Berlin Aviation Summit 2018

The Berlin Aviation Summit 2018 is fully booked and the registration is closed. On site registration will not be possible.

We are pleased to invite you to the upcoming event "Berlin Aviation Summit" on 24th April 2018, which takes place for the first time one day prior to ILA Berlin 2018.

The “Berlin Aviation Summit” is designed as a platform for high-ranking international guests from politics, aviation industry, airlines, agencies and finance, debating important developments and possibilities for the future of aviation. This year’s main topics are digitalisation and energy transition and how they will move the rigid air transport system

in order to prepare and shape the future global aviation system. The conference is a joint event of the

German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR)

The programme offers several highlights, keynotes and panels to you, dealing with fundamental topics of future aviation.

The panelists Marc Allen (President Boeing Int.),
Johannes Bussmann (CEO Lufthansa Technik), Tom Enders (CEO Airbus), Patrick Ky (CEO EASA) and Éric Trappier (Chairman GIFAS, Chairman & CEO Dassault Aviation) will give us a glimpse of the next generations of aircraft while , Sergey L. Chernyshev (Director General TsAGI) and Jaiwon Shin (Associate for Aeronautics NASA) will be talking about possibilities leading to a zero-emission aviation. In a third panel, Fang Liu (Secretary General ICAO) and Michael Menhart (Chief Economist Munich Re) will discuss who will shape the future of aviation.

We are also glad to welcome Frank Anton (Excecutive VP Siemens eAircraft, Siemens AG), Dietrich Brockhagen (Executive Director atmosfair), Rafael Schvartzman (VP Europe IATA), Mike Sinnett (VP Product Strategy and Future Airplane Development Boeing Commercial Airplanes), Clara de la Torre (Director Transport, European Commission) and Simon Weeks (CTO ATI) amongst our panelists.

Besides many more honored guests, we invited Patrick Gandil (Directeur Général - Direction Généralee de l'Aviation Civile de France), as well as Oliver Wittke (Parlamentarian Secretary of State, Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, Germany) to frame the technological and economic conditions and to further the political exchange.

We are looking forward to meeting you at the Berlin Aviation Summit in April 2018.


Kind regards

Rolf Henke
Executive Board Member for Aeronautics
German Aerospace Center (DLR)


Klaus Richter
President of the German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI)


Unfortunately the registration is already closed!