Annual Conference



The 2016 MARPA Conference was held on October 26-27, 2016 at the B Resort and Spa, Orlando, FL. Below is the Conference Agenda, for your reference.

OCTOBER 25, 2016 - JOIN US FOR HAPPY HOUR AT AMERICAN KITCHEN

5:00pm - 7:00pmHappy Hour and Registration


The American Kitchen Bar and Grill welcomes MARPA attendees for Happy Hour! Drink specials will be available at the American Kitchen cash bar for early Conference arrivals. Registration will be available in American Kitchen.

OCTOBER 26, 2016 - CONCURRENT WORKSHOP DAY - ATTENDEES MAY CHOOSE TO ATTEND ANY WORKSHOPS THAT APPEAL TO THEM

9:00am - 8:00pmRegistration in the main lobby
10:00am - Noon WORKSHOP A: “PMA 101”
 Robert Sprayberry, Aerospace Engineer - International Policy, Federal Aviation Administration
10:00am - 10:45amMARPA Marketing Committee Meeting (open to all interested MARPA Members)
10:00am - 11:00amWORKSHOP B: How The Changes to 8120.22 Impact Your Business
 Angelia Collier, Federal Aviation Administration
11:00am - NoonWORKSHOP C: The Manufacturing Rules Are Changing!
 Barbara Capron, Production and Airworthiness Division- AIR-200, Federal Aviation Administration
11:00am - NoonWORKSHOP D: Taking It Global
 Ryan Aggergaard, Washington Aviation Group
 Fred Elliott, US Department of Commerce
Noon - 1:00pmLUNCH
Noon - 1:00pmMARPA Board of Directors Meeting (open only to Board Members)
1:00pm - 3:00pmWORKSHOP E: "PMA 102: What To Do After Getting Started"
 Robert Sprayberry, Aerospace Engineer - International Policy, Federal Aviation
1:00pm - 5:00amWORKSHOP F: Fabrication of Aircraft Parts By Maintenance Personnel
 Tracy Ourhaan, President and CEO, DERS Group SVC LLC
1:00pm - 2:00pmWORKSHOP G: Building A Bridge With The "New" FAA
 Carol Giles, Carol E. Giles & Associates, Inc.
3:00pm - 4:00pmWORKSHOP H: PMA Applicant: MOUs with Your ACO
 Christopher Richards, Federal Aviation Administration
3:00pm - 4:00pmWORKSHOP I: Using Communication to Enhance Your Air Carrier's PMA Program
 Deidre Vance, Senior Engineer - PMA - Part Development Engineering, American Air Lines
MARPA Air Carrier Committee Co-Chairperson
4:00pm - 5:00pmMARPA Air Carrier Committee Meeting (open to all interested air carrier personnel)
4:00pm - 5:00pmMARPA Technical Committee Meeting (open to all interested air carrier personnel)
6:00pm - 8:00pmOpening Night Cocktail Reception
 

OCTOBER 27, 2016 - DAY ONE GENERAL SESSION

7:00am - 5:00pmRegistration in the main lobby
7:30am - 8:30amBREAKFAST
8:30am - 10:00amOpening Session
 Keynote Speaker
 Ahmad Zamany, Vice-President of Maintenance, Copa Airlines
 PMA in the Global Marketplace
 Jason Dickstein, MARPA President
10:00am - 10:30amNETWORKING BREAK
10:30am - 12:00noon 
 21st Century Certification Reform
 David Hempe, Deputy Dir. of Aircraft Certification Service (AIR-2), Federal Aviation Administration
 The Natural Evolution of PMA
 Ian Lucas, Aerospace Engineer - PMA Policy, Federal Aviation Administration
12:00noon - 1:30pmLUNCH
1:30pm - 3:00pm 
 PMA Industry Trends and Market Overview
 Jonathan Berger, Vice President – Aerospace & MRO Advisory, ICF Aviation
 Latin American Market Update
 Santiago Saltos, Industry Affairs Director, Latin American and Carribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA)
 PMA Potential in Africa
 Dahir Mohammad, Vice President Marketing and Sales, Aero Industrial Sales Company
3:00pm - 3:30pmNETWORKING BREAK
3:30pm - 5:00pm 
 Air Force Requirements Represented by SASPO
 Randolph "Randy" Harris, SASPO - United States Air Force
 Myron Knight, SASPO - United States Air Force
 Air Carrier Testimonial
 MARPA Air Carrier Committee Co-Chairperson
 Air Carrier Panel: Ask Questions and Get Answers!
 Moderated by Deidre Vance, Senior Engineer - PMA - Part Development Engineering, American Airlines
MARPA Air Carrier Committee Co-Chairperson

End of Conference Drawing for Prizes ---- Must be present to win ----

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