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


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, Spirit AeroSystems, 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

Bernhard Lietzmann, Partner, Director Business Unit, Ingenics

Jens Harde, Arconic – Country Manager Germany

Open Discussion

Master Class Session: AddItive meets Digital


Bjoern Klass, European VP und Managing Director, Protolabs Europe


12.15 - 13.40

Lunch & Networking in the Exhibition

13.40 - 14.00

Growing with the programs and Ramping up production

Kevin Matthies, SVP of Global Fabrication, Spirit Aerosystems


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14.00 - 14.20


Simone Berger, Director, Boeing Supply Chain Strategy – Systems

14.20  14.40


Lars Wagner, Member of the Executive Board, Chief Operating Officer, MTU Aero Engines


15.00 - 18.30

PANEL DISCUSSION - Global Production - follow the OEM?

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Andreas Zaby, Berlin School of Economics and Law

Pierre Cardin, SVP Procurement Strategy and Services, Airbus
Peter McDowell, Head of Strategy, thyssenkrupp Aerospace
Dr. Stefan Ohl, Managing Director, Head of Aerospace & Defense DACH, AlixPartners GmbH
Hans-Peter Traber, Chief Operating Officer, Diehl Aviation

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15.00 - 18.30

WORKSHOP #1 - Where does digitalization really begin? 

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Stephan M. Wagner, ETH Zürich

Thierry Larroque, VP 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

Moderation: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Elmar Bräkling, Koblenz University of Applied Sciences

Erik Buschmann, Head of Procurement Propulsion Systems, Airbus
Matthias Schneider, Component Manager New Engines, Rolls-Royce
Thomas Rupp, Vice President Customer Support Management & Flight Operations, Safran Aircraft Engines



Workshop #5 – Additive Manufacturing

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Michael Eßig, Universität der Bundeswehr München

Jérôme Rascol, VP Head of Additive Manufacturing Platform, Airbus
Josef Gropper, Managing Director and COO, Liebherr
Christoph Hauck, Managing Director, MBFZ toolcraft GmbH
Kevin McAlea, Executive Vice President Metals & Healthcare, 3D Systems
Klaus Müller, Chief Sales Officer, Bionic Production AG
Bart Van der Schueren, Executive Vice President, Materialise

WORKSHOP #2 - Supply chain evolution – fast & slow

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Matthias Tomenendal, Berlin School of Economics and Law

Thomas Moik, SVP Procurement Operations, Airbus
Marelle Capperauld, Global SCM Director, Spirit AeroSystems
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

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle, University of St. Gallen

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

Dr. Lars Herbeck, Managing Director, Voith Composites GmbH & Co. KG


Workshop #6 – Innovation field "Cabin"

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Holger J. Schmidt, Koblenz University of Applied Science

Jörg Schuler, Head of Cabin Procurement, Airbus
Sven Achilles, CEO, E.I.S Aircraft GmbH
Wolfgang Kochan, General Manager D-A-CH, Stratasys GmbH
Harald Mehring, Chief Customer Officer, Diehl Aviation
Markus Villinger, CEO, Villinger GmbH

18.30 - 19.30

Champagne Reception in the exhibition

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19.30 - 19.45

Dinner speech




Gala Dinner

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Cocktail Networking Reception