A G E N D A

Helping you plan your week at the conference.

VIEW THE FULL DYNAMIC AGENDA

Time Monday
August 19
Tuesday
August 20
Wednesday
August 21
Thursday
August 22
AM
Conference Setup
Continental Breakfast

Keynote Speaker
Continental Breakfast

Technical Sessions
1. Digital Twin
2. AFWERX AW Cert Overview
Continental Breakfast

Technical Sessions
1. 516D Progress Update
2. MR&O
AM
 Registration Opens
ADIAG Keystone 
Technical Sessions
1. Additive Manufacturing
2. eVTOL Panel
Technical Sessions
1. Airworthiness
2. MR&O
Noon
Exhibit Hall Lunch
Open Lunch
Group Luncheon
Sponsored by Lockheed Marin
PM
Training Sessions
Additive Manufacturing
Panel
Technical Sessions
1. AAM Company Presentations
2. Structures
Technical Sessions
1. Safety & Continuing Airworthiness
2. Maintenance & Repair
PM
Training Sessions
Break
Technical Sessions
1. AW Workforce
2. Maintenance
Technical Sessions
1. Continuing Airwothiness
Evening
Exhibitor Welcome Reception
Sponsored by Boeing
SAMSAT Tour

MONDAY, AUGUST 19

7:00am Attendee & Exhibitor Registration (closes at 5:00pm)
1:00pm Concurrent Training Sessions   (until 5:00pm)
Corrosion and Coatings
Dr. Greg Shoales, Director (C) USAF Academy Center for Aircraft Structural Life Extension (CAStLE)
Military Commercial Derivative Aircraft (MCDA 101)
Mr. Jason Brys, Program Manager and Flight Test Engineer, Military Certification Office of the Federal Aviation Administration
Alan Lavanduski, Aerospace Engineer, Federal Aviation Administration
Probabilistic Fundamentals and Practical Applications for Lifting
Rajiv Sampath, Senior Staff Engineer, GE Aviation
6:00pm PM Training Session   (until 8:00pm)
Introduction to Airworthiness
Presented by Dayton Aerospace
Jorge Gonzalez
Mr. Jorge Gonzalez
Senior Associate, Dayton Aerospace Inc.
Dawn McGarvey
Dawn McGarvey-Buchwalder
Vice President, Dayton Aerospace Inc.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20

7:00am Attendee & Exhibitor Registration (closes at 5:00pm)
7:30am Continental Networking Breakfast & Exhibit Hall Opens
8:30am General Session
Plenary Keynote Speakers
Robert Fookes Jr.
Mr. Robert Fookes Jr.,  SES, Director of Engineering and Technical Management, Chief Engineer, Air Force Material Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
9:30am Break
10:00am ADIAG Keystone Panel
John Hill
Mr. John Hill,  Customer Engagement Liaison, The Boeing Company
11:30am Exhibit Hall Lunch
1:00pm Additive Manufacturing Keystone Panel
Scott Gray
Mr. Scott Gray, Moderator
President, Elevate Systems
Mark Shaw
Mr. Mark Shaw, Chief Engineer Industrial Base Strategy, National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University
Howard Sizek
Dr. Howard Sizek, Lead Engineer Materials and Processes, USAF AFLCMC/RO
Thomas Broderick
Dr. Thomas Broderick, Chief Scientist and Technical Advisor for Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, FAA
Elisa Peters
Elisa Peters LT COL, USAF Retired, Senior Program Manager, Advanced Manufacturing Integration, PM Strategies
2:30pm Break
3:00pm Preparing Workforce of the Future Panel
Combs
Dr. Combs, Dee Howard Endowed Associate Professor in Aerodynamics, UTSA
Hannette
Jay C. Hennette, Director, 19th Air Force A4 (AETC).
Schroeder
Tyler J. Schroeder, Senior Manager, State & Local Government Operations

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21

7:00am Attendee & Exhibitor Registration (closes at 5:00pm)                                                                                                                                  
7:30am Continental Networking Breakfast
8:00am Breakout Sessions
9:30am Break
10:00am Breakout Sessions
11:30am Open Lunch
1:00pm Breakout Sessions
2:30pm Break
3:00pm Breakout Sessions
5:30pm SAMSAT Tour at Boeing Techport  (until 7:00pm)

Visit SAMSAT AREA 21®, the museum, science center and industry showcase at the San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology. The space features factory robots, an autonomous driving vehicle, an eVTOL simulator, Cyber (Lego brick) City, Cyber Security Operations Center, working Moon 3D printer, robotic surgery system, Tesla Coils, and more. Visit the Boeing Aerospace Adventure and fly their fighter jet and commercial aircraft simulators. Learn about the tens of thousands of local students who experience SAMSAT's education programs.

SAMSAT is located inside the Boeing Center at Tech Port, a 130,000 square foot center and arena on the campus of Port San Antonio. Formerly Kelly AFB, the Port hosts a wide variety of industries and thousands of aerospace jobs, including Boeing's 3,000-employee MRO facility, and personnel and contractors for Sixteenth Air Force, the global command for Air Force Cyber. Among the aerospace, advanced manufacturing, cyber, robotics and other industries, the Port hosts 18,000 high tech-related jobs. Come see how SAMSAT, Boeing, Port San Antonio, and other players across sectors are parntering to drive high tech growth and career pathways in San Antonio.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22

7:00am Attendee & Exhibitor Registration (closes at 5:00pm)                                                                                                                                  
8:00am Continental Networking Breakfast
8:30am Breakout Sessions
10:00am Break
10:30am Breakout Sessions
11:30am Group Luncheon with Guest Speaker 
Sponsored by Lockheed Martin
1:30pm Breakout Sessions
3:00pm Break
3:30pm Breakout Sessions
5:00pm Conference Adjourns

Our Sponsors & Partners

Thanks to the following companies for supporting the 2024 conference.

BOEING          Lockheed Martin        SIEMENS

Join the conference mailing list

Sign up