Aerospace 2050

Day 1 & 2 - Sustainability Conference | Day 3 & 4 - Space Conference |

Day 5 - NextGen Leaders

Aerospace 2050

Aerospace 2050 Stage

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Space

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Sustainability

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Aerospace 2050 Stage

 
From driving sustainable aviation operations to space exploration and future workforce, the Aerospace 2050 stage features dedicated tracks for Sustainability, Space and NextGen Leaders
 
With a mission to contribute to building the highly skilled workforce of tomorrow, the NextGen Leadership programme, is dedicated to developing and nurturing young professionals within the aerospace, defence, and space industries.
 

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Who should attend?

SUSTAINABILITY:
 
  • Airports
  • Cargo airlines
  • Commerical airlines
  • DATA management
  • Energy, transportation & infrastructure ministries
  • Environmental groups & research institutes
  • Fuel providers
  • OAM
  • Regulators & policy makers
  • Sustainable consultants

SPACE:

  • Academia
  • Civil Aviation Authorities
  • Investors
  • Launchers
  • Ministries
  • Satellite solution providers
  • Space Agencies
  • Space Commands
  • Space Exploration Companies
  • Space infrastructure
  • Space Tech solution providers
  • Start-ups
  • Telco
NEXTGEN LEADERS:
 
  • Academic Institutions
  • High school students
  • University students

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Sustainability - Mon, 13 November

With President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan declaring 2023 as the ‘’Year of Sustainability’’ and the nation hosting COP28 this year, the Sustainability conference will cover some of most pressing sustainable challenges and opportunities across two days. Industry experts will come together to discuss steps on creating a more sustainable aerospace ecosystem.

10:50 - 11:00Opening remarks by Chairperson

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11:00 - 11:10Opening keynote address: UAE Year of sustainability

Identifying partnerships, opportunities and strategies to accelerate sustainability in UAE.

11:10 - 11:50Keynote Panel: Creating a low carbon aviation energy hub through global leadership

Assess how airlines, airports and governments can support renewable fuels and energy policies to enable rapid scale by 2030.

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11:50 - 12:10Interview : Airbus

How data analytics can empower aviation to reach a more sustainable future with the most accurate aircraft emissions data.

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12:10 - 12:50Case Study: Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International’s sustainability blueprint

12:50 - 13:10How fleet renewal programs can save you millions of fuel gallons

On the road to zero emissions! Join this case study and evaluate the fleet renewal and operational initiatives that are driving fuel efficiency.

13:10 - 13:40Panel: Steps to CORSIA phase one success (2024 2026)

Reshaping the sustainable future of aviation with carbon offsetting initiatives. How can we achieve these ambitious, but crucial, goals?

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13:40 - 14:20Panel: Preparing for carbon neutral passengers of the future

Passenger expectations are changing, this session will identify how airlines can increase customer buy-in and involvement without greenwashing.

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14:20 - 14:40Harmonizing the three core elements for sustainable aviation development

Economic growth, social inclusion and environmental protection are crucial for sustainable development.  Identity how sustainable practices unlock global economic opportunities helping you to facilitate economic development with sustainable strategy.

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15:00 - 15:15 Sustainability In The Air

How innovators are helping aviation take climate action

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15:15End of Sustainability conference day one

Sustainability - Tue, 14 November

With President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan declaring 2023 as the ‘’Year of Sustainability’’ and the nation hosting COP28 this year, the Sustainability conference will cover some of most pressing sustainable challenges and opportunities across two days. Industry experts will come together to discuss steps on creating a more sustainable aerospace ecosystem.

10:30 - 10:45Chairperson opening: UAE Year of sustainability – Energy Focus

10:45 - 11:05Keynote Interview

Collaborating with stakeholders to promote sustainable aviation initiatives and implementing eco-friendly practices from supply chain, regulation and operation

11:05 - 11:45Keynote Panel: Scaling sustainable aviation fuel in the next decade

SAF is positioned to be an immediate and scalable solution to decarbonizing the industry. Our experts will unpack how aligning public and private sectors can rapidly scale SAF production.

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11:45 - 11:50Shaping the future of aerospace

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11:50 - 12:10Meeting your sustainability goals with digital twin

Unleashing the power of digitization to drive sustainability and enhance airport and airline collaboration to create a truly digital transformation.

12:10 - 12:50Panel: Reinforcing policy and regulation to accelerate sustainable growth

Adopting globally recognized sustainability standards and incentives to accelerate progress and fuel sustainable aviation for the long haul. Should we provide tax credits for sustainable airlines?

