2018-09-27 18:00:00

The agenda below is subject to amendments without prior notice. Additional details will be added as they are available. 

Wednesday, September 26

19:30 Welcome cocktail

Exhibition area

Thursday, September 27

10:00 - 11:30  Session I: Passenger experience

Easier travel for every passenger at every step. Seamless experience for all travelers. The role of Identity Management, the Passenger Flow Monitor and Business Intelligence we consider the potential use cases for a future of simpler air travel. SITA Passenger Processing offers the most complete set of passenger processing and tracking capabilities available from one supplier in the market.

11:30: - 13:00  Session II: Operational excellence

The potential of combining Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in airport operations cannot be underestimated. It offers the ability to intelligently leverage data to enhance decision making while using Robotics for automating physical actions. What are the use cases of the future?

13:00 - 14:00  Lunch

14:00 - 15:30  Session III:  Collaboration enablers

What will impact the way air transport community players work together? And what are the next generation collaborative enablers? We will discuss how to transform the way air products are retailed to corporations, leisure and business travelers. We will expand in the field of security and to meet a strong demand in the cyber security new stream.

15:30 - 16:00  Coffee break

16:00 - 17:30  Meet the Future: Start-ups at your fingers

The future of the air transport industry is growing beyond travel experiences. Where are we all headed? While airports and airlines actively look for innovative solutions in such areas as logistics, cybersecurity, or streamlining passenger processing, ancillary innovation remains still a largely uncharted territory. We're giving you the opportunity to take a bold step into the future, to wonder at how, in the long term, new technologies will disrupt the air transport industry.

20:00  Gala Dinner


Depart 19:00 from lobby area

Friday, September 28

08:30 - 09:00  Welcome coffee and registration

Exhibition area

09:00 - 10:30  EURO Air Transport IT Summit 2018 Plenary

The Grand Room

Welcome and opening

10:30 - 11:30  Passenger experience

11:30 - 12:00  Coffee break

12:00 - 13:00  Operational excellence

13:00 - 14:30  Lunch

Location: Exhibition area


Press lunch 

14:30 - 16:00  Collaboration enablers

16:00 - 16:15  Innovation and conclusions

Click on each of our speakers below to view their biography. 

Lorenzo Belicchi
Director of Aviation Consulting and Sales Excellence, SITA
Pierre Charbonneau
Director, Passenger & Facilitation, IATA
Sergio Colella
President, Europe, SITA
Barbara Dalibard
Chris Dinsdale
CFO, Budapest Airport
Gina London (moderator)
Emmy award winning former CNN anchor and communications expert
Alberto Mattiello
Professor of Digital Innovation, Bocconi University