Overview

Overview

On 3rd and 4th September 2019, the world of urban air mobility came together at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre for the inaugural Global Urban Air Summit. The Global Urban Air Summit 2019 was an elite gathering of innovators, regulators, government and investors who addressed the global challenges in urban air mobility, showcased the latest innovations and looked to truly shape the future of air travel.

Over two days of networking, knowledge sharing and demonstrating, the international community at GUAS drove the sector forward with an industry leading conference programme, challenge workshops and a dedicated exhibition, all playing a key strategic role in the development of urban air transportation.

View and download the 2019 Global Urban Air Summit conference programme here!
View and download the 2019 Global Urban Air Summit show brochure here!

See a selection of images from the 2019 Global Urban Air Summit below:

Agenda

Opening Address

logoTuesday 03 September, 2019
  • Plenary 1: Global Outlook
  • - Panel (with Q&A): A Global UAM Outlook
  • - UAM Market Overview
  • - Panel (with Q&A): Challenges, Opportunities & Threats
  • - Uber Keynote: On-Demand Aerial Ridesharing - Uber's Vision for Making the World Move
  • - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Plenary 2: eVTOL & Infrastructure
  • - Keynote: From Flying Cars to Humans on Mars -The Future of Transportation
  • - Enabling Urban Mobility: A New EVTOL Infrastructure Era
  • - Infrastructure in Urban Air Mobility: The Crucial Component
  • - A UAM Ecosystem Built on Safety
  • - How Urban Air Mobility will reshape our cities with the new real estate and smart-systems
  • - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Plenary 3: Operational Environment
  • - Preparing the UK for UAM Operations
  • - Tackling Airborne Software Complexity and Safety for eVTOL
  • - Air Mobility ecosystem - Scaling the Urban Air Mobility economy
  • - Blockchain in Aviation
  • - Panel (with Q&A):A look at Cross-Certification, and Air Traffic Management Issues and Developments
  • - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Plenary 4: Beyond Passenger Travel
  • - Panel (with Q&A):Defence Logistics Supply: Going the Last Mile
  • - Case Study: Drone Delivery Service in Iceland
  • - The transformational technology of drones and their potential impact on society
  • - Closing Remarks
  • - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Welcome Reception

Opening Address

logoWednesday 04 September, 2019
  • - NASA Keynote: UAM Challenges and the NASA Strategy
  • - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Plenary 5: Innovation: Vehicles & Battery Systems, Investment
  • - Panel: Vehicle Innovation a look at the latest and greatest UAM Vehicles.
  • - CAA Innovation Hub
  • - From Formula One to Flight
  • - Lightweight Production 4.0: Design for fast & efficient production ramp-up of urban air vehicles
  • - Batteries for Aviation: Technology trajectories for battery types and chemistries-what is the future?
  • - Keynote: 5G and the future of transport
  • - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Plenary 6: Finance & Investment
  • - Investing in Urban Air Mobility
  • - Is there money to be made in Urban Air Mobility?
  • - Closing Keynote: Future Flight Challenge
  • - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Challenge Workshops 1-3: ‘Vehicles, Battery Systems & Energy Storage - Markets & Market Access - Media & Public Perception
  • Challenge Workshops 4-6: Financing Projects - Operational Environment - Cyber Security

The agenda and detailed timings will be updated regularly.

Supported by

ADS

ADS is the trade organisation that supports over 1000 UK businesses operating across the aerospace, defence, security and space sectors. Whether representing industry or driving forward innovation and growth, ADS is at the forefront of these activities. Our membership ranges from SMEs to global primes. Our 30+ Special Interest Groups includes one dedicated to Urban Air Mobility.

Website

Department for International Trade

The DIT secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.

Website

Department for Transport

The Department for Transport work with their agencies and partners to support the transport network that helps the UK’s businesses and gets people and goods travelling around the country. We plan and invest in transport infrastructure to keep the UK on the move.

