List of topics (Preliminary)


The topics of the conference include but are not limited to:

  • 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, joining techniques and adhesive bonding etc.


  • Aerostructures: Materials
    Materials & Processes, Advanced Characterization, Structural Analysis, Design and Modeling, Smart by Design, Smart Materials & Structures, Aeroelasticity, Nano-enabled composites, Structural Behaviour & Material Testing, Maintenance & Repair, etc.


  • Flight Physics
    CFD, Aerodynamics, Airflow Control, Multidisciplinary Design Optimization, Wing Design, Noise prediction & Noise reduction, Computational Acoustics etc.


  • Propulsion
    Distributed Propulsion, Hybrid-Electric flight, Scaled Flight Testing, Combustion, Turbomachinery, Heat Transfer, Engine Control, Engine Health Monitoring, Fuels, Emissions etc.


  • 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, Remote Control, Navigation Systems, Airport Operation, Airport Security etc.


  • Human Factors
    Man-machine Interface, Cognitive Computing, Human Information Processing, Human Element in Security etc.


  • Innovative Concepts & Scenarios
    Unconventional Configurations, UAV/UAS, RPAS, Personal Autonomous Vehicles, Drones, Open Platform Demonstrator Systems, Alternative Energy Sources, Breakthrough Technologies etc.


  • Industry 4.0&Factories of the Future
    Factory of the Future, Digital Factory, Digital Manufacturing, Digital Twins, Cyber-physical systems, Internet of Things, Cloud Computing etc.


  • Space Technologies
    • Space Materials & Structures
    • Manufacturing Processes for space applications
    • Astrodynamics
    • Space Propulsion
    • Space Power
    • Earth Observation
    • Robotics
    • Nano/micro Satellites
    • Integrated Applications
    • Space Communication & Navigation
    • Space Systems
    • Space Operations
    • Space Transportation Systems
    • Components for Orbital use
    • Clean Space
    • Space Debris
    • Safety in Space


  • Environmental, Recycling and Disposal strategies
    Decarbonisation, Environmentally friendly materials, green manufacturing/operation, Recycling technologies, Disposal strategies, Waste management, Life Cycle Assessment and End-of-Life, environmental aspects


  • Safety, Regulation and Standards
    European Safety Regulations, Certification Standards and Policies, Workforce Training, Education & Training Programmes(incl. civil aviation cybersecurity, automation anddigitization 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.