Gurit Forum (June 28th to 30th)
Gurit Forum Program (morning from 9:00 to 13:00)
|Thursday, June 28th||Friday, June 29th||Saturday, June 30th|
|Amanda Van Santen (RYA)|
Andrew McDougall (Foilz company)
|Bobby Kleinschmit (ETNZ)|
Last and next AC boats
JP THiers (Airbus)
Raphael Gerard, Design Engineer
Guillaume Verdier Architecture Navale
Oliver Gluck (Torqeedo)
|Edoardo Bianchi (Persico Marine)|
The evolution of foils in AC projects
Mario De Miranda
Aurelio Proserpio (P Boats)
Gregoire Chomette and Thomas Vontschammer (EPFL)
Another key element of Foiling Week is the Gurit Forum, that will be run in the morning. It will touch upon topics like accessibility, safety and sustainability, as well as discussions on the latest AC designs and production boats. Several AC designers such as Bobby Kleinschmit from ETNZ , designer and manufacturers of new projects such as Alex Udin from Phantom International and Aurelio Proserpio with the new 10ft Pocket Foiler dinghy designed by Hugh Welburn, inventor of DSS will again be in attendance at the forum.
Jean-Loup THIERS, SJet Project Leader of AIRBUS will show a presentation on electronic stability control.
Projects by École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Instituts Universitaires de Technologie (IUT) will be presented by professors and students. The launch of 2 design competitions will be announced and Guillaume Verdier will present a fund-raising project.