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Monday, September 20

Eastern

UTC

Title

Speaker

9:00

13:00

Welcome Address

Lavanya Marla (Symposium Technical Chair)

 

Lauri Garrow (AGIFORS President)

9:10

13:10

Revenue management forecasting in times of change: Lessons learned from a year into the pandemic

Michael Wittman / Thomas Fiig (Amadeus)

9:35

13:35

Demand Shock Detection in Airline Revenue Management

Michael Wittman / Thomas Fiig (Amadeus)

10:00

14:00

FLAI: Reinforcement Learning Virtual Platform for Travel

Naman Shukla / Kartik Yellepeddi (Deepair Solutions)

Arinbjorn Kolbeinsson / Benedikt Kolbeinsson (Imperial College)

10:25

14:25

Sponsor Presentation - Gurobi

 

10:50

14:50

Break

 

11:05

15:05

Optimizing flight and truck network for cargo at American Airlines

Ravi Suman / Ronald Chu / Na Deng / Cumhur Gelogullari (American Airlines)

11:30

15:30

Enhancing day-ahead airline planning with data-driven flight delay predictions

Sebastian Birolini (University of Bergamo)

Alexandre Jacquillat / Stephanie Franklin / Gabrielle Rappaport (MIT Sloan School of Management)

11:55

15:55

Sponsor presentation - Zulu Airline Systems

 

12:20

16:20

Organizational Business Risk Management Based on Human Factor Concept

Dejan Devic / Velimir Isakovic (Air Serbia)

12:50

16:50

End

 

 

Tuesday, September 21

 

Eastern

UTC

Title/Speaker

 

9:00

13:00

Participants log in and welcome

 

9:05

13:05

Sponsor presentation - SlickOR

 

9:30

13:30

Anna Valicek Award Finalists

 

 

 

Ingeborg de Pater, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands: "Predictive maintenance for multi-component systems of repairables with Remaining-Useful-Life prognostics and a limited stock of spare components"

 

 

 

Greta Laage, IVADO Labs & Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Quebec, Canada:

"Assessing the Impact: Does an Improvement to a Revenue Management System Lead to an Improved Revenue?"

 

11:30

15:30

BREAK

 

11:45

15:45

Sponsor presentation - Cirium

 

12:10

16:00

Ken Wang Award Finalists

 

 

 

Kevin Wang (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

 

 

 

Dhandabani Srinivasan (Indian Institute of Technology Madras)

 

13:00

17:00

End

 

 

Wednesday, September 22

Eastern

UTC

Title

Speaker

 

9:00

13:00

Participants log in and welcome

 

 

9:05

13:05

Estimation of price elasticities on passenger itinerary choice situations

Rodrigo Acuna-Agost / Eoin Thomas / Alix Lheritier (Amadeus)

 

9:30

13:30

Dealing with distribution shifts in customer choice due to COVID-19

Abhinav Garg / Lavanya Marla (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Sriram Somanchi (University of Notre Dame)

 

9:55

13:45

Crystal Ball 2.0 for passenger demand: Leveraging AI to power the calibration workflow

Caroline Dietrich / Peter Wilson (Air Canada)

Neda Etabarialamdari (Ivado Labs)

 

10:20

14:20

Sponsor presentation - Passur Aerospace

 

 

10:45

14:45

Break

 

 

11:00

15:00

Airline Recovery using Machine Learning and Optimization

Ahmet Esat Hizir / Cynthia Barnhart (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Vikrant Vaze (Dartmouth College)

 

11:25

15:25

Mission success and survivability in Flight Planning

Fanruiqi Zeng (Georgia Institute of Technology)

John-Paul Clarke (University of Texas at Austin)

 

11:50

15:50

Multi-Modal Economic Analysis of COVID-19 Pandemic Exogenous Shock to Domestic Commercial Aviation

Max Litvack-Winkler / Jacob Wishart / David Pace / Seamus McGovern (USDOT Volpe Center)

 

12:25

15:25

Identification and Prediction of Disruptions in Airline Networks

Xiyitao Zhu / Aritro Nandi / Lavanya Marla (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Max Z. Li / Karthik Gopalakrishnan / Hamsa Balakrishnan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

 

12:50

15:50

Anna Valicek Award

Announcement and Presentation

 

 

13:00

16:00

End

 

 

 

Thursday, September 23

Eastern

UTC

Title

Speaker

9:00

13:00

Participants log in and welcome

 

9:05

13:05

Sponsor Presentation - Rosterize

 

9:30

13:30

The adjustment of Littlewood's Rule formula to reflect airlines risk aversion in crisis conditions

Yassine El charkaoui, (IATA employee, but in a private capacity)

9:55

13:55

Know your worth: valuing new pricing policies with reinforcement learning

Jon Ham (Flyr Labs)

10:20

14:20

The fundamental weak point of quantum computers

Maxim Andreyev / Dr. Alexey Tarasov (Rosterize)

10:45

14:45

Break

 

11:00

15:00

Airlines Innovations during COVID-19 Recovery - Summary from Study Groups

Laurie Garrow (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Virginie Lurkin (University of Lausanne)

Lavanya Marla (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

11:30

15:30

AGIFORS Annual Business Meeting

 

11:40

15:40

Closure of the Annual Symposium

Lavanya Marla (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Laurie Garrow (Georgia Institute of Technology)

11:45

15:45

End

 

 

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