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Aerospace & Defense Supplier Innovation: Ohio’s Leading Edge


March 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm


100th Bomb Group

20920 Brookpark Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44135


Aerospace & Defense Supplier Innovation:  Ohio’s Leading Edge

Leading aerospace companies have Ohio flying high. In fact, the Buckeye State is among the top five
states in the country doing business with Boeing and Airbus. What’s behind this success?
This special Supplier Innovation event will showcase Ohio’s significant supplier network; inform on
how to be a part of this network; highlight emerging opportunities in the defense field; and bring
together representatives from the aerospace industry, universities and federal labs while setting
the stage to explore how Ohio companies can explore further defense and military integration.

• William Harrison, Director, Small Business Innovation Research, Air Force Research Lab
• Elizabeth Pyne, Director, Technology Transfer, Navy Crane Sea Warfare
• Arveice Washington, Deputy Director, Department of Navy, Office of Small Business Programs
• Rob Klees, Vice President, Wright Brothers Institute
• John Sankovic, President, Ohio Aerospace Institute
• Peter Collins, Group Director, Strategic Planning / M&A, Parker Aerospace
• Bob Dirgo, Director, Innovation, Meggitt
• Jake Lofty, Chief Operating Officer, Projects Unlimited
• John Shannon, Director, Boeing Space Launch Systems
• Rebecca Reed, President & CEO, Reed Integration

DATE: Thursday, March 14, 2019 1:00 – 5:30 p.m.
100th Bomb Group 20920 Brookpark Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44135
$25 for GCP & Partner Members
$40 for Non-Members

Visit www.gcpartnership.com/aerospace for more information