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Airline & Aerospace MRO & Operations IT Conference - EMEA

13th & 14th July 2011
Frankfurt, Germany

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The conference agenda is divided into 2 days with workshops running concurrently with the main conference agenda of presentations & case studies.  Day One features MRO IT presentations & case studies with Operations IT workshop sessions running at the same time.  Day Two is the opposite with Operations IT presentations & case studies in the main conference sessions and MRO IT workshops running concurrently.

Speakers Include:  SAKS Consulting, Boeing, Norwegian Air Shuttle, HAITEC Aircraft Maintenance, Lufthansa Technik, KLM, Atitech, Icelandair Technical Services, ATC Lasham, Lufthansa Consulting

DAY ONE - WEDNESDAY 13TH JULY 2011

8:00 am SOFTWARE DEMOS, REFRESHMENTS & REGISTRATION
8:55 am CHAIRMAN'S OPENING REMARKS
9:00 am

Main Conference Hall:

Implementing MRO Solutions: A Study of Global MRO Implementations
Sharhabeel Lone, Global Partner, SAKS Consulting

9:30 am

Main Conference Hall:

MRO - Implementing Software or Managing Cultural Change?  How to manage complex transition with minimal risk
Geoff Zuber, General Manager, Holocentric
Walter Tran, Aerospace Consulting Lead, Holocentric
10.00am

Main Conference Hall:

Case Study: Pros and cons of a fast MRO Software Implementation
Mutlu Uzun, Manager Engineering & Planning, HAITEC Aircraft Maintenance GmbH

10.30am

SOFTWARE DEMOS - REFRESHMENT BREAK

11.30am

Main Conference Hall:

Keynote Case Study:  Using Technical Content to Automatically Update MRO - Atitech's Success Story; Part One
Moderator: Susan Glass, Director European Professional Services & Solutions, Enigma
Massimo Criscuolo, Technical Documentation Manager, Atitech
Marco Pizzichini, Chief Operating Officer, Rusada

Operations Workshop1.
11:30am to 12:30pm

 Operations IT Workshop 1: An EFB Masterclass

  • How to justify an EFB solution to senior management and present a business case. 
  • Selecting a level of capability for your airline.
  • The impact of EFB on business processes. 
  • Implementation and application of the "Connected Aircraft" EFB architecture.

Shaun Rattigan, Director, Aviation Intelligence Ltd. 

12.00pm

Main Conference Hall:

Keynote Case Study:  Using Technical Content to Automatically Update MRO - Atitech's Success Story; Part Two
Moderator: Susan Glass, Director European Professional Services & Solutions, Enigma
Massimo Criscuolo, Technical Documentation Manager, Atitech
Marco Pizzichini, Chief Operating Officer, Rusada

12.30pm

SOFTWARE DEMOS - LUNCH

2.15pm

Main Conference Hall:

Why CMS was an afterthought relative to MRO IT Systems Selection / Implementation - at least until recently!
Thanos Kaponeridis, President & CEO, AeroSoft Systems

Operations Workshop2
2:15pm to 3:15pm
 

Operations IT Workshop 2: A Business Intelligence Masterclass 

  • Latest trends on BI (business intelligence) and MIS (management information system):  BI is more than reporting it is analytics and forecasting.
  • An overview of industry solutions for MROs and Airlines and a review of the systems..
  • A benchmark on the ability to collect, integrate and analyze data (pro-active), simulation and optimization capabilities.
  • What are the cost and benefits of adaptive enterprises and predictive monitoring. 

 Gesine Varfis, Managing Consulting, Lufthansa Consulting

2.45pm

Main Conference Hall:

Using IT to optimise your supply chain
Jacques Beauchesne, Senior Manager, J&M Management Consulting SAS

3.15pm

SOFTWARE DEMOS - REFRESHMENT BREAK

4.00pm

Main Conference Hall:

MRO Case Study:  How to successfully implement MRO Software to drive organizational change.
Steve Radford, Project Manager, ATC Lasham

4.30pm

Main Conference Hall:

Case study: IT Project management on the basis of a complex MRO process (time control of engines).
Dr. Andreas Richter, Project Manager internet based MRO, Lufthansa Technik Maintenance International

5.00pm

Main Conference Hall:

