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Sustainability in Aviation (Part 2) - Greener Aviation and Sustainable Fuels

Tue, Mar 8, 2022 · 2:00 PM · London
About This Webinar

Decarbonizing aviation is critical to solving the climate crisis and will become increasingly critical in the coming decades.

There is a great deal of talk about the options that will power future commercial aircraft.

Sustainable Air Fuels (SAF) offers a non-conventional (fossil-derived) aviation fuel. Airlines may use any SAF that meets the technical certification criteria, however those certifications do not guarantee sustainability; they only describe the physical properties of the fuel itself. There are multiple reasons that an airline should seek to use SAF that has also been certified sustainable as part of a broader decarbonisation process.

There is growing optimism in some corners of the industry, however, that hydrogen may provide a potential answer. The lightest and most abundant element in the universe, hydrogen offers nearly three times the specific energy of gasoline. It can also be produced as a clean fuel through renewable resources.

Hybrid and Electric Aircraft are also at the forefront of making aviation sustainable with a number of airlines ordering electric or hybrid aircraft to help meet environmental targets.

In this webinar we review the alternative fuel options that will help drive the aviation industry to decarbonise, to be cleaner and greener and meet the environmental challenges.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Co-founder and CEO, HyPoint
Dr. Alex Ivanenko is the co-founder and CEO of HyPoint, the NASA award-winning Silicon Valley startup pioneering air-cooled hydrogen fuel cell systems for aviation and urban air mobility. Prior to founding HyPoint, Alex held senior sales roles at both 3M Corp. (NYSE: MMM) and Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) covering Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. He attended Saratov State Technical University, where he received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees, both in engineering, as well as a Ph.D. in electrochemistry. In addition, he received an MBA from The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA).
Webinar hosting presenter
Sr. Director Business Development, Electric/Hybrid-Electric Propulsion at Honeywell
Taylor is an expert on the electrification of flight, leading Honeywell’s collaboration with DENSO on development of an aircraft motor and overseeing development of Honeywell’s turbogenerators.
In this role, Alberstadt works closely with start-ups and established original equipment managers of fixed-wing and vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft, helping to craft various propulsion architectures to meet customer requirements and vehicle mission profiles.
Before leading this business, Alberstadt drove partnership opportunities and execution within the Honeywell Connected Enterprise, a software business unit. In this role he explored use cases and go-to-market strategies with partners inside and outside of the aerospace industry.
Alberstadt holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and a law degree from Arizona State University.
Webinar hosting presenter Jacques Gatard
CEO, OcBizDev
Jacques Gatard is an experienced Aerospace Engineer, CEO of OcBizDev, a consultancy company based near Toulouse, France.
He has graduated to the MSc in Physics/Acoustics from CNAM Paris and the Aerospace MBA from Toulouse Business School
His 30+ years long aerospace career started with ONERA, working in different domains (aeroacoustics, wind tunnels, sales department) until 2011. Since then, Jacques has worked for different companies in the Avionics and Fintech domains as sales manager and VP sales.
During his career, he has been in charge of projects in many different domains, covering materials and structures, aerodynamics, optics and electromagnetism, thermodynamics and propulsion, embedded systems, AI/ML and avionics among others, from R&T to B2B sales.
Webinar hosting presenter
Manager Quality - Alliances & Suppliers, Etihad Airways
Dimitri Rybkin is managing Etihad’s oversight of safety & compliance of codeshare partnerships, suppliers & service providers, winter operations, fuel product quality and fueling operations. He also coordinates Etihad’s participation in IATA Pools and chairs the IATA De-Icing / Anti–Icing Quality Control Pool. Besides conventional fuel quality, his fuel related responsibilities include the internal and regulatory approval of Sustainable Aviation Fuel flights operated by Etihad Airways.

Dimitri participated in the planning and preparation of all SAF flights operated by Etihad, and is experienced in the coordination of internal processes associated with the planning and execution of these activities as well as regulatory approvals and liaison with suppliers of SAF. Having an airport operations background, he has expertise in all aspects of aircraft handling and is a member of the IATA Charter of Professional Auditors.

Dimitri holds a law degree from the European Humanities University as well as a Lean Six Sigma certification.
Webinar hosting presenter
Co-founder & CEO of Zunum Aero
Ashish Kumar, Ph.D., is co-founder of Zunum Aero. Inspired by the disruptive power of novel propulsion, he founded Zunum Aero in 2013 following a long record of commercial leadership as GM at Microsoft, COO Americas at Google, GM at Dell, and Management consultant at McKinsey & Company. His prior experience includes the launch of Aeroxchange with Star Alliance, Fedex and UPS in 2000, which is now the leading electronic marketplace for global aviation. Ashish has a Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University, and spent his early career as Assistant Professor of Engineering at Brown University, and as research fellow at Sandia National Laboratories. Whether hiking or sailing, he is excited to combine his love for the outdoors with his work on sustainable flight.
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