The 2019 MARPA EMEA Conference

The 2019 MARPA PMA Aircraft Parts Conference was held in Dublin, Republic of Ireland on May 15-16, 2019, in cooperation between the Modification And Replacement Parts Association (MARPA) and the International Trade Administration(ITA). For your reference, that previously-held agenda apears below. 2019 EMEA Conference Sponsors

MAY 15, 2019

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


8:00am - 5:00pmConference Registration
9:00am - 10:30amOpening Session
 Fred Elliott, International Trade Specialist, Aerospace Team; Industry & Analysis - U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
 Keynote Address
 Peter Berg, Head of Supply Chain Management; Technical Operations - SAS
 Updates to FAA AIR Bilateral Agreements and Preparations for Future Changes How is trade between US and EU changing?
 Robert Sprayberry, Aircraft Certification Service - International Division, Federal Aviation Administration (invited)
 What the CFM Agreement Means for PMA Worldwide
 Alex De Gunten, Business Development Officer - HEICO
10:30am - 11:00amNETWORKING BREAK
11:00am - 12:30pm 
 How FAA-PMA Enhances Global Aviation
 Jason Dickstein, President, Modification And Replacement Parts Association
 Panel discussion: How PMA Improves Safety and Reliability
 Panel Moderator - Josh Krotec, Senior Vice President, First Aviation Services Inc.
12:30pm - 2:00pmLUNCH
2:00pm - 3:30pm 
 The Financial Future of PMA
 Robbie Bourke, Vice President Oliver Wyman Cavok Group
 The Impact of Brexit Upon the Aviation Industry Worldwide
 Neil Williams - Head of Airworthiness Policy and Rulemaking, UK Civil Aviation Authority
 IAA Impressions Regarding PMA Parts
 Nicholas Butterfield, Manager - Aircraft Registration and Design - Irish Aviation Authority
3:00pm - 3:30pmNETWORKING BREAK
4:00pm - 5:00pm 
 Updates to FAA-PMA Regulations
 Ian Lucas, PMA Program Manager - U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
 Industry Trends From An Airline Perspective
 Donny Douglas, PMA Purchasing Delta Air Lines
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