International Business Convention for the Aerospace Industry

October 29 - 31, 2019 - Casablanca, Morocco

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    250 Companies

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    15 Countries represented

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    5000 One-to-One Meetings

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    Targeted Conferences & Workshops

2011 Conferences program

Monday, September 19th

Novotel Casablanca City Center

Overview of Morocco Aerospace Market

15:00 – 15:15 Opening speeches
Mr. Ahmed Reda Chami, Minister of Industry, Trade and New Technologies


Le Maroc : un hub commercial pour l’industrie aéronautique mondiale

M. Larbi Bourabaa, Secretary-general, Maroc Export

15:15 – 15:25 Presentation of CRI
M. Hamid Ben Elafdil, Director of CRI

15:25 – 15:35 Presentation of GIMAS (Morocco association of aerospace companies)
Mr. Hamid Benbrahim El Andaloussi, GIMAS Chairman

15:35 – 15:45 Investment Incentives
Mr. Ahmed Reda Chami, Minister of Industry, Trade and New Technologies

15:45 – 15:55 Video presenting Morocco aerospace industry


15:55 – 16:05 Tanger Med, a world class logistics and industrial hub

Mr.Aref Hassani, Marketing and Business Director, Tanger Med Special Agency

16:05 – 16:15 Casablanca MidPark, an integrated industrial Platform
Mr. Khalifa Chakib, Deputy Director MidPark

16:15 – 16:25 IMA (Morocco aerospace institute), a competitive advantage
Mr. Abdelbassat Bentoumi, CEO, IMA

Ms. Annie Lagrandeur, Technical Expert, IMA

16:40 – 16:50 Morocco, nursery for the high-technology companies
Mr. François Sebes, CEO, groupe Adetel
Mr. Said Benahajjou, Managing Director, Adetel Maroc

16:50  – 17:00 Being successful in launching a manufacturing in a new plant. Testimony with NC Simul
Mr. Gilles Battier, CEO, Spring Technologies

17:00 – 17:20 Safran Group Supply Chain Policy
Mr. Xavier Dessemond, Group Vice President Purchasing, Safran Group

17:20 – 17:30 Presentation of Safran Maroc
Mr. Hamid Benbrahim El Andaloussi, Director General, Safran Maroc

17:30 – 17:50 Airbus Purchasing Policy
Mr. Eric Zanin, Senior-Vice-President, Head of Material & Parts Procurement, Airbus

17:50 – 18:10 Bombardier Purchasing Policy
Ms Claire Auroi, Director, Supply Chain, Bombardier

18:10 – 18:20 Closing remarks

Tuesday, September 20th

Ateliers en parallèle des rendez-vous d’affaires

14:35 - 15:05 Latecoere Purchasing Policy
Mr. Serge Angevin, Purchasing VP, Latecoere

15:45 - 16:15 New source selection and integration, the Avio strategy
M. Gianni Ongaro, Head of  Scouting, Development Programs & Value Analysis., Avio, Italy

16:55 - 17:25 Metrology and dimensional inspection of the production cycle
Mr. Filippo Miccoli, Sales Manager, Mesa

Wednesday, September 21st

Ateliers en parallèle des rendez-vous d’affaires

09:35 - 10:05 Round table discussion CODIFOR-UIMM/IMA : Human resources qualification : role of mid-management
Mr. Jean Rossa, Consultant,  CODIFOR-UIMM
Mr. Hichman Mensour, formateur Management, IMA
+ testimony of a moroccan company

10:45 - 11:15 Présentation de la Chambre Française de Commerce et d’Industrie du Maroc
M. Philippe Confais, Managing Director, French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Morocco

11:55 - 12:25 Supply chain: a key matter SPACE activities in Morocco
Mr. René Colin, Operating Manager, SPACE (Supply chain Progress towards Aeronautical Community Excellence)


Contact: Marianne BOHSSEIN

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Casablanca, Morocco

October 29 - 31, 2019