Revolution.Aero Europe

11 and 12 March 2019
The Royal Garden Hotel, London

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 louisa@corporatejetinvestor.com for more information.

 

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

PER MARTHINSSON, CO-FOUNDER, AVINODE GROUP

Speakers

frank anton


Head of eAircraft
Siemens AG

Armando Antonini

President
CharterPad

Felix Arnold


CEO
BEE Appliance

Aiham Bader

Founder & CEO
Click Aviation Network

Katerina Barilov

Managing Director
Shearwater Aero Capital

Omer
Bar-Yohay

CEO
Eviation

Mark BISSET


Partner
Clyde & Co

EVGENI BORISOV

CEO
Vimana Global

Steve Burns

CEO
Workhorse

JONATHAN CARRIER

VP Corporate Development
AEROMOBIL

Anna Chernova

Co-founder & CPO
Daedalean AI

Neil Cloughley

Founder & MD
Faradair Aerospace

Michael Darcy

CCO
Vertical Aerospace

Arnaud Didey


Founder & CEO
Neoptera

DEAN DONOVAN


Managing Director
Diamond Stream Partners

Nasrin Ebrahim

COO
Pegasus Universal Aerospace 

Will Fanshawe

Halo Aviation

Alice Ferrari


Strategic Partnerships Lead
Founders Factory

Bernhard Fragner

CEO
GlobeAir

gillian hayes


CEO
Aviaa

Glen Heavens

Chairman
Synergy Aviation

Erick HERZBERGER

President & Founder LISA Airplanes

ANDY HUDSON


CEO
Jupiter Aviation

Andrew Hughes

Director
Kestrel 2.0

CLIVE JACKSON


Founder & CEO
Alyssum

Andy King


Co-Founder
FLYT

Richard Koe

Managing Director
WINGX

Damian Kysely

Infrastructure Manager
Skyports

Christophe Lapierre

CCO
Luxaviation Group

PATRICK MARGETSON-RUSHMORE

CEO
Luxaviation UK

Per Marthinsson

CO-Founder
Avinode Group

Mark McCaughrean

Senior Advisor
Science & Exploration
European Space Agency

Reza Mia 


Founder & CEO
Pegasus Universal Aerospace

James Nettleton

Principal
InMotion Ventures

Aoife O’Sullivan

CEO
The Air Law Firm

Hannan Parvizan

Founder
Volans-i

 

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Lisa Peterson


VP Marketing & Digital Strategy
Gogo Business Aviation

Robin Riedel


Partner
McKinsey & Company

Sandra Ro


CEO
Global Blockchain Business Council

BRIAN SCHETTLER

Managing Director
Boeing HorizonX

Eymeric Segard

Founder & CEO
Lunajets

benoit senellart

Founder & CEO
LISA Airplanes

 

Angela Shi


Ventures Associate
Plug & Play Tech Centre

Raj Singh


Managing Director
JetBlue Technology Ventures

Paolo Sommariva

CEO
FL3XX

Filip Stanev


Head of Strategy & Partnerships
Dronamics

Darrell Swanson

Managing Director
Swanson Aviation Consultancy

Alex Tai

Director of Special Projects
Virgin Group

robert thompson

Partner, Managing Partner UK 
Roland Berger

Paul touw


Entrepreneur & Investor

adam twidell


CEO
PrivateFly

Alasdair Whyte

Editor
Revolution.Aero

jeurgen wiese


Chairman
European Business Aviation Association

Patrick Wills


Founder
Earlymarket

Tobias Willuhn

Head of Program Management Aerospace, Defence and Space
Rohde & Schwarz

 

Ryan Wood


Founder & CEO
Frontline Aerospace

Alexander Xydas

Co - Founder
Flugato

 

Agenda

With a mixture of 15 minute (TED-style) presentations and in-depth panels, Revolution.Aero Europe 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: Louisa@corporatejetinvestor.com

 

Day one

8.30 Registration & refreshments

8.45 Opening remarks

9.10 Why electric flight is the future
Paul Touw, Entrepreneur

9.30 Rethinking urban mobility
Why the sky is the best place to travel
How hard (and expensive) is certification?
planning profitable production
Moderators: Robin Riedel, McKinsey & Company
Jonathan Carrier, Aeromobil
Arnaud Didey, Neoptera
Evgeni Borisov, VIMANA
Michael Darcy, Vertical Aerospace

9.55 The Age Of Digital Disruption . . . But What
About Business Aviation?
Where does business aviation stand compared
to the world we live in?
Is same level of disruption is possible?
Armando Antonini, CharterPad

10.15 Boeing HorizonX: Investing in the future of mobility, one start-up at a time.
Leading the future mobility ecosystem through direct investment and partnership 
Brian Schettler, Boeing Horizon X

10.35 Making business and personal aviation more efficient
How to rethink operating aircraft
Is there room for smaller aircraft?
Can you really digitise such an old-fashioned industry?
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Revolution.Aero
Gillian Hayes, AVIAA
Paolo Sommariva, FL3XX
Patrick Margetson-Rushmore, Luxaviation UK
Bernhard Fragner, GlobeAir

