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MRO Asia-Pacific
September 27-28, 2023
Singapore
#MROAP

Tuesday, September 26
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Tuesday, September 26:  9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Room:   Peridot 201-203
Speaker
Juliet Trew
Vice President Business Development - Commercial/A&D
Aviation Week Network
Tuesday, September 26
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Tuesday, September 26:  9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Room:   Peridot 201-203
Speaker
Brian Kough
Senior Director, Forecasts & Aerospace Insights
Aviation Week Network
Tuesday, September 26
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Tuesday, September 26:  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Room:   Peridot 201-203
With current geo-political developments, the global situation remains uncertain. How has this changed maintenance trends and strategies? How will the re-opening of China affect the supply chain? Is this market coming back as anticipated and what traffic trends are we seeing? Can we expect more ambitious steps to be forthcoming...

    SESSION DETAILS

    Speaker
    Gerald Steinhoff
    CCO
    HAECO
    Speaker
    H.E. Sarah McGrath
    Ambassador of Ireland to Singapore
    Embassy of Ireland, Singapore
    Speaker
    Kean Shuh Foo
    EVP of Operations and Chief Sustainability Officer
    SIA Engineering Company
    Moderator
    Lee Ann Shay
    Executive Editor, Business Aviation and MRO
    Aviation Week Network
    Speaker
    Mahesh Kumar
    CEO
    Asia Digital Engineering
    Tuesday, September 26
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tuesday, September 26:  11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Tuesday, September 26
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    • Tuesday, September 26:  12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    • Room:   Peridot 201-203
    Speaker
    Michael Hickey
    Group COO
    Vietjet Air
    Tuesday, September 26
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
    • Tuesday, September 26:  12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
    • Room:   Peridot 201-203
    With returning traffic and fleet growth in Asia Pacific, how do we anticipate local facilities will cope with MRO support for regional operators and is there capacity for international interest? Will regional stakeholders add more capabilities inhouse to grow business and control processes in house to cope with returning demand?...

      SESSION DETAILS

      Speaker
      Dennis Kohr
      SVP Corporate Sales- Asia Pacific
      Lufthansa Technik
      Speaker
      Eric Ai
      VP of Airlines Asia-Pacific
      Honeywell Aerospace
      Speaker
      Gonzalo Salazar
      VP- Product Development and Strategy Asia
      Triumph Product Support -Asia (TASA)
      Moderator
      Joshua Ng
      Director
      Alton Aviation Consultancy
      Speaker
      Rakesh Dixit
      VP and Head of Engineering Services
      Air India
      Speaker
      Tan Eng Shu
      EVP and Head of Aerospace MRO
      ST Engineering
      Tuesday, September 26
      1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
      • Tuesday, September 26:  1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
      • Room:   Peridot 204-206
      Tuesday, September 26
      2:15 PM - 2:50 PM
      • Tuesday, September 26:  2:15 PM - 2:50 PM
      • Room:   Peridot 201-203
      After a huge wave of orders, will India and the APAC region be ready to accommodate the MRO workload associated with that growth? What are the capabilities in region Ð will they be able to sustain that fleet as the market matures? What opportunities might there be for international MROs?...

        SESSION DETAILS

        Speaker
        Anand Bhaskar
        MD and CEO
        Air Works
        Speaker
        Ashok Gopinath
        President and Accountable Manager
        GMR Aero Technic
        Speaker
        Dr Surinder Kumar Bansal
        VP Engineering
        IndiGo
        Moderator
        Dr  Vasudevan S
        Senior Director and Head of Aviation, Travel and Tourism for India and APAC
        ICF
        Tuesday, September 26
        2:50 PM - 3:30 PM
        • Tuesday, September 26:  2:50 PM - 3:30 PM
        • Room:   Peridot 201-203
        What are the OEMs doing to support the aftermarket with supply chain challenges? How have market players had to adapt and how has it affected business strategies? What disruption have they faced? How can regional players support their parent companies in Europe and US to navigate these ongoing issues? What...

