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MRO Australaisa 2023
May 17-18, 2023
Brisbane, Australia
#MROAA

Tuesday, May 16
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday, May 17
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday, May 17:  8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday, May 17
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
  • Wednesday, May 17:  9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
Speaker
Juliet Trew
Vice President Business Development - Commercial/A&D
Aviation Week Network
Wednesday, May 17
9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
  • Wednesday, May 17:  9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
Speaker
Air Vice Marshal (retired) Neil Hart
Strategic Advisor for Aviation, Defence and Space, Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning
Queensland Government
Wednesday, May 17
9:20 AM - 9:50 AM
  • Wednesday, May 17:  9:20 AM - 9:50 AM
Attend this session for the facts and figures as we assess the future of the market. During this timely forecast, understand the critical opportunities and challenges for the Australasia region....

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    Speaker
    Paul Burton
    Managing Director Asia Pacific
    Aviation Week Network
    Wednesday, May 17
    9:50 AM - 10:40 AM
    • Wednesday, May 17:  9:50 AM - 10:40 AM
    What do the numbers mean: Dynamics, demographics, dollar spend. Engage with what the forecast and inflation will mean for MRO and recovery capabilities. How have the regional lockdowns transformed the market - did we lose a lot of players? Has domestic travel in Australia increased and what are the implications...

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      Moderator
      Adrian Schofield
      Senior Air Transport Editor
      Aviation Week Network
      Speaker
      Darren Dunbier
      General Manager, Engineering Operations
      Virgin Australia
      Speaker
      Elsa Dalessio
      Board Chair
      Aviation Australia
      Speaker
      Mark Davies
      Head of Engineering and Maintenance
      Bonza
      Speaker
      Wayan Winten Adnyano
      VP Maintenance Planning
      GMF AeroAsia
      Wednesday, May 17
      10:40 AM - 11:20 AM
      • Wednesday, May 17:  10:40 AM - 11:20 AM
      Wednesday, May 17
      11:20 AM - 12:00 PM
      • Wednesday, May 17:  11:20 AM - 12:00 PM
      What is the role of the MROs and how are they supporting their customers and partners? What is the role of the manufacturer? Engagement across the business: Where are we seeing investment and resources directed? Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) – ‘The silver bullet’? Do we have the infrastructure in place...

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        Speaker
        Matt Doyle
        Energy and Sustainability Lead
        Wagner Corporation
        Speaker
        Paul Hayler
        Senior Manager Regional Engineering Operations
        QantasLink
        Moderator
        Rahul Shah
        SVP Strategic Growth & Business Development Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa
        AAR Corp.
        Speaker
        Terri Butler
        President, SAF Taskforce
        Bioenergy Australia
        Speaker
        Troy Marshall
        Managing Director
        ECO MRO
        Wednesday, May 17
        12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
        • Wednesday, May 17:  12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
        Where is there a lack of internal solutions and what are the opportunities for new entrants? How can smaller players access this market and build relationships and what role do the prime contractors play in this? Understanding key insights from the primes on how other industry players could become a...

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          Speaker
          Andrew Sanderson
          CEO and MD
          TAE Aerospace
          Speaker
          GPCAPT David Mahoney
          Air Domain - Executive Advisor (SERCAT 3)
          Department of Defence, Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group
          Moderator
          Jake Adams
          Business Development Manager – Sustainment & Modernisation Services
          Northrop Grumman
          Speaker
          Michael Clark
          Head of Industry Engagement
          Boeing Defence Australia (BDA)
          Speaker
          Scott White
          Senior Manager Strategy & Business Development
          Airbus
          Wednesday, May 17
          12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
          • Wednesday, May 17:  12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
          Outdated licencing requirements, increasing wages, complexity around apprenticeships, low understanding on possible career paths and a lack of infrastructure to accommodate foreign maintenance engineers are some of the common issues cited in the skills shortage. How can we break down some of those barriers to entry, contemporise the curriculum and...

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            Speaker
            Asta Zirlyte
            CEO
            Heston MRO
            Speaker
            Dr Guido Carim Jr
            Griffith Aviation
            Griffith University
            Speaker
            Geoff Shearer
            Principal and Director
            Kotare Aviation
            Speaker
            Sheridan Austin
            Owner
            Aviation QMS (Quality & Management Services)
            Moderator
            Steve Campbell
            CEO
            Regional Aviation Association of Australia
            Wednesday, May 17
            1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
            • Wednesday, May 17:  1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
            Wednesday, May 17
            2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
            • Wednesday, May 17:  2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
            How are production issues and production/repair capacity impacting MRO? Understanding key supply chain issues and areas of improvement. What are the geographical factors - how does the remoteness of the continent impact supply chain issues? What solutions are being offered by suppliers and how can stakeholders support each other and...

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              Speaker
              Andrejus Lietunovas
              CCO
              FL Technics Indonesia
              Speaker
              Ian Wolfe
              Airline MRO and Fleet Management Consultant
              IJW Aviation MRO Consulting Services
              Moderator
              Josh Ng
              Director
              Alton Aviation Consultancy
              Speaker
              Lloyd Armstrong
              Project & Safety Manager
              Flying Colours
              Speaker
              Ryan Manuel
              AVP Engineering and Maintenance Sub-Department, Technical Operations
              Philippine Airlines
              Speaker
              Toby Koch
              General Manager, Engineering
              Alliance Airlines
              Wednesday, May 17
              3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
              • Wednesday, May 17:  3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
              Jet Aviation, Skytek, and Aviation Australia have combined to offer a cadetship that includes subsidised study and guaranteed employment opportunities, upon successful completion including a focus on fast tracking to a licensed outcome. The program is an Australian first and is part of a long-term strategy to recruit much needed...

