The 2018 MARPA PMA Aircraft Parts Conference


The 2018 MARPA PMA Aircraft Parts Conference will be held in Dublin, Republic of Ireland on May 2-3, 2018, in cooperation between the Modification And Replacement Parts Association (MARPA) and the International Trade Administration(ITA). 2018 EMEA Conference Sponsors
The 2018 MARPA PMA Aircraft Parts Conference Agenda is Subject to Change, and will be updated as changes come in.

MAY 2, 2018

4:00pm - 7:00pmConference Registration
5:00pm - 7:00pmOpening Night Networking Cocktail Reception

MAY 3, 2018 - GENERAL SESSION

8:00am - 12:00pmConference Registration
9:00am - 10:30amOpening Session
 Welcome
 Lonnie “Reece” Smyth, Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy Dublin (invited)
 Keynote Address
 Jason Mahoney, Director of Engineering - British Airways
 Practical Experiences with Using PMA Parts
 Conor McCarthy, Executive Chairman - Dublin Aerospace (invited)
 How PMA Improves the Aviation Industry Worldwide
 Jason Dickstein, President, Modification And Replacement Parts Association
10:30am - 11:00amNETWORKING BREAK
11:00am - 12:30pm 
 Updates to FAA-PMA Regulations
 Ian Lucas, PMA Program Manager - U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
 Panel discussion: How PMA Improves Safety and Reliability
 Panel Moderator - Josh Krotec, Senior Vice President , First Aviation Services Inc.
 Deidre Vance, Senior Engineer: Parts Development Engineering - American Airlines and MARPA Air Carrier Committee CoChairperson (invited)
12:30pm - 1:30pmLUNCH
1:30pm - 3:00pm 
 Keynote Address
 Jorge Leite, Vice President of Quality and Safety - TAP Portugal (invited)
 The Financial Future of PMA
 Richard Brown, Principal Aviation Consultant - ICF
 PMA and Aircraft Maintenance Costs
 Chris Markou, Assistant Director, International Air Transport Association (IATA)(live via internet)
3:00pm - 3:30pmNETWORKING BREAK
3:30pm - 5:30pm 
 Using PMA to Create International Trade Partnerships
 Fred Elliott, International Trade Specialist - U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration
 Value-Added PMA Manufacturing
 Andy Shields, Vice President of PMA, Wencor Group
 TBA
 Speaker TBA - Jet Parts Engineering Inc.
 Changes to the Technical Implementation Procedures – How is trade between US and EU changing?
 Robert Sprayberry, Aircraft Certification Service - International Division, Federal Aviation Administration

MAY 4, 2018 - TEG Aviation TOUR

1:00pm - 5:00pmPrivate tour of TEG Aviation facilities at Mullingar - open to all attendees, please RSVP to MARPA today!
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