2017 Air Transport IT Summit

  • 2017 Air Transport IT Summit

    Brussels, Belgium

Transforming air travel through technology

This year’s event includes a spoken program featuring leading industry figures and innovators, a showcase of the latest technologies for the air transport industry and an array of peer networking opportunities.


This annual event attracts ‘C-suite’ executives, IT leaders, industry analysts and consultants – together with journalists from industry-focused and mainstream media.

SITA’s Air Transport IT Summit, co-hosted by Flight Airline Business, explores the big techno-trends and practices that will underpin our digital transformation, and the transformation of the passenger experience.

The air transport industry stands to witness a major shift in the use of innovative technologies to meet fast evolving needs and opportunities. 

But as we transform air transport through technology, how can we ensure this success? How can we most effectively work together to deliver effective digital transformation?

What will it take to understand and manage the flows of industry information critical for improving efficiency and transforming services in line with passenger expectations?  And what lessons can we build on?

Industry leaders and experts from across the globe explore these topics at the 2017 Air Transport IT Summit.

Key Speakers

Sanjay Brahmawar
General Manager, IBM Watson IoT
Arnaud Brolly
Senior Product Manager, Digital & Mobility Portfolio, SITA
Stephane Cheikh
Ventures & Innovation Manager, SITA Lab
Brian Cobb
VP, Customer Experience at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)
Barbara Dalibard
Jorge Díaz
Founder & CEO, AirGateway GmbH
Susan Doniz
Group Chief Information Officer, Qantas Airways Limited
Sean Farrell
Head of Portfolio Management, Government Solutions, SITA
Nick Gates
Airport Solutions Portfolio Director, SITA
Ryan Ghee
Editor, Future Travel Experience (FTE)
Renaud Irminger
Director, SITA Lab
Vijay Iyer
President & Global Head - Travel & Transportation, Hexaware
Olivier Jankovec
DG, ACI Europe
Juha Järvinen
CCO, Finnair
Bojan Jokic
CEO & Co-founder, Epteca
Greg Jones
MD, Worldwide Hospitality & Travel, Microsoft Corporation
Max Kingsley-Jones
Executive Director Content, FlightGlobal
Dheeraj Kohli
VP and Global Lead of Travel and Transportation, Unisys
Rafi Katanasho
APAC CTO & VP of Solution Sales, Dynatrace
Joe Leader
CEO, APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association) & IFSA (International Flight Services Association)
Gilles Lévêque
CIO, Groupe Aéroports de Paris
Jack Loop
MD, LocusLabs
Catherine Mayer
Maryssa Miller
Director, Digital and Customer Products, JetBlue Airways
Rob Minson
Co-founder & CTO, Fracture Reality
Tiffany Misrahi
Community Lead, Head of Aviation, Travel & Tourism Industries, World Economic Forum
Christoph Mueller
Chief Digital and Innovation Officer, Emirates
Kevin O'Sullivan
Lead Engineer, SITA Lab
Jim Peters
David de Santiago
Head of Innovation, Amazon Web Services
Adnan Saulat
General Manager & Travel Industry Specialist, Mindtree
Michael Schellenberg
Director, Integration and Services, SITA
Eric Schneckenberger
CIO, VINCI Airports
Kevin Shortt
Business Development and Systems Engineer, ViaLight Communications GmbH
L V Sridhar
SVP & Project Director (AOCC), NIIT Technologies Ltd
Eric Stioui
Solution Specialist Director, Orange Business Services
Fiona Strens
CEO, CrowdVision
Eash Sundaram
EVP Innovation & CIO, JetBlue Airways
Mike Warren
CEO, Airborne Wireless Network Inc.
Brian Whelan
CEO & Founder, TravaCoin


Our Sponsors

Flight Airline Business (Co-Hosts)
Brussels Airport (Host Airport)
Orange Business Services (Tier 2)
Dynatrace (Tier 3)
iPass (Tier 3)
NIIT Technologies (Tier 3)
Custom SpA (Tier 4)
Hexaware (Tier 4)
Optanix (Tier 4)
Unisys (Tier 4)
WNS (Tier 4)
3M (Tier 5)
CDNetworks (Tier 5)
Gunnebo (Tier 5)
Mindtree (Tier 5)
ViaLight (Tier 5)