Agenda

Wednesday October 30, 2019

DAY 1

12:00 – 16:00

The challenges and dynamic changes of General Aviation – TMCAD

16:00

Aviation Expo Opening

18:30

Pre-Conference Networking Dinner (Inquire about Sponsorship Opportunities)

Thursday October 31, 2019

DAY 2

8:00

Registration
Welcome Breakfast (Inquire about Sponsorship Opportunities)

9:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:10

Conference Opening – Dr. Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta

9:25

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

9:40

Plenary Session 1: Aviation Industry Overview and Outlook – International Speaker

10:20

Plenary Session 2: The Maltese Aviation Cluster – Captain Charles Pace, Director General Civil Aviation Directorate, Transport Malta

11:00
11:30

Breakout Sessions *

Session 1: Maintenance

Session 2: Safety

Session 3: Regulatory

Session 4: European Business Aviation – Expanding Horizons Campaign – Business Aviation in Malta: a world of opportunities

11:30

Welcome/keynote by EBAA General Secretary Mr. Athar Khan – Contributing to a Stronger Europe

11:45

Keynote by  MBAA President and Managing Director DC Aviation Mr. Stanley Bugeja – Contributing to a Stronger Malta

12:00

Panel 1: “Business Aviation in Malta: positive impact and challenges ahead” – Mr. Razvan Stefan – CEO Emperor Aviation,  Mr. David Grivet – Manager European Affairs EBAA, Dr. Filippo Maria Arcaleni – Associate DF Advocates, Dr. Katrina Abela – Senior Associate GVZH

13:00
14:30

Afternoon Sessions

Session 5: Aircraft Finance & LeasingMAMO TCV/Pricewaterhouse/Knighthood Capital

Session 6: Education & Training

Session 7: Regulatory

Session 8: European Business Aviation – Expanding Horizons Campaign – Business Aviation in Malta: a world of opportunities

14:30

Panel 2 “What future for Business Aviation in Europe?” – Dr. Anita Sengupta Chief Product Officer at ASX, Mr. Athar Khan EBAA General Secretary

15:15

“BizAv: a competitive advantage for businesses” – A first-hand account of the
essential role business aviation plays in corporate productivity, security and competitiveness.

16:30
17:00

Plenary Session 3: The future of urban air transport – Dr. Anita Sengupta Chief Product Officer at ASX ( Airspace Experience Technologies ) . She was the lead systems engineer of the team that developed the revolutionary supersonic parachute system that was deployed during the landing of  Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity.

17:45

Closing Remarks

19:30
Friday November 1, 2019

DAY 3

8:00
9:00

Opening Remarks

9:05

Plenary Session 1

9:45

Plenary Session 2: Information Technology & Innovations in Aviation – (Invited Webmanuals/FLXX/Honeywell/Centrik)

10:45
11:30

Breakout Sessions *

European Business Aviation – Expanding Horizons Campaign – Business Aviation in Malta: a world of opportunities

11:30

Pursuing a career in Business Aviation

  • Opening Expanding Horizons Video
  • Presentation of industry
  • Presentation/testimonials from Industry Reps about careers in BizAv – Dr Adnan Brambo – CEO iJet, Andrea Spiteri – Operations Officer DC Aviation, Desiree Perez – Head Coach Up Ltd.
13:00
14:30

Afternoon Sessions – Different perspectives on Aviation
Presentation 1 – Airport
Presentation 2 – Air Traffic

14:30 – 15:00

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

16:00
16:30

Plenary Session 3: The Aviation Industry of the Future – International Speaker

17:15

Closing Remarks – See you at MACE 2020