ARE YOU READY FOR THE REVOLUTION?

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October 1 and 2, 2018

Grand Hyatt San Francisco

What is it?

The future of aviation. In two days.

Revolution.Aero is the global meeting place for people who are reshaping, rethinking and revolutionising business and personal aviation.

A venue for the people leading aero mobility and the second century of powered flight.

The event will bring together new start-ups disrupting the market with companies that have been leading the industry for decades. It will help investors, journalists and opinion formers understand this uniquely regulated industry and help regulators plot the future.

WHEN IS IT?

Grand Hyatt San Francisco, October 1 and 2, 2018.

To register interest as a speaker, an attendee or as a partner please email louisa@corporatejetinvestor.com for more information.

#REVOLUTIONAERO

Who attends?

Today's industry leaders looking to future-proof their business and others trying to disrupt the industry. A unique blend of start-ups, industry giants, investors, regulators, financiers, lawyers and others involved in shaping the future of flight.

PARTNERS

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AGENDA


With a mixture of 15 minute (TED-style) presentations and in-depth panels, Revolution.Aero will bring you new insights you can use. 

There will also be lots of opportunities for you to shape the debate with live and electronic Q&A at the end of each session - as well interactive polling and the opportunity to post anonymous comments. You do not just sit and listen, you lead the content.

All attendees will also vote for the winners during Pitch@Revolution.Aero 

If you would like to suggest speakers or topics please email: aw@corporatejetinvestor.com

 
 

 
 

Monday October 1

The aviation revolution – why you should not underestimate the next 10 years
Is this the start of a golden age of aviation?
eVTOLs, flying car and supersonic jets - what will we be flying in 2028?
Lessons from the first century of flight

David Paddock, Jet Aviation

Why the democratisation of business and personal aviation has only just started
Rethinking ownership and charter for the sharing generation
Applying Amazon Prime and Netflix models
Building the business aviation base

Kenny Dichter, Wheels Up

The need for speed
Why have we not got supersonic aircraft?
Are the biggest challenges technical, economic or regulatory?

Tom Vice, Aerion Supersonic

How Uber Elevate would improve cities
Understanding Uver Elevate cost model
Who will operate for Uber

“I am on a plane” – connecting aircraft
How connected can aircraft get?
What technical challenges remain or is it all about infrastructure?
Will it ever be the same as on the ground?

Senior representative, Gogo Business Aviation

Flying angels – and other early stage investors
Does aviation get less start-ups compared to other industries?How can start-ups compete with industry giants?
What odds are investors looking for?

Katerina Barilov, Shearwater Aero Capital
Kirsten Bartok, AirFinance
Francois Chopard, Starburst Aerospace
Peter Shannon, Levitate Capital

Blended Wing Body Aircraft: The end of tubes?
What are the advantages of Blended Wing Body (BWB) aircraft?
Building and operating BWBs

Senior representative, Dzyne Technologies

The business of business aircraft charter
The differences between airlines and business aviation
Understanding the complexity of charter
Is there enough data?
Can anyone solve dead-legs?
Will Uberisation work?

Nicolas Deville, Convolus
Joe Cohen, Victor
Eymeric Segard, LunaJets
Paul Touw, Stellar Labs
Rob Wiesenthal, Blade

 

Don’t look back in anger – lessons eVTOLs companies should learn from very light jets
How big is the total addressable market and when will they deliver?
Getting to certification and production
The problem with production
Who will be the eVTOL winners?

Cyrus Sigari, jetAVIVA

Connecting communities: How electric aircraft will change the new demand driven world
Connecting Communities - How electric aircraft will enable the new demand-driven world
What consumers expect today – and why today’s aircraft and business models do not meet the need
How electric aircraft will reshape passenger and freight transport

Roei Ganzarski, magniX Technologies

Why regulations may be more of a barrier than technology

How the operator / regulator relationship works
Balancing regulator concerns and disruptors visions

Charge of the flight brigade – why electric aviation is coming now
Where are we now?
Is there a Moore’s law for batteries and eVTOL?

