2021 Programme

29 & 30 September 2021

08:55 - 12:30 - Keynote

Day 1 Morning Session - Keynote Presentations

Altair - Presentation Title TBC

Dr. Royston Jones, CTO, Altair

Day 1 Morning Session - Keynote Presentations

Avensis Aviation - Presentation Title TBC

Christian Sutter, CEO, Avensis Aviation

Day 1 Morning Session - Keynote Presentations

Day 1 Morning Session - Keynote Presentations

The challenges we face in airframe testing

Pete Smith, Head of Structural Test & Laboratories, Airbus

Day 1 Morning Session - Keynote Presentations

The role of testing in the digital revolution of aerospace industry

Day 1 Morning Session - Keynote Presentations

Status of non-destructive test in the aeronautics industry and future developments on ultrasonic NDT

Romano Tommaso, NDT expert and Quality Engineer Manager, Lufthansa Technik Services India

13:30 - 15:30 - Case Studies

Day 1 Afternoon Session – Non-destructive testing and fatigue

Advancements in Computed Tomography that are Helping Accelerate Aerospace Product Development and Qualification

Brett Muehlhauser, R&D Technical Fellow, North Star Imaging

Day 1 Afternoon Session – Non-destructive testing and fatigue

Beluga XL Ground Vibration Test: Challenges and perspectives for large scale modal testing

Yves Govers, Team Lead Aeroelastic System Identification, DLR - German Aerospace Centre

Day 1 Afternoon Session – Non-destructive testing and fatigue

Fatigue Tests and Economic Life Evaluation of a Military Primary Jet Trainer Structure for Multiple Usages

Jon Cutshall, Staff Engineer, Southwest Research Institute

Day 1 Afternoon Session – Non-destructive testing and fatigue

The NDT influence on component design, lifecycle and fatigue spectrum analysis

Tom O'Hare, NDT Manager, Spirit AeroSystems

13:35 - 15:30 - Case Studies

Day 1 Afternoon Session – Certification

Urban aero mobility: understanding the supply chain in context of the demand optimism

Aman Pannu, Global Practice Leader - Aerospace & Defence, Frost & Sullivan

Day 1 Afternoon Session – Certification

Day 1 Afternoon Session – Certification

Why safety is an enabler – how HSE combines regulatory insight and technical expertise to ensure that aerospace technologies are developed and deployed safely for all

Dr. Nigel Moss, Aerospace Sector Manager at the Health and Safety Executive, HSE Science and Research Centre

Day 1 Afternoon Session – Certification

Day 1 Afternoon Session – Certification

FAA Certifications of Non-Book Repairs: RS-DER repairs for Engines & Aircraft Articles

Dominick DaCosta, C.O.O, DERS GROUP/FAA Delegated Aviation Engineering

16:00 - 17:00 - Panel Discussion

Reducing test and development cost as well as time-to-market for new aircraft and components

17:00 - 18:00

Drinks Reception

09:00 - 12:30 - Case Studies

Day 2 Morning Session – Engine Testing

Ultra-High Temperature Combustion Pressure Measurements - Improving Signal Integrity

Nicholas Burgwin, Co-Founder, Fibos

Day 2 Morning Session – Engine Testing

The potential of Nitrous Oxide (N2O) as an oxidiser for Suborbital Rockets.

Nabil Iben Sobih, Lead Propulsion Engineer, Raptor Aerospace

Day 2 Morning Session – Engine Testing

Future Challenges of Aero Engine Testing - Testing Capabilities for Sustainable Aviation

Adam Harris, Global Chief of Test Facilities Engineering, Rolls-Royce

Day 2 Morning Session – Engine Testing

Electric Powertrain Digital Twin for Compressed Development Lifecycle

Dr Temoc Rodriguez, Ph.D., Chief Engineer – Power Electronics, Machines, and Drives, Ricardo

Day 2 Morning Session – Engine Testing

Aircraft System Failure Rate Reduction and Cost Control​

Evgeniy Geylik, Accountable Manager, Predict AOG Inc

Day 2 Morning Session – Engine Testing

09:05 - 12:30 - Case Studies

Day 2 Morning Session – Flight Testing

Flight Test Instrumentation Solutions for Hypersonic Vehicles

Patrick Quinn, Product Line Manager for Data Acquisition, Curtiss-Wright

Day 2 Morning Session – Flight Testing

Flight Test Personnel Training in the Twenty-First Century

Geoff Connolly, Test Pilot Instructor, ITPS Canada

Day 2 Morning Session – Flight Testing

Day 2 Morning Session – Flight Testing

Turkish Aerospace - Presentation Title TBC

Vimal Jaiswal, Stress Analyst , Turkish Aerospace

Day 2 Morning Session – Flight Testing

Flight Testing eVTOL Aircraft, Vertical Aerospace's Journey to Certification

Dean Moore, Flight Test Specialist, Vertical Aerospace

13:30 - 15:30 - Case Studies

Day 2 Afternoon Session – Simulation

Role of Simulation Software in Small UAS design Verification

Dr. Rashid Ali, Senior Lecturer, Coventry University

Day 2 Afternoon Session – Simulation

A seamless tool chain for structural testing in modern aircraft design

Sandro Di Natale, Product and Application Manager Test & Measurement, HBK

Day 2 Afternoon Session – Simulation

The future of Test & Evaluation – integrating digital and agile flight testing

Simon Barnes, Combat Air Chief Engineer, QinetiQ

Nick Lay, Engineering Director Air & Space, QinetiQ

Day 2 Afternoon Session – Simulation

Full-field measurement of materials and structures with digital image correlation

13:35 - 15:30 - Case Studies

Day 2 Afternoon Session – Advanced materials testing

Automating wiring harness manufacture and installation: improving quality and function and reducing product development time

Stephen Bennington, CEO, Q5D

Day 2 Afternoon Session – Advanced materials testing

Aerospace materials; A Buehler approach to the preparation challenges and analysis of metallic materials, composites (PMCs,MMCs), surface coatings and newer materials

Dr. Evans Mogire, EMEA Technologies and Laboratory Manager, Buehler

Day 2 Afternoon Session – Advanced materials testing

Combining additive manufacturing and computed tomography

Uwe Hilpert, Product Manager, Wenzel

Sarah Glanvill, Material Scientist, Renishaw

Day 2 Afternoon Session – Advanced materials testing

Developing testing programmes for components and some lessons learned

Dr Richard White, Principal Consultant Materials, Lucideon

16:00 - 17:00 - Panel Discussion

Developing and testing new aircraft for the future of aviation, looking at future legislation and possible legislation and market demands