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Join us Wednesday, September 29 and Thursday, September 30 for the IASH Fall Symposium.  Hosted by Dr. Matthew DeWitt, the IASH First Vice Chair, this two-day virtual symposium will have invited presentations from technical experts on The Impact the Pandemic has had on the Fuel Industry (Day 1) and Future Initiatives or Challenges and Issues Moving Forward (Day 2).  Speakers include fuels experts from IATA, CAAFI, BP, Neste, Bureau Veritas, Lloyd's Register and Airlines Reporting Corporation, and each day promises to be educational and informative.

Wednesday, September 29
The Impact the Pandemic Has Had on the Fuel Industry



Matthew Dewitt and Dietmar Posselt


Michael Moosberger

Global Aviation 

To be Announced!

Gasoline Refining and Composition Changes



To be Announced!

Impact of Turndown on Global Emissions 

Amy Carico

Aviation Maintenance Repair and Recovery 

Charlotte Røjgaard

Impact on Marine/Ground Transportation

Matthew Dewitt 

Day One Closing Comments

Thursday, September 30
Future Initiatives or Challenges and Issues Moving Forward



Matthew DeWitt 


Steve Csonka

Alternative Fuel Initiatives

Richard Moore

Impact of Fuel Composition on Contrail Cloudiness



Anselm Eisentraut

Producer Prospective on Synthetic Fuels 

Naeem Javaid

Viability of Alternative Fuels for Shipping

To be Announced!

Hydrogen Initiatives

Matthew DeWitt and Dietmar Posselt 

Closing Comments


Confirmed Speakers

 Amy Carico

Amy Carico
Director, Fuel Services and Technical Standards
Airlines for America

For the last five years, Amy Carico has served as the Director of Fuel Services and Technical Standards at Airlines for America, where she is responsible for building consensus and finding industry solutions for fuel technical matters on behalf of A4A's member airlines. Prior to A4A, Amy spent 10 years working for the US Department of Defense, including 4 years overseeing the quality of the Navy's fuel supply chain, and 6 years leading the US Army's Aberdeen Test Center fuel and lubricants lab.

 Steve Czonca


Steve Csonka
Csonka Aviation Consultancy, LLC

Steve is a commercial aviation professional with broad, strategic airline, aviation OEM, and SAF experience since 1985. Over his career, Steve has been a strong industry advocate who has worked in roles of developing pragmatic solutions to the challenges of aviation growth, and that interest led him to accepting the current CAAFI Executive Director role in 2012. CAAFI (the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative, is industry partnership fostering the development and commercialization of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). CAAFI engages in public-private-partnership activities designed to assist in bringing together the group of participants needed to stand up an entirely new industrial sector.

 Anselm Eisentraut


Anselm Eisentraut
Head of Market Intelligence Strategy

Anselm Eisentraut joined Neste in 2015, and is currently Head of Market Intelligence in Neste's Strategy unit. He is responsible for providing strategic market intelligence on renewable fuel markets and broader energy sector developments. Prior to joining Neste, Anselm spent 6 years as Renewable Energy Analyst with the International Energy Agency in Paris. He holds a Master in Landscape Ecology. While Anselm is closely following developments in the renewable fuel markets around the world, he is keeping his own fuel consumption low by moving around Helsinki on his bicycle all year round.

 Naeem Javaid

Naeem Javaid, BSc, MBA
Global Operations Manager - FOBAS
Lloyd's Register EMEA

 Naeem Javaid joined Lloyd’s Register consultancy services in 2007 as marine fuel consultant. Currently he is the Global Operations Manager for the marine fuel consultancy services at Lloyd’s Register (LR) Marine & Offshore. His present role is focused on FOBAS Operations globally, key account management, consultancy on environmental regulations, fuel management, techno – economic assessment of energy choices for ships, project management and consultancy on future marine fuels are key aspects of his present role.

 He also represents Lloyd’s Register on different Industry forums such as IMO meetings, ISO Working groups and other industry forums.

 Naeem is a graduate marine engineer and has substantial experience of serving onboard ships.

Michael Moosberger 

Michael Moosberger
Senior Economist
International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Michael Moosberger is a senior economist at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) specializing in aviation infrastructure and economic appraisal.  He has also led industry standardization initiatives in the aviation fuel operations domain.

 Charlotte Rojgaard

Charlotte Røjgaard, M.Sc.
Global Head
Bureau Veritas, VeriFuel

Charlotte Røjgaard is the Global Head of Bureau Veritas’ marine fuel services, VeriFuel.
Charlotte has a Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and began her career at MAN Energy Solutions. Following a successful 15 years with MAN, she moved to Singapore to head up the technical team at DNVPS for five years. Charlotte joined Bureau Veritas in 2015 as Global Technical Manager for VeriFuel. In this time, she has been instrumental in strengthening the company’s marine fuels expertise and successfully launching the VeriFuel brand.
Charlotte represents Bureau Veritas’ VeriFuel at conferences and sits on numerous key industry committees, including ISO 8217/TC 28/SC 4/WG 6 and CIMAC WG7 Fuels for which she is currently the secretary.


 Registration Fees

Member Fee:  $50.00 USD
Non-Member Fee:  $150.00 USD and includes a one year IASH membership
Gold Level Members will receive (5) complimentary registrations
Silver Level Members will receive (3) complimentary registrations

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