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August 11-13, 2020
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
Dallas, TX
#AWUAM

Tuesday, November 02
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday, November 02:  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, November 03
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Wednesday, November 03:  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Wednesday, November 03
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday, November 03:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, November 03
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
  • Wednesday, November 03:  9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
Speaker
Sarah Zilonis
Conference Producer
Aviation Week Network
Wednesday, November 03
9:05 AM - 9:15 AM
  • Wednesday, November 03:  9:05 AM - 9:15 AM
The Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) industry is in the midst of an undeniable revolution. The time is now to leverage the dramatic acceleration within AAM over the past year to create a path for the future that this industry demands. Hear the latest take on the AAM sector and why...

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    Speaker
    Robin Riedel
    Partner
    McKinsey & Company
    Wednesday, November 03
    9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Wednesday, November 03:  9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
    The AAM industry covers a wide range of uses. From Urban Air Mobility (UAM) to Regional Air Mobility and Cargo, the market is primed to take great strides in the coming decade. Hear from Aviation Week’s own Graham Warwick on the latest trends he’s seeing in the industry....

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      Speaker
      Graham Warwick
      Executive Editor-Technology
      Aviation Week & Space Technology
      Wednesday, November 03
      9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
      • Wednesday, November 03:  9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
      As the AAM industry continues to grapple with infrastructure inefficiencies, creative solutions are required in the short-term to move forward. This session will explore current infrastructure capabilities, like helipads and heliports, and examine other options like regional airports....

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        Speaker
        Addison Ferrell
        Head of Americas
        SkyPorts
        Moderator
        Bill Minkoff
        President
        Advanced Air Mobility Advisors, LLC
        Speaker
        Joseph Alesia
        Sr. Vice President Business Development
        Ferrovial Airports
        Speaker
        Dr.  Mujahid Abdulrahim
        Assistant Professor, School of Computing and Engineering, Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
        UMKC
        Speaker
        William Nicholas
        Head of Public Affairs – Americas
        Lilium
        Wednesday, November 03
        10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
        • Wednesday, November 03:  10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
        Wednesday, November 03
        10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
        • Wednesday, November 03:  10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
        Regulation continues to be the primary challenge facing the AAM environment. The adoption of UAM vehicles in the United States has demanded a new approach to how regulators embrace advanced modes of transport. How can regulatory frameworks find balance between supporting innovation and ensuring safety and security? How can we...

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          Speaker
          Carrie Kendrick
          Principal Consultant
          SeaTec Consulting
          Moderator
          Clifford Sweatte
          Senior Policy Advisor
          Akin Gump
          Speaker
          Marilyn Pearson
          Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist in AAM/EVTOL
          CAE
          Speaker
          Martin M. Whitfield
          Director Aerospace & Defense Aftermarket Solutions
          HCL America, Inc
          Speaker
          Regine Bonneau
          CEO & Founder
          RB Advisory LLC
          Wednesday, November 03
          11:25 AM - 12:00 PM
          • Wednesday, November 03:  11:25 AM - 12:00 PM
          With more and more companies vying to enter the advanced air mobility industry, competition has ramped up significantly. This session will cover how these startups attract billions of dollars of investment and how private equity is driving meaningful change within industry.  Delian Asparouhov, Principal, Founders Fund...

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            Moderator
            Carole Hedden
            Managing Editor, Advanced Air Mobility Report
            Aviation Week Network
            Speaker
            Nate Isbell
            Head of Market Development, North America
            Vertical Aerospace Group Ltd.
            Speaker
            Rob Lindsay
            Venture Capital Investor
            Air Mobility Partners
            Wednesday, November 03
            12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
            • Wednesday, November 03:  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
            Enjoy an on-site lunch and take the opportunity to network with your fellow attendees, make new connections, or join a lunch and learn table and discuss the latest trends in AAM....

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              Wednesday, November 03
              1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
              • Wednesday, November 03:  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
              Grab your 10 minutes of fame by pitching your product, demonstrating an innovative solution or engaging our audience with your visionary ideas. Take a slot at our Demolition Derby and compete against other industry heavyweights over which emerging technologies and digital solutions will truly revolutionize the industry. Pitch your ideas...

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                Speaker
                Colleen Morris
                Director, Sales and Marketing
                Sensata Technologies Aerospace BU
                Speaker
                Irina Pchelintceva
                Marketing Director/ Co-Founder
                MACA
                Speaker
                Kelly Echols
                Levanta Tech LLC
                Speaker
                Malissa Nesmith
                Senior Director of Business Development
                KCS
                Speaker
                Santh Sathya
                LuftCar LLC
                Wednesday, November 03
                2:05 PM - 2:35 PM
                • Wednesday, November 03:  2:05 PM - 2:35 PM
                REGENT (regentcraft.com) builds seagliders - a boat-plane hybrid that always stays within a wingspan of the water and replaces ferries and short-haul aircraft on coastal routes.  This session will introduce seagliders and highlight how they will be an important part of the electric multi-modal transportation system of the future by...

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                  Speaker
                  Billy Thalheimer
                  Co-founder and CEO
                  REGENT
                  Wednesday, November 03
                  2:40 PM - 3:15 PM
                  • Wednesday, November 03:  2:40 PM - 3:15 PM
                  AAM aircraft are not going to be managed the same way traditional modes of transport are. UAM has already challenged the way our airspace is managed. The training and capabilities of a traditional MRO workforce will change dramatically to accommodate AAM. What is the Frankenstein’s monster of this new type...

