Thursday 28 November 2019  

09:30 Arrival, registration and refreshments

10:00 Welcome from Professor Sir Peter Gregson - Chief Executive and Vice-Chancellor, Cranfield University

10:15 Dave Smith - Director of Central Technology, Rolls-Royce

10:35 Dustin Benton - Policy Director, Green Alliance 

10:55 Q&A

11:15 Refreshment break

11:30 – 12:45 Responses I: Demand Management
Chaired by Professor Keith Mason - Professor of Air Transport Management Centre for Air Transport Management, Cranfield University

1.Corsia and success or otherwise of market based measures – Eva Weightman, Director, Aviation, International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
2.Environmental Impact as a driver for the future ATM - Christian Verdonk, Teaching and Research Fellow, Air Traffic Management Lab, Cranfield University
3. Jonathon Counsell - Group Head of Sustainability, International Airlines Group
5. Discussion

12:45 – 13:45 Lunch

13:45 – 14:05 Professor Neil Harris - Professor of Atmospheric Informatics, Cranfield University

14:05 – 14:20 Robert Herlaar, Airport Consultant, Adecs Airinfra Consultants

14:20 – 14:30 Q&A

14:30 – 14:50 Refreshment break

14:50 – 16:40 Responses III: Air Vehicle Efficiency – Chaired by Professor Iain Gray - Director of Aerospace, Cranfield University
1. Aerospace Industry Technology Programme - Dr Cristina Garcia-Duffy, Head of Technology -Strategy & Integration, Aerospace Technology Institute
2. Flying Future Technologies Today - Paul Perera, Vice President of Technology, GKN Aerospace
3. Jenny Kavanagh - Associate Director & Head of Airborne Systems Group, Cranfield Aerospace Solutions Ltd
4. Hugh Clayton - Group Director, Engineering and Strategy, Meggitt PLC
5. Discussion

16:40 Environmental challenges for the aviation industry: Ron van Manen - Head of Strategic Development, Cleansky

17:00 – 17:10 Conference day 1 close
Professor Leon Terry - Director of Environment and Agrifood and Professor of Plant Science, Cranfield University

19:00 Dinner at Woburn Safari Lodge

 Friday 29 November 2019 

08:30 Arrival refreshments

09:00 – 10:30 Responses IV: Energy Sources
Chaired by Professor Phil Hart - Director of Energy and Power, Cranfield University
1. Alternative Hydrocarbon – Adam Morton, Head of Environmental Technology, Rolls-Royce
2. Batteries - Professor David Greenwood, Professor of Advanced Propulsion Systems, WMG, Warwick University (presented by David Rawlins, Chief Technology Officer HVM Catapult at University of Warwick - WMG)
3. Hydrogen - Callum Smith, Business Development Officer, ITM Power PLC
4. Discussion

10:30 Dr Mark Bentall - Head of Operations for Technology, Airbus

10:50 – 11:00 Comfort break

11:00 – 12:30 Response V: Resilience and Adaptation
Chaired by Roger Harrabin – Energy and Environment Analyst, BBC
Dr Dominic Emery - VP, Long-Term Planning, BP
Dr Tom Budd - Lecturer, Centre for Air Transport Management, Cranfield University
Matt Prescott - Interim Director, Heathrow Centre of Excellence for Sustainability, Heathrow Airport
Dr Simon Jude - Senior Lecturer, Centre for Environment and Agricultural Informatics, Cranfield University
Jonathon Counsell – Group Head of Sustainability, International Airlines Group

12:30 -12:45 Conclusion and Call to action
Helen Atkinson CBE - Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Cranfield University's School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Professor Neil Harris - Professor of Atmospheric Informatics, Cranfield University

12:45 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Inauguration of the new Cranfield Low NOx Hydrogen Combustion Facility the new Low NOx Hydrogen Combustion Facility - Professor Pericles Pilidis and Dr Bobby Sethi