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Aerospace & Defense Supply Chain Conference

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A&D Supply Chain Conference
November 2-3, 2010
Phoenix, AZ
Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa


Improve project flow and remain competitive across the global supply chain!

The @aviationweek A&D Supply Chain Conference will enable you to:

  • Develop metrics to effectively manage program/supplier relationships
  • Improve the flow-down of technical requirements, design & schedule changes
  • Implement standardized processes for supplier selection
  • Assess supplier quality
  • Build transparency across the supply chain to prevent costly mishaps
  • Identify and work with new global suppliers, satisfying offset requirements

Key Takeaways from A&D Supply Chain

  • Benchmark your operations against your competitors
  • Gain actionable insights and create improvements across program/project supply chains
  • Increase visibility into the lower tiers of the supply chain
  • Develop internal and external operational metrics that measure the robustness of suppliers’ processes
  • Measure the efficiency and effectiveness of your suppliers’ processes
  • Identify new, innovative suppliers
  • Improve subcontract management
  • Develop strategies for personnel acquisition and development and build future talent pipeline
  • Implement actionable strategies to increase your bottom line

Supplier Innovation Zone

Are you looking for innovative products, services and suppliers who can help you deliver cost-effective solutions to your customers and increase business opportunities?

The Innovation Zone features key suppliers that provide innovative technologies and services to improve the performance of programs. For your convenience, the networking activities at the conference, including breakfasts and refreshment breaks, are now centrally located in The Innovation Zone.

There is a wide array of suppliers available out there...the key is finding the right ones for you. Today, more than ever before, it is critical for you to identify solutions to benefit your program's performance. With the help of our advisory board, and in conjunction with the A&D Supplier Innovation Challenge, we've taken some of the guesswork out of the process.

Interested in demonstrating your product?

If you are a supplier who wants to demonstrate in the Innovation Zone, please contact Mike Triunfo at +1.212.904.4697 or email mike_triunfo@aviationweek.com. Limited opportunities available.



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A must attend for:
  • Military and Prime Contractors
  • Supply Chain Directors
  • Supply Chain Integration
  • Supply chain Managers
  • Supplier Management
  • Procurement
  • Global Delivery
  • Fulfillment
  • Materials and Supply
  • Contracts / Contracting
  • Sourcing
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Advisory Board Members
  • Lisa Kohl, Sector VP, Global Supply Chain, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (@northropgrumman)
  • Michael Fortson, Director, Global Delivery System Integration (JSF), Lockheed Martin (@LockheedMartin)
  • Vivek Kamath, VP Supply Chain Operations, Raytheon Company (@raytheoncompany)
  • Donald Weiss, Director, Supply Chain, Government Communication Systems, Harris Corporation (@HarrisCorp)
  • Roger Weiss, VP Materials & Supply, Rockwell Collins (@RockwellCollins)
  • John R. Harnagel, Director Supplier Management, Boeing IDS (@BoeingDefense)
  • Paul K Kling, Deputy Vice President, Operations, Supplier Partnerships, Electronic Solutions, BAE Systems, EI&S (@BAESystemsInc)
  • Dorothea Wong, Director Global Strategic Sourcing, United Technologies Corporation
  • Craig Musson, Director Strategic Sourcing, Pratt & Whitney (@prattandwhitney)
  • Alan Christensen, VP Strategic Alliances and Supply Chain, Land Armaments, BAE Systems (@BAESystemsInc)
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