Conference Agenda and Timetable

The theme of this year's conference is 

Leveraging Emerging Technologies to Enhance Productivity

 



 

Monday - 3 June 2019

 17:00 - 18:00 Registration 
 19:00 - 21:00

Welcome Reception and Cocktails
 
Sponsored event


 

Tuesday - 4 June 2019

 08:00 - 08:30

Introductions / Conference Overview
 08:30 - 09:00
Why is your flight late? Mining airline data to assess root-causes & impact of delay propagation
Goran Stojkovic - Boeing Global Services
 09:00 - 09:30 Kick starting your analytics program, key tools and data required for maintenance optimization
Helmuth Naumer - IBM
 09:30 - 10:15 Digital Operations Transformation
Fernando Bosch - BCG
 10:15 - 10:30

 Coffee Break

 10:30 - 11:00

Schedule planning with hub infrastructure constraints

Alexandre Pizzut - Air France KLM

 11:00 - 12:00
 

Keynote Address: Ekbel Bouzgarrou - Vice President Information Technology Distributed Services - Air France / KLM

 12:00 - 13:00

 Business Lunch
 
Sponsored event 

 13:00 - 13:30

Machine Learning Application for Automatic Analysis of Aircraft Operations Interruption Reports
Wlamir Olivares Loesch Vianna, Juliano Elias Cardoso Cruz - EMBRAER
 13:30 - 14:00  

Vendor Presentations

    Sabre

    Lufthansa Systems

    Boeing/Jeppesen


 14:00 - 14:15


 

Coffee Break

 14:15 - 15:00
 

Vendor Presentations

     Cirium

     Amadeus

     IBM

     Sitonair    

 16:00 - 22.00

 Dinner Cruise on the Seine
 Sponsored event
   

 

Wednesday - 5 June 2019

 08:00 - 08:30

 Airline Updates  (3)
 09:00 - 09:30

Blockchain-Inspired Integrated Airline Operations Recovery
Zachary Bluestein - Georgia Tech
 09:30 - 10:15 Modeling Activity at Charlotte Douglas Airport for Strategic Planning of Airline Operations
L. Doug Smith - Utah Valley University
 10:15 - 10:30

 Coffee Break

 10:30 - 11:15

Fast-Time Gate to Gate Simulation for Today & Tomorrow
Anthony Weatherington - Jeppesen
 11:15 - 11:45
Using data science to optimize ground staff planning under delay uncertainty
Benoit Patacq - Air France
 11:45 - 12:15
Centralized Deicing Facilities During Winter Operations
Ryan Leick - Utah Valley University
 12:15 - 13:30


Business Lunch
 
Sponsored event 

 13:30 - 14:00

Airline Updates  (3)

 14:00 - 15:00

Vendor Presentations

     FlightAware
     GE Aviation
     SlickOR

     AIMS International
     M2P
     OpenAirlines

 15:00 - 15:15

 Coffee Break

 15:15 - 17:00

 Vendor Exhibition

 17:00 - 22:30


 Dinner on your own (Free night) 
   


Thursday - 6 June 2019

 08:30 - 09:00

Airline Updates  (3)

 09:00 - 09:30

The need for Airspace Users-driven flight prioritisation in case of delay
Nadine Pilon - EUROCONTROL
 09:30 - 10:15
Data Blind Spots Preventing Optimal IROPS Recovery Solutions
Rex Bull - SlickOR
 10:15 - 10:30

 Coffee Break

 10:30 - 11:15

DeepTurnaround - Automated timestamp generation through machine learning for solid collaboration in turnaround management
Manuel van Esch - zeroG
 11:15 - 11:45
Building a Shorter Approach Fuel Saving Best Practice through Clustering
Nicolas Pinchenel - OpenAirlines
 11:45 - 12:15
TBD
 12:15 - 13:30


Business Lunch
 Sponsored event

 13:30 - 14:00
Airline Updates  (3)
 14:00 - 15:00

Vendor Presentations

     ITA Software
     Global Eagle/masflight
     INFORM

     BCG 

     Ortec Consulting
     Asare.io

     zeroG

 

 15:00 - 15:15

 Coffee Break

 15:15 - 17:00

 Vendor Exhibition
 18:00 - 22:30
 Dinner in Renaissance Hotel
 Sponsored event



Friday - 7 June 2019

 08:30 - 09:00

Airline Updates  (3)

 09:00 - 09:30 Refining the decisions in the Operations Centre
Anders Bohlin - Jeppesen
 09:30 - 10:15 The die is cast, gear up for the unknown
Tim Nickel - Lufthansa Systems
 10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break
 10:30 - 11:15
Understanding and overcoming barriers of implementing disruption management systems in airline operations control
Sebastian Heger - m2p
 11:15 - 11:45 Airline Disruptions and Holistic Recovery
Hocine Bouarab - GE
 11:45 - 12:15 TBD
 12:15 - 13:30 Business Lunch
 Sponsored event
 13:30 - 14:00
TBD
 14:00 - 14:30
TBD
 14:30 - 15:00
Business Meeting / Award Ceremony
15:00
Conference End


Program is tentative and may change without notice


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