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Segment Meetings – Aircraft Maintenance – September 2019

We would like to invite you for the NAG's Segment Meetings on Friday September 27, 2019 from 09:30 - 14.00. We are pleased that Rotterdam The Hague Innovation Airport (RHIA) will host this meeting at Brasserie Waalhaven at Rotterdam The Hague Airport, an inspiring environment!

The purpose of the segment meetings is to share knowledge and discuss current topics within your segment.

The theme is: “Join us and develop the future of the aerospace & airport today - finding & funding the future".

Time schedule for the morning:

09:30    But  first… coffee! (or tea)
10:00    Get informed at the plenary session

  • Opening by Frank Jansen, Managing Director NAG and chairman of the day
  • Presentation by Bert Hooijer, program director RHIA “Sustainable innovation now”
    RHIA is the breeding ground for scalable product and service innovations in the aviation sector, with a positive and sustainable impact on the environment. Together with (project) partners from the regional and Dutch innovation ecosystem, innovation projects are realized that make the future of sustainable aviation a reality.
  • Duo presentation by Roy Klein Veldink, head of the department of economics and aviation policy I&W and Job Rosenhart, adviser RVO industry – aviation “accelerating sustainable innovations in aviation”. A conversation about what is needed to accelerate sustainable innovations; what priorities need to be set. What could a public-private partnership look like in order to optimally shape this acceleration.

  • Presentation by Louis Aartman, Aviation Business Consultant Lucht- en Ruimtevaart Nederland (LRN) "Sustainable aviation: business threat or business opportunity?"
    Aviation is the safest and fastest means of transportation and under great pressure to become significantly more sustainable through accelerating innovation and implementing changes in aircraft type, energy and business models. This huge transition will affect the whole ecosystem, and could be either be a threat or an opportunity for your business. Are you ready to stay on-board?

  • Presentation by Olga Lubbers, Chief Engineer Project Phoenix “Project Phoenix”
    Project Phoenix is a student team that focusses on making flying more sustainable and efficient by using liquid hydrogen and a boundary layer suction system challenging the way we are currently travelling.

11:00    A well-deserved break
11:15    Meeting your ‘own group’ - segment meetings
12:45    Food tastes better when you eat it together – lunch and wrap up of the day
14:00    The End!

We have done our best to find a trending topic for each segment that is interesting for everyone. See the result below.

Regardless of which segment you are active in, you can participate in a topic that appeals to your company. If your company is interested in participating in multiple sessions, feel free to sign up your colleagues as well. The more, the merrier!

Aircraft Maintenance

How do you deal with the dominance of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) in het aftermarket as a maintenance company?”

Moderator: Constant van Schaik, director/owner Samco Aircraft Maintenance and board member NAG

More and more is being protected by manufacturers. MRO companies have to pay more and more for licenses to use the manuals of the OEM's. How can you maintain or improve your competitive position?”

Presentations by:

  • Ron van Gestel, director of Engineering at Chromalloy Holland B.V. 
  • Corné van Rooy, Program manager GEnx "How partnership could mitigate the bad effects of OEM dominance"

Afterwards you will have the opportunity to share your own expertise/experience to this topic during the discussion.

We look forward to welcoming you at Rotterdam The Hague Airport on September 27, 2019.

Participating members

Event details:

Malpensabaan 3
3045 AL Rotterdam Netherlands

From: 27 Sep 2019
Till: 27 Sep 2019


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