Topics (2022)

12th EASN International Conference List of Topics


The topics of the 12th EASN International Conference include but are not limited to:

  • Aerostructures: Materials
    Materials & Processes, Advanced Characterization, Design and Modeling, Smart by Design, Smart Materials, Hybrid Materials, Nano-enabled composites, Material Testing etc.
  • Aerostructures: Structures
    Structural Analysis, Smart Structures, Aeroelasticity, Structural Behaviour etc.
  • Aerostructures: Manufacturing
    Advanced Manufacturing Processes, Advanced Characterization (online, inline, real-time etc.), Structural Analysis, Process/Design and Modeling, Automation in production, virtual manufacturing, digitalization and digital twins, additive manufacturing, exploitation of advanced thermoplastics, out-of-autoclave manufacturing of composites, surface engineering technologies, joining techniques and adhesive bonding etc.
  • Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO)
    Non Destructive Testing (NDT), Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI), Structural Health Monitoring (SHM), Sensors etc.
  • Flight Physics
    CFD, Aerodynamics, Airflow Control, Multidisciplinary Design Optimization, Wing Design, Noise prediction & Noise reduction, Computational Acoustics etc.
  • UAS & Scaled Flight Testing
    UAV Configuration & Technologies, Control Architectures, Aerial Robotics, Scaling, Subscale Test Platforms & Projects, UAS Applications etc.
  • Propulsion
    Combustion, Turbomachinery, Heat Transfer, Engine Control, Engine Health Monitoring, Fuels, Emissions etc.
  • Hybrid Electric Flight
    Hybrid Electric Architectures & Technologies, Distributed Propulsion, Design Methodologies, New Configurations, Synergetic Integration, Regulatory aspects etc.
  • Fuels & Energy Storage
    Alternative Fuels, Batteries, Liquid & compressed Hydrogen, Capacitors, Infrastructures (fuel tanks, distribution, systems etc.), etc.
  • Small Air Transport (SAT) Technologies
    Innovations in cockpit and avionics, propulsion, airframe, materials, air traffic management, self-separation and collision avoidance, mission management, decision making support to the pilot, single-pilot operations, sustainability of SAT operations, scenarios, safety regulations and standards.
  • Avionics, Systems & Equipment
    Cockpit Systems, Flight Data, Communication Systems, Avionics Integration, Aircraft Security, Environmental Control Systems, Fire Protection Systems, Sensors and Data Acquisition etc.
  • Air Traffic Management & Airports
    Traffic Management, Air Transport Networks, Remote Control, Navigation Systems, UAV/UAM, RPAS, Drones, Airport Operation, Airport Security etc.
  • Human Factors
    Man-machine Interface, Cognitive Computing, Human Information Processing, Human Element in Security etc.
  • Innovative Concepts & Scenarios
    Disruptive & Unconventional Configurations, Open Platform Demonstrator Systems,  Breakthrough Technologies etc.
  • From Industry 4.0 to Industry 5.0
    Factory of the Future, Digital Factory, Digital Manufacturing, Digital Twins, Cyber-physical systems, Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, human-centric, sustainable, resilient etc.
  • Space Technologies
    Materials and Structures, Manufacturing Processes for Space Applications, Space manufacturing process technologies, Aerodynamics, Space Propulsion, Space Power, Robotics, Space Transportation Systems, Technologies for Reusable Small Launchers (Organized by EUCASS), Novel / Reusable Launching Concepts, On-orbit operations and servicing (OOO, OOS), Low-cost satellites technologies, etc.


  • Space Applications and Operations
    Earth Observation, Nano/micro Satellites, Integrated Applications, Space Communication and Navigation, Components for Orbital Use, CO2 monitoring from space, etc.
  • Space Policies
    Clean Space, Safety in Space, etc.
  • ecoDESIGN and Sustainable Productivity
    Sustainability of materials, processes and resources; Environmentally friendly materials; Green and efficient manufacturing & production; Lifetime services; Recycling technologies, Disposal strategies, Waste management, End-of-Life; Life Cycle Assessment and environmental impacts.
  • Safety, Regulation and Standards
    European Safety Regulations, Certification Standards and Policies, Virtual Certification, Workforce Training, Education & Training Programmes (incl. civil aviation cybersecurity, automation and digitization skills), etc.
  • Synergies and Technology Transfer with the Automotive Industry
    Aerodynamics, Electric Car-Electric Aircraft, Infrastructure, Testing Methods, Fault Prediction, Advanced aluminium manufacturing technology etc.
  • European Policy Actions in the Field of Aviation & Space
    Open Innovation Test Beds for Composites, Support Actions for Coordinating Research, Facilitating Collaboration, Innovation Fostering, International Cooperation, 3O Policy, Infrastructures etc.