· Hamburg, Germany

Aviation Forum Hamburg

The Aviation Forum, Europe's leading conference for the aviation industry, will take place in Hamburg from December 5-6, 2023.

More than 900 decision-makers and experts from the aviation industry meet here every year. More than 130 exhibitors and over 60 speakers are also expected to attend. Participants from OEMs, manufacturers and suppliers from all areas of the value chain will discuss topics such as collaboration and digitalization, sustainable strategies and innovations, and resilient processes and procedures in the aviation industry.

For the third time, Drees & Sommer's Aviation and Aerospace team will also be represented at the trade fair with its own stand (booth number M04) and as part of the following workshop:

Dec. 5, 2023, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m: 

Executive Workshop #1 | Risk management in the aviation industry: gaining a competitive edge with proven strategies

Content: Exclusive insights from industry experts to build operational resilience, e.g. through proactive risk identification, continuous monitoring, multiple sourcing, supply chain traceability, re-localization, alternative materials and innovative technologies.


  • Meinolf Köster, Head of Aviation, Drees & Sommer SE (Focus: "Sector coupling enables future-proof sustainable aerospace sites")
  • Maud Tourtoy, Head of Business Operations and Strategy for Procurement Operations, Airbus
  • Jean-François Castex, Senior Vice President Head of Supply Chain Management, MT Aerospace AG
  • Jan Hendrik Reints, Vice President National Business Development Management Aerospace, Kühne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG

Further details can be found on the website.

We are looking forward to new insights into market trends and discussions with customers and companies from the industry!