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13:20 - 14:00Panel: Achieving sustainable aviation growth through investment & financing

The success of commercial use of SAF relies heavily on investments stimulating demand in the market. This session will identify the resources fueling sustainable aviation for the long haul and how governments can Implement policies that de-risk investments and promote collaboration and investment into the entire SAF value chain.

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14:00 - 14:40Panel: Building a decarbonized air cargo ecosystem

Reconsidering  operations in leverages technology to reduce environmental effect to help build a fast, reliable and sustainable cargo ecosystem.

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14:40 - 15:00Making fossil free flights today’s reality

Ensuring that airports are the drivers that enable the adoption of hydrogen-fueled and battery electric flights.

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15:00 - 15:30Interview : Modifying flight paths to reduce contrails and emissions

According to Eurocontrol , two thirds of aviation’s climate change impact is reported to come from aircraft non CO2 emissions. Assess how changes to flight path will maximise environmental benefits whilst minimising the impact on aircraft operators in terms of fuel burn.

15:30CHAIRPERSON CLOSING REMARKS + END OF SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE

Space - Wed, 15 November

Advances in technology, launch costs reductions, increase in private investments and the possibility of space tourism are positively impacting the space industry. This industry is no longer the domain of governments, aerospace or defense companies. The growing interest of other businesses and industries in innovative space applications has led to a creation of a new space economy making it a key component for the future growth of a country.

10:00 - 10:30Speaker meet and greet networking​​​

Get answers to all those burning questions. Join us for an interactive session with our speakers of the day to discuss all things space.

10:30 - 10:35Opening remarks by MC

10:35 - 10:50Opening keynote address: Limitless potential of the space sector

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10:50 - 11:25Panel: Fostering innovation in space

Highlighting new projects and programs that international agencies are promoting in partnership with private companies and government agencies. Assessing the impact of current collaboration programs and the lessons learned for future initiatives. Discussing collaboration opportunities in the GCC​.

11:25 - 11:40Interview Session: One-on-one interview with Airbus

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11:40 - 12:10Panel: Security in space: Protecting your critical infrastructure​

Sustaining safe and secure space operations. What is the impact of increased space access to ensuring security of national space assets? What is the role of space commands? What innovative space defense technologies are in place and what does the future of space security look like?​

12:10 - 12:45Establishing resilient connectivity​

Ensuring access to safe, cost effective and efficient satellite communication. Developing and implementing innovative satellite communication technologies that can help meet increase in demand and complexity​

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12:45 - 13:25Panel: Investing in space to support the country’s growth plans

Understanding the economic impact of space and creating a space infrastructure on earth to support the country’s vision and growth plans. Discussing the impact of increasing private investments in space economy. Debating the best way forward for securing the economic sustainability of space whilst ensuring a safe and risk-free outer space environment​.

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13:25 - 14:00Downstream Applications

The space economy is now valued at 400 billion dollars showcasing a growth of more than 60% in the last decade. Companies around the world in industries that power our global economy are conducting business through space. Discover how defense, security, energy, transportation, exploration, energy, construction and benefiting from the new space economy.​

 
Format: This session will host 3 case study presentations limited to 10 minutes each. Along with an end user, 3 service providers will deliver a co-presentation about how their current offerings are being implemented and the benefits they can offer to your business operations.
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14:00 - 14:35Panel: Combatting climate change through space science​

Discussing the critical role of space data in understanding and addressing climate change. Exploring the innovations in space-based services and applications and analyzing how new age communication satellites and emerging space tech can enhance monitoring and help suggest methods to limit climate change

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14:35 - 15:10Panel: New space revolution

As startups aim beyond earth, investors are now putting more money than ever before in space technology and space development. During this session our speakers will highlight​

How to build an ecosystem of space startups to serve the country’s space projects and plans. Which sector of the space industry is particularly of interest to investors and what are the recent investment trends in the space industry? What are the challenges faced by space startups and what can stakeholders in the industry do to support?

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15:10 - 15:35Reserved for Kallman - The Endeavour Scholarship

15:35Chairperson’s closing remarks and end of Space conference day 1​

Space - Thu, 16 November

Advances in technology, launch costs reductions, increase in private investments and the possibility of space tourism are positively impacting the space industry. This industry is no longer the domain of governments, aerospace or defense companies. The growing interest of other businesses and industries in innovative space applications has led to a creation of a new space economy making it a key component for the future growth of a country.

