PBEXPO 2022 Agenda
March 3 9:00 AM Exhibit Hall Opens

9:45 AM Keynote
Abdol Moabery CEO & President | GA Telesis

10:15 AM Keynote
Mike Byrom Vice President of Airport Services | Spirit Airlines

11:00 AM Panel Discussion: Digitizing the Supply Chain Moderator: Michael Denis | Executive, Aviation Strategy & Business Architect | Capgemini With Representatives from: Crean, Inc | Aerotrax | SNP | Spirit Airlines | Proven Air Technologies

Supply chain issues have not only become a massive challenge to the aviation industry, but to the global economy. In the Digitizing the Supply Chain Panel, we will introduce the technologies that can better forecast these issues.

Have supply chain deficiencies created opportunities to better trace material? Will the aviation industry finally “jump on board” and implement blockchain? What technologies can be used to enhance and improve deliveries within the supply chain?

Michael Denis Executive, Aviation Strategy & Business Architect | Capgemini
James Crean President / CTO, Co-Founder | CREAN, Inc.
Darren Shaw North American Cloud Business Leader | SNP
Phong Nguyen Dang Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer | Aerotrax Technologies
James Boccarossa Founder and CEO | ProvenAir Technologies
Joshua Abshire Senior Manager Technical Purchasing, Warranty, and Repairs | Spirit Airlines

11:45 AM Panel Discussion: The Evolving Connected Aircraft Moderator: Woodrow Bellamy | Editor-in-Chief | Avionics International With Representatives from: Avionica | SmartSky | GE Aviation | MEKCO Group

Over the last 5 years, many of the improvements to the passenger experience can be credited to aircraft connectivity. E-enabled aircrafts have opened new doors for predictive analytics, while improved Wi-Fi connections enhance in-flight entertainment and the overall passenger experience.

With so many new developments, how do we know our data is secure?

Woodrow Bellamy Editor-in-chief Avionics International
Scott Ridge Vice President, Product and Services | Avionica, LLC
William Utset President/CEO MEKCO Group
Ryan Stone President and Co-founder SmartSky Networks

12:30 PM Keynote
Andy Rector VP Software Engineering & Data Science | GE Aviation

1:15 PM Panel Discussion: The Aviation Workforce in a Post-COVID World Moderator: Sean Gallagan | CEO | Aviation Workforce Solutions With Representatives from: Aerotrax Technologies | Crean, Inc. | SCONCE | FEAM Aero Charlotte County Economic Development | Avbiz Aerospace Ventures

The COVID Pandemic has changed the way employees perform their daily duties, creating new challenges within the workforce - and subsequent workflows.

With technology advancements changing the way work is getting done, what does the future workforce need to know? How is AI automation & robotics impacting the future? How can the industry assure growth with growing labor shortages? What tech skills does our future workforce need to have? What role does AR/VR play? What efficiencies can be implemented with a smaller workforce?

Sean Gallagan CEO Aviation Workforce Solutions
James Crean President / CTO, Co-Founder | CREAN, Inc.
Vern Heyer Board Member and Partner SCONCE
David Bettenhausen CEO and Co-founder Aerotrax Technologies
Kay Tracy Business Recruitment Manager Charlotte County Economic Development
Aviv Tzur CEO | Avbiz Aerospace Ventures
Joseph Hernandez Vice President of Technology FEAM Aero

2:15 PM Keynote
Raul Segredo CEO | Avionica

3:00 PM Panel Discussion: Cybersecurity Unleashed Moderator: Mike Levin | CEO & Founder | Center for Information Security Awareness With Representatives from: Vistrada | Crean, Inc. | Simplitfy | Newtek | TriNet

As cyber security threats grow each day, the COVID-19 Pandemic adds to an already weakened response readiness across the aviation industry. Many businesses believe they are protected from cyber threats, but the reality reflects a crisis on the horizon.

How do you protect your business? What is being opened, visited and downloaded? What about at the manufacturing level or flight level? What technology should be implemented? What prevention tactics should companies adopt? Hear from cyber security and industry experts and gain insights to secure your business.

Mike Levin CEO & Founder Center for Information Security Awareness
Matt Malone Director of Cybersecurity Vistrada
Erick Solms President Simplitfy
James Crean President / CTO, Co-Founder | CREAN, Inc.
John Bromfield Senior Vice President of Business Development Newtek Technology Solutions
Lisa Waggoner Chief Privacy Officer TriNet

4:00 PM Networking Reception Hall D – Miami Beach Convention Center

6:00 PM Exhibit Hall Closes