Global Aerospace Summit

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The Global Aerospace Summit virtual edition takes place on 28th & 29th September. Bringing together the aerospace, space, defence and aviation sectors the Summit will be a leadership platform as the world adapts to new challenges and opportunities. With a renewed agenda developed through extensive engagement with our Advisory Board of local and international stakeholders, the Summit will address the critical issues facing aerospace - restoring confidence in air travel, the accelerated uptake of digitalisation, business preparedness and responses to disruption. 

Schedule

· Stage
Official Welcome
· Stage
Ministerial Keynotes
H.E. Mohammed Ahmad Al Bowardi Sarah  AlAmiri
· Stage
Building resilient aerospace businesses
Marc Gelle Mikail Houari Micael Johansson Badr Al-Olama Tim Cahill
· Stage
Digitalisation, integration and the reshaping of the aerospace sector
Amer Siddiqui Jay Little
· Stage
UAE Champions: Renewal and response - opportunities for the UAE as the world emerges from COVID-19
Mohammed Al Ahbabi Sulaiman Al Ali Kelsey Warner Ismail Abdulla Mansoor Janahi Khalid  Al Breiki
· Stage
Defence offsets and technology transfer
Matar  Al Romaithi Anna-Karin Rosen Alan Davis Matthew Cochran
· Networking
Networking Break
· Sessions
Airports and airlines - what will the new normal of air travel be?
Alexandre Ziegler Alan Peaford Bernard Dunn Robin Kamark
· Stage
Future defence investment - where will the money be spent and what technologies are the future?
Walid Abukhaled Alan Davis Ivor Ichikowitz Ishaq AlBaloushi Jon Gruen Danny Sebright
· Stage
Military MRO centres of excellence - industry leading standards of MRO services
Michele Mauri Aaron Maue Joseph Rank James Schaan Mohamed Al Khemairi
· Sessions
State of the sector - MRO
Rahul Shah Baha Salama Ziad Al Hazmi Scott Camarotti Frederic Dupont Dharmesh Patel
· Sessions
Aviation sustainability
Alexandre Ziegler Mariam Al-Qubaisi
· Stage
Strata and Sanad - Advanced technologies implementation case studies
Dr. Abdelqader Abusafieh Brain Moyo
· Stage
Ministerial Address - Space as a tool for capability development
Pedro Duque
· Stage
Milestones of the UAE National Space Programme and vision for engagement with the wider aerospace sector
Mohammed Al Ahbabi
· Stage
Arab Space Coordination Group Virtual Session
Mohammed Al Ahbabi H.E Dr. Abdulaziz  Al-Sheikh H.E Dr. Eng. Awni Moh’d  Al-Khasawneh H.E Dr. Ghaleb  Faour H.E Mohammed Afifi  El-Quosy Naser Al Hammadi
· Stage
Enabling capacity for the new Space economy
Jean-Yves Le Gall
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
Building capacity and enabling the A&D industry skills base
Anu Ojha Fahad Al Mheiri Reda Nidhakou
· Stage
Building the new Space economy
George Whitesides Talal Al Kaissi Emiliano Kargieman Luigi Scatteia Richard Thompson Dmitry Loskutov Ben Baseley-Walker Gregory Pedersen
· Stage
The technology opportunity - pivoting productivity
Will Pomerantz Ismail Abdulla Carmelo Lo Faro Manfred Hader Matthew Cochran
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
Using space to enhance national security
Robert Curbeam Eisa Al Shamsi Tina Ghataore Mesut CICEKER Major General Michel Friedling Gregory Pedersen
· Sessions
Addressing the technology deficit - as technologically intensive companies enter the A&D sector, how must incumbents ramp up R&D?
· Stage
The space enabler - connectivity and communcation
· Sessions
Inspirational Talk
The inspirational power of science - how can science transform young generations and their perceptions of the world?
· Sessions
How can space empower the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?
Visions and perspectives from the 6 United Nations regions
· Stage
Multi-stakeholder space policy environments
· Stage
Aerospace vulnerabilities and space weather
· Sessions
Attracting and retaining top talent in the aerospace industry
· Sessions
How do you contribute to a more sustainable world?
Abir  Khater

