Day One

9:00 am - 9:15 am CHAIRPERSON’S OPENING ADDRESS

9:15 am - 10:00 am OPTIMIZING ENTERPRISE VALUE THROUGH CONNECTIVITY FOR FLIGHT AND MRO EFFICIENCIES

·· Optimizing enterprise value through connectivity for Flight and MRO efficiencies
·· Creating more efficient sharing of data by connecting aircraft fleets
·· Crowdsourcing weather and flight data for safer and more efficient flight paths
·· Improving safety and reducing operational costs through continuous access and collection of fleet information

Steve McFeely, Deputy Director/Chief Engineer - Maintenance & Leasing Solutions, Boeing

10:00 am - 10:45 am NAVIGATING THE REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT

·· Meeting regulatory challenges across different geographiess
·· Working with regulators to develop safety baselines for new technologies
·· Overcoming competing needs of regulatory agencies

Greg Bowles, VP of Global Regulatory Affairs, General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)

10:45 am - 11:15 am NETWORKING BREAK

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Tracking Early Stages of Operational Use of EFB through Data Transmission and Evaluation

·· Monitoring how various aircraft within fleet operate during different phases of flight
·· Sending data back to suppliers/avionics manufacturers to help improve performance of existing and future products
·· Ensuring installation of new systems/parts do not add significant weight and drag

Dan Smith, Manager, Aircraft Systems Engineering Hawaiian Airlines
Scott Shipley, CIO, WxOps Inc. & Director for WxAnalyst LTD

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm LUNCH

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm DESIGNING AIRCRAFT CYBER SECURITY AND AIRCRAFT SYSTEM INFORMATION SECURITY PROTECTION (ASISP)

·· How do cyber security and aircraft system information security protection differ?
·· Protecting against exploitation of aircraft electronic access points via public networks
·· Ensuring software updates and data sent over the air are inaccessible by third-parties
·· Examining system vulnerabilities: IFE and connectivity systems.

Pete Skaves, Chief Scientific & Technical Advisor for Advanced Avionics, FAA

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm PREPARING FOR INCREASING THREAT LANDSCAPES AS FLIGHTS BECOME MORE CONNECTED AND DIGITIZED

·· Securing new digitization components
·· Strategies to track communication link traffic to prevent security breaches
·· Creating internal policies to develop best practices to meet an expanding threat landscape

Siobvan Nyikos, Associate Technical Fellow, BCA Cybersecurity PD, Boeing

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm NETWORKING BREAK

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm PROCESSING LARGE DATA SETS TO ASSESS THE HEALTH OF CRITICAL AVIONICS SYSTEMS AND AIRCRAFT COMPONENTS

·· Embedding data-centric architectures into aircraft maintenance monitoring
·· Electronic reporting, diagnostics and early warning of possible component defects through sensors to save costs
·· Streamlining inspections and pre-planning repairs or replacements of aircraft parts/systems based on health trend analysis

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm CREATING A GLOBAL MONITORING AND COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

·· Transformation of aircraft fleets into a systems of nodes and communication networks
·· Achieving full-time global connectivity through orbiting satellite constellations with overlapping coverage
·· Overcoming rain fade and the variance in reliability of broadband flight connectivity systems