Sustainability Panel: What are the challenges of building back better and scaling new technologies to meet industry targets?

Sustainability Panel: What are the challenges of building back better and scaling new technologies to meet industry targets?

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  • As sustainable aviation fuels emerge as the most promising path to decarbonization what are the policy and mandates that can help drive up scale?
  • What are the challenges of financing and how can we take some of the risk away from airlines?
  • What kinds of new partnership will emerge to help develop the technology required in the immediate future?
  • How can we create an ecosystem far beyond the aviation sector that can help the world meet its stated climate goals?
  • What can we do to promote our efforts to the world and ensure that the average passenger and wider community feel the progression?

SPEAKERS

  • Anna Mascolo, President, Shell Aviation
  • Lauren Riley, Managing Director, Global Environmental Affairs And Sustainability, United Air Lines
  • David Morgan, Director of Flight Operations, easyJet
  • Daniel Riefer, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Mariam Al Qubaisi, Head of Sustainability & Business Excellence, Etihad Aviation Group

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What is the future of biosecurity and contactless Journey’s in a part-vaccinated world?

What is the future of biosecurity and contactless Journey’s in a part-vaccinated world?

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  • What are the biosecurity hurdles that the industry is facing to achieve a near normal summer 2021?
  • How can we successfully create an environment where continued biosafety measures, vaccinations and testing can operate side by side?
  • Understanding more about the latest digital health pass technology rollouts and new developments in industry and government collaboration
  • Beyond 2021 which technologies will further help rebuild passenger confidence and enable a more contactless journey?

 

SPEAKERS

  • Brian Plew, Director, Business Development, Thermo Fisher
  • Helena Bononi, Vice-President, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
  • Simon Talling-Smith, Senior Advisor, The Commons Project
  • Bjoern Becker, Senior Director Product Management Ground And Digital Services, Lufthansa German Airlines
  • Henry Harteveldt, President, Atmosphere Research Group

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Keynote Interview with Pieter Elbers, President and CEO KLM: Managing the crisis at KLM

Keynote Interview with Pieter Elbers, President and CEO KLM: Managing the crisis at KLM

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Key themes include:

  • Understanding the coronavirus and the impact of the virus on the airline industry
  • Restructuring at KLM: Emphasizing the use of data, tech, sustainability and efficiency
  • Managing the crisis through effective communication with customers, internal and external stakeholders

SPEAKERS

  • Guy Johnson, News Anchor, Journalist and Aviation Enthusiast, Bloomberg
  • Pieter Elbers, President and CEO, KLM

 

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Closing Keynote Airport CEO Panel: How do airports need to rethink their future given that it will take 2-3 years to recover?

Closing Keynote Airport CEO Panel: How do airports need to rethink their future given that it will take 2-3 years to recover?

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  • How can we collaborate more effectively and harmonise our standards to enable a swifter recovery?
  • What are the challenges of improving operational efficiencies while complying with new regulations that are being introduced?
  • How do we reinvigorate non-aero revenue and deliver a touchless retail experience utilising digital technology?
  • What can we do to overcome the tension of enabling biometrics while ensuring data privacy?

SPEAKERS

  • John Strickland, Owner, JLS Consulting
  • Gloria Guevara Manzo, CEO, WTTC
  • John Holland-Kaye, CEO, Heathrow
  • Paul Griffiths, CEO, Dubai Airports

 

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Closing Keynote Panel: How we can rethink the airline business model using data and a more agile approach to help us survive and thrive?

Closing Keynote Panel: How we can rethink the airline business model using data and a more agile approach to help us survive and thrive?

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  • How will the role of customer analytics and predictive models expand and adapt post crisis?
  • Based on the currently influencing factors impacting supply and demand how can the airline industry innovate and adapt to the changes ahead?
  • What role will digital, cloud, automation, and AI play in rethinking the business model?
  • How can aviation use augmented analytics to help drive more value from our huge stacks of data?
  • What are the benchmarks and standards that we should be setting ourselves when it comes to commercial and operational efficiency in the new normal?

SPEAKERS

  • Kevin May, Editor in Chief, Phocuswire
  • Julie Shainock, MD – Travel and Transport, Microsoft
  • Mike Malik, Chief Marketing Officer, Cirium
  • Frank Meyer, CDO, Etihad Aviation Group
  • Mariana Fonseca Medina, MD, Digital, American Airlines

 

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Keynote Interview: What is the outlook for global aviation in 2021?

Keynote Interview: What is the outlook for global aviation in 2021?

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Guy Johnson interviews IATA CEO Alexandre de Juniac to discuss the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on the aviation and travel business. Join them both to learn about the outlook and demand for air travel services as we head into 2021. Find out the latest projections from IATA and understand some of the future key priorities that are non Covid related.

SPEAKERS

  • Alexandre de Juniac, CEO, IATA
  • Guy Johnson, News Anchor and Aviation Enthusiast, Bloomberg

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