MAY 10

RIGA

AVIATION

FORUM

2018

EVENT PARTNERS

airbaltic
LAtvija aviācijas asociācija

WHEN /

MAY 10, 2018 9-8 PM

WHERE /

LATVIA, JURMALA

SEMARAH HOTEL LIELUPE

ABOUT THE EVENT /

At the Riga Aviation Forum we expect more than 200 participants from all over Europe. Most of our guests are CEOs, executives and experts from airline, airport and aviation consulting business. Selected speakers for the Forum will provide the audience with the latest analysis of airline and airport developments and will discuss the new technologies that without doubts will affect strategic decisions of the aviation business in the coming years.

 

To Discuss the Role of Regional Aviation Development in the Global Competitive Environment for the Following Areas:

  • “Out of the Box” thinking for European Airlines to survive in the Global Competitive Environment;

  • Constraints of the European Aviation Infrastructure and airport development;

  • Drones and electrically driven aircrafts in Civil Aviation.

SAM SPRULES

Director of AeroProfessional Limited

MORGAN FOULKES

Deputy Director - General, ACI Europe 

The rapid development of aviation poses new challenges for both airports and airlines, requiring new innovative and creative solutions in the global competition. The first Riga Aviation Forum 2018 addresses a range of issues of top importance for the entire aviation industry. The confirmed topics of the presentations of high-level experts promise a competent and professional analysis of the topicalities of the sector. I hope that Riga Aviation Forum will give a new inspiration to the development of aviation for both Riga Airport and all Forum guests and experts.
 
Ilona Lice, CEO of SJSC “International airport “Riga””

DĀVIDS TAURIŅŠ

Chairman of the Board, LGS

JURIS KANELS

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, State Joint Stock Company

“Riga International Airport”

Acting Rector, “Transport and Telecommunication Institute”

(Riga, Latvia)

JOHN GRANT

Partner of MIDAS Aviation 

NICOLAS BOUTIN

Partner and Managing Director at BCG, Global Leader of the Travel & Tourism Practice

ILJA PODKOLZINS

Accountable manager of

Airline Suport Baltics

DMITRI MIRGORODSKY

CEO of RusLine airline

ILMĀRS OZOLS

Board member of Latvian Association of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems

JASON LLOYD SINCLAIR

Manager, Regional Affairs and Communications, Europe

SCHEDULE /

9-9:20 AM

Registration

Keynote Addresses

9:20-9:30 AM

Welcoming by Uldis Augulis, Minister for Transport of Latvia

Signing the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Ministry of Transport of Republic of Latvia and Latvian Aviation Association

9:30-10:00 AM

ACI Europe: The World of Regional Airports – Main Challenges, Importance and Benefits 

 

Morgan Foulkes, Deputy Director – General, ACI Europe 

SCHEDULE / Session I

DEVELOPMENT OF AVIATION INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE EU

10:00-10:20 AM

The aviation trends at the European market

Nicolas Boutin, Partner and Managing Director at BCG, Global Leader of the Travel & Tourism Practice

10:20-10:40 AM

Air Transport Infrastructure Challenges and Opportunities

Jason Sinclair, Manager, Regional Affairs and Communications, IATA

10:40-11:00 AM

Art of the Airport Tower - Synergy of Design and Technologies

Dāvids Tauriņš, Chairman of the Board, LGS

11:00-11:30 AM

Management of the regional airport under new certification procedures

Gatis Ginters, Route Development Director, Liepaja Airport

11:30-11:50 AM

Coffee Break

SCHEDULE / Session II

NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN AVIATION

11:50-12:15 AM

RusLine – the story of successful synergy of the airline and MRO in the European market

Ilja Podkolzin, Accountable manager of

Airline Suport Baltics

Dmitri Mirgorodsky, CEO of RusLine airline

12:15-12:35 PM

Airbaltic: Business Case of One Year Operations of CS300

Pauls Cālītis, Senior VP Flight Operations, AirBaltic

12:35-12:55 PM

EU - China perspectives via prism of long haul

low cost route development 

John Grant, Partner at MIDAS Aviation

12:55-13:55 PM

Lunch

SCHEDULE / Session III

AVIATION EMPLOYMENT AND EDUCATION

13:55-14:15 PM

Employment Strategies to Address Current and Prepare for the Upcoming Challenges

Sam Sprules, Director of AeroProfessional Limited

14:15-14:35 PM

How to respond to Future Demand for Aviation Professionals? 

Juris Kanels, Rector of Institute of Transport and Telecommunication

14:35-14:55 PM

Research of the Aviation Association of Latvia:

Role of Aviation in Latvia

Artūrs Kokars, Board Member of Latvian Aviation Association

SCHEDULE / Session IV

DRONES IN CIVIL AVIATION

14:55-15:15 PM

U-Space development/potential drone integration

Māra Dame, Regulatory Affairs expert of Civil Aviation Authority, Latvia

15:15-15:35 PM

Drones – the Future of Aviation

Ilmārs Ozols, Board member of Latvian Association of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems

15:35-15:40 PM

Closing remarks

Artūrs Kokars, Board Member of Latvian Aviation Association

15:40-18:00 PM

Coffee and networking

18:00-20:00 PM

Evening Reception

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