Conference Programme – Day One

Preliminary Conference Programme

Conference Programme Day Two

DAY ONE – Tuesday 19th June 2018

9:00am – 10:30am – Opening Keynote (Joint Opening with AEE)

Chair: Woodrow Bellamy, Editor, Avionics Magazine

  • Aidan Kearney, Head of Maintenance Operations, Easyjet
  • Working Groups in Progress Report – Christian Schleifer, EUROCAE

11:00am – 12:30pm – Getting Back to Basics

With the latest technologies and systems, new ideas and phrases, are we losing sight of where we need to start? In this session we outline some of the fundamentals we need to know and understand in the testing process.
Chair: Ben Sampson, Editor, Aerospace Testing International 

  • Avionics Certification Process – From Component to Aircraft Level – Paul Hart, Chief Technology Officer, Curtiss Wight
  • Overview of Virtual Flight Testing Technology, Past, Present and Future – Ivan Burdun, President Aixtree & Alexander Grebenkin, Head of Dept, Moscow Institute of Electromechanics and Automatics
  • Application of Endoscopic Diagnosis in Maintenance on the Condition of Aircraft Engines – Stefan Jankovic, Aircraft Accident Expert, Federal Inspectorate for Civil Aviation
  • Senior Representative, GVH Aerospace*

2:00pm – 3:30pm – Simulation & Modelling

Simulation & Modelling can aid testing validation prior to investing in the expense of prototype developments. How can we improve the simulation and testing environment to enhance expected results in the testing and certification stage?
Chair: Mirko Jakovljevic, TTTech

  • Continuous Testing: From SW Unit Testing to Systems Validation – Massimo Bombino, Regional Manager South-East Europe, Vector Informatik
  • Improving Fatigue-Durability Life Estimation of Aerospace-Aviation Materials – Ronnie Bolick, Applied Nano Solutions
  • Use of Simulation to aid Avionics Display development – Matt Jackson, Technical Product Manager, Presagis
  • Application of Random Verification in DO-254 Projects – Oliviera Stojanovic, Senior Staff Verification Engineer, HDL Design House

4:00pm – 5:30pm – Updating Legacy Architecture

With many aircraft still running legacy systems, upgrading modern technologies into existing architecture provides its own unique challenges. Ensuring legacy systems can accommodate and cope with the latest of technologies efficiently is essential for maintaining operational aircraft and profitability.
Chair: Matt Jackson, Presagis

  • Marie-Pierre Lehoux, AIRBUS Engineering – Systems Sales and Marketing, Airbus
  • Fabian Lange, Team Leader Field Applications Engineering (EMEA), Data Device Corporation
  • Upgrading MIL-STD-1553 data bus equipped aircraft – Greg Fielding, VP Marketing & BD, Edgewater/Paul Hart, Chief Technology Officer, Curtiss Wight
  • Hensoldt Avionics Product Roadmap – Geert Mansvelt, Business Development – Product Management, Euroavionics