October 2-4, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

October 2-4, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2015 Workshops Program

Meet the speakers

April 28, 2015


Morning session

09:00 – 09:30 Impact of IoT & Data analytics on MRO business models
Mr. Rajendra Velagapudi, Senior Vice President, Engineering, Cyient Limited
MROs today need highly effective data aggregation solutions, coupled with advanced data analytics models to deliver higher value to airline customers. Additionally, aftermarket engineering knowledge is required to enrich MRO shop data and make it more useful. Engineering solution providers with the capability to combine technology and aftermarket engineering knowledge can help create exceptional value by providing real-time actionable inputs to MROs.
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09:35 – 10:05 India, a MRO destination for investment
Mr. Pulak Sen, Founder Secretary General, MRO Association of India
The Indian commercial aviation is on a growth trajectory with a current fleet of around 400 aircraft, which is predicted to go to 1,000 aircraft by 2020. The current MRO spent on this fleet is at US$ 700 million and is expected to grow to double by 2020. The Govt of India has encouraged overseas MRO players to set up facilities in the country through 100 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to establish a credible MRO Industry through Transfer of Technology.
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10:10 – 10:40 Putting ASEAN Aerospace Industry on the next level through Certification
Mr. Ros Oh, Sales, Business Development Manager for region South East Asia, DNV GL - Business Assurance, Singapore
Organizations often find it challenging to demonstrate their standard of quality of their products and services to interested parties such as their customers. However achieving certification on their quality systems provides an assurance to their customers that the quality systems not only meets internally accepted and recognized standards such as AS9100 / AS9110 / AS 9120; but also passed the certification process assessed by an external 3rd party Certification bodies. In this session, we would discuss other benefits, the success factors as well as the steps towards achieving certification, to bring aerospace industry to the next level.
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10:45 – 11:15 The evolution of partnering in Australian MRO
Mr. Ken Millar, Vice President Fixed Wing, Airbus Group Australia Pacific
Long term contracting in Australia is moving away from stand-off supplier-customer contracts to collaborative partnering agreements intended to provide enduring benefits to both parties. This presentation will discuss the evolution of relationship based contracting in Australia and Airbus Group Australia Pacific’s experience on this journey. Links to Lean management philosophy will be discussed, including the benefits of extending this relationship based approach across the extended customer-prime-subcontractor enterprise.
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11:20 – 11:50 The CT Engineering Group; Engineering solutions that helps clients be more effective and competitive
Mr. Jose Evelio Jimenez, Director of Engineering, The CT Engineering Group
The CT Engineering Group is a private engineering services provider with about 1.000 engineers located all over the world. The company works with the largest industrial companies in the aeronautical, automotive, railway, marine, industrial plants and renewable energy sectors. The CT Engineering Group is part of a selected group of AIRBUS' preferred suppliers for Engineering (E2S) and Manufacturing Engineering (ME3S) Services.
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11:55 – 12:25 Advanced Aero Engines. From the smallest to the biggest
Mr. Sergiy Dmytriyev, Department Manager, Ivchenko-Progress SE
The “Scientific Production Association “A. Ivchenko” Corporation (NPO A.IVCHENKO Corporation) was founded in 2007 by uniting the aero-engines designers and manufacturers - “Ivchenko-Progress” SE (http://www.mivchenko-progress.com) and “Motor Sich” JSC (http://www.motorsich.com) of Ukraine.
The sphere of the Corporation activities: design, manufacture, test, development, certification, series production and overhaul of gas turbine engines both of aviation and industrial application (gas-turbine drives and power-generating plants, consumer goods).
The rights for designing, manufacturing, overhauling and upgrading the engines of both enterprises are confirmed by more than 75 certificates of Bureau Veritas, European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Central Civil Aviation Administration of China, IAC AR and GosAviaSluzhba of Ukraine.
The aero-engines developed by Ivchenko-Progress SE and produced by Motor Sich JSC today are used for powering 60 types of aircraft and helicopters in more than 100 countries of the world. The total operating time of the gas turbine engines in service makes up more than 300 million hours.

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Afternoon session

14:35 – 15:05 Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace applications
Mr. Edison Lian, Regional Marketing Manager - Southeast Asia & Australasia, EOS Singapore Pte Ltd
The EOS technology is an industrial manufacturing process that offered solution to the industries’ most demanding challenges, including faster time-to-market combined with shorter lifecycles, productivity increase and the need for cost reduction, flexible production methods to meet the growing demand for product customization and individualization and growing focus on sustainability.The technology accelerates product development, offers freedom of design, enabling the optimization and individualization of part structures, lattice structures as well as functional integration. We will share the diverse application of EOS DMLS (Direct Metal Laser Sintering) in Aeronautics.
15:45 – 16:15 The aerospace industry in South East Asia - Australia's experience in accessing complex value chains
Mr. Joel Backwell, Australian, Trade Commissioner, Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)
Australian companies have significant expertise in advanced manufacturing, composite materials, research and development, radar technology, pilot and aerospace engineer training and MRO capabilities. Our aerospace industry has also operated for a long time in a cost constrained, challenging and competitive environment. Therefore we are well placed to work with other aerospace companies in the Asian region to share our expertise and find ways to jointly access complex value chains and leverage the growing opportunities of an increasingly wealthy and increasingly mobile regional population. Through my presentation I will be sharing these Australian experiences and outlining areas of potential collaboration with key players in the aerospace industry in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the rest of South East Asia.
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16:20 – 16:50 Design and Management of the South African National Aerospace Initiatives
Mr. Pieter Goosen, International Business Development, CSIR
Internationally research institutions and science councils are utilised to act as the implementation body for National Government. The purpose of this presentation is to sketch the current milieu in the South African industry, with various Government departments currently playing an active and significant role in the industry.


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