Website

FINN

FINN is the independent news channel from the organisers of the Farnborough International Airshow, FINN is a new video-led digital hub for the global aviation community. Reporting direct from the primary air shows across the globe and throughout the year, FINN features a dynamic mixture of video interviews, analysis and opinion from aerospace industry leaders, innovators and journalists.

Website

Industrial Strategy

The aim of the Industrial Strategy is to boost productivity by backing businesses to create good jobs and increase the earning power of people throughout the UK with investment in skills, industries and infrastructure.

Website

Team Defence

D-Info facilitates activities in 'Secure Collaboration across Team Defence' based on secure information sharing - facilitating protected, productive and mutually profitable business relationships in the Aerospace and Defence sector. Non-partisan, TD-Info's neutral forum enables the right people to work together pragmatically, progressing opportunities, enabling and exploiting capabilities for the common good in Team Defence. Via the Joint information Group, TD-Info activities support the Defence Suppliers Forum the 'major conduit for MOD-Industry relationships', chaired by the Secretary of State.

Website

Flight Global

FlightGlobal provides powerful aviation intelligence through data and analytics. We continue to develop new capabilities to support our customers’ short and long-term decisions and planning, leveraging our unique combination of expertise, technology and databases. It demonstrates our commitment in providing a complete view of the aviation industry today, tomorrow and beyond.

Website

TransportUP

TransportUP is The Latest News for Urban Aviation. Through articles, social content, podcasts, and market research and analysis, TransportUP is the world's leading publication and syndicate for information on eVTOL, Urban Air Mobility, and flying car information. TransportUP prides itself on the clear and concise presentation of this information to engage an even larger audience than is currently involved in the aerospace, automotive, and technology industries, in order to amplify the democratization of flight for the world.

Website

eVTOL.com

eVTOL.com is a new online publication from MHM Publishing, publishers of Vertical and Skies magazines. Since our founding in 2002, we’ve provided award-winning coverage of conventional vertical take-off and landing aircraft, with Vertical now the largest and most trusted helicopter magazine in the world. Now, with the emergence of a new class of electric and hybrid electric VTOL aircraft, we’ve created eVTOL.com to provide focused, in-depth coverage of this emerging industry.

Website

Innovation is Great

The GREAT Britain campaign showcases the best of what our whole nation has to offer to inspire the world and encourage people to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK. GREAT is the Government’s most ambitious international promotional campaign ever, uniting the efforts of the public and private sector to generate jobs and growth for Britain.

Website

Oliver Wyman

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 60 cities across 29 countries and +5,000 professionals, we combine deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. Our experts advise clients across the transportation industry, including airlines and surface transport operators; OEMs and their supply base; infrastructure providers and governments; MROs and other service providers; and non-traditional entrants, new tech, and financiers in the transport and travel sectors. The team’s capabilities also include: CAVOK, technical consulting on safety and compliance, maintenance programs, and certification; PlaneStats.com analytical data tools; and strategies and modeling for market share, network, and fleet planning via our Network Simulation Center.

Website

Agenda

Overview

On 3rd and 4th September 2019, the world of urban air mobility came together at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre for the inaugural Global Urban Air Summit. The Global Urban Air Summit 2019 was an elite gathering of innovators, regulators, government and investors who addressed the global challenges in urban air mobility, showcased the latest innovations and looked to truly shape the future of air travel.

Over two days of networking, knowledge sharing and demonstrating, the international community at GUAS drove the sector forward with an industry leading conference programme, challenge workshops and a dedicated exhibition, all playing a key strategic role in the development of urban air transportation.

View and download the 2019 Global Urban Air Summit conference programme here!
View and download the 2019 Global Urban Air Summit show brochure here!

