International Aviation Congress at MAKS-2013
On August 27, 2013 academician Evgeny N. Kablov, Director General of the All-Russian scientific-research institute of aviation materials took part in the official opening of the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2013 and in the International Aviation Congress.
The International Aviation Congress was devoted to the progress of aviation, competitiveness of the modern aviation industry, staffing and tendencies in the development of the air-transport industry.
In particular, the participants evaluated the current status of the domestic aviation industry, considered mutual decisions and approaches in the field of regulation of domestic aviation industry in view of acceptance of the state program «Development of the aviation industry for 2013-2025». A special attention was paid to the funding mechanisms of aviation projects by the state under conditions of the increasing global competition.
Dmitry A. Medvedev, the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Denis V. Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Yury I. Borisov, Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation and other representatives of the ministries and the departments regulating the Russian aviation industry delivered their speeches at the plenary session «Creation of the third world center of aviation industry: strategy and tactics» of the Congress. Representatives of the leading world aviation concerns told about foreign experience.
After the plenary session, Evgeny Kablov carried out a number of bilateral meetings. In particular, he told to Sergey Morozov, governor of the Ulyanovsk region about the efforts of VIAM to provide Il-476 aircraft with new materials (in photo).
During the following examination of the exposition of the International Aviation and Space Salon Dmitry Medvedev and other Russian officials visited the joint booth of the state research centers including VIAM.
Then, within the frames of the congress, some conferences and the round tables devoted to advanced materials, cooperative works, personnel policy and other topical issues of the industry were carried out.
Cand. of engineering science Dmitry I. Kogan, deputy director general of FSUE “VIAM” made the report «New polymer composite materials and technologies» at the round table «Advanced materials in aviation industry».
His report caused the great interest of attendees as it contained a large volume of information on the specific activities and developments.
Also, it should be noted that the exposition of VIAM located in D2 hall caused the great interest of the visitors and participants of MAKS-2013 in the first day of work of the Air Show.