Stephen Burns, Workhorse
Starr Ginn, NASA

Sharing jets: rethinking private aviation
Why customers are happy sharing now
Adding Creators and finders
Jetsharing for aircraft owners

 

Cocktail reception

 

Tuesday October 2

Rethinking regional aviation with hybrid and electric aircraft
How electric aircraft will shake up the jet age
Returning to regional aviation’s roots
Getting to delivery
How JetSuiteX will use Zunum aircraft

Ashish Kumar, Zunum Aero
Alex Wilcox, JetSuite/JetSuiteX

Investing in disruption
How aviation is different to other industries
Are airlines, automakers and OEMs the right organisations to disrupt aviation?
Can large organisations fight insurgents or is success biased towards existing giants?

Dean Donovan, Columbia Equity Partners
Naresh Shah, a3 by Airbus
Raj Singh, JetBlue Technology Ventures

"I ain't getting on no [autonomous] plane"
The psychology of autonomous flight
Will passengers accept not having pilots?
Which is the bigger challenge -  building passenger trust or regulator trust?

Steven Rice, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Martin Seif, Clinical Psychologist

Why business aviation is changing now
What are the big mega-trends shaping the market?
Why we should not get carried away

Per Marthinsson, Avinode

Analyst panel: Do only the paranoid survive?
How easy is it to disrupt existing aviation and aerospace leaders?
How can investors identify true disruptors?
Lessons from other industries

Ronald Epstein, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Jon Raviv, Citi Research

John Stack, The McLean Group

Risky business? Insuring the new revolution
How do insurers look at new technology?
Is the aviation market ready to underwrite new risks?

Ed Underwood, Avsurance

Disruptor: XTI Aircraft and the Trifan 600
Can start-ups take on established helicopter manufacturers?
Why use crowdfunding?

Bob Labelle, XTI Aircraft

Voom: helicopter ride sharing
Why is Voom targeting emerging markets first?
How can you get the price down?
The future of helicopters in megacities

Uma Subramanian, Voom Flights

Build it and they will fly
Why getting certification is hard but making money from building aircraft is much harder
What are the biggest challenges in moving from testing to production?
Managing relationships with regulators

David Hernandez, Vedder Price
Neil Cloughley, Faradair Aerospace

Pushing tin - the future for air traffic control
Unlocking airspace
Can drones, eVTOL and aircraft operate together?
Can air traffic control organisations keep up?

Ben Marcus, AirMap

Blurring boundaries between helicopters, business jets and airlines
Educating consumers
Do you need a global distribution system?

Wagas Ali, JetClass
Richard Koe, WingX Advance
Jonny Nicol, Stratajet
Adam Twiddell, PrivateFly

PITCH@REVOLUTION.AERO
Raj Singh, JetBlue Technology Ventures

 

 
 

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Startups

 
 

PITCH@REVOLUTION.AERO

Is your startup looking to revolutionise aviation? Have you found a solution to a problem facing aviation companies or customers?

Pitch@Revolution.aero is an opportunity to get your startup in front of potential investors, partners and customers. 

As well as receiving unique validation from industry insiders, investors and other market experts, our partners can also provide investment, mentoring and introductions.

A shortlisted selection of five or six companies will be invited to pitch live from the stage. They will then receive comments from the judges and be voted for by the audience.

There is no fee to participate in the Pitch@Revolution.aero - in fact all entrants receive one free pass. 

If you would like to nominate your company for any category or pitch your startup please email aw@corporatejetinvestor.com.

 

Pitch@Revolution.aero 2018
Awarded to any revolutionary concept from a company that has not raised Series-A funding or has had a product in the market for less than 12 months 

 

 

 

SPEAKERS


 

If you are interested in speaking at the event please email aw@corporatejetinvestor.com

FOUNDER

wagas ali

ceo & co-founder
jetclass

INVESTOR

Katerina Barilov

Managing Director
Shearwater Aero Capital

INVESTOR

kirsten bartok

managing partner
airfinance

CEO

Steve burns

ceo & director
Workhouse


FOUNDER

francois chopard

founder & ceo
STARBURST AEROSPACE 

FOUNDER

Neil Cloughley

Managing Director & Founder
Faradair

CEO

Joe cohen

ceo
Victor

COO

Nicolas Deville

Co-founder & COO
Convolus


FOUNDER

kenny dichter

founder & ceo
wheels up

 

