Guest speakers


( at USAIRE Luncheons since September 1992 )

2018 Feb 9
(SW Chapter)

Jean-François Veauville
Airbus Programme Director, HEXCEL Composites

Topic: "From silk fabric to high performance composites"

2018 Feb 16

Christian McCormick General Manager Global Banking – CALC CEO - Athyenia & John Plueger CEO & President - Air Lease Corporation & Philip Scruggs, President and Chief Commercial Officer - Aercap

Topic: “Review of leasing market and currently trends”

2017 Nov 17
(SW Chapter)

Pacôme Révillon
CEO Euroconsult

Topic: "Satellite Communications Business and Aircraft Connectivity"

2017 Oct 6

Bruno DELILE CEO ZODIAC Aerospace Services and Thierry TOSI VP and General Manager Service Solutions Rockwell Collins

2017 Sep 22

Chief Executive Officer AIR FRANCE

2017 Sep 22
(SW Chapter)

Airbus Security Officer

Topic: "How Product Security Implies Global Companies Security"

2017 Jun 16
(SW Chapter)

Alain De Zotti
Chief Engineer AIRBUS A350XWB

Topic: "Meeting airlines & passengers expectations with technological innovations on board"

2017 May 12

Chairman & CEO ONERA

Topic: "L'ONERA, un véritable outil de souveraineté"

2017 May 12
(SW Chapter)

Nicolas Bertrand
Vice President Air France Fleet

Topic: "External growth mechanisms within the Aerospace industry"

2017 Apr 21

Laurent Magnin
Chief Executive Officer XL Airways and La Compagnie

2017 Mar 24
(SW Chapter)

Tristan Sanson
Exane BNP Paribas Executive Director, Aerospace & Defense Equity Research

Topic: "External growth mechanisms within the Aerospace industry"

2017 Mar 17

Chief Executive Officer AIR France

Topic: “Air France : Challenges and Outlook”

2017 Feb 17

Philippe Mhun
HEAD OF CUSTOMER services, covering FHS, customer support. Member of Airbus excom.

2017 Feb 17

Pacôme Révillon
CEO Euroconsult

Topic: “ Satellite Communications Business and Aircraft Connectivity”

2017 Jan 27

Chief Executive Officer SAFRAN

2017 Jan 20
(SW Chapter)

Christophe Fourtet
Co-founder of SIGFOX

Topic: "How to build the biggest eco-system for the Internet of Things?"

2016 Dec 9

Monique Legrand –Larroche
Lieutenant General (Armament Corps) Director of the operations directorate of the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA)

Topic: “The issue of the management of Defense equipment programs in the execution of the French military programming law”.

2016 Dec 2
(SW Chapter)

Eric de Saintignon
President, Airbus OneWeb Satellites SAS & COO of the US/French Airbus OneWeb companies

Topic: "A new vision for mass production of 900 satellites"

2016 Nov 4

Patrick KY
Executive Director of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Topic: “Challenges in the development of the EU regulatory framework”.

Presentation medium
(connection required)
2016 Oct 21
(SW Chapter)

Zuzana Hrnkova
Vice President Marketing ATR

Topic: "Revealing new opportunities for turboprops"

2016 Sep 23

Patrick de Castelbajac
CEO ATR “Avions de Transport Régional”

Topic: "Diversity and Complementarity in commercial aviation"

2016 Jun 1

Michael Huerta
administrator FAA

Topic: *See below*

2016 May 1
(SW Chapter)

Marc Péré
Former CEO Aerospace Valley

2016 Apr 15

Pierre- Yves Loiseau
CEO and Chairman of Air Total International

Topic: The plane and the rig, How the oil market uncertainty actually impacts the aerospace sector

Presentation medium
(connection required)
2016 Apr 15
(SW Chapter)

Thierry Tosi
VP/GM, Service Solutions Rockwell Collins

Topic: "Commercial & Military MRO: Markets, Challenges and Solutions"

2016 Apr 1

Alexandre de Juniac
CEO of Air FRANCE KLM group

Topic: “Air France Recovery European Air Transport”

2016 Mar 18

General Jean-Paul Palomeros
Former Air Force Chief of Staff (2009 /2012) NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (2012/2015)

Topic: Based on his experience of Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, General Palomeros will share with us his vision for the future of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

2016 Feb 12

General Hans Dieter Poth
Defence Attaché German Embassy in France

Topic: “ Creation of a European defense union and a European army. Utopia or political necessity in the 21st century? ”

