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


The 2019 program is currently being put together. You can review the 2017 program below.

Wednesday, October 18 2017

10:10 - 11:15am
Boeing Ecosystem in Morocco
Mr Doug Kelly, Senior Strategist Morocco Supply Chain BCA Supplier Management, THE BOEING COMPANY
Mr Ali Seddiki, Advisor to the Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade, and Digital Economy

11:20 - 11:50am
MRO (Maintenance Repair Overhaul) : Services for Maintenance & Repair Organisations - NADCAP Certification and Implementation Process
Mr Youssef Adnani, Director, BUREAU VERITAS MOROCCO
Mr Mohammed Rochdi, NADCAP & Niveau 3 Expert, BUREAU VERITAS MOROCCO
Bureau Veritas will present the aeronautical services and MRO, and will then recall the definitions and the history of NADCAP and Special Processes in the aeronautics sector. The speaker will explain the Nadcap accreditation process, its issues and objectives as well as the stakeholders of this process. A point will be made on the evolution and prospects of NADCAP in Morocco.

2:00 - 2:30am
Shifting To The Digital Industry In Latécoère
Mr Serge Bérenger, Senior Vice-President, LATECOERE GROUP
Latécoère launched two initiatives of shifting to the digital factory in the context of the transformation of its industrial capabilities. The first project relates to the assembly of the doors for the 787 using augmented reality, and which comes to be implemented in our factory in Hermosillo, Mexico. The second project is the realization of a fully digital High Performance Detailed Parts factory in Toulouse, France. These two achievements illustrate the committed mutation of our industrial plants towards digital, both in France and in "Best Cost" area.

2:35 - 3:05pm
Engine maintenance Agreement, Which model to choose ?
Mr. Rabie Benomar,Engine & APU’s Manager, ROYAL AIR MAROC
The Engine Maintenance costs may represent more than 30 % of the A/C maintenance provisions. A relevant choice of an appropriate maintenance agreement model is required to reduce the amount the Shop visit invoices. The aim of this presentation is to describe the major kind of engine maintenance agreements offered by the marked, define their advantages and disadvantages and identify the scope for their coverage.

3:10 - 3:40pm
Airport Aeropole Mohammed V : Industrial Competitiveness Cluster
Mr Youssef Jroundi,Marketing and Sales Director, OFFICE NATIONAL DES AEROPORTS (ONDA)
Mr Mostapha El Khoudri, Head of Sales Department,, OFFICE NATIONAL DES AEROPORTS (ONDA)
The airfield of Mohammed V Airport is today positioned as a genuine industrial cluster that benefits the existing community and attracts new companies wishing to settle in the area. The effort put in place by ONDA since the creation of the aeropole has allowed this area to reach a very high level of maturity enabling it to offer real business opportunities and a real competitive advantage while offering investors the opportunity to take advantage of the entire value chain proposed by the operators already installed. This vision of development is accompanied today by new levers which are currently being realized, notably the creation of a logistics zone near the aeropole and a living center including a hotel complex, a shopping center and an office area.

3:45 - 4:15pm
Training by Airbus: The Future of Training
Mr Marc Wolde-Mikael, Training Business Development, AIRBUS
After a brief review of Airbus’ Global Market Forecast, we will address how Airbus is providing solutions to meet the global needs in Flight and Maintenance training. We will focus on Africa Market Forecast, highlighting the existing training needs and the forthcoming challenges. What are the new challenges observed in training as a result of the volume of pilots and maintenance personnel to be trained? How do we meet the needs of the market, whilst maintaining quality in training & airline profitability? Is it fair to say that the market requirements in training can affect our future training programme, content & offer? We want to address does questions through our experience, with and for our customers through a range of changes that we are implementing.

4:20 - 4:50pm
Ethiopian MRO Services
Mr Nebil Mohammed Shash, Director MRO Sales & Marketing, ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES
Ethiopian MRO Services is one of the business units under Ethiopian Aviation Group. Ethiopian MRO Services currently performing mainly Airframe, Engine and Component maintenances for Ethiopian and for more than 20+ Customers including seven total care customer fleets. The Ethiopian MRO Services like Ethiopian Airlines and Ethiopian Cargo Services is looking forward to be the Largest MRO service provider in Africa under the vision of “ET-MRO shall be the most competitive and leading provider of commercial aircraft Maintenance, repair, Overhaul services in Africa by 2025


Thursday, October 19 2017

09:00 - 09:30am
Latecoere Interconnection Systems Set In Morocco
Mr Frédéric Lecha, Managing Director, LATECOERE
Started in December 2015, Latecoere Interconnection Systems has over 270 employees and works on major Airbus programs (A350, A320). A quick ramp-up mainly due to government and partners support: GIMAS, IMA, ANAPEC, …

10:10 - 10:40am
Overview of Turkish Defence and Aerospace Industry
Mr Huseyin Kilic, Sectoral Strategies and Investment Planning Manager, SSM
The speaker will present the Top Reasons To Invest in Turkey and Sectors of Opportunity. He will also explain the Structure of Ministery of National Defense as well as Turkish Defence and Aerospace Industry Structure. Finally he will describe Industrialization Policy and Potential Cooperation Areas.

Mr Halil Tokel, CEO Consultant of Turkish Airlines and Turkish Technic, THY TECHNIC
Based at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport, TURKISH TECHNIC is the leading aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services company in the region. Certified through EASA 145, FAA and Turkish DGCA for the performance of maintenance services, TURKISH TECHNIC offers a variety of maintenance.

Ms Ece Haykir, Cluster Coordinator, OSSA
OSSA is a cluster representing 191 manufacturer SME’s with over 8600 staff in Turkey. OSSA is an interface between procurement authorities, universities and industry. OSSA members’ capabilities are mainly in machining, electronics, composite, plastic injection, surface improvement, R&D, final products and so on. As an EACP Member, OSSA Cluster helps members to develop their export to 48 countries. OSSA also organize Industrial Cooperation Days in Defense and Aerospace (ICDDA) B2B meetings to promote SME's globally since 2013.

Casablanca, Morocco

October 29 - 31, 2019