CEAS 2009 lines up exceptional speakers


The Council of European Aerospace Societies (CEAS) 2009 announced today its speaker program for 2009. The program committee has created an outstanding conference program reflecting the significance of the event and the key issues facing the aerospace industry. CEAS 2009 has the title “New Beginnings: Challenges for Aerospace Innovation,” and this theme is reflected by the number of distinguished and eminent speakers together with the wide-ranging portfolio of subjects to be covered. The complete speaker program can be viewed by visiting www.ceas2009.org.

As an indication of the top-level presentations being made, the following list of distinguished industry leaders has just been announced as keynote speakers:

– Ian Lucas, MP – Minister for Business and Regulatory Reform
– Dr. Andras Siegler – Director Transport Research, European Commission
– Daniel Calleja-Crespo – Director Air Transport, European Commission
– Eric Dautriat – Director Clean Skies, European Commission
– Jean-Jacques Dordain – Director General, European Space Agency
– Iain Gray – Chief Executive, Technology Strategy Board
– Dr. David Williams – Director General, British National Space Centre

CEAS 2009 will take place at the Manchester Central International Convention Centre from October 26-29, the first time such an event has been held in the UK. Up to 1,000 aerospace professionals, companies, and organizations are anticipated to attend the conference. The four-day conference program focuses on research, innovation, technical developments, and studies across both civil and military air and space applications.

CEAS 2009 is one of the most important and relevant events in the 2009 aerospace calendar. The conference is providing a unique insight into the future of the global aerospace industry and how the industry is facing today’s challenging circumstances. For more information about CEAS 2009 and full details of the speaker program, visit www.ceas2009.org.

For more information and to register for the conference, contact Liz Norfolk, Conference & Events, Royal Aeronautical Society, Tel: 020 7670 4345, Email: liz.norfolk@aerosociety.com.