Future and Emerging Technologies in Aviation “Foresight of The Next Decade”

Cappadocia University organizes an online workshop which will be held on March 16-18, 2021 collaboration with international partners in Aviation sector.

The program will be broadcast live on the Turkish local time in the Cappadocia University' YouTube channel.

Please click here to join the workshop.


March 16, Tuesday

10.30-11.00      Opening                      

Dr. Rıfat Benveniste

Cappadocia University, Türkiye


Dr. Hasan Ali Karasar

Rector, Cappadocia University, Türkiye


Adil Karaismailoğlu

Minister of Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Türkiye


11.00-12.30      1st Session: Executives’ Perspective: Vision and Challenges of Aviation in the Next Decade


Keynote Speakers:


Henrik Hololei, Director General for Mobility and Transport, European Commission

Eamonn Brennan, Director General, EUROCONTROL

Olivier Jankovec, Director General, ACI EUROPE

Levan Karanadze, Director General, Georgian Civil Aviation Agency


Moderator: Haydar Yalçın

The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Türkiye

Cappadocia University, Türkiye


March 17, Wednesday

16.00-17.30      2nd Session: Innovative Solutions for Training, Production and Maintenance in Aviation



Rafaela Caillaux, M.Sc.

Senior Certification Manager, Aircraft Certification Channel, Japan


Radu Cirligeanu

Research and Development Engineer, Aerospace Technologies, ROMAERO S.A., Romania


Dr. Olena V. Cherniavska

Director, Institute of Social and Economic Initiatives, Ukraine


Dr. Darius Rudinskas

Vice Dean of VGTU and Quality auditor of VGTU AGAI Aircraft Maintenance organization

(Part-145) and Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO), Lithuania


Moderator: Clarissa Fedel

Senior System Safety and Certification Specialist, Aircraft Certification Channel, Japan



March 18, Thursday

16.00-17.30      3rd Session: Emerging Technologies in Aviation




Dr. Suzanne Kearns

Aviation Professor and Author at the University of Waterloo, Canada

Member, Next Generation of Aviation Professionals Task Force, ICAO


Dr. Serhii Frantsovych Smerichevskyi

Professor, Head of Department of Marketing, National Aviation University, Ukraine


Dr. Hao Liu

Acting Chair at JARUS

Chair of the ICAO Asia Pacific UAS Task Force, China


Kyryl Astakhov

Advisor on Strategic Development to Boryspil International Airport CEO, Ukraine


Andrew Charlton

Director General, CIVATAglobal, United Kingdom


Moderator: Dr. Rıfat Benveniste

Head of Avionics Department and Director of UAS Res. Center at Cappadocia University