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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing and the 30th anniversary of Ohio Aerospace Institute by joining us for thoughtful perspectives on the past, present and future of commercial and defense aviation and cyber security. This full day program offers:

  • Connections to aerospace opportunities
  • Networking with industry leaders including retired NASA astronauts, legal and cyber security experts
  • Best practices and compliance requirements for government contracts, as well as control requirements for aerospace, including industry, academia and research organizations
  • Information on how your company can fi ll the growing maintenance, repair and overhaul need in the aerospace industry

We hope you will join us for the first in a series of programs covering various topics relevant to aerospace in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing, as well as the 30th anniversary of Ohio Aerospace Institute. Join us along with various aerospace industry leaders to hear thoughtful perspectives on the past, present; and future of our industry. Examine current trends, and best practices affecting advanced technology and component manufacturers in the aerospace and research arena.


This full day program will include updates and opportunities that exist for commercial and defense aviation. Learn about the MRO need and how your company can benefit. Meet retired NASA astronaut Michael Foreman, as well as others that play a role in the history and future of aerospace. Learn from experts in cyber security regarding critical legal developments impacting aerospace and technology sectors.


Opportunities are available for companies to set up tables showcasing their technologies and products. This will be open to member companies first. If you are interested please contact ShelbyHoltKomar@oai.org or KimHolizna@oai.org.


Michael Foreman – Retired NASA Astronaut
Dr. John M. Sankovic – CEO of Ohio Aerospace Institute
Kerry T. Scarlott – BakerHostetler
W. Barron A. Avery – BakerHostetler
Randall Cook – Ankura
Michael Garson – Ankura
Dr. Marla Perez-Davis – NASA


Member and Government Rate $50
Non-members $95

*Includes continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments,networking reception and presentation materials

*Continuing Legal Education Credits available

Please join us for Astronaut/Panel Q&A only from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
There is no cost for this portion of the program, however, you must still register to attend.

Co-Sponsored by Kent State University College of Aeronautics and Engineering