SAE 2016 Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference

September 27-29, 2016

Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Connecticut Convention Center

Technical Program

Keynotes and Plenaries

Tuesday, September 27th

Keynote 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Topic: Innovations in Propulsion Systems
  • Tom Prete, VP Engineering, Pratt & Whitney
Plenary 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Topic: Innovations in Integrated Propulsion Systems & Aircraft Systems
  • Michael Hirschberg, Executive Director, AHS
  • Joe Bussichella, GE Aviation
  • TBD, Professor, MIT (Invited)
  • TBD, Engineering and Technical Operations, Lockheed Martin (Invited)
  • TBD, DASD, Systems Engineering (Invited)
  • TBD, Rolls Royce (Invited)

Wednesday, September 28th

Topic: Innovations in Intelligent Aircraft Systems
Keynote 8:00 am - 8:30 am
  • Dr. J. Michael McQuade, SVP Science & Technology
Plenary 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Dr. Michael Winter, Senior Fellow, Advanced Technology, Pratt & Whitney
  • Michael Sinnett, Boeing or 777x Chief Engineer
  • Dr. Irene Gregory, NASA
  • Tom Wiegele, UTAS
  • TBD, Airbus or A350 Chief Engineer (Invited)
  • TBD, Bombardier (Invited)
  • TBD, Sikorsky (Invited)

Thursday, September 29th

Topic: Innovations in Aircraft Systems Integration
Keynote 8:00 am - 8:30 am
  • Peter Smith, VP Engineering UTAS
Plenary 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Dr. David Parekh, CVP, Research, and Director, UTRC
  • Marc Gatti, Thales
  • Susan Gorton, NASA
  • TBD, Honeywell (Invited)
  • TBD, BAE Systems (Invited)
  • TBD, Moog (Invited)
  • TBD, Rockwell Collins (Invited)