The Arizona Technology Council, Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) and the Arizona MEP recently hosted the eighth annual Conference for Arizona’s Aerospace, Aviation, Defense + Manufacturing community on Thursday, November 12, 2020.
Attendees heard the latest trends, challenges and forecasts in the aerospace manufacturing industry, and hear insider knowledge from industry leaders. From amazing exhibitors to keynote speakers and expert panels, this is one event worth listening to.
Moderated by PADT, Inc. Principal and Co-Owner Eric Miller, a distinguished panel of experts from Stratasys, Honeywell Aerospace, Boeing and Raytheon Technologies shared their expertise and insight on how 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is changing the aerospace and aviation industry sectors.
Sr. Technical Manager Honeywell Aerospace
Sr. Principal Engineer
Observing Our Earth, A New Generation of Remote Sensing Solutions
SPEAKER: RYAN HARTMAN
Chief Executive Officer
Ryan M. Hartman is the president and CEO of WorldView Enterprises, a provider of earth observation and remote sensing products from the stratosphere. Hartman previously served as the CEO of Insitu, a pioneer in the design, development and manufacturing of high-performance, low-cost unmanned aircraft systems. Ryan was previously the SVP of programs at Insitu, as well as the SVP of Business Development. Prior to Insitu, Hartman led Raytheon’s Unmanned Systems directorate of the Advanced Programs division.
Hartman is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy, and a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He serves on the board of directors for the LuMind Foundation, an organization committed to advancing Down Syndrome cognition research. He also serves on the board of directors for the Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR), a non-profit organization that manages facilities and airspace for testing UAS to ensure the safe integration of UAS into the National Airspace System. Hartman also served as the UAS representative on the FAA Next Gen Advisory Committee and on the FAA Drone Advisory Committee.
AEROSPACE, AVIATION & DEFENSE PANEL:
Moderated by Meggitt PLC General Manager Sarah Morris, a group of industry experts from Honeywell Aerospace, Meggitt PLC, ZeroAvia and AeroDynamic Advisory shared their insight and expertise on the future of sustainable flying.
CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
“The State of Battery Manufacturing: A Window of Opportunity for Arizona”
President and CEO
Annette Finsterbusch has dedicated her career to driving growth and building value through successfully identifying, financing, and developing novel innovations into products and businesses both in early-stage startups and Fortune 500 companies. With 25 years of experience in senior corporate business development roles and as a corporate venture capital investor, Finsterbusch excels in companies requiring a turnaround. As a certified integral coach, she enjoys developing exceptional young managers
EnPower, Inc. is an early-stage startup developing next-generation Li-ion batteries that have fast-charging and long cycle-life capabilities—critical enablers to the mass electrification of vehicles. Our R&D, pilot-manufacturing, and sales operations are based out of our engineering facility & headquarters located in the north Phoenix–Deer Valley area.
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