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Leaders in the aerospace industry, you will not want to miss the 2015 Aerospace Alliance Spring Summit featuring dynamic presentations from aviation and aerospace CEO’s to the leading minds who study this critical industry sector. Get a glimpse into what is predicted for the industry in upcoming years and how the communities in which these companies reside can support growth.


Jim Clifton Chairman and CEO, Gallup and author of “The Coming Jobs War”

Noted authority and analyzer of trends, Jim Clifton asserts that job creation is one of the world’s most pressing issues. Grounded in findings from Gallup’s World Poll, Jim reveals the implications of the jobs war on everything from economics to foreign policy to America’s moral authority in the world and offers a brutally honest look at America’s biggest problem along with a cogent prescription for solving it.

Each registered attendee will receive a free copy of Jim Clifton’s book, “The Coming Jobs War.”


Scott Thompson US Aerospace & Defense Assurance Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (PwC)

Scott Thompson, PwC’s aerospace and defense authority, will present PwC’s findings from their study, “Aviation’s Golden Age: Can the US Aircraft Industry Maintain Leadership?” Scott will introduce the organization’s 2015 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings at the Summit and will share with attendees the latest available data regarding aerospace manufacturing.

Attendees will receive a free copy of PricewaterhouseCoopers “2015 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings”


Aerospace Industry Moderated Discussion – “The Talent We Will Need in the Next Ten Years”

Join industry leaders who will discuss their insights into future opportunities and challenges associated with aerospace. Panelists will share their views from the perspectives of corporate, commercial and defense-related aircraft and rotary-wing manufacturing, as well as from a supplier standpoint and will talk about the type of workforce companies will need to leverage future opportunities.


Aerospace Workforce Moderated Discussion – “Preparing the Workforce for the Aerospace Industry”

The four-state Aerospace Alliance region is known for its strong aerospace presence, but what will it take to further develop today’s workers to meet challenges, and to produce tomorrow’s workers who can help companies realize future opportunities? Attendees can participate in this moderated discussion among industry leaders who look at each aspect of educating, training, and responding to the industry’s changing needs for a capable, energized workforce.


April 23, 2015
Pre-conference activities
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Summit begins
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

April 24, 2015 Summit
8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
600 South Clyde Morris Blvd.
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114