Electric Aircraft Symposium: April 24th in San Carlos, California

Let's Hope This Thing Takes Off!
The 2009 CAFE Foundation Electric Aircraft Symposium will take place on April 24th, 2009, at the Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos, California. Topics will include "the latest in motors, PV technology, controllers, batteries, chargers, new designs, prototype performance, and the '100 MPG aircraft race.'" The registration fee is $249 before April 15, and $310 afterwards (so if you are interested, don't wait!). More details after the jump.You can see the preliminary program here, and you can register online here.

Some highlights from the preliminary schedule:

Current Update on Climate Science: Dr. Ben Santer, Research Climatologist, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and IPCC

Recharging Your Electric Aircraft with Renewable Energy: Dr. Case Van Dam, Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of California at Davis

Energy Storage with Nanomaterials, Dr. Yi Cui, Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University

New Aircraft Concepts and Technologies for Sustainable Aviation, Dr. Ilan Kroo, Professor of Aeronautics, Stanford University

Via CAFE Foundation, Autobloggreen
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