Orlando, FL, Oct. 13, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will highlight the industry’s accelerated investment in innovative technologies at this year’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, Oct. 16-18.
The Day 1 and Day 2 Keynotes will highlight groundbreaking technology, including vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) vehicles, and solar-powered aircraft.
Day 1 Keynote: “Pilotless Aircraft for Urban Mobility”
What: Allison is spearheading Uber’s vision to reimagine urban airborne transportation using VTOL aircraft.
When: Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 8:30 a.m., Exhibit Floor, Hall B
Day 2 Keynote: “Solar Power, Electric Aircraft and Aviation’s Sustainable Future”
What: Best-known for circumnavigating the globe without a drop of fuel, Dr. Piccard continues to advocate for solar power, seeking advances in efficient airframes and propulsion systems.
When: Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 10:30 a.m., Exhibit Floor, Hall B
Innovation Zone & Educational Sessions
The convention will feature several topics focused on innovation, including blockchain, unmanned aircraft systems, data link technologies and electric aircraft.
Tuesday, Oct. 16
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. “Blockchain for Business Aviation” – Innovation Zone, Booth 694
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. “Utilizing Data Link in Your Operations” – Room S330 B
3 p.m. - 4 p.m. “General Aviation 2025” – Innovation Zone
Wednesday, Oct. 17
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. “The Electric Aircraft Revolution”
12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m. “UAS Networking Session” – Connection Zone, Booth 281