11th Rotorcraft Symposium

The Rotorcraft Symposium will be held in Cologne on 5 and 6 December 2017.

It is the European reference event which provides a forum to discuss developments in the rotary wings domain and their safety objectives and achievements.

The discussion will address Initial and Continuing Airworthiness Certification Standards, research projects, safety enhancement developments such as on future Main Gear Box Design, Performance Based Navigation (PBN) specifications, Required Navigation Performance (RNP), EASA’s Safety Risk Portfolio for the different helicopter operations, and several topics currently developed by the recently created Rotorcraft Sectorial Committee.

Call for papers
Since more than a decade the Symposium’s success has been based on the support from those presenting and on the high quality of their subjects as proposed. While papers are welcomed in the areas mentioned above or on any other topic related to the rotorcraft industry and its safety of flight.
Feel free to submit one or more proposals for presentation, consisting of a title plus an abstract of up to 300 words, by 21 October 2017 to Jean Marc SACAZES via e-mail at jean-marc [dot] sacazes [at] easa [dot] europa [dot] eu . Following an internal review of the proposals, the Agency will promptly notify the authors of the selected papers, who will need to provide their final papers not later than 11 November 2017.

Participants to the Symposium need to take care of the accommodation and travel arrangements themselves.
For your convenience EASA has made special arrangements with the Köln Mariott Hotel (Conference venue). The room contingent is available through this link.
Alternatively participants can use the booking platform ehotel. Type “EASA” in the field “Destination” and select “Köln, Deutschland” to get special rates.

Please register online through the EASA webshop. Registration is open until 19 November 2017, until the maximum capacity is reached.
The administrative fee is 160,- Euro (speakers and press free of charge). Registration is only possible online with credit card payment.
EASA will not issue an invoice for the registration fee, but upon request a receipt as proof of payment can be sent by e-mail.
Please ensure to bring copy of your registration and a valid identification document when registering on the first day of the Conference.

Cancellations and Refund Policy
Substitutions and cancellations can be made until 26 November 2017. Please notify us as soon as possible at rotorcraft [at] easa [dot] europa [dot] eu (please refer to “Symposium” in the subject line).
Cancellations of an accepted registration must be made in writing to rotorcraft [at] easa [dot] europa [dot] eu and will incur into a 25% non-refundable administrative fee per cancelled registration (please refer to “Symposium” in the subject line).
Delegates who request a cancellation on or after 27 November 2017 or delegates who fail to attend without prior notice are liable for the full attendance fee. The attendance fee will not be prorated should delegates not attend the entire conference.

Join us for this special event by registering online and book the dates in your calendar.

This event will be live streamed.
The link will be available on 05/12/2017 from 09:15 - 18:00 and 06/12/2017 from 08:15 - 16:30 (CET).
Add to your calendar 05/12/2017, Day 1:

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Add to your calendar 06/12/2017, Day 2:

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Join the discussion
Join us at the Rotorcraft leading networking community.
During the livestream everyone can take an active role in the discussion via www.slido.com. Sli.do is the audience interaction tool we will be using throughout the event in order to get your views and questions during the several presentations.
You can use sli.do on your smartphone, tablet or laptop by following these simple steps:
  • Go to www.slido.com  
  • Enter the event code: easa & press join  
  • Then follow the onscreen instructions to vote or ask a question.

Please note, you will have access to the event code on Sli.do as of 05/12/2017, at 09:00 (CET).


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