See a selection of images from the 2019 Global Urban Air Summit below:

Agenda

Opening Address

logoTuesday 03 September, 2019
  • Plenary 1: Global Outlook
  • - Panel (with Q&A): A Global UAM Outlook
  • - UAM Market Overview
  • - Panel (with Q&A): Challenges, Opportunities & Threats
  • - Uber Keynote: On-Demand Aerial Ridesharing - Uber's Vision for Making the World Move
  • - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Plenary 2: eVTOL & Infrastructure
  • - Keynote: From Flying Cars to Humans on Mars -The Future of Transportation
  • - Enabling Urban Mobility: A New EVTOL Infrastructure Era
  • - Infrastructure in Urban Air Mobility: The Crucial Component
  • - A UAM Ecosystem Built on Safety
  • - How Urban Air Mobility will reshape our cities with the new real estate and smart-systems
  • - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Plenary 3: Operational Environment
  • - Preparing the UK for UAM Operations
  • - Tackling Airborne Software Complexity and Safety for eVTOL
  • - Air Mobility ecosystem - Scaling the Urban Air Mobility economy
  • - Blockchain in Aviation
  • - Panel (with Q&A):A look at Cross-Certification, and Air Traffic Management Issues and Developments
  • - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Plenary 4: Beyond Passenger Travel
  • - Panel (with Q&A):Defence Logistics Supply: Going the Last Mile
  • - Case Study: Drone Delivery Service in Iceland
  • - The transformational technology of drones and their potential impact on society
  • - Closing Remarks
  • - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Welcome Reception

Opening Address

logoWednesday 04 September, 2019
  • - NASA Keynote: UAM Challenges and the NASA Strategy
  • - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Plenary 5: Innovation: Vehicles & Battery Systems, Investment
  • - Panel: Vehicle Innovation a look at the latest and greatest UAM Vehicles.
  • - CAA Innovation Hub
  • - From Formula One to Flight
  • - Lightweight Production 4.0: Design for fast & efficient production ramp-up of urban air vehicles
  • - Batteries for Aviation: Technology trajectories for battery types and chemistries-what is the future?
  • - Keynote: 5G and the future of transport
  • - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Plenary 6: Finance & Investment
  • - Investing in Urban Air Mobility
  • - Is there money to be made in Urban Air Mobility?
  • - Closing Keynote: Future Flight Challenge
  • - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Challenge Workshops 1-3: ‘Vehicles, Battery Systems & Energy Storage - Markets & Market Access - Media & Public Perception
  • Challenge Workshops 4-6: Financing Projects - Operational Environment - Cyber Security

The agenda and detailed timings will be updated regularly.

Supported by

ADS

ADS is the trade organisation that supports over 1000 UK businesses operating across the aerospace, defence, security and space sectors. Whether representing industry or driving forward innovation and growth, ADS is at the forefront of these activities. Our membership ranges from SMEs to global primes. Our 30+ Special Interest Groups includes one dedicated to Urban Air Mobility.

Website

Department for International Trade

The DIT secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.

Website

Department for Transport

The Department for Transport work with their agencies and partners to support the transport network that helps the UK’s businesses and gets people and goods travelling around the country. We plan and invest in transport infrastructure to keep the UK on the move.

Website

FINN

FINN is the independent news channel from the organisers of the Farnborough International Airshow, FINN is a new video-led digital hub for the global aviation community. Reporting direct from the primary air shows across the globe and throughout the year, FINN features a dynamic mixture of video interviews, analysis and opinion from aerospace industry leaders, innovators and journalists.

Website

Industrial Strategy

The aim of the Industrial Strategy is to boost productivity by backing businesses to create good jobs and increase the earning power of people throughout the UK with investment in skills, industries and infrastructure.

Website

Team Defence

D-Info facilitates activities in 'Secure Collaboration across Team Defence' based on secure information sharing - facilitating protected, productive and mutually profitable business relationships in the Aerospace and Defence sector. Non-partisan, TD-Info's neutral forum enables the right people to work together pragmatically, progressing opportunities, enabling and exploiting capabilities for the common good in Team Defence. Via the Joint information Group, TD-Info activities support the Defence Suppliers Forum the 'major conduit for MOD-Industry relationships', chaired by the Secretary of State.

