Conference Logistics

Conference Organizers

  • Mei Zhang - (co-chair)
  • Rod Tjoelker - (co-chair)
  • Jonathan Minnett - (host rep)

Social Media Tag #AGIFORSMX

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 [1 June 2020 to 4 June 2020]

(official organizer holding a room reservation)

Hotel InterContinental Muscat

Al Kharjiya Street

Al Shati Area

P.O. Box  398

Postal Code 114

Muttrah, Sultanate of Oman

Social Program

Welcome Reception and Cocktails

Monday, 1 June 2020, 19:00 to 22:00 pm

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Join us at the Hotel Intercontinental Muscat, 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 Muscat

Tuesday, 2 June and Wednesday, 3 June

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On Tuesday we will be having dinner in the conference hotel.  The dinner will include up to three cocktails or glasses of wine per delegate or guest.

On Wednesday afternoon we will have an outing to see the technical and operations facilities of our host airline, Oman Air.  After this, the buses will take us to enjoy a traditional Arab dinner in a wonderful local restaurant called Rozna, in a castle!

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Experience the wonderful ambiance of this traditional spot with a cultural and traditional cuisine.  One note, alcoholic beverages are not available in this venue.

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


  • Abstract Deadline: 20 March 2020
  • Draft Presentation Due: 15 April 2020
  • Final Presentation Due: 15 May 2020

If you are interested in presenting your paper, please submit an abstract to: 


  • 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!

Hotel Reservations

Hotel Intercontinental Muscat

Al Kharjiya Street

Al Shati Area

P.O. Box  398

Postal Code 114

Muttrah, Sultanate of Oman 

Tel +968 2468 0000  

The venue for this year's conference is this beautiful and luxurious hotel.  It is centrally located in the old part of the city on the beach.  The accessible location makes it easy for you to explore the old city. We know you'll love your stay at the Hotel Intercontinental Muscat. 

Discounted hotel registration is  available!  We have reserved a block of rooms on a first-come, first served basis for a price of US$130 per night (single) US$158 per night (double)

Reservations must be made via our dedicated website by 1 May 2020 to receive the specially negotiated rate

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

The hotel reservation link will be open by 13 March

The hotel is less than half an hour from the airport, as can be seen in this map .  Delegates are urged to arrange their own transportation.

Contact us

Address: AGIFORS President, 931 Monroe Drive,  Ste 102 #613, Atlanta, GA 30308

Phone: +1 (404) 385-6634


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