AMPSoCal Bi-Annual Meetings



AMP SoCal has hosted a series of summits and bi-annual meetings. These events are designed to connect aerospace and defense manufacturing businesses with federal research and development funding opportunities or new technology. Each bi-annual meeting featured an outstanding line-up of speakers and panelists who are representing the future of aerospace and defense in Southern California.

Below you will find the highlight video and agenda for each bi-annual meeting, and a link to an individual page that has the full presentations and materials.

For future AMPSoCal events, please check our upcoming events page.

Fall 2018 Bi-Annual Meeting: Advancing Today’s Supply Chain For Tomorrow’s Opportunities

September 20, 2018

This presentation focuses on how aerospace and defense manufacturers can prepare for the increasingly global, commercial, and financially complex industrial supply chain that is essential to our national defense.  Much of the content focused on how businesses can focus on cyber-security measures that will protect necessary technology, especially as it relates to drones and space, and how to prepare the next workforce by utilizing a variety of resources and best practices. You can view the agenda here.

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Fall 2017 Bi-Annual Meeting: Manufacturing the Future of Aerospace & Defense

November 14, 2017

This presentation focuses on the next generation of aerospace manufacturers and the technology of the future. Panels included answering questions about addressing the shortage of CNC operators to growing your business for tomorrow’s industry. You can view the agenda here.

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Spring 2017 Bi-Annual Meeting: Supporting Southern California’s Aerospace & Defense Manufacturers

March 9, 2017

This presentation focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing the aerospace & defense industry today. As an industry in transition, a featured panel discussed the changes to the industry over the years. In addition, panels included discussions of new pathways to business growth as well as information about aerospace supply chain competitiveness. You can view the agenda here.

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Fall 2016 Bi-Annual Meeting: Partnerships and Industry Advancement

August 4, 2016

This presentation focuses on how partnerships in the aerospace & defense manufacturing supply chain can strengthen the Southern California region. Panels included explanations of the efforts by the Department of Defense (DoD) to assist defense manufacturing and the U.S. industrial base, a discussion of resources and best practices in the SoCal region, and the characteristics of great supplier partnerships. In addition, an interactive town hall was held with key speakers and partners of AMP SoCal on the topic of partnerships and growth. You can view the agenda here.

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