Conference Programme

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Aviation technology responds to the challenges of climate change. Renewable aviation fuels, ecological and electric aircraft are here.

Above. eFlyer2 – all electric aircraft by Bye Aerospace. The founder and CEO of the company George E Bye is the first guest speaker of the conference.

See programme below.


The 4th Ecological and Electric Aviation conference in March 9, 2022 will be organised at the Flamingo Centre near Helsinki airport. Travelling to Finland and participating the conference in person provides excellent opportunity to watch, listen and participate the conference sessions and network with other participants. The conference fee 75 euros also includes breakfast, lunch and afternoon coffee.  Accommodation at the conference site can be booked separately with a discount rate from the Sokos Hotel Flamingo – information will be provided to those registering to the conference.

It is also possible to participate to the conference online only. The online participation fee is 25 euros.

Program March 9 (changes possible*) – all presentations in English

Important: times are in Finnish local time (and UTC, CET Central European Time)

– – – 08.00 (UTC 06.00, CET 07.00) – – – Networking with breakfast & coffee – – –

09.00 (UTC 07.00, CET 08.00) Welcome

09.01 (UTC 07.01, CET 08.01) Opening speech, Ms. Minna Kivimäki, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Transport and Communications of Finland (Liikenne- ja viestintäministeriön kansliapäällikkö)

09.10 (UTC 07.10, CET 08.10) Review of seminar programme and organisers: MAF Finland, Dr. Janne Ropponen, Helsinki Electric Aviation Association, Janne Vasama.

09.30 (UTC 07.30, CET 08.30) Bye Aerospace, George E Bye, CEO

10.00 (UTC 08.00, CET 09.00) Heart Aerospace, Anders Forslund*

10.30 (UTC 08.30, CET 09.30) Finnair, Eveliina Huurre, Senior Vice President, Sustainability

11.00 (UTC 09.30, CET 10.30) Joby Aviation, Brian Davey, Head of European Government Affairs

– – – 11.30 (UTC 09.30, CET 10.30) – – – Networking lunch – – –

13.00 (UTC 11.00, CET 12.00) Neste, Massoud Javaheri, Commercial Development Manager, Renewable Aviation

13.30 (UTC 11.30, CET 12.30) Black & Veatch, Paul Stith

14.00 (UTC 12.00, CET 13.00) VTT Research, Dr. Petri Mononen, Principal Scientist at VTT and Coordinator of the AiRMOUR project

14.30 (UTC 12.30, CET 13.30) Ehang Scandinavia, Steinar Bjugn*

– – – 15.00 (UTC 13.00, CET 14.00) – – – Networking with coffee – – –

15.30 (UTC 13.30, CET 14.30) EEAC 2022 Discussion: How to make city to city air travel ecological in Scandinavia – invited guest speakers. Introduction to the topic by Fredrik Kämpfe, Director Industry Affairs, Swedish Aviation Industry Group.  Fredrik Kämpfe serves as the Electric Aviation Expert in the Electrification Commission of Swedish Government

16.30 (UTC 14.30, CET 15.30) End of conference. See you next year 2023, March 8.

* to be confirmed

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