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Nagoya Trade & Industry Center

Sept. 26-28, 2023

International B2B Matchmaking event for the aerospace supply chain

Aeromart Nagoya 2023 Conference Program

SEPTEMBER 26, 2023

10:00 - 10:10    Chairman's Welcome and Conference Commencement

Sosuke Nagayama, Partner, DELOITTE

10:10 - 10:30    Japan and Malaysia: Navigating the Future of the Aircraft Supply Chain

Junichi Iwasaki, Director, Aircraft Component and Material Industries Office, Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry, Japan

Prof. Ts. Shamsul Kamar, Chief Executive Officer, National Aerospace Industry Corporation Malaysia

10:30 - 10:50   Boeing Business in Japan

Jon Lilja, Sr. Manager, Supply Chain Asia Business Development, Boeing

10:50 - 11:10    Development Status of Composite Structural Technology for Commercial Airplane with an Eye Toward Net Zero

Hiroyuki Tanaka, Senior Chief Engineer, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

11:10 - 11:30      Morning Break

11:30 - 11:50    Innovation Driving the Net Zero Energy Transition

Adam Hollis, Senior Supply Chain Manager, Rolls-Royce Japan

11:50 - 12:40    Panel Discussion: Current and Potential Opportunities for Material Innovation in Space and Aerospace

  • Changing Design Criteria for Materials in Electric Aviation
  • Connecting materials science developments with industrial capabilities
  • How is Material Innovation Improving Engineering Design, Performance and Methodology?
  • Additive manufacturing for aerospace: developments and opportunities


Kayne Ikeda, Senior Channel Manager - Japan & South Korea, Ultimaker


Hitoshi Sakurai, CTO, NTT Data XAM Technologies Corporation
Kenneth Keegan, Executive Vice President, Jonal Laboratories
Tomohiro Oyama, General Manager – AM Innovation Center, Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp.
Max Di Domenico, GE Additive Product Manager, GE Additive
Christopher Schmitz, Team Leader Additive Minds, EOS

12:40 - 14:00    Lunch Break

14:00 - 14:50    Organized with AICHI-NAGOYA AEROSPACE CONSORTIUM (ANAC) 

Panel Discussion: How is Japan Fostering a New Space Value Chain?

  • Public and private opportunities in the space economy
  • Leveraging the New Space industry developments
  • Combining home-grown advantages with international collaboration to advance Japan’s space supply chain
  • Diversification into space: challenges and opportunities
  • Attracting, recruiting and training the industrial workforce needed to build and sustain space manufacturing capabilities?

Panel Moderator: Munetaka Ueno, Research Director, JAXA


Hidehito Shiratsu, General Manager, Yokogawa Electric Corporation 
Toshihiro Obata, Board Director & General Manager, Synspective Inc 
Hiroshi Koyama, Defense & Space Systems Group Fellow, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation 
Misuzu Onuki, Aerospace Business Consultant

14:50 - 15:40    Panel Discussion: The Future of Passenger Air Travel

  • Human-centric aviation: the key to future industry success?
  • Building the next-generation ecosystem for urban air mobility
  • Redefining economic and service models for electric aviation
  • How can the aerospace supply chain adapt to future aircraft requirements?
  • Developing lightweight, adaptable, and green design concepts

Panel Moderator:

Kenichi Yamamoto, Director for Policy Planning and Coordination, Advanced Air Mobility Office, Manufacturing Industries Bureau, METI 


Asa Quesenberry, Founder, SkyScape
Kenji Nakagawa, Air Mobility Business Development Department /General Manager, Skydrive Inc
Takahiro Morimoto, CEO, SkyLink Technologies

15:40- 15:55    Afternoon Break

15:50 - 16:30    New Developments Stimulate Cooperation Opportunities (En)

Remy Moreau, International Cooperation, Senior Director, Airbus

16:15 – 16:55   Defense Business Dialogue - Navigating Future Potential (En)

Bernice Kissinger, Chief Engagement & Outreach Officer (CEOO), Tech Accelerator
Mica Imamura, CEO, Armatus

16:55  Chair Closing Remarks and Conference Close

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About Aeromart Nagoya

Aeromart Nagoya is an international B2B event that focuses on manufacturing technologies for the aerospace supply chain.

  • Summit – September 24
  • Meetings, Workshops, Exhibition – September 25-26


Nagoya Trade & Industry Center, Japan

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