MARPA Spring Virtual Event Speakers List

The 2021 MARPA Spring Virtual Event will be held online on May 18-19, in cooperation between the Modification And Replacement Parts Association (MARPA) and the International Trade Administration (ITA).

The 2021 MARPA Spring Virtual Event, much like other MARPA conferences and meetings, will feature presenters that provide information to educate aerospace professionals about the FAA-approved PMA aircraft parts manufacturing industry. Speakers for the event will share knowledge with attendees about the latest developments in PMA in efforts to help them improve their company’s efforts towards safety, savings, and stability, and to foster international trade.

The list of speakers appears below for your reference.

The Speakers List Includes:

  • Keynote Speaker: Iván González Vallejo - Director Supply Chain, Iberia Maintenance
  • David Hempe - Deputy Director; Aircraft Certification Service (AIR), Federal Aviation Administration (invited)
  • Rachel Daeschler - Certification Director, European Union Aviation Safety Agency (invited)
  • Jesper Rasmussen - Flight Standards Director, European Union Aviation Safety Agency (invited)
  • Ryan Aggerggard - Vice President of Government and Industry Affairs, Modification And Replacement Parts Association
  • Richard Brown - Managing Director, NAVEO Consultancy
  • Jason Dickstein - President, Modification And Replacement Parts Association
  • Donald Douglas - Lead Engineer; PMA Engineering Team, Delta Air Lines and MARPA Air Carrier Committee Co-Chair
  • Daniel Elgas – Quality Management; Aviation Safety, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Daniel Kanter - Assistant General Counsel and Chief Counsel Antitrust, International Air Transport Association
  • Joshua Krotec - Senior Vice President, First Aviation Services Inc
  • Steve Szpunar - Director, Corporate Regulatory and Engineering, HEICO

MARPA thanks our sponsors, whose generous support enabled attendees from around the world to log on to this complimentary event.
MARPA is proud to have partnered for the 2021 MARPA Spring Virtual Event with the U.S. Department of Commerce ITA. We appreciate the support of our sponsors at HEICO, Jet Parts Engineering, Peidmont Propulsion Systems LLC, and VOGT Aero.

2021 MARPA Spring Virtual Event

If you have ideas about speakers or topics for future MARPA events, please feel free to contact the Association. Sponsorship opportunities for future events still exist. We always welcome your input.

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