POSTPONEMENT CONFIRMATION: 

As concerns around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to grow and companies issue travel and event guidance, we have made the decision to postpone the European-American Flight Forum on March 12.

We respect the time and commitment that each speaker, sponsor and organization has entrusted to us, and believe that we owe each of them and you a well-attended and stellar event. 

We will continue to monitor the situation and release the new date and time for the forum when available.

"TRANSFORMING THE SKIES IN THE NEW DECADE"

March 12th | 8:30 am to 6:30 pm

     

Addison Conference Center

 

DRONES | VTOLS | FLYING TAXIS | FUTURE DESIGNS IN FLIGHT

North Texas is at the epicenter of transformation in both the aerospace and automotive industries with Urban Air Mobility front and center. 

Ranked second for aerospace, Texas is home to major operations for 17 of the 20 largest aerospace companies. 

This one-day forum will update leaders in Texas on the incredible technology driving transformation in flight.

Join us and learn how European and American powerhouse companies are playing a big role in the New Decade.

 

Meet the Speakers:

Paid attendees will have a chance to WIN 

TWO tickets on Air France (Economy) to Paris!

Build connections in an elite influential aerospace and aviation industry community

 Urban Air Mobility | Drones | Flying Taxis and Cars | Future Aviation Design Initiatives


Propelled by the French-American Chamber of Commerce DFW

 

Conference Chair

 

 

Program

 

 

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM  CHECK IN, BREAKFAST AND NETWORKING

 

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM   WELCOME 

ROMAIN TRAPP, PRESIDENT, AIRBUS HELICOPTERS, INC.

 

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM  UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES IN NORTH TEXAS SKIES

Drones are a hot topic in business news in North Texas.  They have many applications including retail, commercial, agricultural, real estate, military, and medical.  Our panel consists of experts (Public Service Professionals, Commercial UAS Operator(s) and Regulators) who use drones now and who can speak to the future of business in the skies.

MODERATOR:    BRUCE WEBB, DIRECTOR OF AVIATION EDUCATION, AIRBUS HELICOPTERS INC.

PANEL:    JASON DAY, UAS PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR, TEXAS DPS

PANEL:    ROB HAMILTON, PRESIDENT, GLOBAL MEDICAL RESPONSE ALLIANCES

 

11:30 AM - 11:45 PM  

ROLAND LESCURE, MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR THE FRENCH LIVING IN NORTH AMERICA - CHAIRMAN OF THE ECONOMIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

 

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM  LUNCHEON

 

 

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM  TRANSFORMATIVE DESIGN IN AVIATION

MODERATOR:    LINDSAY CUNNINGHAM, HEAD OF CUSTOMER TRAINING - NORTH AMERICA, AIRBUS HELICOPTERS

PANEL:    MARK COUSIN, CEO, A³ BY AIRBUS

PANEL:    FERRÉOL MARANDE, SVP, AKKA TECHNOLOGIES NORTH AMERICA

 

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM  URBAN AIR MOBILITY (VTOL)...FLYING TAXIS & FLYING CARS 

MODERATOR:    ANNE MACDONALD, EVP OF U.S. PUBLIC AFFAIRS & SENIOR POLICY STRATEGIST, EDELMAN
 
PANEL:    SCOTT DRENNAN, VP, INNOVATION, BELL FLIGHT
 

PANEL:    NORMAN JORDAN, CEO, SAFRAN CABIN

PANEL:    WYATT SMITH, HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, UBER ELEVATE

 

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM   TEXAS...THE STATE OF AEROSPACE

JOE MAGRUDER, INDUSTRY SPECIALIST WITH THE TEXAS GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF AEROSPACE AND AVIATION

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM CLOSING RECEPTION

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

 

 

Sponsorship Levels:

Global - $5,000

  • Recognition as a Global sponsor
  • Invitation to provide remarks during the opening session of the conference
  • Opportunity to provide speakers on topics of interest
  • Reserved premium table/booth for 8 with company logo displayed
  • 8 complimentary registrations to full session
  • Full-page color ad in conference program
  • Bring a pop up display (i.e. kakemono) to showcase your company at the event
  • Company logo on FACC DFW website, program, and event projection screens
  • Promotion of company logo, and website on our LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter

             Helicopter -$2,500

  • 6 complimentary registrations
  • Half-page black and white ad in conference program
  • Company logo on FACC DFW website, program, and event projection screens
  • Promotion of your company name, logo, and website on our LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter

VTOL - $1,500

  • 4 complimentary registrations
  • Quarter-page black and white ad in conference program
  • Company logo displayed on FACC DFW website and program
  • Promotion of your company name, logo, and website on our LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter

Drone - $700

  • 2 complimentary registration
  • Company logo displayed on FACC DFW website and program
  • Promotion of your company name, logo, and website on our LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter

Vendor - $300 (FACC Member)/ $500 (Non-Member)

  • One 6 ft. table/booth to promote your company’s products during breakfast, networking & break times
  • Admission to Forum and luncheon included for one
  • Company name displayed on FACC DFW website and program

 

 View the Complete Sponsorship Form Here

Become a sponsor of the French-American Chamber of Commerce DFW European-American Flight Forum to build connections with key industry leaders, increase your brand awareness, and take an active part in the growth and success of the Aerospace programming organized by the French-American Chamber of Commerce of DFW. As a sponsor of this premiere industry event featuring top level industry experts, you will gain wide visibility with a large influential community and receive exclusive perks such as event tickets and reserved tables/booths. Sponsoring companies will enjoy opportunities to speak at the podium, have their brands displayed in conference materials and website, and showcase their businesses with pop up displays at the event. We thank you in advance for your support.

 

FACC DFW is a 501(c) (6) entity; contributions are deductible as business expenses to the extent allowed by law.

 

 

 

MERCI TO THE 2020 FLIGHT FORUM SPONSORS

 

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