New Horizons Forum to explore new challenges, future opportunities and emerging trends in aerospaceDecember 14, 2009
December 10, 2009- Reston, Va. - The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is pleased to announce that leaders from government, academia, and industry will convene in January in Orlando, Fla., at the New Horizons Forum to discuss new challenges, future opportunities, and emerging trends in aerospace programs, research, and education.
Featuring a series of keynote addresses and panel discussions, the New Horizons Forum will be presented by AIAA as a part of the 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, being held January 4, 2010, at the Orlando World Center Marriott.
The keynote presentations and speakers at the New Horizons Forum will be:
- Monday, January 4, 1:00 p.m. - 21st Century Air Transportation Management - Where Are We Headed? - Henry P. "Hank" Krakowski, chief operating officer, Air Traffic Organization, Federal Aviation Administration.
- Tuesday, January 5, 8:00 a.m. - Global Energy Challenges - Dr. Steven E. Koonin, Under Secretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy.
- Wednesday, January 6, 8:00 a.m. - The Future of the U.S. Space Program - Gen. Lester Lyles, United States Air Force, retired, former vice chief of staff, U.S. Air Force, and member of the Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee (invited).
- Thursday, January 7, 8:00 a.m. - Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Transformation - Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula, deputy chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force.
- Monday, January 4, 2:00 p.m. - Future of the Airspace - Issues and Solutions for NextGen and Beyond, featuring Victoria Cox, senior vice president for NextGen and Operations Planning, Air Traffic Organization, FAA; Gerald F. "Fred" Pease Jr., director of air operations and executive director of the Department of Defense Policy Board on Federal Aviation, and deputy chief of staff of operations, plans and requirements, United States Air Force; David W. Vos, senior director, Rockwell Collins Control Technologies; and Steve J. Vail, senior advisor, global air traffic operations, Federal Express.
- Tuesday, January 5, 9: 00 a.m. - Environment and Energy Issues for Aerospace, featuring Ray O. Johnson, senior vice president and chief technology officer, Lockheed Martin Corporation; George K. Muellner, The Boeing Company (retired) and former president of AIAA;David E. Parekh, vice president, research, and director, United Technologies Research Center; Chris J. Smith, director of operations, IDS Energy Solutions, The Boeing Company, and Rear Adm. David W. Titley, Oceanographer and Navigator of the Navy, U.S. Navy.
- Wednesday, January 6, 9:00 a.m. - Space in the 21st Century - Changing Priorities, featuring Anthony Galasso, director, advanced integration capabilities, Phantom Works, Advanced Integrated Defense Systems; Alexis Livanos, corporate vice president and chief technology officer, Northrop Grumman Corporation; Gary E. Payton, deputy under secretary of the Air Force for space programs; Janet E. Petro, deputy director, John F. Kennedy Space Center; Maj. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, deputy director, National Reconnaissance Center; and Damon Wells, senior policy analyst, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (invited) .
- Thursday, January 7, 9:00 a.m. - Unmanned Air Systems: The Next Generations, featuring Brian Argrow, associate dean for education, Alfred and Betty Look Professor of Engineering, director, Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles (RECUV), Dept. of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder; Capt. Robert Dishman, program manager, Naval Air Systems Command Persistent Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program; Maj. Gen. Michael Kostelnik, U. S. Air Force, retired, assistant commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine; Col. Eric Mathewson, director, Air Force Unmanned Aircraft System Task Force, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force; Ron Perkins, director, advanced unmanned airborne systems, The Boeing Company; and Scott Winship, vice president and program manager for Northrop Grumman Integrated System Sector's U.S. Navy Unmanned Combat Air System.
-end-For more information on the New Horizons Forum, please contact Duane Hyland at 703.264.7558 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration information for the forum can be found at www.aiaa.org/events/asm. Registration for the forum is free for credentialed members of the press.
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