San Francisco 2019

23 and 24 september
grand hyatt, san francisco, us

What is Revolution.Aero?

Where the people reshaping, rethinking and revolutionising business and personal aviation meet.

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

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

“The best conference I have ever attended when it comes to technology and innovation in aviation”




Is your startup looking to revolutionise aviation? Have you found a solution to a problem facing aviation companies or customers? 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 - 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 2019 - San Francisco

Awarded to any revolutionary concept from a company that has not raised more than $5 million or has had a product in the market for less than 12 months 





With a mixture of 15 minute (TED-style) presentations and in-depth panels, Revolution.Aero San Francisco 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 are interested in speaking please email:


Topics already confirmed for san Francisco 2019:

How the Inability to Raise Capital could hold the Revolution back

 The bizjet tech arms race

Changing the industry from the inside
Is there enough data for one company

Why electric aircraft are the future of flight training

The pilot challenge
Why training fits electricity

How do you forecast a market that does not exist?

What industries can you compare VTOL to?
Regulation and other black swans?


Confirmed speakers

Kirsten bartok

Managing Director

George bye

CEO & Founder
Bye Aerospace Inc.

Ronald Epstein

Managing Director
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

gwen lighter


joseph Segura-Conn

Hoversurf Inc.

angela shi

Ventures Associate
Plug & Play Tech Center

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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
DD: +44 1737 844 383




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