11.05 Morning coffee

11.35 New kids on the block –applying blockchain to aviation
Where can it make the biggest difference?
Tracking maintenance, flight planning
Sandra Ro, Global Blockchain Business Council

11.55 The internet of aircraft?
The challenge of connecting flying objects
Improving the cabin and cockpit experience
Lisa Peterson, Gogo Business Aviation

12.15 Cosmic Vertigo
Insight into ESA's missions exploring the solar
system and the wider Universe
Mark McCaughrean, European Space Agency

12.45 Lunch hosted by CharterPad

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14.00 Testing your investment
Tobias Willuhn, Rhode & Schwarz

14.20 Powering the future
Senior Representative, Rolls - Royce

14.40 Powering the revolution
When will passengers be using commercial electric aircraft
Lithium versus oil
Rethinking regional aviation with smaller aircraft
Moderator:
Robert Thompson, Rolland Berger
Frank Anton, Siemens
Omer Bar-Yohay, Eviation
Steve Burns, Workhorse

15.20 Improving efficiency of the current infrastructure
Benoit Senellart, LISA Airplanes
Erick Herzberger, LISA Airplanes

15.40 Afternoon tea

16.10 Moving the passenger to the centre of the value chain
Democratising and lowering the costs of business travel
Dynamic, affordable, on-demand, point - to - point air services
Andrew Hughes, Kestrel 2.0

16.30 Working with regulators and other stakeholders
Educating lawmakers
How to get your message across
Moderator: Aoife O’Sullivan, The Air Law Firm
Juergen Weise, EBAA

17.10 Pitch at Revolution.Aero
Judges:
Raj Singh, JetBlue Ventures
James Nettleton, InMotion Ventures
Lisa Peterson, Gogo Business Aviation

18.00 Cocktail reception hosted by Rolls-Royce

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Day two

8.30 Refreshments

9.00 Day two opening remarks

09.05 Picking winners
Investing in aircraft versus other aviation companies
How can you estimate the time need to get certification?
Do early investors in any transportation revolution get payback
Dean Donovan, DiamondStream Partners
James Nettleton, InMotion Ventures
Alice Ferrari, Founders Factory
Angela Shi, Plug & Play Tech Centre
Raj Singh, JetBlue Technology Ventures

9.45 Why blockchain fits aviation
Benefits of blockchain: traceability, security, efficiency and security
Where it can make a difference
Aiham Bader, Click Aviation
Aleks Kowalski
Alex Tai, Virgin Group

10.25 Identifying early stage opportunities
How can you get to most viable product?
What type of investors are most support
Katerina Barilov, Shearwater Aero Capital

11.05 Morning coffee

11.35 How Blockchain could rethink aircraft finance
Tokenisation of aircraft
Creating a new ecosystem for aircraft leasing

11.55 The first securitised token offering for aviation
How tokenisation works
Making money from aircraft ownership
Andy Hudson, Jupiter Aviation

12.15 Disrupting the Business Jet - but how?
Ryan Wood, Frontline Aerospace
Nasrin Ebrahim, Pegasus Universal Aerospace 
Reza Mia, Pegasus Universal Aerospace

12.45 Avinode
Per Marthinsson, Avinode

13.05 Lunch

14.30 Why freight is great
Why certifying freight is easier
Key freight routes outside urban areas
Moderator: Dean Donovan, Diamondstream Partners
Hannan Parvizan, Volans-i
Felix Arnold, BEE Appliance
Filip Stanev, Dronamics
Alexander Xydas, Flugato
Damian Kysely, Skyports

15.15 Can you really democratise business aviation?
How can you cut costs when margins are already low?
Why empty legs are a distraction?
Limitations with online booking
Moderator: Mark Bisset, Clyde & Co
Clive Jackson, Alyssum
Adam Twidell, PrivateFly
Eymeric Segard, Lunajets
Andy King, FLYT

15.55 Afternoon tea

16.25 Distributed Aviation - A future history of how
electric aviation got us there
The rise of the eLCCs
The end of hub and spoke airports
Darrell Swanson, Swanson Aviation Consultancy

16.45 Is this the end for helicopter & jet operators?
When aircraft are autonomous who needs an operator?
Is the future for aircraft management software rather than people?
Underestimating regulators
Will Fanshawe, Halo Aviation
Christophe Lapierre, Luxaviation Group
Richard Koe, WINGX
Glen Heavens, Synergy Aviation

17.25 Pushing tin – why air traffic control is the key
How can regulators cope with 1000s of aircraft?
Will airspace just become as congested as roads?

18.00 Closing remarks

 

PITCH@REVOLUTION.AERO

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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 2019 - London

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 

 

 

“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

 
 

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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
rebecca@corporatejetinvestor.com
DD: +44 1737 844 383

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