2022 Electric Aircraft Symposium

EAS 2022

The Vertical Flight Society is again hosting the annual Electric Aircraft Symposium (EAS). This year's 16th Annual EAS returns to an in-person format at Oshkosh, Wisconsin on July 23-24, 2022, the weekend before EAA AirVenture. EAS 2022 will be a hybrid event at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (at the Culver Family Welcome Center) and online. Save the date — registration coming soon!

EAS 2022 presenters will discuss the latest in electric aircraft, propulsion systems, energy sources, certification, regional and urban use cases, and the current market opportunities — for electric vertical / short / conventional takeoff and landing (eVTOL / eSTOL / eCTOL) aircraft. Each moderated panel session will include a Q&A discussion with presenters and attendees — a hallmark of the Electric Aircraft Symposium. Speakers include:

  • Ken Swartz, Aeromedia — confirmed
  • Yolanka Wulff, Community Air Mobility Initiative (CAMI) — confirmed
  • Rex Alexander, Five Alpha — confirmed
  • Willi Tacke, Flying Pages — confirmed
  • Dr. Anita Sengupta, Hydroplane — confirmed
  • TBD, Lilium — confirmed
  • TBD, Vertical Aerospace — confirmed
  • Oliver Reinhardt, Volocopter — confirmed
  • Electra Aero (invited)
  • Eve / EmbraerX (invited)
  • Global Aerial Management Group (invited)
  • H55 (invited)
  • AFWERX (invited)
  • Joby Aviation (invited)
  • Pipistrel / Textron e-Aviation (invited)
  • Whisper Aero (invited)
  • Wisk Aero (invited)


  • $200 for members / $300 for non-members for in-person or virtual attendance. Registration opening soon!
  • Special virtual-only option for VFS student members: $25
  • Sponsorships available!

Originally established in 2007 by the CAFE Foundation, the VFS Electric Aircraft Symposium is the world's longest running annual conference on electric aviation! 

Interested in learning more about electric VTOL? Subscribe to the VFS eVTOL News Newsletter!

Interested in electric airplane technology developments? Check out the blog by CAFE Foundation's Dean Sigler.

Check out the previous VFS/CAFE Electric Aircraft Symposium programs and presentations: 

2021: 15th Annual EASProgram | Speakers & Agenda16.5 Hours of Videos

2020: 14th Annual EAS — ProgramSpeakers & Agenda12.5 Hours of Videos

2019: 13th Annual EAS — Program | Speakers & Agenda | 26 Presentation Videos

2018: 12th Annual EAS — Program | Speakers & Agenda | 19 Presentation Videos

Posted Feb. 10, 2022; Updated May 19, 2022