 

INVESTOR

Dean Donovan

managing director
diAmondstream partners

EXPERT

ronald epstein

Senior Equity Analyst
Bank of America Merrill Lynch International

CEO

Roei Ganzarski

ceo
magnix


EXPERT

starr ginn

deputy aeronautics research director
nasa

EXPERT

david hernandez

shareholder
vedder price

FOUNDER

RICHARD KOE

MANAGING DIRECTOR
WINGX ADVANCE

 


 

CEO

ashish kumar

ceo
Zunum Aero


CEO

BOB LABELLE

Chief Executive & Board Member
XTI AIRCRAFT

FOUNDER

Ben Marcus

chairman & Co-founder
airmap

FOUNDER

PER MARTHINSSON

CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR
AVINODE

 

 

FOUNDER

jonny nicol

Ceo
stratajet


EXPERT

david paddock

senior vice president, regional business operations
Jet aviation

FOUNDER

sergey petrossov

founder & ceo
jetsmarter

EXPERT

jonathan raviv

equity analyst, vice president
citi private bank

EXPERT

stephen rice

professor
embry-riddle aeronautical university worldwide


EXPERT

Martin seif

founder
Anxiety and Depression Association of America

FOUNDER

eymeric segard

CEO & founder
Lunajets

INVESTOR

naresh shah

coo
a3 by airbus

INVESTOR

peter shannon

managing director
Levitate capital


FOUNDER

cyrus sigari

co-founder
jetaviva

INVESTOR

raj singh

managing director
jetblue technology ventures

EXPERT

john stack

managing director
The McLean group

CEO

uma subramanian

ceo
voom


FOUNDER

PAUL TOUW

CEO
STELLAR LABS

FOUNDER

adam twidell

CEO
Privatefly

EXPERT

ed underwood

president
avsurance

COO

TOM VICE

PRESIDENT & COO
AERION CORPORATION

 


INVESTOR

ford von weise

Director - Head, Global Aircraft Finance
Citi Private Bank

FOUNDER

Alasdair Whyte

Co-Founder
Corporate jet investor, helicopter investor

FOUNDER

Rob wiesenthal

founder & ceo
blade

FOUNDER

alex wilcox

Ceo
Jetsuite

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A combination of airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile. But it will come.
— Henry Ford
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“An aircraft can only fly when the amount of paperwork exceeds its weight.”

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VENUE

 

Grand Hyatt san francisco

345 Stockton Street,
San Francisco,
CA
94108

Rooms with spectacular views: 662 luxury suites and guestrooms feature incredible views of the city skyline and San Francisco Bay

Make you feel at home: Enhanced in-room entertainment system with video streaming capabilities from mobile devices or tablets to television

In the Heart of Union Square: Enjoy easy access to premier shopping, museums, theatres and popular attractions, like the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman’s Wharf

 
 
The Wright Brothers created the single greatest cultural force since the invention of writing.
— Bill Gates
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Report the Revolution

 
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MEDIA

If you are involved in covering aviation, technology, travel or urban mobility we would love to talk. Revolution.Aero is an opportunity to hear from and meet with people shaping the future of aviation. 

If you would like a media pass please contact: 

Rebecca Hawkins
Head of marketing
rebecca@corporatejetinvestor.com
DD: +44 1737 844 383

If you would like to arrange interviews with the Revolution.Aero team please contact:

Phil Anderson
Executive Director, Citigate Dewe Rogerson
Phil.Anderson@citigatedewerogerson.com
DD +44 207 282 1031

 

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Perhaps the most valuable application of wireless energy will be the propulsion of flying machines, which will carry no fuel and will be free from any limitations of the present airplanes and dirigibles.
— Nikola Tesla - 1926

Media Partners


 
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"The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who, in their grueling travels across trackless lands in prehistoric times, looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through." 

Orville Wright

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