Top European Boeing Executive to Speak at SAE International Aerospace Symposium in Brussels

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 20, 2013 - Dr. Matthew Ganz, President, Boeing Germany and Northern Europe, will serve as the keynote speaker at the SAE 2013 Aerospace Alternative Fuels and Associated Environmental Impacts Symposium.  

The event, slated for June 13-14 in Brussels, Belgium, will present information on emerging and applied technologies, discuss industry issues, explore potential solutions, and forge a path for future technologies. Event chair is Steven Barrett of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and deputy chair is Michael Lakeman of Boeing.

A highlight of the symposium will feature an interactive discussion on policy and legislation that will feature representatives from various bodies and associations discussing the current and future policies and legislation pertaining to the ongoing introduction and use of alternative fuels in aerospace.

The event also will address a variety of topics, including:

- Current production processes of fossil fuels and alternative fuels

- Technical implications from the use of alternative fuels on current and future propulsion system development

- Non-drop-in alternatives

- Economic impacts pertaining to the introduction of alternative aerospace fuels into existing infrastructures

       - Environmental impacts – carbon footprints, impact on CO2, NOx SOx, water consumption, life cycle analysis

For complete information on the “SAE 2013 Aerospace Alternative Fuels and Associated Environmental Impacts Symposium,” visit To request press credentials, email or call 1-724-772-8522.

SAE International is a global association of more than 138,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.



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