Seminars – PB EXPO

PBExpo Seminars

PBExpo seminars combine resources attendees can take back to their workplace and implement immediately, as well as visionary, futuristic ideas that the industry can look forward to in the coming years. These seminars will inspire and educate attendees on technology and the aviation industry.

Seminars are segregated into PartsBase User Group and Technology tracks. We will be updating seminars and speakers up until the opening of the show, so please check back frequently for the latest information and schedules.


PartsBase User Group Track

PartsBase User Group sessions are open to all PartsBase members and are designed to provide members with further knowledge into the platform. Members will also have access to decision makers within PartsBase to provide their input on the future roadmap of the system.

Advanced PartsBase Training

Are you new to the PartsBase platform and want to learn more about its functionality? Have you been a PartsBase member for many years but know you aren't using the platform to its fullest potential? Join PartsBase Vice President of Customer Relations, William Post, for an in-depth look at all of the features you may not be utilizing, as well as learn some tips and tricks to use the platform more efficiently.

William Post | Vice President of Customer Relations | PartsBase

PartsBase Suggestion Box

Join this session to learn more about the projected road map for the PartsBase online platform. PartsBase aims to provide all members, and the parts procurement industry, with the tools needed to run their businesses efficiently. PartsBase is always striving to introduce new forward-thinking, industry advancing resources. Do you have an idea you would like to see PartsBase implement? We want to hear from you! Join this group discussion, led by PartsBase President, Greg Schmidt, to learn about the road ahead and provide input on the future of the system.

Greg Schmidt | President | PartsBase

PBLinked - Advancing Your Business Through Social Media

PBLinked launched in summer of 2017 and has had much success as the leading aerospace and defense social media platform. Learn from PartsBase President, Greg Schmidt, how to use this platform to advance your relationships and gain attention from your customers through PartsBase.

Greg Schmidt | President | PartsBase

Expanding Your Brand through Digital Marketing

PartsBase has 7,500 member companies in over 194 countries worldwide, with a total of over 30,000 end users. Through PartsBase marketing tools, there are countless ways to promote your brand to a targeted audience that is accessing the PartsBase platform nearly every day. Join PartsBase Vice President of Sales, Stephen Linebaugh, to learn more about the ways to maximize the opportunities provided by the PartsBase platform and how to receive higher ROI by reaching untapped markets.

Stephen Linebaugh | Vice President of Sales | PartsBase

Automate Your Business via PartsBase API

PartsBase Web Services provides device-to-device interaction between your internal systems and the PartsBase Web Service Platform. In addition to automating part searches, receive RFQs and update your inventory without manually logging into PartsBase.com. PartsBase Web Services are built to process and consume the catalog of PartsBase Application Programming Interface (API). Join PartsBase CTO, Rodrigo Garcia, to learn how PartsBase Web Services allows you to automate your business, reducing some of the inefficiencies of aviation parts procurement.

Rodrigo Garcia | CTO | PartsBase

Seminar Dates, Times and Locations will be announced soon.

Technology Track

Technology sessions are open to all PBExpo attendees and are focused on bringing the latest information on technology trends within the aviation and e-commerce industries.

PMA Overview

Presentation Description – Join Patrick Markham, Vice President of Technical Sales for HEICO, for this A to Z presentation about PMA. This important discussion will include a history of PMA and the industry, a delineation of PMA parts, safety and quality all enhanced with real life examples.

Patrick Markham | Vice President, Technical Sales | HEICO

Aviation Suppliers Association – Solution Driven, Customer Focused

Presentation Description – Learn why companies rely on ASA for guidance and support on the use of 8130-3 forms and other aviation documents, regulatory education and hazmat training, as well as professional audit services to ASA-100, FAA 00-56, ISO 9001 and AS9100 series certification. Discover how these services help the worldwide promotion of quality, safety, and ethical business practices in aircraft parts distribution and beyond.

Jeanne Meade | Vice President, Member Services | Aviation Suppliers Association
Ryan Aggregaard | Attorney | Washington Aviation Group

Clarity is Magnetic - A Discussion in Leadership Development

Alyssa Connell leads an informative and highly interactive presentation offering strategic solutions to middle management and executive leadership on effective business development and personal growth. Attendees will learn how to set vision with clarity, how great leaders inspire action and the development of a mission, value propositions and organizational goals directly tailored to the aviation and aerospace sector.

Alyssa Connell | Founder | Connell Aviation Group

Payment Data Security

Are you looking for ways to protect your business from a massive data breach? In this session, we will review the steps you should take to proactively protect your organization against cyber threats, secure credit card transactions end-to-end and protect sensitive cardholder.

Rich Wheeler | Senior Director, Integrated Solutions | CardConnect

From Cockpit to the Courtroom - Learn How to Protect Your Business

As aviation law and aviation insurance are inextricably linked, it is vital to have a clear understanding of both sides of the coin. This seminar will serve as a one-stop shop for anyone interested in all aspects of domestic and international air and space law, as well as regulatory issues arising from U.S. and international governmental entities such as FAA, DOT, EASA, IATA and NATO.


Jim Gardner | CEO | Jim Gardner Aviation Insurance Co.
Ted Green | Global Head of AIG Aerospace Claims | AIG
John D. McKay | Managing Attorney, Aviation Litigation | Park Avenue Law
Anita Moser | Partner, Aviation Trade Policy | Holland & Knight
Glen Vallach | Vice President | USAIG
Nicole Wolfe-Stout | Partner, Special Counsel Aviation Risk | Strawinski & Stout

Marketing Beyond The Runway

Join Alyssa Connell, Founder of Connell Aviation Group, to learn about using strategic communications to position your aviation company in the digital age. Alyssa’s combined love of the open air, her aviation family and her passion for strategic communication has made her a nationally-recognized industry leader in PR, marketing and social media. Learn if your business image is everything it could be by discussing comprehensive strategic initiatives to maximize combining the social space with traditional marketing initiatives. Objectives include navigating today's best practices in social media, search engine optimization and other cost-effective advertising strategies.

Alyssa Connell | Founder | Connell Aviation Group

Seminar Dates, Times and Locations will be announced soon.
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