Penton's SpeedNews Brings 3rd Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference to Los Angeles

April 8-9, 2015 event is preceded by April 7 Aerospace Additive Manufacturing Briefing, discussing 3D printing applications

Mar 19, 2015, 09:00 ET from Penton

NEW YORK, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Third Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference, presented by Penton's SpeedNews, will be held in the Los Angeles area this year, bringing together the leaders of major manufacturers and suppliers in the aerospace industry to discuss manufacturing capabilities and processes, best practices, advances and innovations, automation, industry trends and forecasts.  To register for the April 8-9, 2015 event at the Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes, CA, visit

The Aerospace Manufacturing Conference offers company presidents, vice presidents, directors, C-level executives, general managers, procurement, production, sales and marketing, R&D, engineers, investment, and quality control professionals the opportunity to network and gain a full understanding of the aerospace manufacturing industry.

SpeedNews will also host an Aerospace Additive Manufacturing Briefing the day prior to the Aerospace Manufacturing Conference.  The April 7 briefing will review the impact of Additive Manufacturing, also known as 3D Printing, on the aerospace manufacturing landscape as the process moves into metals manufacturing, with a focus on production and certification opportunities and challenges.  For more information or to register, visit  

Two local officials will deliver keynote addresses: Supervisor Don Knabe, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, will speak during the April 7 Briefing; and Kelli Bernard, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, will address the ConferenceAdditional speakers over the three days include:

Addaero Manufacturing
Airbus Americas
Alderman & Company
Alliance for American Manufacturing
Ascent Aerospace
Bank of America
Boeing Research & Technology
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, Northridge
Dassault Systemes
EDAC Technologies
EOS of North America
Federal Aviation Administration
GKN Aerospace Services
Glendale Community College
ICF International
Lean Design Canada
Metalinx Material Management
Moog Aircraft Group
Norsk Titanium
Parker Aerospace
Pratt & Whitney
Praxair Surface Technologies
Sandvik Coromant
SLM Solutions
University of California, Los Angeles

Conference attendees will also have the opportunity to tour local aerospace facilities, Pelican Products and LEDtronics, on April 9. 

Sponsors of the Conference and Briefing include Mazak, Sunshine Metals, Norsk Titanium, Okuma, Dassault Systemes, Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, EOS, Sandvik Coromant, SLM Solutions, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Stratasys and The State of Alabama.

Information on registration, sponsorship and advertising opportunities for the Aerospace Manufacturing Conference is available at or by calling +1-424-465-6501.  On Twitter, follow @speednewsconf.  For information about all SpeedNews events, visit

Penton's Aviation Week Network is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries that has a database of 1.2 million professionals around the world.  Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week for analysis, marketing and intelligence.  Customers include the world's leading manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, business aviation operators, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this global market.  The product portfolio includes Aviation Week & Space Technology, AC-U-KWIK, Aircraft Blue Book,, Air Charter Guide, Air Transport World,, Aviation Week Intelligence Network, Business & Commercial Aviation, ShowNews, SpeedNews, Fleet and MRO forecasts, global maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) tradeshows and aerospace & defense conferences.

Penton drives performance for more than sixteen million professionals each and every day. They rely on us to deliver: Insights, information & workflow tools to inform critical business decisions; networking & community to engage them with industry peers & partners; and data & marketing services to advance their business performance & deliver ROI.

Penton is a growth company with a track-record of strong performance and success and is backed by its co-owners: MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.

For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit

Joanna Speed