UAM (Urban Air Mobility) Forum

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CKC 2022 UAM (Urban Air Mobility) Forum

  • Program UAM Forum
  • Date 10:30 – 12:00 on Wed., July 6th, 2022
  • Venue Niagara Falls Marriott on the Falls, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
  • Purpose Canada-Korea International R&D Collaboration on UAM
  • Theme UAM Research & Technology: Current & Future
  • Background
    • UAM is the most promising future transportation system to solve urban traffic congestion and logistics cost problems.

    • The global UAM market was valued at $1.6B in 2018 and is expected to reach $41B by 2030, growing at a compound annural growth rate of 31%. North America is currently leading the UAM market, and the UAM market in Europe is also growing rapidly.

    • In Korea, multi-national companies, such as Hyundai Motors and Hanwha, and various research institutes are conducting research and development.
  • Technical areas of the Forum
    • UAM structures (lightweight & multi-functional materials, airworthy structures, crashworthiness, etc)

    • System design and low noise technologies

    • Additive manufacturing

    • Hybrid electric propulsion

    • Avionics and Sensors

    • Human machine interface and on-board autonomy

    • Vertiport
  • Participants
    • Korean Government Research Institutes, Canadian and Korean Universities and Research supporting, and managing institute such as KEIT and KIAT

    • UAM related companies