Website

Flight Global

FlightGlobal provides powerful aviation intelligence through data and analytics. We continue to develop new capabilities to support our customers’ short and long-term decisions and planning, leveraging our unique combination of expertise, technology and databases. It demonstrates our commitment in providing a complete view of the aviation industry today, tomorrow and beyond.

Website

TransportUP

TransportUP is The Latest News for Urban Aviation. Through articles, social content, podcasts, and market research and analysis, TransportUP is the world's leading publication and syndicate for information on eVTOL, Urban Air Mobility, and flying car information. TransportUP prides itself on the clear and concise presentation of this information to engage an even larger audience than is currently involved in the aerospace, automotive, and technology industries, in order to amplify the democratization of flight for the world.

Website

eVTOL.com

eVTOL.com is a new online publication from MHM Publishing, publishers of Vertical and Skies magazines. Since our founding in 2002, we’ve provided award-winning coverage of conventional vertical take-off and landing aircraft, with Vertical now the largest and most trusted helicopter magazine in the world. Now, with the emergence of a new class of electric and hybrid electric VTOL aircraft, we’ve created eVTOL.com to provide focused, in-depth coverage of this emerging industry.

Website

Innovation is Great

The GREAT Britain campaign showcases the best of what our whole nation has to offer to inspire the world and encourage people to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK. GREAT is the Government’s most ambitious international promotional campaign ever, uniting the efforts of the public and private sector to generate jobs and growth for Britain.

Website

Oliver Wyman

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 60 cities across 29 countries and +5,000 professionals, we combine deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. Our experts advise clients across the transportation industry, including airlines and surface transport operators; OEMs and their supply base; infrastructure providers and governments; MROs and other service providers; and non-traditional entrants, new tech, and financiers in the transport and travel sectors. The team’s capabilities also include: CAVOK, technical consulting on safety and compliance, maintenance programs, and certification; PlaneStats.com analytical data tools; and strategies and modeling for market share, network, and fleet planning via our Network Simulation Center.

Website

Speakers

Speakers
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Spencer Kelly, Technology TV Presenter

Spencer is a respected technology presenter and computer scientist

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Ito Takanori, METI

Mr. Takanori Ito is Deputy Director of Future Air Mobility Office in METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry).

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Robert Pearce, NASA

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Mr. Pearce is responsible for leading aeronautics research mission strategic

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Dr Harini Kulatunga, Airbus

Harini Kulatunga is Head of Solutions in Airbus’ Urban Air Mobility (UAM) department.

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Dr Pippa Malmgren, H Robotics

Dr. Pippa Malmgren is the co-founder of H Robotics and former Economic Advisor to President George W. Bush.

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James Cranswick, Deloitte

As Director Aviation at Deloitte James is looking to help clients understand and maximise the benefits and mitigate the risks posed by unmanned aviation.

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Guillaume Thibault, Oliver Wyman

Guillaume Thibault is a Paris-based Partner at Oliver Wyman...

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Jay Merkle, US Federal Aviation Administration

Prior to being named the new Executive Director of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Office...

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Tim Johnson, Civil Aviation Authority

Tim is Policy Director for the CAA, responsible for driving forward the CAA’s approach to major policy issues

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François Sillion, Uber

François Sillion is the director of Uber's Advanced Technologies Centre

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Darrell Swanson, Swanson Aviation

Darrell has established himself as a subject matter expert

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Dr. Anita Sengupta, ASX

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Dr. Sengupta is an aerospace engineer, rocket scientist, pilot, and veteran

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Ricky Sandhu, Founder, SMALL

Ricky Founded, founder of small., has over 15 years experience at one of the worlds leading architectural design practices Foster + Partners.

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Duncan Walker, Managing Director, SkyPorts Ltd

Duncan Walker is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Skyports Limited.

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Mildred Troegeler, Boeing

Mildred Troegeler is the Director of Global Airspace Integration for Boeing NeXt

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Pawan Srivastava, McFlyAero Infrastructure

With 15 years’ experience managing and investing in businesses across multiple sectors in Africa,

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Nikhil Anand, Founding Partner, The Aviary Project

Nik Anand is one of the Founding Partners of The Aviary Project, an open community dedicated to supporting

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Filip Verhaeghe, (UN)MANNED

Together with his team, Filip is revolutionizing avionics instrument development and certification.

