Scheduling and Strategic Planning Annual Meeting

3-5 June 2019     Paris, France

  • A forum for airline managers and personnel, vendors, and members of academia to discuss trending issues facing airline scheduling and planning, offer potential solutions, and provide opportunity for networking
  • Airline updates on the latest plans, challenges, and models and systems needs 
  • Technical presentations from leading experts in the airline industry
  • Vendor exhibitions in the field of network planning, schedule management, airline operations control, airport planning systems, and maintenance planning
  • Joint presentation session with Airline Operations study group
  • A special AGIFORS MRO breakout session this year

For questions or more information, please contact SSP chairs:

- Cumhur Gelogullari - ssp@agifors.org 

- Lisa Noell - ssp@agifors.org 


The registration fee includes conference technical materials (delegates only), all scheduled meals and social events outlined in the meeting agenda. Early registration fee before May 1st 2019 is US$350 per airline/academic delegate, US$700 per industry delegate, and US$1050 per vendor delegate. 


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Late Registrations

Registrations received after May 1st 2019 will be considered late and will incur an additional US$115 late fee, with no exceptions. 

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation requests before May 1st 2019 will be subject to a US$115 service fee per person, after this date the cancellation fee will be US$175 per person to cover the incurred expenses.

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

For abstract submission, please use the form above.

If you cannot access the form, please send the title and the abstract of your presentation to  ssp@agifors.org

Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30th

Draft Presentation Due: May 10th

Final Presentation Due: May 17th


  • A 30-45 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 SSP audience and to accept direction from the selection committee in doing this
  • Must register and attend the meeting

General Information


Business Events - Business Casual

Welcome Reception - Business Casual

Social Events - Evening Casual



Paris, France weather in June would be good. Plan for low 55F/14C and high 73F/23C.


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 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 1 May 2019 to receive the specially negotiated rate of €239 for single occupancy (inclusive wifi access, breakfast).  Hotel room rates are inclusive of VAT but subject to a city tax. 

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

Host Airline

Tentative Agenda

Program is tentative and is subject to change without notice

Monday, 3 June



Welcome Reception and Cocktails


Tuesday, 4 June

08:0015:00 Conference Registration
08:00 08:30 Conference Opening
08:30 09:30 Technical Sessions 
09:30 10:00 Coffee Break
10:0012:00Technical Sessions 
Business Lunch
13:00 14:30 Technical Sessions 
14:3015:00 Coffee Break
15:00 18:00 Vendor Updates/Exhibition


Networking Dinner


Wednesday, 5 June

08:30 10:00 Technical Sessions
10:0010:30Coffee Break 
10:3012:00Technical Sessions
Business Lunch
13:0014:30Technical Sessions
14:30 15:00 Coffee Break  
15:0017:00 Technical Sessions
17:00 17:30Conference Closing 

Conference Sponsors

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 (1150 USD)

Silver – Acknowledgement at a select social event, preferential selection of booth location, plus benefits of the bronze level (2300 USD)

Gold – Complimentary upgrade to an executive level club suite, plus benefits of the silver level (4600 USD)

If you would like to sign up for one of the limited sponsorship opportunities, please complete the online submission form at your earliest convenience. Please add in the comments section "Sponsorship for SSP 2019". 

Visa Information

See here for visa requirements for France.


If you need a visa, please check the wait times at your consulate and allow for plenty of time. If you need supporting documentation, please contact the conference chairs.

Social Activities

Welcome Reception

Monday, May 3, 2019, 19:00 to 21:00


Networking Dinner

Tuesday, May 4, 2019, 20:00 to 22:00

Detailed Schedule - Coming Soon

Monday 3 June 2019  
19:00 - 21:00 Welcome Reception and Cocktails

Tuesday 4 June 2019
08:00 - 17:30

Wednesday 5 June 2019
08:00 - 17:30

Details coming soon

Program subject to change without notice

Technical Program

Coming soon

Contact us

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

Phone: +1 (404) 385-6634

Email: president@agifors.org

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