          SESSION DETAILS

          Speaker
          Aziz Yunus
          Head of Component and Warehouse Services
          Asia Digital Engineering
          Speaker
          Daniela Serafini
          VP of Customer Services and Ho FHS
          Airbus
          Speaker
          James Bennett
          CCO
          AerFin
          Speaker
          Jingyuan Sun
          VP of Customer Account Management
          SR Technics
          Speaker
          Katherine Rivera
          AVP
          Philippine Airlines
          Moderator
          Lee Ann Shay
          Executive Editor, Business Aviation and MRO
          Aviation Week Network
          Tuesday, September 26
          3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
          • Tuesday, September 26:  3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
          • Room:   Peridot 201-203
          Tuesday, September 26
          4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
          • Tuesday, September 26:  4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
          • Room:   Peridot 201-203
          Addressing the issue of confidence from the general public: What needs to take place to improve perceptions of stability and excitement in the industry? Developing local talent and retaining expertise in the face of competition from overseas is imperative: How can we solidify and demonstrate the benefits of staying in...

            SESSION DETAILS

            Speaker
            Amira Amirudin
            Director of Training
            APR- Aviation Training Centre
            Moderator
            Amrul Zeflin Anim
            Senior Advisor- Capital Projects and Infrastructure
            PwC
            Speaker
            Fenella Jefferson
            General Manager
            Bostonair APAC
            Speaker
            Mangesh Thapa
            Technical Director
            Buddha Air
            Speaker
            Sarah Samuel
            Board Member
            Women in Aviation International, Singapore
            Tuesday, September 26
            4:30 PM - 5:10 PM
            • Tuesday, September 26:  4:30 PM - 5:10 PM
            • Room:   Peridot 201-203
            About half of the commercial fleet is leased and expected to grow further by sale-and-leasebacks (SLB) by airlines. While the maintenance responsibility is with the lessee, there will be off-lease periods, repossessions, and default situations. What are the maintenance needs by lessors and what are their expectations of the aftermarket?...

              SESSION DETAILS

              Speaker
              Andrew Thie
              Head of Technical
              Bellinger Aviation
              Speaker
              Chris Gruener
              EVP and Head of Technical
              BOC Aviation Limited
              Speaker
              Paul Nation
              Managing Director, APAC & Overseas Business
              Xiamen Aircraft Leasing Company Ltd (XMAL)
              Moderator
              Richard Brown
              Managing Director
              NAVEO Consultancy
              Speaker
              Yip Hin Meng
              EVP and Head of Aviation Asset Management
              ST Engineering
              Tuesday, September 26
              5:10 PM - 5:45 PM
              • Tuesday, September 26:  5:10 PM - 5:45 PM
              • Room:   Peridot 201-203
              Asian freighter MRO demand is projected to account for 14% of the worldwide air cargo MRO demand totalling nearly $33 billion and is anticipated to grow faster than most regions over the next 10 years. Get an update on cargo conversions and understand the state of the market in Asia-Pacific....

                SESSION DETAILS

                Speaker
                Audrey Cheong
                VP Southeast Asia Operations
                FedEx
                Speaker
                Dr. Marc Szepan
                General Manager
                Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Co (GAMECO)
                Speaker
                Marco Isaak
                Group Chairman
                Asia Cargo Network
                Moderator
                Mike Stengel
                Principal
                AeroDynamic Advisory
                Speaker
                Vasuki Prasad
                Sales Director Asia Pacific- Commercial Aviation
                Embraer
                Wednesday, September 27
                9:30 AM - 9:40 AM
                • Wednesday, September 27:  9:30 AM - 9:40 AM
                • Room:   Peridot 201-203
                Speaker
                Juliet Trew
                Vice President Business Development - Commercial/A&D
                Aviation Week Network
                Wednesday, September 27
                9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
                • Wednesday, September 27:  9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
                • Room:   Peridot 201-203
                Speaker
                Sandra Nieuwenhuijzen
                Group Director Components and Engine Services
                HAECO
                Wednesday, September 27
                10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
                • Wednesday, September 27:  10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
                • Room:   Peridot 201-203
                To lower emissions, the industry needs alternatives to fossil fuels. As we consider Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), cost and infrastructure challenges are significant. What will we realistically have in place in five years and how will this be achieved? How will LCCs commit to SAF and where will the investment...

