Second Annual Aerospace, Aviation, Defense and Manufacturing Requirements Day
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .


Arizona Commerce Authority
Suntron Corporation
Sustaining Edge Solutions, Inc.


Scottsdale Hilton Resort & Villas
6333 North Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85250



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Date: 3/14/2013
Time: 12:30 PM TO 6:30 PM

Event Description:

For members of the aerospace and defense community, AZTC is offering a major opportunity for you to connect with potential new partners in March. The Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) are hosting the second annual Requirements Conference for Arizona’s Aerospace, Aviation & Defense Community on Thursday, March 14th at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas.

For defense contractors, the event will be your chance to take the spotlight as you explain your needs with subcontractors. For smaller manufacturers and service providers, you will be able to present and talk directly with A&D decision-makers to learn how to best meet their requirements.

The Council is collaborating with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA)The Arizona Chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and The Arizona Tooling & Machining Association (ATMA) for this great event. The Conference will consist of presentations, a keynote speaker and cocktail reception/expo.

Conference Details:
Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013
Location: Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas

Conference Agenda:
12:30pm – 1:00pm | Registration opens
1:00pm -1:15pm | Conference opening remarks by Steve Zylstra, president & CEO, AZTC
1:15pm - 2:00pm|  Manufacturers and service provider presentations
2:00pm - 2:15pm | Break
2:15pm – 4:00pm |ACA UAS Brief/Prime Contractors presentations
4:00pm – 4:15pm | Break
4:15pm - 5:00pm | Keynote Speaker
5:00pm – 6:30pm | Cocktail Reception/Exhibits

Manufacturers and Service Provider Presentations:
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Arizona Tooling & Machining Association
MJS Designs, Inc.
PADT, Inc.
Sustaining Edge Solutions, Inc.
Obsidian Strategics
Great Western Registrar
Tucson Supplier Partnership

Prime Contractor Presentations:
Ft Huachuca, Mr. Jerry Proctor
Honeywell Aerospace
Arizona Commerce Authority/UAS
Northrop Grumman
Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials Company
Nammo Talley
Universal Avionics Systems Corporation
Raytheon Missile Systems

Arizona Technology Council
Arizona Commerce Authority
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Arizona Tooling & Machining Association
Obsidian Strategics
Praxis Resources Inc
Sustaining Edge Solutions, Inc.
OneNeck IT Services
MJS Designs, Inc.
PADT, Inc.
Great Western Registrar
Nammo Talley
CJ Manufacturing
The Defense Contractor Complex
ICM Document Solutions
Wallace, Plese + Dreher, LLP
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
Prime Solutions Group, Inc
Tucson Supplier Partnership
Prototron Circuits
Titanium Metal Supply, Inc.
University of Arizona College of Engineering
Lee & Associates
Tower Solutions
American Barcode and RFID, Inc.
Tucson Embedded Systems Inc.

Cost to Attend:
Arizona Technology Council Member - $40
SME or ATMA Member - $40
Non-Arizona Technology Council Member - $60

For sponsorship information please contact the AZTC at or call 602-343-8324 x104.

Partner Organizations:
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA)
The Arizona Commerce Authority is the state’s aggressive, premier economic development agency tasked with improving Arizona’s overall economy through the creation of quality jobs.  The ACA focuses on the attraction of valuable business to Arizona, the expansion of existing business and the creation of new business.   Armed with a host of some of the most competitive incentives in the county, the ACA assists companies within Arizona, around the country and around the world.  Target industries include aerospace and defense, semiconductors, bioscience, optics and renewable energy.

The Arizona Chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers  is the premier source for manufacturing knowledge, education and networking. Through its many programs, events, magazines, publications and online training division, Tooling U, SME connects manufacturing practitioners to each other, to the latest technologies and to the most up-to-date manufacturing processes. SME has members around the world and is supported by a network of chapters and technical communities. A 501(c)3 organization, SME is a leader in manufacturing workforce development issues, working with industry, academic and government partners to support the current and future skilled workforce.

Arizona Tooling & Machining Association (ATMA)
The Arizona Chapter of the National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA), is a trade association comprised of member companies located throughout the State of Arizona. Our chapter was formed in 1972 and is one of 49 state chapters. Our industry supplies the necessary precision tooling and machining for such vital industries as defense, automotive, aerospace, appliance, business machines, electronics, agricultural implements, ordnance, transportation, environmental, construction equipment, nuclear, and many more. In point of fact, nearly every manufacturer does business at one time or another with the contract tooling and machining industry


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