Conferences & workshops

With the Aerospace Meetings Paris participate to high level conferences lead by referent actors of the aeronautics industry, 20th and 21st of June.

All the conferences will be held in English.

1/ Panel Discussion : “Strategic and critical issues of a global supply chain”

Wednesday 21st June – 9:30am - In the Auditorium of the Conference Center (Hall 2C)
Among topics to be discussed:
  • improving the operational performance of suppliers
  • the increase in competence of SMEs of rank 2/3
  • implementation of collaborative planning
  • perception of quality supply chain rated contractors and suppliers
Speakers (decision leaders) to be confirmed soon.
Tarif: €250 excl.Vat


2/ Conferences

"How to do business with?" conferences

Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st June, in the B2B area.

These sessions are exclusively presented by large OEMs. They aim to provide the industry a deeper understanding of the OEMs supply chain strategies. A rare occasion for the suppliers who are ready to cope with ongoing or future changes.
Doing business with Airbus – Challenges and Opportunities

Pierre Cardin – Head of Procurement Strategy & Services
The civil aviation market is currently benefitting from very positive perspectives and this applies to AIRBUS and its whole supply chain. Beyond this very appealing statement it represents as well industrial, commercial and technical challenges to be overcome by all players at any level of the chain. Further than the industrial excellence which is expected from all our suppliers, some differentiating factors are now becoming critical when strategic partner are selected (globalization, innovation capacity, value creation, etc.). The presentation aims at presenting the AIRBUS sourcing strategy and ambition for its Supply Chain.

How to do business with DAHER: The Competitive Action Plan CAP20
DAHER, turnover of more than one billion euros, is an equipment supplier developing integrated industrial systems for aerospace and advanced technologies. By linking its know-how, DAHER designs and develops value-added solutions for its industrial customers, who benefit from this convergence of industry and services.
DAHER Supply Chain, more than 500 million euros, is managed inside the CAP20 Competitive Action Plan, with main parameters being Competitiveness, Quality, Punctuality and Internationalization. Companies able to comply with these objectives are welcome in Partnership approach with DAHER.


 Become a LATECOERE Strategic Group Partner: Expectations, golden rules and opportunities
Latécoère is focusing on its supplier panel industrial performance to bring them to the level expected by our customers. Our Group has to be prepared to manage the transition towards new programs and new customers. The success story of those new industrializations and associated ramp up request a perfect operational performance but Latécoère also expects a proactive attitude from its suppliers to propose cost reduction initiative to meet our customers’ expectations. Our purchasing department is working hard to propose global commodity strategies with suppliers able to perform the best industrial, commercial and technical performance. Those strategic partners are selected to support our new future challenges through their differentiating factors (globalization, innovation capacity, value creation, etc.).


 How to do business with  SABENA TECHNICS BOD
Luc Nicaudie - Vice President Purchasing
SABENA TECHNICS is the first independent MRO in Europe. We offer services adapted to operators and aircraft manufacturers in the Part145 and Part21 environments.
Our engineering department allows us to offer integrations of avionics, cabin and specific systems (IFE, Antennas, Optronic balls, Anti-missile systems).
The Purchasing Department needs suppliers who can meet these needs. The challenges are technical but above all to find suppliers capable of meeting the requirements of our customers.

 A Collaborative Supply Chain to Innovate and Grow Together
Quick & permanent evolution of the services offered to the End Users imposes strong proximity & responsiveness with our Customers and, to reflect importance of purchased portion in our systems, with our Key suppliers.
Consequently, the relationship with our suppliers is as much as possible fair & balanced:
- TAS suppliers are more involved in TAS products strategy;
- TAS also deployed tools and processes aiming in identifying innovative suppliers and helping them to Grow;
- New “promising” out of Space domain Suppliers are also considered, particularly when they are already working in constrained environments (Automotive, Aerospace, …etc)

Other conferences to come - regular update of the program

Non-Exhibitors Package 2017 :
 B2B meetings + Conferences: €1.500 excl VAT
Exhibitors Package 2017 : B2B meetings + Conferences: € 500 excl VAT

'International Aerospace Markets ' conferences

Tuesday 20th June – in the B2B area

Moroccan Aerospace Industry: the most competitive base at the gate of Europe

Maria El Filali - General Director
Maria El Filali, General Director, GIMAS
Morocco ranks as the 15th aerospace base in the world, and 8th country in terms of Investments in aeronautics. It host more than 100 companies, with majors OEM established such as SAFRAN Group, Stelia, Bombardier, Boeing,  UTC, SAFRAN, Thales, Zodiac Aerospace, Eaton, Alcoa, and many well referenced SME’s.
The cost-competitive conditions and governmental incentives allowed for the booming of this industry with leading-edge capabilities and capacity to deliver highly complex added-valued equipment.
The Industrial Acceleration plan and the signature with Boeing for a historical contract to attract more than 120 suppliers in Morocco represent a major opportunity to companies based in Europe and seeking new outsourcing or investing opportunities.

The conference will highlight the following topics:
  • Global overview on Moroccan economy and structural projects
  • Moroccan Aerospace Supply Chain
  • Case studies of major OEM’s
  • Testimony of companies
  • Governmental strategy for Export

Success Story of OSSA Members in Turkish Defense and Aviation Industries

Ece Haykir - Coordinator
OSSA is a cluster representing 176 manufacturer SME’s with over 7750 staff in Turkey. OSSA is an interface between procurement authorities, universities and industry. OSSA members’ capabilities are mainly in machining, electronics, composite, plastic enjection, surface improvement, R&D, final products and so on.

Other conferences to come - regular updated of the program

Non-Exhibitors Package 2017 : B2B meetings + Conferences : €1.500 excl VAT
Exhibitors Package 2017 : B2B meetings + Conferences : € 500 excl VAT
Marianne Bohssein - Conferences Manager
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