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10:00am – 10:45am GMT

Main Stage Session

Aviation

The view from the clouds - Africa's Aviation Leaders
Brought to you by AviaDev Consult

Abderahmane Berthe

Secretary General, African Airlines Association

Sanjeev Gadhia

Vice Chairman, The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)

Raphael Kuuchi

Special Envoy to Africa on Aero-Political Affairs, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Chris Zweigenthal

CEO, Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA)

Moderated by

Jon Howell

CEO, AviaDev Africa

Ogaga Udjo

Regional Partner-Africa, AviaDev Consult

11:00am – 11:45am GMT

Breakout Session

Aviation

Just what is the "NEW NORMAL" African Airport Experience
Brought to you by Regional Gateway/ LARA

How have airports adapted to the new environment and which elements are here to stay?

Lawal B. Abdullahi

Special Assistant (Tech) To Managing Director/CEO, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)

Nicolas Deviller

Deputy CEO, Ravinala Airports, Madagascar

Fundi Sithebe

Chief Operating Officer, Airports Company South Africa

Moderated by

Chloë Greenbank

Editor, Regional Gateway and Bespoke Publishing

Aviation Stream 1

11:00am – 11:45am GMT

Breakout Session

Aviation

Rebuilding traveller confidence post COVID
Brought to you by Simpliflying

Adding capacity does not necessarily stimulate traveller demand. How are airlines and airports building confidence in their communities?

Georges Fenergi

VP, Business Transformation, SITA, Middle East, India & Africa

Richard Kyereh

Head, Commercial, Africa World Airlines Limited

Mweembe Sikaulu

Communications and Brand Manager, Zambia Airports Corporation Ltd (ZACL)

Moderated by

Dirk Singer

Head of Sustainable Business, SimpliFlying

Aviation Stream 2

11:50am – 12:30pm GMT

Breakout Session

Aviation

Is now the time to fully embrace digital transformation?
Brought to you by Newsaero

Will the pandemic speed up the digitalisation of aviation in Africa? What type of solutions should be considered as a priority?

Georges Fenergi

VP, Business Transformation, SITA, Middle East, India & Africa

Miretab Teklaye

Director Integrated Marketing Communications, Ethiopian Airlines

Ciaran Wilson

Head of Sales, Middle East and Africa, Cellpoint Digital

Moderated by

Romuald Ngueyap

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, NewsAero

Aviation Stream 1

11:50am – 12:30pm GMT

Breakout Session

Aviation

What's next for the next generation?
Brought to you by GFPA

Is aviation still the right choice of career? What practical steps can be taken to ensure employability?

Gift Kgadima

Founder, Nafasi Za Angani

Linda Ngozwana

Aeronautical Engineer

Jesse-Alex Omenazu

AviaDev Ambassador and Pilot in Training, Mid-East Aviation Academy, Jordan

Moderated by

Refilwe Ledwaba

Founder, Girls Fly Programme for Africa (GFPA)

Arpad Szakal

Executive Search & Assessment Professional, Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society

Aviation Stream 2

12:35pm – 1:20pm GMT

Breakout Session

Aviation

The "New Normal" African Airline Experience
Brought to you by Simple Flying

How have airlines adapted their operations and which elements are here to stay?

Joao Po Jorge

Director General, LAM - Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique, S.A

Sean Mendis

Chief Operating Officer, Africa World Airlines

Zuks Ramasia

CEO, Board Of Airline Representatives Of South Africa (BARSA)

Moderated by

Joanna Bailey

Editor, Simple Flying

Aviation Stream 1

12:35pm – 1:20pm GMT

Breakout Session

Aviation

The future of Airport Financing in Africa
Brought to you by Just African Aviation

Overall, African airports have limited private investment. Looking forwards, which financing models will be most applicable and why?

Moritz Breickmann

Investment Director, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM)

Marcel Langeslag

Director African Aviation, NACO (Netherlands Airport Consultants)

Moderated by

Nunurai Ndawana

Founder and Editor-At-Large, Just African Aviation

Aviation Stream 2

1:25pm – 2:15pm GMT

Breakout Session

Aviation

Aviation's role in rebuilding tourism in Africa
Brought to you by VoyagesAfriq

A lack of aviation has exposed the reliance of African tourism on international markets. How can aviation be supported to deliver a sustainable African tourism environment moving forwards?

Kwakye Donkor

CEO, Africa Tourism Partners, South Africa

Amanda Mvinjelwa

Key Account Manager, Airlines and Government Agencies, Cape Town International Airport

Carmen Nibigira, Ph. D.

Tourism Policy Analyst, GIZ International

Moderated by

Kojo Bentum-Williams

CEO, VoyagesAfriq Media Limited

Aviation Stream 1

1:25pm – 2:15pm GMT

Breakout Session

Aviation

The Shape of Route Development Post Covid
Brought to you by AviaDev Consult

Will we finally seize the opportunity to open the Africa skies and open up new markets and how will this change the approach to developing new routes?
Mark Dunnachie

Head of Commercial EMEA & Russia, ATR

Nowel Ngala

Commercial Director, ASKY Airline

Matome Ramokgobedi

Group Manager Traffic Development, Airports Company South Africa

Girma Shiferaw

Manager Business Development & Equity Partner Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines

Moderated by

Becca Rowland

Partner, AviaDev Consult, powered by MIDAS aviation

Aviation Stream 2