The world's aviation community was invited to a two-day Seminar preceding the Worldwide Air Transport Conference (ATConf/5, 24 to 29 March 2003) that was convened by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The Seminar promoted open dialogue on the strategic issues facing today's air transport industry and its regulators, in an informal and interactive setting.
In particular, participants had an opportunity to express and debate a wide range of views on the evolution of liberalization in air transport. Prominent speakers from industry, government and academia discussed such topics as:
The programme, sponsors of functions and a publication issued in conjunction with the Seminar may be found following the relevant links.
The Seminar was organized by ICAO, in association with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the Airports Council International (ACI), McGill University's Institute of Air and Space Law, and Concordia University's International Centre for Aviation Management Education and Research (ICAMER). This Seminar was of particular interest to air transport policy-makers, airlines, airports, air navigation service providers, manufacturers, legal and academic institutions, consumer and labour groups, international and regional organizations.