GlobalSpec Announces Free Aerospace Technology Online Tradeshow & Event

Online Event Offers Industry-Insider's View on the Latest Technologies Driving Today's Aerospace Industry

Oct 23, 2012, 14:30 ET from GlobalSpec

EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Who: GlobalSpec, the leading specialized vertical search, information services, e-publishing and online events company serving the engineering, technical and industrial communities, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS)

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What: GlobalSpec Online Trade Shows & Events are one-day, live and interactive sessions that connect a worldwide community of suppliers and distributors with their target market of engineering, technical and industrial professionals. At this free online event learn of the latest trends in aircraft design, assembly, and test; and explore new technologies impacting today's military, commercial, and scientific aircraft – from new avionics and flight control strategies to material systems incorporating lightweight composites and high-strength alloys. Attendees can also interact with exhibitors, leading suppliers and component manufacturers; network with their peers; and participate in key educational sessions that will help their businesses remain profitable and competitive in today's rapidly-changing marketplace.

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM EDT (8:30 AM2:00 PM PDT)

  • Visit the Exhibit Hall, chat with booth representatives, learn about new products, and more.
  • Visit the Knowledge Exchange to interact with other attendees and learn about new technology and products.
  • Visit the Resource Center and download materials.

Where: Free registration online at  

Event Schedule

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT (9:00 AM10:00 AM PDT)

New Standards Address Counterfeit Parts, Vehicle Health
New technical standards from SAE International are helping vehicle manufacturers and operators realize great success in two critical areas. One area of concern is the current proliferation of counterfeit parts in the supply chain. The other involves vehicle health management; specifically, the development of integrated systems for monitoring all aspects of vehicle health, including structural, propulsion, and electronics.
Presented by Bruce Mahone, director, Washington Operations, SAE International and David Alexander, manager, SAE Aerospace Standards Europe, SAE International

1:00 PM2:00 PM EDT (10:00 AM11:00 AM PDT)

Benefits of Multidisciplinary Model-Based Design
Integrated multidisciplinary systems outperform legacy systems, but they are more complex, requiring close cooperation among multiple design disciplines. This presentation addresses the importance of modeling – physical and mathematical – in the multidisciplinary engineering system design process.
Presented by Kevin Craig, Robert C. Greenheck Chair in Engineering Design and professor of mechanical engineering, College of Engineering, Marquette University

2:00 PM3:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM12:00 PM PDT)

A New Class of Antenna for Airline Passengers
A new class of antenna technology promises to bring high-speed Internet connectivity to previously underserved land, sea, and airborne locations via satellite. This new antenna technology, combined with the proliferation of "high-throughput" satellites around the globe, will dramatically improve the user connectivity experience on airlines.
Presented by Nathan Kundtz, CTO, Kymeta Corporation, Kymeta

3:00 PM4:00 PM EDT (12:00 PM1:00 PM PDT)

How Aerospace Leaders Manage and Use Materials Information
Speakers from Boeing, Honeywell, and NASA join Granta Design to discuss how they manage and use critical data describing composites, alloys, and other aerospace materials. Learn how these industry leaders are able to capture, analyze, control, and maintain all of their materials information, enabling the creation of fully-traceable, design-allowable data.
Presented by Dr. Michael Gorelik, engineering fellow, Honeywell Aerospace; Dr. Steven M. Arnold, chief, Mechanics and Life Prediction Branch, NASA; E. Joe Sharp, manager, Computational Methods Group, Boeing Research & Technology; and Dr. Will Marsden, product director, Granta Design

About GlobalSpec
GlobalSpec, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), is the leading provider of digital media solutions designed to connect industrial marketers with their target audience of engineering, technical, industrial, scientific and manufacturing sector professionals. GlobalSpec provides its registered users with a domain-expert search engine to search more than 50,000 supplier catalogs by specification, a broad range of proprietary and aggregated Web-based content, over 15 annual online events, and more than 70 e-newsletters - helping them search for and locate products and services, learn about suppliers and access comprehensive technical content. For suppliers, GlobalSpec helps generate awareness, demand and engagement opportunities among the professionals they are looking to reach – from inbox to desktop, through networks and via real-time engagement.

About IHS ( IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today's business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS employs more than 6,000 people in more than 30 countries around the world.

IHS is a registered trademark of IHS Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. © 2012  IHS Inc.  All rights reserved.



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