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If you and your team have had recent key technological developments, new results, improved and innovative techniques in terms of cost-saving, flexible processes, productivity and sustainability then SURFAIR is for you!

Speakers comprise of top international original equipment and engines manufacturers, airlines and suppliers as well as recognized research institutions.
If you are interested in submitting a paper*, you must fill in the call for paper and return it by email no later than October 11th 2017.

2016 program :

TUESDAY 24th MAY 2016

1.30 pm Welcome coffee

1.50 pm Welcome note

2.00 pm Introductory note: Challenges of the Factory of the Future

  • Dr. Rainer RAUH, Vice President & Head Global Innovation Network Platform Structures, AIRBUS GROUP (GERMANY)

TECHNOLOGIES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE AND SUSTAINABILITY

2.25 pm IAEG™ - Introduction into aerospace collaboration platform for supporting environmental compliance (standardisation & replacement)

  • François CORMAN, Advanced Process Manager, ZODIAC AEROSPACE (France)
  • Raj TAKHAR, REACH Systems Engineer, ROLLS-ROYCE PLC (United Kingdom)

2.55 pm State of the art of CAA and comparison with reach compliant alternatives : how to target a common file for substitution authorization

  • Laurent DONADILLE, Head Of Mechanical Systems Workgroup, UTC Aerospace Systems (France)

3.20 pm SAA and TSA with trivalent chromium sealing : which evolution in the supply chain deployment and substitution progress to allow production continuity

  • Philippe BAYARD, Surface Treatments Expert, SAFRAN-SNECMA (France)

3.45 pm Relevance of post treatment after trivalent conversion process

  • Emilie CHAMPAGNE, European Technical Support, SOCOMORE (France)

4.10 pm - COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITORS’ AREA TOUR

4.40 pm Replacement of chromic acid anodizing on aluminum alloys for bonding applications

  • Carole AUTORI, Materials And Process Engineer, AIRBUS HELICOPTERS (France)

5.05 pm Performance and mechanism of lithium-based corrosion inhibiting coating technology for the protection of aerospace aluminum alloys -

  • Peter VISSER, PHD Candidate, DELFT UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (The Netherlands)

5.30 pm Industrialization of anaphoresis process on aluminium alloys

  • Delphine CORDIER, Surface Treatments Engineer, AIRBUS HELICOPTERS (France)
  • Marylène CARBONELL, Metallic Materials Engineer, AIRCELLES GROUPE SAFRAN (France)

5.55 pm - End of conferences

6.30 pm - COCKTAIL

WEDNESDAY 25th MAY 2016

TECHNOLOGIES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE AND SUSTAINABILITY

10.00 am NASA technology evaluation for environmental risk mitigation (TEERM) CR+6 free bond primer replacement project

  • Dayna LAMB, Global Substances engineer, RAYTHEON MISSILE SYSTEMS (USA)

10.25 am Alternative chromium free coating for the protection of magnesium alloys, from the lab scale to the industrial application

  • Jérôme FRAYRET, Research Engineer, UNIVERSITÉ DE PAU ET DES PAYS DE L’ADOUR (France)
  • Delphine THIELLEUX, Materials And Process Engineer, SAFRAN HISPANO SUIZA (France)

10.50 am - COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITORS’ AREA TOUR

11.20 am The development of a hard chrome plating process with a reach compliant electrolyte

  • Julien GURT-SANTANACH, Surface Treatments Engineer, SAFRAN – TURBOMECA (France)

11.45 am Temperature reduction of substractes using high infrared reflecting technologies for the aerospace industry

  • Dr Mark Perpall, R&D Chemist, AXON HENTZEN AEROSPACE - HENTZEN COATINGS (USA)

12.10 pm - LUNCH BREAK AND EXHIBITORS’ AREA TOUR

RETURN OF EXPERIENCE - INNOVATION IN COATINGS

1.45 pm Challenges in developing durable icephobic coatings for aerospace applications

  • Douglas H. BERRY, Associate Technical Fellow, THE BOEING COMPANY (USA)

2.10 Development of multifunctional coating for aeronautical applications

  • Luca MAZZOLA, Research Engineer, CIRA - ITALIAN AEROSPACE RESEARCH CENTRE (Italy)

2.30 pm ThermoSensitive Coatings for Health-Monitoring of CFRP

  • Sophie SENANI, Research Engineer, AIRBUS GROUP INNOVATIONS (France)

2.55 pm Investigations on surface finishing processes for additive manufactured TI-6AL-4V

  • Sarah BAGEHORN, Phd Student, AIRBUS GROUP INNOVATIONS (Germany)

3.20 Laser Peening for Improved Fatigue Strength and Lifetime of a Wing Attachment Shear-Tie

  • Jean-Yves THIEULEUX, Technical Director, CURTISS WRIGHT (France)

3.45 PM - COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITORS’ AREA TOUR

4.15 pm Metallization by spraying applications

  • Koen STAELENS, Business Development Manager, JET METAL TECHNOLOGIES (Belgium)

4.40 pm Eco-friendly corrosion protecting coating for aluminium and magnesium alloys

  • Pascal NEGRE, CEO, IPM² (France)
  • Fabiola BRUSCIOTTI, PhD Materials for Energy and Environment Energy and Environment Division, TECNALIA (Spain)

5.05 pm Solgel chrome free coating for aeronautical structural parts protection : focus on the SOLGREEN2 project

  • Pierre-Jean LATHIERE, R&D Epoxy Manager, MAPAERO (France)

5.30 am Smart painting process

  • Juan-Pedro HERNANDEZ, Sales Director Aviation, MANKIEWICZ COATINGS (Germany)
  • Sven SCHROEDER, Business Development & Key Account Manager Aviation, MANKIEWICZ COATINGS (Germany)

5.55 pm - End of conferences

7.45 PM - GALA DINNER

THURSDAY 26th MAY

AUTOMATION AND PRODUCTIVITY IN FINISHING APPLICATIONS

9.15 am The Numeric Systems: from Design, through Production, up to Maintenance

  • Jean-Robert LUC, Plant Manager, DASSAULT AVIATION (FRANCE)

9.35 am Automated painting of aircraft structures

  • Paul JENNERJOHN, Senior Research Engineer, THE BOEING COMPANY (USA)

10.00 am GREEN, SMART & GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE, FUTURE READY AND EFFICIENT SOLUTIONS FOR AIRCRAFT PAINT SHOP OPERATIONS

  • Johannes T. GROBE, Senior Vice President, DÜRR SYSTEMS GmbH (Germany)

10.25 AM - COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITORS’ AREA TOUR

10.55 am UV Curable Clearcoats

  • Mikhail KHUDIAKOV, Global Manager – Advanced Aerospace Coatings Technology, PPG AEROSPACE (USA)

11.20 am First generation of uv-clear coat for aerospace

  • Emmanuelle PROVOST, RESEARCHER, AKZONOBEL – SPECIALTY COATINGS (The Netherlands)

11.45 am - End of conferences

12.15 pm - SURFAIR AWARDS

12.45 pm - LUNCH BREAK AND EXHIBITORS’ AREA TOUR