2016 Jan 29
(SW Chapter)

Patrick Daher
CEO Daher

Topic: "multi business fast growing family owned company governance in aviation"

2015 Nov 6

Philip Scruggs
President and Chief Commercial Officer AerCap

Topic: “AerCap and Aircraft leasing”

2015 Nov 1
(SW Chapter)

François Caudron
SVP Airbus

2015 Oct 16

Christian Scherer
Head of AIRBUS Group International

Topic: "Airbus DS 2.0 and Airbus Group"

Presentation medium
(connection required)
2015 Sep 25
(SW Chapter)

Christian Mc Cormick
Corporate Finance Director of CALC (China Aircraft Leasing Company)

Topic: "Chinese lessors: an asset or a challenge? Financial possibilities?"

2015 Jun 29
(SW Chapter)

Fournadet Philippe
CEO Tarmac

2015 Jun 26

Frantz Yvelin
CEO and Founder "La Compagnie Boutique Airline"

Topic: How to build an airline on a niche market ?

2015 Apr 24

Guillaume Faury
President & CEO Airbus Helicopters

Topic: Airbus Helicopters in the USA, a long term success story

(connection required)
2015 Apr 10

Klaus Richter
Chief Procurement Officer Airbus Group & Airbus

2015 Apr 10
(SW Chapter)

Dr. Jean Botti
Airbus Group Chief Technical Officer

Topic: Perspectives about the future of flight

2015 Mar 20

Général Grégoire de Saint-Quentin
Commandant les Opérations Spéciales

Topic: "Changements stratégiques et équipement des forces spéciales"

(connection required)
2015 Mar 20
(SW Chapter)

Lionel Romanetti
VP Aerospace & Defense, Kuehne+Nagel

Topic: Challenges & benefits of Global Supply Chain Transformation in Aerospace. 3 case studies: Airbus in Europe, Rolls-Royce in Asia and Honeywell in North America.

2015 Feb 6

Alexandre de Juniac
CEO Air France - KLM

Topic: "Strategy for a European airline group, Air France KLM"

(connection required)
2015 Jan 30
(SW Chapter)

Patrick de Castelbajac
Chief Executive Officer, ATR

2015 Jan 16

Stéphane Israël

Topic: “ In 2014, the European space transport industry took its fate into its own hands ”

(connection required)
2014 Dec 18

Olivier Andries
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Turbomeca, Groupe Safran

Topic: « Marché des hélicos, évolution demande client et développement moteurs, pays émergents»

(connection required)
2014 Nov 28
(SW Chapter)

Yann Barbaux
Chief Innovation Officer, Airbus

Topic: “How to bring innovation in a risk averse industry”

2014 Nov 7

Dr Arnaud Derossi
Médecin Chef d’International SOS et spécialiste des problèmes d’évacuations sanitaires à travers le monde

Topic: « D’Ebola aux crises sanitaires, challenges rencontrés par le monde de l’Aviation»

Presentation medium
(connection required)
2014 Nov 1
(SW Chapter)

Sirat Ariel
Managing Director IRT St Exupery

2014 Oct 3

Jean Botti
Chief Technical Officer of Airbus Group

Topic: « Future prospectives in Aerospace »

Presentation medium
(connection required)
2014 Sep 1
(SW Chapter)

Vuillermoz Guillaume

2014 Jun 13

Global Head of Transportation GroupBNP PARIBAS

Topic: " Impacts of the banking crisis and of new regulations on Aviation Finance"

2014 May 13

Charles Hughes
Business Development & Strategy Director MARSHALL Aerospace

Topic: “Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group – delivering innovative engineering and support solutions”

2014 May 1
(SW Chapter)

Evrard Didier
Head of A350 Program, Airbus

2014 Apr 11

Ernest J. Herold
Deputy Assistant Secretary General Defense Investment Division NATO HQ/IS-DI

Topic: "Roadmap to the next NATO Summit in Wales. Impact on NATO and its relationship with Industry"

2014 Apr 1
(SW Chapter)

Reville Pierre Yves
Head of Service Solutions, Airbus

2014 Mar 14

Dr. Stefan Weingartner
MTU Aero Engines AG Member of the Board of Management & President Commercial Maintenance

Topic: "Engine MRO – Market Dynamics and Service Solutions"

2014 Mar 1
(SW Chapter)

D’Hérouville Baudouin
Managing Director, Ardian

2014 Feb 3

Le général Denis Mercier
Chief of the French Air Force

Topic: "Les applications des UAV en 2040"

