The 2017 MARPA PMA Aircraft Parts Conference

The 2017 MARPA PMA Aircraft Parts Conference will be held in Dublin, Ireland on May 8-9, 2017, in cooperation between the Modification And Replacement Parts Association (MARPA) and the International Trade Administration(ITA). 2017 EMEA Conference Sponsors
The 2017 MARPA PMA Aircraft Parts Conference Agenda is Subject to Change, and will be updated as changes come in.

MAY 8, 2017

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


8:00am - 12:00pmConference Registration
9:00am - 10:30amOpening Session
 Lonnie “Reece” Smyth, Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy Dublin
 Keynote Address
 Fergus Wilson, Chief Technical Officer, Aer Lingus
 Global PMA Update
 Jason Dickstein, President, Modification And Replacement Parts Association
 Efforts to Support the Aviation Industry Worldwide
 Fred Elliott, International Trade Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce - International Trade Administration
 Boosting International Trade Growth
 Padraig O'Connor, Commercial Specialist, U.S. Embassy Dublin
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.
12:00pm - 1:30pmLUNCH
1:30pm - 3:00pm 
 FAA PMA: Overview and Discussion
 Ian Lucas, PMA Program Manager, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
 PMA and Aircraft Maintenance Costs
 Chris Markou, Assistant Director, International Air Transport Association (IATA)(live via internet)
 Stobart Air maintenance: Practical Experiences with Using PMA Parts
 William Murphy, Technical Services Manager, Stobart Air
3:00pm - 3:30pmNETWORKING BREAK
3:30pm - 5:00pm 
 PMA and Value Added Services
 Andy Shields, VP of PMA, Wencor Group
 US - EU Aviation Safety Agreement
 Robert Sprayberry, Aircraft Certification Service - International Division, Federal Aviation Administration
 Delta Air Lines Experiences with PMA - Reliability and Valuation
 Brian Gialloreto, Manager of Component Engineering, Delta Air Lines


9:00am - 12:00pmPrivate tour of Dublin Aerospace facilities at Dublin Airport - open to all attendees, please RSVP to MARPA today!
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