Programme

Thursday, April 16th
All speeches will be held at Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik, Hangar
TimeEvent / PresentationSpeaker
19:00Welcome Reception & Hangar-Tour, RegistrationLuftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH
20:00Reception speechesThomas Brand
(Geschäftsführer Zepellin Luftschifftechnik), Robert Knotts
(Chair of the Airship Association)
Friday, April 17th
All speeches will be held at Konferenzzentrum West, Saal Österreich except where noted
TimeEvent / PresentationSpeaker
08:00-08:40Registration
08:40-09:00Opening SpeechBernd Sträter, Gregory Gottlieb
09:00-09:30Recent Missions with the Zeppelin-NT LZ N07 - An updateRobert Gritzbach, Artur Brauchle, René Franck
09:30-10:00The Fleye – A Student Project of the DHBW RavensburgMoritz Pichler
10:00-10:30Coffee Break
10:30-11:00Variable Buoyancy in AirshipsRobert Knotts
11:00-11:30ATLANT: The future technology for remote territories developmentMichael Talesnikov
11:30-12:00Functional Capabilities Of New Generation Transport Airships Gas-Air SystemAlexander Kirilin, Anna Boldyreva
12:00-13:00Lunch Break
13:00-13:30Design of a Tethered Aerostat System for Providing Wireless Communications in a University CampusJ. Jadhwar, S. Sharma and R. S. Pant
13:30-14:00Challenging the drones – How to complement consumer UAV tasks with recent airship modelsAndré Sobotta, Andreas Burkart, Clemens Mayer, Thomas Burkart
14:00-14:30Design and Testing of an Autonomous Control system for a Remotely Controlled AirshipVivek Pradeepkumar, Prashanth Dharawath, Rajkumar S. Pant
14:30-15:00Multi-objective Optimization of a Lifting-body Hybrid AirshipP. Parthiban, Pankaj Priyadarshi
15:00-15:30Coffee Break
15:30-16:00Design and Development of a Dismantable Semi Rigid Remotely Controlled AirshipA. Kshirsagar, V. Sharma and R.S. Pant
16:00-16:30Airship Design for Education and TrainingFrederica Lee
16:30-17:00The Need To Develop A Set Of World Class Modelling And Simulation Tools To Analyse Cargo Airship Economic PerformanceRobert Knotts
17:30-18:15Penary Discussion 
20:00Dinner (Zeppelin Museum)
Saturday, April 18th
All speeches will be held at Konferenzzentrum West, Saal Schweiz except where noted
TimeEvent / PresentationSpeaker
08:30-09:00Zeppelin LZ N07-101Robert Gritzbach, Hugo Gindele, Jürgen Fecher
09:00-09:30The Modern Hydrogen Airship - Requirements and Technological Feasibility from a System Point of ViewUwe Apel
09:30-10:00Geostrophic Flight Concept for Zero-emission Solar AirshipsFrancesc Betorz Martínez
10:00-10:30Coffee Break
10:30-11:00Economics of Transports Airship for Food Distribution to Isolated Regions in Northern CanadaBarry E. Prentice
11:00-11:30Do new generation airships change a paradigm in transport logistics?Alexander Kirilin
11:30-12:00An improved Methodology for Multi-disciplinary Analysis and Optimization of High Altitude Airship configurationsMohammad Irfan Alam, Rajkumar S. Pant
12:00-13:00Lunch Break
13:00-15:00Regatta (Messe, Hall A2)Johannes Eissing
15:00-15:30Regatta AwardsJohannes Eissing
15:30-16:00A Simplified Thermal Model for Design of Stratospheric AirshipsOnkar V. Bichkar, Rajkumar S. Pant
16:00-16:30Concept of a Lenticular Hybrid Airship Using Hydrogen for Multiple Operation ModesJuergen K. Bock
16:30-17:15Plenary Discussion 
17:15-17:30Closing Remarks