2014 Jan 1
(SW Chapter)

Hrnkova Zuzana
Head of cabin marketing, Airbus

2013 Nov 1
(SW Chapter)

Benhamou André
CEO, Liebherr

2013 Sep 20

Franck Terner
CEO of Air France Industries & KLM Engineering and maintenance

Topic: " MRO business "

Presentation medium
(connection required)
2013 Sep 13

James Stewart
CEO Mubadala Aerospace

Topic: " What's the future business model for MRO "

Presentation medium
(connection required)
2013 Sep 1
(SW Chapter)

Billig Jean-Michel
DT Renault

2013 Jun 14

Pierre Reville
Vice-Président, Services-Solutions, Services & Customer Support AIRBUS

Topic: "Differentiation in Services"

2013 May 24

David P. Storch
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,ARR CORP

Topic: "Industry dynamics and the future outlook for aviation and defence from the perspective of a fast-growing international provider of products and services to commercial airlines and government customers."

2013 May 1
(SW Chapter)

Ebanga Jean-Paul

2013 Apr 5

Mr Fernando Pinto
CEO of TAP Portugal

Topic: "TAP Portugal's business model and strategy"

2013 Apr 1
(SW Chapter)

Zarouatti Olivier
CEO Zodiac

2013 Mar 7

Alain Garcia, Vice-President of the Académie de l'air et de l'espace and former Head of Engineering of Airbus.
Romain Gervis & Grégory Britton Winners of the 2012 Usaire Student Award

Topic: "What business models for the airlines in 2020? Think out of the box!"

2013 Jan 25

John Plueger
Président et COO de Air Lease Corporation (ALC)

2012 Nov 1
(SW Chapter)

Chef Alain
Managing Director, ACSSI

2012 Oct 1
(SW Chapter)

Thomas Williams
Head of Marketing, DGA

2012 Sep 28

Amiral Rogel
Chief of Staff - French Navy

Topic: Le rôle et l'organisation de la Marine Française en 2020 et au-delà

2012 Sep 19

Jud Rose
Director Policy DIrectorate, Defense Technical Security Administration (DTSA)

Topic: DTSA and Policy and Export Control - ongoing export control reform effort

2012 Jun 4

Jean-Paul EBANGA
Président CFM International

Topic: How aircraft engines are shaping the air transport industry and beyond

2012 Jun 1
(SW Chapter)

Jarry Philippe Former
VP Marketing, Les Ailes Anciennes

2012 May 4

Yves Galland
Président de Boeing France

Topic: Boeing, évolution et perspective du premier groupe aéronautique mondial

2012 Apr 1
(SW Chapter)

Blanc Gérard Former
SVP Programs, Airbus

2012 Mar 16

Hervé Gilibert, Chief Technical Officer &Chief Quality Officer
Eléonore Cerceau and Stéphane Bouche-Osochowski, Winners of the 2011 Usaire Student Award

Topic: L’Espace sera-t-il la nouvelle frontière ? Quels sont les enjeux géopolitiques et industriels de demain ?

2012 Mar 1
(SW Chapter)

Saia Bob
Vice President, Pratt

2012 Jan 20

Jean-Paul Herteman
Président-directeur général de SAFRAN

Topic: Des moteurs d'avion à la biométrie, une stratégie transatlantique gagnant-gagnant

2012 Jan 1
(SW Chapter)

Buchholz Nico
Head of Europe ILFC Europe

2011 Nov 3

Général Jean-Paul Palomeros
Air Chief of Staff

Topic: Une vision du rôle et de l'organisation des forces aériennes européennes en 2020

2011 Nov 1
(SW Chapter)

Billig Jean-Michel
EVP Engineering, Eurocopter

2011 Sep 23

Patrick Auroy
NATO Assistant Secretary General Defence Investment

Topic: NATO preparing for the unpredictable

2011 Jun 10

Didier Kayat
CEO du groupe DAHER

Topic: DAHER, the differentiating sucess model

2011 May 11

Jack Harrington
CEO of Thales Raytheon Systems

Topic: Thales Raytheon Systems, 10 years of sucess to the Nato Ballistic Missile Defence

