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SEPTEMBER 10/11, 2020

RIGA, LATVIA 

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AGENDA

10 SEPTEMBER

Pre-forum Research Conference

08:30 - 09:00     Registration

09:00 - 09:20     KEYNOTE: Martin Gauss, CEO, airBaltic "Sustainable development in aviation - new challenges"

09:20 - 11:00     Paper presentations

11:00 - 11:20     Coffee break

11:20 - 12:50     Tutorial class #1: “Achieving a sustainable aviation industry: Will technology save the day?”,
Dr. Darren Ellis, Centre for Air Transport Management, Cranfield University, United Kingdom

12:50 - 13:30     Lunch 

13:30 - 13:50     KEYNOTE: Zigmars Vestfals, Global Infrastructure, Strategic Fleet Management at LSG Group, "The balance between the Routine and Safety Innovations, short and simple stories, how small steps and powerful ideas may increase operational safety and can bring more savings for the company" 

13:50 - 15:30     Paper presentations

15:30 - 15:50     Coffee break

15:50 - 17:20     Tutorial class #2: "KPIs at airlines and airports, - how do not handle them in a wrong way."Benjamin Walther, CEO of Information Design, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany

date to be announced soon
Special event reception
 
where leaders of the aviation industry are invited
to discuss industry topics in an informal atmosphere

11 SEPTEMBER

Aviation cargo & Logistics

Air cargo has experienced a renaissance in the last several years because of skyrocketing international e-commerce along with enhanced consumer expectations and reduced oil prices. Despite favorable circumstances, sustained performance and an optimistic economic outlook, the air cargo industry does face challenges ahead. From evolving global trade tensions to continued pressure to embrace industry-wide digitalization, we need to update our strategies to secure our place at the global village.

 

New customs regulations, allocation of VAT taxation on the postal and e-commerce shipments, increase aviation safety and security standards will be on scope of the conference.

09:00 - 09:30     Registration

09:30 - 09:45     KEYNOTE: Havas Cargo TBC

09:45 - 10:00     Lufthansa Cargo – TBC

10:00 - 10:15     Vitaly Andreev, CEO, Atran Airlines

10:15 - 10:30     Andrii Kishynskyi, CEO, Eleron airline

10:30 - 10:45     Jan Grabmuller, GC Air

10:45 - 11:15     COFFEE BREAK

11:15 - 11:30     Inga Brasla, IATA DGR instructor

11:30 - 11:45     Latvian Customs Office TBC

11:45 - 12:30     PANEL Q&A

12:30 - 13:30     LUNCH

 

PROGRAM IN DETAIL WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON

Infrastructure development

Air cargo has experienced a renaissance in the last several years because of skyrocketing international e-commerce along with enhanced consumer expectations and reduced oil prices. Despite favorable circumstances, sustained performance and an optimistic economic outlook, the air cargo industry does face challenges ahead. From evolving global trade tensions to continued pressure to embrace industry-wide digitalization, we need to update our strategies to secure our place at the global village.

 

New customs regulations, allocation of VAT taxation on the postal and e-commerce shipments, increase aviation safety and security standards will be on scope of the conference.

09:00 - 09:30     Registration

09:30 - 09:45     KEYNOTE: Serkan Kaptan, TAV Airports Holding

09:45 - 10:00     Kemal Burak Özselçuk, TAV Construction

10:00 - 10:15     Arturs Saveljevs, SJSC “Riga International Airport” 

10:15 - 10:30     Raimonds Gruntins, IATA

10:30 - 10:45     Fernando Gutierrez Herrero, Aena International

10:45 - 11:15     COFFEE BREAK

11:15 - 11:30     Kaspars Briskens, RB Rail

11:30 - 11:45     Expert TBC

11:45 - 12:30     PANEL Q&A

12:30 - 13:30     LUNCH

PROGRAM IN DETAIL WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON

Connectivity of aviation and tourism​

Air cargo has experienced a renaissance in the last several years because of skyrocketing international e-commerce along with enhanced consumer expectations and reduced oil prices. Despite favorable circumstances, sustained performance and an optimistic economic outlook, the air cargo industry does face challenges ahead. From evolving global trade tensions to continued pressure to embrace industry-wide digitalization, we need to update our strategies to secure our place at the global village.

