Hear from the most inspirational speakers from inside and outside of the industry, delivering candid and revealing insights to help future-proof our sector

The conferences will also focus on a wider range of topics, including Digital Transformation & Automation; Health, Sanitisation & Testing; Future Airport & Inflight Experiences; Design & Technology; Cost Reduction & Operational Efficiency; Reimagined Guest Experiences; Identity, Biometrics & Security; Protecting & Empowering Workforce; Offsite & New Processing Practices; Robotics & Autonomous Vehicles; 5G; Digital Twins; Urban Air Mobility; Commercial, Retail & Ancillary Innovation, and perhaps most importantly considering our theme – Sustainability – with a case study focused approach that will help to champion innovations from around the world.

Our conference sessions build on our landmark keynotes, and we deliver a memorable learning experience by providing progressive insights from industry leaders, technology giants, disruptors, parallel industries, academia and startups across the multiple conference tracks that will take place across the show.

We make a concerted effort to differentiate ourselves from the crowd and to embrace conference session formats that facilitate the best level of knowledge-sharing and interactivity. With this in mind, FTE Global 2022 will include a raft of formats, including Think Tanks, Guest Sessions, Symposiums, Briefings, Technical Workshops, and ‘Our Next Guest Needs No Introduction’ interviews. The conferences will also focus on a wider range of topics, including Digital Transformation & Automation; Health, Sanitisation & Testing, Future Airport & Inflight Experiences, Design & Technology, Cost Reduction & Operational Efficiency; Reimagined Guest Experiences; Identity, Biometrics & Security, Protecting & Empowering Workforce; Offsite & New Processing Practices; Robotics & Autonomous Vehicles; 5G, Digital Twins, Urban Air Mobility, Commercial, Retail & Ancillary Innovation, and perhaps most importantly considering our theme – Sustainability - with a case study focused approach that will help to champion innovations from around the world.

The FTE Global 2022 conference agendas are currently under development, but to give you a sense of the quality and focus of our agendas you can see below links to the 2021 agendas:

2021 Confirmed Speakers Included:

Matt Muta

Vice President Innovation

Delta Air Lines

Rosemary A. Vassiliadis

Director of Aviation

Clark County Department of Aviation

Michael Leskinen


United Airlines Ventures & Vice President of Corporate Development and Investor Relations, United Airlines

Alison Taylor

Chief Customer Officer

American Airlines

Juha Jarvinen


Virgin Atlantic

Andrew O’Brian


Reach Airports & Chair of ACI Latin America & Caribbean (ACI LAC)

Patrick Klein

Director of Aviation

Kansas City Aviation Department

Amy Burr


JetBlue Technology Ventures

Austin Gould

Assistant Administrator, RCA

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Diane J. Sabatino

Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

David Wilson

Chief Operations Officer

Oman Airports Management Company

Julie Rath

VP, Customer Experience & Reservations

American Airlines

Dave McCormick

Managing Director, Product & Design

Alaska Airlines

Mariana Fonseca Medina

VP of eCommerce

Virgin Voyages

Christian Draeger

VP Customer Experience

Star Alliance

Robin Riedel


McKinsey & Company

Diana Zhou

Senior Director of Global Business Development

Virgin Hyperloop

Brian Loo

Senior Director of Operations Development

Meow Wolf

Joseph Alesia

Sr. Vice President Corporate Development

Ferrovial Airports

Joshua Hirschheimer

Practice Lead - Aerospace, Transportation and Logistics

Porsche Consulting

Mike Byrom

Vice President, Airport Services

Spirit Airlines

Kevin Kleist

Emerging Trends Advisor

Southwest Airlines

Daniel McCoy

Chief Innovation Officer

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Greg Forbes

Managing Director Airport Experience

Delta Air Lines

Jason Lim

Identity Management Capability Manager

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Sarah Clark

Senior Vice President - Digital Identity


Duncan Walker

Founder and CEO


Paul Cullen

Vice President - Real Estate

Southwest Airlines

Russell Roberts

Chief Information Officer and Assistant Administrator for the Office of Information Technology

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Dr. Bjoern Becker

Head of Future Intercontinental Experience Program


Dean Donovan

Managing Director

DiamondStream Partners & Founder/Director, Volaris

Naashom Marx

Sr. Manager of Strategic Innovation

Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport

Antoine Rostworowski

Senior Vice President, Programmes and Commercial Services

ACI World

Hildur Haarde

Service Director

PLAY airlines

Sammy Patel

Vice President, Commercial & Chief Executive Officer, Midway Partnership

Vantage Airport Group

Samuel Ingalls


Barich, Inc

Bill Carleton

Director, Program Management

NEC Corporation of America

Sherry Stein

Head of Technology Strategy, Americas


Dave Wilson

Director, Airport Innovation

Port of Seattle

Ilya Gutlin

Chief Commercial Officer

Elenium Automation

Jeff Lennon

VP Head of Strategic Sales & Global Partnerships


Steven Tate


Blndspt.com & Elevation Software

William Earle A'Hern

VP Business Development


Clyde Hutchinson

General Partner

Team ABC (former Head of Viva Air Labs)

