Presentations 2013

PRESENTATIONS

  • 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 ALVIS – Chief Marketing Officer North America – Amadeus

Jim DAVIDSON – President & CEO – Farelogix

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