2018 Programme

Day 1
12 Jun 2018

SR Technics

Some cabin conversions can be relatively straightforward but those associated with lease returns can very quickly become more complex as the requirements of the follow on customer may be radically different from the previous operator. For the MRO involved, there is a need to have excellent design and engineering capabilities to provide a fast response...
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Oladi Olukolu

Kuehne + Nagel

Good logistics management can ensure that cabin reconfigurations are completed on schedule. Erik Goedhart, Senior Vice President of Kuehne + Nagel will explore some of the challenges that need to be overcome.
Erik Goedhart

Donica International

Demand for inflight wifi is growing at an exponential rate but the choices available are wider and aircraft downtime for installation can be a problem. Billy Vauls, Director of Engineering at Donica International, will explain how a new concept cabin WLAN uses an open architecture system that allows airlines to choose exactly what sort of...
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Billy Vauls

AviationGlass & Technology

Weight saving is everything in aviation but aesthetics are important in the cabin. Pieter Ruitenberg, a consultant for AviationGlass & Technology, will explain how it is now possible to use real glass products for interiors,  replacing polycarbonate transparencies and mirrors as well as providing new design possibilities.
Pieter Ruitenberg


Dennis Santamaria, Head of Airworthiness at EURO-COMPOSITES, will explain that the use of weight saving composite materials is not just restricted to new build aircraft cabin components. It is possible to replace existing metal items with composite alternatives cost effectively and efficiently, gaining valuable weight savings that translate into reduced fuel costs for operators. The...
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Dennis Santamaria


Sebastian Beermann, CEO of interiorsDIRECT,  will explain how 3D printing is offering new opportunities, both for repairs and in the replication of discontinued or obsolete components.
Sebastian Beermann

STG Aerospace

Exciting times lie ahead for the cabin interior lighting industry, with great opportunities for growth brought on by the emerging trends for affordable after-market ambient lighting solutions. Less can be more. Light is one of the easiest ways to get maximum impact for an airline on a budget. Bold, quality, creative applications of lighting can...
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Nigel Duncan

Thomas King Associates

Carpets and flooring have a dual role in the aircraft cabin. Protection is obvious but they can also enhance the general ambience for the passenger. At the same time, there is a challenge to make them hard wearing and durable, as well as lightweight to save fuel burn.
Duncan King

Diehl Aviation

Densifying cabin layouts to reach max pax configuration is one of the current trends in aircraft cabin. At the same time passengers require a high level of comfort. How can you solve this challenge? Jan Froehlich, Product Manager Retrofit/BFE will present the example of a new space optimised lavatory design to demonstrate how to meet...
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Jan Froehlich

MAC Interiors

Andrius Norkevicius, Business Development Director of  MAC Interiors, who spoke at the 2016 Cabin Repair & Refurbishment Conference, will explain how his company has since grown from the manufacture and repair of monuments to complete management of a maintenance and cabin reconfiguration project for a Boeing 767.
Andrius Norkevicius

Drinks reception

Join us after the conference for an evening of drinks and networking.