2011 Apr 1
(SW Chapter)

Buchholz Nico
SVP, DLH Group

2011 Mar 31

Nico Buchhol
Senior Vice President of DHL Group

2011 Mar 18

Antoine Bouvier

Topic: One MBDA et la Défense anti-missile

2011 Feb 10

Richard Evans & Jean-Baptiste Lemarquand and Octavian Oancéa
Market Forecasting Manager at Rolls-Royce & Winners of the 2010 USAIRE Student Award

Topic: Airline Industry Issues and Forecast

2011 Feb 1
(SW Chapter)

Million -Rousseau Christophe
VP Finance, Airbus

2010 Dec 16

Dale Moss
CEO Open Skies

Topic: Openskies and the transatlantic traffic

2010 Dec 1
(SW Chapter)

Moore John
Head of Sales ATR

2010 Nov 24

Pierre Vellay
Special Advisor to the CEO of Air France KLM and to the CEO of ILFC

Topic: World Airline fleet requirements

2010 Oct 8

Kevin Wolf and Robert Kovac
BIS Assistant Secretary, US Department of Commerce and Managing Director, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), US Department of State

Topic: Defense Exports 2010: Maximizing Future Export Capabilities

2010 Oct 1
(SW Chapter)

Bruner David
Head of Marketing, DGA

2010 Jun 25

Patrick Gandil & Arnaud Bassil
Directeur Général de l'Aviation Civile & Prix Spécial du Jury Student Award 2009

Topic: SESAR - Ciel unique europeen" and "Les implications du nuage de cendres volcaniques sur le trafic aerien"

2010 May 1
(SW Chapter)

Bruner David
VP, GCS Panasonic

2010 Apr 30

Al Wolkman
Director, International Cooperation, Office of the US Under Secretary of Defence

Topic: Current issues in transatlantic cooperation

2010 Apr
(SW chapter)
Francis Niss
Liebherr Aerospace
2010 Mar
(SW chapter)
Henri Courpron
General Manager
2010 Mar 26 Gilles Michel
Directeur Général, Fonds Stratégique d'Investissement (FSI)
Topic: Le rôle du FSI pour renforcer les entreprises françaises
2010 Feb 02

Yves Vandewalle et Jean-Claude Viollet, Députés,
Membres de la commision de défense
Topic: La politique de la France en matière de drones

Assemblée nationale

2010 Jan 14

Jeffrey Bialos,
Partner at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, Former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Industrial Affairs
Topic: The Evolution of the Transatlantic Defense Market and the Implications for U.S. National Security Policy

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan

2009 Nov 18

José Abramavici, Global Head of Aviation Group & Rail Finance
Topic: How to cope with the financing of World aircraft deliveries in 2010?


2009 Oct
(SW chapter)
Enders, Tom CEO Airbus
2009 Sep 14

Alain Garcia, Former SVP Engineering, Airbus
Chairman ACARE Integration team
Topic: Intensified Europe-US Cooperation Links in the Aeronautical Industry

ACARE association

2009 Apr 30

Wachenheim, Michel, Director du Cabinet du Secrétaire d’Etat au Transport.

Le Bris, Gaël Winner of USAIRE 2008 Student Award

Topic: Energy/Environment Context for Aeronautic & Defense Industry in 2030.

Le Ministère du Transport

2009 Mar 27

Lord Robertson, George Senior Counsellor

Former Secretary General-NATO, Minister of Defense, UK,

Member of House of Commons, UK.

Topic: European-US Defense Relations in Obama Presidency.

Cohen Group

2009 Mar 04

Van Bochoven, Leendert Partner, Public Sector, European Defense/Network Centric Operations

Topic: The Planet is Getting Smarter. Will your Co.Keep Up?

IBM Global, Brussels

2009 Feb
(SW chapter)
Hersen, François President Air Caraibes

2009 Jan 13

Sonenshein, Dr. Raphael Prof.Political Sciences/Public Admin

Topic: A New Face at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave: Where Does

the USA Go From Here?

California State University,

Fullerton, Cal.

2008 Nov 14

Delpech, Thérèse Director of Strategic Studies

Topic : The Renaissance of the World Civil Nuclear Park and

Potential Consequences on Nuclear Proliferation.

Atomic Energy Commission

2008 Oct 21

Fromion, Yves Député du Cher

Topic : « Le Livre Blanc et la LPM, sont-ils adaptés au

contexte géostratégique actuel et à venir?”

