Other keynote addresses will be given by Khaled Abdulla Al Qubaisi, Chief Executive Officer, Aerospace, Renewables & ICT, Mubadala Investment Company; H.E. Faisal Al Bannai, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, EDGE; James D. Taiclet, President and Chief Executive Officer, Lockheed Martin Corporation and Tony Douglas, Group Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Aviation Group.    

Badr Al-Olama, Chairman of the Global Aerospace Summit Advisory Board, and Head of Aerospace, Mubadala commented: “This has been a challenging year for the aerospace industry. But while there have been significant headwinds, we have also seen the acceleration in the adoption of Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies to support the sector. The Global Aerospace Summit is a timely reminder that our sector – more than most – is part of a wider, interconnected global industry built on partnership and collaboration. By sharing ideas and experiences we can overcome the challenges to realize the tremendous opportunities ahead. Mubadala and our Aerospace companies like Strata, Sanad and Yahsat are honored to play our part in this conversation and share our vision for a dynamic sector built on continued investments in technology, disruptive business models and people.”

Khalid Al Breiki, President – Mission Support, EDGE, said: “EDGE is proud to host the fifth edition of the Global Aerospace Summit. The platform will enable us to leverage and strengthen our synergies and partnerships with some of the world’s leading aerospace and aviation players, as we seek to highlight the role that advanced technology plays, and will continue to play, in revolutionising the way the sector operates.”

Tony Douglas, Group Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Aviation Group, said: “This pandemic will come to an end – that’s a fact – and aviation will return to growth – that’s also a fact. The unknown variable is when. When markets reopen, adaptability will be key and Etihad will be ready. The Global Aerospace Summit is an excellent forum for industry leaders to connect and I am convinced that the benefits that will arise from working together will be crucial, as we collaborate to get the world back on its feet, and our industry flying again, safely into the future.”

The international thought leadership forum has been organised by Streamline Marketing Group and Tarsus F&E.

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The Global Aerospace Summit 2020

The Global Aerospace Summit, hosted by Mubadala Investment Company and EDGE, will be an incubator for solutions for the critical issues facing aerospace – restoring confidence in air travel, the accelerated uptake of digitalisation, business preparedness and responses to disruption. Our virtual agenda focuses directly on the topics that will enable the aerospace sector to thrive in the new economic and social environment we are working in. It will look at how the aerospace and aviation sectors can bounce back quickest, where investments must be made now to support that renewal, and what opportunities will arise from a fundamentally reshaped business ecosystem.

For more information, please visit – http://www.aerospacesummit.com 

About Mubadala Investment Company

Mubadala Investment Company actively manages a worldwide portfolio supporting the vision of a globally integrated and diversified economy, through sustainable returns to its shareholder, the Government of Abu Dhabi. In March 2018, Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC) joined the Group.

Mubadala’s AED 841 billion (US $229 billion) portfolio spans five continents with interests in aerospace, ICT, semiconductors, metals and mining, renewable energy, oil and gas, petrochemicals, utilities, healthcare, real estate, pharmaceuticals and medical technology, agribusiness and a global portfolio of financial holdings. Mubadala now has offices in Rio de Janeiro, Hong Kong, Moscow, New York and San Francisco.

Mubadala is a trusted partner, an engaged shareholder and a responsible global company that is committed to ethics and world-class standards.

For more information about Mubadala, please visit: www.mubadala.com 

About EDGE

EDGE is an advanced technology group established to develop agile, bold and disruptive solutions for defence and beyond. Enabling a secure future, it is dedicated to bringing innovative technologies and services to market with greater speed and efficiency. 

Consolidating over 25 entities and employing more than 12,000 brilliant minds, it offers expertise across five core clusters: Platforms & Systems, Missiles & Weapons, Cyber Defence, Electronic Warfare & Intelligence and Mission Support.  

Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, EDGE is a catalyst for change – promoting fast, precise decision-making to revolutionise the industry and change its fundamentals.

For more information, visit edgegroup.ae    

About Tarsus F&E LLC Middle East

Tarsus F&E LLC Middle East is one of the most influential names in the aerospace industry’s events sector, and which launched the very first Dubai Airshow in 1989, in conjunction with Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Dubai Airports and the UAE Armed Forces. Covering all aerospace-related events in the Tarsus portfolio, Tarsus F&E LLC Middle East has a long-standing relationship with the global aerospace industry, an in-depth knowledge of the market and a hard-earned reputation for delivering event excellence. Tarsus F&E LLC Middle East maintains offices in Dubai and London.

Events organised by Tarsus F&E LLC Middle East include Dubai Airshow www.dubaiairshow.aero , Aircraft Interiors Middle East www.aime.aero , Airport Solutions Global Series www.airportsolutions.com , Global Air Traffic Management (GATM) www.gatm.aero , Cargo Connect www.cargoconnect.aero , MRO Middle East www.mromiddleeast.aviationweek.com , MEBAA Show Morocco www.mebaamorocco.aero , and MEBAA Show www.mebaa.aero 

About Streamline Marketing Group (SMG) 

Streamline Marketing Group (SMG) is an events consultancy specialising in creating innovative events with a global profile and reach. Our success lies in the fact that we think differently about events – a strategy that has won us several international awards and nominations. We look at format and content as well as staging and marketing to create exceptional events that are of real value to our clients and audiences.

SMG also focuses on working closely with government entities and commercial partners to deliver content led, world-class events. Over the years we have worked with some of the world’s leading brands, government agencies and industry leaders including: The Emirates Group; Mubadala Investment Company; Etihad Airways, Dubai Municipality; Dubai Exports; The General Civil Aviation Authority; Ministry of Economy, UAE and more. Please visit www.smg-online.com for more information.

For more information, please contact:
Mohaned Lafi
Associate director – Four Communications Group
[email protected] 

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