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Technology Breakthroughs Transforming Aerospace Operations Presented at BABC Transatlantic Aerospace

Presented by Boeing, in partnership with GKN Aerospace,this year’s event features dynamic topics and live demos

(SEATTLE) – The Pacific Northwest Chapter of British-American Business Connections (BABC-PNW) will host their Transatlantic Aerospace Symposium on Wednesday, September 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Seattle. A business networking cocktail reception at the same location will follow from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The event is presented by Boeing, in partnership with GKN Aerospace.

At this year’ event, aerospace and technology experts will come together for an afternoon to discuss and share the new technology breakthroughs that are, and will be, transforming the future of aerospace operations. Live technology demonstrations will also be presented. Topics comprise an overview of Boeing’s HorizonX and its impacts to operations and culture, augmented reality/virtual reality, automation and robotics, and a lively discussion on AI including its potential and what the future holds.

The growing list of speakers include:

  • Dushant Auora, Enterprise System Architect & Consultant, Siemens Industry, Inc.

  • Logan Jones, Senior Director, New Business Horizons, HorizonX, The Boeing Company

  • Jim Lee, General Manager, Tool Gauge

  • Josh Mylnar, Industrial Automation Specialist, Buchanan Automation

  • Adam Shepard, Co-Founder & CEO, 8ninths

“This is an exciting time for the aerospace industry in both the U.S. and UK. The increased evolution of technology is creating new and dynamic opportunities for the supply chain,” said Gareth Wade, Chairman of BABC-PNW. “We are delighted to partner with Boeing and GKN Aerospace to showcase some of the key next gen advancements positively impacting operations and growth for companies - from the Pacific Northwest to the broader U.S. and those across the pond.”

In addition to the educational portion of the symposium, the event will also include a lively business networking cocktail reception, supporting efforts to connect and grow relationships among regional, national and international aerospace leaders and professionals.

The expanding list of this year’s symposium sponsors include Boeing, GKN Aerospace, and Hobart Machined Products. Event sponsorships are available and all levels include complimentary tickets. Registration is available at Cost is $175 for BABC members, $225 for non-members and $100 for young professionals (under 35 yrs.). Tickets are inclusive of lunch and the cocktail reception.


About British-American Business Connections The Pacific Northwest chapter of British-American Business Connections (BABC-PNW) fosters a robust and collaborative business network. The chapter has been successfully connecting people, companies and organizations engaged in business, trade and transatlantic interests for more than 20 years. As a premiere forum for British and American companies and professionals, BABC-PNW fosters relationships, helps build networks and engages a regional and international community exchange. BABC-PNW is part of the global network of the British-American Business Council (BABC), the largest transatlantic business network, with 22 chapters and 2,000-member companies, including many of the world’s largest multinationals, based in major business centers throughout North America and the UK.

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