Wednesday, 7 May 2014 

 

Introductory Remarks by Master of Ceremonies
Kostas Iatrou, Vice President, Public Relations, ATRS & Managing Director, Air Transport News
 
Opening Statements:
 
Session 1 - Contributors' Views for the Sustainable Development of Air Transport
Moderator: Kenneth Button, Advisory Board Member, ATRS & Professor, School of Public Policy,
George Mason University
    1. Angela Gittens, Director General, ACI World
    2. Eugene Hoeven, Director ICAO Affairs, CANSO
    3. Michael Gill, Director Aviation Environment, IATA
    4. Douglas Brittin, Secretary General, TIACA
    5. Helen Marano, Vice President of Government & Industry Affairs, WTTC
 
Session 2 - International Agreements: Building for the Future
Moderator: Stephen Perkins, Head of Joint Transport Research Centre, ITF and OECD
 
Panel discussion:
    1. Martin Mathews, Secretary for Transport and Chief Executive, New Zealand
    2. John Byerly, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Affairs, United States Department of State
    3. Beatrice Lim, Director Industry and Regulatory Affairs, AAPA
    4. Ashok Lavasa, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India
 
 
Session 3 - Lifting Barriers to Air Transport's Growth
Moderator: Martin Dresner, President, ATRS & R.H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
    1. David Broz, Vice President, International and Industry Affairs, Emirates
    2. Brian Pearce, Chief Economist, IATA
    3. Fredrick Piccolo, President and CEO, Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
    4. Frederic Morais, Director, Marketing, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
 
Session 4 - Meeting the Expectations of Consumers
Moderator: Chris Lyle, ICAO Representative, UNWTO
 
Panel discussion:
    1. Paul Hooper, Vice President, ATRS & Advisor, Economics and Regulation (Aviation), United Arab Emirates Department of Transportation
    2. Regula Dettling-Ott, Vice President EU-Affairs, Lufthansa
    3. John Pepper, Director of Strategic Analysis & Strategic Planning Committee Member, SWAPA
    4. Robert Donald, Executive Director, CCAA
    5. Shashank Nigam, Chief Executive Officer, SimpliFlying
 
Summary:
Martin Dresner, President, ATRS and R.H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
 

Thursday, 8 May 2014

 
Introductory Remarks by Master of Ceremonies
Kostas Iatrou, Vice President, Public Relations, ATRS & Managing Director, Air Transport News
 
Session 5 - Getting the Most Out of the Air Cargo System
Moderator: Oliver Evans, Chairman, TIACA
    1. Anming Zhang, Vice President, ATRS & Professor, University of British Columbia
    2. Tom Crabtree, Regional Director, Airline Market Analysis - Air Cargo, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
    3. Sarah Prosser, Managing Director Regulatory, FedEx
    4. William Gottlieb, Treasurer and Past President, FIATA
 
Session 6 - Funding and Financing the Air Transport System
Moderator: Kenneth Button, Advisory Board Member, ATRS & Professor, School of Public Policy,
George Mason University
 
Panel Discussion:
    1. Paul Riemens, Chairman, CANSO & CEO, Luchtverkeesleiding (LVNL)
    2. Chunyan Yu, Vice President, ATRS & Professor, Embry-Riddle University
    3. Charles Schlumberger, Lead Air Transport Specialist, World Bank
    4. Fethi Chebil, Advisor, Safety and Economic Regulation Sector, General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
 
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Session 7 - The Impact of Levies on Air Transport Sustainability
Moderator: Florian Heinitz, Professor of Transport Economics, Erfurt University
    1. Andreas Kopp, Lead Air Transport Economist, World Bank & Professor, School of Public Policy,
      George Mason University
    2. Paul Steele, Senior Vice President, Member and External Relations & Corporate Secretary, IATA
    3. Michael W. Tretheway, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Economist, InterVISTAS Consulting Group
    4. Bijan Vasigh, Professor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
 
Session 8 - Realizing the Vision
Moderator: Tae Hoon Oum, Chairman, ATRS, and UPS Foundation Chair, Professor, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
 
Panel discussion:
    1. Mario Diaz, Director and CEO, Houston Airport System
    2. Eduardo Iglesias, Executive Director, ALTA
    3. Derek Vanstone, Vice President Corporate Strategy, Government and Regulatory Affairs,
      Air Canada Group
    4. Michel Wachenheim, Senior Adviser Public Affairs (GA), Airbus
Summary and Closing Remarks
 
 
 

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