Aerospace Industries Association’s Product Support & Technical Data Workshop offers industry and government representatives an opportunity to exchange collective viewpoints how lifecycle product support concepts must realign with the complex technologies and the current state of “Affordable Military Readiness.” AIA encourages the industry to attend to ensure Life Cycle Product Support concepts, partnerships and business processes are remaining effective and reliable.

Capgemini is a platinum event sponsor and our experts will be featured in three panel discussions:

Setting the Stage Strategic Imperatives and Challenges Impacting Readiness: Technology, Geography, Resiliency
Moderator: Mr. John Sutton, ODASD MPP
Presenters:
– Michael Jennings, Director, 76th Software Maintenance Group, Tinker AFB
– Peter White, Manager – Supply Chain/PLM/SLM, Capgemini
– George Topic, Vice Director of the Center for Joint and Strategic Logistics at Ft. McNair, Washington DC Center for Strategic and Joint Logistics

Discovering Creative Government-Industry Relationship Methods
Facilitators:
– Joe Spruill, CSCP, Lockheed Martin Corporation
– Peter White, Manager – Supply Chain/PLM/SLM, Capgemini
– Michael Matthew, Aerospace and Defense Principal, Capgemini
– David Hawkins, Institute for Collaborative Working

Unleashing Digital Enablers within the Aerospace and Defense Ecosystem
This panel will explain why a fully-functional Digital Thread/Digital Twin in sustainment is a game-changing enabler to readiness and affordability. Ironically, before the aviation, aerospace and defense (AA&D) ecosystem can unleash digital capabilities, they will first need to solve some uniquely analog problems.

Moderator: Mike Kelly, AIA Product Support Committee, Director of Logistics Innovation & Excellence, Global Mission Excellence & Logistics, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Invited Panelists:
– Dave Grasso, Vice President North American Aerospace & Defense Sector Lead, Capgemini
– SES Robert Gold, Director of the Engineering Enterprise, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Systems Engineering
– SES Dave Cohen, Director Systems Engineering Department, NAVAIR 4.1
– SES Larry Kingsley, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Logistics and Product Support

Meet Capgemini team of experts attending the AIA 2018 Product Support and Technology Workshop event:
* Dave Grasso, Vice President, North American Aerospace & Defense Sector Lead & AIA Board Member
* Michael Matthew, Principal, North American Aerospace & Defense Sector
* Peter White, Service Lifecycle Management Business Lead, Aerospace & Defense Sector