2016 Aviation Week Details – August 24 & 25

Aerospace Conference

NASA Langley, Boeing & University of Michigan Speakers added to Program

The SC Aerospace Industry Conference and Expo offers the Advanced Design Concepts and Practice (ADCP) Workshop a unique opportunity to join forces with the ACE’16 Technical Symposium, connecting both platforms to exchange knowledge and experience. The workshop will make its U.S. debut this year, having previously been held in Europe and China.

ADCP2016 offers a forum for industry and academia to discuss challenges and advancements with focus on computational design and evaluation methods and tools. The theme of this year’s event is Design for Programmable Things

The three keynote speakers for the event are David Dress, Associate Director for Space Technology and Advanced Development Programs in the Space Technology and Exploration Directorate at NASA Langley; Don Farr, Technical Fellow for Boeing Research and Technology Support and Analytics Integrated Technology Team in Huntsville, Alabama; and Dr. Joaquim R. R. A. Martins, Professor at the University of Michigan and head of the Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Laboratory (MDO Lab) in the Department of Aerospace Engineering.
Meet the keynote speakers:
David Dress leads the advocacy, customer interface, integration, formulation, and implementation of NASA Langley’s broad portfolio of projects supporting the NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate. In addition, he is the Center Programmatic Lead for Advanced Manufacturing.  Read More>> 
Don Farr has more than 25 years with The Boeing Company. Currently, he is working on advanced technology in Model Based System Engineering applied to the digital thread throughout the life cycle of platform development, shifting the emphasis in design to account for the manufacture and assembly of the products.  Read More>>  
Joaquim R.R.A. Martins‘ research involves the development and application of MDO methodologies to the design of aircraft configurations, with a focus on high-fidelity simulations that take advantage of high-performance parallel computing.  Read More>>

Early Bird Registration Extended

Early Bird registration for the 2016 South Carolina Aerospace Conference and Expo has been extended to Friday, June 24, 2016. Registration fees include access to all conference activities.

Early Bird Price $200 / Full Price $250

Become a Sponsor
Sponsor packages range from $2,500-$15,000

Become an Exhibitor
10×10 Booth $1,750.  Discounts offered for larger booths, higher ed & non-profits
The South Carolina Aerospace Conference and Expo are designed to bring together leaders from the aviation industry, government and the investment community. The event will feature two program options:  an industry track, including a B2B networking event; and a research track, including the technical symposium ACE ’16 and the ADCP Workshop.
The conference is organized by the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, the McNAIR Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research at the University of South Carolina, the South Carolina Department of Commerce, the South Carolina Aeronautics Commission and the South Carolina Aviation Association.
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