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Aerospace Education and Opportunities


September 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Lost Nation Sports Park

38550 Jet Center Pl
Willoughby, OH 44094 United States

Come and learn what you need to know to be successful in the aerospace and defense supply chain now and in the future. Even if you are not currently supplying products to the aerospace industry, there could be opportunities for you to do so. With new technology and the need to increase suppliers in both aerospace and defense, new opportunities exist for manufacturers all the time. Learn how to take advantage of this growing sector.


Former astronaut Greg Harbaugh, who flew four shuttle missions during his career with NASA Glenn, will provide a keynote luncheon address at noon, sharing his experiences and providing a snapshot of current and future space developments.


  • Hear from a major aerospace manufacturer on how to increase sales or become part of their supply chain
  • Hear a brief overview on the latest standards impacting the Aerospace and Defense Sector, including AS9100D, as well as NIST standard for Cyber Security, presented by MAGNET
  • Get an update on funding and research opportunities for manufacturers partnering with university and federal organizations, presented by the Ohio Federal Research Network
  • The Aerospace Sector Team Leader from the U.S. Department of Commerce will cover best global opportunities and sector opportunities for success
  • NASA Glenn will provide insight into the next space missions and the types of technology and products needed for success
  • Hear from Former Wright Patterson AFB Employees who facilitated foreign military sales; learn how to successfully become part of their supply chain
An evening networking reception featuring former astronaut Greg Harbaugh will take place immediately following the seminar.