Nine Talks From The Leading Edge Of Aviation Innovation

Tuesday, July 24th | 9am – 12pm

EAA AirVenture, Oshkosh, WI

The Lindbergh Innovation Forum

The Lindbergh Innovation Forum is a global platform to showcase breakthrough innovation in aviation, from a name that is synonymous with aviation transformation. It features inspiring and provocative presentations by entrepreneurs and inventors, that expose the audience to leading edge concepts that are shaping the future of flight. It demonstrates how key breakthroughs will dramatically change our conception of an aircraft, and how these coming changes will affect us all.

The Lindbergh Innovation Forum provides you with a unique opportunity to participate in the future of aviation by developing valuable, mutually beneficial connections with aviation trailblazers.

EAA AIRVENTURE

The Lindbergh Foundation and EAA are partnering to present the Lindbergh Innovation Forum at EAA AirVenture on Tuesday, July 24th 2018.

Featuring leaders from Boeing, Uber Elevate, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and number of exciting startups, attendees will be exposed to the leading edge of aviation innovation:

  • The advanced technologies powering the 3rd aviation revolution
  • The transformative capabilities of autonomous commercial aircraft
  • Forever changing how we travel within our cities through urban air transport
  • Futuristic and ultra-efficient aircraft designs
  • How electric flight can enable a radical transportation future
  • How additive manufacturing is radically changing aircraft development
  • Artificial Intelligence, Night and Beyond Visual Line of Sight technologies

Attendees will also have a unique opportunity to engage with the presenters after the event.

Presenters & Panel Moderators

Sean Tucker

Legendary Aerobatic Pilot

Mike Sinnett

Vice President, Product Strategy and Future Airplane Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
The Boeing Company

Erik Lindbergh

President, VerdeGo Aero

Adam Warmoth

Vehicle Requirements Lead
Uber Elevate

Dr. Pat Anderson

Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Director, Eagle Flight Research Center, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
CTO, VerdeGo Aero

Roland Gerhards

Managing Director and CEO
ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research

Dr. Donald Hillebrand

Director, Energy Systems Division
Argonne National Laboratory

Dr. Susan Ying

Vice President of Technology Strategy & International Relations, Ampaire
President, International Council of Aeronautical Sciences

Steve Smith

Corporate Speaker, Venture Capital Advisor and Former NASA Astronaut

John Petersen

Chairman, The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation

Charles Spinelli

Associate Technical Fellow, Boeing Research & Technology
The Boeing Company

Stephen Burns

CEO
Workhorse Group

Robert Hannaford

Co-Founder and Director
Air Shepherd (UAV & Drone Solutions)

Agenda
Time
Presenter
Topic

9 AM

John Petersen
Chairman, The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation

Welcome

Sean Tucker
Legendary Aerobatic Pilot

Opening remarks

Dr. Pat Anderson,
Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Director, Eagle Flight Research Center, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
CTO, VerdeGo Aero

Airplane Design As Avatar: Electric Propulsion Enables A Radical Transportation Future

Mike Sinnett,
Vice President, Product Strategy and Future Airplane Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
The Boeing Company

Enhancing Safety And Efficiency Through Commercial Autonomy

Adam Warmoth
Vehicle Requirements Lead
Uber Elevate

Path to Scale for Aerial Ridesharing

A RADICAL TRANSPORATION FUTURE
An expert panel with Dr. Pat Anderson, Mike Sinnett and Adam Warmoth
Moderated by John Petersen
Chairman, The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation

10 AM

Dr. Donald Hillebrand
Director, Energy Systems Division
Argonne National Laboratory

Advanced Battery Technologies
Powering Flight

Stephen Burns
CEO
Workhorse Group

Advanced Control Systems for Safe
Manned eVTOL Flight

Roland Gerhards
Managing Director and CEO
ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research

How Additive Manufacturing Is Transforming Aviation

EMPOWERING TECHNOLOGIES
An expert panel with Stephen Burns, Roland Gerhards and Dr. Donald Hillebrand
Moderated by Erik Lindbergh
President, VerdeGo Aero

11 AM

Dr. Susan Ying
Vice President of Technology Strategy & International Relations, Ampaire
President, International Council of Aeronautical Sciences

The Third Revolution in Aviation

Robert Hannaford
Co-Founder and Director
Air Shepherd (UAV & Drone Solutions)

Artificial Intelligence, Night and
Beyond Visual Line of Sight

Charles Spinelli
Associate Technical Fellow, Boeing Research & Technology
The Boeing Company

UAS Technology That Enhances
Flight Safety

REIMAGINING THE AIRCRAFT
An expert panel with Robert Hannaford, Charles Spinelli and Dr. Susan Ying
Moderated by Steve Smith
Corporate Speaker, Venture Capital Advisor and Former NASA Astronaut

12 PM

Erik Lindbergh
President, VerdeGo Aero

Closing remarks