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The Aerospace Event –
Beverly Hills • CA

March 18-19, 2024

The Aerospace Event will provide A&D industry suppliers and stakeholders with a top-level, confidential, informative, and exclusive venue for executives to learn and exchange ideas on common concerns and new developments in our rapidly-changing industry.

BEVERLY WILSHIRE, BEVERLY HILLS, CA

The Aerospace Event – Washington • DC

October 14-15, 2024

Our second event in 2024 will provide knowledge, impactful and strategic discussions and contemporary debates on DoD budgets and policy, RDT&E and procurement trends, and geopolitics.

conrad washington, DC
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ABOUT THIS EVENT

Join your industry peers

Knowledge is essential. Intelligence is vital. Reengage and enhance your network. Join us in Beverly Hills and secure your future success!

The Aerospace Event connects leaders in the global aerospace and defense industry by facilitating collaboration and modern thinking through spirited discussions, debates and experiences, to fuel thought leadership, drive interaction and relationships to achieve successful advancement in the industry.

Where

Beverly Wilshire
Beverly Hills, CA

When

Monday & TuesdayMarch 18-19, 2024

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THE BEST IN THE INDUSTRY

Esteemed Presenters

Hear from top leaders across the globe discuss important topics, market intelligence and viewpoints within the Aerospace & Defense industry.

SEE COMPLETE LIST OF SPEAKERS
Bob Lange
Senior VP, Head, Business Analysis & Market Forecast
Airbus

Bob Lange

Senior VP, Head, Business Analysis & Market Forecast
Airbus

Mr. Bob Lange was appointed to his current position in 2018. His team is responsible for market research and forecasting, business analysis and benchmarking to support Airbus Strategy. In over 30 years at Airbus, his responsibilities have alternated between marketing Airbus and its products towards the outside world and acting as the Voice of the Customer internally in the field of product development. Mr. Lange held marketing account responsibilities in North America and Asia, followed by Product Marketing responsibility for A330/A340 and A380 and led the Cabin Interiors Marketing team. Prior to his current role, he was VP Marketing and subsequently led the Product Strategy team. His career began as a Future Projects engineer in the military transport segment.

Wendy Sowers
Director, Commercial Market Forecast & Analysis
Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Wendy Sowers

Director, Commercial Market Forecast & Analysis
Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Ms. Wendy Sowers leads Boeing Commercial Airplanes' analysis of the airline industry. In this role, she directs the development of the annual Commercial Market, the bi-annual World Air Cargo Forecast and supports near and mid-term market analysis for Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ business and strategic planning. Ms. Sowers has been with Boeing for over 20 years in a variety of roles including product marketing, competitor analysis and strategy and supply chain management.

Michael J. Richter
Managing Director, Global Head of A&D Investment Banking Group
Lazard

Michael J. Richter

Managing Director, Global Head of A&D Investment Banking Group
Lazard

Mr. Michael Richter focuses on companies in the defense, commercial aerospace and homeland security sectors. Over the past 35 years, he has managed more than 300 investment banking transactions totaling more than $300 billion in transaction value including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, IPOs, as well as public and private placements of debt. Previously, he was President of Jefferies Quarterdeck where his group completed more than 100 transactions in the sector. Prior to Jefferies Quarterdeck, he was a Managing Director and Head of CIBC World Markets' Aerospace & Defense Investment Banking Group, and also served as the Head of its San Francisco office.

Jon Ostrower
Editor-in-Chief
The Air Current

Jon Ostrower

Editor-in-Chief
The Air Current

Prior to launching The Air Current in June 2018, Mr. Jon Ostrower served as Aviation Editor for CNN Worldwide, guiding the network’s global coverage of the business and operations of aviation. Following four and a half years at the Wall Street Journal, he joined CNN. Based first in Chicago, then in Washington, D.C., he covered Boeing, aviation safety, and the business of global aerospace. Previously, he was editor of Flight Blogger for Flightglobal and Flight International Magazine, covering the development of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and other new aircraft programs from 2007 to 2012. Mr. Ostrower is an instructor at the University of Southern California in the Viterbi School of Engineering's Aviation Safety and Security program.

Peter Neuberger
President & CEO
United Performance Metals

Peter Neuberger

President & CEO
United Performance Metals

Mr. Peter Neuberger serves as President and CEO of Unite Performance Metals. UPM is an O'Neal Industries owned company — the largest US family-owned group of metals service companies with aerospace focused members TW Metals and Skillcraft alongside UPM. UPM provides Titanium, Nickel and cobalt alloys and engineered stainless steel material in all forms to jet engine, airframe, deep space, alternative energy and medical customers globally. Prior to this role, he served as President of three different metals manufacturing companies. Mr. Neuberger started his career in channel management for global conglomerate Saint-Gobain and went on to lead multiple supply chain management and outsourcing companies. As a result of these experiences at both manufacturing and supply chain companies, he is uniquely suited to lead UPM's growth in both specialty processing and aerospace supply chain services.

John Cuomo
Chief Executive Officer & President
VSE Corporation

John Cuomo

Chief Executive Officer & President
VSE Corporation

Mr. John Cuomo was appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of VSE Corporation in April of 2019 and brings over 20 years of experience in the aerospace distribution and services market industry. Previously, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Boeing Distribution Services, Inc. Prior to Boeing's 2018 acquisition of the Aerospace Solutions Group of KLX Inc., he served as its Group President and General Manager of that business. From April 2000 to 2014, he served in multiple roles and functions at B/E Aerospace (the parent company of KLX until 2014), including Vice President & General Manager and Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing & Business Development.

Testimonials
Michael Lynn
President
Prime Metals & Alloys

"The A&D industry has been severely lacking a top-level, informative event for the middle-tier. The team at AeroLambda Group is uniquely qualified to provide the premiere events that the industry needs."

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Chris Celtruda
CEO
Valence Surface Technologies

"Aerospace conferences that address OEM concerns have proliferated, but a considerable gap remains for an event that gets the right people in the right space with the right agenda. The Aerospace Event will be that event."

Testimonials
Dr. Kevin Michaels
Managing Director
AeroDynamic Advisory

"No one knows how to produce a premier aerospace event like Joanna Speed. This new conference will undoubtedly be an industry smash hit for years to come — just like all of Joanna's conferences!"

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November 1, 2023
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October 2, 2023
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July 1, 2023
The Aerospace Event, Beverly Hills, CA

We hope to see you in Beverly Hills in Spring of '24!

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February 6, 2024
A Half-day Program on Aerospace Raw Materials

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November 14, 2023
Sponsors for The Aerospace Event – West Coast, March 2024

Special thank you to our Sponsors!

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Latest
November 1, 2023
Preliminary Agenda: The Aerospace Event, Beverly Hills, CA

Join us in March of 2024!

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October 2, 2023
Sponsors and Industry Supporters for East Coast Event - Oct. '23

A special thank you to our Sponsors and Industry Supporters!

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July 1, 2023
The Aerospace Event, Beverly Hills, CA

We hope to see you in Beverly Hills in Spring of '24!

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