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Doing Business in Aerospace and Defense: 2018 Industry Forecast

Please join Greenberg Traurig and the Phoenix Business Journal for an update on Doing Business in the Aerospace and Defense Industry.

Attendees will hear insights from industry leaders on:
1. The A&D market in Arizona and where it’s going.
2. Arizona Commerce Authority’s 5-year strategic plan for the industry.
3. Perspectives on the defense, logistics, and MRO sectors.
4. A&D opportunities in Arizona.
5. Shifting R&D, new technologies and trends, including drones, space travel, and satellites.

Forum speakers will include:
• Phoenix Business Journal publisher Ray Schey will host the event and moderate a panel discussion
• Panel participants will include the following Greenberg Traurig attorneys from the firm’s Phoenix and Washington, D.C. offices: 

o Nicole M. Goodwin, Phoenix Managing Shareholder; Chair, Phoenix Litigation Practice
o Quinn Williams, Phoenix Corporate Shareholder
o Paul F. McQuade, Washington, D.C. Shareholder; Co-Chair of the Global Patent Prosecution Practice
o Major General John D. Altenburg, Jr., Washington, D.C. Of Counsel (USA, Retired)
o Honorable J. Randy Forbes, Washington, D.C. Senior Director and former U.S.  Representative and Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services’ Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces
• Office of Governor Doug Ducey - Deputy Chief of Staff, Danny Seiden
• Arizona Commerce Authority - President/CEO, Sandra Watson
• The Boeing Company – Manager, Southwest Region and National Strategy & Engagement – State & Local, Mark Gaspers
• Phoenix Logistics, Inc. - President and CEO, Al Funderburk
• Turbine Aero - CEO, Rob Higby