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27 Oct.

Decarbonizing aerospace: Lower-emissions future road map

Industrial Products & Construction

Wednesday, 01:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will gain insights into the barriers to decarbonization and practical solutions to reducing carbon emissions.

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Key takeaways

Host: John Coykendall, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Presenters: Steve ShepleyTarek Helmi and Aijaz Hussain

1 Overview CPE credit | Specialized knowledge

The aerospace industry has a history of demonstrated success in helping address the impacts of air travel on the climate, yet there is mounting pressure to do more. Electric propulsion is emerging as a promising zero-emission technology to reduce emissions in the long term. We’ll discuss:

  • What is the business imperative if carbon emissions are not reduced?
  • How can the industry drive disruptive innovation to reduce carbon emissions?
  • What is a potential road map for low-emission aerospace technologies?
  • How can electric propulsion help reduce the industry’s carbon footprint in the long term?

Meet the speakers

John Coykendall

John Coykendall

Principal | Deloitte Consulting LLP

John is the leader of Deloitte’s US and global Aerospace & Defense (A&D) practice. John has 25 years of consulting experience focusing on global companies with highly-engineered products in the A&D, Industrial Products and Automotive industries. John advises senior executives on driving impactful and sustained performance improvement, through both top-line growth and margin improvement initiatives. He has led large-scale transformation efforts to help businesses with strategic cost transformation and operations/supply chain initiatives. ​ John has an undergraduate degree from Lafayette College in Business & Economics and Government & Law and an MBA from Duke University.

Steve Shepley

Steve Shepley

US A&D Consulting Leader

Steve is a principal at Deloitte Consulting LLP's Aerospace & Defense (A&D) industry practice with more than 15 years of experience helping highly-engineered product manufacturing companies drive performance improvements through the use of advanced techniques and technologies. He specializes in the development of transformational solutions that enable clients to reduce operational costs, improve productivity, and drive growth. From an industry perspective, he primarily focuses on the Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, and Industrial Products sectors. Steve has an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA and a BS in Electrical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Tarek Helmi

Tarek Helmi

Partner | Strategy & Operations

Tarek is a partner in Deloitte’s Strategy & Operations practice with focus on Energy, Resources and Industrials. Tarek has a passion for the energy industry with extensive experience in strategy-led transformations in addition to operational experience with an international oil and gas major. Tarek is a leader in Deloitte’s Future of Energy initiative that supports companies thrive and become sustainable in the new energy future. Tarek has also particular experience in industry ecosystem alignment and activation.

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