MRO Baltics, Eastern Europe, and Russia
Welcome Reception – May 20, 2019
Conference and Showcase – May 21-22, 2019
Vilnius, Lithuania
May 20-22, 2019

Monday, May 20
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Monday, May 20, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Please join us for some welcome drinks and networking at the Radisson BLU Hotel Lietuva, Vilnius.

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Tuesday, May 21
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Tuesday, May 21, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

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Tuesday, May 21
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Tuesday, May 21, 9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Speakers
Hannah Bonnett

Senior Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
Speaker

Zilvinas Lapinskas

CEO
FL Technics
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 21
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Tuesday, May 21, 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Hear leading expert opinion and analysis on the status and trends of the MRO and aviation industries in the Baltics, Eastern Europe and Russia region including possibilities for the future and what influences are impacting the region.
Speaker
Yann Cambier

Senior Manager
ICF
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 21
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Tuesday, May 21, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
In this candid case study, hear from the recent CEO of Small Planet Airlines, a Lithuanian leisure airline that grew to 1000 employees, 400m revenue and stopped abruptly in 2018 when expansion in Germany went sour. What went wrong and what are the learning points?
Speaker
Vytautas Kaikaris

ex CEO and Owner
Small Planet Airlines
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 21
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Tuesday, May 21
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Tuesday, May 21, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
What factors are influencing regional MRO and players in this space? The BEER region is mainly populated by independent MROs: Will there be scaling up and consolidation or can players stay small, competitive and independent? Does action need to be taken to make the BEER region more attractive to OEMs...
Speakers
Alevtina Fursayeva

CEO/Accountable Manager
MAUtechnic
Speaker

Igor Panshin

Deputy GD - Sales & Planning
S7 Technics
Speaker

Patrick Fennell

COO
Nordica Jet
Speaker

Zilvinas Lapinskas

CEO
FL Technics
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 21
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 21, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
The issue of lack of qualified personnel in MRO is now hitting Eastern Europe and CIS hard, how will the shortage of manpower affect processes? Considering the changing demographics of the workforce: What are their learning and development needs now and in the future? What local airlines, MROs and universities...
Speakers
Eng. Andrzej Kotwica

Director of the Department of Aviation Technology
CAA
Speaker

Jakub Linda

PR and Marketing Specialist
Linetech Aircraft Maintenance
Speaker

Mirjana Ceh

CCO
Adria Tehnika
Speaker

Robin Davies

Area Sales Director - Europe
SR Technics
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 21
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 21, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Tuesday, May 21
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Innovation and new technology – how do organisations use and implement new, disruptive technology and how is it improving operations or making them more efficient? Assessing what technology is trending and why? What is causing real business returns? Robotics, AI, Blockchain and the buzzwords: Which technologies are here to stay and what...
Speakers
Lee Ann Shay

Chief Editor MRO
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Jari Huhtinen

VP Technical Operations
Finnair
Speaker

Pärtel-Peeter Kruuv

Interior Project Manager
Magnetic MRO
Speaker

Ramunas Paskevicius

Head of IT
FL Technics
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 21
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Speaker
Tim Butzmann

Senior Manager Digital Product and Portfolio
Lufthansa Technik
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 21
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Tuesday, May 21
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
  • Tuesday, May 21, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
These interactive sessions allow open dialogue and learning among regional market players, each group will share and discuss the latest issues, relevant innovations, and share examples and ideas for success. Option 1 - Finding what works: Big Data & Predictive Maintenance Who understands the data and has the experience to show and...
Speakers
Alistair Dibisceglia

EVP Fleet, Technical Procurement and Supply Chain
Alitalia Societa Aerea Italiana S.p.A.
Speaker

David Vazquez

Big Data and Predictive Maintenance Program Manager
Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance
Speaker

Mike Chastain

Global Program Manager
IBM Corp
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 21
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 21, 4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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Tuesday, May 21
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 21, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Venue: Uzutrakis Manor Terrace Dress code: Outdoor event; flat shoes recommended Timings:19:00 – 01:00 http://trakai-visit.lt/en/uzutrakis-manor-house-with-park/ Transportation to/from the event will be provided from the Radisson BLU Hotel Lietuva.

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Wednesday, May 22
9:30 AM - 9:40 AM
  • Wednesday, May 22, 9:30 AM - 9:40 AM

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Wednesday, May 22
9:40 AM - 10:10 AM
  • Wednesday, May 22, 9:40 AM - 10:10 AM
In Eastern Europe and CIS, players are experiencing ongoing challenges both in operating and maintaining the latest generation of aircraft. Hear a successful Case Study from an operator to understand how to overcome common difficulties and what preparation and methods can help with a smooth transition to a new aircraft.

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Wednesday, May 22
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
  • Wednesday, May 22, 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
The BEER region is not attracting large, international multi-billion dollar capital managers: Can we change this trend? What investment is needed to make the BEER region a competitor and what types of financing are the best choice? Can BEER MROs structure world class blended products like PBH, engines leaseback and...
Speaker
Jonas Butautis

Supervisory Board/Board Member
Magnetic MRO/Heston MRO
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 22
10:40 AM - 11:10 AM

Wednesday, May 22
11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
  • Wednesday, May 22, 11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
This session will open with discussion on the current engine maintenance market in Baltics, EE and Russia including engine performance, fleet stability and new gen engines. What are the OEMs focusing on? Lifecycle Management: Review of the product life cycle stage and supply versus demand. What influence are changing oil...
Speakers
Anca Mihalache

VP Engine Trading
APOC Aviation
Speaker

Ivan Hutter

Director, Marketing Europe and Africa
GE Aviation
Speaker

Paul Finklestein

Director - Marketing
Pratt & Whitney
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 22
11:50 AM - 12:20 PM
  • Wednesday, May 22, 11:50 AM - 12:20 PM
The appearance of the cabin and technical features can really differentiate the operators. Is the time approaching when local airlines need to invest in the upgrade of cabins with new interiors and connectivity installation? What potential does 3D printing have in improving interior parts? How does the BEER region compare...

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Wednesday, May 22
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 22, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
FL Technics is hosting a facility tour for attendees of the MRO BEER 2019 conference. This 8 500 sq. m. hangar & workshop space is suitable for 5 x narrow body aircraft. With over 20 years of experience in the field, FL Technics specializes in base & line maintenance; parts...

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