SAE 2015 AeroTech Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Tuesday, September 22

SAE 2015 AeroTech Congress & Exhibition
(Session Code: AEROTECH)

Room TBD  

Time Paper No. Title
1:30 p.m. Panel
Unmanned Aerial Systems - Integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in the National Airspace System (NAS) Panel: A Global Perspective
The greatest challenge facing the realization of th efull potential of a civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems industry is the development of procedures and technologies to facilitate their safe operation in non-segregated airspace. UAS could be considered the first in a wave of new airspace users, ranging from personal air vehicles to reusable sub-orbital aircraft. These airspace esers will utilize airspace in fundamentally new ways and the challenge for regulators is to integrate their operations whilst continuing to meet safety, efficiency, and environmental expectations. This panel session will highlight the key issues, international programs exploring UAS integration, and discuss the broader challenges of integrating UAS into the Air Traffic Management System.
Moderators - Courtney Howard, Pennwell
Panelists -
James Coyne, UAS International
Doug Davis, Northrop Grumman
Jarrett Larrow, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Eric Sivel, EASA


Economics of Composites
A panel of experts who have extensive experience and knowledge of the composites industry will discuss issues that impact the cost of composite structure and potential solutions that can help lower the cost of composites. The panel will discuss this topic from the perspectives of large companies and small companies. The panel will include representatives from a company engaged in non-aerospace applications of composites, a large company that builds commercial aircraft, a major tier I supplier of aircraft composite parts, and a tier II supplier for aircraft composite parts.
Organizers - George Nicholas Bullen, Smart Blades Inc.; Carroll G. Grant, Aerospace Composites Consulting
Moderators - Carroll G. Grant, Aerospace Composites Consulting
Panelists -
David Arnold, Royal Engineered Composites Inc.
Vernon M. Benson, Orbital ATK Inc.
George Nicholas Bullen, Smart Blades Inc.
Dan Day, Boeing