AGENDA: TUESDAY, AUGUST 22

PRIMES DAY

Please note: This agenda is subject to change. We are especially mindful that the defense interests of our nation may take precedence over the interests of this conference. The staffing and operational needs of Tinker Air Force Base may require modification of the final event program.

7:45 am | Registration opens

8:30 am – 9:25 am | Opening Session
Welcome and Introductions: Captain John “Irish” Keilty, US Navy (Retired)
Featured Presenters: The Honorable Governor Mary Fallin and Lt. General Lee K. Levy II, Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center

9:25 am – 9:35 am | Exhibits Open/Break with Exhibitors

9:35 am – 9:45 am | Facilitator’s Welcome
Mr. Garry Richey, Owner, Richey Leadership Group

9:45 am – 10:15 am | Premier Title Sponsor: Northrop Grumman

10:00 am – 4:00 pm | Supplier Search Interviews

10:15 am – 10:45 am | Premier Sponsor: The Boeing Company – “The Services Landscape”
Mr. Ed Dolanski, Vice President of Government Services, Boeing Global Services

10:45 am – 11:15 am | Department of Defense/Defense Logistics Agency (Aviation) – “Enabling Solutions to Readiness”
Colonel John Waggoner, Director, Customer Operations
Synopsis: DLA Aviation enables readiness to their customers through diverse supplier relationships. They are enhancing their current state by expanding performance in basic and core business processes while focusing on impacting initiatives. This briefing will discuss how leveraging strategic supplier capabilities through tools like their Captains of Industry Supplier Capability Contracts can increase system responsiveness and better provide for the customer.

11:15 am – 11:45 am | Premier Sponsor: RBC MRO Services – “Supporting the War Fighter through Engineered Solutions”
Mr. Jeffery Post, Divisional President for RBC Bearings
Synopsis: This presentation will cover unique design solutions to support current and aging military aircraft and engines. Selected examples will be covered that address inservice field issues. These examples range from solutions for unique performance and durability issues, and extend to the development of inventive repairs or specially designed products to replace assemblies that no longer have an available source of supply.

11:45 am – 12:45 pm | Lunch

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm | Panel: 20% No-Bid
Panel Members: Panel Members: Mr. David Kerns, Director of Engineering, DLA Aviation (Richmond, VA); Dr. Kristian Olivero, Oklahoma City-Air Logistics Complex/Engineering; Floyd Moore, Deputy Director of Supply Operations, DLA Aviation (Richmond, VA); Julia Séas, Strategic Alternate Sourcing Program Office (SASPO); Larry Findeiss, Oklahoma Bid Assistance Center (OBAN)—Oklahoma’s DLA Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC); and Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance—Oklahoma’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)
Synopsis: The No-Bid Working Group was suggested by Tinker AFB leadership to bring groups working on resolving parts shortages together with organizations engaged with industry to share ideas and methods and achieve greater success in fulfillment. The Tinker and the Primes panel will report on the initial discussions of the working group. Other organizations may be included in discussions, including contracting personnel and sustainment personnel as barriers are identified and solutions sought to resolve parts shortages.

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm | Prime Sponsor: Lockheed Martin – “F-35 Sustainment: A Glorbal Operation”
Mr. Tom Owen, Vice President of Sustainment Strategies, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Synopsis:
This presentation will show how the F-35 Sustainment System is currently supporting over 220 operational aircraft in four different countries. The global sustainment posture will grow from its current state to one that supports over 600 aircraft in 10 countries by 2020. The F-35 Global Sustainment System is managed by the Hybrid-Product Support Integrator, delivering increased performance with life-cycle cost reductions through a unified air system sustainment offering.

2:15 pm – 2:25 pm | Break

2:25 pm – 2:55 pm | Prime Sponsor: Perfect Point EDM – “Revolutionizing MRO – One Fastener at a Time”
Mr. Larry Harrell, President and CEO, Perfect Point EDM Corporation
Synopsis:
Game changing technology is always met with skepticism and rightfully so – especially when it comes to the safety of our warfighters and support teams. Aircraft maintainers have an awesome responsibility to provide mission ready aircraft. Industry’s job is to support that effort to improve aircraft maintenance efficiency and improve maintenance safety. This presentation will discuss revolutionizing maintenance, repair, and overhaul.

2:55 pm – 3:25 pm | Prime Sponsor: General Atomics – “Innovating with General Atomics Systems Integration”
Mr. Scott Sappenfield, Vice president, Engineering Services Division, General Atomics Systems Integration
Synopsis:
This briefing will present an overview and the capabilities of General Atomics and its affiliate company, General Atomics Systems Integration, LLC. Also included will be specific  examples of several GA-SI innovations where the development and fielding of tooling and fixtures increased depot capability and aircraft availability as well as decreased operational costs.

3:25 pm – 3:55 pm | Air Force Life Cycle Management Center – “Overview of the KC-10, KC-46A, and KC-135”
Colonel R. Mark Mocio, Chief, Legacy Tanker Division
Synopsis: 
This briefing will present an overview of aircraft and  commodities at Tinker Air Force Base for the next five years. Included will be an in-depth look at the KC-46A, KC-10, and KC-135.

4:30 pm | Exhibits Close