Aviation Week Accelerates Innovation and Fosters Key Collaboration in Asia-Pacific

    Aviation Week Accelerates Innovation and Fosters Key Collaboration in
                                 Asia-Pacific

MRO Asia will take place on November 13-15 in Singapore

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia is positioned to overtake Europe
and North America in terms of air traffic in the near future, and Singapore
continues to drive itself as Asia's largest, most qualified and accessible MRO
hub. Asia-Pacific's aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) will
bring together first-rate speakers, trusted data and analytics and the most
reliable information on aviation maintenance in the Asia Pacific region.
Aviation Week's 12^th annual MRO Asia 2012 will take place on November 13-15
at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. MRO Asia aspires to galvanize success in
innovation in the global MRO sphere.

Themed "Accelerating Innovation and Collaboration in Asia-Pacific," the forum
will deliver integrated content that encompasses end-to-end MRO from leasing
to IT to engines. Attendees will hear from key decision makers, airline buyers
and industry leaders, and gain exposure to peer-to-peer learning with case
studies and proven methodologies. As an open platform for OEMs, airlines,
MROs, suppliers and buyers to build contacts and exchange ideas, this event is
the one-stop-shop for all MRO products and services in the industry's leading
exhibition floor.

Together with local government, regional and international airlines, MRO
suppliers and maintenance providers, MRO Asia is expected to draw 2,500+
attendees from around the world. Kicking off with a series of in-depth,
interactive workshops, MRO Asia hones in on providing valuable solutions and
tactics. Attendees will meet the industry's finest experts to gain insights,
network, and examine best practices. MRO and aviation leaders and experts
include the guest-of-honor, Josephine Teo, Minister of State (Ministry of
Finance, Ministry of Transport), and opening remarks from Charles Chong,
President, Association of Aerospace Industries (Singapore). Additional
speakers include:

  oRan Ackerman, Head of Aircraft Acquisitions & Sales, Maintenance &
    Engineering, El Al Israel Airlines Ltd.
  oAlimir Aimbetov, Technical Procurement Manager, Air Astana
  oHervé Alexandre, VP Technical Procurement, Air France
  oFelix Ammann, SVP Component Services, SR Technics
  oLeonardo Machado Amorim, Director Customer Support, Asia Pacific, Embraer
  oRobert Anton, SVP Component Services, Air France Industries
  oErwin Bamert, SVP Component Maintenance, SR Technics
  oAdrian Beirne, Engineering Manager (Deputy CTO), Jetstar Pacific Airlines
  oFrank Bodenhage, President & CEO, MTU Maintenance Zhuhai
  oIan Britchford, Director of Fuel Saving, ETS Aviation
  oJonas Butautis, CEO, FL Technics
  oGina DeNunzio, Foreign Repair Station Program Lead, Office of Global
    Strategies, TSA
  oNoutchemo Simo Fadimatou, Logistics Manager, Camair-Co (Cameroon Airlines
    Corporation)
  oHiroki Fukuyama, Assistant Manager, Airframe Group, JAL Engineering Co,
    .Ltd.
  oJohn Gough, Director Fuel & Carbon Solutions, GE Aviation
  oDr. Orkun Hasekioglu, R&D Projects Manager and former CIO, Turkish
    Airlines Technic
  oMark Hayman, Executive Director Engineering, Hong Kong Aircraft
    Engineering Company (HAECO)
  oDinesh Jeganathan, Flight Safety Representative, Embraer Asia Pacific and
    former Safety & Security Executive, SilkAir
  oKham Joon Wui, VP Commercial Business, Engineering & Development Centre,
    ST Aerospace
  oTom Lane, Managing Director, HEATCON Composite Systems (Europe)
  oPeter Lendermann, CEO, D-SIMLAB Technologies Pte. Ltd.
  oMichael Leung, Director, AAR Engineering Services-Asia
  oPeter Lundberg, VP Sales, Satair SG
  oOlivier Mazzucchelli, Managing Director & CEO, Spairliners
  oMike McBride, CFO & EVP, TeamSAI
  oSunny Mirchandani, VP Engineering & International Sales, Taikoo Spirit
    AeroSystems (Jinjiang) Composite Co. Ltd
  oMichael Parsons, Director Applications Centre of Excellence, MRO Solutions
    Asia-Pacific, Oracle 
  oRichard Patry, Head of Engineering & Manufacturing, DHL
  oMark Pettitt, Managing Director, Permagard Australasia
  oRaj Ramanujam, Managing Director, Fokker Services Asia
  oPierre Reville, Head of Services Solutions, Airbus
  oTohru Saito, GM Engine Maintenance Center, JAL Engineering Co., Ltd.
  oIvo Schindler, Customer Project Manager, Aircraft Component Services,
    Lufthansa Technik
  oRavinder Pal Singh, CIO, Air Works
  oJan Steenbock, VP Marketing & Sales Far East Asia, MTU Maintenance
  oDavid Stewart, VP, SH&E
  oJeff Tomei, Director, Business Development, Sales, & Marketing, Spirit
    AeroSystems
  oArjo Widjoseno, GM Internal Audit & Control, GMF AeroAsia
  oLutz Wierschin, Director, Component Development, Guangzhou Aircraft
    Maintenance and Engineering Co. Ltd
  oMohd Yuzer Mohd Yusoff, Senior GM, Malaysian Aviation Training Academy

Attendees will enhance their experience at the conference by downloading the
free MRO Asia 2012 App, which features customized event information, access to
planning the day's agenda, scheduling meetings with other attendees for
networking, interactive show map and exhibitor floor, updates on speakers and
sessions, and identifying favorite exhibitors and sponsors. Additionally, this
free app provides attendees with simple access to work through the MRO Asia
Web portal just a screen tap away to utilize these show features from a
desktop PC. Additional information and online registration are available at
http://events.aviationweek.com/current/mas/register.htm. On Twitter, follow
@avweekevents or search for #MROA.

MRO Asia is produced by Aviation Week, in partnership with Association of
Aerospace Industries (Singapore). Silver sponsors include Airbus, Avmat,
Embraer Commercial Aviation, Heico Seal Dynamics, Spirit Aerosystems and UTC
Aerospace Systems. Bronze sponsors are Bombardier, Pratt & Whitney and
StandardAero. Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies, Mubadala Aerospace MRO Network
and SR Technics are the titanium sponsors. Supporting organizations include
Airlines for America, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, Association of
European Airlines, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Civil Aviation
Authority of Singapore, EDB Singapore, IATA, Singapore Exhibition & Convention
Bureau, YourSingapore, and Future Ready Singapore. Aviation Week & Space
Technology and Asian Aviation are media sponsors.

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