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INTO THE NEXT DECADE - INNOVATION IN AEROSPACE
With innovation driving industry change and growth, the way we see aerospace today will look extraordinarily different tomorrow. As the Aerospace Alliance begins its tenth year, its annual Summit provides a forum to understand and discuss the future for aerospace considering imminent changes across all aspects of the industry. Hosted by the states of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Florida, the Summit features presentations, panels and discussion centered on subjects shaping aerospace today and into the next decade.


THE AEROSPACE ALLIANCE ANNUAL SUMMIT
November 1-2, 2018
The Grand Marriott Hotel Golf Resort and Spa
One Grand Boulevard, Point Clear AL 36564 • 1.800.655.9933
Discounted Registration in Aerospace Alliance Room Block
Registration   $225   (Discount Rate for Active Duty Military and Students)


FALL SUMMIT AGENDA
All Sessions take place at the Grand Marriott Hotel

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Registration
from 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

EDUCATION, WORKFORCE, AND R&D
Hosted by Jeff Lynn, Alabama Community College Systems and John Watret, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
from 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Welcome, Introductions and Session Objectives
Welcome: Neal Wade, Aerospace Alliance Chair
1:30 PM

Aerospace Company Panel Discussion
Moderated by Dr. John Watret, Chancellor, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
1:50 PM

Networking Break
2:40 PM

Education & Training Best Practices Panel Discussion
Moderated by Jeff Lynn, Vice Chancellor Workforce & Econ. Dev., AL Community College System
3:00 PM

Facilitated Session – Education & Training Needs in the Alliance Region; How Best to Collaborate to Meet Needs
3:50 PM

Education Session Final Remarks
4:20 PM

VIP RECEPTION
Hosted by the Secretaries of Commerce of the Aerospace Alliance States
5:00 PM

AEROSPACE ALLIANCE WELCOME RECEPTION
Hosted by Summit Presenting Sponsors
5:45 PM

DINNER WITH KEYNOTE
6:30 PM

Adjourn
8:30 PM


Friday, November 2, 2018
Registration from 7:00 a.m. until noon

NETWORKING BREAKFAST
7:15 AM

WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
Neal Wade, Aerospace Alliance Chair & Greg Canfield, Secretary of Commerce, State of Alabama
8:30 AM

Aerospace KEYNOTE
9:00 AM

Networking Break
Hosted by Summit Platinum Sponsors
10:00 AM

AEROSPACE ALLIANCE REGION EDUCATION UPDATE
10:15 AM

Aerospace Company PANEL DISCUSSION
10:30 AM

Aerospace KEYNOTE
11:30 AM

NETWORKING LUNCHEON
INFORMAL Q&A WITH THE “STROLLING SECRETARIES” - Secretaries of Commerce/Head of Economic Development of LA, AL, FL & MS
12:30 AM

Adjourn
2:00 PM