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Automated flight, AI, humans in the loop focus of Aerospace Standards Summit

Affect change in industry and discuss transformational technologies at SAE 2018 Aerospace Standards Summit, October 2 and 3 at Logistic Management Institute in Tyson's Corner, Va.
Aerospace professionals will gather at the SAE 2018 Aerospace Standards Summit to focus on “Humans on the Loop — The Role of Humans in Automated Systems” Oct. 2-3, 2018 in Tysons Corner, Va. This year’s event will focus on how automated systems and artificial intelligence will impact the role of humans in aerospace systems.
 
High-level technical experts from leading aerospace companies will provide key insights into industry developments at the one-and-a-half-day summit. Panels will focus on:  
SAE International’s Aerospace Standards Summit brings together civil and military regulators responsible for certification, aerospace industry leaders, and subject-matter experts and provides a platform to facilitate the successful introduction of transformational technologies.
 
The SAE 2018 Aerospace Standards Summit is being held October 2 and 3, 2018 at Logistic Management Institute in McLean, Va.  

Register online to attend at https://www.sae.org/attend/aerospace-standards-summit/attend
 

PROGRAM AGENDA

Day 1: October 2, 2018

 
Time          Title
8:00 a.m. Registration
Coffee
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening
Keynote Addresses
 
David Schutt, SAE International
Rob Gold, Department of Defense
Mike Romanowski, Federal Aviation Administration
 
9:30 a.m. Autonomy and Flight
 
Moderator: David Silver, Aerospace Industries Association
Panelists:
Mike McNair, Bell
Ken Dunlap, Catalyst-Go
   
11:00 a.m. Networking Break
11:20 a.m. Changing Role of Humans (Human Systems Integration)
 
Moderator: Dr Barbara Kanki, NASA (Retired)
Panelists:
Jennifer Narkevicius, Creative Purpose LLC
Mindy Robinson, FAA
12:30 p.m. Lunch - catered
1:30 p.m. Potential of Artificial Intelligence in Aviation and Aerospace Systems
 
Moderator: Thomas Mickler, EASA
Panelists:
Andy Lacher, MITRE
Sarah Day, Generation Orbit
3:00 p.m. Networking Break
3:30 p.m. How Trustworthy are your Systems?
 
Moderator: Andrew Pickard, Rolls Royce
Panelists:
Julie Brightwell, Boeing
Rene Rey, FAA
Bob Voros, Textron
 
5:00 p.m. Wrap Up
6:30 p.m. Networking Dinner – Chef Geoffs, Tysons Corner, Virginia
 
 
 
 
 

Day 2: October 3, 2018

 
Time          Title
8:30 a.m. Welcome
 
9:00 a.m. Maintaining Unmaintainable Systems
 
Moderator: Jim Van Laak, NASA, FAA ret.
Panelists:
Armelle Franklin, Northrop Grumman
Luis Hernandez, Global Strategic Solutions LLC
Ron Delany, FAA
 
 
10:15 a.m. Break
10.45 a.m. How Trustworthy are your Models?
Moderator: Chris Schreiber, Lockheed Martin
Panelists:
Troy Peterson, SSI
William Schindel, ICTT System Science
Skylar Shuford, Generation Orbit
 
12:15 p.m.   Wrap-Up /Conclusion
 



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Courtney E. Howard is editorial director and content strategist at SAE International, Aerospace Products Group. Contact her by e-mail at courtney.howard@sae.org. Courtney will be attending and reporting news direct from the floor of SAE's 2018 Aerospace Standards Summit. 
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