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08:00 - 17:30Registration Desk Open

08:30 - 09:30Airline and Airport CEOs' Breakfast - by invitation only

09:30 - 11:30Airline and Airport CEOs' Meeting - by invitation only

Sweden Room
12:00 - 13:45Welcome Networking Lunch

13:45 - 15:15Opening Address by Boet Kreiken, President ERA


Aviation security; is this the number one issue facing today’s industry?
Security threats and actual terrorist attacks are very much part of today’s modern life. Is your business ready and able to cope with a serious security situation? This session will be chaired by Joanna Kolatsis, Partner, Hill Dickinson, and will include a number of thought-provoking and stimulating presentations from three industry experts set to challenge your own thinking about being prepared in the current global climate.

David Ryder, Head of Aviation Security, ACI Europe
The rise of new and developing threats to airports

Tim Grant, Head of Security AssistanceMedAire
How can you ensure your staff are security ready when working in remote locations?

Matthew Finn, Managing Director, AUGMENTIQ 
Is your business prepared for an unexpected security threat?

Finland/Norway Room
15:15 - 16:00Networking Coffee Break


Aviation vs the environmentalists? Will we ever find a compromise?
The environment continues to be a prolific topic high on the agenda for the industry and the environmentalist campaigners. Will the two sides ever be able to find the middle ground and a compromise? What policy tools are we likely to see applied to airlines in the future? This session will be chaired by Andrew Kelly, Director Corporate Affairs, ASL Airlines Ireland, and will include a number of high-profile industry specialists to debate this vital topic where the industry meets the campaigner.

Jeff Gazzard, Air Transport and Environmental Campaigner
How can the aviation industry reduce its environmental impact?

Michael Gill, Executive Director, ATAG
What is the industry doing to manage its impact on the environment?

Laurence Graff, Head of Unit International Carbon Market, Aviation and Maritime, DG CLIMA, European Commission
‘Industry and regulators working together to ensure the future environmental success for
our industry’

Finland/Norway Room
18:30 - 20:00Cocktail Reception

Sweden Room
08:30 - 14:00Registration Desk Open


Pioneers of the business – an interview with two of our industry’s business leaders

In this session, Simon McNamara, Director General, ERA, will interview two of our industry’s leading pioneers; Luiz Lapa, Managing Director, Portug√°lia Airlines and Ian Woodley, Board Member of bmi regional. Between them, Luiz and Ian have decades of experience in aviation, have led successful airlines and have seen huge changes in the business. Whilst our industry may continue to change and evolve, the type of leaders required to ensure our growth, development and continued success will not. Don’t miss this session, which will surely prove to be as dynamic and engaging as the participants themselves.

Finland/Norway Room
10:30 - 11:15Networking Coffee Break


Great call! Risk-taking and decision-making in an age of uncertainty

This year’s inspirational speaker, during conference session 4, will be Caspar Berry, a former professional poker player who uses strategies based on poker to inspire audiences to change the way they think about risk. Participants will learn about the nature of risk, the fallacy of risk management, the brilliance and flaws of intuition, what getting ‘the edge’ actually means and why fear of failure can be brilliant if you know how to use it to your advantage.  

Finland/Norway Room
12:30 - 14:00Networking Lunch