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Connectivity & IFE Business Case Summit

Europe’s leading airline/airport technology show

6-8 June 2018 RDS, Dublin, Ireland

CO-LOCATED WITH:

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Strategic Partner

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FTE ancillary Strategic Partner JetBlue Technology Ventures

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Strategic Partner Dublin Airport

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Strategic Partner APEX

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FTE ancillary gold sponsor rockwell-collins

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FTE ancillary gold sponsor sita

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FTE ancillary gold sponsor travelaer

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FTE ancillary gold sponsor Volantio

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FTE ancillary silver sponsor FLIO-LOGO

Connectivity & IFE Business Case Summit – delivered in partnership with APEX


Tuesday 5th June

Tuesday 5th June 09:00 - 19:00

FTE Startup Hub Live (members only)


The FTE Startup Hub has been developed to make it as easy as possible for corporate innovators and startups in the air transport and travel sector to connect both digitally and physically, engage in meaningful discussions and lay the foundations for future collaboration. Our FTE Startup Hub Live Day is the platform by which we will facilitate face-to-face engagement between our Corporate Partners and startup/scaleup members. Learn more here.

Wednesday 6th June - Day 1


09:00 - 09:30
Registration Opens

09:30 - 10:30
Exhibition Opens


Speaker Invited

Wednesday 6th June 10:30 - 12:00

Opening Keynote Session

Welcome Address


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Daniel Coleman
Founder
Future Travel Experience

How will Hyperloop change travel forever, and will it replace or complement existing modes of travel?

YJ Fischer
Head of International Business Development
Virgin Hyperloop One

YJ is the Senior International Business Development Lead at Virgin Hyperloop One. She works at the intersection of business development, international policy, and law to shape market entry strategy globally. She is a seasoned lawyer and public policy professional.

Prior to joining Virgin Hyperloop One, she worked for a decade crafting policy across state, federal, and international governments. YJ served at the United States Department of State, implementing the Iran nuclear deal, and was chief of staff for the highest ranked career diplomat.

YJ received her B.A. from Barnard College and her J.D. from Columbia University. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the State Department’s Meritorious Honor Award and Kirkland & Ellis Pro Bono Service Award.

Registration is free for airlines and discounted for airports Register now


12:00 - 13:30
Lunch in the exhibition hall


Speaker Invited

Wednesday 6th June 13:30 - 15:00

Connectivity & IFE Business Case Summit Part 1 – Full Service Carriers

Moderator


Maryann Simson
Director
APEX Media

Case studies


Working with different suppliers to keep passengers connected on short-haul and long-haul services

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Brian Richardson
Director of Aircraft Interiors, Inflight Entertainment & Connectivity
American Airlines

Identifying the best connectivity solution to meet your own airline’s specific needs

Babar Rahman
Head of Global Sponsorships, CSR & IFEC
Qatar Airways

More speakers to be announced very soon

Why rolling out inflight connectivity on its short and medium haul fleet was a must for SAS, after its experience with implementation on its long haul aircraft.

Mikael Grönlund
Program Manager Onboard Wifi
SAS
Gunilla Ait-El Mekki
Manager Onboard Connectivity
SAS

Registration is free for airlines and discounted for airports Register now


15:00 - 16:00
Coffee Break


Speaker Invited

Wednesday 6th June 16:00 - 17:30

Connectivity & IFE Business Case Summit Part 2 – LCCs and Leisure Carriers

Moderator


Maryann Simson
Director
APEX Media

Case studies


The story behind building a business case for a Ku connectivity service

Tara Bamburg
Manager, Inflight WiFi and Entertainment
Southwest Airlines

What was the thinking behind Thomas Cook Group Airlines’ decision to invest in a portable IFE-C solution, and what impact is it having on passenger experiences and revenues?

Karin Herting
Product Manager Cabin Quality
Thomas Cook Group Airlines

More speakers to be announced very soon

Registration is free for airlines and discounted for airports Register now


Speaker Invited

Wednesday 6th June 17:30 - 19:00

Networking Drinks & FTE Europe Innovation & Ancillary Awards Ceremony in the exhibition hall

The FTE Europe Innovation & Ancillary Awards return for 2018 and will recognise one European airline and one European airport for their innovation and customer experience leadership. Three FTE Ancillary Awards will also be presented, recognising the three most pioneering airlines across the world that have tapped into digital advancements to create new ancillary revenue streams throughout the passenger journey.

Registration is free for airlines and discounted for airports Register now

Thursday 7th June - Day 2


Speaker Invited

Thursday 7th June 09:00 - 09:30

Special Keynote for all participants

Applying F1™ Thinking to Aviation. Lessons learned from racing.

Jim Newton
Director
McLaren Applied Technologies
Martin Bowman
Aviation Technology Director
Deloitte

Formula 1™ racing is one of the most dynamic and high-performance sports in the world. Historically, it relied on the skills of its drivers and the engineering of its cars to bring about success. However, over the last 20 years McLaren Applied Technologies has developed world-leading real-time analytics, personalised design and performance management systems, to deliver competitive advantage.

McLaren and Deloitte have joined forces to bring together the deep industry understanding and delivery capabilities of a market-leading global consultancy with the experience of applying new technologies from a world class engineering and advanced technology business. In this session, McLaren and Deloitte will explore how predictive analytics, sensor technologies and IOT, blended with Formula 1™ thinking, are being applied by leading airlines, airports and other industry stakeholders, to improve aircraft turnaround, OTP and on-the-day operations.

