From 21 to 27 June 2021
From 17 to 23 June 2019

PARIS AIR LAB 2019

Crossed innovation between key players of the industry and startups from all around the world, debates, keynotes, amazing meetings, VR experiences, unique animations… This year more than ever, Paris Air Lab opened up to the future and invited you to an extraordinary journey to discover tomorrow’s challenges: climate change, artificial intelligence, future of mobility...

A WEEK TO THINK ABOUT THE FUTURE OF AIR AND SPACE MOBILITIES

From manufacturing 4.0 to space exploration and environment, Paris Air Lab focused throughout the week on major topics for the aerospace industry.

The goal: to show that innovation is at the heart of an aerospace industry open to the fields of energy, digital technology or artificial intelligence.

Every day, Paris Air Lab offered you to discover the aerospace of tomorrow:
 
  • MONDAY 17 JUNE: boarding for tomorrow
  • TUESDAY 18 JUNE: traveling through space and time
  • WEDNESDAY 19 JUNE: Discovering the future of mobility
  • THURSDAY 20 JUNE: Conquering space
  • FRIDAY 21 JUNE: Taking the wheel  
  • WEEKEND (SATURDAY 22 & SUNDAY 23 JUNE): Becoming a hero!

 

SPOTLIGHT ON INDUSTRIAL INNOVATIONS AND START-UPS

24 display areas were focused on the sector’s manufacturers and start-ups.

12 booths were dedicated to collaborative and industrial innovation around 4 key exhibition areas: ENABLE, which focused on innovative technologies in the industry; PROTECT, dedicated to the sustainable aerospace industry; TRAVEL, focused on the future of aeronautics mobility; and EXPLORE, featuring iconic space missions. In the heart of the hall, the booth "Understanding climate change" has shown how planes and satellites contribute to the understanding and monitoring of climate change through embedded devices. 12 booths dedicated to new comers were also allowed nearly 80 startups from around the world to display their projects and present their work to visitors & industry professionals during the show.
 
Rediscover our 2019 daily start-ups program:
Monday /Tuesday /Wednesday / Thursday / Friday/ Weekend (Saturday & Sunday)
 

 

CONFERENCES AND AMAZING MEETINGS

Every day, leading figures and experts coming from various horizons (industrial professionals, engineers, scientists, researchers ...) came to exchange their points of view and expertise during conferences and debates. Space debris, flying cars, space mining, and artificial intelligence ...
These interventions were moments to reflect on and unveil these key topics for the sector.

Paris Air Lab has also created surprises, and enabled the public to live unforgettable encounters. Astronauts, pilots, and even navigator and Michelin-starred chef: throughout the week, the public had the chance to witness the testimonials of iconic figures, all linked to the aerospace industry, who will tell their incredible stories.

 

EXPERIENCES AND ANIMATIONS FOR ALL

Areas dedicated to VR experiences were displayed throughout the Concorde Hall. The public will also be able, from Friday to Sunday, to try a unique Escape Game, which will be set at the foot of the mezzanine.

This year more than ever, Paris Air Lab will make you live big adventures of the aerospace mobilities of tomorrow, through animations and VR, located in every corners of the Concorde Hall.

ESCAPE GAME by PARIS AIR LAB 
« Since several months, Paris Air Lab’s partners are working on the plans of a new satellite. Unfortunately, those plans have been lost and the official presentation is starting soon on the big stage! Your mission? In teams of five, elude the riddles and try to reassemble the final plan. But hurry, there is only 30 minutes left before the presentation!”

BOOKSHOP
In partnership with the library of Museum of Air and Space, come to discover major books on aeronautics and space. During the week, we organize book signing with Paris Air Lab’s headliners and other authors. Mark your calendars!

 SPACE GEEKS
Should passion be the best driver to launch human into space? That’s what those amateurs, fans of space conquest, will try to prove you! The Americans of Pacific Spaceflight present their homemade spacesuit. Fitting are even organized for some lucky ones. Regarding the Danish of Copenhagen Surborbitals, they expose their last skyrocket Heat 2X and invite you to take a seat in their capsule Beautiful Betty (From Friday to Sunday).

STREET ARTISTS
During the weekend, a duo of street artists will cover the main entrance with a fresco on the theme of space.

 EXPERIENCES
•          VR1 - Arte VR Zone 
In partnership with Arte, live two experiences in VR thanks to the 15 helmets of our VR cinema. « Aliens VR, life forms elsewhere? » project us into an apocalyptical future: find liveable exoplanets to save humanity! In « At the edge of space », relive the extraordinary trip of a stratospherically balloon at 42 km altitude.

•          VR2 - In the shoes of Thomas Pesquet
From the demanding training, to the zero gravity missions, live a childhood dream and board for ISS!
 
•          VR3 - Toshiba AR Zone
Toshiba is introducing to you its augmented reality helmet, dedicated to companies, especially in factory work.

•          VR4 - Get in the cockpit!
Mach3 Management is inviting you to pilot a Rafale! Take a seat in one of the 3 cockpits to live a unique and immersive experience.

•          VR5 - Accenture VR Quest
Under the mezzanine, come try to solve the puzzle by testing your knowledges on innovations!

•          VR6 – Spheres
Live an immersive and mesmerizing trip into cosmos, through the 3 chapters of Spheres, set to the rhythms of the voice of well-known actors. A production from Darren Aranofsky.

•          VR7 - Birdly VR
Come fulfil the dream of every human being: fly! An immersive and incredibly realistic experience.
 
Our technological partner:

A FILM FESTIVAL WITH ARTE

MOVIES AT THE MOONLIGHT
 
Partner of the Paris Air Lab, ARTE takes you to the confines of space, mixing science and culture: throughout the whole week, from Monday to Sunday, you have discovered exceptional documentaries in honour of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
 
THOMAS PESQUET, PROFESSION ASTRONAUTE
On 17 November 2016, French astronaut Thomas Pesquet goes on a mission into space. ARTE followed him during his year of training.
 
LUNE, LE HUITIÈME CONTINENT
Big space agencies and billionaires are in a new race for the Moon, a privileged step for further expeditions to Mars
 
ALERTE AUX DÉBRIS SPATIAUX
In a captivating documentary, Bertrand Loyer is raising the difficult question of space debris, a threat for further space odyssey but also for our security.
 
THOMAS PESQUET, OBJECTIF MARS
In order to send human missions to Mars, multiple challenges await scientists. An Immersion in Thomas Pesquet’ footsteps!
 
GÉNÉRATION SPOUTNIK
From 1957 (orbiting of the first Sputnik) to 1969 (Neil Armstrong’s first step on the moon), the beginning of space conquest created a rich and joyful popular culture in movies, TV series and comics.

L’ODYSSÉE ROSETTA, 900 JOURS SUR UNE COMÈTE
Jean-Christophe Ribot is inviting us to follow the entire Rosetta mission, until its spectacular finish
 

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