17 November 2011

Constellium hosting the 3AF conference on “New Developments in Aluminum for Aerospace”

Scientific and industry experts in materials for the aerospace industry are meeting at the Constellium’s Research Center in Voreppe on November 22nd to exchange on latest aluminum developments. This conference is jointly organized by 3AF - the French Aerospace and Astronautics Association - and Constellium's Global Aerospace Division.

About the high profile speakers

Constellium will notably be represented by Bruno CHENAL, Director of Technology and Innovation Global Aerospace division and Tim WARNER, Research Programs Manager, who will introduce the conference by presenting Aluminum solutions for future aircrafts.

Constellium will have the honor to welcome in Voreppe industry experts from Dassault Aviation, Airbus France, EADS Innovation Works as well as academic experts from IFMA, INP Grenoble, INSA, and Burgundy University.

Program overview

  • Bruno CHENAL, Constellium, Director of Technology and Innovation Global Aerospace division - Introduction
  • Tim WARNER, Constellium, Research Programs Manager - Aluminum solutions for future aircrafts
  • Gilles SURDON, Dassault Aviation, in charge of process development and simulation – Status of Friction Stier Welding in Business Jets
  • Emmanuelle ALIOS-DUPLAT, Airbus France, in charge of structural repair – Airbus compliance to FAR26 Subpart E – Damage tolerance of repair and modifications
  • Emmanuel DUC, Lecturer at IFMA, Clermont-Ferrand – Manufacturing of new aluminum alloys
  • Alexis DESCHAMPS, Lecturer at INP Grenoble, Laboratory SIMaP – Physical metallurgy of Al-Li-Cu alloys
  • Anne PICHAT, Constellium, Voreppe Research Center – Recycling loop optimization / OFELIA project
  • Laurent PINTO, Airbus, Head of the Materials and Metallic processes Department – Use of new aluminum alloys
  • Jean-Yves BUFFIERE, INSA Lyon Professor- Fatigue and fretting fatigue behavior of Al-Cu-Li
  • Dominique SCHUSTER, EADS Innovation Works, In charge of Materials and Metallic processes Department & Roland OLTRA, Burgundy University – Analysis methodology of microstructural corrosion of aluminum alloys

The full program is available on the 3AF website