Technical Programme

A preliminary list of papers to be presented at the conference is available. Sorted by sessions, it also includes the abstracts.The Technical Programme section includes a provisional schedule of the conference.


Registration is now open for the conference (early registration rate before 13th March). It is also recommended to quickly book your hotel.

Keynote lectures

Three keynote lectures are planned during the conference, about the CFD simulations of turbomachinery (Georg Scheuerer), the standards and regulations (Tony Breen), and the Gotthard tunnel ventilation (Christoph Brander).


Following on from the highly successful FAN 2012 and 2015 conferences we are delighted to announce the next in the series, FAN 2018. One of only a few truly international technical forums for the Fan Industry, the former event attracted 300 attendees from 30 countries. Feedback states these events are unique in providing the opportunity to network with companies and academic institutions from across the globe. We anticipate 2018 being even bigger and better.
FAN 2018 includes 3 days of technical presentations (Fan applications & Systems, Fan Aerodynamics, Fan Noise), keynotes, an exhibition, social networking events and panel sessions. If you are involved in the Fan industry, this is a must attend event. To get involved as a speaker, delegate, exhibitor or sponsor please read on...
We look forward to welcoming you to Fan 2018 in Darmstadt, Germany.


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