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Ohio Aerospace Day 2020 presented by OAI


December 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:45 pm



Ohio Aerospace Day 2020 presented by the Ohio Aerospace Institute

Date And Time:
Wed, December 16, 2020

10:00 AM – 12:45 PM EST

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Join the Ohio Aerospace Institute virtually for an informative program and update on the status of Aerospace in Ohio.

About this Event:
Hear from Scott Thompson of PwC. Scott is the author of the annual Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Study ranking Ohio number two in Aerospace attractiveness. Scott will discuss how that determination was made.

A panel of high level Aerospace Experts from, Industry, government, and military will share input and knowledge on workforce needs and opportunities, as well as Ohio’s commitment to higher education.

How to maintain and build on our status will be a focus of the panel.


10:00 – 10:15 a.m. /Lt. Governor John Husted

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. /Col. Joseph E. Zeis, Jr., (Ret) Ohio Senior Advisor for Aerospace and Defense

10:30 – 10:40 a.m. / State Representative Adam Holmes, Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technology Committee Chairman

10:40 – 11:10 a.m. / Scott Thompson, PwC, Partner & US Aerospace & Defense leader

Leader for Aerospace & Defense Practice

11:10 – 11:55 a.m./Panel

State Rep. Cathy Ingram, House Economic and Workforce Development Committee as well as Higher Education Committee and Primary and Secondary Education Committee,
Rich Mears, President, Component Repair Technology,
Julianna Petti, executive director, Alliance for Working Together (AWT) and Roger Sustar, owner and CEO, Fredon, and AWT treasurer
Major General John C. Harris Jr. , Ohio Adjutant General
Jed Marquart, Ph.D., P.E., director, Ohio Space Grant Consortium
Robert Tanner, executive director, Ohio Federal Research Network
11:55 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. /Q&A Panel Moderated by Dr. John Sankovic, President and CEO, Ohio Aerospace Institute

12:30 – 12:45 p.m. / Closing remarks Lester L. Lyles, General, USAF (Retired)

PwC Report for your review: https://www.pwc.com/us/en/industries/industrial-products/library/aerospace-manufacturing-attractiveness-rankings.html

Ohio Aerospace Institute