S:t Larsgatan 14
582 24 Linköping
The Technical Sessions, Welcome Reception and Social Evening Events will be held at this hotel.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Wednesday, 31 May 2023:
Attendees arrive in Linköping. A Welcome Reception will take place in the evening.
Thursday, 1 June 2023:
Technical Tour at SAAB Aeronautics
Morning - Partner's Tour
Evening - Social Hour
Friday, 2 June 2023:
Morning - Partner's Tour
Evening - Social Hour
Saturday, 3 June 2023:
WEDNESDAY, 31 May - ARRIVAL/REGISTRATION
A registration desk will be located at the hotel reception area from 1500 - 2030. At this time, you will be able to pickup your registration materials.
A Welcome Reception for networking will be held at the Courtyard of the Frimurarehotellet from 1700 - 2000. There is no charge for this event and registration is not required.
THURSDAY, 1 JUNE - TECHNICAL TOUR:
The Technical Tour will take place on this day (passport information is required - please complete this information below). Buses will depart from the Frimurarehotellet at 0830. Attendees will visit SAAB Aeronautics' Gripen Production Facility and Gripen Flight Test. The Tour will also include a historical view of SAAB aircraft as well as a view of future products. Lunch will be provided. Attendees will return to the hotel at approximately 1500.
THURSDAY, 1 JUNE - PARTNER'S TOUR - ÖSTERGÖTLANDS MUSEUM:
Attendees will met at the main entrance of the Frimurarehotellet at 0945 for a short walk to the Museum. The guided tour will last approximately 90 minutes and ends with lunch. The tour will be over at approximately 1300. Lunch is included.
THURSDAY, 1 JUNE - SOCIAL HOUR:
A Social Hour will be held on this day from 1730-1930 at the Courtyard of the Frimurarehotellet.
FRIDAY, 2 JUNE - TECHNICAL SESSIONS:
The Technical Session will begin at 0830 in the conference center room, Vintergatan, of the Frimurarehotellet. Lunch will be provided. The guest speaker is David Parker, Director of Human and Robotic Exploration ESA.
FRIDAY, 2 JUNE - PARTNER'S TOUR - SIGHTSEEING TRIP:
Buses will depart from the Frimurarehotellet at 0900. The first stop will be at the Naturum Tåkern for a coffee and a guided tour. Next, attendees will visit Rök Runestone and the Alvastra monastery ruin for a guided tour and lunch at a nearby restaurant. Following lunch, attendees will return to Linköping to visit Old Town where there will be time for a walk and to purchase Swedish candy. The buses will return to the hotel at approximately 1500. Lunch is included.
FRIDAY, 2 JUNE - SOCIAL HOUR:
A Social Hour will be held on this day from 1730-1930 in the conference room, Vintergatan, (the same location as the Technical Sessions) of the Frimurarehotellet.
SATURDAY, 3 JUNE - TECHNICAL SESSIONS:
The Technical Session will begin at 0830 in the conference center room, Vintergatan, of the Frimurarehotellet and conclude at approximately 1300. Lunch will be provided.
SATURDAY, 3 JUNE - BANQUET:
The Banquet will be held at the Swedish Air Force Museum. Buses will depart from the Frimurarehotellet at 1730. The night will begin with a cocktail hour, providing the opportunity to network in the museum. After the Banquet, socializing will continue with live entertainment throughout the evening. Buses will begin to return back to the hotel at 2300, Midnight and 0100.
The schedule of confirmed presentations is as follows:
"Accident Investigation Findings Relevant for the Flight Test Community" - Gideon Singer (F), SHK
"T/O Performance Improvement of the A350 XWB" - Etienne de Malleray (F), Airbus
"High Speed Flight Test in the F-15 Eagle" - Matt Giese (AF) & Dan Draeger (AF) - Boeing
"It's Not Over Till It's Over" - Billie Flynn (F), ITPS
"How Does the Application of Test Pilot Ethical Code Apply to Aging Aircraft" - Clark Childers (AF)
"407M Envelope Expansion and Weapon Integration" - Alekxander McGuinness (M), Bell
"High Angle of Attack Chute Deployment Test Determining Wake Efficiency Factor" - Marianne Hörberg & Henrik Wänseth (M) - SAAB
"AW609 Civil Certification Challenges" - Christopher Hyder (AF) & Dino Paggi - Leonardo
"Through First Flight to a Mature Electric Aeroplane, and Back to First Flight" - Guy Gratton (AF), AIRC
"BushCat Light Sports Aircraft Development" - James O'Connell (M), TFASA
"Saab GlobalEye - Vmu Testing Experience" - Weston Pike & Magnus Fredriksson - SAAB
"Contingency Management in Manned-Unmanned Teaming" - Hans Einerth, FMV
"Lessons Learned from Flight Testing of its Air Combat Training System on F-18 Hornets at Top Gun" - Ty Bachmann (M), Collins Aerospace
"Wings of ANTONOV" - Alexander Tkachenko (M)