Speakers

H.E. Ahmad Al-Ohali
H.E. Ahmad Al-Ohali

Governor of the General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Daniel Dumbacher
Daniel Dumbacher

Executive Director, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

Sean Newsum
Sean Newsum

Director of Enviromental Strategy, Boeing

John Ferguson
John Ferguson

Research & Development Manager, Technology & Advanced Materials, Strata Manufacturing

H.E. Dr Ahmed  Al Kandri
H.E. Dr Ahmed Al Kandri

Ministry of defence, Kuwait

Richard Thompson
Richard Thompson

Editorial Director, MEED

Gregory Pedersen
Gregory Pedersen

Regional Sales Director, Airbus Defence and Space

Bernard Roux
Bernard Roux

Chief Executive Officer, Thales in the UAE

Danny Sebright
Danny Sebright

President, US-UAE Business Council

Naser Al Hammadi
Naser Al Hammadi

Head of International Relations and Organization Affairs, UAE Space Agency

Ziad Al Hussami
Ziad Al Hussami

Director, Mruna

Ben Baseley-Walker
Ben Baseley-Walker

Partner, Andart Global

Heyam  Al Blooshi
Heyam Al Blooshi

Design Engineer, UAE Space Agency

Abdulla Al Marar
Abdulla Al Marar

Head of Space Projects Section, UAE Space Agency

Mohamed Al Khemairi
Mohamed Al Khemairi

Chief Executive Officer, GAL

Major General Michel Friedling
Major General Michel Friedling

Head of the French Space Command – Commandement de l’espace

Dharmesh Patel
Dharmesh Patel

Vice President, Information Technology, Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL)

Jon Gruen
Jon Gruen

Partner, Gothams

ELODIE ROBIN
ELODIE ROBIN

Partner, Gothams

Tony Douglas
Tony Douglas

Group Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Aviation Group

Frederic Dupont
Frederic Dupont

Vice President Technical Sales & Customer Service, Etihad Airways Engineering

James Schaan
James Schaan

Customer Business Director, Honeywell Aerospace Defense & Space - Middle East, Africa and India

Robin Kamark
Robin Kamark

Chief Commercial Officer, Etihad Airways

Scott Camarotti
Scott Camarotti

Senior Vice President Aerospace and Defense Sales, IFS

Mariam Al-Qubaisi
Mariam Al-Qubaisi

Head of Sustainability, Etihad

Gaurav Wadi
Gaurav Wadi

Partner, EY Parthenon

H.E Mohammed Afifi  El-Quosy
H.E Mohammed Afifi El-Quosy

Chief Executive Officer, Egypt Space Agency

Samer Halawi
Samer Halawi

Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer, Intelsat

Gabriella Arrigo
Gabriella Arrigo

Head of the International Relations, Italian Space Agency

Dmitry Loskutov
Dmitry Loskutov

Director General, Glavkosmos

Jose Gonzalez
Jose Gonzalez

Research Engineer, Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium, Khalifa University of Science and Technology

James Taiclet
James Taiclet

President and Chief Executive Officer, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Reda Nidhakou
Reda Nidhakou

Vice President, Strategic Programmes, EDGE

Tim Cahill
Tim Cahill

Senior Vice President, Lockheed Martin International

Khalid  Al Breiki
Khalid Al Breiki

President - Mission Support, EDGE

Robert Harward
Robert Harward

Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin Middle East

Matthew Cochran
Matthew Cochran

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Defense Services Marketing Council

Joseph Rank
Joseph Rank

Vice President & Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin Saudi Arabia

