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.

Who attends?

Today's industry leaders and people trying to disrupt the industry. A unique blend of start-ups, industry giants, investors, regulators and others shaping the future of flight.

sponsors

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ATTEND

 

 

PARTNER

 
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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.

 
 

 
 

Key topics to be covered will include:

 

Investing in disruption
Why aviation is different to other industries?
What is the future for personal aviation?
How many Ubers does aviation need?

Dean Donovan, Columbia Equity Partners

Keeping leadership in disruptive times
Are airlines and OEMs the right organisations to disrupt aviation?
Can large organisations pivot?
Is aviation biased towards larger organisations?

Naresh Shah, A3 by Airbus

Rethinking the business of business aviation
Is there enough data?
Can anyone solve dead-legs?
Will Uberisation work?

Richard Koe, WINGX
Per Marthinsson, Avinode

Paul Touw, Stellar Labs
Eymeric Segard, LunaJets

How personal aviation can reshape cities
The future for urban mobility
Is autonomous flight really easier than on land?
Who will lead this space?

Keeping the fleet flying
Aircraft and the Internet of Things
Robot engineers
Changing maintenance
Getting to 100% reliability
Should OEMs sell availability rather than aircraft

The psychology of autonomous flight
Will passengers accept not having pilots?
Which will be harder building passenger trust or regulator trust?

How Additive Manufacturing/3D printing can change aircraft and operations
The difference between plastic and metal printing
How additive manufacturing will change systems
When will every airport have 3D printers?

Utilising Blockchain
How Blockchain can revolutionise ownership
Will regulators approve the move from paper?
Is Blockchain the future for aircraft records?

 

To discuss content please email:
aw@corporatejetinvestor.com

 

 

Charge of the light brigade – eVTOL
Where are we now?
Are passengers ready for autonomous flight?
New entrants versus established manufacturers
Is there a Moore’s law for batteries and eVTOL?

Bob Labelle, XTI Aircraft

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

Tom Vice, Aerion Supersonic

“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?

Green flying
Bio fuels versus batteries
How much more efficient can engines get

Join the club
The rise of aviation memberships
Can private jets be public jets? 

Black-sky thinking 
Privatising space
Is colonisation ever going to happen
Regulating space

Pushing tin
Can anyone control airspace
UAVs and aircraft

The UAV Goldrush
Who will make the money?
How fast can the sector grow?

Rethinking aviation debt
Can commercial aircraft leasing keep growing?
Is ownership outdated?
Can technology change aircraft finance?

 
“Mark my words. A combination of airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile. But it will come.”
— Henry Ford
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DISRUPTORS WANTED

 

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All attendees will also vote on the REVOLUTION DISRUPTORS 2018.

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

The categories are:

Start-Up Disruptor of the Year 2018

Awarded to any company that has not raised Series-A funding or has had a product in the market for 12 months

Disruptor 2018

Awarded to any private company with less than 100 employees or revenues of $100 million that has already launched and is in the market.

 Innovator of the Year 2018

Awarded for the most innovative new product or service of the year. Can be won by any company of any size. 

If you would like to nominate your company for any category and possibly pitch your idea at please email aw@corporatejetinvestor.com.

 

Note: There is no fee to participate in the 2018 DISRUPTORS and the results will be decided by a judging panel and attendees.

 

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SPEAKERS


 

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

INVESTOR

Dean Donovan

managing director
columbia equity partners

 

FOUNDER

RICHARD KOE

MANAGING DIRECTOR
WINGX ADVANCE

 


 

FOUNDER

BOB LABELLE

Chief Executive & Board Member
XTI AIRCRAFT

 

FOUNDER

PER MARTHINSSON

CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR
AVINODE

 

 

FOUNDER

sergey petrossov

Founder & CEO
JetSMarter

stephen rice

professor
embry-riddle aeronautical university worldwide

FOUNDER

eymeric segard

CEO & founder
Lunajets

INVESTOR

Naresh Shah

COO
A3 by Airbus

FOUNDER

PAUL TOUW

CEO
STELLAR LABS

 

FOUNDER

TOM VICE

PRESIDENT & COO
AERION CORPORATION

 

 

FOUNDER

Alasdair Whyte

Co-Founder
Corporate jet investor, helicopter investor

 

FOUNDER

alex wilcox

Ceo
Jetsuite

“An aircraft can only fly when the amount of paperwork exceeds its weight.”

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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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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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