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Ken Stewart, AiRXOS, part of GE Aviation

Ken Stewart serves as AiRXOS’ CEO, joining the organization in 2017 as Executive Product Manager, Digital.

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Ali Husain, SkyGrid

Ali Husain, Chief Software Architect at SkyGrid,

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Andrew Sage, NATS

Andrew Sage is Head of Unmanned Traffic Management at NATS

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Jon Round, Civil Aviation Authority

Jon is Head of Airspace, Air Traffic Management & Aerodromes at the CAA

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Col. Ed Corrigan, Ministry Of Defence

Colonel Edward Corrigan is currently Assistant Head Concepts and Force Development.

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Peter Stockel, DSTL, UK Government

Peter Stockel is currently a Dstl Fellow in Dstl's Platform Systems Division.

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Neil Cloughley, Faradair Aerospace

Neil Cloughley is Managing Director of Faradair® Aerospace Limited

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Arnaud Didey, Neoptera

Arnaud holds an MSc with Majors in Engineering Sciences, Fluid and Solid Mechanics.

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Maron Kristofersson, Aha.is

Maron is the CEO and co-founder of Aha, which builds online marketplace businesses with instant deliveries.

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Marion Le Masson, Thales UK

Marion is the Digital Product Manager for SOARIZON® by Thales.

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Spencer Kelly, Technology TV Presenter

Spencer is a respected technology presenter and computer scientist

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Davis Hackenberg, NASA

Davis Hackenberg is currently serving the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) as the Project Manager for the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM).

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Gwen Lighter, GoFly

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Gwen Lighter is the CEO and founder of GoFly.

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Fabien Nestmann, Volocopter

Truly passionate about moving people and giving them time back

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Ilya Knaykov, Bartini

Ilya Khanykov is the co-founder of McFly Infrastructure,

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Brett Peterson, Vertical Aerospace

Brett Peterson is a Senior Design Engineer at Vertical Aerospace...

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Tomohiro Fukuzawa, SkyDrive & CARTIVATOR

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Tomohiro graduated from Tokyo University and worked at Toyota Motor as part global procurement.

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Dr Seyed Mohseni, Samad Aerospace

Dr Seyed Mohseni is a serial entrepreneur founding a number of successful businesses with his academic background in aerospace engineering design.

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Frederic Laugere, Civil Aviation Authority

Frédéric Laugère is a Technology and Innovation Manager with 16 years of experience...

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Stu Olden, Williams Advanced Engineering

Stu leads the development of the Aerospace, Defence and Emerging Markets areas of the business

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Thorsten Gröne, Cevotec

Thorsten Groene is the Managing Director of Cevotec GmbH and responsible for business strategy and operations.

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Phil Whiffin, WMG, University of Warwick

Phil Whiffin has 30 years' experience in engineering across multiple transport sectors including Automotive, Rail, Off-highway and Aerospace.

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Prof. Rahim Tafazolli

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Rahim Tafazolli has been the Professor of Mobile and Satellite Communications at the University of Surrey since April 2000

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Sir Brian Burridge, Royal Aeronautical Society

Sir Brian Burridge became Chief Executive of the Royal Aeronautical Society in October 2018.

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Tommy Wilson, Flock

Tommy Wilson is the Drone Partnerships Manager at Flock...

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Clive Lewis, Achieving the Difference

As a leading aerospace strategy practice, dozens of blue chip industry clients call upon Achieving the Difference’s approach and knowledge to help them access and grow in aerospace.

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Gary Cutts, Innovate UK

Gary has nearly 30 years experience in the Aerospace industry mainly working on Civil and Defence propulsion system for Rolls‐Royce.

