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Programme & Presentations

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

1400 -

 ​Wednesday, 8 February 2017


Welcome and Introduction

Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, President of the ICAO Council (Click here for Opening Remarks)

Rachel Kyte, CEO of Sustainab​le Energy for All (SE4ALL) and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General


Jane Hupe, Deputy Director Environment, ICAO (Click here for presentation)



Roundtable – What is Your Vision on Sustainable Alternative Fuels ?

Main industry players will unveil their vision on aviation alternative fuels and share views on what is needed to turn the vision into a reality.

Moderated by: Shinji Matsui, Permanent Representative of Japan to ICAO 

Adam Klauber, Carbon War Room (Click here for presentation)
Gerard Ostheimer, SE4ALL (Click here for presentation)
Michael Rossell, Airports Council International (ACI) (Click here for presentation)
Michael Gill, Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) (Click here for presentation)
Michel Wachenheim, International Coordinating Council of Aerospace Industries Associations(ICCAIA) (Click here for presentation)


Coffee Break - Sponsored by:

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Session 1 – Stamped: Certification and Sustainability of Aviation Alternative Fuels

Speakers are invited to share existing alternative fuels certification processes and discuss fuels sustainability criteria. Discussion will include a Question and Answer (Q&A) session.

Moderated by: Mitzi Gurgel Valente da Costa, Permanent Representative of Brazil to ICAO

Mark Rumizen, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)  (Click here for presentation)           

Thomas Roetger and Pedro Piris Cabezas, Committee on Aviation Environment Protection (CAEP)  Alternative Fuels Task Force (AFTF) Sustainability Task Group Co-Leads (Click here for presentation)

Norbert Schmitz, International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) (Click here for presentation)

Daniel Strechay, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) (Click here for presentation)

Elena Schmidt, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) (Click here for presentation)

Matthew Rudolf, SCS Global Services (Click here for presentation)



Lunch Break


Session 2 – In the Tank Now: Successful Deployment of Aviation Alternative Fuels

Fuel producers, airlines and alternative fuels coalitions are invited to share their experience in deploying aviation alternative fuels and to identify which factors have been instrumental in achieving those outcomes. Discussion will include a Q&A session.

Moderated by: Wendy Drukier, Permanent Representative of Canada to ICAO 

Jim Hileman, U.S. FAA (Click here for presentation)

Henrik Erametsa, Neste (Click here for presentation)

Angela Foster Rice, United Airlines (Click here for presentation)

Fokko Kroesen, KLM (Click here for presentation)

Olav Mosvold Larsen, Avinor/Oslo Airport (Click here for presentation)



Coffee Break - Sponsored by:

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Session 3 – Next in the Production Line: What to Expect for Future Development and Production of Aviation Alternative Fuels

Speakers will provide insight on short and long term plans for the development and deployment of alternative fuels and will highlight the importance of innovation for the deployment of new concepts. Discussion will include a Q&A session.

Moderated by: Mohammad Salem, Alternate Representative of United Arab Emirates to ICAO 

Arne Roth, Bauhaus Luftfahrt e.V.  (Click here for presentation)

Simon Blakey, University of Sheffield (Click here for presentation)

Glenn Johnston, Gevo (Click here for presentation)

Laurel Harmon, LanzaTech (Click here for presentation)

Bruno Miller, Fulcrum (Click here for presentation)

Michael Lakeman, Boeing (Click here for presentation)

Robert Wood, Virgin Australia (Click here for presentation)

Leigh Hudson, International Airlines Group (Click here for presentation)


Thursday, 9 February 2017


Session 4 – Catalysing Energies:  Initiatives & Partnerships for Aviation Alternative Fuels

Speakers will showcase innovative approaches and successful joint-initiatives to catalyse the efforts from governments, researchers, and fuel producers including new business models for the sector. Discussion will include a Q&A session.

Moderated by: Dionisio Méndez Mayora, Permanent Representative of Mexico to ICAO

Nate Brown, Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI) (Click here for presentation)

María de la Rica Jiménez, Bioqueroseno/Initiative Towards sustainable Kerosene for Aviation (ITAKA) (Click here for presentation)

Mike Lu, Brazilian Biojetfuel Platform (Click here for presentation)

Saptandri Widiyanto, Indonesian Aviation Biofuels and Renewable Energy Task Force (ABRETF) (Click here for presentation)

Jorge Nevarez Jacobo, Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxilares (Click here for presentation)

Alejandro Rios G, Masdar’s Sustainable Bioenergy Consortium (Click here for presentation)

Frederic Eychenne, Airbus (Click here for presentation)



Coffee Break - Sponsored by:

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Session 5 – Game Changers: Financing and Assistance

Representatives from various financing and assistance projects will highlight how investment can unlock the potential for aviation alternative fuels deployment. Discussion will include a Q&A session.

Moderated by: Mercy Beatrice Awori, Permanent Representative of Kenya to ICAO

Eduardo Caldera Petit, ICAO/EU Assistance Project (Click here for presentation)

Melissa Hernandez, UNDP (Click here for presentation)

Mena Salib, Air Canada (Click here for presentation)

Charlotte Hardenbol, SkyNRG (Click here for presentation)

Theye Veen, Fly Green Fund (Click here for presentation)



Lunch Break



Session 6 – Policy Challenges and New Mechanisms

States and International Organizations will identify the main components of their policy frameworks for aviation alternative fuels in light of new clean energy regulations. The discussion will also include the role of alternative fuels in the recently adopted Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). Discussion will include a Q&A session.

Moderated by: Mark Rodmell, Permanent Representative of United Kingdom to ICAO

Robert Boyd and Wendy Aritenang, CAEP AFTF Policy Guidance Task Group Co-Lead (Click here for presentation)

Carlos Calvo Ambel, International Coalition for Sustainable Aviation (ICSA) (Click here for presentation)

Jane Hupe, Deputy Director, Environment, ICAO (Click here for presentation)

Wendy Aritenang, Indonesia Aviation Biofuels and Renewable Energy (Click here for presentation)
Lourdes Maurice, U.S. FAA (Click here for presentation)
Peter Vis, European Commission, DG MOVE (Click here for presentation)
Pedro Scorza, GOL (Click here for presentation)
Michael Gill, ATAG (Click here for presentation)



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Mapping the Future

The CAEP/10 alternative fuels scenario and future  developments will be mapped together as a vision for sustainable alternative fuels.

Jane Hupe, Deputy Director Environment, ICAO (Click here for presentation)

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High-level Round Table – Flightpath to Mexico

State Representatives will discuss essential building blocks for the ICAO High-Level Conference on Aviation Alternative Fuels in October 2017.

Moderated by: Jane Hupe, Deputy Director Environment, ICAO

Mitzi Gurgel Valente da Costa, Brazil, ICAO Council

Wendy Drukier, Canada, ICAO Council

Mohammad Salem, United Arab Emirates, ICAO Council

Dionisio Méndez Mayora, Mexico, ICAO Council

Mercy Beatrice Awori, Kenya, ICAO Council

Mark Rodmell, United Kingdom, ICAO Council



Wrap-up and Closing Session

Boubacar Djibo, Director of the Air Transport Bureau, ICAO (Click here for Closing Remarks)



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