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Orlando Carvalho to Deliver Keynote at SAE 2017 AeroTech Congress & Exhibition

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 1, 2017 - Orlando Carvalho, Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin, Aeronautics, will open the SAE 2017 AeroTech Congress & Exhibition with a keynote address on September 26, 2017.

The AeroTech Congress & Exhibition—SAE International’s biennial gathering of over 2,000 professionals representing commercial, military, general aviation and unmanned aircraft organizations—will be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX, September 26-28, 2017. Executive Leadership will be provided by the Lockheed Martin Corporation.

No stranger to the aerospace industry, Carvalho currently oversees Lockheed Martin’s Aeronautics business area, a 22,000-employee enterprise that generated $17.8 billion in sales in 2016. In his 37 years with Lockheed Martin, Carvalho has held several integral leadership positions, and has been credited with establishing and building the Spanish Navy’s F-100 Combat System program–Lockheed Martin’s first significant entry into the European naval combat system market.

“I am thrilled pleased to deliver the keynote at AeroTech Congress & Exhibition, an event which will provide attendees with an unrivaled opportunity to connect with professionals across a wide industry spectrum,” remarked Carvalho. “SAE International continues to elevate this leading technical forum to new levels, bringing together forward-thinking engineers in our industry.”

With three impactful days of influential keynote presentations, dynamic discussions, networking events and a robust showcase of interactive exhibits, technological advancements and product innovations, AeroTech is an event unmatched in the industry, where attendees can gain insight and develop relationships with peers and fellow leaders in aerospace. 

For more information about Orlando Carvalho or to register for SAE 2017 AeroTech Congress & Exhibition visit: sae.org/aerotech

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