2018 Aerospace Symposium & Networking
Thursday, April 26th from 2:00 – 7:00 pm
The Rockford Area Aerospace Network (RAAN) has scheduled the 3rd annual Aerospace Networking & Symposium event on Thursday, April 26th. Connect with Tier-1 Suppliers & Manufacturers and learn about the latest Innovations happening in Aerospace.
Sponsorship & Exhibition opportunities are available. Contact Anna Garrison for details.
Doors open at 1:45 pm with the symposium beginning at 2:00 pm.
2:15 – 2:45 pm
Waleed Said, PhD of Zunum Aero will speak about the Hybrid Electric Aircraft.
Advanced Manufacturing Innovation
2:45 – 3:55 pm
How are robots in manufacturing and advanced materials changing the world of manufacturing? Brendan Behrens of Woodward and Fernando Sciammarella, PhD from NIU/Questek explore these topics.
3:55 – 4:25 pm
Sponsor & Exhibitor Raffle
4:25 – 4:35 pm
4:35 – 5:45 pm
Advancements in Additive Manufacturing are changing everything from prototypes to final products. Electro Optical Systems, Stratasys CATI, and 3D Platform discuss the innovation happening with additive metals and manufacturing.
5:45 – 7:00 pm
Representatives from GE Aviation, UTC Aerospace, and Woodward, Inc. will be present to connect with attendees interested in becoming suppliers to Tier-1 companies. Companies who have gone through the process to become suppliers will also be available to provide perspective and answer questions.
Friday, April 27th
Woodward, Inc. – Rock Cut Campus Tour
9:00 – 10:30 am
The deadline for registration is Monday, April 16th
. Complete the form below, if you have questions contact Anna Garrison
SPONSORSHIP & EXHIBITOR
* Speakers and topics subject to change without notice.