Revolution.Aero US 2019

23-24 September 2019 | San Francisco

Two days of presentations, discussions and interviews, connecting the industry and providing the latest insights on the future of the flight. Agenda

Day One/Two

Day One/Two

Risks to the revolution
Kirsten Bartok, AirFinance

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The bizjet tech arms race
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Revolution.Aero
Andrew Collins, Sentient Jet
Dan Crowe, Wheels Up
Greg Johnson, OneSky Flight
Per Marthinsson, Avinode

Disrupting private aviation for passengers
Kenny Dichter, Wheels Up

Why air traffic control is the key now
Moderator: Starr Ginn, NASA
Jon Damush, Boeing NeXt
Ali Husain, SkyGrid
Ben Marcus, AirMap
Michele Merkle, FAA
Peter Sachs, Airbus UTM

How do you forecast a market that does not yet exist?
Moderator: Eddie Gross, Vedder Price
Michael Dyment, NEXA Capital Partners
Brian Foley, Brian Foley Associates
Doug Reinart, Porsche Consulting
Tobias Strobl, Business Models Inc.
Kenneth Swartz, Vertical Flight Society

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Micromobility to Air Taxis: Investing in the next generation of mobility
Jim Adler, Toyota AI Ventures

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Fireside chat: Regulating innovation
Tim Arel, FAA

Changing a Paradigm
Sacha Wetzel, Avfoil

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Can urban aerial mobility fly over all the obstacles facing adoption?
Moderator: Cyrus Sigari, jetAVIVA
Ryan Doss, Karem Aircraft
Joseph Segura-Conn, Hoversurf
Wyatt Smith, Uber

Why certification is just one hurdle: Operating innovative aircraft
Moderator: David Norton, Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton
Carl Dietrich, Carl Dietrich Consulting
David Hernandez, Vedder Price
Patrick Hansen, Luxaviation
Mike Nichols, NBAA
Michael Whitaker, Whitaker AirSpace

Digital disruptors or business disruptors
Armando Antonini, CharterPad

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Applying blockchain to aviation
Moderator: Ford von Weise, Citi Private Bank
Lucas Pinoli, Block Aero
Sandra Ro, Global Blockchain Business Council
Richard Steeves, TrustFlight

Eye in the sky: NASA’s solution to the future of airborne traffic management
Joseph Rios, NASA

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Finding early-stage investors
Moderator: Katerina Barilov, Sparkplug Capital+
Joe Blair, Obvious Ventures
Francois Chopard, Starburst Aerospace Accelerator
Gwen Lighter, GoFly
Angela Shi, Plug & Play Ventures
Peter Shannon, Radius Capital

Bringing virtual reality to aviation
Ryan Pulliam, Specular Theory

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Keeping leadership in disruptive times
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Revolution.Aero
Mark Cousin, A^3 by Airbus
Michael Lohnert, Boeing Horizon X
Andre Stein, Embraer X

Aviation title: from handwritten documents to blockchain
Clay Healey, AIC Title

Lindbergh 2027 – One hundred years of aerospace innovation
Erik Lindbergh, The Lindbergh Foundation

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The latest developments in urban air mobility
Cyrus Sigari, jetAVIVA

Why is making money making aircraft so difficult?
Moderator: John Stack, Canaccord Genuity
Ron Epstein, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Jon Raviv, Citigroup
Shawn Vick, Global Jet Capital / AE Industrial Partners
Rolland Vincent, JETNET iQ

The changing face of urban air mobility
Bonny Simi, JetBlue Technology Ventures

Building a fixed-wing (business) model
Moderator: Dean Donovan, DiamondStream Partners
Tom Hsieh, FLOAT Shuttle
Rob McKinney, Mokulele Airlines
Bruno Mombrinie, Metro Hop
Robert LaBelle, XTI Aircraft
Uma Subramanian, Aero Technologies

Updating business aviation
Moderator: Brian Flynn, DiamondStream Partners
Shaan Bhanji, Fly Easy Software
David Fox, Stellar Labs
Paul Malicki, Flapper
Paolo Sommariva, FL3XX

Financing the Fourth Aviation Revolution

Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Revolution.Aero
Ashish Aggarwal, Grishin Robotics
Srini Anath, Intel Capital
Brian Flynn, DiamondStream Partners
Damineh Mycroft, Boeing Horizon X Ventures
Paul Willard, Storm Ventures

How soon will electric aircraft become widespread?

Moderator: Dean Donovan, DiamondStream Partners
Eric Bartsch, VerdeGo Aero
Kevin Noertker, Ampaire
Andrew Patton, ZeroAvia

Why electric aircraft are the future of flight training
George Bye, Bye Aerospace

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