                  SESSION DETAILS

                  Speaker
                  Aakash Bhatnagar
                  VP Flight Operations- Support
                  IndiGo
                  Speaker
                  Abhi Bhuchar
                  Head of Consumer and Industrials, South East Asia, and Energy and Natural Resources, Asia Pacific
                  Oliver Wyman
                  Speaker
                  Cyrille Schwob
                  Head of Research and Technology Development APAC
                  Airbus Singapore
                  Speaker
                  Ee Pin Lee
                  Key Account Manager, APAC Renewable Aviation
                  Neste Asia Pacific
                  Speaker
                  Jacqueline Lam
                  Regional Lead for Sustainability Policy and Partnerships- Southeast Asia
                  Boeing International
                  Moderator
                  Rahul Shah
                  SVP Strategic Growth, Business Development Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa
                  AAR Corporation
                  Wednesday, September 27
                  10:40 AM - 11:15 AM
                  • Wednesday, September 27:  10:40 AM - 11:15 AM
                  • Room:   Peridot 201-203
                  Reliability problems on new delivery engines are causing significant issues for operators. There is an increased demand for quick turn and inventive maintenance solutions to keep the existing fleet on wing for longer. How are MROs adapting to this challenge and balancing their shop capacity? Considering fuel savings against the...

                    SESSION DETAILS

                    Speaker
                    Christopher Rodrigues
                    SVP, Sales and Marketing, Asia
                    SMBC Aero Engine Lease
                    Speaker
                    Francesco Baccarani
                    Area Manager APAC
                    SGI Aviation
                    Moderator
                    James Pozzi
                    MRO Editor EMEA
                    Aviation Week Network
                    Speaker
                    Janice Ho
                    Airline Sales Director, Asia-Pacific
                    StandardAero
                    Wednesday, September 27
                    11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
                    • Wednesday, September 27:  11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
                    Wednesday, September 27
                    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                    • Wednesday, September 27:  11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                    • Room:   Peridot 201-203
                    Cost control and pricing is a huge stressor across the industry. As prices increase, what is the impact on the aftermarket and how are these being leveraged and absorbed? What are we seeing in the short and long term in terms of parts pricing and in the shops? How is...

                      SESSION DETAILS

                      Speaker
                      Desmond Goh
                      MD, APAC
                      Eaton Aerospace
                      Speaker
                      Ian Wolfe
                      Airline MRO and Fleet Management Consultant
                      IJW Aviation MRO Consulting Services
                      Speaker
                      Jefferson Ding
                      Founder and MD
                      Dragon Aviation Capital
                      Moderator
                      Ken Herbert
                      Managing Director
                      RBC Capital Markets
                      Speaker
                      Kin Chong
                      EVP
                      Evergreen Aviation Technologies Corp. (EGAT)
                      Wednesday, September 27
                      12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
                      • Wednesday, September 27:  12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
                      • Room:   Peridot 201-203
                      How is the repair market around the world being supported, how is it picking up and what does that mean? Is the market still under capacity constraints and how long can we expect this to last? What impacts do we expect on the USM market? Do we already see a...

                        SESSION DETAILS

                        Speaker
                        Dr  Bernd Riggers
                        SVP of Component Services Division
                        SIA Engineering Company
                        Speaker
                        Iain Rodger
                        MD
                        GE Aerospace
                        Moderator
                        James Pozzi
                        MRO Editor EMEA
                        Aviation Week Network
                        Speaker
                        Ryan Manuel
                        AVP of Engineering and Maintenance
                        Philippine Airlines
                        Speaker
                        Shevantha Weerasekera
                        VP of Engineering and Maintenance
                        Cebu Pacific Air
                        Speaker
                        Tommy Hughes
                        CEO
                        VAS Aero Services
                        Wednesday, September 27
                        12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
                        • Wednesday, September 27:  12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
                        Speaker
                        Sisira Dash
                        CTO
                        Air India