The primary focus of this workshop is on technological and scientific issues. Our goal is to bring together some of the world’s leading experts in this area in order to exchange ideas, establish research priorities, and identify opportunities for collaboration.
Participation in the workshop is by invitation only.
The primary subject areas of relevance to the workshop are:
- Aircraft design
- Engine design
- Alternative fuels
- Atmospheric science
After the event, presentations will be added as they are received from speakers.
Some presentations may not be available for public distribution.
Wednesday, May 18 – Friday, May 20, 2016
Presentation titles will be added as they are received.
|Wednesday, May 18|
|09:30||10:00||David Zingg||UTIAS||Opening Remarks|
|10:00||11:00||John Green||Aircraft Research Association||CO2: the ICAO Metric, the ICAO Standard and the Future Outlook|
|11:30||12:00||Jim Heidmann||NASA||An Overview of NASA’s Advanced Air Transport Technology Project|
|12:00||12:30||Jean-Paul Bonnet||Universite de Poitiers||The European-China initiative “Manipulation of Reynolds Stess for Drag Reduction and Separation Control (MARS) : Control of separation on NACA profile and backward Facing Step|
|13:30||14:00||Jimmy Kenyon||Pratt & Whitney||Reducing Aviation’s CO2 Impact|
|14:00||14:30||Jeff Cramer||Lockheed Martin||Hybrid Wing Body Aircraft for Fuel Efficient Air Transport Operations|
|14:30||15:00||Cynthia Ginestra||Shell||Reduced Emissions via Synthesized Aromatic Kerosene|
|15:30||16:00||Brian Yutko||Aurora Flight Sciences||The Ultra-Efficient D8 Aircraft and Innovation in Commercial Aviation|
|Thursday, May 19|
|09:30||10:30||Faye Collier||NASA||Second Keynote: Status of the Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) Project|
|13:00||11:00||Joyce Penner||Michigan||Forcing Associated with Contrail Dehydration and Soot Emissions in a Global Climate Model|
|11:30||12:00||Jim Hileman||FAA||FAA Environment and Energy Research Update|
|12:00||12:30||Sid Banerjee||Bombardier Aerospace||Environmentally Focused Aircraft: Regional Aircraft Study|
|13:30||14:00||Hamza Abo El Ella||NRC||Towards a Lighter Engine for Improved Aircraft Fuel Efficiency – Collaborative Research on Engine Weight Reduction Technologies|
|14:00||14:30||Aidan O’Sullivan||University College London||Aviation Integrated Modelling Open Source (AIMOS)|
|14:30||15:00||Peter Iosifidis||Lockheed-Martin||Supersonic Commercial Aircraft|
|15:30||16:00||Volker Grewe||DLR||Routing options to reduce aviation’s climate impact|
|18:30||Dinner at Terra Restaurant|
|Friday, May 20|
|09:30||10:30||Dimitri Mavris||Georgia Institute of Technology||System and Fleet level Environmental Assessments for N+2 Technologies|
|13:00||11:00||Russell Stratton||Pratt & Whitney Canada||Aircraft Engine Sustainability: Life Cycle Environmental Impact Reduction|
|11:30||12:00||Arne Stuermer||DLR||DLR Contributions to the Development of Engine-Airframe Integration Concepts for Environmentally Acceptable and Economically Viable Transport Aircraft|
|12:00||12:30||David Hall||MIT||Boundary Layer Ingestion (BLI) Propulsion – Benefit, Challenges, and Opportunities|
|13:30||14:00||Stephen Rolston||Airbus||Improving Aircraft Environmental Performance: Example Technologies and Associated Multi-Disciplinary Challenges|
|14:00||14:30||Nateri Madavan||NASA||A NASA Perspective on Electric Propulsion Technologies for Future Generations of Commercial Aircraft|
|14:30||15:00||David Zingg||UTIAS||The Lifting Fuselage Aircraft Configuration|
|15:00||15:30||David Zingg||UTIAS||Closing Remarks|
Conference delegates are encouraged stay at the Novotel North York. Situated in Uptown Toronto, Novotel Toronto North York offers a modern destination that has upscale amenities, such as complimentary WiFi, a full service restaurant, and an indoor saltwater pool. The University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) has secured a corporate rate of $109* per night.
Novotel North York
3 Park Home Avenue
North York, Ontario, M2N 6L3
Check-in time is after 3:00 pm and check-out time is before 12 Noon
Parking: $17.00 with in and out privileges
Reservations: Please call Novotel directly to secure reservations, 416-733-2929 on or before April 23rd, 2016. The rooms are booked under the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies.
* All rates are subject to applicable taxes
* Quoted rates are not a guaranteed for reservations made after 4:00pm on April 23rd, 2016
Transportation to and from Toronto Airport
Airport limousines/taxis can be located immediately outside any terminal at Toronto’s Pearson Airport (YYZ) on the Arrivals Level. The travel time to the hotel should be about 30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.
Transportation Between Hotel and UTIAS
Transportation between Novotel and UTIAS will be provided by a shuttle bus. The shuttle bus will depart from Novotel North York at 8:40am each morning. Renting a car is an option, but not necessary. Public transportation to UTIAS is not recommended due to the irregular schedule of the buses between the subway station and UTIAS.
Directions to UTIAS
UTIAS is located at 4925 Dufferin Street, in the north-central section of the city of Toronto. The driving time from the hotel to UTIAS should be about 15 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.