In-Person | March 15-17, 2022 | Pasadena, California
Digital Summit | March 22-24, 2022 | Online

AeroTech® Digital Summit

Powerful Solutions Spanning the Global Aerospace Industry

Designed for aerospace executives and engineers around the world, the 2022 AeroTech® Digital Summit delivers technical insight on the biggest issues impacting international aerospace and defense today. Leveraging a post-pandemic lesson that meaningful conversations are no longer reliant on proximity, the AeroTech Digital Summit complements the in-person event with a completely digital technical program focused on overcoming global challenges and harnessing the latest ideas and innovations.

  • 30 on-demand (pre-recorded) video presentations on various key technology topics;
  • Live keynote addresses, interactive panel discussions, and technical presentations;
  • Live, interactive Question & Answer sessions with industry leaders and subject matter experts

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This technical program is for the Digital Summit only. For information on the In-Person Technical Program, please click here.

AeroTech Digital Summit Program

All times are Eastern Daylight Time

March 22

March 23

March 24

9:30 - 10:15 a.m. 

Di Reimold, Federal Aviation Administration

9:00 - 9:45 a.m.
Structural Integrity Consideration for Advanced Material and Importance of "Lessons Learned"

Michael Gorelick, FAA

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. 
Circularity: Looping back the Value

Rebecca Meldrum, Innovation & Sustainability Consultant

10:30 - 11:15 a.m. 
Consensus Standards Management

Robert Bouza, FA

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. 
Introducing Apolo

Hector Knudsen, Slickrock Labs

9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Panel: Radical Rethinking: Circular Lifecycles & Maintenance in Space

Moderator: Rebecca Meldrum, Innovation & Sustainability Consultant
Panelists: Berny Weiss, Product Innovation and Space Systems, Luleå University of Technology
Derek Harris, Business Operations Manager, Skyrora & Interim CEO, Ecosen
Luca Leone, Head, Core Programme, Aeralis
Robin Trigueira, CTO, Comppair

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Panel: Electrified Propulsion Aircraft Standards Development

Moderator: Ed Lovelace, CTO, Ampaire
William Ritner, Senior Project Engineer, Glenair
Michael Schonfeld, Product Manager, SCHENCK
Joshua Portlock, CTO/Co-Founder, Electro.Aero

11:00 am - 11:45 am EST
Center for Emerging Concepts and Innovation (CECI) Overview

James Wilborn, FAA

12:00 pm - 1 pm
Changes in ARP4754B and ARP4761A


11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
A Global Youth Vision for Sustainable Aviation

Brandon van Schaik

Panel: Harnessing Youth Innovation to make Aviation Sustainable

Moderator: Dirsha Bohra                    
Panelists: Niraj Wadher                   
Brandon van Schaik        
Pierre Vigor
Aaisha Abdulsalam         
Dillon Failoni       

1:15 - 2:00 p.m.
Sustainable Jet Fuels

Mark Rumizen, FAA

1:15 - 2:00 p.m.
Considerations fo Certification of Advanced Materials

Cindy Ashforth, FAA

1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Unleaded AVGAS

Maria DiPasquantonio

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Keynote: When Work Isn’t Working for You 

Gina Covarrubias, Engineering Life Coach, Deliberate Doing

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Structural Bonding

Larry Ilcewicz, FAA

2:00 - 2:45 pm
Durability & Reliability (D&R) / UAS Certfication

James Foltz, FAA

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT 
Panel: New Development Assurance Guidelines in AIR7209

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Panel: 5G and Edge Computing

Moderator: Matthew Borst, IEEE
Panelists: Sam McGuire, Senior Director of Strategy, 5x5 Technologies
Sujata Tibrewala, OneAPI worldwide developer community manager, Intel
TK Lala, Founder of ZcureZ

3:00 - 4:00 pm
Panel: 5G in Aviation

Moderator: T.K. Lala
Panelists: Giovanni Giambene
Haiying (John) Lu
Kumar Vijay Mishra
Kamesh Namuduri, University of North Texas

Topics With a Global Perspective

One week after the in-person AeroTech event in Pasadena, California — the AeroTech Digital Summit will focus on the practical application and implementation of aerospace mobility technology. During three days of keynote presentations and expert-led sessions, you’ll access a global perspective on topics like:

  • Environment and Sustainable Aviation (Sustainability)
  • Autonomy and AI
  • Safety and Human Factors
  • Modeling, Simulation and Testing
  • Additive Manufacturing and Materials
  • Cybersecurity / Cyber-Physical Security
  • Inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility and leadership (IDEAL Summit)
  • Advanced Air Mobility (AAM)
  • Multimodal Mobility (M3 – air, auto, rail, micromobility, smart city/infrastructure)
  • Aircraft Systems, including avionics, electronics hardware, software
  • Business, Economics and Forecasting
  • Flight and Systems Engineering
  • Emerging Technologies, Vehicles and Systems
  • Industry 4.0, Smart Factory and Digital Manufacturing
  • Power and Propulsion
  • Safety and Security
  • Supply Chain, Obsolescence and Sustainment