This Week: Free Aircraft Parts Conference (and PreConference Trivia Contest)

This week MARPA will feature a free two-day conference on aircraft parts manufacturing issues. The conference will run from 11AM EDT until 1 PM EDT on Wednesday and Thursday. Everyone from the ASA Community is invited.

The conference is open to the public and features a number of really great speakers packed into these two hour sessions. The day one keynote speaker Kofi Appah, the FedEx Express Managing Director for Aircraft Materiel and Air Operations. The day two keynote speaker is FAA Associate Administrator Ali Bahrami. Speakers from airlines, A4A, EASA, IATA and other sources will discuss economic factors, regulatory factors, and commercial factors affecting the aviation parts market and they will help chart the way forward. Click here for the full agenda.

And, for those who want to learn more about PMA parts, the FAA will provide a “PMA 101” workshop on October 20th at 11 AM EDT. Thi ssession is also free for anyone who registers for the Conference.

You can register for this free conference online at the MARPA website (click on the registration link to register through the “jotform”).

Normally, these conferences feature a premeeting reception on the night before the conference. Since we cannot get together physically, there will be a gathering on October 20 (tomorrow) at 5 pm EDT. That gathering will include a trivia contest and an opportunity to join the discussions.

DATE: October 20, 2020
TIME: 5:00pm Eastern – 5:30pm Eastern
MEETING ID: 827 7024 5563, URL PASSCODE: PMAparts DIAL IN NUMBER: +1 646 558 8656, PASSCODE: 74065836 TRIVIA WEBSITE LINK: (Kahoot session number will be provided during the Conference Kickoff).

About Jason Dickstein
Mr. Dickstein is the President of the Washington Aviation Group, a Washington, DC-based aviation law firm. Since 1992, he has represented aviation trade associations and businesses that include aircraft and aircraft parts manufacturers, distributors, and repair stations, as well as both commercial and private operators. Blog content published by Mr. Dickstein is not legal advice; and may not reflect all possible fact patterns. Readers should exercise care when applying information from blog articles to their own fact patterns.

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