Conference Agenda and Timetable


Monday 22 May 2017



 13:00 - 17:00















 Aegean OCC Tour  
 
 Group 1: 1.00 pm - Leave hotel lobby
              1.25 pm - Airport Bus Stop by Exit #5
              1.30 pm - Arrive at OCC
              2.15 pm - Leave OCC
              2.45 pm - Return to hotel

 Group 2: 3.00 pm - Leave hotel lobby
              3.25 pm - Airport Bus Stop by Exit #5
              3.30 pm - Arrive at OCC
              4.15 pm - Leave OCC
              4.45 pm - Return to hotel

*Approximate timings


 20:00 - 22:00

 Welcome Reception and Cocktails
 
Sponsored by Jeppesen

   

Tuesday 23 May 2017



 08:00 - 08:30

 Introductions / Conference Overview
 08:30 - 09:00


 The Renaissance Has Begun: Current State of the Airline Operations Systems Marketplace

 Ira Gershkoff - Travel Technology Research


 09:00 - 09:30


 Operational Goal Planning for Reliability and Efficiency

 Yannis Papadakis - Primacta Global


 09:30 - 10:00


 Predictive Maintenance From Analysis of Airplane Sensor Data
 Dawen Nozdryn-Plotnicki - Boeing


 10:00 - 10:30
 Coffee Break

 10:30 - 11:00


 The Dawn of the Digital Era

 Daniel Stecher - IBS Software Services 


 11:00 - 11:30


 Visualizing Data to Achieve Operational Efficiency at Hawaiian Airlines
 Dan Lyons - Hawaiian Airlines

 11:30 - 12:00


 Characteristic delay networks of US airlines
 Karthik Gopalakrishnan - MIT

 12:00 - 13:00


 Business Lunch
 
Sponsored by GE Digital Aviation

 13:00 - 13:30



 Building, Designing, Developing and Replacing an IOC Operations Control
 System at QATAR Airways

 Stephen Carroll – QATAR Airways

 13:30 - 14:00


 Profit Maximizing Operational Performance
 Fernando Bosch - The Boston Consulting Group

 14:00 - 14:30


 A Baggage Simulation Model at Air Canada
 Karine Lacerte - Air Canada

 14:30 - 15:00

 Coffee Break

 15:00 - 18:00

 Vendor Presentations / Exhibition

 

 T2RL

 IBS Software Services

 FlightAware

 INFORM GmbH

 SITA Inc

 Global Eagle Entertainment

 Information Design

 Sabre Airline Solutions

 Constraint Technologies International

 The Boston Consulting Group

 Amadeus

 DTP

 Jeppesen Sanderson

 Lufthansa Systems

 Boeing

 GE Aviation

 Red hat Inc

 AIMS International Limited

 NAVBLUE

 Schneider Electric - DTN

 Wipro Limited

   
 20:00 - 22.00


 Dinner at Garbi Restaurant
 Sponsored by Global Eagle

   

Wednesday 24 May 2017


 
 08:00 - 08:30

 Airline Updates 
 08:30 - 09:00

 Recent Advancements in Effective Disruption Management
 Sureshan Karichery - Sabre
 
 09:00 - 09:30


 Performance Based Contingency Fuel Planning
 Luis Mesen - United Airlines

 09:30 - 10:00


 The Role of Social Media in Predicting & Proactively Managing Disruptions
 Andrew Belinky - Jeppesen 

 10:00 - 10:30

 Coffee Break

 10:30 - 11:00


 Airport Hub Operations vs. Airline Operations Control: Two sides of the same coin
 Andres Radig - Lufthansa Systems 

 11:00 - 11:30


 On-Time Performance (OTP) Evolution and Technology Leaps for Delay Cost Improvement
 Goran Isakovski, Fraser McGibbon - SITA

 11:30 - 12:00


 Probabilistic Decision Making and Operations: Why it pays to play games of chance
 Tim Niznik - American Airlines

 12:00 - 13:00


 Business Lunch
 
Sponsored Event

 13:00 - 13:30


 Data Driven Operational Insights to Improve Schedule Reliability
 Bill Rathert - GE Aviation Digital

 13:30 - 14:00


 A comprehensive approach to understanding the future of Air France/KLM's CDG hub
 Blaise-Raphel Brigaud & Solene Richard - Air France/KLM

 14:00 - 14:30


 One resource pool - Optimized teaming concepts to improve platform productivity
 
Guido de Wit - Ortec Consulting

 14:30 - 15:00

 Coffee Break

 15:00 - 17:00

 Vendor Exhibition

 17:00 - 19:30
 
 Acropolis / Acropolis Museum Tour
 Sponsored by Aegean Airlines

 20:00 - 22:30


 Dinner at Acropolis Museum Restaurant
 Sponsored by Aegean Airlines

   

Thursday 25 May 2017


 
 08:00 - 09:00  

 Airline Updates 

 

 09:00 - 09:30


 Keynote Talk - Dimitrios Gerogiannis 
 Managing Director, Aegean Airlines

 09:30 - 10:00


 Decision support for real world airport operations 
 Geert De Maere - University of Nottingham


 10:00 - 10:30

 Coffee Break

 10:30 - 11:00



 Advancements in Forecast Technology for Flight Hazard Avoidance
 
Dale Raymakers - Schneider Electric

 Scott Seager - NAVBLUE


 11:00 - 11:30


 When ETA and taxi times meet Hub Control Management
 Gesine Varfis - Aeroflot Russian Airlines

 11:30 - 12:00


 Just-in-Time Departure Operations
 John-Paul Clarke - Georgia Institute of Technology  


 12:00 - 13:00


 Business Lunch
 Sponsored by Wipro Limited

 13:00 - 13:30



 Predictive Maintenance Optimization for Aircraft Redundant Systems
 Subjected to Multiple  Wear Profiles

 Wlamir Olivares Loesch Vianna - Embraer
 
 13:30 - 14:00

 Measuring en-route vertical flight inefficiencies
 Guglielmo Guastalla - Eurocontrol

 14:00 - 15:00

 Vendor Exhibition / Coffee Break

 15:00 - 15:30 

 Business Meeting / Award Ceremony

 15: 30

 Conference End



Program is tentative and may change without notice


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