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The Aviation Interiors Show, Tuesday 24 May 2016


Breakfast & Registration

Mr Marc Rosenberg

Chairman's Opening Remarks

Mr Marc Rosenberg, President, STRATACONNEX
Hilton Sturisky

Keynote Address: Transforming your airline’s infrastructure to adapt to the growth and demands of customers and the ULCC market

  • Infrastructure – leveraging private and public cloud capabilities to better address business opportunities
  • Security – investing in creative solutions to protect your customers’ data and privacy
  • Website –  rebuilding a customer-facing website and laying the groundwork for mobility with responsive design
  • Team  – capitalizing on the transformation of IT to foster team collaboration and growth
  • Data – intersecting data with intellectual capital to make better decisions
Hilton Sturisky, Chief Information Officer, Spirit Airlines
Mr Alberto Rey Villaverde

Keynote Address: How to apply data science to revenue management to maximize sales through supply, demand and competitor pricing

  • Identifying prescriptive, predictive, diagnostic, and descriptive analytic capabilities
  • Artificial intelligence to predict demand for inflight food and beverage
  • Using drones to survey aircraft and collect data points to improve operational efficiencies
  • Segmenting the market and daily price adjustments through historic and real-time data
  • Machine learning algorithms to counter competitor pricing and automate processes
  • The evolving perception of data sharing and automation
Mr Alberto Rey Villaverde, Head of Data Science, easyJet

Speed Networking & Morning Break

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Roundtable: Attention up front: Designing the definitive luxury experience

  • Key components of a first or business class cabin
  • Using technology to create a relaxing but effective space
  • Innovating business and first class cabin design whilst maintaining margins
  • What’s coming next? Will we see more suites in the sky or are things changing?
Gary Weissel, Managing Officer, Tronos Aviation Consulting
The Aviation Interiors Show

Roundtable: Aircraft appearance – how can we raise the bar?

  • Implementing the guru program
  • Creating cleaner planes with less overhead costs
  • Exceeding customer expectations
  • Transitioning the offboard experience to onboard the aircraft
  • Passionate people
Mr Jason Lazich, Manager – Policies & Procedures and Aircraft Appearance Program, Virgin America

Networking Lunch

Devin Liddell
The Aviation Interiors Show

Presentation: More money, fewer problems - 5 ways smart spaces will increase efficiency and profitability

  • Sensing and adapting to changing conditions in physical environments
  • Empowering passengers, staff, and partners to be their “best selves” throughout the travel experience
  • Solving aviation’s most intractable problems and unlocking entirely new revenue streams
Devin Liddell, Teague
Dr Arthur Kreitenberg
The Aviation Interiors Show

Presentation: The passenger experience doesn't end at baggage claim

  • Of commercial airline passengers, 80% believe they've become sick from germs "caught" on an airplane
  • Germs are transported worldwide on aircraft interiors affecting world public health
  • There are no effective means for sanitizing an aircraft interior but emerging technologies hold promise
Dr Arthur Kreitenberg, Cto, Germfalcon
Elliot M. Kreitenberg, CEO, Germfalcon

Joint Interactive Roundtables, 14:40 - 15:20

The Aviation Interiors Show

Roundtable 9: Designing the athlete’s plane

  • Training room and sleeper pods
  • Using engineering to create more space
  • Designing the cabin to adjust to body’s natural rhythms
Available speaking opportunity – Contact Michael Ryan at or 646.619.1787

Afternoon Networking Break

Wynn Baum

Presentation: How digital is driving a fundamental shift in customer experience and airline operations

  • Redefining the customer experience
  • Driving increased operational efficiency
  • Increasing employee engagement and partner synergies
Wynn Baum, Head of Sales, Aerospace & Defense / Airlines, HCL Technologies
Mr Bobby Healy

Presentation: The science behind ancillary personalisation

Mr Bobby Healy, Chief Technology Officer, CarTrawler Ltd
Panel discussion

Keynote Panel: Tracking the traveler on the ground to boost retail sales and passenger experience

  • NFC, RFID and beacon technology – where are my passengers and what do I do with this information?
  • Data mining –  tactical marketing campaigns
  • Big data – shifting the way it is managed
Moderator: Jason Wilson, Director of Real Estate Management and Commercial Development, Miami International Airport
Mr Martin Boyer, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Greater Toronto Airports Authority
Charles de Coquet, Practice Head, Travel and Transport, NIIT Technologies
Mr Jacob Guerra, Senior Manager, eCommerce, United Airlines
Mr Marc Rosenberg

Chairman's Closing Remarks

Mr Marc Rosenberg, President, STRATACONNEX
last published: 20/May/16 21:16







The Aviation Interiors Show, Wednesday 25 May 2016


Breakfast & Registration

Mr Marc Rosenberg

Chairman's Opening Remarks

Mr Marc Rosenberg, President, STRATACONNEX
Mr Paulo Miranda

Keynote Address: How to offer passengers the latest in-flight and connectivity technologies while maintaining the LCC model

  • Enabling passengers to stay connected, informed and entertained
  • How to distribute and subsidize costs
  • BYOD vs. seatback entertainment systems
Mr Paulo Miranda, Chief Experience Officer, GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA
Mr Seth Cassel

Keynote Address: The direct channel, passenger acquisition, and owning your customer

  • New customer acquisition and incremental revenue growth
  • Improving customer experience and conversion online through new technologies
  • Executing highly technical strategies without highly technical people
Mr Seth Cassel, President, EveryMundo

Morning Networking Break


Networking Lunch

Panel discussion

Panel: Airlines in transition facing the challenges of termination, migration, and changes in business models

Moderator: Timothy O'Neil-Dunne, Founding Team Member, Expedia, Managing Partner, T2Impact Ltd, Co-Founder, VaultPAD Ventures, on behalf of, Hitit Computer Services
Peter Hammer, Founder & CEO, The Hammer Group
Mr Sami Aras Kubilay, Business Development, Hitit Computer Services
Mr Seth Kaplan, Managing Partner, Airline Weekly
Mr Orhan Sivrikaya, VP, Onur Air
Laurie Gablehouse

Presentation: Deconstructing the payment experience (Omni What?)

What good is a great product if you can’t collect their money?
Laurie Gablehouse, Principal Consultant / Travel Payment Strategies, Ingenico ePayments
Gary Weissel
The Aviation Interiors Show

Presentation: Making room for premium economy

  • Where does it make sense?
  • What are different premium economy product markets?
  • Defining your premium economy product specifications.
  • How do you make room in your aircraft for this new product class?
Gary Weissel, Managing Officer, Tronos Aviation Consulting
Steve Gwynne
The Aviation Interiors Show

Case Study: Simulating passenger movement in and around the aircraft

  • Challenges Faced - changing demographics, practices, designs and expectations
  • NRC's approach to understanding the passenger experience - analysis, observation and simulation
  • Quantifying passenger movement in airports/aircraft using agent-based simulation
  • Case study: assessing the impact of different boarding procedures on boarding times
  • Further applications in assessing performance, safety, security and cost effectiveness
Steve Gwynne, Research Officer, National Research Council Canada
last published: 20/May/16 21:16



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