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Tuesday August 7, 2012 at 4:30 PM EDT
Wednesday August 8, 2012 at 5:30 PM EDT

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August 7th Reception - Landmark Inn at 230 North Front Street in Marquette, MI 49855

Up Front & Company 
102 E Main Street
Marquette, MI 49855

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Green Aviation Conference - Aerospace Innovation 2020: Upcoming technologies that will pave the way for new and future aviation platforms! 

Schedule of Events:

AUGUST 7th, 2012

4:30pm - 5:30pm Guest Registration - Landmark Inn

5:30pm - 7:30pm Cocktail Reception - Landmark Inn

AUGUST 8th, 2012

2012 Green Aviation Conference & Exhibit Hall Open 

  • 7:30am Registration and Breakfast - Up Front & Company
  • 8:30am Welcoming Address - presented by Glen Simula, Chairman Upper Michigan Green Aviation Coalition and President GS Engineering, Inc.
  • 8:35am Building Tomorrow's Aircraft Today - presented by Kevin Billings, Director of Logistics Concepts, Lockheed Martin Corporate Logistics and Sustainment Group.
  • 9:15am The Future of Greener Aerospace Initiatives and Technologies - presented by Sylvain Cofsky, CEO, Green Aviation Research and Development Network CA
  • 9:45am Green Technologies Today: Successes - presented by Charles Bushman, CEO, Arcadia Aerospace and Scott Thams, CTO PPI Aerospace
  • 10:40am Coffee Break
  • 11:00am Greener Skies Start with Greener Airlines - presented by Keith Lawless, Principal Director, Durability et Sustainment, Air Transat CA
  • Lunch Speaker - Negotiating with Tier-1 and OEMS - presented by Gavin Brown, CEO, Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association
  • 1:30pm US-Canada Business Joint Ventures and Related ITAR Issues - presented by David Lick, Lawyer, Foster Swift
  • 2:15pm The Green Side of Helicopters - presented by Jerry Mullins, Enstrom Helicopter
  • 3:00pm Coffee Break
  • 3:15pm All Roads Lead to Innovation: How to Foster Innovation in SMEs - presented by Sylvain Cofsky, Quebec Aerospace Industry Research Consortium; William Predebon, Dean Mechanical Engineering Michigan Technological University; Glen Simula, CEO GS Engineering
  • 4:15 Closing Remarks - presented by Vikki Kulju, Managing Director, Upper Michigan Green Aviation Coalition
  • 4:30pm Closing Cocktail Reception - Up Front & Company



Conference - $100.00 per Person

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