Please note the below agenda is subject to change.

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Registration
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Welcome
Speaker
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Airline CEO: International Airlines Group (IAG)

The Chief Executive of International Airlines Group (IAG) will deliver a keynote speech setting out his aspirations for the airline group and UK aviation sector’s recovery.

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A focus on rebuilding and growth - Panel & Q&A

The DfT Aviation Director joins the three senior airline trade body representatives in the UK to discuss their forward looking focus and initiatives towards meeting industry key objectives for the year ahead.

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Networking Break
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State of the industry

IATA’s Director General, Willie Walsh, will provide a video interview with Graham Dunn, Executive Editor, Flight Global outlining his thoughts and insights on the UK’s approach to international travel during the pandemic and how, as the sector starts to rebuild, the UK can reposition itself as a pre-eminent aviation market on the world stage.

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Ministerial keynote

Hear from the Aviation Minister as he is interviewed on the UK Government’s strategy on rebuilding the UK’s role in global aviation.

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Industry leaders and Government - Panel and Q&A

Airlines leaders and the CEO of the UK CAA come together to discuss the initiatives and ideas from government and their own business that can deliver the joint objectives of a diverse and prosperous aviation sector that will play a leading role in the UK’s economic recovery.

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    Lunch
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    Airline CEO Interview: KLM

    A focus on how major EU carrier KLM with a substantial UK footprint sees the UK market from an overseas perspective including the importance of it's regional connectivity to the prosperity of the UK regions. What are the opportunities? How could the UK develop its aviation sector for inbound and outbound markets?

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    Rebuilding the sustainability agenda - Panel & Q&A

    The panel will discuss the conclusions of COP26 and what innovations and policies will be required to enable a cash starved industry to rebuild and still deliver against its sustainability goals. 

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    Airline CEO Interview

     A fireside chat with Shai Weiss on the journey ahead for Virgin Atlantic and his hopes for the UK aviation sector. 

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    Closing Remarks
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    Networking Reception