CAPA-Aviation Week Network Airline Operations Leaders' Summit & Awards Gala Dinner

Seville, Spain
2-3 Dec 2019

Tuesday 03 December 2019

Registration, Networking & Coffee
Chairman’s Welcome
CAPA - Centre for Aviation, Chairman Emeritus, Peter Harbison
Keynote: The Ryanair Method of Maintenance
Ryanair, Director of Engineering, Karsten Mühlenfeld 
WIFI—Onboard and on the Ramp
Keep up with the changes happening in the satellite-based inflight connectivity market. From Ku- and Ka-band, to HTS and XTS, to LEO, GEO and MEO and A2G, the options—both current and future—for airlines to choose from appear almost endless. Why are connectivity alliance forming? What are the connectivity options?

Moderator: Inmarsat, Senior Director Airline Operations and Safety, Anthony Spouncer

  • Integrasys, Research & Technology Head, Jose Manuel Sanchez
  • SkyFive, CEO, Thorsten Robrecht 
  • Thales, Business Development & Sales Manager – Civil Connectivity,  Lucinda Pike
  • ViaSat Ireland, Managing Director, David Elliott
Keynote: Avoiding Cybersecurity Complacency
How to develop resilience against vulnerabilities and champion security across your operation.
Oliver Wyman, Partner, Brian Prentice
10:30 Coffee Break & Networking
Keeping Up With Interiors
How are airlines satisfying their passengers in the cabin--from seats to inflight entertainment--across fleets? Tips for innovating in a cost effective and timely way.
Panel introduction by Peter Harbison [Download Presentation]

Moderator: CAPA - Centre for Aviation, MRO Data Manager, Andy Webster

  • BlueBox Aviation Systems, Sales Director EMEA, Mark Stevens 
  • Etihad Airways, Senior Manager – Cabin Interiors, Product & Guest Experience, Peter Azzouni
  • Icelandair, COO, Jens Thordarson
Digital Transformation 
How are airlines and MROs are successfully implementing digitalization strategies? What tools--from iPads to drones--are used and how? What are the benefits?

Moderator: Aviation Week Network, Chief Editor MRO, Lee Ann Shay

  • Air France-KLM, CDO Engineering & Maintenance, Rodolphe Parisot 
  • Collins Aerospace, Senior Director, Aftermarket Digital Services, Peter Conrardy
  • United Airlines, Director of Technical Operations Mobile Solutions and Maintenance Execution, Helon Hammond
  • United Airlines, Technical Operations Senior Supervisor, Joe Pergola 
Chairman’s Closing Remarks
CAPA - Centre for Aviation, Chairman Emeritus, Peter Harbison
12:35 Close of Conference & Networking Lunch