Event Date/Time: Nov 02, 2011 End Date/Time: Nov 03, 2011
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This forum will identify and advise on the criteria to be evaluated and understood when selecting your service provider and planning maintenance schedules and budgets for engine MRO.

- Focus on how to reduce engine removals, optimize workscopes and reduce shop visit costs
- Develop practices for "repairing rather than replacing" in order to increase on wing time and defer cost of expensive parts until absolute limit
- Look at "future" engine designs such as geared turbofan vs open rotor, and gain a more complete understanding of the impact of the use of engine washing
- Learn to work with your lessor or MRO to ensure you have full coverage for spare engine availability in the repair rather than replace strategy
- Understand co-operations vs competition – what does the increase in joint ventures, partnerships and alliances between OEMs and MROs mean for operators and independent repair organizations?
- Gain best practices and advice for airlines in negotiation and re-negotiation of engine MRO contracts - how to select your provider and get the best deal for your company
- Importance of "lean" principles in engine MRO – decrease cycle time, increase productivity and improve quality and reliability