In the left column you will find an updated version of the Program- og invitations folder, the Program and the Lecturers list.

  • Minister of Transport and Communications Ketil Solvik-Olsen replaced by state secretary Brage Baklien Wednesday September 19th.
  • Simon Gharibian replaced by Joseph Eltman as representative of Sikorsky Monday September 17th.

In the right column — we would like to welcome Cougar Helicopters as sponsor for Solakonferansen 2018.

Solakonferansens Forskningsfond/The Sola Conference  Research Fund dissolved and deleted as of February 28th 2018. For full notice please see “Research Foundation”


See left column, Program and Lecturers which as of today are supplemented with

Monday Sep 17th

1335 – 1425        Sikorsky’s Sustainment Organization – Simon Gharibian, Director, Global Sustainment Centers of Excellence, Lockheed Martin Corporation

1930 – 2200        Evening Social at Clarion Hotel Air – 1930 To report at Leonardo Training & Simulator Site, next door to the hotel, for The Leonardo Helicopters AW101 Welcome Cocktail – Presentation and Walk Through – 2000 Return to hotel, proceed to the top floor, Sky Tower – 2015 Buffet Dinner in Sky Tower

Tuesday Sep 18th

1525 – 1550        From Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, Point of View – Audrey Brady, Vice President, Commercial Systems and Services, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company

1550 – 1625        Accident Investigation Board Norway Report on The Helicopter Accident at Turøy – Kåre Halvorsen, Deputy Director and Director Aviation Department, and Tor Nørstegård, Inspector of Accidents, Accident Investigation Board Norway.