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    Wed 27 September 2017
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    Thu 16 March 2017



CIRA premises
Via Maiorise, 1
81043 Capua (Italy)
How to reach CIRA

Registration/How to attend

Registration to the workshop is required by the 18th of April.
To register, please visit CIRA website


Materials and results

Workshop invitation
Press Release - "New Resilient Designs for Aviation"

The OPTICS Consortium is pleased to invite you to attend the 4th OPTICS Expert Workshop “New Resilient Designs for Aviation” to be held on April 26-27, 2017 in Capua (nearby Naples), Italy hosted by CIRA at its facilities.

OPTICS workshops have always been excellent opportunities to meet key actors and experts in the aviation sector and discuss about the strategic avenues for European aviation safety research, according to the priorities in the research agenda and the unexplored areas to put under the spotlight.

This Final Workshop will be focused on aviation resilience improvement through the introduction of new technologies and improved system designs.
This includes discussion on novel aircraft concepts, improved materials or new aircraft sensors, new software paradigms,  improved airworthiness and manufacturing techniques/technologies, and all the other tools, products and services that ensure resilience of systems and operations, able to face current and emerging environmental (safety and even security) hazards.
All the inputs collected during the Workshop will contribute to the definition of strategic recommendations to influence future priorities of the European Commission and ACARE research agenda.

The OPTICS Final Workshop will see the participation of relevant keynotes speakers.

The event starts at lunchtime on the 26th, and ends at 14:00 on the 27th. By request, special travel arrangements from and to Naples Airport and towards the hotels will be provided to workshop participants. A list of hotels with special rates will be available.

Please be warned that the 25th of April is a national holiday in Italy.