CAPA Canada Aviation Summit

Winnipeg, Canada
9-10 Sep 2019

Tuesday 10 September 2019

Registration, Breakfast & Networking
Chairman’s Welcome
WestJet Keynote
WestJet, CEO & President, Edward Sims
Canada Outlook - Part 3: WestJet
Moderator: CAPA - Centre for Aviation, Chairman Emeritus, Peter Harbison
  • Swoop, CEO Steve Greenway
  • WestJet, CEO & President, Edward Sims
  • WestJet, VP Industry, Corporate & Airport Affairs, Mike McNaney
  • WestJet, VP - Network & Alliances, Brian Znotins
Canada’s International Aviation Outlook (Part C): Looking west to Asia
Travel in Asia is booming, but is Canada boxing above or below its weight in Asia?
Moderator: CAPA - Centre for Aviation, Senior Analyst, Americas, Lori Ranson
  • Air China, VP & GM, North America, Dr. Zhihang Chi
  • CAPA - Centre for Aviation, Chairman Emeritus, Peter Harbison
  • VietJet Aviation, Member of Board of Directors, Cuong Chu
The Growth Enablers (Part A): Examining Canada’s aviation infrastructure – can it cope with expected expansion?
Moderator: Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Director, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ryan Greer
  • Aéroports de Montréal, President and CEO, Philippe Rainville
  • CATSA, Director Program Integrity, Benoit Legault
  • CBSA, Acting Director General, Andrew Lawrence
  • NAV CANADA, VP, ATS Service Delivery, Trevor Johnson
  • Vancouver Airport Authority, VP Federal Government Affairs, Gerry Bruno
Coffee Break & Networking
The future of passenger experience
IATA, Head Aviation Facilitation, Céline Canu [Download Presentation]
The Growth Enablers (Part B): Technology and equipment
What are the technological breakthroughs (hard and soft) that will help enable Canada’s aviation expansion?
Moderator: InterVISTAS Consulting, President and CEO, Solomon Wong
  • IATA, Head Aviation Facilitation, Céline Canu
  • Skyscanner, Commercial Director, Gavin Harris
  • The Boeing Company, Senior Manager, Product Marketing, Jill Kelly
  • Travelport, Commercial Director, Americas. Airline IT & Digital Solutions, Jim Nation
Canada’s domestic and regional aviation outlook
  • How can incumbent airlines co-exist with the new ULCC/LCC carriers?
  • How can secondary markets gain point-to-point service, especially in the North and markets where air travel is an essential service?
  • What are the development and cost challenges facing smaller airports and are policy makers listening?

Moderator: ASM, SVP, Aviation Strategy, Lee Lipton

  • Canadian North & First Air, President & CEO, Chris Avery
  • Flair Airlines, CEO, Jim Scott
  • National Airlines Council of Canada, President and CEO, Massimo Bergamini
  • Winnipeg Airports Authority, CCO, Pascal Bélanger
Creating the Freedom to Travel Where Life Takes You
Swoop, President, Steven Greenway
13:40 Closing Remarks
13:45-14:45 Lunch & Close of Conference
Hosted by Boeing Winnipeg