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The Aviation Event “Building the future of aviation together” will be held on Friday 26th of April 2024.

9:00 Doors open – Welcome to our event!

9:30 Opening speeches
by Anna Hankimaa (Degree Director, Haaga-Helia) and Pia Illikainen (CEO, Finnish Aviation Museum) 
9:45 National strategies for integrating emerging technologies into existing infrastructure.
Presented by Iida Huhtanen, Senior Specialist for Legal Affairs, Ministry of Transport and Communication.
10:15 Airspace design and its international coordination.
Presented by Teppo Asanti, Head of Airspace and Environment, Fintraffic ANS.
– Coffee break –
11:00 Collaborative Urban Planning: Envisioning Airspace Integration.
Panel Discussion: Christina Suomi – Project Director for Helsinki U-Space (City of Helsinki), Ulla Ruuskanen – Manager for Avia Network (City of Vantaa), Pertti Kortejärvi – CEO (Smart City Innovation Cluster), Jonas Stjernberg – Partner (Innoavia), Olli Hakanen – Architect and CEO (Respace).

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break & Entertainment

Delicious lunch served by Haaga-Helia Culinary Management students. Entertainment by Finnair Pilot’s Band and possibility for exhibition, lottery and networking.

13:00 How does Lufthansa Group view opportunities of AAM projects?
Presented by Konstantin von Wedelstaedt, Business Development Network & Partnership Manager, Lufthansa Group.
13:30 Integration of advanced air mobility into current aviation setup. 
Panel Discussion: Raimonds Gruntins – Director Regional Affairs Europe (IATA), Heikki Isomaa – ANS Director (Finavia), Jukka Hemilä – Senior Scientist (VTT), Konstantin von Wedelstaedt – Business Development Network & Partnership Manager (Lufthansa Group).
– Coffee break –
15:00 How AI is transforming the aviation industry.
Presented by Fahad Ibne Masood, MRAeS and MBA Aviation Management, Modern College of Business and Science.
15:30 Haaga-Helia’s ongoing projects: INCLAVI, Smart Urban eFly. 
Presented by Namrata Sethi (Project Manager), Ivan Berazhny (Senior Lecturer), Ari Etelävuori (Team Leader).

16:00 Thank you!

The organizer will reserve the right to changes in the program and schedule.

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