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.

 

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

8.00 Registration & refreshments

8.45 Opening remarks
Alasdair Whyte, Revolution.Aero

8.55 Why electric flight is the future
Paul Touw, Entrepreneur

9.15 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
Patrick Margetson-Rushmore, Luxaviation UK
Paolo Sommariva, FL3XX
Adam Twidell, PrivateFly

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 HorizonX Ventures

10.35 Rethinking urban mobility
Why the sky is the best place to travel
How hard (and expensive) is certification?
planning profitable production
Moderator: Robin Riedel, McKinsey & Company
Lawrence Blakeley, Vertical Aerospace
Jonathan Carrier, Aeromobil
Chris Courtney, Joby Aviation
Arnaud Didey, Neoptera

11.15 Morning coffee

11.45 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

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

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

12.55 Lunch hosted by CharterPad

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14.05 Energy & electric transport: the implications for aviation
Michael Liebreich, Liebreich Associates

14.25 Powering the future
Giulio Zamboni, Rolls-Royce

14.45 Powering the revolution
When will passengers be using commercial electric aircraft
Lithium versus oil
Rethinking regional aviation with smaller aircraft
Moderator: Robert Thomson, Rolland Berger
Omer Bar-Yohay, Eviation
Steve Burns, SureFly
Olaf Otto, Siemens

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

15.45 Afternoon tea

16.15 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

16.35 Working with regulators and other stakeholders
Educating lawmakers
How to get your message across
Moderator: Aoife O’Sullivan, The Air Law Firm
Richard Mumford, BACA
Juergen Weise, EBAA
Simon Williams, Isle of Man Aircraft Registry

17.15 Pitch at Revolution.Aero
Judges:
Bruno Costa, Starburst Aerospace Accelerator
James Nettleton, InMotion Ventures
Lisa Peterson, Gogo Business Aviation
Raj Singh, JetBlue Ventures


18.15 Cocktail reception hosted by Rolls-Royce

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Day two

8.00 Refreshments

8.40 Day two opening remarks
Alasdair Whyte, Revolution.Aero

8.45 Volocopter
Christian Bauer, Volocopter

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
Moderator: Bruno Costa, Starburst Aerospace Accelerator
Sam Clifton, InMotion Ventures
Dean Donovan, DiamondStream Partners
Alice Ferrari, Founders Factory
Raj Singh, JetBlue Technology Ventures

9.45 Identifying early stage opportunities
How can you get to most viable product?
What type of investors are most support
Moderator: Brian Flynn, Stellar Labs
Katerina Barilov, Shearwater Aero Capital
Kevin Sara, Aster
Patrick Wills, Earlymarket

10.25 Why blockchain fits aviation
Benefits of blockchain: traceability, security, efficiency and security
Where it can make a difference
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Revolution.Aero
Aiham Bader, Click Aviation
James Dunthorne, Neuron
Alex Tai, Virgin Group

11.05 Morning coffee

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

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

12.25 Tech will shape the next decade, not new aircraft designs
Per Marthinsson, Avinode

12.45 Lunch

14.00 Testing your investment
Tobias Willuhn, Rodhe & Schwartz

14.20 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
Moderator: Richard Koe, WINGX
Will Fanshawe, Halo Aviation
Glen Heavens, Synergy Aviation
Christophe Lapierre, Luxaviation Group

15.00 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
Toby Edwards, Victor
Andy King, FLYT
Eymeric Segard, Lunajets

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

16.20 Afternoon tea

16.50 Commuting via regional air mobility
Neil Cloughley, Faradair

17.10 Eyes & brain of urban mobility aircraft
Who will pilot eVTOLs sooner - me or our product?
Anna Chernova, Daedalean AI

17.30 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

17.50 Closing remarks

 

Speakers

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

Christian Bauer

Head of Business Development
Volocopter

Mark BISSET


Partner
Clyde & Co

Lawrence Blakeley

Engineer Vertical Aerospace

EVGENI BORISOV

CEO
Vimana Global

Steve Burns

Founder
SureFly

JONATHAN CARRIER

VP Corporate Development
AEROMOBIL

Anna Chernova

Co-founder & CPO
Daedalean AI

Neil Cloughley

Founder & MD
Faradair Aerospace

Bruno Costa

Accelerator Manager
Starburst Aerospace Accelerator

Chris Courtney

Commercial Flights Operations Lead Joby Aviation

MichAel Darcy

CCO
Vertical Aerospace

Arnaud Didey


Founder & CEO
Neoptera

DEAN DONOVAN


Managing Director
Diamond Stream Partners

James Dunthorne

Neuron

Nasrin Ebrahim

COO
Pegasus Universal Aerospace 

Toby Edwards

Managing Director (ROW)
Victor

Will Fanshawe

Founder
Halo Aviation

Alice Ferrari

Strategic Partnerships Lead
Founders Factory

Brian Flynn

Director
Stellar Labs

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

Michael Liebreich

Chairman & CEO
Liebreich Associates

PATRICK MARGETSON-RUSHMORE

CEO
Luxaviation UK

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Per Marthinsson

CO-Founder
Avinode Group

Mark McCaughrean

Senior Advisor
Science & Exploration
European Space Agency

Reza Mia 


Founder & CEO
Pegasus Universal Aerospace

Richard Mumford

Chairman
BACA



James Nettleton

Principal
InMotion Ventures

Aoife O’Sullivan

CEO
The Air Law Firm

Olaf Otto

Head of Business Development
Siemens

Hannan Parvizan

Founder
Volans-i

 

Lisa Peterson

VP Marketing & Digital Strategy
Gogo Business Aviation

Robin Riedel

Partner
McKinsey & Company

Sandra Ro

CEO
Global Blockchain Business Council

Kevin Sara

Venture Partner
Aster

BRIAN SCHETTLER

Managing Director
Boeing HorizonX

Eymeric Segard

Founder & CEO
Lunajets

benoit senellart

Founder & CEO
LISA Airplanes

 

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
Flugauto

Giulio Zamboni

Head of Future Aircraft Propositions
Rolls-Royce

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 

 

 

 
 

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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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