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David Debney, ATI

David Debney joined the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) as its Head of Technology for Whole Aircraft in January 2019

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Exhibitors, Sponsors and Participants

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At the Global Urban Air Summit, the exhibition area is a key networking opportunity for participants and for visiting delegates.  International exhibitors showcase their products and services to this unique audience within the Air Mobility sector.

Details of confirmed exhibitors and participants at the 2019 Global Urban Air Summit are listed below.

Contact a member of the team today to discuss exhibiting opportunities at the next edition of the Global Urban Air Summit or within the Urban Air Zone at the 2020 Farnborough International Airshow.

CONTACT THE TEAM DOWNLOAD THE GUAS 2019 FLOORPLAN

View the Global Urban Air Summit 2019 participants below:

ADS

ADS is the trade organisation that supports over 1000 UK businesses operating across the aerospace, defence, security and space sectors. Whether representing industry or driving forward innovation and growth, ADS is at the forefront of these activities. Our membership ranges from SMEs to global primes. Our 30+ Special Interest Groups includes one dedicated to Urban Air Mobility.

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AES

AES is a leading provider of safety critical hardware and software components. We design, develop and offer support for customized high-performance embedded solutions in the markets of aerospace and defense.

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AeroMobil Technical Services

At AeroMobil, we understand the challenges companies are facing to evaluate eVTOL for personal air transport. We have built strong expertise across the major building blocks for Personal Aerial Vehicles and Urban Air Mobility – vehicle, infrastructure, operations, business model. Over the last 10 years, we accumulated a depth of experience in critical areas related to the design and development of PAVs. We have built engineering and design capabilities around whole vehicle design and systems integration. Our technology and strategy partners are world-leading organisations, further enhancing our services and capabilities. We have already completed several projects in the last 12 months for leading automotive OEM and technology suppliers.

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Arup

Arup are an independent firm of designers, engineers, architects, planners, consultants and technical specialists working across every aspect of today's built environment.

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Atkins

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins helps clients plan, design and enable major capital projects, and provides expert consultancy that covers the full project lifecycle. We build strong relationships by understanding the challenges that clients face, sharing their vision and helping them transform potential into reality. Our world-class expertise at scale delivers value and our depth and breadth of capabilities sets us apart from the competition.

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Boeing

Boeing is transforming the way companies move goods, cargo and people to save time and solve for growing transportation challenges. The Boeing NeXt organization is laying the foundation for a next-generation mobility ecosystem in which autonomous and piloted vehicles can safely coexist. Uniting research and development in autonomous flight and advanced propulsion, Boeing and its partners are creating urban, regional and global transportation solutions for the future.

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Clarendon

Clarendon Specialty Fasteners is a leading distributor of aerospace fasteners with stocking facilities in Europe and the USA, specialising in the aircraft interiors market. We stock a comprehensive range of fully traceable aerospace fasteners and hardware across several aerospace standards including NAS, MS, AN, DIN, etc. as well as commercial products used in the assembly of seats and interior monuments. We offer bespoke added value services such as kitting, inspection and expertise in technical design & support. We also offer a unique Vendor Managed Inventory solution using RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology to manage our customers’ inventory.

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Department for International Trade

Department for International Trade is the Government department that helps UK based companies succeed in an increasingly global economy. The range of expert services is tailored to the needs of individual businesses to maximise their international success. Companies can access free advice and practical support from International Trade Advisers (ITA) who can assist at all stages of a business’s exporting journey. The Department for International Trade offers a range of activities to allow you to open up export markets and explore new opportunities. Promoting British trade and investment across the world and building the global appetite for British goods and services. Come and visit us at GUAS where you can speak with a local ITA.

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Farnborough International Airshow

The Farnborough International Airshow is the place where the entire aviation and aerospace industry gathers to learn, network and do business. Responsible for hosting some of the largest and most successful events in the ever-changing aviation sector, Farnborough International Airshow has established a reputation for providing an unrivalled platform for businesses of all sizes, from all tiers of industry, to showcase their latest innovations. Our industry insight and understanding of your business needs ensures that the show delivers leading content with leading platforms. The 2020 Farnborough International Airshow will deliver more opportunities and connections for our clients around the world.

