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Welcome to the Aviation & Shipping Forum at Innovation Zero, a crucial hub for addressing the challenges and opportunities in achieving 'jet zero' and sustainable maritime operations.

Engage with industry leaders from aerospace and maritime sectors as they tackle questions about industrializing for a commercial future, exploring the potential of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), hydrogen-electric solutions, and more. Our forum will also highlight the valuable crossovers between aviation and shipping, offering perspectives from investors, regulators, and innovators in alternative fuels and materials.

Join us to gain insights into these evolving industries, contributing to the dialogue on sustainable advancements in both aviation and shipping.

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Innovation Zero | 30 April – 1 May 2024 | Olympia London

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2024 Aviation & Shipping Forum: Speaker Lineup

Meet Our Distinguished Expert Speakers

Innovation Zero is excited to unveil an elite roster of speakers for the Aviation & Shipping Forum, featuring key figures leading the way in sustainable aviation and maritime industries towards a sustainable future.

Our diverse group of speakers includes top executives from aerospace and maritime sectors, innovative researchers, and industry pioneers. They will offer deep insights into the latest advancements and sustainable practices in aviation and shipping. These presentations, blending cutting-edge research with practical applications, aim to spark dynamic discussions and new ideas. Dedicated to driving sustainable transformation in these crucial sectors, our speakers represent the beginning of an impressive and informative speaker lineup. Look forward to further speaker announcements that will add to the forum’s dynamic and forward-thinking atmosphere.

 


 

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Innovation Zero 2024: Aviation & Shipping Forum Agenda

Innovation Zero 2024 is poised to deepen our exploration into sustainable finance and green investment strategies, integrating technology development along the energy value chain.

This year, we will delve into the latest trends in finance that support environmental sustainability, with a focus on areas like green financing, ESG initiatives, and investment in climate-friendly technologies across the energy value chain.

The conference will highlight the role of finance in global sustainability efforts and emphasise the importance of collaborative action in addressing climate change challenges. Expect engaging discussions on topics such as innovative financial models for sustainable development, technology development in the energy value chain, and strategies for bridging funding gaps in green ventures.

Join us for a visionary conference that leverages past achievements to foster future advancements in sustainable finance, technology development, and environmental investment, with a special focus on the entire energy value chain.

 

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    The decarbonisation challenge for aviation is urgent and progress is desperately needed. Current planned production capacities of SAF will provide just 1-2% of jet fuel demand by 2027, while energy in ...
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    When assessing the state and progress of SAF and hydrogen-electric as fuel sources, does the market have room for both? Do we have time for both? Hear from leading proponents of each as they discuss t ...
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    Revolutionising the aviation industry demands cutting-edge solutions to mitigate its environmental impact and transition away from traditional fossil fuels. Join us for a session highlighting one such ...
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    There is growing consensus that the non-CO2 effects of aviation have been overlooked. What steps is the aviation sector taking to factor in non-CO2 emissions into their climate and technology strategi ...
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    How does race to net zero differ when it comes to shipping; what specific challenges does it face versus the aviation industry? Panellists will discuss the specific hurdles the maritime community must ...
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    Currently, governments provide early-stage, venture capital support, whereas large scale investors tend to wait for proof of concept before deploying their funds. How do we make sure maritime business ...
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    Discover the latest advancements in large-scale green fuel production in the pursuit of net-zero shipping, and the logistical, financial and legal frameworks which underpin the world’s most ambitious ...

 

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2024 Aviation & Shipping Forum Agenda Overview

In 2024, the Aviation & Shipping Forum at the Innovation Zero conference will present a diverse range of sessions, each focused on advancing the future of sustainable aviation and maritime industries.

  • Opening Remarks from the Chair: Introduction to the Aviation & Shipping Forum.
  • Policy Announcements: Jet Zero: Update on policies related to achieving 'Jet Zero'.
  • Industrialisation: Moving from R&D to Commercial Reality: Discussing the urgent need for aviation decarbonisation and the limited production capacities of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Speakers include Paul Hutton, Helen Leadbetter, Harry Malins, and Victoria Tozer-Pennington.
  • Fuelling Flight: Discussing SAF and Hydrogen-Electric: Debate on the feasibility and market space for both SAF and hydrogen-electric as aviation fuels. Contributions from Freya Burton, Andrew Chadwick, James McMicking, Lahiru Ranasinghe, Aaron Robinson, and Andy Smith.
  • Innovation Showcase: Scaling SAF with CO2-Derived E-Fuel: Presented by Andrew Symes.
  • The Role of Airports in Achieving Sustainable Aviation: Exploring strategies to include non-CO2 emissions in aviation climate and technology plans.
  • Policy Announcements: The Future of Clean Maritime: Overview of upcoming clean maritime policies.
  • Navigating the Unique Challenges of Maritime Decarbonisation: Panel discussion on the specific challenges faced by the shipping industry in achieving net zero, featuring Peter Aylott and Stuart Neil.
  • The Investment Conundrum: Bridging the Funding Gap: Addressing the funding challenges in maritime business development, with insights from Goran Dominioni and Tony Foster.
  • Alternative Fuels & Infrastructure for the Shipping Industry: Insights into green fuel production for net-zero shipping and the related frameworks. Contributions from Alicia Eastman and Max Harris.
  • Innovation Showcase: A display of the latest advancements in aviation and shipping.

These sessions aim to provide comprehensive insights into the latest advancements, challenges, and opportunities in aviation and shipping sectors, especially in terms of environmental sustainability and innovative technologies. This platform is crafted to initiate thought-provoking discussions and enlightening exchanges, setting the stage for a transformative and informative 2024 forum.

 

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Innovation Zero | 30 April – 1 May 2024 | Olympia London

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