Advisory Committee meet to Construct Conference Programme

Event Aviation Electronics Europe 2017
Organiser Aviation Electronics Expo Ltd
Event Date 25.04.2017
Press Release Date 20.09.2016

aviation-electronics-europe-2017-pr-committee-meetingpicThe Conference Advisory Committee of Aviation Electronics Europe gathered in London to set the conference agenda and programme for the event, which will take place on 25th-26th April 2017 in Munich, Germany.

Aviation Electronics Europe is the premier platform for the international aviation electronics industry to learn, network and source new information, products and services at one unique annual event, and the conference advisory committee took delighted in reviewing nearly 100 abstracts submitted by the industry, all wishing to gain the opportunity to present to their peers.

The Aviation Electronics Europe Advisory Committee consists of:

  • Thierry Harquin, Engineering – Systems Senior Manager, Airbus
  • Chris McIntosh, CEO, ViaSat UK
  • Peter Green, Head of Single European Sky (SES) unit, EUROCONTROL
  • Darren L’Heureux, Director, Technical Sales – Avionics, Honeywell, UK
  • Philippe Lievin, EuMEA Senior Director of Marketing and Strategy, Rockwell Collins, Netherlands
  • William Cecil, Director of Business Development, Teledyne Controls, USA
  • Marc Gatti, Advanced R&T Director, Thales Avionics SAS, France
  • Mirko Jakovljevic, Director, TTTech, Austria
  • Alex Wilson, Director, Business Development, Aerospace and Defence, Wind River, UK
  • Marouan Chida, CNS and Avionics Expert, SESAR Joint Undertaking
  • David Irwin, Director – Business, Strategy & Growth – EMEAR, Aviage Systems
  • Bob Darby, Executive Committee Member of the Aerospace Technical and Professional Network, Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET)
  • Christian Schleifer, Director General, EUROCAE
  • Woodrow Bellamy, Associate Editor, Avionics Magazine, UK
  • Douglas Ullah, Director – Sales & Marketing, AIM UK

After a day of discussions and debate, the committee have set a high quality programme that will deliver great educational and information sharing discussions, from Future Avionics Mandates and Standards and Certification, to technical aspects in End to end connected aircraft challenges and Data Comms & Cyber Security Perspectives.

The committee had a difficult job to slowly whittle the abstracts down to the final list due to the high quality and relevant subjects covered by the papers.

Full details of the conference programme will be announced soon and will be available at

Aviation Electronics Europe offers a leading exhibition and a conference programme with excellent content and discussion, including strategic and technical details, for both the commercial and defence sectors, fixed wing and rotorcraft.

Single European Sky and NextGen continue to dominate the aerospace industry, with targets of ensuring the utilisation of technology to increase traffic, improve aircraft and control communications whilst enhancing safety in an ever increasingly busy sky.

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