ABOUT THE CONFERENCE ... WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The 11TH ANNUAL GORHAM PMA/DER CONFERENCE will be an executive forum for discussion and assessment of the principal business and regulatory issues centered on the usage of PMA Parts and DER-Approved Repairs in the global air transportation industry.
Through speaker presentations, panel discussions, audience -participation Q&A sessions, workshops, and eleven hours of scheduled networking social functions on-site, the conference will provide all attendees with a comprehensive update on the status of and outlook for the worldwide PMA Parts and DER Repairs businesses.
The conference is targeted at airline and aero-parts/repairs supplier executives; airline O&R materials purchasing managers; airline technical managers and engineeers; parts and repairs supplier managers and engineers; and other senior personnel throughout the world-wide aviation industry. The meeting will also be of interest to regulatory, legal, inve stment, aero-leasing, and international trade professionals.
Session presentations and discussions will address the needs of:
Aircraft and aeroengine leasing companies Aviation business consultants
FAA, EASA, and other National Civil Air Authority personnel
DERs and other designees Investment bankers, analysts, and advisors Attorneys in aviation practice
Commercial airlines and other aviation parts/repairs end-users
Engine & airframe repair and overhaul organizations
PMA parts manufacturers and suppliers
Engine and aircraft OEMs/TC holders
Surplus parts suppliers
REGISTRATION FEES & PAYMENT INFORMATION
The Conference Registration Fee Schedule is presented on the accompanying Registration Form. Please see that form for pricing and payment details—or visit the Conference Website at www.gorham-tech.com.
In recognition of past support, we're pleased to offer a discounted conference registration fee of $995 to any individual who has attended one or more of the previous Gorham PMA/DER meetings. Discounts are non-transferable.
FREE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FOR PART 121 AND PART 129 AIRLINE PERSONNEL
Recognizing the importance of getting end-users to the conference and the tight budgets facing most of the world's airlines, Gorham will waive conference and workshop fees for the first 100 airline employees who register for the meeting. Purchasing and professional O&R staff of any Part 121 and Part 129 carriers are eligible for this 100% discount. Given the centrality of ever-changing regulatory issues in the PMA Parts and DER Repairs arena, Gorham will, where it is in compliance with relevant authority policies, likewise waive the registration fees for National and International Civil Air Authority employees—as a means of promoting regulator attendance at the conference.
MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES AT THIS CONFERENCE
Sponsor or exhibit at this conference, and you'll have a unique opportunity to increase your company's visibility before a highly qualified audience of decision-makers—all of whom have focused interests in PMA Parts and/or DER Repairs. For more details on these opportunities, see the Conference Website at www.gorham-tech.com, or contact us by phone at 207-883-6091; by fax at 207-883-2139; or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Confirmed exhibitors to-date include: Aero Brake and Spares; Aero-Instruments; Aerotech Holdings; Capture 3D; Growth Industries; Huffman Corporation; Magee Plastics; and Wencor.
CONFERENCE SCHEDULE & AGENDA
Concise information on the conference schedule, agenda, exhibitors, speakers, presentations content, co-chairs, and optional workshops may be found on the accompanying Conference Schedule & Agenda document. More detailed information on these subjects is given on the Conference Website at www.gorham-tech.com. The Website is frequently updated, so be sure to check it often for additions and other changes.
Conference attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. Reservations may be made by phone at either: 1-800-445-8667, or 1-619-276-4010. Until the conference room-block is sold out—or until 13 March 2009— whichever comes first, discounted room rates are $159/night (not including taxes). Be sure to tell the hotel reservations staff that you will be attending the Gorham PMA Conference, and are therefore eligible for the discounted rate. See the conference website for more information.