Concordia University to host "Fly-by-Wireless" Aerospace Workshop

World aerospace experts collaborate on advanced wireless aircraft technologies at Concordia

MONTREAL, June 10, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - "Fly-by-Wireless" (FBW) is an exciting new concept in the aerospace industry that focuses on minimizing the use of cables and connectors by providing reliable, low-cost, high-performance alternatives. Next week, aerospace leaders from around the world will come to Concordia University to discuss recent advances and future applications of FBW technology, during the 2011 CANEUS "Fly-by-Wireless" Workshop.

Noteworthy speakers include: Mr. George Studor, Chief Architect of NASA's FBW initiative; Dr. Keng Yap of Boeing Defense, Space & Security; Dr. Fidele Moupfouma of Bombardier; and Eugene Stewart from Lockheed Martin. Other organizations represented include: Boeing, the German Space Agency, Airbus, GE, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Industry Canada, ICAO, and Honeywell. Representatives will also be present from educational institutions including the Universities of Sheffield, Barcelona, California, and Toronto, as well as École Polytechnique, Concordia, and McGill.

The CANEUS FBW11 workshop has an exciting program designed to define and implement plans to infuse next-generation technologies within various aerospace industry segments. The meeting is the latest step in ongoing efforts to stimulate the formation of FBW consortia projects in which member organizations would derive significant mutual benefit, as well as to identify projects with a high potential for funding.

News media are invited to attend all or part of this important workshop at no cost. For program details and other information, please visit


2011 CANEUS Fly-By-Wireless Workshop
June 14 - 17, 2011
Concordia University - Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science Engineering and Computer Science/Visual Arts Complex EV 2.260
1515 St. Catherine West, room # EV 2.260
Montreal, QC

CANEUS International, headquartered in Montreal, is a non-profit, member-directed organization serving the needs of the aeronautics, space and defence communities by fostering the coordinated, international development of Micro and Nano Technologies (MNT) for aerospace applications. CANEUS International members focus on project development in several sector consortia, which include Small Satellite, Fly-By-Wireless, Reliability, Devices, and Materials.



For further information:

To register or for more information, please contact:
Milind Pimprikar, CANEUS International, 2009 FBW Workshop Chair,
Tel.: 514 499-3959,

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