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RM Study Group Meeting CANCELLED

Wednesday March 12th, 2020.

Today as the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, we had no choice but to take the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 AGIFORS Revenue Management Meeting in Helsinki. This decision was taken with heavy heart, but was inevitable given the rapid deterioration of the situation around the COVID-19.

Safety of our attendees was our biggest concern when taking the decision. In addition, many airlines, vendors and academic institutions around the globe have introduced travel restrictions following the advices of their national authorities. 

No need to say that we are extremely sad to have had to cancel our meeting. We sincerely apologize to all participants who were looking forward to join us in Helsinki. Of course, we will refund all those who have registered already, as well as all the sponsors we received.

We want to express a very big thank you to the team at Finnair for their help and support during the last months. We are very glad to announce that they already accepted to remain our co-host for next year meeting and we therefore hope to see you all in Helsinki in 2021!

Finally, we want to thank you, the AGIFORS RM members, for the ongoing trust you place in our community, and for your sense of understanding and caring. Without you, this study group would not exist in the first place.


We wish you all the best, and assure you that we are fully committed to make the next Revenue Management Meeting an extraordinary one!


Take care of yourself!


Virginie Lurkin and Hunkar Toyoglu.


“Our power is in our choice of how to respond to the challenges and crisis in our lives”.

Date and Location

The 2020 Revenue Management Study Group Meeting will take place in  Helsinki, Finland, from 5-7 May 2020 in cooperation with our host Finnair. 

The meeting will be held at Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, Helsinki. 

Please use the Promotional Code "AGIFOR" at the hotel website. Note also that 50% of the reserved rooms (with the promotional code at reduced rate) will be released on March 07, 2020 and the rest of the unbooked rooms will be released on April 07, 2020. So please try to book before March 07 to make sure you have promotional rates.

Social Activities

Welcome Reception

May 5, 2020, 6:00 to 9:00 pm


Network Dinner

May 6, 2019, 6:30 to 9:30 pm

General Information


Business Events - Business Casual

Welcome Reception - Business Casual

Social Events - Evening Casual



Helsinki weather in May is moderate in temperature with a high of 32C/90F and low of 24C/75F.

Visa Information

Please visit the Embassy of Finland website for the most current visa information.



Tuesday – May 5

18:00 – 21:00                               


Welcome Reception 


Wednesday – May 6

08:00 – 16:00

Conference Registration


08:00 – 18:00

Technical presentations

18:30 – 21:30

Networking Dinner

Thursday – May 7

08:00 – 18:00

Technical presentations

16:00 – 16:30

Closing Ceremony

Virginie Lurkin, Hunkar Toyoglu – AGIFORS Revenue Management Study Group   

Host Airline




For sponsorship opportunities please contact Hunkar Toyoglu at




Call For Presentations

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. 


Abstract Submission Deadline: March 30, 2020

Final Presentation Due: April 30, 2020


Submit your abstract today!

Please submit your abstract using this form: 


Submit abstract

If you have any questions please contact Virginie Lurkin at: v.j.c.lurkin@tue.nl



  • A 25-40 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 RM audience and to accept direction from the selection committee in doing this
  • Must register and attend the meeting


Host City

Helsinki, the sustainable capital of Finland, is a vibrant seaside city of beautiful islands and great green urban areas. Helsinki marches to a wonderful and unique beat of its own with dynamic food, design, architecture – and sauna! – scenes. Helsinki and its Nordic culture are made by the locals. (https://www.visitfinland.com/helsinki/)

Helsinki montage 2015

More Information

For questions or more information, please contact:

Virginie Lurkin

Chair, AGIFORS Revenue Management Study Group

Email: v.j.c.lurkin@tue.nl

Hunkar Toyoglu

Chair, AGIFORS Revenue Management Study Group

Email: rm@agifors.org

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