The Preliminary Program will be available late January 2019.

The 59th IACAS will be using the Whova conference app, where the program will also be featured.
More detailed information will be offered as we near the conference.


Keynote Lectures

Dr. Amiram Appelbaum Dr. Amiram Appelbaum
Chief Scientist, Ministry of Economy and Industry, Israel

Chairman, Israel innovation Authority (IIA)
“Innovation Beyond the Horizon”

Plenary Lectures

Prof. Elaine Oran The 26th Theodore von Kármán Lecture
Prof. Elaine Oran
Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering
Department of Aerospace Engineering
University of Maryland
“The Beauty of Turbulence and Transitions in Reactive Flows“
Prof. Juan Alonso  

Prof. Juan J. Alonso
Vance D. and Arlene C. Coffman Professor
Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Stanford University
“Industrial Shape Optimization Applications Using Adjoints and HPC: A 25-Year Perspective“

Prof. Penina Axelrad Prof. Penina Axelrad
Joseph T. Negler Professor of Aerospace Engineering Sciences 
Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences
University of Colorado Boulder
“Scientific Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems“
Prof. Carlos Cesnik Prof. Carlos Cesnik
Professor of Aerospace Engineering

Director, Center for Aero-Servo-Elasticity of Very Flexible Aircraft
University of Michigan
“Very Flexible Aircraft: Performance Promises and Aeroelastic Challenges“
Mr. Opher Doron Mr. Opher Doron
VP & GM Space Division

Israel Aerospace Industries
“The Role of Established Space Industry in a New Space Environment“
Prof. Susan Ying Dr. Susan Ying
President, International Council of Aeronautical Sciences
VP Technology Strategy and International Relations, Ampaire
“Aviation’s Third Revolution:  Challenges and Opportunities“

General Information

Conference Language:    English
Venue: March 6, 2018     Dan Panorama Hotel, Tel Aviv
Venue: March 7, 2018     Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion,   Technion-I.I.T., Haifa

Tourist Information

Tourist Israel – The Guide –> Tel Aviv

Lonely Planet – Things to Do in Haifa