Jan. 23-25, 2024
Los Angeles, CA 

Building Back: Driving Supply Chain Resilience & Reshaping for Success

Aviation Week Network’s A&D SupplyChain Americas Conference program covers manufacturing operations, capabilities and processes, innovation within manufacturing, supply chain, modern machining technologies, defense and more. We will bring together the Trifecta of the A&D industry – raw materials, manufacturing and supply chain. Join your fellow stakeholders and industry experts in these markets to share ideas, discuss challenges, analyze current weaknesses within your company and discuss solutions. . Aircraft and engine manufacturers will present status reports on product strategies and market developments. Industry experts will review the current state of the industry and forecast future trends. Be in the room to hear crucial updates and timely industry analyses while taking part of valuable business networking opportunities with colleagues and industry leaders.

The agenda will cover:

  • Supply chain strategies and forecasts
  • Manufacturing operations, capabilities and processes
  • Innovations within manufacturing and modern machining technologies
  • Industry automation and advanced manufacturing
  • Demand outlook for parts manufacturers
  • Outlook for the market and key trends to watch
  • Impact of new materials

The conference opens with an evening networking reception with two days of informative sessions to follow.


Keynote Panel: Boeing's New MAX Challenges


Joe Anselmo
SVP of Content, Editorial Director,
Aviation Week Network

Richard Aboulafia
Managing Director
AeroDynamic Advisory

Michael Bruno
Executive Editor, Business
Aviation Week Network

Ron Epstein
Managing Director, Aerospace & Defense
BofA Global Research

Matteo Peraldo



The Weakest Links in The Aerospace Digital Thread – Factory Digital Twins


Dr  Vivek Saxena

Supply Chain

Risk Mitigation in the Supply Chain: What's the Fix for the Challenges Ahead?


C. Ellis Brazeal III
Jones Walker

Paul Adams
Director, Aerospace & Defense
Vendigital (A Siemens Business)

Magnus Falk
VP and Head of the Business Development, Marketing & Sales for the Commercial Business
Saab Aerospace Systems

Charlie Stevenson
EVP & Chief Commercial Officer
Verify, Inc.

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