07.45 - 09.00


Hamburg Messe Hall A3 | Entrance WestLagerstraße, 20357 Hamburg, Germany

09.00 - 09.15

Opening Speech

Prof. Dr. Johannes Walther, CEO, Institute of Production Management (IPM)
Volker Thum, Managing Director, German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI)

09.15 - 09.35

What impact does the Bombardier deal have on the supply chain?

Philippe Balducchi, Head of the C-Series Integration Project, Airbus 


09.35 - 09.55

Today‘s demands for future production technologies

Andreas Ockel, Chief Operating Officer, FACC AG


09.55 - 10.15

Globalization roadmap of an Arabic challenger

Ismail Abdulla, Chief Executive Officer, Strata Manufacturing


10.15 - 11.15

Coffee Break & Networking in the Exhibition

B2B Meetings

Meet procurement representatives from OEM and Tier-1 Suppliers in pre scheduled seven-minute meetings; Airbus, Boeing, Premium AEROTEC, Liebherr, SpiritAerosystems, RECARO Aircraft Seating, Rolls-Royce, RUAG Aerospace, MTU Maintenance and more are waiting for you. 

Note: Book a booth and invite your meeting partner for a product presentation to your booth after the B2B Meetings.

10.50 - 14.40

11.15 - 12.15

Master class session: Smart Production

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Alexander Tsipoulanidis, HWR Berlin

11.15 - 11.35

11.35 - 11.55

11.55 - 12.15

Andreas Hoberg, CSO; Member of the Board, Ingenics

Jens Harde, Arconic – Country Manager Germany (tbc)

Open Discussion

12.15 - 13.40

Lunch & Networking in the Exhibition

13.40 - 14.00

Dr. Detlef Kayser, Executive Vice President Strategy & Fleet Deutsche Lufthansa


14.00 - 14.20

The Boeing Company, Supply Chain & Operations Executive (tbn)

14.20 - 14.40

Growing with the programs and Ramping up production

Kevin Matthies, SVP of Global Fabrication, Spirit Aerosystems

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PANEL DISCUSSION - Global Production - follow the OEM?

Pierre Cardin, SVP Procurement Strategy and Services, Airbus
Laura Holmes, Chief Executive Officer, thyssenkrupp Aerospace
Dr. Stefan Ohl, Managing Director, Head of Aerospace & Defense DACH, AlixPartners GmbH

15.00 - 18.30

15.00 - 18.30

WORKSHOP #1 - Where does digitalization really begin? 

Thierry Larroque, Procurement Digital Transformation, Airbus
Gaurav Kataria, Vice President - Aerospace & Defense | Digital Strategy, Cyient
Johannes Klenke, Executive Aerospace, Accenture
Dassault Systèmes


Workshop #3 – Efficiency & propulsion systems

Erik Buschmann, Head of Procurement Propulsion Systems, Airbus
Matthias Schneider, Component Manager New Engines, Rolls-Royce



Workshop #5 – Additive Manufacturing

Jérôme Rascol, Head of ALM Platform, Airbus
Christoph Hauck, Managing Director, MBFZ toolcraft GmbH
Klaus Müller, Chief Sales Officer, Bionic Production AG

WORKSHOP #2 - Supply chain evolution – fast & slow

Nils Witt, Head of Business Operations & Strategy, Procurement Operations, Airbus
Joachim Hermes, Member of the Board,  Karl Berrang GmbH
Markus Quicken, CEO, SupplyOn AG
Michael Santo, Managing Partner,  h&z Unternehmensberatung AG


Workshop #4 – Advanced Automation

Jens Gralfs, Vice President, Industrial R&T Architect & Germany Representative, Airbus
Hans-Jörg Kutschera, Managing Director, PwC Strategy& (Germany) GmbH
Charlie Martin, Vice President Business Unit Aerospace, KUKA Systems


Workshop #6 – Innovation field "Cabin"

Jörg Schuler, Head of Cabin Procurement, Airbus
Wolfgang Kochan, General Manager D-A-CH, Stratasys GmbH
Harald Mehring, Chief Customer Officer, Diehl Aviation

18.30 - 19.30


Champagne Reception in the exhibition

in the exhibition area

sponsored by

19.30 - 19.45


Dinner speech




Gala Dinner




Cocktail Networking Reception