October 2-4, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

October 2-4, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Plenary Conference Program - Tuesday, October 2, 2018

07:30 – 09:00 Registration
  Opening Ceremony
Master of Ceremony: Mr Syamil Md Silmi
09:00 - 09:10 Welcome Remarks
Ir. Dr. Mohd Shahreen Zainooreen Madros, CEO MATRADE
09:10 - 09:25 Keynote Speech
YB Ignatius Darell Leiking, Minister MITI
09:25 - 09:40 The Potential Opportunity of the Malaysian Aerospace Market
Mr. Riad Asmat,
CEO, AirAsia Berhad
09:40 - 10:00 SE Asia in the World: What Global Industry Trends Do We Need to Consider?
Mr. Juergen Thevenin,
Head of FHS Malaysia, Airbus Customer Services
10:00 - 10:20 From Blueprint to Building: Developing Malaysia’s Aerospace Supply Chain
Dr Bicky Bhangu,
President, SE Asia, Pacific and S Korea,Rolls-Royce
10:20 - 10:40 Business Environment & Supply Chain
Mr. Jose Garza,
Managing Director, Aerospace Composites Malaysia
10:40 - 11:10  Morning break
11:10 - 11:50 Panel Discussion:
What are the Challenges and Opportunities for Aerospace Manufacturing Business Growth in SE Asia?
Moderator: Mr. Naguib Mohd Nor,
President, MAIA
  • Mr. Jose Garza,
    Managing Director, Aerospace Composites Malaysia
  • Mr. Jean-Luc Meiffren,
    International Cooperation Director, Safran Aircraft Engines
  • Mr. Zulkarnain Mohamed,
    Operation Director, Spirit Aerosystems Malaysia
  • Mr. Zulfikri Osman,
    Deputy Director General, MARA
11:50 - 12:10 Disruptive Technologies in the Aerospace Manufacturing Landscape: How Can Companies Prepare?
Dr. Syazwan Ahmad Rashidi,
Senior Researcher, AMIC
12:10 - 12:30 Digital Transformation in Aerospace
Mr. Herve Jarry,
CTO and VP Technical, Thales Solutions Asia
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 14:20 Japan's Aircraft Manufacturing Clusters: Promoting Collaboration Across Borders
Mr Kensuke Saito,
Director-Aircraft Component and Material Industries Office Manufacturing Industries Bureau, METI
14:20 - 14:40 Spurring the Growth of Aerospace Industry in Malaysia to Become the Regional Hub
Mr. Randhill Singh,
General Manager, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
14:40 - 15:00 How Can Airlines and their Suppliers Effectively Manage Expanding Fleets?
Mr. Sam Woon,
Engineering Business Systems Manager, Cathay Pacific Airways
15:00 - 15:20 Tapping Into South East Asia’s Imminent Airline Business Opportunities
Mr. Upendra Singh,
Maintenance Manager, GoAir
15:20 - 15:50 Panel Discussion:
What is the Role of Partnerships in Ensuring Success in the Airline Sector?
  • Mr Shashi Kumar,
    General Manager Part 145 AMO, Malindo Air
  • Mr. Sam Woon,
    Engineering Business Systems Manager, Cathay Pacific Airways
  • Mr. Upendra Singh,
    Maintenance Manager, GoAir
15:50 - 16:20 Afternoon break
16:20 - 16:40 Foreign Independent MRO Development in South East Asia
Mr. Martynas Grigalavicius,
CEO, FL Technics Asia
16:40 - 17:00 Interview session:
Establishing a Competitive Angle as an MRO
  • Mr. Peter Gille,
    Vice President & GM, TurbinAero Asia
  • Mr. Christian Meyer,
    Business Development Director, RUAG
17:00 - 17:20 Fault Detection Tool for Aircraft Harnesses
Mr Sammer Amrutka,
Product Manager Asia- Smartco, Nicomatic
17:20 - 17:30 Audience Q&A


  • Organized by

  • 2018 Supports

  • 2018 Sponsors

  • 2018 Media Partner

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia