The CAFE Foundation
Electric Aircraft Symposium
San Francisco, California May 23, 2007
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8:30 AM Introduction: Brien Seeley M.D. (President, CAFE Foundation, program chair)
8:35 AM Keynote address: “The Challenge of Peak Oil” by Richard Heinberg. (Author of “The Party’s Over”, “Power Down” and The Oil Depletion Protocol”, Professor at New College, Santa Rosa)
9:10 AM “Boeing Studies Related to a Future, Flight Based, Personal Transportation System” by Richard Jones (Boeing Phantom Works)
9:30 AM “Capability-Based Electric Personal Air Vehicles” by Mark Moore (NASA PAV program manager)
9:55 AM to 10:10 AM Coffee/Pastry break
10:10 AM “A Look at Safe, Quiet, Clean, Economical Personal Travel by Air” by Dr. Paul MacCready.
10:40 AM “Electric PAVs: Contenders in NASA’s PAV Challenge?” by Brien Seeley M.D. (CAFE Foundation)
11:00 AM “High Lift Technology - Wind Turbine Technology” by C.P. (Case) van Dam, Professor and Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, UC Davis
11:25 AM “Small, Efficient Bio-fueled Engines” by Greg Stevenson (NASA STTR bio-fuel engines)
[ Diesel Combustion Movie in AVI format ]
[ Diesel Combustion Movie in WMV format ]
11:50 AM “Automotive Hybrid Experience Applied to Electric Aircraft Design” James C. Paul, Ricardo, Inc.
12:15 PM “Fuel Cell powered Electric Aircraft - the Energy Challenge” by Jim Dunn (Expert; fuel cells, batteries, solar capture and ultra-capacitors)
12:40 PM Q & A followed by Group Luncheon and continued discussions “offline”.