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Expanding Supplier Diversity in Aerospace Conference
Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT
Category: Business Development

Expanding Supplier Diversity in Aerospace Conference sponsored by: Boeing

WHEN: Tuesday, April 11th, 2023

TIME:  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (PST)

WHERE: DoubleTree SouthCenter | 16500 SouthCenter Pkwy, Seattle WA 98188  


The fee to attend is just $25 per person, thanks to the generous support from The Boeing Company 



The Supplier Diversity Summit will showcase the northwest’s robust and diverse supplier network – including small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses – to major aerospace customers.

During this one-day event, attendees will hear directly from Tier 1 suppliers, and government contractors about supply chain opportunities for small and diverse businesses in the aerospace industry.  Afternoon business to business meetings will create new connections between customers and diverse aerospace businesses.  


As of March 15, 2023 

8:15 AM Doors Open for Networking

9:00 AM Program Begins

9:05 AM Welcome & Vision Setting

9:10 AM Keynote – Instilling Supply Chain Resilience 

VP of BCA Supply Chain Readiness – Teresa Olympio

9:40 AM Equity Diversity & Inclusion Presentation

1) Nancy Gianacopulos – BCA SC/FAB ED&I
2) George Abbott - CEO of Lighthouse for the Blind

10:25 AM BREAK (15 min)

10:40 AM Doing Business with Boeing
Speakers: Camille Geiger, Senior Manager, Boeing & Jon Greyeyes, Small Business Liaison Officer, Boeing

11:25 AM BREAK (20 min) Lunch Buffet

11:45 AM Tier 1 Panel

Boeing Facilitiator: Deanna Baker - Procurement Manager

Tier 1 Suppliers:
1) Mike Barsoski - Vice President of Operations, Orion
2) Ted Pilot - CEO, Cascade Gasket
3) Erin Stransbury - Vice President, Electro Impact
4) Orlando Tantico - Business Operations Manager, Pioneer Industries

12:30 PM Closing Remarks / B2B Send-off

12:40 PM –3:00 PM B2B Meetings / Networking

 Thank You To Our Generous Sponsor!

PNDC Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made 14 days or more in advance of the event date, will receive a 100% refund.