Agenda

The preliminary agenda for the 2021 Aviation Week A&D Mergers and Acquisitions Conference will be available shortly. In the meantime, please refer to the agenda for the event held in November of 2020.

For additional details about the Aviation Week A&D Mergers and Acquisitions Conference please contact Joanna Speed or call +1-310-893-4004.

 

Wednesday - November 11, 2020
12:00-4:00 PM EST 

12:00-12:05 PM
Introductions
Joanna Speed, Managing Director, A&D and SpeedNews Conferences, Aviation Week Network

12:05-12:10
Welcome Address
Michael J. Richter, Managing Director, Global Head of A&D Group, Lazard

Key issues Driving the Industry

12:10-12:30
Opening Address
SPIRIT AEROSYSTEMS – Thomas “Tom” Gentile, President & CEO
Moderated by Michael J. Richter, Managing Director, Global Head of A&D Group, Lazard
Questions & Discussions 

12:30-12:50
Interactive Virtual Chat 
Moderated by Jens Flottau, Executive Editor, Commercial Aviation, Aviation Week Network
AIRBUS – Michael Schöllhorn, Chief Operating Officer
Questions & Discussions

12:50-1:00
Refresher and Networking Break, sponsored by Moss Adams

1:00-1:50
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 – Jon Nemo, Senior Partner
AERODYNAMIC ADVISORY – Dr. Kevin Michaels, Managing Director 
LOAR GROUP – Dirkson R. Charles, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Chairman
Questions & Discussions

1:50-1:55
Refresher and Networking Break sponsored by Moss Adams 

1:55-2:30
Panel: Hot Spots for M&A in The Supply Chain 
Moderated by Kenneth "Ken" Herbert, Managing Director, Canaccord Genuity
LIBERTY HALL CAPITAL PARTNERS – Rowan G.P. Taylor, Managing Partner
PARKER AEROSPACE – Peter Collins, Group Vice President, Strategy & Business Development
Questions & Discussions

2:30-2:35
Refresher and Networking Break sponsored by Moss Adams

2:35-3:25
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
CONWAY MACKENZIE - David A. Nolletti, A&D Practice Lead
NAVSIGHT HOLDINGS - Jack Pearlstein, Executive Vice President & CFO
Questions & Discussions

3:25-3:30
Refresher and Networking Break sponsored by Moss Adams

3:30-3:55
Panel: Doing Aerospace M&A Deals in 2020
Moderated by John M. Pollack, Gibson Dunn, Partner (M&A)
GIBSON DUNN - Adam H. Offenhartz, Partner (M&A Litigation)
GIBSON DUNN - Christopher T. Timura, Counsel (Export Controls – CFIUS)

3:55-4:00
Closing Comments
Michael J. Richter
Joanna Speed

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