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JETcopter

JETcopter is the only urban VTOL powered with hybrid automotive motors that is capable to achieve 300 km/h and a distance of 1000 km. JETcopter, with it's enclosed rotors is one of safest VTOL aircraft in the urban air environment.

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Samad Aerospace

Samad Aerospace Limited is a UK high-tech SME base in Cranfield, focused on the design, development and certification of a range of novel hybrid-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft including Starling UAV, e-Starling, Starling Jet and HUMA as a response to the increasing global need for more electric and airport independent VTOL aircraft. VTOL capability will eliminate dependency on runways in current similar size business aircraft and drawbacks of helicopters, which are relatively low speed, low range, and low comfort, and also have high maintenance expenses. The hybrid/electric propulsion system makes Samad products environmentally friendly and cost effective.

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Six Miles Across London

Six Miles Across London Limited, small. is an agile, dynamic architectural + design consultancy that believes good design can improve the quality of life for everyone. small. offers a holistic + inclusive approach to design that brings together architects, urbanists, engineers, economists, designers, scientists, artists, civic leaders, environmentalists + stakeholders. An interdisciplinary task force that is needed to solve some of the environmental challenges our planet, our cities + our population face today and in the future.

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Trackwise

Established in 1989, Trackwise is a UK – based manufacturer of specialist products using printed circuit technology. The Company has historically served the telecommunications and wider radio frequency community with antenna PCBs. However, a patented process innovation has extended Trackwises’ capability to the globally unique manufacture of length unlimited multilayer flexible PCBs. Marketed as Improved Harness Technology™, in high value, mass-critical applications such as aerospace, boards of such length can be used as an alternative to traditional wiring harnesses, offering significant benefits in terms of reliability, repeatability and moreover in the reduction of space required and weight – up to 75% saving. Their planar nature also makes them entirely suited to embedding into composites enabling multi-functional structures.

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VRCO Ltd

Based in Derby and founded in 2016 by Mike Smith and Daniel Hayes, VRCO aims to become a leading sustainable zero emission aerospace manufacturer with the development of the NeoXcraft, a multi-modal electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The craft is uniquely designed to fly with high performance, to land and take off from water and to be extremely safe with a range of pilot assist capabilities. Human mobility is entering the age where flying short journeys will become a reality. VRCO intends to play a major role in this paradigm shift and we call it Airvolution.

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Oliver Wyman

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 60 cities across 29 countries and +5,000 professionals, we combine deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. Our experts advise clients across the transportation industry, including airlines and surface transport operators; OEMs and their supply base; infrastructure providers and governments; MROs and other service providers; and non-traditional entrants, new tech, and financiers in the transport and travel sectors. The team’s capabilities also include: CAVOK, technical consulting on safety and compliance, maintenance programs, and certification; PlaneStats.com analytical data tools; and strategies and modeling for market share, network, and fleet planning via our Network Simulation Center.

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Airbus

AiRXOS, part of GE Aviation

ASX

Bartini

Boeing Horizon X

Cevotec

Civil Aviation Authority

DSTL

Faradair

Federal Aviation Authority

GoFly

NASA

NATS

McFly Aero Infrastructure

METI, Japan

Neoptera

Royal Aeronautical Society

SkyDrive

SkyGrid

Thales

The Aviary Project

Uber

University of Warwick

Vertical Aerospace

Founded by Stephen Fitzpatrick, CEO of OVO Energy, Vertical Aerospace is building technology to revolutionise how people fly, by making air travel personal, on-demand and carbon free. Since its inception in 2016, Vertical Aerospace has grown to over 30 world-class engineers and technical experts, recruited from the likes of Airbus, Boeing, Rolls-Royce, Martin Jet Pack and GE. Vertical Aerospace’s first aircraft was launched in 2018.

