Farnborough International Airshow 2012 Conferences Start July 10

Farnborough Air Show » 2012
June 28, 2012, 4:46 PM

Aerospace, Defence & Security (ADS), the UK trade group, is again organizing professional conferences for the Farnborough International Airshow. This year’s conferences take place on Tuesday, July 10, and Wednesday, July 11.

For information about attending the conferences, contact Fiona Simpson, fiona.simpson@adsgroup.org.uk. Tel. +44 (0)20 7091 1131.

ADS has announced the following conferences. 

AEROSPACETuesday, July 10

Location: Hall 1A Conference Room

Registration: 0930

Conference: 1000 to 1100

Speakers:

  • Mark Prisk MP, Minister of State for Business & Enterprise
  • He Dongfeng, President of COMAC [China’s state-owned aerospace group]
  • Mark King, President Civil Aerospace, Rolls Royce
  • Tom Williams, Executive VP Programmes, Airbus
  • Alberto de Benedictis, CEO, Finmeccanica UK Marcus Bryson, CEO, GKN Aerospace

Agenda:

  • The role of the UK within the global picture.
  • Key new programmes.
  • Technical innovation in the rotary wing sector.
  • Plans for sustaining the UK’s position as No. 1 in Europe and No. 2 globally.

DEFENCE: Wednesday, July 11

Location: Hall 1A Conference Room

Registration: 0930

Conference:  1000 to 1100

Speakers:

  • The Right Honorable Phillip Hammond MP, Secretary of State for Defence
  • Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton RAF, Chief of the Air Staff, UK MOD
  • Nigel Whitehead, BAE Systems Group MD Programmes & Support
  • Sir Brian Burridge, VP Strategic Marketing Finmeccanica UK

Agenda:

  • Future Defence technologies.
  • Support for the wider agenda to sustain UK at the cutting edge of aerospace R&D.
  • UK industry technological advances and capabilities.

SECURITY:  Wednesday, July 11

Location: The Security Zone

Registration: 1100

Conference:  1130 to 1230

Speakers:

  • The Right Honorable Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State for Transport
  • Sir Edward Crew, Chairman of the Security Conference
  • Dr. Tobias Feakin,  Senior Research Fellow & Director National Security and Resilience at RUSI

Agenda:

  • Aviation Security.
  • Development and implementation of future aviation security policy from the UK and US.
  • Listen to and question those responsible for delivering the future of security in our airports.

 

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