10:00 - 10:30Speaker meet and greet networking​​

Get answers to all those burning questions. Join us for an interactive session with our speakers of the day to discuss all things space​

10:30 - 10:35Opening remarks by Chairperson​

10:35 - 10:50Opening Keynote

10:50 - 11:25Panel : From space to earth: Discovering how space exploration can improve life on earth

How can capabilities in space enhance life on earth? What are the current developments in space capabilities and which are the most innovative space applications? How can private companies use space data? Attend this session to get answers to these questions and more.. 

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11:25 - 11:40Interview: Emirates Mission to the Asteroid Belt​

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11:40 - 11:50Space Factory 4.0 - the Italian Approach

11:50 - 12:25Panel: New space race - increased satellite launches!

According to an article by Eurocontrol there has been a 4 times growth in satellites and an average of 1700 satellites to be launched every year by 2030. How has the economies of scale and reduced prices of small satellites impacted launch? What is the impact of these mega constellation launches on the space industry and beyond?​

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12:25 - 13:00Panel: Cyber Security – A top priority!​

Discovering the best methods to build cyber resilience within the highly congested space domain to protect assets in orbit as well as on earth

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13:00 - 13:30Interview : Meet the Astronauts

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13:30 - 14:05Panel: Quantum Tech in Space

Space is critical to the development and deployment of new quantum technologies. Quantum sensors reach peak performance away from gravity's influence. On Earth, fibre optic losses limit secure quantum communication. Satellites can bridge this gap, enabling secure quantum links worldwide. This progress sets the stage for a Global Quantum Network, including quantum computers and Quantum Internet. Satellites are thus positioned as key nodes in our future Quantum-Connected planet. So, what tools might we be lacking to fully realize this extraordinary advancement?

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14:05 - 14:25Sustaining the Final Frontier: A Dive into Space Sustainability and Resource Utilization

Join us for a captivating panel discussion exploring the intersection of space exploration and sustainability. Our panelists will delve into the potential of space resources and mining as a means to alleviate the strain on Earth's resources. We'll explore the concept of harnessing solar energy in orbit, unlocking consistent energy production that could revolutionize our global energy landscape. The debate will also touch on the environmental impact of space missions, discussing the implications of rocket launches and the ongoing efforts to mitigate their effects. This session invites attendees to engage in a forward-thinking dialogue on how space exploration could play a pivotal role in our sustainable future, providing a unique blend of investment, environmental, and ethical considerations.​

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14:25 - 15:00Panel: What are we doing about space junk removal?​

Discussing concerns about space debris and what is being done to clean up orbital space debris. Highlighting how countries can collaborate to minimize debris and promote more sustainable operations in orbit. Analyzing solutions that help to avoid creating new debris and removing the debris already in space

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15:00 - 15:30Space Tourism: 2023 and beyond

Is space tourism a hype or reality? How close are we to commercial space travel? What will this mean for space science? – hear from our expert speakers whilst they debate the reality of space tourism​

15:30Chairperson’s closing remarks and end of Space conference ​​

NextGen Leaders - Fri, 17 November

The NextGen Leadership programme is dedicated to capacity building and skills development of students, graduates and young professionals within the aerospace, defence and space industries. The initiative enables stakeholders to help develop talent in the UAE and acts as a platform to highlight the best young people to potential employers enabling them to build or further develop their careers. 

11:00 - 11:05Opening remarks

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11:05 - 11:30Opening Keynote: The Future We Create - Flying towards Inclusivity

Captain Pilot and founder of Shehana, the women in aviation association, Her Highness will share her inspirational journey to becoming the first woman pilot of the Dubai Police Airwing and her commitment to use her experience as a door opener for the next Generation. A personal journey to inspire youth to take tangible actions towards an equitable future. Tangible Leadership skills, finding opportunity in adversity, positive thinking for positive actions. ​

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11:30 - 12:00Industry Leadership Panel: Above and Beyond: Navigating Aerospace Careers with Skill and Vision

Distinguished industry leaders share their crucial perspectives on varied aerospace career trajectories by delving into vital skills, qualifications, emerging job avenues, and guiding aspiring professionals for a prosperous aerospace career in the era of advancing artificial intelligence.

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12:00 - 13:00Mentorship session: Unlocking Opportunities: Exclusive Insights from Industry Giants

A power-packed session where industry experts unveil their recruitment blueprints by gaining unparalleled insights into the hottest job profiles and the essential skills they're seeking to supercharge their strategic objectives.​

​Your Path to Professional Success Starts Here: Empower Yourself with Expert Mentoring and Actionable Insights to Boost Your Employability.

13:00Closing remarks & End of Day

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