The Future of the Air Transport Industry
Rome, 4 June 2015
LUISS Guido Carli University , Viale Pola 12, Rome Aula Magna Mario Arcelli
8.30 – 9.30 Registration and welcome coffee
9.30 – 10.00 WELCOME ADDRESS by Laura Pierallini
OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE
Prof. Paolo Boccardelli, Dean, LUISS Business School, LUISS University, Rome.
10.00 – 11.15 Panel I – The Future Of The Aviation Market: Regulators’ Dilemmas
Moderators: Mr. Gianni Dragoni – Prof. Pablo Mendes de Leon (Journalist, Il Sole 24 Ore)– (Director, IIASL, University of Leiden)
Ms. Emmanuelle Maire, Head of Unit DG Mobility and Transport, European Commission.
Ms. Gabriella Muscolo, Commissioner, Antitrust Authority, Rome.
Mr. Alessio Quaranta, General Director, Italian Civil Aviation Authority, Rome.
The regulators will openly discuss their views on the challenges of the aviation industry, while also addressing the position of infrastructure.
11.15 – 13.00 Panel II – Market Access: Finding The Last Loopholes
Moderator: Mr. John Balfour, Partner, Clyde & Co LLP, London.
Mr. Fathi Atti, Head of Government and Aeropolitical Affairs, Etihad Airways, UAE.
Mr. Jorn Wegter, Group Legal Counsel, Air France KLM, Amsterdam.
Mr. Federico Bonaudi, Manager – Facilitation, Regional Airports & Parliament Affairs, ACI Europe, Brussels.
Mr. Giacomo Aiello, State Laywer, Avvocatura dello Stato, Rome.
Mr. Marcos Alvarez, General Counsel, Vueling Airlines S.A., Barcelona.
Experts and operators debate the opening of the aviation market and the role of airports in this process.
13.00 – 14.00 Light lunch
14.00 – 15.30 Panel III – Financing the airline industry: where is the best deal?
Moderator: Prof. Laura Pierallini, LUISS University and Studio Pierallini, Rome.
Mr. Morten L. Jakobsen, Partner, Gorrissen Federspiel, Copenhagen.
Dr. Donal Patrick Hanley, Managing Director, ACG Aircraft Leasing Ireland Limited, Dublin.
Mr. Nikolai Ehlers, Partner, Ehlers, Ehlers & Partners, Munich.
Mr. Niels van Antwerpen, Vice President Legal, Aercap, Amsterdam.
Mr. Yazan Saoudi, Partner, Al Tamimi & Company, Dubai.
Mr. Alfonso Plana Bodén, Lawyer, Ari Consulting Group, Bogotá.
The financing of the airline industry is a critical issue for its development. Experts and operators will exchange views on the most topical matters.
15.30 – 16.45 Panel IV – Taxation And Charges: Local Problems And Global Solutions
Moderator: Prof. Mia Wouters, LVP Law and University of Ghent, Brussels.
Ms. Anne Frédérique Pothier, Head of Section, Eurocontrol, Brussels
Mr. Michael Gill, Executive Director, Air Transport Action Group (ATAG), Geneva.
Mr. Umberto Solimeno, President I.B.A.R., Country Manager Italy Air Canada, Rome.
Mr. Sergi Giménez, Partner, Fornesa Abogados, Barcelona.
Ms. Sorana Pop, Vice President Team Aviation Solution, Bucharest.
The panelists will examine increasing burdens on airline in light of sustainability of the industry.
16.45 – 17.00 Closing Session
Dr. Chris Schröder, Chief of Operations of various global aviation companies and guest lecturer at IIASL, Leiden University.
Presenting his views on recent aviation accidents, followed by
Concluding Remarks made by Prof. Pablo Mendes de Leon.
IAWA Reception at Studio Pierallini, Viale Liegi 28, Rome
Key Note: Ms. Patrizia Terlizzi – (Director, Fiumicino Airport)
Ms. Giovanna Laschena – (Director, Air Transport Development, ENAC)
For further information, visit the Luiss Business School website.
This event is FREE! Register here. Participation 8 ECTS.