Registration is free for airlines and discounted for airports Register now


Speaker Invited

Thursday 7th June 09:30 - 10:30

Second Working Session: Design Thinking & Co-Creation Approaches

Co-creation the KLM way

Sander Stomph
Director ODS (Design Doing & Data Science)
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Christine-De-Lille
Christine De Lille
Professor Innovation Networks
TU Delft/THUAS

Registration is free for airlines and discounted for airports Register now


10:30 - 11:15
Coffee Break


Speaker Invited

Thursday 7th June 11:15 - 12:45

Joint Session for “Ancillary” & “Connectivity & IFE Business Case Summit” delegates

Second Working Session: Increasing revenues during the day of travel

Format: The moderator will briefly set the scene and then there will be a series of 10-minute case study presentations outlining an innovative approach for each phase of the travel process. After each presentation there will be a 10-minute panel discussion between all the speakers to explore other methods and ideas that could drive improvements in that phase of travel, before we move onto the next presentation. This format will ensure that all of the speakers can share their views across the day of travel experience.

Moderator


Robin Hopper
SVP Product & Marketing
GuestLogix

Panellists


Increasing revenues from Home to Airport

Mariana Fonseca Medina
Director of Ancillary & Merchandising Strategy
American Airlines

Increasing revenues at the Airport

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Representative
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FLIO


Increasing revenues Inflight

Sari Nevanlinna
Head of Ancillary Business
Finnair

Increasing revenues from Arrivals to Return flight

Simon Dempsey
CEO
Like Where

Registration is free for airlines and discounted for airports Register now


12:45 - 14:00
Lunch in the exhibition hall


Speaker Invited

Thursday 7th June 14:00 - 15:30

Third Working Session – The Connectivity & IFE Business Case Unconference Session

Unconference is a facilitated, participant-driven approach without presentation slides or AV where delegates can share experiences and ideas. At the start of the session, each delegate will join one of the discussion groups (each with their own captain) who will lead discussions on each table to exchange thoughts, ideas, experiences, learnings, frustrations and potential ways forward. Delegates will then play an important role driving the discussions and forming ideas and conclusions within that group, which will be shared by the captains through the post-event report, and passed to industry associations to help influence their next steps, so the good work can live beyond our time together in Dublin.

Working Groups:

  • Inflight Connectivity & IFE strategies for Full Service Carriers
  • Inflight Connectivity & IFE strategies for Low Cost Carriers
  • Inflight Connectivity & IFE strategies for Leisure Carriers
  • Driving customer connectivity take-up onboard

Captains to be announced soon

Registration is free for airlines and discounted for airports Register now


15:30 - 16:30
Coffee Break


Speaker Invited

Thursday 7th June 16:30 - 17:30

Closing Keynote Session

Moderator


daniel-coleman
Daniel Coleman
Founder
Future Travel Experience

How are Ryanair’s plans to become the “Amazon of Travel” progressing?

Kenny Jacobs
Chief Marketing Officer
Ryanair

Kenny Jacobs was appointed Chief Marketing Officer in February 2014. He joined from Moneysupermarket PLC where he held the same title. He has predominantly worked in retail, having been Marketing Director for Tesco Ireland and Brand Director for Tesco UK. Prior to this he worked for German-based retailer, Metro Group in several marketing roles across Europe & Asia.

Registration is free for airlines and discounted for airports Register now


Speaker Invited

Thursday 7th June 20:00 - 22:30

The FTE Networking Party & Pub Crawl

From 8pm. Live Traditional Irish Music. Drink, Food & Craic.

Following an incredible two days of learning, networking and inspiration, FTE Dublin builds towards an exciting, fun-filled crescendo through our unique closing social event where we will take over neighbouring pubs on Dublin’s historic Dame Lane. Each location will provide a different flavour, ambience and entertainment to showcase Ireland’s famous hospitality. The night will undoubtedly live long in the memory, and help forge new relationships, and business prospects, for all.

Registration is free for airlines and discounted for airports Register now

Friday 8th June - Day 3


Speaker Invited

Friday 8th June 10:00 - 14:00

Tours & Activities

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Dublin City Culture Walking Tour

Our Dublin-based “Destination Inspiration Partner” LikeWhere has kindly offered delegates of FTE Europe/Ancillary the opportunity to join them for a Culture Walking Tour of Dublin City, offering a local taste of Dublin in a two-hour guided tour of the historical and cultural sights of this beautiful city.

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Dublin Airport Tours

Now fully booked

The tours will cover a range of the airport’s most innovative facilities and services, including the all-day US Preclearance facility and the 51st & Green lounge, which is Europe’s only dedicated US Preclearance lounge. Delegates will also be able to take in the Fast Track services and the airport’s executive lounges in this unique opportunity to go behind the scenes, and gain executive insight on these efforts, at Dublin Airport.

Registration is free for airlines and discounted for airports Register now

Why Dublin?


As well as being home to forward-thinking air transport industry organisations like Ryanair, Aer Lingus and daa, Dublin is an incubator for startups and Europe’s hotbed of innovation. In addition, the RDS is Ireland’s leading event venue and is located right in the heart of Dublin city.

Vital Event Information

Future Travel Experience Europe 2018 is Europe’s only end-to-end airline/airport technology event, bringing together airlines, airports, OEMs, suppliers and various other air transport and travel industry leaders.

Event
Future Travel Experience Europe 2018
Date
- June 2018
Location
RDS, Dublin, Ireland

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