September 22-23, 2021 - TOULOUSE
MEETT Exhibition Center

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08:00 - 09:00 -- REGISTRATION

Aerospace Valley, Chairman

09:20 – 09:50 -- The state of 3D Printing

Guillaume MOUHAT

09:50 – 10:50 -- PANEL DISCUSSION

Additive Manufacturing Introduction in the future aerospace programmes: what is the vision of the main European OEMs?


Sophie VOINIS,

Airbus, Vice President, Head of the Additive Layer Manufacturing Platform

  • Biography

    Jérôme Rascol is Head of the Additive Layer Manufacturing Platform since mid-2015.  His mission is to ensure a fast and pragmatic implementation of ALM technologies as future state of the art technologies for Airbus aircraft families.

    Jérôme started his career in 1987 in the US in micro-electronics materials R&T, contributing to the development of a new generation of solid state microwave semi-conductors devices.

    In the 90ies, he joined Aerospatiale design office in the field of systems. He led the new world-wide Air Traffic Management system development and implementation on Airbus aircraft families until certification. At this occasion, he developed a new generation of avionics architecture to become the state of the art on the A380 Program.

    In 2000, Jérôme joined the A400M Program organization to lead the overall tests and facilities development including flight tests.

    Early 2009, he joined the A350XWB Program organization. He led the overall aircraft systems integration tests and facilities development including flight tests preparation, until certification then entry into service of the first customer aircraft.

    Jérôme holds an Engineering Degree in Materials Physics and a PhD in Solid State Physics. 

Safran Additive Manufacturing Campus Director

  • Biography

    After a first position within the industrial group Alcatel, François  Xavier Foubert joined Snecma Services in 2003 as deputy director of the Chatellerault site. Then he was in charge of the CFM56 maintenance business creation in Queretaro, Mexico and became managing director from 2006 to 2010. Then he joined Turbomeca and became industrial director in 2017. In May 2019, he became the diector of the Safran Additive Manufacturing Campus, the entity in charge to developp and manufacture the Additive Manufacturing parts for the whole of the Safran Group.

Gilles SURDON,
Dassault Aviation, Head of engireening and process simulation

  • Biography

    For more 25 years, Gilles Surdon is in charge of development of manufacturing processes and numerical simulation applying on metallic and composite materials in he Advanced Technologies Development Center of Dassault Aviation, located at Merignac.

Ariane Group, Materials & Processes Engineer 
  • Biography

    Guy Larnac begun his career at Aerospatiale working on the development of thermo-structural protection system for Hermes shuttle and ram jet project.

    He then took the direction of the material lab where all materials and processes are developed for space and civil and military launchers applications.

    Since 2012 he is in charge, for Ariane Group, of the coordination of the materials, structures and industrialization domain for the R&T. He is managing the strategic roadmaps and the implementation of cooperation in this domain.

    He is also member of the strategic activity domain dedicated to materials in the Aerospace Valley competitivity cluster where is in charge of managing the additive manufacturing roadmap.

Thomas ROHR
Head of Materials and Processes Section, Mechanical Department

10:50 - 11:20 -- NETWORKING BREAK

11:25 – 12:15 -- PANEL DISCUSSION

What will Tier 1 equipment manufacturers do to develop the use of Additive Manufacturing Technologies?

Sophie VOINIS,

Sandeep RAJA
erospaceDirector of Business development

  • Biography

    GKN Aerospace is a world leading tier one multi-technology Aerospace supplier for major civil and military platforms. Dr. Sandeep Raja leads the Business Development function for GKN Aerospace Additive Manufacturing capability which covers both Powder Bed and Direct Energy Deposition (DeD) technologies. Sandeep has vast experience in the field of AM and is focused on helping the aerospace industry overcome the challenges in AM certification and part qualification.

Premium Aerotech
Senior Manager, Head of Additive Manufacturing

  • Biography

    In 1993 he started his professional career as research engineer at the LEIBNIZ Institute for Material-Oriented Technologies (IWT). He managed national and international research projects and headed an engineering team focussed on process innovation and process chain reductions. After an outstanding PhD on short-time metallurgical effects in metals Thomas was awarded the international CIRP Taylor Medal in 2000.

    Since 1999 he took leading positions in different industries. For ASTRIUM Space he served as Head of Production Center Tanks & Components with responsibility for satellite propulsion equipments like tanks, valves, thrusters, tubings and insulation. Joining AIRBUS in 2006 he get in charge of the competence center for production systems, an annual 65 M€ business on developing and producing advanced jigs & tools for carbon fiber placement and aircraft assembly lines. With foundation of Premium AEROTEC 2009 Thomas served the Board of Management on several improvement projects. As Head of Supply Management Detail Parts and Aerostructures he implemented new order and operational supplier management processes. 2015 PAG decided to industrialize Additive Manufacturing for aerospace serial production and Thomas as Head of AM leads the activities on technology development, process maturity and reproducibility, qualification and serial production.

    His scientific and technological background is mainly in the field of short-time metallurgical effects in material removal and thermal processes, electron-beam welding and heat treatment of titanium alloys, laser welding and heat treatment of aluminium alloys and PBF-LBM of titanium/aluminium.

    He lives in North Germany, is married and has 5 children.

Stefan PUFE
Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH
, Director R&T 

Olivier DUBOIS
Aubert et Duval
, Additive manufacturing powders Business Line director

  • Biography

    Graduated from the ESSEC in 2007, Olivier Dubois has worked on several management positions in the Aerospace Industry. He has worked for 10 years for international US companies like Teleflex and Alcoa then he joined the French companies Manoir and LISI. 
    In 2016, he was hired by the Aubert et Duval company, subsidiary of the Eramet Group for which he was in charge of the forging part sales management. He is now the head of the Business Unit metallic powders for Additive Manufacturing since 2018.

12:15 - 13:45 -- NETWORKING LUNCH


13:50 – 14:20 -- Prométheus: The reusable European rocket engine

Meriadeg REVAUD
Ariane Group, Materials and processes Engineer

  • Biography

    Since 10 years, Meriadeg Revaud is working in the metallic materials field. He started in 2009 by Safran Aircraft Engine has PhD for the development of new forged Ni-based superalloy. In 2014, he joins Flowcasting in Germany to develop the investment casting process for single crystal blades. Then, in 2015 he joins ArianeGroup where he was in charge of the development and qualification of some ALM parts for Ariane6 engines (Vulcain 2.1, Vinci), some R&T activities and the development of Prometheus ALM parts.

14:20 – 15:30 -- PANEL DISCUSSION

Which technological locks have still to be overcome to speed up the Additive Manufacturing technologies use in the Aerospace sector?

Sophie VOINIS,

Auburn University, D
irector of the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence 

15:30 - 16:00 -- NETWORKING BREAK

16:00 – 16:50 -- Economic and technical benefits of Additive Manufacturing utilisation : industrial use cases

Consultant, Aerospace Valley

Jean-Pierre ARGENTON
Dassault Aviation, Production Process Development Engineer. Exploratory Development Center

Mathieu DUMORA

Project Manager, Infrastructure Technical Support Service - IF2E, Innovation Reliability Energy Efficiency

  • Biography

    Since 1991 in the UPSA company I developed my knowledge in the pharmaceutical industry. Since 2015, I have been Project Manager in the Innovation and Energy Efficiency Innovation department. With the implementation of a 3D printer in our manufacturing workshop in 2017, a strong axis of my mission is: the promotion to our internal customers of the additive and subtractive manufacturing activity by example, by realizing with them improvement projects.

16:55 - 17:00 -- CLOSING REMARKS


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