Agenda

Wednesday October 30, 2019

DAY 1

Hall: Grand Ballroom
12:00

The challenges and dynamic changes of General Aviation – TMCAD

MACE Welcome – Stanley Bugeja

12:05

Introduction – Rachel Grech, Head, PEL, TM-CAD

12:15

Occurrence reporting – Clint Taliana, Head, OPS, TM-CAD

12:30

“Light aircraft accidents – The investigator’s perspective” – Capt. Frank Zammit, BAAI

12:45

ATC operations and General Aviation – Robert Sant, Malta Air Traffic Services

13:00

Safety Aspect of ATC operations – Francis Bezzina, Malta Air Traffic Services

13:15

Implementation of GA Roadmap Part-ML & Part-CAO – Carl Tabone, Head, Airworthiness, TM-CAD

13:30

New Medical Regulations – Psychiatric, Psychological and Drug testing – Dr Robert Galea MD’ Deputy CMO, AME

13:45

Coffee Break

14:15

General Licensing Information,TM Website & PEL Notices – Mr. Ruben Farrugia, Inspecting Officer, TM-CAD

14:30

Drones in Malta – Present and Future – Maj. Stephen Spiteri Staines, Inspecting Officer, TM-CAD

14:45

The Roberts Cup and future of Seaplanes in Malta – Jonathan Galea – Malta Seaplanes Association

15:00

Malta’s aviation heritage – Restoring the Tiger Moth and Malta Aviation Museum – David Polidano, Piper Cub

15:15

Designing, building and testing the Kestrel RP light aircraft – Reno Psaila

15:30

Aaron Child, Rockwell Collins

16:00

Extracting Ancillary Revenues and PR Value from Airliner Fleets – Tim Heijmann, Managing Director, SkyfloX

16:30

Aviation Expo Opening

17:00

Pre-Conference Networking Reception (Sponsored by Collins Aerospace)

Thursday October 31, 2019

DAY 2

Hall: Grand Ballroom
8:00

Registration
Morning Coffee (Sponsored by Emirates Airlines)

9:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks – Clare Aguis

9:10

Plenary 1 – Aviation in Malta – Dr. Ian Borg, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects

9:25

Plenary Session 2: Aviation Industry Overview and Outlook – Mr. Eamonn Brennan, Director General of Eurocontrol

10:00

Keynote Speech: The future of Malta as a key Aviation Jurisdiction – Dr. Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta

10:20

The Maltese Aviation Cluster – Captain Charles Pace, Director General Civil Aviation Directorate, Transport Malta

10:30

Keynote: Building a competitive aviation hub in a changing global industry – James Hogan, Knighthood Capital

 

11:00

Coffee Break

11:30

Contributing to a stronger Europe – Keynote address by Athar Husain Khan, Secretary-General of the European Business Aviation Association

11:45

Contributing to a stronger Malta – Keynote address by Stanley Bugeja, President of the Malta Business Aviation Association

12:00

Business Aviation in Malta: positive impact and challenges ahead – Panel Discussion: Miriam Dalli, Member of European Parliament; Razvan Stefan, CEO Emperor Aviation; Filippo Aracleni, Partner DFS Advocates; Dr Katrina Abela, GVZH Advocates; David Grivet, European Affairs Manager, EBAA moderated by Stanley Bugeja, President, Malta Business Aviation Association

13:00

Networking Lunch (Sponsored by Emperor Aviation)

14:30

What future for Business Aviation in Europe? – Dr. Anita Sengupta, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer (CPO) of Airspace Experience Technologies (ASX); Paolo Sommariva, CEO, FL3XX; moderated by Athar Husain Khan, Secretary General of the European Business Aviation Association; Dr. Sebastiano Fumero, DG Research and Innovation

15:15

Business aviation’s competitive advantage for businesses – Presentation by Guillaume Chamoin, Jetcraft – The essential role business aviation plays in corporate productivity, security and competitiveness.

16:00

Afternoon Tea

16:45

Plenary Session 3 – The future of urban air transport by Dr. Anita Sengupta, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer (CPO) of Airspace Experience Technologies (ASX)

17:30

Drone and food delivery: A marriage made in heaven – Bobby Healy, Founder and CEO, Manna

18:00

Closing Remarks

Networking Reception

Hall: De Medici
11:30

Breakout session: Certification Requirements of Imported Aircraft – Ryan Cremona, 3Plex Aero

12:00

Breakout session: Aircraft leasing: current market trends and developments – Dr. Nicholas Valenzia, Mamo TCV; Capt. Charles Pace, Civil Aviation, Transport Malta; Philip McCloskey, KnightHood Capital; Mr. Steve Decesare, Camilleri Preziosi Advocates (Sponsored by Mamo TCV)

13:00

Breakout session: Maltese legal and fiscal developments in the aviation sector – Dr. Nicholas Valenzia, Mamo TCV Advocates; Mr. Mirko Rapa, PwC; Capt. Charles Pace, Civil Aviation, Transport Malta (Sponsored by PwC)

14:30

Breakout session: Managing People – Not Just Another Resource – Col Jeffrey Cranmer; Adriano Schembri; (Sponsored by BizAv Services)

15:15

Safety, Culture & EU Compliance: How to shape your organisational culture and mitigate interpersonal risks (in preparation of EU Regulation 2018/1042) – Herman Zandt (Sponsored by applyDISC.com)

16:00

Business Aviation Afternoon Tea (Sponsored by Collins Aerospace)

Friday November 1, 2019

DAY 3

Hall: Grand Ballroom
8:00

Morning Coffee

9:00

Opening Remarks – Clare Aguis

Plenary Session 1 – Dr. Charles E. Schlumberger, World Bank

9:30

Plenary Session 2: Reshaping the Aviation industry using AI – Prof. Alexiei Dingli, Followed by a Panel discussion AI and Real Applications of Block Chain in aviation – Prof. Alexiei Dingli, University of Malta; Georg Oehme, Vistra

10:25

Plenary Session 2: Software vs. Data – “The cost, the price, the value of aviation data” – Panel: Diego Magrini, Aviowiki; Clifford Berrington, Vistajet; Shaan Bhanji, FlyEasy; Clint Taliana, TMCAD; David Hunkin, Total AOC

11:00

Coffee Break

11:30

European Business Aviation – Expanding Horizons Campaign – Business Aviation in Malta: a world of opportunities Pursuing a career in Business Aviation: Opening Expanding Horizons Video

Introduce the panel: Imagine your career in business aviation, a panel moderated by Taunya Reyson Martin

11:50

Presentation/testimonials from Industry Reps about careers in BizAv – Andrea Spiteri, Operations Officer DC Aviation; Jeffrey Howard Cranmer, Head of Recruitment BizAv Services Ltd.; Stanley Bugeja, President Malta Business Aviation Association

12:30

Lunch (Sponsored by GVZH Advocates)

13:30

Innovation in Risk Management; how a data-led approach is changing the way operators manage risk – Mr. Andrew Nicholson, CEO Osprey Flight Solutions

14:00

UPRT integration in training syllabi and other Training Challenges – moderated by Daniel Planes, Flight Safety; Fernando Sanchez, Regional Director & Training Operations; EASA DHT/CFI, Flight Safety International Panel; Herman Zandt, applyDISC.com; Philip Apap Bologna, Director, BizAv Services; Clifford Chetcuti, CEO, Air Malta

14:45

Plenary Session 3: The Case Against Further Aviation Taxation – Diarmuid O’Conghaile, RyanAir

15:00

Closing Remarks MACE 2020 – Clare Aguis

16:00

Exhibition Closing