Jay Sorensen

President - Product, Partnership and Marketing Practice

IdeaWorks Company

Velis Eleftheriou

Vertiports Operations Manager

Volocopter (& former ATM Strategy & Development Manager, Dubai Airports)

Daniel Coleman

Founder & CEO

Future Travel Experience

Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr

Chairman and CEO

Allegiant Air

Jaron Millner

Director, Head of Carrier oneworld Digitalisation

Oneworld Management Company

Matt Gilkeson

Director, Innovation Task Force

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Marta Dimitrova

Editor & FTE Hub Community Manager

Future Travel Experience

Yvonne Bilshausen

Vice President of Aviation, U.S. West & Canada

Hill International, Inc

Idar Sørgjerd

Manager, Baggage Handling Service, Technical Infrastructure & Innovations


Gina Jacobs

Program Manager, Airport Innovation and Customer Experience

San Diego International Airport

Dee Evans

Director of Information Systems

Breeze Airways

Christina Cassotis


Pittsburgh International Airport

Roeland Visser

Senior Consultant

InterVISTAS Consulting

Andrew Price

Head of Baggage Transformation

Future Travel Experience

Melissa Conley

Executive Director of Capability Management and Innovation

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Lisa Sullivan

SVP of Travel and Transport


Benji Hutchinson

President and COO


Dr. Mike Bergmann

Solution Architect Information Systems


Michelle Brantley

Chief Planning Officer

Ontario International Airport

Korijn Defever

Senior Manager Operational Excellence

Airport Intelligence by Brussels Airport

Chris Runde

Corporate Strategy & Innovation

Ross & Baruzzini

Rick Belliotti

Director, Innovation and Customer Experience Design

San Diego International Airport

Lynette DuJohn

VP Innovation and Chief Information Officer

Vancouver Airport Authority

Patrice Gordon

Commercial Strategy Development Director

Virgin Atlantic

Billy Bohan Chinique

Senior Manager, Digital Experience & Marketing Technology

Virgin Voyages

Sara Luchian

Director of Passenger Experience

Virgin Hyperloop

Keenan Shimko

Senior Consultant, Consumer Products/Retail Strategy & Operations

Porsche Consulting

Caroline Tomlinson

Day of Travel Experience Manager

Alaska Airlines

Gary McDonald

President, North America

Materna IPS USA Corp.

Dr. Joe Leader



Jim St. Clair

Executive Director

Linux Foundation Public Health

Patrick Sgueglia

Product Manager - Regulatory Services & Biometrics


Akira Mitsumasu

VP, Global Marketing & CX

Japan Airlines & Member of the APEX Board of Directors

Ryan Ghee

Head of Strategy & Development

Future Travel Experience

Charles Duncan

President, Swoop & Executive Vice President


Frank Barich


Barich, Inc

Michael Tan


Scarabee Aviation Group

Nick Scott

Director of Planning

United Airlines

Darin Juby

Director Baggage Services

Greater Toronto Airports Authority

Jason Odey

Director, Global Baggage Excellence

Air Canada

Shabbir Girach

Managing Director


Per Engelbrechtsen

Business Development Director

Beumer Group

Augusto Santos

Head of Design and Innovation Team

Collins Aerospace

Paul Puopolo

Executive Vice President of Innovation

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

Cheryl Davies

Area Port Director, Los Angeles International Airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Nael Samha

Acting Executive Director - Targeting and Analysis Systems Program Directorate

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Dwight Smith

Chief Visionary Officer

Paragon VTOL Aerospace

Bryant Walker

ACM / Aviation Administrator

City of Brownsville – Department of Aviation

Arturo Garcia-Alonso



Mike Whitaker

Chief Policy Officer

Hyundai Motor Group

Will Nicholas

Head of US Business Development


Sveinn Akerlie



Disney Lo

Assistant Manager, Production Systems Promotion, IT Planning

Japan Airlines

Adam Fish

CEO & Founder


Rana Ghosh

Vice President, Omnichannel

Spirit Airlines

Martin Jones



Larry Leung

Principal and CXO


Amy Malaki

Director of Partnerships & Policy


Carlos Faxas

Director, eCommerce and Digital Product

Air Canada

David Ludwick

Director, Mobility & IoT Solutions, MOVE Global Connect

TATA Communications

Edgar Green

Head of Information Technology

Global Crossing Airlines

Björn Jahncke

Project and Change Management Consultant

Lufthansa Systems

Stephen Tukavkin

Vice President IT & Digital

JFK International Air Terminal

Job Heimerikx



Kian T. Gould

Chairman of the Board


Ole Orvér

Chief Commercial Officer


Scott Kichline

Assistant Director - Aviation: Business / Commercial Development

McCarran International Airport

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Vital Event Information

Future Travel Experience Global 2022 is a global forum that brings together airlines, airports, government agencies, vendors, start-ups, terminal designers, architects, ground handlers, destination partners and various other travel industry stakeholders to learn, collaborate and be inspired on their next moves to transform their organisations’ passenger experience, business performance & sustainability strategies.

Future Travel Experience Global 2022
- September 2022
ARIA Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, United States