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General Information

Conference Organizers

  • Mike Irrgang - ops@agifors.org (co-chair)
  • Judith Semar - ops@agifors.org (co-chair)
  • Iris Magliaraschi – irmagliaraschi@airfrance.fr (host rep)

Social Media Tag #AGIFORSOPS

Hotel Shipments

All incoming and outgoing parcels are processed through the hotel’s Parcel Services office and subject to applicable fees. Please ensure you share this information with your attendees/staff members who may ship materials to/from the hotel.  Any shipments for the event should please be sent to the hotel and should be labeled:

For the AGIFORS Meeting [3 June 2019 to 7 June 2019]

(official organizer holding a room reservation)

60, Cours Valmy, La Defense, 92918


Technical Program

You are invited to submit a proposal to present at the meeting. Come and share with us your ideas, thoughts, practical innovations, current trends, case studies, philosophies, and latest advances on the topics which are relevant to you.


The theme of this year's conference is:

Leveraging Emerging Technologies to Enhance Productivity


  • Deadline: 6 May 2019
  • Draft Presentation Due: 10 May 2019
  • Final Presentation Due: 17 May 2019

If you are interested in presenting your paper, please submit an abstract using the following form:

Abstract submission is closed


  • A 30 or 45 minute presentation
  • Willingness to comply with requests for additional information and clarification on abstract and/or presentation material
  • Willingness to tailor a presentation for the AGIFORS Airline Operations audience and to accept direction from the selection committee in doing this
  • Must register and attend the meeting

As always, talks are subject to approval based on content, and time slots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis - so if you are interested, act now!

Vendor Program

Vendor Exhibition

In addition to being a major forum for sharing new concepts and ideas in airline operations, the conference provides an opportunity for vendors to meet directly with airline delegates, provide in depth demonstrations, and discuss future opportunities, and partnerships. We have scheduled dedicated time slots for vendor presentations, and exhibitions.  

Each vendor delegate is required to register for the conference at a nominal registration fee. As a vendor delegate, you are entitled to a 10 – 15 minute slot in the vendor program to do a company overview and/or dedicated presentation. In addition, you will have access to a table top display in the vendor exhibition area.

Conference Sponsorship

If your company is interested in sponsorship opportunities, we are offering a variety of sponsorship packages for your consideration.  With each package, your company with be recognized an official sponsor for the conference, and recognized at the start of each day’s proceedings.  In addition, you will receive additional benefits based on your level of sponsorship.

Bronze – Placement of company signage at the conference registration desk, and backdrop of podium (US$1,150)

Silver – Acknowledgement at a select social event, preferential selection of booth location, plus benefits of the bronze level (US$2,300)

Gold – Complimentary upgrade to an executive level club suite, plus benefits of the silver level (US$4,600)

If you would like to sign up for one of the limited sponsorship opportunities, please complete the online submission form at your earliest convenience.

Social Program

Welcome Reception and Cocktails

Monday, 3 June 2019, 19:00 to 22:00 pm

Sponsored events 

Join us at the Renaissance Paris La Defense hotel where you can gather to relax, network with other conference delegates. Enjoy views of the surrounding area while savoring a sumptuous selection of international treats and drinks. It will be an ideal time to re-kindle old friendships, and meet and great arriving conference delegates before the official start of the technical program, and vendor exhibition.


Dinners and Other Activities in Paris

Tuesday, 4 June and Thursday, 6 June

Sponsored events

Experience the wonderful ambiance of the cultural capital of the world, in lovely late-spring evenings.  Relax and unwind with fellow delegates in preparation for the technical program.

We plan to have a dinner cruise of the fabulous River Seine on Tuesday.  Below is are pictures of our cruise boat, courtesy of Bateaux Mouches.

We will take the Metro to the cruise (see this map)

Bateaux Mouches

Bateaux Mouches

On Thursday for dinner we will unwind and enjoy an evening at the hotel, reflecting on our great conference experience to date.

Delegate Registration

The registration fee includes conference technical materials*, all scheduled meals and social events outlined in the meeting agenda (*delegate registration only).  The registration fees are as follows:

  • Airline/Academic Delegate – US$575.00

    Eligibility - Airline representatives and for students and faculty members of recognized academic institutions

  • Industry Delegate – US$1,035.00
    Eligibility: Full-time employee of an established aircraft manufacturer, air traffic control agency, airport authority, government agency, or non-profit organization that supports the airline industry. Employees must not work for a subsidiary, affiliate, associate, division or other entity that markets products or services to the airline industry

  • Vendor Delegate – US$1,495.00

    Eligibility - Anyone employed by a company (or subsidiary, affiliate or division) that actively markets and sells information technology (IT) products or professional services (including any form of consulting, strategy, integration, implementation, or support) to the airline industry


Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation requests will be subject to a US$175 per person to cover the incurred expenses.

Click here to register now for AGIFORS Airline Operations 2019

Hotel Reservations

Renaissance Paris La Defense Hotel

60, Jardin de Valmy 92918

Tel +33 1 41 97 50 50  

The accessible location makes it easy for you to explore Paris; Les Quatre Temps and Grande Arche de la Defense are just moments away, as is Champs Elysées by the Metro. We know you'll love your stay with at the Renaissance Paris La Defense Hotel. 

A limited number of our discounted rooms are available at the Renaissance Paris La Defense Hotel for the conference from 3 June through 7 June.  

Reservations must be made via our dedicated website by 6 May 2019 to receive the specially negotiated rate of €239 for single occupancy (inclusive wifi access, breakfast).  Hotel room rates are inclusive of VAT subject but subject to a city tax. 

All credit card information must be provided to confirm reservations using the customized link below.

Discounted hotel reservations are no longer available

The hotel is about an hour from the airports, as can be seen in this map

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