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AeroDef Manufacturing Conference Advisory Committees

World-Class Knowledge From Industry Leaders

The AeroDef Manufacturing Conference Advisory Committees are composed of aerospace professionals from the world’s leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). They have come together to develop a commercial and defense aerospace manufacturing conference that supports the foundational technical knowledge and skills required by OEMs and Tier One suppliers. It’s unsurpassed information available only at AeroDef.

AeroDef Manufacturing Conference Advisors

Eric Barnes, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Bill Bigot, JR Automation
Dan Braley, Boeing Global Services
George Bullen, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Doug Decker, The Composites Consultants
Jim Fisher, NCDMM
Youping Gao, Castheon Inc.
Don Kinard, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
James “Luke” McHale, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Steve Parsons, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Dan Sanders, Boeing Research & Technology
Tara Thomasson, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
John Wang, Raytheon Technologies


Composites Manufacturing Conference Advisors

Vern Benson, Northrop Grumman Corporation
David Dickson, The Boeing Company (Retired)
Louis Dorworth, Abaris Training Resources, Inc.
Carroll Grant, Aerospace Composites Consulting
Robert Harper, Fives Composites & Automated Solutions
Randy Kappesser, GE Aviation
Richard Lofland, Richard Lofland & Associates
Timothy Luchini, PhD, The Boeing Company
Robert Pickell, Jr., Boeing Research & Technology (Retired)
Jarrod Ridge, AdamWorks
Robin Zwick, The Boeing Company