2022 Aerospace, Aviation, Defense and Manufacturing Conference



The Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) are hosting the tenth annual conference for Arizona’s aerospace, aviation, defense and manufacturing community on Thursday, July 7 from 1:00 – 6:00 PM at Venue8600 in Scottsdale.

Attendees will gain a full understanding of the latest trends, challenges, and forecasts in the aerospace manufacturing industry, and hear insider knowledge from industry professionals. From amazing exhibitors to keynote speakers and expert panels presented by PADT, Honeywell, Benchmark, BlackBar Engineering, Arizona Commerce Authority, Arizona Manufacturing Extension PartnershipAerospace Arizona Association, Arizona Chapter of the National Tooling & Machining Association, Raytheon, Oryx Additive, and Darling Geomatics. This is an event you do not want to miss.

Agenda (subject to change):
1:00 PM | Registration/Sponsor Tabletop Exhibits Open
1:30 PM | Opening Remarks/Sponsor Presentations – Steven G. Zylstra, Arizona Technology Council
1:45 PM | Opening Keynote Speaker – TBA
2:00 PM | Panel Presentation | The Business of AADM in AZ
Callie Groth, Owner and Chief Executive, BlackBar Engineering, Candy Chatawanich, Sr. Director for Power Systems Engineering, Honeywell, Minesh Patel, Sr. Director, Supply Chain Solutions, Benchmark, Jim Harrison, Senior Client Advisor, Arizona Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Mignonne Hollis, President, Aerospace Arizona Association
Moderator – Eric Miller, Co-Owner & Principal, PADT, Inc.
2:45 PM | 15 Minute Break
3:00 PM | Spotlight Chats/Presentations (Schedule to appear)
#1 | Darling GeomaticsMary Darling, Principal Owner
#2 | SBIR – TBA, Arizona Commerce Authority
#3 | MEP Update – Adam Fuess, Senior Client Advisor, Arizona Manufacturing Extension Partnership
#4 | Oryx Additive, Keith Jeffcoat, CEO
#5 | Arizona Chapter of the National Tooling & Machining Association, Bill Jordan, President
#6 | Raytheon, Ivonne E. May, Director, Advanced Air Dominance Programs
5:00 PM | Closing Remarks/Networking Happy Hour Begins
6:00 PM | Event Ends

Cost to attend:
AZTC Members – $35  |  Non-AZTC Members – $50




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Sponsorship starts at just $1500 for this event. 
Contact us at [email protected] to become a sponsor.


8600 E. Anderson Dr.
Scottsdale , Arizona 85255




July 7, 2022


1:00 PM - 6:00 PM


[AZTC - $35] [Non-AZTC Member - $50]