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Speaker Presentations

Arranged alphabetically by surname/last name of speaker. Panels are listed by moderator's surname/last name with panelists arranged alphabetically thereafter.

Opportunities for Partnership in Spain
Jordi Boada
Trade Commissioner
Embassy of Spain for the Southeast United States

Immaculada Gutierrez
Office Director
Invest in Andalucia

Taiwan Industrial Cooperation
Brian Chang
Industrial Participation Program Manager
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Peru Update
General Wolfgang Dupeyrat Luque
Director General of Material Resources
Ministry of Defence, Peru

Under the Hood of ICA's Annual Report
Ziva Eger
General Director
Industrial Cooperation Authority (ICA), Israel

Saudi Arabia Update
Gary Franklin
Senior Manager, Industrial Cooperation Principal
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Raul Lopez
Senior Manager, Industrial Partnership
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control

Australia Update
Roger Grose
Counsellor International Defence Material
Embassy of Australia

Global Science and Technology Partnerships Panel (no slides provided)
Moderator:
Nafiz Karabudak
Corporate Global Technology Manager
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Panelists:
Cisco: Global Science and Technology Partnerships
Edrei Du Toit
Offset Manager
Cisco

FESTO Didactic: Technology Training and Education
Daniel Rodriguez
Head of Global Education Projects
FESTO Didactic

Custom Solutions for Satisfying Offset Obligations
Paul Lambert
Assistant Dean
Georgetown University

Exporting the Third Offset (slides coming soon)
Mikhail Grinberg
Associate Principal
Renaissance Strategic Advisors

U.S. Government Offset Regulations, Korean Offset Issues, and U.S. Export Control Reform
Dak Hardwick
Assistant Vice President, International Affairs
Aerospace Industries Association (AIA)

IAI's Experience with Risk Management and Offset Contracts
Hadas Hope Hartzvi
Director, Industrial Cooperation
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)

Latin America:  What Now?
Donna Hrinak
President
Boeing Latin America

South Africa Update
Mmetsa Komane
Department of Trade & Industry (the DTI), South Africa

Recent Developments Impacting Trade in Light of the Geopolitical Environment and the New U.S. Administration
Rodney Ludema
Associate Professor 
School of Foreign Service and Department of Economics
Georgetown University

An Insider's View of American National Security Interests in the Middle East
Dr. Eric Mandel
Director
MEPIN

Colombia Update (slides coming soon)
Katerina Paton Colonia
Coordinator of Industrial and Social Cooperation - Offset
Ministry of Defense, Colombia

Paths to Offset Innovation: Better Solutions to New Requirements
Jennifer Potts
Director, Industrial Participation and Offsets
Bell Helicopter

Nuisance or Enabler: Offset and Business Development Collaboration
Moderator:
Jennifer Potts
Director, Industrial Participation and Offsets
Bell Helicopter

Panelists:
Keith Flail
VP Advanced Tiltrotor Systems
Bell Helicopter

Linda Scott
Industrial Cooperation Director
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Where to Place Offset in the Company Organization to Support Business
Beatrice Puton
Director, Industrial Cooperation & Offset
RUAG

Malaysia Update (slides coming soon)
Dato' Zailani Safari
Chief Executive Officer
Technology Depository Agency Berhad, Malaysia

Knowledge Sharing Session Report (no slides provided)
Dato' Zailani Safari
Chief Executive Officer
Technology Depository Agency Berhad, Malaysia

Age Skoelv
Principal Researcher
Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, Norway

India Panel
Moderator:
Ben Schwartz
Senior Director for Defense and Aerospace1
USIBC
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Panelists:
Suzlon's Make in India - Advanced Composites 
Sandeep Lonkar
President
Suzlon Energy Ltd

Destination India - Make in India
Dhiraj Mathur
Partner
National A&D Practice
PricewaterhouseCoopers Pvt. Ltd. (PwC)

Practical Tips for Avoiding Legal and Business Problems in Offset Transactions
Moderator:
Laurence Van Bockel
Partner
Constructive Edge

Panelists:
Ralph Gonzalez
Senior Corporate Counsel, International
Raytheon Company

Brenda Swick
Partner
Dickinson Wright

Howard Weissman
Attorney
Baker & McKenzie

The U.S. Trade Agenda and Industrial Cooperation
Mark Webber
Director, International Trade Policy
Lockheed Martin Corporation

 

Conference & Training Schedule

Below are the schedules for Training and the Conference.  Individual speaker sessions will take place during the "Speaker Presentations”.  Exact times for each of the speaker presentations will be available two weeks before the Conference and onsite at Conference Registration. 

SUNDAY
OCTOBER 29

08:30 am – 09:00 am   
Training Registration (Lobby Bridge) 

09:00 am – 03:00 pm   
Knowledge Sharing Session (For Registered Government Officials) 

09:00 am – 03:30 pm   
Introduction to Offset Training (For Registered Industry Attendees)

04:00 pm – 07:00 pm   
Conference Registration  (Lobby Bridge)

06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Opening Reception (Courtyard, Weather Back Up: Ballroom Salon 1 & Foyer)

MONDAY
OCTOBER 30

06:30 am – 08:00 am   
Breakfast (Ballroom Patio and Salon 1)  

07:00 am – 12:00 pm   
Conference Registration(Ballroom FoyerA) 

08:00 am – 10:00 am   
Opening Remarks (Ballroom Salons 2 - 4 ) 

10:00 am – 10:30 am   
Networking Break

10:30 am – 12:00 pm   
Speaker Presentations

12:00 pm – 01:30 pm   
Lunch (Ballroom Patio and Salon 1)

01:30 pm – 03:30 pm   
Speaker Presentations

03:30 pm – 04:00 pm 
 
GOCA Annual Business Meeting

05:00 pm – 09:00 pm 
 
Networking Event (Ritz-Carlton's Grand Lawn and Beach)

TUESDAY
OCTOBER 31

06:30 am – 08:00 am   
Breakfast (Ballroom Patio and Salon 1)

08:00 am – 10:00 am   
Speaker Presentations (Salons 2 - 4)

10:00 am – 10:30 am   
Networking Break

10:30 am – 12:00 pm   
Speaker Presentations

12:00 pm – 01:30 pm   
Lunch (Ballroom Patio and Salon 1)

01:30 pm – 03:00 pm   
Speaker Presentations

06:00 pm – 09:00 pm   
Conference Reception & Dinner (Rusty Pelican)

WEDNESDAY
NOVEMBER 1

08:00 am – 8:30 am     
Training Registration (Plaza Ballroom Foyer B)
08:30 am - 12:00 pm                      
Government Offset Policy (For Registered Industry Attendees and Registered Government Officials, Plaza Ballroom)

01:00 pm - 04:00 pm                      
Building an Offset Strategy (For Registered Industry Attendees, Plaza Ballroom)

11:00 am                      
Individual Networking and Check-out from Hotel

 

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