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SAE International Announces Keynote Speakers for Aerospace Manufacturing and Automated Fastening Conference, Slated for October in Germany

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 8, 2016 - SAE International announces the keynote speakers for the SAE 2016 Aerospace Manufacturing and Automated Fastening Conference and Exhibition, which will be held 4-6 October 2016, at Messe Bremen in Bremen, Germany.

Keynote speakers will include Mike Blair, Vice President and General Manager, Aerostructures, Electronic Systems, Albany Engineered Composites; and Bernd Schröeder, CEO/ Managing Director, Broetje-Automation GmbH; and Tom Williams, COO, Airbus Group.

The SAE 2016 Aerospace Manufacturing and Automated Fastening (AMAF) Conference and Exhibition is a biennial event that brings the aerospace technical community together. The conference provides attendees with reviews and assessments of new innovations and processes, all in an effort to address the challenges and changes affecting the aerospace Manufacturing and Fixing industry today.

The technical sessions focus on technology, practices and new processes being developed – allowing aerospace professionals to stay up-to-date and prepared for the future. The sessions will specifically reflect upon:

  • Automated Fastening/ Fasteners
  • Assembly
  • Automated Manufacturing
  • Composite Materials and Processing
  • Sustainability
  • Information Technologies
  • Lean Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management
  • Ferrous/ Nonferrous Metal and Processing

During the exhibition, attendees will have access to leading suppliers of aerospace automation facilities as well as the latest tools and manufacturing equipment.

To learn more about the SAE 2016 Aerospace Manufacturing and Automated Fastening Conference & Exhibition, visit

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SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 128,000 engineers and technical experts, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our charitable arm, the SAE Foundation, which helps fund programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.

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