Forest R. McFarland Award Presentation

Wednesday, August 20
5:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Forest R. McFarland Award Recipient
Thomas J. Hilpert
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation

Tom Hilpert has been a member of SAE since 1994. He joined at the 1994 General Aviation Technology Conference (GATC) and has been an active member of the executive committee for the GATC for the last 12 years. The 2008 event marks the fourth year that his company has served as the host organization. He also has chaired technical sessions at the SAE World Congress and coordinated events for the Executive Chair of the SAE 2003 Aerospace Congress Exhibition (ACE). Hilpert is also an SAE company representative for Hawker Beechcraft (formerly Raytheon Aircraft).

About the Award:
The Forest R. McFarland Award recognizes individuals for their outstanding contributions toward the work of the SAE Engineering Meetings Board (EMB) in the planning, development, and dissemination of technical information through technical meetings, conferences, and professional development programs or outstanding contributions to the EMB operations in facilitating or enhancing the interchanges of technical information.