October 14-15, 2015   

   Bordeaux, France   

Innovation Forum for the aerospace industry

Aerospace Innovation Forum

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    Aerospace Innovation Forum

    October 14-15, 2015

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    Aerospace Innovation Forum

    Convention Center | Bordeaux, France


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Conference moderator: Thierry Dubois, Aerospace journalist

CONFERENCE PROGRAM - OCTOBER 14, 2015 – Morning session

09:00 – 09:15


Conference Moderator: Thierry Dubois, Aerospace Journalist

  • Thierry Dubois
    Thierry Dubois

09:00 – 09:20
Welcoming addresses
  • AERO MONTREAL: Mélanie Lussier, Director, Market Development - SME / Supply Chain
  • AEROSPACE VALLEY: Agnès Paillard, President 
  • 3AF: Hervé Austruy, President – HERAKLES SAFRAN group, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mélanie Lussier
    Mélanie Lussier
  • Hervé Austruy
    Hervé Austruy
  • Agnès Paillard
    Agnès Paillard
  • Jean-Luc Fouco
    Jean-Luc Fouco
09:20 – 09:35
Innovation challenges in Space activities at Airbus Defence and Space
  • AIRBUS DEFENCE & SPACE: Jean Luc Macret, Senior manager of Space Systems R&T projects 

  • Jean-Luc Macret
    Jean-Luc Macret

09:35 – 09:50
"Performances Industrielles" Project: a GIFAS national initiative to improve the industrial performance of the aerospace supply chain

  • DAHER group: Pascal Garnero, VP Group Procurement 

  • Pascal Garnero
    Pascal Garnero

09:50 – 10:20
Networking break
10:20 – 10:40
Industrial performance training

Air Business Academy


Roundtable moderator: 3AF Aquitaine: Catherine Goetz, University relations manager 


  • AIRBUSINESS ACADEMY: Stephan Hirsch, Head of Business Development 
  • CETIM: Gérard Oury, Aerospace Global Account Manager (Airbus, Safran) 
  • EUROSAE: Patrick Martinez, Director Aeronautics and Space Training
  • IMA-UNIVERSITE DE BORDEAUX: Olivier Puissant, Aeronautics program lead

  • Catherine Goetz
    Catherine Goetz
  • Stephan Hirsch
    Stephan Hirsch
  • Gérard Oury
    Gérard Oury
  • Olivier Puissant
    Olivier Puissant
  • Patrick Martinez
    Patrick Martinez

10:40 – 11:20
What innovations will improve the maintenance of aeronautical systems?

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Roundtable moderator: AQUITAINE DEVELOPPEMENT INNOVATION: Denis Guignot, Major Project Manager - President, AEROCAMPUS


  • AEROSPACE VALLEY: Franck Lepecq, Innovation Manager Maintenance RPAS & Communications
  • AIRBUS: Dominique Ollinger, Regional Political Affairs. Previously Head of R&T customer services
  • SABENA TECHNICS: Emmanuel Morin, Vice President Engineering
  • SIMMAD (Central Directorate of the integrated structure of the operational maintenance of aeronautical defense equipment):Captain Eric Kraemer, Head of Logistics Division

  • Franck Lepecq
    Franck Lepecq
  • Dominique Ollinger
    Dominique Ollinger
  • Denis Guignot
    Denis Guignot
  • Emmanuel Morin
    Emmanuel Morin
  • Éric Kraemer
    Éric Kraemer

11:20 – 11:55
Aéro Montréal’s MACH Initiative

  • AERO MONTREAL: Mélanie Lussier, Director, Market Development - SME / Supply Chain

  • Mélanie Lussier
    Mélanie Lussier

11:55 - 12:10
Transfer to lunch room
12:10 – 13:15
Networking lunch
13:15 - 13:30
Transfer to auditorium


13:30 – 13:45
Cockpit of the future

THALES: Denis Bonnet, Innovation Director

  • Denis Bonnet
    Denis Bonnet

13:45 – 14:25
Collaborative innovation as competitiveness accelerator

Roundtable moderator: STARBURST ACCELERATOR: François Chopard, Founder and Managing Director


  • EMC2: Laurent Manach, CEO - confirmed
  • DAHER Group: Cédric Eloy, Innovation Director
  • THALES: Dominique Pons, VP Technology Intelligence
  • AQUITAINE DEVELOPPEMENT INNOVATION: Jean-Georges Micol, Managing Director
  • IRT SAINT-EXUPERY: Ariel Sirat, Managing Director
  • AERO MONTREAL: Mélanie Lussier, Director, Market Development - SME / Supply Chain
  • Laurent Manach
    Laurent Manach
  • François Chopard
    François Chopard
  • Jean-Georges Micol
    Jean-Georges Micol
  • Cédric Eloy
    Cédric Eloy
  • Mélanie Lussier
    Mélanie Lussier
  • Ariel Sirat
    Ariel Sirat
14:25 – 15:05
What are disruptive technologies for the aerospace innovation?

Roundtable moderator: AIRBUS SAS: Alain Fontaine, Vice President Emerging Technologies and Concepts


  • LA ROUTE DES LASERS: Hervé Floch, Managing Director
  • TURBOMECA: Antoine Drachsler, Breakthrough Innovation Leader

  • Hervé Floch
    Hervé Floch
  • Antoine Drachsler
    Antoine Drachsler
  • Alain Fontaine
    Alain Fontaine

15:05 – 15:35
Networking break
15:35 – 16:20
The more electric aircraft

Roundtable moderator: ONERA - The French Aerospace Lab: Florent Christophe, Deputy Director


  • SAFRAN LABINAL POWER SYSTEMS: Jérôme Mora, Innovation and R&D Programs Manager
  • ZODIAC AEROSPACE: Thierry Rouge-Carrassat, Chief Technology Officer
  • THALES Avionics Electrical Systems: Pascal Thalin, VP R&T / Technical Director
  • ROLLS-ROYCE: Kevin Daffey, Global Head of Electrical Power and Control Systems, Global Sub-Function Head for Control and Electrical Engineering
  • Florent Christophe
    Florent Christophe
  • Thierry Rouge-Carrassat
    Thierry Rouge-Carrassat
  • Pascal Thalin
    Pascal Thalin
  • Kevin Daffey
    Kevin Daffey
  • Jérôme Mora
16:20 – 17:00
How can the consideration of human factors in the design of complex systems be improved?




Roundtable moderator: AIRBUS DEFENCE & SPACE: Christophe Ducamp, Expert Dependability & Operability Space Systems 


  • ENSC Bordeaux (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Cognitique): Christophe Bey, Human Factors Expert
  • AKIANI: Sami Lini, Co-founder, CEO - Human Factors engineering PhD
  • ESI: Tangi Meyer, Consultant

  • Christophe Bey
    Christophe Bey
  • Tangi Meyer
    Tangi Meyer
  • Sami Lini
    Sami Lini


Aeronautics program lead 

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