Welcome to the National Colloquium on
Sustainable Aviation 2013

May 15 - 16, 2013


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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

9:30 – 10:00David Zingg, Director, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies

10:00 – 10:30Jean-Yves Trépanier, École Polytechnique de Montréal
Conceptual Design of Blended Wing Body Aircraft
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10:30 – 11:00Farjad Shadmehri and Suong V. Hoa, Concordia University
Development of Thermoplastic Composite Aircraft Structures for Contribution to the Greening of Aircrafts
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11:00 – 11:30Siva Nadarajah, McGill University
Next Generation of Algorithms for Aerodynamic Design Optimization: Current Status and Future Challengers.
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11:30 – 12:00Alireza Forghani and Anoush Poursartip, University of British Columbia
Composites Research Network: A Sustainable Approach to Design and Manufacturing
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12:00 – 12:30Cynthia Whaley, University of Toronto Department of Physics
Impacts of Aviation on Atmospheric Composition
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12:30 – 13:30

Lunch for Invited Speakers

13:30 – 14:00Luc Mongeau, McGill University
Novel Aircraft Noise Technology Review and Medium and Long Term Noise Reduction Goals: Summary of Report to CAEP by the Independent Expert Panel (IEP2)

14:00 – 14:30Michael Selig, University of Copenhagen
The Recalcitrance of Lignocelluloses to Biological Processing for the Production of Fuels and Chemicals

14:30 – 15:00Philippe Lavoie, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace
Reducing Profile Drag via Boundary Layer Control: The Modern Flow Control Approach

15:00 – 16:00Graham Potter, Bombardier Aerospace
Keynote: Environmentally Focused Aircraft: Regional Aircraft Study
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16:00 – 17:00Roundtable

18:00 – 20:00

Dinner for Invited Speakers

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

9:30 – 10:30Stéphane Moreau, University of Sherbrooke
Keynote: Noise Control and Prediction Technologies for Sustainable Aviation
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10:30 – 11:00Kazem Fayazbakhsh and Damiano Pasini, McGill University
Automated Fiber Placement Composites for Improved Structural Efficiency of Aircrafts
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11:00 – 11:30Annie Ross, École Polytechnique de Montréal
Noise reduction through mechanical damping in composite sandwich structures
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11:30 – 12:00Heather MacLean, University of Toronto, Department of Chemical Engineering
Aviation Biofuels - Life Cycle Perspective
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12:00 – 12:30Scott Hendershot, Pratt & Whitney Canada
Integrating Sustainable Development into an Organization's DNA Enabling Sustainable Engine Design

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch for Invited Speakers

13:30 – 14:30Stephen Colavincenzo, Bombardier Aerospace
Keynote: Sustainability in Aviation - Biofuels and Noise

14:30 – 15:00Wajid Chishty,NRC-Aerospace
De-risking Innovation
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15:00 – 15:30Tom Reist and David Zingg, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies
Aerodynamic Shape Optimization of Regional Class Blended-Wing-Body Aircraft for Reduced Environmental Impact
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15:30 – 16:30Roundtable

16:30 – 18:00Reception