Membre de la Commission

de la Défense Nationale

2008 Jun 13

Lewis-Alain Roche, IGA, Chef, Mission de Modernisation

Robert G.Loewy, Prof.Guggenheim Schl Aerospace Engineerg

Topic: Aerospace Engineering, Attracting Talented People

MCO Aéronautique (MMAé)

Georgia Institut of Technology

2008 Jun
(SW chapter)
Vernhes, Jean-Michel President Aéroport Tls-Blagnac
2008 Apr
(SW chapter)
Leahy, John COO Airbus

2008 Mar 07

Loewenstein, Andreas SrVP Strategy & Company Developmt

Topic : Eurocopter’s Transatlantic Strategy


2008 Mar
(SW chapter)
Bitboul, Serge CEO GECI

2008 Feb 05

Tanaka, Nobuo Executive Director

Topic : The New Energy Deal in the World in 2008

International Energy Agency

2007 Oct 26

Barrot, Jacques Commissaire Européen au Transport

Topic : Le Transport Aérien : Environmentally Friendly ?

European Commission

2007 Sep 21

Fuchs, Luiz F. Sr. VP, Directeur Général

Topic : Embraer : Future Strategy

Embraer Europe

2007 Sep
(SW chapter)
Lohl, Norbert Director EASA
2007 Jun
(SW chapter)
Von Borstel, Rainer SVP Airbus

2007 May 30

Roudier, François Deputy Managing Director, Paris Air Show
Herold, Ernest J. Colonel Chief, Office Defense Cooperation

Topic: U.S. French Relations in Defense Cooperation


U.S. Embassy

2007 Apr 27

Bujon de l’Estang, François President

(former French Ambassador to U.S.)

Topic : The New Deal in Transatlantic Relations

Citigroup France

2007 Mar 23

Grand D’Esnon, Jérôme Directeur des Affaires Juridiques

Topic : Marché Public et Gouvernance d’Entreprises

Ministère de l’Economie,

des Finances et de l’Industrie

2007 Mar
(SW chapter)
Jouaillec, François Manager Director Aerospace Valley

2007 Feb 13

Perra, Alexandre Lucas, Alexandre

Rigollet, Aurélien & Florian

Topic : World Aerospace & Defense Industry in 20 Years

Winners of USAIRE’s

2006 Student Award

(presentations at French Senate)

2007 Jan 23

Masseret, Jean-Pierre (PS)

Tessier, Guy (UMP MP)

Topic : Debate on Defense Issues in Presidential Campaign

Senator PS

President, National Assemblée

Defense Committee

2007 Jan 12

De Montbrial, Thierry Director

Topic : Relationship Between Russia and Western Countries


2006 Oct 20

Poimboeuf, Jean-Marie CEO

Topic : Development Naval Industry- France,Europe,World.

Carnet, Jean-Marie Senior Executive

Topic : Organization of Euronaval



2006 May 12

Carli, Philippe President

Topic : Siemen’s Strategy in Europe

Siemens, France

2006 Jun
(SW chapter)
Vellay, Pierre VP Fleet Air France

2006 Apr 27

Dordain, Jean-Jacques Directeur Général

Topic : Space Dominance : Quelle Ambition Européenne ?

Agence Spatiale Européenne

2006 Mar 24

Mandil, Claude Directeur Exécutif

Topic : Energy and the Challenges of Global Sustainability

Agence International

de l’Energie

2006 Feb 23

Vinçon, Serge President, Foreign Affairs & Defense Comm.

Topic : L’evolution de la Relation Transatlantique dans

la Construction de l’Europe de la Défense

Sénateur du Cher

2006 Feb
(SW chapter)
Lux, Didier EVP Airbus

2006 Jan 27

De Poncins, Etienne Directeur Cabinet of Catherine Colonna

Topic : European Defense

Ministre Délégué, Affaires


2005 Dec 09

Pommellet, Pierre-Eric VP Thales Avionics-Business Line

Topic : Organization & Objectives of Aerospace Valley

Aerospace Valley

2005 Nov
(SW chapter)
Williams, Tom EVP Airbus

2005 Oct 07

Loth, Bernard VP & Gen’l.Manager RC Subsidiaries

Topic : Transatlantic Partnerships via Industrial Presence in France

Rockwell Collins

2005 Jul
(SW chapter)
Dimoyat, Bernard Director Dassault

2005 May 13

Le Portz, Louis President of S.I.A.E.

Joly, Jean-Luc General Manager, S.I.A.E.

Topic : Organization of the 2005 Paris Air Show.

