6th ARF & Heli Japan 2017

The Japan Helicopter Society and the AHS International Japan Chapter are sponsoring the 6th annual Asian-Australian Rotorcraft Forum (ARF) and Heli Japan 2017 in Kanazawa city, Ishikawa prefecture, Japan, November 7-9, 2017.
This meeting offers attendees an opportunity to present and discuss the latest advances and topics in the following areas.

Advanced Rotorcraft Technology
-Flight Controls
-Autonomous System
-Unmanned VTOL Aircraft & Rotorcraft
-Test & Evaluation
-Structures & Materials
-Wind Energy

Safety Operations
-Emergency Medical Service (EMS)
-Disaster Relief and Rescue Operations
-Special Equipment for Life Saving Helicopters
-Heli/Verti Port Design Requirements
-Public Acceptance
-International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) Activities

Meeting members
General Chair:
     Prof. Keiji Kawachi, emeritus professor of the University of Tokyo,ukeiji@mail.ecc.u-tokyo.ac.jp.
Chair of Executive Committee:
     Dr. Takashi Aoyama, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency,aoyama@chofu.jaxa.jp.
Chair of General Affairs:
     Mr. Noboru Kobiki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency,kobiki@chofu.jaxa.jp.
Technical Chair:
     Dr. Yasutada Tanabe, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency,tan@chofu.jaxa.jp.

Abstract should be written within 200 words on the "Submit abstract" as below, document key results and conclusions with enough details to ensure an adequate evaluation of the scope, quality, significance, and immediate benefit of the paper. And submitted abstracts will be compiled in the final program.

Key Dates & Deadlines
Abstract Deadline Submission: May 22, 2017
Notification to Authors: June 5, 2017
Preliminary Program & Registration Opening: July 10, 2017
Final Paper Deadline Submission: September 8, 2017

KKR Hotel Kanazawa
2-32 Otemachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa

Planned tour
A one-day technical tour to a local helicopter-related facility is planned, including visiting several traditional Japanese scenic places, such as the sand beach driveway, stepped rice paddy and Zen meditation class.

See call for paper for detail information.