SPEAKERS

Angel Abbud-Madrid
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Director,Center for Space Resources

COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES

He has over 30 years of experience in space projects conducted on NASA’s microgravity aircraft, the Space Shuttle, and the International Space Station. He received the NASA Astronauts' Personal Achi...


Carlos Robles

President

MEXICAN FEDERATION OF AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES, A.C. (FEMIA)

Mr. Robles has been recently appointed Vicepresident of Bombardier Aerospace Mexico. He joined Bombardier in 2011, after performing several management positions in Volkswagen for 12 years. He is Presi...


Donna Hrinak

President

BOEING LATIN AMERICA

She was appointed president of Boeing Brazil in October 2011 and president of Boeing Latin America in November 2014. She is responsible for the development and implementation of the Boeing strategy in...


Marc Vibes

Director, Strategic Procurement

AIRBUS NORTH AMERICAS, INC.

Mr. Vibes has over 25 years of experience in the Aerospace Industry, having worked with Airbus for 24 years in France, Germany and the United States in several positions including Transport Directorat...


Edgar Ciceño

Strategy Director

SAFRAN MEXICO

Edgar Ciceño is Director of Strategy and Public Relations at the Chairman office o Safran México. In the past, he worked at the French Development Agency and in the finance sector in London and Pari...


Vlatko Vlatkovic

General Director

GE INFRAESTRUCTURE QUERETARO (GEIQ)

Mr. Vlatkovic is the General Director of GE Infrastructure Queretaro, in which he is the leader of Aviation, Renewable Energy, Power, and BHGE. Vlatko started working in GE in 1994 as a technologist a...


Alejandro Pavon

Supplier Development Director

ZODIAC AEROSPACE

Mr. Pavon has over 30 years of experience working for French, American, Japanese, Mexican and Spanish companies in the Aerospace, Automotive and Construction Industries. His career in Purchasing has b...


Jatziri Barrios

Director

ETU-AEROSPACE

Mrs. Jatziri Barrios, founder of the Aerospace Division at ETU, has been involved in the aerospace industry since her Studies abroad on Engine Propullsion at Germany. Since then, she had worked in com...


Arturo Ávila

General Manager

ALTASER

Arturo has over 25 years of experience in the Aerospace industry in Mexico and overseas. For the last 5 years he has worked for the GPA group leading the Aerospace division, before that he was the Dir...


Jesus Mesta

Director and CEO

SOISA AIRCRAFT INTERIORS

Mr. Mesta started as a general manager in the diamond clothing factory with elaboration of denim trousers. As of December 2006, together with his brother Javier, they decided to radically transform Gr...


Jose Rodriguez

General Manager

FOKKER GKN AEROSPACE MEXICO

Mr. Rodriguez has more than twenty years of Management Experience, most of them on the Management of International Aerospace Companies. He has also been president of Chihuahua's Aerospace Cluster, Pre...


Julio Gamero

Chief Commercial Officer

INTERJET

Mr. Gamero has 14 years of airline management experience, overseeing all commercial, operational and financial aspects of multiple airline companies in 5 different countries in LATAM. In AVIANCA, he w...


Aldo Rodriguez

General Director

PAULO HEAT TREATING MEXICO

Aldo Rodríguez has over 20 years’ experience in manufacturing, supply chain, business development and international project management in Aerospace, Automotive and Energy sectors. Successful P&L re...


Jorge Romero

Air Safety Deputy Director

GENERAL DIRECTION OF CIVIL AVIATION

Mr. Romero the General Direction of Civil Aviation from the Secretary of Communications and Transportation in 1990 and has held many positions aimed at monitoring safety. He served for several years a...


Luis Lizcano

Mng. Director

MEXICAN FEDERATION OF AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES, A.C. (FEMIA)

Mr. Lizcano has more than 25 years of experience in industrial development from different perspectives (Government positions and Private Companies). He was in charge of Foreign Direct Investment Attra...


Rene Espinosa

President

CHIHUAHUA AEROSPACE CLUSTER

Mr. Espinosa has more than 15 years of experience in the industry, especially in the chemical processing and surface finishing for metal and aluminum parts sector. He is currently in charge of Metal F...


Francisco J. Mendieta

General Director

MEXICAN SPACE AGENCY (AEM)

Mr. Mendieta is currently General Director of the Mexican Space Agency. He has been in charge of the telecommunications and space investigation areas of many institutions such a as the Institute of El...


Rodrigo Perez

General Director

(CANAERO)

Mr. Perez writes and participates weekly on the Excelsior newspaper, Imagen TV y Radio. He’s specialized on the regulated industries with experience on the private sector and on government too. He...


José Antonio Velázquez

General Director

AEROCLUSTER QUERETARO

Mr. Velazquez is responsible for promoting at state, national and international level the aerospace sector of the state of Querétaro as well as implementing plans and programs to encourage the develo...


Carlos Ramirez

President

MONTERREY AEROCLUSTER

Mr. Ramirez has over 30 years of experience in the manufacturing area. In 1999, he founded the company Tecnología Procesos y Maquinados, S.A de C.V. (TECMAQ), dedicated to providing services Machinin...


Paulo Carreño

General Director

PROMEXICO

Mr. Carreño is since February 2017, general director of ProMéxico, an agency of the federal government in charge of strengthening Mexico's participation in the international economy. From 2016 to 20...


Jorge Gutierrez

President

AERONAUTICS UNIVERSITY OF QUERETARO (UNAQ)

Mr. Gutierrez has worked in the education sector as a teacher, manager and as Secretary of Linkage. In 2005 he was invited to participate in the project that would bring the Canadian Bombardier to Que...


Felipe Rubio

Deputy Director of the Aeronautical Sector

CENTER FOR ENGINEERING AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT (CIDESI)

Dr. Rubio is a graduate from the Autonomous University of Mexico, and has an administrarion PHD. He has 12 years of experience in the private industry where he held management positions in manufacturi...


Jess Losada

CEO

TECHOPS MEXICO

Mr. Losada joins the TechOps México team with over 17 years of experience: he has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, an Executive MBA and is A&P certified. He holds ample knowledge in t...


Rafael McCadden

Industrial Director and Logistics

COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL

Mr. McCadden initiated in Real Estate in 1980 with a Development Company that put together a JV with Hines Interest to start project in Mexico. He joined Colliers International in 2005 after his parti...


Sergio Ornelas

Editor

MEXICONOW

Over 40 years experience in international trade & foreign direct investment; responsible for establishing over 100 industrial projects in Mexico. He has business degrees from Babson College, Southern ...