Case study: MRO System Replacement: Seeing Through the Ash
Viktor Vigfusson, Project Manager, Icelandair Technical Services

6.00-8.00 pm

COCKTAIL RECEPTION & LIVE SOFTWARE DEMONSTRATIONS

 

DAY TWO - THURSDAY 14TH JULY 2011

8.00am

SOFTWARE DEMOS & REFRESHMENTS

8.55am

CHAIRMAN'S OPENING REMARKS

9.00am

Main Conference Hall:

Taking a holistic view of airline data sources – the benefits and pitfalls of integrating data from EFBs, Flight Planning, ACARS, Fuel Systems.
Shaun Rattigan, Director, Aviation Intelligence Ltd. 
9.30am

Main Conference Hall:

Keynote:  Tablets - Is Aviation ready for the post PC era?
Paul Saunders, Operations Director, Conduce Consulting

General IT Workshop
9:30am to 10:30am

General IT Workshop: An EA (Enterprise Architecture) Masterclass: Ensuring IT Powers Business Success:

  • The key to perfect alignment between IT and the goals of the business
  • Best practices in application portfolio management
  • The value of viewing your entire IT landscape in real-time, when making important decisions
  • How to assess your IT's ability to keep pace with business innovation

Dr. Christian Weichelt, Solution Marketing Director, alfabet

10.00am

Main Conference Hall:

Using IT to improve Flight Efficiency:  the move towards e-operations, the benefits of Business Intelligence for Operations, Identify areas to improve, manage ETS contraints whilst improving efficiency.
Michael Benhamed, Business Development Manager, Aeroconseil

10.30am

SOFTWARE DEMOS - REFRESHMENT BREAK

11.30am

Main Conference Hall:

Innovations in Fuel Efficiency. How to discover fuel savings and how to monitor the progress of your fuel savings programs?
Capt. Stef Denuwelaere, Founder, Leading Edge 

MRO IT Workshop1
11:30am to 12:30am
 

 MRO IT Workshop 1: The need for independent Auditing of MRO Implementations: The Key touch points: 

  • Putting an audit mechanism together in your selection
  • Key audit touch points and how to gain maximum return during implementation
  • Using audit as a mechanism to drive change through your implementation

Paul Priddle, Associate Partner, SAKS Consulting

12.00pm

Main Conference Hall:

Case Study:  eTechLog running on EFBs - Advanced Technology Enablers for Data Management
Donald Tongeren, Solution Architect eLogbook, KLM

12.30pm
Main Conference Hall:
 
An EFB case Study: A year on - benefits and lessons learned from Norwegian's Class II EFB Implementation and Operation
John Christian Paulshus, Head of Business Development Operational IT Solutions, Norwegian
1.00pm SOFTWARE DEMOS - LUNCH
2.15pm

Main Conference Hall:

Improved operational processes by integrating Ops tools and extending their functionality.
Michael Brandes, Principal Consultant, Sabre AirlineSolutions

MRO IT Workshop2
2:15pm to 3:15pm

MRO IT Workshop 2:  A Microsoft Masterclass - How Collaboration can help create the perfect 'total business solution':  "Collaboration in a Disjointed world"

  • Inter-personal collaboration on an intranet platform and using social networking.
  • Inter-departmental collaboration through interconnectivity, dissemination of information and using company-wide ERP and CRM Systems.
  • Inter-company collaboration through interoperability, sharing and web-based portals.
  • How emerging technologies are providing tools that enable collaboration with all business partners and that the 'total business solution' is now a deliverable reality.

 Mark Thompson, Sales and Marketing Director, Cambridge Online Systems

2.45pm

Main Conference Hall:

Use of single point performance calculation in EFB environment and its advantages.
Walter Emmerling, Flight Operations Engineer, Condor Flugdienst GmbH

3.15pm 

SOFTWARE DEMOS - REFRESHMENT BREAK

4.00pm

Main Conference Hall:

Case Study: A real-life implementation of a Fuel Management System.
Simon Mayes, Senior Consultant, OSyS

4.30pm

Main Conference Hall: 

Stop integrating! The benefits of adopting an All In One Solution.
Dean Stewart, Founder and Business Solutions Leader, Betley Bridge Consulting Ltd
5.00pm

CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

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