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


8:00am - 12:00pmConference Registration
9:00am - 10:30amOpening Session
 Padraig O'Connor Commercial Advisor - U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Embassy, Dublin, Ireland (invited)
 Keynote Address
 Jason Mahoney, Director of Engineering - British Airways
 Practical Experiences with Using PMA Parts
 Ralph James, Director Safety Regulation - Irish Aviation Authority (invited)
 How PMA Improves the Aviation Industry Worldwide
 Jason Dickstein, President, Modification And Replacement Parts Association
10:30am - 11:00amNETWORKING BREAK
11:00am - 12:00pm 
 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
 Donald A. Douglas, Component Engineering, PMA Approvals - - Delta Air Lines
 Sukhi Rai, Quality Manager, British Airways Engineering
 Patrick Markham, Vice President of Technical Services - - HEICO
12:00pm - 1:30pmLUNCH
1:30pm - 3:00pm 
 Updates to FAA-PMA Regulations
 Ian Lucas, PMA Program Manager - U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
 The Financial Future of PMA
 Richard Brown, Principal Aviation Consultant - ICF
 Using PMA to Create International Trade Partnerships
 Fred Elliott, International Trade Specialist - U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration
3:00pm - 3:30pmNETWORKING BREAK
3:30pm - 5:00pm 
 Value-Added PMA Manufacturing
 Andy Shields, Vice President of PMA, Wencor Group
 How Lessors can Help Themselves A Forward Looking View
 Nadim Fattaleh - Jet Parts Engineering Inc.
 Changes to the Technical Implementation Procedures How is trade between US and EU changing?
 Ian Lucas, PMA Program Manager - U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on behalf of 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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