Thank you for your interest in the 2022 conference, we are working hard to line up a great roster of keynote speakers, panelists, and more. Check back soon for even more additions to this years event!

2022 I-90 Aerospace Corridor Conference Preliminary Agenda

MAY 31, 2022

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Exhibitor Registration & Expo Set-up

3:30 PM

General Registration Opens

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Aerospace Certification Updates and Changes Companies Need to Know

(open to all aerospace or aspiring to be certified manufacturers)

Hosted by BSI Group America

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Manufacturing on the High Frontier: The In-space Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing (ISAM) Vision

Dr. Rob Hoyt, Chief Technology Officer, Tethers Unlimited

(All conference registrants, along with high school and college students welcome)

JUNE 1, 2022

8:00 am – 8:30 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 am – 8:45 am


8:45 am – 9:15 am

New Flight Paths for Aerospace

Craig Baerwaldt, SIGMADESIGN

9:15 am – 9:45 am

The New Economic Reality: What Manufacturers Need to Know

Sam Wolkenhauer, Economist, ID Department of Labor

Session Sponsor: TechHelp

9:45 am – 10:00 am


10:00 am – 11:00 am

Business Panel:

Corporate Cultures that Attract and Retain Talent

Session Sponsor: Impact Washington

Krystina Jackson, DEI Consultant, 828Flow

Mike Marzetta, Altek, Inc.
Alex Stanton, Founder, ExBabylon

Moderator: Ron Higgs, Wolf Management Solutions

11:05 am – 12:00 pm


Resources for Training & Upskilling Employees

Stacey Miller, Idaho Department of Labor
Vicki Isakson, North Idaho College

Alissa Munoz and Katie Sweeney, Community Colleges of Spokane

Lynn Strickland, AJAC

Kevin Williams, Spokane Workforce Council

Moderator: Mark Norton, Norton Strategic Consulting

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Lunch Session Sponsor: Evergreen Bioscience Innovation Cluster

Recovery, Evolution, Transformation: The New Future of the Aerospace Supply Chain

Mike Nieman, Regional Director of Globalization & Supplier Development, The Boeing Company

1:00 pm – 1:15 pm


1:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Equipping Factories for the Future, Industry 4.0

Session Sponsor: ProShop ERP

Dan Janka, President of Mazak North America

1:45 pm – 1:55 pm

Pacific Northwest Aerospace Cluster Overview

Dale King, Director, Pacific Northwest Aerospace Cluster

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Transforming the Factory Floor through Technology

Ryan Okelberry, House of Design

Dan Kocer, Kocer Consulting + Engineering

Brian Havey, VersaBuilt Robotics

Moderator: Gene Hamacher, TechHelp

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm


3:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Pre-Scheduled B2B Meetings

June 2, 2022

8:00 am

Golf at Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course