CONFERENCE PROGRAM

2020 Conference Program

October 20, 2020

08:00 – 09:00
Morning Coffee and Registration
09:00 – 09:05

Chairman’s Welcome and Conference Commencement
Yuichiro Kirihara, Partner, Deloitte

INDUSTRY FORECAST AND KEY TRENDS

09:05 – 09:25

Geared AeroEngines and Kawasaki Gearbox 
Takahiko Banno, Deputy Group Manager, Commercial Engine Project Group
Aero Engine Business Division, Aerospace Systems Company, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd

09:30 – 09:50

Aero Engine Sub-Tier Suppliers Megatrends and New Normal 
Dr Nabil Saad, Senior Business Advisor, Inno-centre, Montreal, Canada

09:50 – 10:10

Japan's Aircraft Industry Policy
Akira Miyakoshi, Director, Aircraft Component and Material Industries         
Office, Manufacturing Industries Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

TECHNOLOGY DRIVING INNOVATION

10:15 – 10:35

Technology Solutions to the Business Challenges of Today
Arun Srinivasan, Leading Program Management and Operations, Pratt & Whitney

10:35 – 11:00

Morning Break
Chairperson: Yuichiro Kirihara, Partner, Deloitte

11:00 – 11:20

How is Technology Impacting the Engine Supply Chain?
Sanketh Siddaraju, Senior Project Leader, Aerospace Gas Turbine Engine Design and Development, QuEST Global

11:20 – 11:40

Digital Advancements: Creating Challenges and Opportunities for the Aero Engine MRO Industry
Peter Gille, Vice President and General Manager, Turbine Aero Asia

GREEN TECHNOLOGIES FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

11:40 – 12:00

SAFRAN: First Company to Develop A Develop A Quantified Decarbonization Scenario
Guy Bonaud, Representative Director, SAFRAN Helicopter Engines Japan

12:00 – 12:15

Short Video on Sustainable Turbines; Energy Efficient and Fuel Flexibility to Deep Decarbonization
Frida Björneld, Global Head of Technology & Innovation of Industrial Applications Divison, Siemens Energy

12:05

Conference close

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