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SARC Conference 2020

April 21 @ 12:00 - April 22 @ 12:00

The second annual SARC meeting will run together with the third ECATS (http://www.ecats-network.eu/) conference on “Making aviation environmentally sustainable” during 21st-23rd of April 2020 in Gothenburg. The meeting will create a unique opportunity for young Swedish aeronautics researchers within NFFP to disseminate their work to a high-quality journal, compete for a research prize and take part of the most recent research on climate and the aviation.


Both the SARC meeting and the ECATS meeting will be held at Chalmerska Huset, Södra Hamngatan 11 in Göteborg.
The SARC meeting will run from lunch to lunch 21st to 22nd of April and the ECATS meeting from lunch 21st followed by two full conference days ending 23rd at 17.00.
The conference dinner will be held at Restaurant Imagine (top of Gothia Towers’ new third tower) on 21st April, starting at 19:00.

The house of William Chalmers (Södra hamngatan 11)

Restaurant Imagine (top of Gothia Towers’ new third tower)

Conference content

The preliminary programme for SARC annual meeting is found here.

Key topics for the ECATS conference are:

  • Alternative fuels for aviation
  • Propulsion integration
  • Airport Air Quality
  • Aviation climate impact and mitigation concepts
  • Green flights – Climate optimal trajectories
  • Future materials for aircraft
  • General session for National Aeronautics Programme (NFFP)

If you are an NFFP Ph.D. student and your topic does not fit into the any of the first seven categories, you are welcome to submit to the general NFFP session. Depending on your preference and the abstract evaluation process you may asked to present using a poster or to give an oral presentation. If you are a current Ph.D. student or if your degree is a maximum of three years old, you are automatically evaluated for the Ivar Isaksen young researchers award.

Further details on the event are reachable from the links below.

Important links

You find more information about the ECATS conference here:

Details on the agenda for the SARC meeting:
Second Annual Meeting – Agenda

Submit your abstract here:
Link to abstract submittal

Travel Information

Information about transportation in Gothenburg is found here
Travel information.

Important dates for abstract submission

Abstract submission (300 words): 16 Dec 2019
Notification of abstract acceptance: 17 Jan 2020
Early bird registration: 24 Feb 2020
Extended abstract (2-4pages): 20 March 2020


21 April, 2020 @ 12:00

End (SARC):
22 April, 2020 @ 13:00

End (ECATS):
23 April, 2020 @ 17:00

Conference registration

Ph. D. students
Regular conference delegates


April 21 @ 12:00
April 22 @ 12:00


Chalmerska Huset
Södra Hamngatan 11
Göteborg, Sverige


Swedish Aeronautical Research Center