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                Speaker
                Alana McKenna
                Chief Executive
                Skytek
                Speaker
                Chris Pigott
                Business Manager Cairns Aviation Skills Centre
                Aviation Australia
                Speaker
                Neville Evans
                Regional Sales Director, Manager Cairns Base Operations
                Jet Aviation
                Moderator
                Steve Campbell
                CEO
                Regional Aviation Association of Australia
                Wednesday, May 17
                3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
                • Wednesday, May 17:  3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
                Wednesday, May 17
                4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
                • Wednesday, May 17:  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
                Meet the Buyers is our signature networking session, providing a platform for suppliers to meet with airline buyers in an informal setting. The session is designed for a chance to exchange business cards and make an initial introduction with a short 5 minute ad-hoc meeting. Airlines will remain in the...

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                  Wednesday, May 17
                  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
                  • Wednesday, May 17:  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
                  Thursday, May 18
                  8:00 AM - 12:45 PM
                  • Thursday, May 18:  8:00 AM - 12:45 PM
                  Thursday, May 18
                  9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
                  • Thursday, May 18:  9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
                  Speaker
                  Juliet Trew
                  Vice President Business Development - Commercial/A&D
                  Aviation Week Network
                  Thursday, May 18
                  9:05 AM - 9:15 AM
                  • Thursday, May 18:  9:05 AM - 9:15 AM
                  Speaker
                  Hon. Dr. Steven Miles MP
                  Deputy Premier, Minister for State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympic and Paralympic Games Infrastructure
                  Queensland Government
                  Thursday, May 18
                  9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
                  • Thursday, May 18:  9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
                  Members of CASA’s leadership team will talk about the challenges of emerging technology, future maintenance regulations and the impacts of the skills shortage and supply issues, as well as how and when to engage on regulatory issues. The panel will include short presentations from each of the speakers and time...

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                    Speaker
                    Ben Challender
                    Manager Airworthiness Standards
                    Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Australia
                    Speaker
                    Karen Blair
                    National Manager Regulatory Services
                    Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Australia
                    Speaker
                    Richard Stocker
                    Branch Manager, Airworthiness and Engineering
                    Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Australia
                    Thursday, May 18
                    9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
                    • Thursday, May 18:  9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
                    Get to grips with new advancements in the industry and software to help engineering on the hangar floor. How is AR being utilised for training and maintenance applications? Who is having success and what are the lessons learned? How are legacy systems in the defence industry causing an inertia to...

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                      Speaker
                      Adnan Mansur
                      Head of Digital & Innovation Services
                      Asia Digital Engineering
                      Moderator
                      Amartya De
                      Associate Director, Aviation & Public Sector Practice
                      Frost & Sullivan
                      Speaker
                      Howard Chung
                      Applications Engineer Manager
                      8Tree
                      Speaker
                      Rory Broadbridge
                      Head of Customer Success
                      Hindsite Industries
                      Thursday, May 18
                      10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
                      • Thursday, May 18:  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
                      Thursday, May 18
                      11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
                      • Thursday, May 18:  11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
                      Predictive Maintenance has been a discussion topic for several years in the aviation industry but is only starting to emerge beyond the hype and become useful. As the ground systems and computing power become more accessible, airlines are investing people in to the discovery phases and OEM’s are investing in...

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                        Speaker
                        David Kelly
                        Manager QE Business Technology and E-enablement
                        Qantas
                        Thursday, May 18
                        11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
                        • Thursday, May 18:  11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
                        Exploring implications of electric and hydrogen aircraft for the regional market. What activity are we seeing in New Zealand and Australia? What is the timeline and what are the MRO and maintenance implications?...

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                          Speaker
                          Bob Criner
                          Co-Founder and CEO
                          Stralis
                          Thursday, May 18
                          11:50 AM - 12:20 PM
                          • Thursday, May 18:  11:50 AM - 12:20 PM
                          The advent of digital twins has the potential to revolutionise engine health monitoring and predictive maintenance, interacting with available sensors to generate novel insights into engine dynamics. This is transforming operational risks and costs. But the underlying artificial intelligence for digital twins is itself being hugely disrupted. This presentation will...

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                            Speaker
                            Nigel Greenwood
                            Founder
                            Turbine MachineGenes
                            Thursday, May 18
                            12:20 PM - 12:30 PM
                            • Thursday, May 18:  12:20 PM - 12:30 PM
                            Speaker
                            Juliet Trew
                            Vice President Business Development - Commercial/A&D
                            Aviation Week Network
                            Thursday, May 18
                            12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
                            • Thursday, May 18:  12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
                            Thursday, May 18
                            1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
                            • Thursday, May 18:  1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
                            Tour includes a visit to the Qantas Engineering Base Maintenance facilities located at Brisbane Airport where over 600 staff carry out Heavy Maintenance on its 737 and A330 aircraft in addition to maintaining Qantas Group A320 and customer aircraft. Covering 6 bays of both Narrowbody and Widebody maintenance in two...

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                              Thursday, May 18
                              4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
                              • Thursday, May 18:  4:00 PM - 4:15 PM