Preliminary Agenda

For additional details about the 2020 Aviation Week A&D Mergers and Acquisitions Conference please contact Joanna Speed or call +1-310-857-7691.

 

Wednesday - November 11, 2020
1:00-5:00 PM EST 

Introductions
Joanna Speed, Managing Director, A&D and SpeedNews Conferences

Welcome Address
Michael J. Richter, Managing Director, Global Head of A&D Group, Lazard
Dr. Brad M. Meslin, Senior Managing Director, CSP Associates

Key issues Driving the Industry

Opening Address
SPIRIT AEROSYSTEMS – Thomas “Tom” Gentile, President & CEO
Moderated by Michael Richter, Managing Director, Global Head of A&D Group, Lazard
Questions & Discussions 

Panel: The State of the Aerospace & Defense Industry: Implications for M&A 
Moderated by Dr. Brad M. Meslin, Senior Managing Director, CSP Associates
AE INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS – John Nemo, Senior Partner
AERODYNAMIC ADVISORY – Dr. Kevin Michaels, Managing Director 
LOAR GROUP – Dirkson R. Charles, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Chairman
Questions & Discussions

Refresher and Networking Break, sponsored by Moss Adams 

CEO Interactive Virtual Chat
 
Moderated by Joseph C. Anselmo, Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Panel: Hot Spots for M&A in The Supply Chain 
Moderated by Kenneth "Ken" Herbert, Managing Director, Canaccord Genuity
LIBERTY CAPITAL – Rowan G.P. Taylor, Managing Partner
Panelist invited
Questions & Discussions

Refresher and Networking Break sponsored by Moss Adams

Panel: Investment Trends and Outlooks: Where Are the Opportunities?
Moderated by Michael J. Richter, Managing Director, Global Head of A&D Group, Lazard
AGENCY PARTNERS – Sash Tusa, Partner, Aerospace & Defense Partners
HEICO CORPORATION – Eric A. Mendelson, Co-President
Questions & Discussions

Closing Comments
Michael J. Richter
Joanna Speed

Virtual Networking  Session - sponsored by Lazard, CSP Associates, Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher, and Odyssey Investment Partners