Mesut CICEKER
Mesut CICEKER

Director, Lockheed Martin Space

Aaron Maue
Aaron Maue

Executive Director & General Manager, Defense Sustainment, Collins Aerospace

Ziad Al Hazmi
Ziad Al Hazmi

Chief Executive Officer, Lufthansa Technik Middle East

Jay Little
Jay Little

Vice President, Collins Aerospace

Jean-Yves Le Gall
Jean-Yves Le Gall

President, Centre National d'etudes Spatiales

Sophia Porter
Sophia Porter

Test Operations Engineer, Blue Origin

Bernard Dunn
Bernard Dunn

President, Boeing Middle East, North Africa and Turkey

Zihua Zhu
Zihua Zhu

Deputy Director of Government Affairs, Beijing Commsat Technology Development

Donna Lawler
Donna Lawler

Principal, Azimuth Advisory

Nobu Okada
Nobu Okada

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Astroscale

Ishaq AlBaloushi
Ishaq AlBaloushi

Head of the Executive Directorate of Industries and Development of Defence Capabilities, Ministry of Defence - UAE

Alan Peaford
Alan Peaford

Editor in Chief, Arabian Aerospace

Khaled Al Qubaisi
Khaled Al Qubaisi

Chief Executive Officer, Aerospace, Renewables & ICT, Mubadala Investment Company

Badr Al-Olama
Badr Al-Olama

Executive Director of Aerospace, Mubadala Investment Company

Michele Mauri
Michele Mauri

Managing Director, AlixPartners

Amer Siddiqui
Amer Siddiqui

Director of Aerospace, Mubadala Investment Company

Tina Ghataore
Tina Ghataore

President, Mynaric USA

Bulent Altan
Bulent Altan

Chief Executive Officer, Mynaric

H.E Dr. Ghaleb  Faour
H.E Dr. Ghaleb Faour

Director, National Center for Remote Sensing, Lebanon

Paul Casey
Paul Casey

Director of Business Development, Middle East, Northrop Grumman (Abu Dhabi Office)

Ivor Ichikowitz
Ivor Ichikowitz

Non Executive Chairman, Paramount Group

Alejandro Roman
Alejandro Roman

General Director of Aerospace Development, Paraguayan Space Agency

Luigi Scatteia
Luigi Scatteia

Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Susanna  Mason
Susanna Mason

Partner and Defence Lead, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Middle East

Alan Davis
Alan Davis

Chief Executive, Raytheon Emirates

H.E Dr. Eng. Awni Moh’d  Al-Khasawneh
H.E Dr. Eng. Awni Moh’d Al-Khasawneh

Director General, Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education for Western Asia / United Nations in Jordan

Manfred Hader
Manfred Hader

Senior Partner, Global Head of Aerospace & Defence, Roland Berger GmbH

Micael Johansson
Micael Johansson

President and Chief Executive Officer, Saab

Anna-Karin Rosen
Anna-Karin Rosen

Managing Director, Saab

Alexandre Ziegler
Alexandre Ziegler

Senior Executive Vice President International and Public Affairs, Safran Group

Karsten Benz
Karsten Benz

Senior Advisor, AlixPartners

Walid Abukhaled
Walid Abukhaled

Chief Executive Officer, SAMI

Mansoor Janahi
Mansoor Janahi

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Sanad Aerotech

Mikail Houari
Mikail Houari

President for Africa and Middle East, Airbus Middle East

Brain Moyo
Brain Moyo

Research, Development & Innovation Large Engine Overhaul Department, Sanad Aerotech

Baha Salama
Baha Salama

Senior Vice President Commercial & Business Development, Sanad Aerotech

Emiliano Kargieman
Emiliano Kargieman

Chief Executive Officer, Satellogic

H.E Dr. Abdulaziz  Al-Sheikh
H.E Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh

Chief Executive Officer, Saudi Space Commission

Krystal Azelton
Krystal Azelton

Director of Space Applications Programs, Secure World Foundation

Josh Wolny
Josh Wolny

Project Manager, Secure World Foundation

Ana-Mia Louw
Ana-Mia Louw

General Manager, Simera Sense

Carmelo Lo Faro
Carmelo Lo Faro

President, Solvay

Jillianne Pierce
Jillianne Pierce

Director of Federal Government Relations, Space Florida

Davide Petrillo
Davide Petrillo

Executive Director, Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)

