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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics


    Thursday, 20 April


    Sustainable Aviation


    • Sylvain Cofsky, Executive Director, Green Aviation Research and Development Network (GARDN), Canada - (Moderator) 
    • Vishal Agrawal, Associate Professor, Georgetown University 
    • Robert Cadieux, Director and Fellow - Environment and Sustainable Development, Pratt & Whitney Canada
    • Doug Christensen, Associate Technical Fellow and Program Manager - ecoDemonstrator, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group
    • Julien Dezombre, Ecodesign, Product Development Engineering, Bombardier


    Multimodal Transportation


    • Chris Roof, Volpe Center (Moderator)
    • Peter Hullah, Manager, Eurocontrol
    • Matthew Coogan, Director, New England Transportation Institute
    • Andrew Chen, Manager - Emissions Strategy, Heathrow Airport


    Implementation of Market-Based Measures


    • Peter Hullah, Eurocontrol (Moderator)
    • Gilles Bourgeois, Chief - Environmental Protection and Standards, Transport Canada
    • Annie Petsonk, International Counsel, Environmental Defense Fund
    • Nancy Young, Vice President - Environmental Affairs, Airlines for America (A4A)


    Environmental Impacts of Performance-Based Navigation Initiatives


    • John-Paul Clarke, Georgia Tech (Moderator)
    • James Allerdice, Managing Partner, ABCx2
    • Rob Root, Boeing
    • Ian Jopson, Head - Environmental and Community Affairs, NATS
    • Jason Schwartz, Senior Noise Analyst, Port of Portland


    Updates on Global Research Networks



    Friday, 21 April


    The Real Potential of Technologies Under Development


    • Fay Collier, NASA  (Moderator)
    • Steve Csonka,  Executive Director, Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI)
    • Alan Epstein, Vice President, Technology and Environment, Pratt & Whitney
    • Warren Gillette, Environmental Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
    • Russ Thomas, Aerospace Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center


    Disruptive Technologies



    Modeling and Effects I



    Modeling and Effects II


    • Fabio Grandi, FAA – (Moderator)
    • Michael Doty, Aeroacoustics Branch Head, NASA
    • Saravanan Arunachalam, Associate Professor, Institute for the Environment, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Oliver Penanhoat, Safran
    • Richard Miake-Lye, Director, Aero-Thermodynamics, Aerodyne Research, Inc.