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Final Fly Off Schedule

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH

GoFly Welcoming Event

6:00 – 8:30 PM

Hiller Aviation Museum

 

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH

GoFly Teams Take Flight

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

VIP Day

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

 

NASA Talks

These are talks in NASA Ames Building 3 through NASA

8:00 AM

Check-in & Light Breakfast

 

8:30 AM

Boeing

Greg Hyslop, Chief Engineer, Boeing

 

8:50 AM

Pratt & Whitney

Geoff Hunt, Senior Vice President, Engineering, Pratt & Whitney

Maria Mandato, Director, Brand, Strategic Events & CSR Communications

 

9:10 AM

NASA

Bob Pearce, Associate Administrator, NASA

Eugene Tu, Center Director, NASA Ames Research Center

 

9:30 AM

Organization Panel: Meet the Executive Directors

Mike Hirschberg, Executive Director, VFS

Pete Bunce, President & CEO, GAMA

Dan Dumbacher, Executive Director, AIAA

Brian Wynne, President and CEO, AUVSI

Raman Venkatesh, Executive Vice President & COO, SAE International

Tom Haines, Editor in Chief, AOPA

 

10:15 AM

Morning break at Building 3

 

10:30 AM

NASA

Parimal Kopardekar, Director of NASA Aeronautics Research Institute

Heinz Erzberger, Senior Advisor, Aviation Systems Division, NASA AMES

 

10:50 AM

The Entrepreneurs

John Langford,  Founder, Aurora Flight Sciences and President, AIAA

Gwen Lighter, CEO, GoFly

 

11:10 AM

Kitty Hawk

Sebastian Thrun, CEO, Kitty Hawk

 

11:30 AM

FAA

Earl Lawrence, Executive Director, Aircraft Certification Service, FAA

Rick Domingo, Executive Director for Flight Standards Service, FAA

 

11:50 AM FAA

Macquarie

Michael Huerta, Macquarie, Former FAA Administrator

 

12:10 PM

Finance – CVC

Jim Lockheed, Venture Associate, JetBlue Technology Ventures

Srini Ananth, Director, Intel Capital

Brian Schettler, Managing Director, Boeing HorizonX Ventures

Stefan Heuser, Investment Team Head, Hyundai CRADLE

 

12:45 PM

Lunch at GoFly VIP Tent

 

1:45  PM

NASA

Stephen Rizzi, Senior Researcher for Aeroacoustics, NASA Langley Research Center

 

2:05 PM

The Entrepreneurs

Helen Grenier, Co-Founder, iRobot

 

2:25 PM

Wisk

Gary Gysin, President & CEO, Wisk

 

2:45 PM

Finance – VC

Tess Hatch, Investor, Bessemer Venture Partners

Greer Carper, Investing Principal, Boeing HorizonX Ventures

Peter Shannon, Founder & Managing Director, Radius Capital

Sunil Nagaraj, Founder & Managing Partner, Ubiquity Ventures

Morgan Mahlock,  Associate, In-Q-Tel

 

3:15 PM

NASA

Shivanjli Sharma, Aerospace Research Engineer, NASA Ames Research Center

 

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

GoFly Team Talks

GoFly Flying Teams

 

 

 

LEAP DAY, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29TH

A Celebration of Flight

 

10 AM

Doors open

 

11 AM  – 1 PM

GoFly Teams Take Flight

Short Demo Flights to Showcase Teams for the Disruptor Prize

 

11 AM – 3 PM

STEM Activities

Moffett Field Historical Society Museum Open House
(Free Admission with GoFly Ticket)

Team Interactions

Meet and Greets

 

1 PM – 1:30 PM

California Air National Guard performing a Para-Rescue Jump

Vicky Benzing Showcase Flight

 

2 PM

GoFly Prize Awards Ceremony

 

Please note, all schedules are subject to change.

 

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