EBACE2022 Business Aviation Sustainability Summit

Business aviation’s ambitious sustainability goals, and the game-changing technologies and other innovations for ensuring a zero-carbon future for the sector, will be the focus of a first-ever EBACE Business Aviation Sustainability Summit, taking place as part of the convention, on 23-24 May 2022.

Across the summit’s two days, participants will hear from leaders in next-generation propulsion systems, advanced air mobility, pioneering advances in carbon-reduction and other sustainability initiatives.

Monday, 23 May 2022

12:00 – 13:30
EBACE Newsmakers Luncheon (By Invitation Only)
Sustainability – A Flight Plan for the Future

Panelists:
Bryan Sherbacow, Alder Fuels
Erik Lindbergh, The Lindbergh Foundation and Verdego Aero
Dr. Anita Sengupta, Hydroplane Ltd.
James McMicking, ZeroAvia
Tine Tomažič PhD, Pipistrel
Kennedy Ricci, 4AIR

Moderator:
Lisa Stark, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning aviation journalist

This luncheon – part of the inaugural EBACE Business Aviation Sustainability Summit – will feature visionaries making inroads in tomorrow’s sustainable aviation fuels and offsetting solutions.

16:00 – 16:45
Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) – Technical Panel

Innovation Zone

Panelists:
Juergen Wiese, Chairman EBAA, BMW AG
Jonathan Wood, Nesté
Sven Rieve, AirBP
Joao Martins, Jet Aviation

Bruce Parry, EBAA

Moderator:
Tim Obitts, National Air Transportation Association (NATA)

Part one of this two-part panel will demystify the use of SAF for potential users, explain the “Book & Claim” process, and share progress on the availability of SAF for operators going forward. The session will also provide an overview of recent regulatory changes and fully update delegates on the activities of the business aviation industry SAF Coalition.

16:45 – 17:30
Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) – OEM Panel

Innovation Zone

Panelists:
Charles Etter, Gulfstream
Melvyn Heard, GE
Thiery Lamant, Dassault Aviation
Frank Moesta, Rolls Royce
Nicole Kappos, Pratt & Whitney
Alvadi Serpa-Junior, Embraer

Moderator:
Tim Obitts, National Air Transportation Association (NATA)

For part two of this two-part panel, hear updates from business aircraft and engine manufacturers on their efforts to support SAF.

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

08:00 – 09:30
EBACE Newsmakers Breakfast (By Invitation Only)
It’s Electric! A First-Ever EBACE Journalist Breakfast Roundtable

Panelists:
Lee Ann Shay, Aviation Week Network
Murdo Morrison, Flight Daily News
Charles Alcock, AIN Media Group
Jean J. Botti PhD, VoltAero
Gregory Davis, Eviation Aircraft Inc.

Moderator:
Alison Kropff, EBACETV

A revolution has taken place in aviation propulsion: electricity will power tomorrow’s airplanes, and three pioneering companies are leading the way. Is this really possible? These three entrepreneurs will discuss aviation’s battery-powered future with leading aviation journalists, and take your questions, all on a live EBACE-TV broadcast.

10:00 – 11:00
Better Flight Efficiency and Fuel Reduction: The Solution is Onboard!

Exhibit Hall Theater 1

Panelists:
Marylin Bastin, EUROCONTROL
Steven Moore, EUROCONTROL
Pascal Lhoest, Netjets Europe
Frédéric Leboeuf, Dassault Aviation

Moderator: Vanessa Rullier-Francaud, EBAA

What are the technologies already onboard of your business aircraft that reduce fuel burn and CO₂ emissions? What procedures can we implement to achieve a greater CO₂ reductive yield? Learn from EUROCONTROL how they can support your operation by improving your flight planning and routings for greater flight efficiency and flight optimization. Learn how you can best use existing onboard technologies and make a difference now.

11:30 – 12:30
Offset 101 – A Basic Guide to Offsetting

Innovation Zone

Panelists:
Kurt Edwards, International Business Aviation Council (IBAC)
Wayne Sharpe, Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX)
Kennedy Ricci, 4AIR
Stanley Bugeja, DC Aviation (Malta)
Marsha Woelber, Embraer Executive Jets

Moderator:
Bruce Parry, Senior Environment Manager, EBAA

In the context of the second goal of “Carbon Neutral Growth from 2020” as part of the overall Business Aviation Commitment on Climate Change (BACCC) and the launch of IBAC EX, the Business Aviation Carbon Exchange, this session will center around voluntary offsetting for business aviation operators of all sizes that contribute to the commitment goal. A panel of experts consisting of offset providers and operators will inform and share experiences on offsetting today with a demonstration of the IBAC EX.

12:00 – 13:30
EBACE Newsmakers Luncheon (By Invitation Only)
Advanced Air Mobility – On-Demand, And Almost Here

Panelists:
Christian Bauer, Volocopter
Sebastien Borel, Lilium
Diana Cooper, Supernal
Christian Mundigler, FACC/Ehang
Verity Richardson, Vertical Aerospace

Moderator:
Lisa Stark, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning aviation journalist

A panel of top executives with AAM developers from around the globe will offer a look at the next generation of air mobility technologies, and how those developments advance efficiency, productivity and sustainability.

16:30 – 17:30
S.T.A.R.S. – Standards and Training for Aviation Responsibility and Sustainability

Exhibit Hall Theater 1

Panelists:
Magdalena Korpal, Luxair
Liz Moscrop, GearUp Media Ltd
Patrick Müry, Cat Aviation AG
Stewart D’leo, NBAA
Nuno Perestrelo, Luxaviation

Moderator:
Bruce Parry, EBAA

The Standards and Training for Aviation Responsibility and Sustainability (S.T.A.R.S.) program is based idea put forward by a collection of EBAA-sponsored One Young World Ambassadors with the goal of improving sustainability levels across the business aviation value chain. EBAA has taken the lead in developing the recommended practices for the standard and this session will explain what S.T.A.R.S. is, who can participate in its implementation and when it will be available to business aviation stakeholders.