 

New customs regulations, allocation of VAT taxation on the postal and e-commerce shipments, increase aviation safety and security standards will be on scope of the conference.

09:00 - 09:30     Registration

09:30 - 09:45     KEYNOTE: John Grant, MIDAS Aviation  

09:45 - 10:00     Kaspars Rozkalns, Investment and Development Agency of Latvia, director general

10:00 - 10:15     Ersan Arcan, ATÜ Duty Free CEO

10:15 - 10:30     Elina Prave, airBaltic

10:30 - 10:45     Gatis Ginters, Liepaja airport

10:45 - 11:15     COFFEE BREAK

11:15 - 11:30     Janis Astahovs, Latvia Convention bureau

11:30 - 11:45     Expert TBC

11:45 - 12:30     PANEL Q&A

12:30 - 13:30     LUNCH

 

PROGRAM IN DETAIL WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON

UAS breakthrough

Air cargo has experienced a renaissance in the last several years because of skyrocketing international e-commerce along with enhanced consumer expectations and reduced oil prices. Despite favorable circumstances, sustained performance and an optimistic economic outlook, the air cargo industry does face challenges ahead. From evolving global trade tensions to continued pressure to embrace industry-wide digitalization, we need to update our strategies to secure our place at the global village.

 

New customs regulations, allocation of VAT taxation on the postal and e-commerce shipments, increase aviation safety and security standards will be on scope of the conference.

09:00 - 09:30     Registration

09:30 - 09:45     KEYNOTE: Maris Gorodcovs, CAA Latvia  

09:45 - 10:00     Jan-Eric Putze, Droniq

10:00 - 10:15     LGS - TBC

10:15 - 10:30     Gints Jakovels, Latvijas Mobilais Telefons

10:30 - 10:45     Skyguide -TBC

10:45 - 11:15     COFFEE BREAK

11:15 - 11:30     Pawel Korzec, DroneRadar

11:30 - 11:45     Sebastian Babiarz, AirMap

11:45 - 12:30     PANEL Q&A

12:30 - 13:30     LUNCH

Plenary session

Summary of the Aviation Forum will be highlighted by the top managers and industry leaders at the Plenary session hosted by Airport “Riga” and State Air Navigation Service Company. Two panel discussions: 1) “What does it mean “sustainable airline” for an airline?”, and 2) “How to build a green and efficient airport?” will spot the further development of the aviation industry for the decades.

13:30 - 13:40     KEYNOTE: Talis Linkaits, Minister of Transport of Latvia 

13:40 - 13:50     Conference address: Martin Gauss, CEO of AirBaltic

13:50 - 14:00     Conference address: Serkan Kaptan, TAV Airports Holding

14:00 - 14:45     Panel discussion: (Moderator J. Grant)

                           What does it mean “sustainable airline” for an airline?

                           Panelists:  M. Gauss, M. Gorodcovs, R. Gruntins

14:45 - 15:20     Panel discussion: (Moderator TBC)

                           How to build a green and efficient airport? 

                           Panelists:  I. Lice, D. Taurins, S. Kaptan

15:20 - 15:30     Summary of workshop Aviation and tourism connectivity 

15:30 - 15:40     Summary of workshop Aviation cargo & logistics

15:40 - 15:50     Summary of workshop UAS breakthrough

15:50 - 16:00     Summary of workshop Infrastructure development, Kemal Burak Özselçuk,
                           TAV Construction

16:00 - 16:10     TAV Group corporate strategy highlights, - TBC

16:10 - 16:20     Closure remarks by Arturs Kokars, CEO of Latvia Aviation Association

 
 
 

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Organisers:

Dienas Bizness Conference department

Dina Niedre

dina.niedre@db.lv+371 67063120

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