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Aerospace & Defense International Trade Summit

Presented by U.S. Congressman Joe Courtney & U.S. Department of Commerce

September 21-23, 2014

Speakers: Alfredo G. Fernández, Glenn M. Cunningham, Brenda A. Eckert

September 21-23, 2014

Mystic Marriott Hotel
Groton, CT

This Aerospace and Defense International Trade Summit is a first-of-its-kind event, fostering international partnering opportunities for innovation and growth.  International primes and tier 1s stress the importance of partnering with local companies to win business.

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What to expect:

  • Participation of aerospace Primes/Tier 1s and SMEs from aerospace-rich countries
  • 5-20 SMEs from each participating country
  • Seminar sessions on regional aerospace opportunities, export compliance, the JSF/F35 program, university/industry cooperation
  • Speakers include leadership from large Primes/Tier 1s, US and foreign government officials, academia and industry experts
  • Prescheduled B2B meetings amongst all participating companies
  • Procurement sessions with Global Primes/Tier 1s
  • Attendance of universities from each region that foster partnerships and innovation with the aerospace sector

Sponsors include Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Connecticut Light & Power/Yankee Gas, UConn, and Connecticut Aerospace Component Manufacturers.

Industrial partners include GKN Aerospace, General Dynamics Electric Boat, U.S. Department of Defense, Pratt & Whitney, Northeast Utilities, Lockheed Martin, KAMAN, Boeing, Sikorsky, Raytheon and the Navy League of the United States.

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