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Southern California Aerospace Council (SCAC) Meeting

September 27, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Please Join us at the SCAC meeting September 27, 2017 at Loyola Marymount University. At this meeting, suppliers will discover how to build out their sales targets for their short, medium and long term sales goals in both commercial and defense aerospace.

Here are just a few topics that will be discussed:

  •  Aerospace Defense Current Status
  • Aerospace Commercial Status
  • Aerospace Impacts for SoCal
  • Future Forecasting in Aerospace – General
  • Future Platforms to Target – Specific


Keynote Speaker – Jim Adams
Strategy& (part of the PwC network)

Jim Adams is an advisor to executives in the aerospace and defense industry for Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting business. Based in Los Angeles, he is a Principal with PwC US. He is a member of the Engineered Products and Services (EPS) team specializing in engineering effectiveness, operations improvement, and large-scale cost transformation (Fit for Growth*) in highly engineered production environments.

Jim has nearly 20 years of experience and considerable expertise in the aerospace and defense industry and has authored several viewpoints on the sector, including Next-generation affordability in aerospace and defense: Transforming capabilities and costs and Managing affordability to avoid the A&D industry death spiral. He has worked with clients in Aerospace and DefenseEnergyhigh-tech, and other industrials.

Featured Speaker – Collin Jager

Collin Jager is a strategic sourcing, and marketing expert supporting the Aviation, Space, and Defense industries.

With over 12 years working to support Supplier Diversity, Supply Chain, and Engineering management teams from Government entities; large Advanced Manufacturing companies; and small businesses of every kind; Collin has been able to gather critical information and understanding of what it takes to do business in today’s Advanced Manufacturing sectors.

Collin gained much of his early manufacturing experience working for a small company with an innovative technology supporting composites manufacturing in development of the Boeing 787 program; F-35; AH-64; CH-47; V-22; and many others.

Collin created Aerofied in September 2010. Since then, Aerofied has been fortunate to work with some of the top Aerospace and Defense companies in the United States to give them faster and easier access into the Supply Chain through the Aerofied Virtual Supplier Database. Over the past 6 years, Aerofied has grown in visibility and has created a path for the industry’s best small businesses to have a clear shot at the buyers and engineers who are desperately looking for them.


If you have any questions about this event, please contact Alicia Walker at [email protected]


September 27, 2017
8:30 am - 10:30 am
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