Paris Air Show Organizers

Salon du Bourget

2005 Apr 08

Klein, Dominique Deputy to Fr.Délégué Affaires Stratégiques

Topic : Missile Defense : The French Perspectives

French Government

2005 Mar 04

Aubert, Jean-Pierre Délégué Interministériel-Défense

Topic : Economic Developments & Industry Restructuring

French Ministry of Defense

2005 Jan
(SW chapter)

Bouvier, Antoine CEO Astrium

2004 Nov 04

Giovachini, Laurent Director, Cooperation/Industrial Affaires

Topic : Challenges for DGA in Current Int’l Environment


2004 Nov
(SW chapter)
Jarry, Philippe SVP Airbus

2004 Oct 08

Gayet, François Sr.VP, Marketing & Sales

Topic : European Aircraft Carriers Program & Challenges

Thales International

2004 Jun 25

Favier, Jacques Directeur Général, Euronaval Show

Carnet, Jean-Marie General Delegate of GICAN

Topic : Organization of Euronaval 2004 Show, Oct 25-29

Euronaval Show

2004 May 28

Searle, John CEO

Topic: Developing Power Source Technologies for Aerospace


2004 Mar 26

Avice, Edwige (Mrs.) PDG, Financière de Brienne

Topic : Are European Research Initiatives & Transatlantic

Cooperation compatible ?

Défense Conseil International

2004 Mar
(SW chapter)
Martinez-Saiz, Juan-Carlos EVP AMC

2004 Feb 27

Parmentier, Guillaume President, Ctre Français s/Etats-Unis

Topic : US-French Relations : Beyond Repair ?

Institut Français des Relations


2004 Jan 30

Mattner, Mike Head of Business Development

Topic : Galileo – The Train has left the Station

Galileo Joint Undertaking

2003 Dec
(SW chapter)
Coffin, Maxime Director SFACT

2003 Oct 24

Paccard, Jacques Exec.VP & Mg Dir. Defense & Security

Topic : Sagem, Challenger on National & International Mkts.


2003 Sep 26

Galland, Yves President, Boeing France

Topic : Boeing’s Global Strategy


2003 May 23

Eckhaus, Shimon Corp.VP, Marketing & Business Develop.

Topic : Marketing as a System of Systems.

Israeli Aircraft Industries

2003 Apr 25

Bonnet, Yves Commissaire Général de S.I.A.C.

Joly, Jean-Luc General Manager, S.I.A.C.

Topic : Organization of the 2003 Paris Air Show.

Paris Air Sow organizers

Salons du Bourget

2003 Mar 28

Hughes, John Exec.VP & COO, Aérospace and IT&S

Topic : Thales-a major player in an evolving aerospace world


2003 Feb 28

Wolff, Alejandro Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM)

Topic : Transatlantic Relations per senior U.S. diplomat

U.S. Embassy, Paris

2003 Jan 31

Thiercelin, Marc Artist, Teacher, Competitor

Topic : Competition Sailing

Tour du monde en voile

2002 Nov 08

Alban, Marc General President

Topic : History & Future Strategy of the Musée

Musée de L’Air et de L’Espace

2002 Sep 27

Michot, Yves Chairman

Topic : Situation & Future of Aerospace Industry in Europe

Defense Conseil International

2002 May 31

Snyder, Jack Corporate Business Development

Topic : The Joint Strike Fighter (F-35) Program

Lockheed Martin

2002 Apr 16

Shea, Jamie Dr. Director, Information and Press

Goodman, Andrew Dr. Political Officer

Wynne, Michael W. Under Sec. Of Defense for :

Acquisition, Technology & Logistics

NATO Hqs., Brussels, Belgium

U.S. Mission to NATO Hqs.

U.S. Dept. of Defense,

Washington, D.C.

2002 Mar 01

Conlin, Linda M. Asst.Sec. for Trade Development

Topic : US-EU Trade Relations – Aerospace Perspective

U.S. Department of Commerce

2002 Jan 25

Sommade, Christian VP Business Development

Topic: Weapons of Mass Destruction-Challenge for Europe

Cegelec (Defense, Security &


2001 Nov 16

Godwin, Nick Sr.VP Marketing & Communication

Topic: Status of the Aircraft Business

BAE Systems, Aircraft Group

Aircraft Service Grp (Toulouse)

2001 Oct 26

Combarieu Amiral Chef de la Section Défense

Topic: European Policy for Security & Defense within E.U.

