07.00 - 08.25

Registration & Check-in

Hamburg Messe Hall A3 | Lagerstraße, 20357 Hamburg, Germany

08.30 - 12.00

Plant Tour Logistics Insights

Airbus Single Aisle Seat Center & dedicated A380 Warehouse, operated by Kuehne + Nagel


Plant Tour MRO

Lufthansa Technik

Plant Tour Research & Virtual Reality



Plant Tour OEM

Airbus Finkenwerder Factory Tour A320 & A380

Meeting point for the excursion will be in the entrance hall of hall A3. Busses leave at 8.30.

12.00 - 13.20

lunch and
networking in the exhibition

sponsored by:

13.20 - 13.40

room Hamburg

Welcome address

Prof. Dr. Johannes Walther, CEO, Institute for Production Management (IPM)
Dr. Franz Josef Kirschfink, Managing Director, Hamburg Aviation
Volker Thum, Managing Director, German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI)

13.40 - 14.00

room Hamburg

An outlook to the supply chain footprint in emerging markets

Dominique Salliot, Vice President Business & Strategy, STELIA Aerospace

14.00 - 14.20

room Hamburg

The Importance of a Global Supply Chain

Beth F. Anderson, Vice President Payloads and Systems Supplier Management, Boeing

14.20 - 14.40

room Hamburg

Implications of 3D Printing on the supply network

Chris Schuppe, Engineering Leader, GE Additive

14.40 - 15.00

Coffee Break and networking in the exhibition

sponsored by:

15.00 - 18.30

Workshop Sessions and Panel Discussion

Workshop #1 - Digitalization & Innovation | Innovations for the next gen aircraft

room Tianjin

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Michael Eßig
Neil Warren, Procurement Innovation Governance, Airbus
Franz-Josef Pohle, CEO, maexpartners GmbH
Torsten Chudobba, Vice President IoT Automotive / MI,          T-Systems International
Josef Gropper, Managing Director and COO, Liebherr-Lindenberg Aerospace GmbH
Manfred Schmitz, CTO, MEN Mikro und Elektronik GmbH


Workshop #2 - Industrial ALM & Design | After the hype? Assessing the real potential of additive manufacturing

room Mobile

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Hans-Gerhard Seeba
Dr. Jörg Rissiek, Vice President - Head of Strategy and Portfolio Management, Satair Group
Dr. Abdelqader Abusafieh, Head of Technology, Strata Manufacturing PJSC
Geert Appeltans, Quality Manager Manufacturing, Materialise GmbH
Olivier Hardy, Senior Client Executive SIMULIA - AIRBUS & SAFRAN, Dassault Systèmes
Klaus Müller, Chief Customer Officer, Bionic Production GmbH
Sudhir Padaki, Key Account Manager - Aerospace, Altair Engineering GmbH

Workshop #3 - Future Supply Network | Future of the aerospace supply network

room Toulouse

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle
Ludovic Dupré, Head of Supplier Development, Airbus
Cliff Collier, Senior Advisor, ICF
Joachim Hermes, Member of the Board, Karl Berrang GmbH
Dr. Hans-Jörg Kutschera, Managing Director, Germany, PwC Strategy& (Germany) GmbH
Markus Quicken, CEO, SupplyOn AG
Thomas Tschirner, Regional Supplier Management Executive, Rolls Royce Deutschland Ltd & Co KG

Workshop #4 - Automated production & robots | Challenges and potentials of automation in aircraft manufacturing

room Broughton

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Stephan M. Wagner
Jens Gralfs,  Vice President, Industrial R&T Architect & Germany Representative, Airbus
Johannes Klenke, Executive. Aerospace & Defense, Accenture GmbH
John Pilla, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology and Quality Officer, Spirit AeroSystems
Enrico Scharlock, A&D Industry Solution Director, Dassault Systèmes Deutschland GmbH
Bernd Schröder, Chief Executive Officer, Broetje-Automation GmbH

Workshop #5 - Future Technologies | Future technologies impacting MRO and logistics

room Tokyo

Moderation: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Elmar Bräkling
Serge Panabiere, VP Marketig & Business Development Services by Airbus
Sebastian Jäger, Director, AlixPartners
Wolfgang Kochan, General Manager D-A-CH Region, Stratasys GmbH
Harald Mehring, Chief Cutsomer Officer, Diehl Aerosystems Holding GmbH
Tracey Talbott, Regional Director, Boeing Global Services

Workshop #6 - Future of Transportation | Electric engines, autonomous flying and the future of civil aerospace

room Bremen

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Alexander Tsipoulanidis
Gerhard Wolf, Head of Future Programmes & Long Term Concepts, Airbus
Andrew Carlisle, Avionics General Manager, Sales, GE Aviation
Dr. Lars Karsten, Chief Executive Officer, p3 group
Dr. Thomas Rupp, VP Customer Support Management & Flight Operations Safran Aircraft Engines
Michael Santo, Managing Partner, h&z Unternehmensberatung AG
Alexander Schneegans, Managing Partner, PACE – Part of TXT Group

15.15 - 16.45

room Hamburg

Panel Discussion - Globalization scenarios for the decade ahead: Perspectives from North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Matthias Tomenendal
Mark Walker, Vice President Procurement, Strategy and Governance, Airbus
Nico Buchholz, Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Bombardier Inc.
Aziz Erdinc, Managing Director, TAI Hamburg GmbH & Co. KG
Laura Holmes, Chief Executive Officer, thyssenkrupp Aerospace
Chunlei Wan, General Manager, AVIC International (Deutschland) GmbH
Troy L. Wayman, Vice President, Economic Development, Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

18.30 - 19.15

Champagne Reception


Gala Buffet

Location: Hamburg Messe

sponsored by:


Cocktail Networking Reception

Location: Hamburg Messe

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