishnaswamy

SVP Aftermarket
Spirit AeroSystems
Speaker

Yasin Birinci

CTO
Turkish Technic
Speaker

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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...
Speakers
Lee Ann Shay

Executive Editor, Business Aviation and MRO
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Ashok Gopinath

President and Accountable Manager
GMR Aero Technic
Speaker

Ashwani Bhargava

Senior Director of Supply Chain
Boeing India
Speaker

Rahul Shah

SVP Strategic Growth, Business Development Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa
AAR Corporation
Speaker

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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.
Speakers
Gail Jenkin

Regional Account Manager, Worldwide Sales for Aerospace Middle East & Africa
FedEx Express
Moderator

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
Speaker

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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
Speaker

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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...
Speakers
Lee Ann Shay

Executive Editor, Business Aviation and MRO
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Amir Ali

CTO
PIA Engineering and Maintenance
Speaker

Klaus-Peter Leinauer

SVP Group Commercial EMEA
HAECO
Speaker

Capt.  Majed A. Sabbagh

VP - Shared Services
Saudia Technic
Speaker

Michael Schjerbeck

Head of Digital Customer & Partner Experience
Satair
Speaker

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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.
Speaker
John Callahan

CTO, Aerospace and Defense
IFS
Speaker

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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...
Speakers
Rachel Hutchison

Senior Defense Analyst
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

David Doherty

VP Commercial
Etihad Engineering
Speaker

Dr. Rainer Fink

VP of Powerplant Maintenance
Saudia Technic
Speaker

Ebraheem Budebs

Group Head of HR
Sanad
Speaker

Shaune Du Plessis

Director of Maintenance Operations
Texel Air
Speaker

Ziad al-Hazmi

CEO
Lufthansa Technik Middle East
Speaker

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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!
Speaker
Georgia Halliday

Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

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Wednesday, March 06
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Wednesday, March 06, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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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
Speaker

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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...
Speakers
Lee Ann Shay

Executive Editor, Business Aviation and MRO
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

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
Speaker

Sebastian Groeger

VP Strategic Business Development
Chromalloy
Speaker

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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...
Speaker
Ian Stewart

Innovation Leader
Ubisense Ltd
Speaker

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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?
Speaker
Daniel Williams

Director, Fleet Data Services
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

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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,...
Speakers
Jonas Murby

Principal
AeroDynamic Advisory
Moderator

Anand Kumar

General Manager
Starlight Airlines Group
Speaker

Gustavo Ribeiro

Head of Sales Operations & Contracts
Embraer
Speaker

Kashif Khalid

Regional Director of Operations, Safety & Security- Africa & Middle East
IATA
Speaker

Mohammad Al Sirhan

Director of Engineering
Joramco
Speaker

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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...
Speakers
Richard Brown

Managing Director
NAVEO Consultancy
Moderator

Abdulla Al-Hudaid

Fleet Procurement Director
Fly Yemen Airlines
Speaker

Alistair Dibisceglia

Director- Aviation, Aerospace and Defense
Oliver Wyman
Speaker

Stephen McDonnell

Head of Technical Transactions- Asia Pacific and Middle East
Avolon
Speaker

Yuriy Tokarev

VP of Asset Management
Aerovista
Speaker

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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...
Speakers
Lee Ann Shay

Executive Editor, Business Aviation and MRO
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Gregoire Desmasures

Head of Upgrade and Sustainability Services Marketing
Airbus
Speaker

Kuljit Ghata Aura

President; Middle East and Türkiye
Boeing
Speaker

Mehdi Bouchenak

General Manager
Safran Middle East
Speaker

Paul Vaughan

Services Operations Leader
GE Aerospace
Speaker

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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...
Speakers
James Pozzi

MRO Editor EMEA
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Caroline Vandedrinck

SVP Business Development
SR Technics
Speaker

Christophe POULAIN

VP Commercial Strategy
Safran Aircraft Engines
Speaker

Martin Fuerl

VP Commercial
Sanad Group
Speaker

Raghed Al Kaasamani

VP Engineering
Jazeera Airways
Speaker

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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
Speaker

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Wednesday, March 06
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Wednesday, March 06, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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