Assemblée l’Union Européenne

2001 Sep 28

Burchfield, Timothy Regional Security Officer

Topic: Security for American Businesses Overseas

U.S. Embassy, Paris

2001 May 18

Bechat, Jean-Paul Chief Executive Officer

Topic: Current and future activities of SNECMA


2001 Apr 27

Marchegay, Edmond Commissaire Général, S.I.A.E.

Joly, Jean-Luc General Manager, S.I.A.E.

Topic: Organization of the 2001 Paris Air Show

Salon le Bourget

2001 Mar 30

SNECMA Management, Engine Manufacturing Plant

Topic: Tour of the plant, explanation of activities


2001 Feb 23

Bell, Robert Asst. Secretary for Defense Support

Topic: Enhancing Transatlantic Armament Cooperation

NATO Hqs., Belgium

2001 Jan 25

Hoffman, Dr. Jeffrey Head, NASA Europe

Topic: NASA Future Projects for Space Exploration

U.S. Embassy, Paris

2000 Oct 27

Farrell, Pamela Committee on Armed Services

Topic: R & D & Technology within the DOD

U.S. Senate

2000 Sep 29

Tytgat, Luc Directorate Transport & Energy

Topic: The Galileo Project

Euro Commission (Brussels)

2000 May 26

Cosentino, Carmelino Senior V.P.

Topic : Alenia’s Position in EADS

Alenia Aerospace

2000 May 18

Spiro, Joel Minister Counselor, Economic Affairs

US-EU Trade Issues important to Aerospace Industry

U.S. Embassy, Paris (Toulouse)

2000 Mar 24

De Raffin, Jean-Marc Senior VP

Topic: EADS Impact on Worldwide Aerospace

Aérospatiale Matra (Toulouse)

2000 Feb 25

Rossignol, Jacques Directeur Général

Topic: Arianspace : The Reference in Launch Services


2000 Jan 28

Fournerat, André VP

Topic: Links Between Aviation and Humanitarian Services

Aviation sans Frontières

1999 Oct 22

Bouvier, Antoine CEO, ATR Division

Topic: Regional Air Transport Market

Aérospatiale (Toulouse)

1999 Sep 24

Jay, Sir Michael HBM Ambassador to France

Topic: Defense Industry Consolidation in Europe

British Embassy

1999 May 28

Gourgeon, Pierre-Henri V.P. & General Manager

Topic: Is Air France Prepared for the 3rd Millennium ?

Air France

1999 Apr 30

Marchegay, Edmond Commissaire Général

Joly, Jean-Luc General Manager

Topic: Organization of the 1999 Paris Air Show

Salon Le Bourget

1999 Mar 19

Eymar, Patrick V.P. Strategy & Business Development

Topic : Aérospatiale Hier, Aujourd’hui et Demain

Aerospatiale (Les Mureaux)

1999 Feb 26

Picard, Jean-Loup Sr. V.P. Strategy & Development

Topic: Thomson-CSF Strategy for Transatlantic Cooperation


1999 Jan 29

Roche, Claude V.P. Strategy

Topic: Air & Tactical Missile Defense for 2000

Matra Systems & Technology

1998 Sep 25

Paris, Henri (Former Général) President

Topic: The Russian Crisis


1998 Jun 26

Fournet, Jean IGA, Dir. Coop./Affaires Industrielles

Topic: Cooperation & Industry, Status & Perspectives

Ministère de la Défense

1998 Apr 24

Blanc, Gérard Sr. V.P. Airbus Operations

Topic: Current and Planned Airbus Activities

Airbus Industries

1998 Mar 27

Haigneré, Jean-Pierre Astronaut

André-Deshays, Claudie Astronaut

Topic: Experience, Russian Space Program and Mir Station.


1998 Feb 27

Peoples, Thomas E. President

Topic: US Defense Industry : Mid-Sized Company Viewpoint

Aerojet International

1998 Jan 30

Benton III, David L. Lt. General, Chief of Staff

Topic: Role of U.S. Forces as a Stability Factor in Europe

U.S. Army Europe

1997 Sep 26

Pearson, Robert W. Deputy Chief of Mission

Topic: Prospectives on NATO

U.S. Embassy, Paris

1997 Jun 27

Helmer, Jean-Yves Délégué Général pour l’Armement

Topic: New Procurement Policy for Armament in France

Ministère de la Défense

1997 May 30

Russell, Dr. Dietrich President, Commercial Aircraft Div.

