• State of the Airline Industry – The Continuum of Change
Pierre JEANNIOT – President & CEO – Jinmag Inc. & Director General Emeritus – IATA


  • Session 1
COLLABORATION - KEY TO SUCCESSFUL AIRLINE, GDS AND TRAVEL AGENT RELATIONS

State of the Distribution and mid-term perspectives
Jim DAVIDSON – President & CEO – Farelogix

Debate
Moderator:  Brian BARROW – Consultant

Scott ALVISChief Marketing Officer North AmericaAmadeus
Jim DAVIDSONPresident & CEOFarelogix
Javier GALLEGO – Director FDS Operations – IATA
Chris PHILLIPS – Managing Director Distribution Strategy – Delta Air Lines
Lars THYKIER – Chairman – World Travel Agency Association Alliance


  • Session 2
WORKING TOGETHER IN THE NEXT 5 YEARS? – KEY PLAYERS’ POINT OF VIEW

The point of view of ARC
Mike PREMO – President & CEO – ARC (Airlines Reporting Corporation)

Debate
Moderator: Richard BURGESS – President – APG Network

Richard BRADBERRY – Director of North America Marketing – Sabre Travel Network
Franck GOLDNADEL - Managing Director - Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
Paul RUDEN – Senior Vice President, Legal & Industry Affairs – ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents)
Mike PREMO – President & CEO – ARC (Airlines Reporting Corporation)


  • Session 3
THE NEW DISTRIBUTION TOOLS AND COMPANIES – IMPLICATIONS AND CONSEQUENCES ON THE AIRLINE DISTRIBUTION INDUSTRY

New Distribution Opportunities – State of the art and their evolution
Yanik HOYLES – Head of NDC – IATA
 
New Distribution Tools – State of the art and their evolution
Olivier HOURI – President & GM Global Transportation Industry – Unisys Corporation
 
 
Debate
Moderator: John MELCHIORConsultant

Olivier HOURI – President & GM Global Transportation Industry – Unisys Corporation
Yanik HOYLES – Head of NDC – IATA
Amos KHIM – Managing Director Distribution Strategy – United Airlines
Julie KYSE – VP Transport Americas – Expedia
Massimo MORIN – Head of Technical Sales EMEA & APAC – Google Travel
Robin RANKEN – Head of Supplier Relations Europe – Travelport


  • Session 4
BACK TO A COMMISSION PROGRAM?

Airlines and travel agents, the dynamics of a win-win relationship
Frédéric PIERRET – CEO – UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization)

Debate
Moderator: Jim FOSTER – COO – APG Network

Otto DE VRIES – CEO – ASATA (Association of South African Travel Agents)
Satoru FUJIKI – CEO – Infini Travel Information
Ralph KAISER – CEO – UATP
Frédéric PIERRET – CEO – UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization)
Sandrine de SAINT SAUVEUR – President & CEO – APG Inc
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Julie Dufour,
May 19, 2014, 8:12 AM