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Volocopter

Williams Advanced Engineering

Deloitte

Deloitte is deeply committed to the Aerospace and Defence (A&D) industry, representing some of the world’s largest companies dealing in air, space, land, sea and sub-sea segments. We bring deep industry knowledge, multi-disciplinary experience, and thought leadership to solving complex business issues in every corner of the globe. Deloitte is committed to making an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society. We do this by bringing new thinking and fresh insight to help solve the biggest challenges facing our clients.

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Participate

Participation Options

Delegate Attendance

Information on purchasing Delegate passes for the next Global Urban Air Summit will be available in due course.

Speak

We will be looking for inspiring thought leaders within this sector to share knowledge and experiences on best practise, innovation and challenges.

Sponsor

Sponsorship encompasses a range of options to help amplify your presence at the Summit. It is the perfect way to get your brand noticed by the Urban Air community. Information on Sponsorship for the next Global Urban Air Summit will available here in due course.

Demonstrate

Please enquire with the team if you are looking to demonstrate your vehicle.

Exhibit

Exhibiting at the Global Urban Air Summit is a rare opportunity to showcase your products or services to this high-profile audience. Information on Exhibiting at the next Global Urban Air Summit will available in due course.

Download GUAS 2019 brochure

Download the Global Urban Air Summit 2019 brochure here

Supported by

ADS

ADS is the trade organisation that supports over 1000 UK businesses operating across the aerospace, defence, security and space sectors. Whether representing industry or driving forward innovation and growth, ADS is at the forefront of these activities. Our membership ranges from SMEs to global primes. Our 30+ Special Interest Groups includes one dedicated to Urban Air Mobility.

Website

Department for International Trade

The DIT secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.

Website

Department for Transport

The Department for Transport work with their agencies and partners to support the transport network that helps the UK’s businesses and gets people and goods travelling around the country. We plan and invest in transport infrastructure to keep the UK on the move.

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FINN

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TransportUP

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Venue Details

Venue Details

 

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Farnborough International Ltd.

ShowCentre, ETPS Road

Farnborough, Hampshire

GU14 6FD

The Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre is the home of Pioneering Spirit and it welcomes the Global Urban Aviation Summit. Farnborough is rich in aviation history with the very first powered flight in 1908 by Samuel Cody and has hosed the world-famous Farnborough International Airshow since 1948. For decades, Farnborough has showcased many pioneering triumphs in aerospace, which is why it is the home of British Aviation. Farnborough is the perfect setting for the Global Urban Air Summit.

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Accommodation & Travel

Perfectly located within close distance and with fast transport links from the city, the venue is easily accessible. The Exhibition & Conference Centre is a 35 minute train journey from London, 30 minutes from Heathrow and 50 minutes from Gatwick. Visit the venue website to find out more.

Farnborough is served by a number of hotels of different style and budget. Visit the website to find out more.

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Delegate Pass Options

Early Bird

TBC

Pricing information on the next GUAS will be available here in due course

Standard Rate

TBC

Pricing information on the next GUAS will be available here in due course

Full Conference

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Workshop

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Exhibition Access

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Refreshments

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Lunch

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Networking Drinks

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Delegate Pass Options

Early Bird

TBC

Pricing information on the next GUAS will be available here in due course

Standard Rate

TBC

Pricing information on the next GUAS will be available here in due course

Full Conference

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Workshop

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Exhibition Access

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Refreshments

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Lunch

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Networking Drinks

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TBC

Attending Delegates were from industry backgrounds including:

Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)

Research & Universities

Start ups / SMEs / Innovators

Investors & Finance

Software

Regulators

Trade Associations

Insurance / Legal / Consultancies

Government

Global Media

Batteries & Energy Storage

eVTOL

Navigation Systems

Avionics

Attending Delegates were from industry backgrounds including:

Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)

Research & Universities

Start ups / SMEs / Innovators

Investors & Finance

Software

Regulators

Trade Associations

Insurance / Legal / Consultancies

Government

Global Media

Batteries & Energy Storage

eVTOL

Navigation Systems

Avionics

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