• 2018.11.26
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Firm Program for the Asia Aircraft Supply Chain Forum held by METI (November 27, 2018)

On November 27, 2018, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) will hold the Asia Aircraft Supply Chain Forum to discuss ideal approaches to developing efficient and resilient Asian aircraft supply chains, bringing together representatives and officials of the governmental and industrial sectors in Asia–a region in which demand for aircraft is expected to grow–and stakeholders of large aircraft companies which are embarking on development of business in Asia.

Outline of the forum

Date and time: November 27 (Tue.), 2018; from 13:00 to 16:00

Venue: International Conference Room, 7th floor of Conference Tower, Tokyo Big Sight
(admission is free; prior registration is required.)

Organizers: METI, the Nationwide Network of Aircraft Manufacturing Clusters (NAMAC) -secretariat: Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies (SJAC), and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)



・Opening remarks:
Mr. Naoshi Hirose
Director-General,Trade Policy Minister’s Secretariat(Manufacturing Industries Bureau), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

H.E. Dr. Santi Kiranand, Vice Miniser, Ministry of Industry, Thailand
Mr. Riduan Rahman,Director, Malaysian Investment Development Authority Tokyo

The Commercial Airplane Market Outlook, and Winning Supplier Partnerships
Mr. Pradeep Fernandes, Managing Director,International Strategy & Business Development, Boeing

Growing with Vietnam Footprints and Future
  Mr. Toshihiko Kai, President & CEO, NIKKISO CO., LTD.

・Panel discussion
Mr. Norifumi Hagimoto,  CEO, AM Systems Co.,Ltd.  (Former Vice Chairman, Tamagawa Seiki Co., Ltd.)

Mr. Greg Gernhardt, VP Customer Strategy, UTC Aerospace Systems
Mr. Guy Bonaud, General Delegation, SAFRAN Japan
Mr. Varadaram Badri, Senior Manager, Business Development, TATA Advanced Martials
Mr. Tiehlin Yen, Secretary General, Taiwan Aerospace Industry Association

Note: Simultaneous interpretation between Japanese and English will be available.


How to attend (Application is Required )
Access to the application form



Leaflet: Asia Aircraft Supply Chain Forum

Information & Program Update


METI press release          http://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2018/0926_004.html

Tokyo Big Site Location    http://www.bigsight.jp/english/hotel/map/