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Aerospace & Defense Programs

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Aerospace & Defense Programs
November 1-3, 2010
Phoenix, AZ
Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa


  • Richard Aboulafia, VP Analysis, The Teal Group
  • Mike Adami-Sampson, VP Strategy, Dassault Systemes
  • Joe Anselmo, Sr. Business Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology
  • Tom Belisle, Program Director, Joint STARS Support Programs, Northrop Grumman
  • Tom Bell, VP Business Strategy, Boeing Military Aircraft
  • Benjamin Boehm, VP Advanced Programs, Bombardier
  • Capt Ed Bular, SVP Flight Operations, US Airways
  • John Burke, VP Light Utility Aircraft, EADS N.A.
  • Phil Dunford, VP/GM Rotorcraft, Boeing Defense, Security & Systems
  • Paul Finklestein, Director Next Gen Product Family, Pratt & Whitney
  • Michael Fleishman, VP and Head-N.A. Engineering Sales, Infotech Enterprises American Inc.
  • Gene Fraser, VP Strike & Surveillance Div., Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
  • Steve Grundman, Director of Aerospace and Defense Consulting, Charles River Associates International
  • Dan Korte, President-Defense, Rolls-Royce
  • Katherine Kawamoto, VP Research, International Association for Contract and Commercial Management
  • Tom Kilkenny, VP/GM A&D Global Market, IBM
  • Kenneth J. Krieg, Former Undersecretary of Defense AT&L and Founder, Samford Global Strategies
  • Michael A. Labeau, F-35 Sr. Manager Sustainment Business Execution, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.
  • Nick Lappos, Chief Technology Officer, Bell Helicopter Textron, Chairman - Future Vertical Lift Industry Consortium
  • Betty Ann Lemire, Director Military Aftermarket, Hamilton Sundstrand
  • Larry Loftis, VP Everett Site and 777 Program, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • Kevin Maloney, Director of Licensing, U.S. State Dept.
  • Capt. Jeff Martin, Asst. Dir. of Operations, Southwest Airlines
  • J.D. McFarlan, VP F-35 Test and Verification, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.
  • Remy Nathan, Assistant VP for International Affairs, Aerospace Industries Assoc.
  • Brian Nilsson,National Security Staff, Executive Office of the President
  • Chris Pascale, VP Systems Engineering and Applications, Honeywell Aerospace
  • Ryan Peoples, Associate Principal/A&D, CRA International
  • Bob O'Connor, Dir Corporate Education, Queensland University of Technology, International Center for Complex Program Management
  • Ron Rich, VP Propulsion, Honeywell Aerospace
  • David Thompson, CEO, Orbital Sciences
  • Joseph T. Vogel, Director-Hypersonics/X-51A SED/WR, Boeing Phantom Works
  • Jeff Wilcox, VP Engineering, Lockheed Martin Corp.


advisory board
  • Commercial
  • Barry Eccleston, CEO, Airbus N.A.
  • Benjamin Boehm, VP Adv Programs, Bombardier
  • Dan Fuller, Lead-Embraer, Honeywell Air Transport/Regional
  • Don Morrow, VP Global Programs, GE Aviation/Digital Systems
  • Howard Chambers, VP Programs, Boeing Commercial Aircraft
  • Randy Robertson, Technical Fellow, Honeywell Aerospace
  • Tom Williams, VP Programs, Airbus
  • Government/Defense
  • Brian Bjelde, Director, Space Exploration Technologies
  • Rick Bailey, VP Engineering, Boeing Defense, Space & Security
  • Michael Bruno, Dep. Managing Editor, AVIATION WEEK
  • Chris Chadwick, President, Boeing Military Aircraft
  • Dan Crowley, COO, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.
  • Michael Fleishman, VP adn Head-NA Engineering Sales, Infotech Enterprises America Inc.
  • Gene Fraser, VP Strike & Surveillance Div., Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
  • William Gostic, VP Adv Programs, Pratt & Whitney
  • David Haines, VP Rotorcraft, EADS N.A.
  • Mike Joyce, COO, Lockheed Martin Corp.
  • Dan Korte, President Global Military Engines, Rolls-Royce
  • Nan Mattai, SVP Engineering & Technology, Rockwell Collins
  • Steve Mundt, VP, EADS N.A.
  • Tom Kilkenny, GM Global A&D, IBM
  • Tony Velocci, Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology
  • Program Excellence
  • Aaron Shenhar, Rutgers University
  • Nanette Bouchard, VP Programs, Boeing Defense, Space & Security
  • Charles Mills, VP Programs, Lockheed Martin Corp.
  • Ed Hoffman, Director-Academy for Program/Project Engineering Leadership, NASA
  • Harold “Skip” Burns, Director Program Development, The Raytheon Co.
  • Jake Gatch, VP Business Management Systems, BAE Systems Inc.
  • Jesse Stewart, Professor/Program Management, Defense Acquisition University
  • Lewis Peach, NASA
  • John Chino, Corp. VP Engineering, Technology & Quality, Northrop Grumman Corp.
  • Ron Hornish, VP/GM Government Systems, Rockwell Collins
  • Jack Jacobs, VP Program Management US Defense Customers, Honeywell Defense & Space