December 7-8, 2022

American Aerospace & Defense Summit

Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa, Glendale

Featured Speakers

  • Peter Lengyel

    President and CEO
    Safran USA

  • LTG David Bassett

    Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)

  • Penny White

    VP, Supply Chain, Defense, Space, & Security
    The Boeing Company

  • Amanda Simpson

    VP, Research and Technology
    Airbus Americas

  • Jackie Schmoll

    VP, Requirements and Capabilities, Space and C2 Systems
    Raytheon Technologies

  • Kiran Dubey

    VP, Supply Chain
    BAE Systems

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About the Event

Join the discussion with over 150 industry peers as we delve into strategies to optimize supply chain, manufacturing, engineering and technology initiatives in the American aerospace and defense industry; drive innovation in a competitive landscape, maximize supplier relationships, mitigate costs, assess operational standards, identify growth opportunities and build quality throughout your operations.

Hear first-hand case studies and walk away with strategic insights on how to attract and retain top talent, and how to develop and implement a successful offset strategy in an ever changing market. This December we encourage you to join us for two days of thought provoking content and exceptional networking at the American Aerospace & Defense Summit.

Key Themes

Supply Chain

  • Managing third-party supplier relationships
  • Remaining agile during uncertain economic times
  • Mitigating threats and risks throughout supply chain operations
  • Incorporation new technologies and blockchain strategies


  • Prioritizing product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Leveraging automation methods to enhance quality and affordability
  • Building sustainable quality systems
  • Executing organizational initiatives that enhance supplier excellence


  • Maximizing production through optimizing workflow
  • Advanced manufacturing and technology solutions
  • Leading global teams in complex manufacturing environments
  • Innovations in Lean & OpEx

Engineering & Technology

  • Enhancing operational capabilities with the latest technology solutions
  • The art of a digital transformation
  • Prioritizing training with new IT integrations
  • Optimizing quality, safety and productivity with advanced engineering systems

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Generis’ sponsorship opportunities provide unparalleled access to VPs, Directors and Senior Executives in the manufacturing industry. Build your best path to conversion through direct engagement and generate measurable results using our customized packages, extensive networking opportunities, and organized 1-to-1 meetings!

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Knowledge Center

The Generis American Aerospace & Defense Summit brings together innovative, exciting and timely content delivered by today's top minds within the industry. Visit our Knowledge Center to view the full library of sessions presented at our past conferences, eBooks, infographics and interviews.

Paul Lauro

GM, Procurement & Requirement Management Operations
Department of Defense

Leveraging a Supply Chain Perspective on Procurement; Workforce Management as a Springboard for Cost Advantage

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available:  Slides |  Video

Lorinda Lewis

Senior Director, Continuous Improvement
Oshkosh Defense

Driving Lean Enterprise Wide: Opportunities for Efficiency and Cost Reduction Throughout the Organization

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available:  Slides

Dr. Alexander Eksir

VP, Quality & Mission Success
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company

Standardization, Simplification & Cooperation as a Driver for Program Execution

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available:  Slides |  Video

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