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WSAS's 2023 Symposium
Sustainable Aviation: Opportunities for the Washington State Aerospace Ecosystem
The WSAS 16th Annual Symposium
Thursday, August 17, 2023
12:30pm to 7:00pm
Museum of Flight, Seattle
The WSAS 2023 symposium will inform participants of the status, opportunities, and challenges in the rapidly developing sustainable aviation sector, including science, technology, infrastructure, and workforce development.
The WSAS Symposium convenes scientific and technical experts to discuss and move towards solutions on issues that affect Washington State.
Washington State Academy of Sciences (https://washacad.org)
Aerospace Futures Alliance (https://www.afa-wa.com/)
Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation (https://jcati.org/)
Seattle’s Museum of Flight (https://www.museumofflight.org/)
JOIN US if you are an elected official, staff of federal, state or local government, or are a member WSAS, the aviation community, or academia.
THE SYMPOSIUM WILL review the status, opportunities, and challenges in the emerging sustainable aviation sector, including technology, infrastructure, and workforce development.
Sustainable Aviation Symposium Planning Committee
Roger M Myers, PhD, Chair
Beth Hacker, PhD, UW/JCATI
Misha Lujan, Aerospace Futures Alliance
Mehran Mesbahi, PhD, UW
Cindy Messey, Museum of Flight
Kristi Morgansen, PhD, UW
Robin Toth, WA Department of Commerce
Emily Wittman, Aerospace Futures Alliance
WSAS 16th Annual Symposium Chair
Welcome: State Gov. Official (Governor or Director of DOC/DOT) Invited
1ST KEYNOTE: A Vision for Sustainable Aviation: The Need for Sustainable Aviation, Technology Options, and Implications; Steve Clarke, Deputy Associate Administrator, NASA Aeronautics Research Directorate
PANEL 1: Sustainable Aviation Technologies and Fuels
moderated by Dr. Anna Oldani, Federal Aviation Administration
PANEL 2: Infrastructure Changes for Sustainable Propulsion
moderated by Melinda Pagliarello, Airports Council International -- North America
2ND KEYNOTE: Workforce Development for the Sustainable Aviation Ecosystem
Howard E. McKenzie, Chief Engineer and Executive Vice President, Engineering, Test & Technology, The Boeing Company
PANEL 3: Creating the Sustainable Aviation Ecosystem Workforce
moderated by Dr. Kristi Morgansen, Chair, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Washington
SYMPOSIUM SUMMARY AND CLOSING REMARKS
NETWORKING RECEPTION IN THE MUSEUM’S GREAT GALLERY
Come meet your colleagues and discuss opportunities as you are surrounded by aircraft!
Registration information will be coming soon!