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CAAFI Biennial General Meeting & ASCENT Symposium

4-6 December 2018

Washington, DC, U.S.A.


Organised by the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI), the event will include plenary sessions, keynote speakers, and networking and exhibit opportunities. In addition, leaders and principal investigators from ASCENT will highlight their work on alternative jet fuel supply chain development and the National Jet Fuel Combustion Program. The timing of the event is scheduled to allow for the presentation and discussion of results from a number of key events from this year, including: pending ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) meetings; the next Farm Bill; the 2018 mid-term election results and implications; and, the maturation of several commercial activities.


For details on the agenda, click here. Attendance is by invitation only. Please contact info@caafi.org.


Aviation Fuels & Additives Training Course 2019

8-12 April 2019

University of Sheffield, United Kingdom


This MSc level 35-hour course module for Aviation Fuels & Additives was originally developed in 2016 as part of a collaboration between Airbus and the UK government’s then Department for Business, Innovation & Skills. The aim of the course is to provide training to develop specialist skills in a growing field where there is currently a knowledge and skills gap in the industry. This follows the increase in new semi-synthetic fuel blends entering the market and the work around the world to accelerate development of the next generation alternative fuels. The course will be held in world-class, state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories that provide modern interdisciplinary teaching, as well as specialist engineering teaching facilities. Teaching will comprise a 50/50 split between leading academics and industrial guest lecturers. The course also looks at the environmental sustainability of the aerospace industry and includes a practical lab day at the Sheffield Low Carbon Combustion Centre.


For more information, click here



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