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                    Speaker
                    Ernest Huffman
                    Aviation Planning and Education Program Manager
                    North Central Texas Council of Governments
                    Moderator
                    Lindsay Bjerregaard
                    Managing Editor, MRO
                    Aviation Week Network
                    Speaker
                    Sharon Rossmark
                    CEO
                    Women and Drones
                    Wednesday, November 03
                    3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
                    • Wednesday, November 03:  3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
                    Enjoy refreshments with your fellow attendees and make new connections during this afternoon networking opportunity....

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                      Wednesday, November 03
                      3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
                      • Wednesday, November 03:  3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
                      "Automotive Rates at Aerospace Quality" is the cliche used to describe what is required for the future of AAM aircraft production.  The reality of achieving this goal is extremely challenging requiring thoughtful work in choosing the path that will lead the industry there. This session will look ahead to see...

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                        Speaker
                        Clive Hawkins
                        President & CEO
                        Aria Group Inc.
                        Wednesday, November 03
                        4:20 PM - 5:00 PM
                        • Wednesday, November 03:  4:20 PM - 5:00 PM
                        New propulsion methods like Pure Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Hydrogen play an important role in meeting net zero targets and what are the ‘carbon savings’? This session will delve into the multiple options facing the AAM industry and debate which methods are most viable as we have the opportunity to build...

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                          Speaker
                          Eric Bartsch
                          CEO
                          VerdeGo Aero
                          Speaker
                          Prof. Doc.  Josef Kallo
                          Founder and CEO
                          H2FLY
                          Speaker
                          Roei Ganzarski
                          CEO
                          magniX
                          Moderator
                          William Johnson
                          Vice President of Technology
                          Air Advisory, LLC
                          Wednesday, November 03
                          5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
                          • Wednesday, November 03:  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
                          Thursday, November 04
                          8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
                          • Thursday, November 04:  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
                          Thursday, November 04
                          8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
                          • Thursday, November 04:  8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
                          Thursday, November 04
                          9:20 AM - 9:55 AM
                          • Thursday, November 04:  9:20 AM - 9:55 AM
                          This panel will explore the behind the scenes of suppliers and manufacturers and how they will ramp up to meet the demands of the AAM environment. As new supply chains are secured there is an opportunity to digitize from day one. This session will take lessons learned from the airline,...

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                            Speaker
                            Bill Bihlman
                            Founder & President
                            Aerolytics LLC
                            Moderator
                            Carole Hedden
                            Managing Editor, Advanced Air Mobility Report
                            Aviation Week Network
                            Speaker
                            Dana Jensen
                            Senior Industrial Policy Analyst (Aviation)
                            US Air Force Office of Commercial and Economic Analysis (OCEA)
                            Thursday, November 04
                            10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
                            • Thursday, November 04:  10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
                            Urban Air Mobility will develop in an interconnected ecosystem of modes of transportation that allows passengers to go from their origin to their destination. During this session, hear some of the challenges and opportunity of integrating multimodal transportation into urban air mobility services....

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                              Speaker
                              Sergio Cecutta
                              Partner
                              SMG Consulting
                              Thursday, November 04
                              10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
                              • Thursday, November 04:  10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
                              Enjoy refreshments with your fellow attendees and make new connections during this morning networking opportunity....

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                                Thursday, November 04
                                10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
                                • Thursday, November 04:  10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
                                Hosted by i5 Services.  Now more than ever, the national supply chain has faced tremendous obstacles that make it apparent our country’s dependence on outsourcing is not the answer for the future. The U.S. cannot rely on other countries for vital products for defense, pharmaceuticals, semiconductors, and more. In order to...

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                                  Speaker
                                  Alan Davis
                                  CEO
                                  i5 Services, LLC
                                  Thursday, November 04
                                  11:15 AM - 11:35 AM
                                  • Thursday, November 04:  11:15 AM - 11:35 AM
                                  Hear from Aviation Week’s own Graham Warwick on the latest in propulsion technology....

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                                    Speaker
                                    Graham Warwick
                                    Executive Editor-Technology
                                    Aviation Week & Space Technology
                                    Thursday, November 04
                                    11:35 AM - 12:05 PM
                                    • Thursday, November 04:  11:35 AM - 12:05 PM
                                    AAM is creating a transformative influence on aviation with new technologies affecting piloted, remotely piloted and potentially autonomously operated aircraft. There’s a distinct need for harmonization among global regulators as we define standards for the regulatory framework in a cost-effective and timely manner while maintaining and enhancing safety. New technologies...

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                                      Speaker
                                      Marilyn Pearson
                                      Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist in AAM/EVTOL
                                      CAE
                                      Thursday, November 04
                                      12:10 PM - 12:45 PM
                                      • Thursday, November 04:  12:10 PM - 12:45 PM
                                      At the convergence of multiple advanced technologies, electric VTOL have generated much interest for their potential to revolutionize low-altitute flight and remake transportation and mobility.  While air-taxis applications have dominated people's imagination, there are hundreds of applications that eVTOL aircraft can provide, from cargo transport, tourism, emergency services, agricultural missions,...

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                                        Speaker
                                        Christopher Todd
                                        Executive Director
                                        AIRT / DRONERESPONDERS
                                        Speaker
                                        Dr. Rubén Del Rosario
                                        Senior Director, Aerospace Systems, Science & Research Programs
                                        Crown Consulting
                                        Moderator
                                        Jim Sherman
                                        Director, Strategic Development
                                        Vertical Flight Society (VFS)
                                        Speaker
                                        Johnny Doo
                                        President
                                        International Vehicle Research, Inc.
                                        Thursday, November 04
                                        1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                                        • Thursday, November 04:  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                                        Enjoy an on-site lunch and take the opportunity to network with your fellow attendees, make new connections, or join a lunch and learn table and discuss the latest trends in AAM....

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