The AHS International 68th Annual Forum and Technology Display was a smashing success by all standards. This year's event hosted over 1300 attendees, nearly 250 technical presentations and many new or updated special session panels. Check out our photos from the exhibit hall, the Opening General Session and the special sessions. We also have a photo gallery of the 68th Annual Grand Awards Banquet and other awards.
Forum 68 Proceedings CDROMs with all the papers are now available for purchase; in addition, all the special session presentations are now available on CDROM.
Save the date for Forum 69! The 69th Annual Forum & Technology Display to be held May 21-23, 2013 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. The theme of the conference is "Advancing Vertical Flight Technology in Demanding Environments." To be considered for acceptance, abstracts for technical papers must be submitted by Friday October 26, 2012.
Ft Worth Convention Center
University of Maryland
Teletronics Technology Corp
AVX Aircraft Corp.
Boeing/AATD H-6 flying lab
Bell 407 Armed Helicopter
Forum 68 Registration Desk
- Opening Session
Jose Gonzalez, OSD/AT&L
CEO panel & Mike Hirscherg
Forum 68 CEO panel
Moderator, Graham Warwick, Aviation Week
Dr. James Wang, AgustaWestland
John Garrison, Bell Helicopter
Phil Dunford, Boeing Military Aircraft
Lutz Bertling, Eurocopter
Dan Schultz, Lockheed Martin
Jeff Pino, Sikorsky Aircraft
CEOs provided candid remarks
Prof. Gareth Padfield, U. Liverpool
Padfield receives the Nikolsky medal
General Opening Session Audience
- Special Panels
Rotorcraft Technology Short Course
Wind Energy Special Session
Maj. Gen. Tim Crosby, US Army PEO Aviation
RDML Paul Grosklags, US Navy PEO (A)
Science & Technology Program Managers
Dr. Bill Lewis, Dir, Aviation Development, US Army
AHS History Committee with Tony Paradiso