Topic: Restructuring of European Aerospace Industry

Daimeler-Benz Aerospece

1997 Mar 26

Darrason, Olivier Deputy of Bouches du Rhône

Topic: Transatlantic Relations in Aerospace & Defense

French Parliament Defense Com.

1997 Mar 13

Condit, Philip M. President and CEO

Topic: Managing Change in the Global Environment

Boeing Company

1997 Feb 25

Mounts, William Dir., Int’l & Commercial Systems

Topic: International Systems Acquisition & Armaments Coop.

U.S. Defense Dept.

1997 Jan 31

Lenzi, Guido Director of Security Studies

Topic: NATO’s and WEU’s Roles in the Next Century

Western European Union

1996 Nov 15

Ray, Norman Ass’t Sec. Gen., Defense Support

Topic: Implementation Force Bosnia & NATO Enlargement

NATO Hqs., Belgium

1996 Sep 27

Klinger, Thierry Délégué Interministériel

Topic: The Changing French Defense Industry Landscape

Ministère de la Défense

1996 Jun 28

Smith, Gary Acquisitions Executive

Topic: U.S. Interest in & Purchase of Foreign Technology

U.S. Special Operations

1996 May 31

Besson, Bernard

Topic: Introduction to Economic Intelligence (from his book)


1996 Mar 22

De Rose, François Former French Ambassador

Topic: Relationship between France and Atlantic Alliance

NATO Hqs, Belgium

1996 Mar 01

Vedel, Jean General, Director DGA-DCAé

Topic: French Aerospace Programs & Industry Trends

Ministère de la Défense

1995 Oct 27

Gallety, Yves Director, Marketing

Topic: Direction Finding on the Battlefield

Rockwell Collins

1995 Sep 29

Thierry, Danielle Commissionnaire Divisionnaire

Topic: Global Airline Safety

Police Nationale

1995 May 19

Picq, Philippe Senior Vice-President

Topic : Future Large Aircraft Program


1995 Apr 28

Michot, Yves Executive VP and C.O.O.

Topic: 1995 Paris Air Show


1995 Mar 31

Denis, Alain Admiral, Defense Military Advisor

Topic: Defense & Deterrent Systems against Nuclear Threats

Matra Defense

1995 Feb 24

Herteman, M. Director Commercial Engine Development

Topic: Matching New Engines with New Aircraft Projects


1995 Jan 27

Couvelaire, Alexandre Chairman

Topic: The New Open Sky in France


1994 Jun 17

Bonnet, Roger M. Director-Space Science Program

Topic: European Space Program

European Space Administration

1994 May 20

Harriman, Pamela U.S. Ambassador to France

Topic: U.S. / French Cooperative Challenges & Opportunities

U.S. Embassy, Paris

1994 Apr 29

Pierson, Jean President

Topic: The Downturn in the Aircraft Industry

Airbus Industries

1994 Mar 25

Marshall, David, Director Business Developmt, Aerospace

Topic: European / American Industrial Relationships

Rolls Royce

1994 Feb 25

Gallois, Pierre M. General de Brigade Aérienne

Topic: Will Cold War return because of (ex) Yugoslavia ?


1994 Jan 28

Blom, Eric S. Director, Mktg Dev.& Tech Programs

Topic: JAS Gripen – Agiant Project for a Small Nation

Volvo Flygmotor AB

1993 Oct 22

Zander, Glen R. Deputy Chairman

Topic: Public to Employee-owned Company via Group Raider

Trans World Airlines

1993 Sep 24

Fairhead, Rona VP Marketing & Strategy

Topic: Bombardier – The new force in Aerospace

Short Brothers

1993 May 28

Peguillan, François VP Marketing and Programs

Topic: Developing a World-Class Avionics Company

Sextant Avionique

1993 May 07

Dassault, Serge Commissaire Général

Topic : The 40th Air and Space Salon du Bourget

Salons du Bourget

1993 Apr 02

Van Eekelen, William Dr. Secretary General

Topic: The Changing Dimensions of European Security

Western European Union

1993 Feb 19

Bigay, Jean-François President

Topic: European / American Cooperation in Helicopters


1993 Jan 29

Ceretti, Fausto Chairman and CEO

Topic: Alenia and International Cooperation


1992 Oct 30

Fleury, Jean Former General and President

Topic: New Plans for Paris Airports

Aéroports de Paris

1992 Sep 25

Menanteau, Pierre General, Conseiller Militaire

Topic: European Defense, post-Maastricht