Welcome to the 9th EASN International Conference
The 9th EASN International Conference, the largest and most comprehensive gathering of the Association so far, was successfully held in Athens, Greece between the 3rd and 6th of September 2019. The EASN Association, the University of Patras and the National Technical University of Athens would like to address a big thank you to the Key Note Speakers, Session Chairs, Authors and Presenters, the members of the High level National Advisory Board, the International Scientific Committee and the local Organizing Committee to make this Conference a huge event.
The aim of this gathering was dual. To act as a forum where innovative ideas, breakthrough concepts and disruptive technologies are presented, while in parallel be the place for disseminating the knowledge and results achieved in the frame of research projects of the aviation and space field. The event included 9 Κey - Νote Lectures and more than 360 technical presentations distributed in approximately 70 sessions. Furthermore, 40 HORIZON2020 projects have disseminated their latest research results as well as the future trends on the respective technological field. In total more than 450 participants joined the 9th EASN International Conference.
Like its predecessors, the 9th EASN International Conference included a number of Plenary Talks by distinguished personalities of the European Aviation and Space sectors from the academia, industry, research community and policy makers. It will also include Thematic Sessions, along with Technical Workshops where evolving ideas, technologies, products, services and processes will be discussed. The identification of possible synergies and interactions with other sectors (e.g. automotive) will be a key aspect of the event.
Finally, EASN has announced its 10th EASN International Conference on "Innovation in Aviation & Space to the Satisfaction of the European Citizens" that will be held in Salerno, Italy on September 2nd to 5th, 2020. The aim of this event is to be a high quality scientific conference and in the same time a major European dissemination event.