ICAO/McGill Pre-Assembly Symposium



Opening Address

Raymond Benjamin, Secretary General, ICAO


Session 1 - Setting the Scene (Panel discussion)

Moderator: Boubacar Djibo, Director Air Transport Bureau, ICAO


Session 2 - Focusing on the User
Moderator: Chris Lyle, Representative to ICAO, UNWTO

    1. Laura Logan, Director, Security Systems and Regulatory, Air Canada
    2. Steven H. Taylor, Vice President, FedEx
    3. Kurt Edwards, Director General, IBAC
    4. Craig Bradbrook, Deputy Director, ACI-World

Session 3 - Enhancing Connectivity through Technology

Moderator: Vladimir Zubkov, Vice-President, Volga-Dnepr Group of Companies & Board Member, TIACA

    1. Katherine Rooney, Chief Dangerous Goods Section, ICAO
    2. R. Rajeshkumar, CEO, Auctorizium
    3. Jan Vana, Director, WheelTug
    4. James Anderson, Vice President Global Network and business Development, Earth Networkds
    5. Thomas Windmuller, Senior Vice President, Airport, Passenger and Cargo Services, IATA




Session 4 - Regulatory Responses to Consumer Concerns (Panel discussion)
(Moderator: Kenneth Quinn, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP)
Information will be available as soon as possible.
Session 5 - The Costs of Regulatory Divergence (Panel discussion)
(Moderator: Richard Janda, Profeessor, McGill University)
Information will be available as soon as possible. 
Session 6 - Moving towards Seamless Travel
(Moderator: Barry Kefauver, ISO)
    1. Jim Marriott, Chief Aviation Security Branch, ICAO
    2. Billie Vincent, CEO, ASI International
    3. Jim Peters, Chief Technology Officer, SITA
    4. Steven Grant, Consultant in Identity and border Management




Session 7 - Taxes, Fees and Charges

(Moderator: Paul Dempsey, Professor, McGill University)

    1. Elijah Chingosho, Secretary General, AFRAA
    2. John Hanlon, Secretary General, ELFAA
    3. Ann-Frederique Pothier, Head of Section, CRCO, Eurocontrol
    4. Brian Havel, Professor, DePaul University
    5. Charles Schlumberger, Lead Air Transport Specialist, World Bank

Session 8 - Tools to Foster Convergence (Panel discussion)

(Moderator: Vijay Poonoosamy, vice President International & Public Affairs, Etihad Airways)

Information will be available as soon as possible.


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