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ASA 2018 - Schedule of Events

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

09:00 am-03:00 pm - Quality Committee Meeting, Sponsored by Aersale, Inc.

02:00 pm-05:30 pm - Registration Open

05:30 pm-07:00 pm - Evening Welcome Reception, Sponsored by Salt River Aviation, Inc.

Mingle with friends, colleagues and new acquaintances. The Welcome Reception offers a great opportunity to make a plan for an enjoyable evening.

Monday, June 25, 2018

07:00 am-05:00 pm - Exhibit Hall Open

07:00 am-08:00 am - Continental Breakfast, Sponsored by Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services, Inc.

08:00 am-10:00 am - Opening General Session, ASA/AFRA Keynote Speakers, Industry Outlook
  • Michele Dickstein, President, ASA Welcome Remarks and Introduction
  • Robert Taylor, SVP Technical, APOLLO AVIATION
  • Jim Lundeen, Head of Supplier Support, AIRBUS AMERICAS
  • Adam Pilarski Ph.D., SVP, AVITAS 

10:00 am-10:30 am - Break, Sponsored by Unical Aviation, Inc.  

10:30 am-12:00 pm - General Session, continued

Embracing Generational Perspectives: "Fireside Chat"

Dr. Richard Levin, Founder & President, RICHARD LEVIN & ASSOCIATES

Sara Miller, Managing Director, RICHARD LEVIN & ASSOCIATES

Dr. Richard Levin and Sara Miller join us for a conversation about the changing workplace, generational differences, and how they collaborate to bring added value to their work.

Embracing Generational Perspectives: Panel Discussion

Exploring the relevance of conversations about intergenerational workplaces specifically in the aviation suppliers’ industry and sharing success stories. 


Sara Miller, Managing Director, RICHARD LEVIN & ASSOCIATES


Allison Salkeld, Director of Compensation Programs, DELTA AIR LINES (Original Founder & President of GENGAGE)

Sangita Sharma, Product Manager, ACS Alliances, DELTA AIR LINES (Founder and Vice President of GENGAGE)

Robert Morrison, AOG Manager, MESA AIRLINES

Chris Williams, Director of Business Operations, A.J. LEVIN COMPANY

12:00 pm-02:00 pm - Lunch, Sponsored by TD Bank

12:00 pm-02:00 pm - AFRA Members Only Lunch

02:00 pm-03:30 pm - Workshop Sessions - A, B, C, D, E  

03:30 pm-04:00 pm - Break, Sponsored by JetPro International, LLC

04:00 pm-05:30 pm - Workshop Sessions - F, G, H, I, J

06:00 pm-07:00 pm - Cocktail Reception & Exhibits Open, Sponsored by Infinity Air & Allflight

07:00 pm-08:30 pm - Banquet Dinner & Awards Presentation, Sponsored by Infinity Air & Allflight

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

07:00 am-08:00 am - ASA Members-Only Breakfast Meeting Sponsored by A.J Levin Company, Inc. & International Aircraft Associates, Inc.

08:00 am-01:30 pm - Exhibit Hall Open

08:00 am-10:00 am - General Sessions, ASA/AFRA Keynote Speakers, Market Outlook

  • Hans Craen, Executive Director, AFRA - Welcome Remarks and Introduction
  • Kahina Oudjehani, Head of Eco-Design and Environmental Affairs, BOMBARDIER
    • The environmental drivers and trends that OEMs are seeing which are driving them to greener solutions, trends in environmental standards and compliance, full product lifecycle, and specifically the case study of Bombardier.
  • Neil McConachie, Partner, OLIVER WYMAN
    • Industry information on labour shortage forecast in various jobs of the aviation industry, Q&A
  • Boyd Parsons, General Manager Excellence 5.0, AIR CANADA MAINTENANCE
    • How ACM has addressed the labour shortage in the industry and efforts to attracting and engage millennials
  • Richard Brown, Principal, ICF
    • Market Outlook for MRO/Aftermarket
10:00 am-10:30 am - Break, Sponsored by Turbo Resources

12:00 pm-01:30 pm - Lunch, Sponsored by PartsBase

01:30 pm-03:00 pm - Workshop Sessions - P, Q, R, S

03:00 pm-Meeting Adjourns