Please note this agenda is subject to change.
An opening keynote speaker from the Chief Executive Officer of Virgin Atlantic, Shai Weiss, who will set out his vision and view on the vital role that the sector plays in the UK’s future economic prospects.
The key government departments and the aviation trade bodies come together to discuss future government strategy and policy on aviation. How to tackle the implementation challenge? Ambition to rebuild so the sector can once again lead globally.
Aviation plays a key role in all our lives - whether leisure or business travel, or the movement of vital cargo. But is this properly understood? A panel of industry leaders will debate what aviation contributes to UK plc.
The Aviation Minister will deliver an address followed by an interview on the UK Government’s strategic framework for aviation.
Sustainability will run through all future policy debates. A leading panel will discuss whether the sector is on track to meet its net zero commitments? How did the recent ICAO Assembly move the debate forwards globally? Can we ensure the rapid growth and delivery of SAF?
A wide-ranging interview with the Director General of IATA on global and UK matters including the outlook for the global aviation industry post covid, how the sector is dealing with the current challenges faced by geopolitical and macroeconomic events as well as a discussion around global sustainability issues focused on ICAO.
A panel of senior industry leaders round off the day with their insights on how to implement the key strategies and policies needed to deliver the Government’s strategic framework for aviation. How can we move from theory to reality and tangibly make sure aviation is recognised as a strategic asset for the UK within Whitehall and the UK Government.