Ismail Abdulla
Ismail Abdulla

Chief Executive Officer, Strata Manufacturing

Dr. Abdelqader Abusafieh
Dr. Abdelqader Abusafieh

SVP Technology & Advanced Materials, Strata Manufacturing

Latifa Alblooshi
Latifa Alblooshi

Recruitment Officer Human Capital, Strata Manufacturing

Matar  Al Romaithi
Matar Al Romaithi

Chief Officer, Economic Development Unit, Tawazun Economic Council

Fikiswa Majola
Fikiswa Majola

Deputy Director: Space Science and Tech, The Department of Science and Innovation, Republic of South Africa

Kelsey Warner
Kelsey Warner

Future Editor, The National

Khaled Al Hashmi
Khaled Al Hashmi

Director, The National Space Science and Technology Center - UAEU

Sulaiman Al Ali
Sulaiman Al Ali

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Thuraya

Jassem Nasser
Jassem Nasser

Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Thuraya

Fahad Al Mheiri
Fahad Al Mheiri

Executive Director of Space Sector, UAE Space Agency

Talal Al Kaissi
Talal Al Kaissi

Vice President - Space Program and special projects, Group 42

Khalid ALAWADI
Khalid ALAWADI

Director of Space Missions, UAE Space Agency

Marc Gelle
Marc Gelle

Senior Managing Director, European Aerospace and Defence Lead, Accenture

Rahul Shah
Rahul Shah

Senior Vice President, Strategic Growth and Business Development, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, AAR

Mohammed Al Ahbabi
Mohammed Al Ahbabi

Director General, UAE Space Agency

Faisal  Al Bannai
Faisal Al Bannai

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, EDGE

Pedro Duque
Pedro Duque

Minister of Science and Innovation, Spain

Naser alrashedi
Naser alrashedi

Director of Space Policy & Regulations, UAE Space Agency

Abir  Khater
Abir Khater

Advisor to UAE Space Agency DG – Academic Affairs, UAE Space Agency

Maitha Al Romaithi
Maitha Al Romaithi

Government Communication Officer, UAE Space Agency

fatima alshamsi
fatima alshamsi

Space Policies Specialist, UAE Space Agency

Fatheya Alsharji
Fatheya Alsharji

Senior Space Legislation Specialist, UAE Space Agency

Ali Aal Ghardaqa
Ali Aal Ghardaqa

Trainee - Space Policy Regulation Department, UAE Space Agency

Hanan  Khaldi
Hanan Khaldi

Businesses Development Manager, Krypto Labs, UAE Space Agency

Anu Ojha
Anu Ojha

Director of UK National Space Academy and member of Council of STFC, UK National Space Academy

George Whitesides
George Whitesides

Chief Space Officer, Virgin Galactic

Will Pomerantz
Will Pomerantz

Vice President of Special Projects, Virgin Orbit

Maruska Strah
Maruska Strah

Executive Director, World Space Week Association

Eisa Al Shamsi
Eisa Al Shamsi

Deputy General Manager, Yahsat Government Solutions

Steven Freeland
Steven Freeland

Professor, Western Sydney University

Robert Curbeam
Robert Curbeam

Vice President of Strategy & Business Development, Tactical Space Systems Division, Northrop Group

Christopher D.  Johnson
Christopher D. Johnson

Space Law Advisor, Secure World Foundation

Alexandre Vallet
Alexandre Vallet

Chief, Space Services Department, ITU

Sarah  AlAmiri
Sarah AlAmiri

Minister of State for Advanced Sciences and Chairperson, UAE Space Agency

H.E. Mohammed Ahmad Al Bowardi
H.E. Mohammed Ahmad Al Bowardi

Cabinet Member, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, United Arab Emirates

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Al Yah Satellite Communications

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Raytheon Emirates

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Mynaric USA

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PwC Middle East

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Roland Berger

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Satellogic

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