Preliminary Agenda

Thursday, Sep. 24

   
  9:00 Registration and provision of conference documents
   
10:00 Welcome by the organizers
  Prof. Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund, Chair of the DLR Executive Board, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
  Prof. Dr. Johannes Reichmuth, Director of Institute of Air Transport and Airport Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
  Dr. Martin Streichfuss, Partner, Roland Berger
   
  Moderation:
  Christopher Siegloch, Director Portfolio Strategy, Deutsche Lufthansa
   
  SETTING THE SCENE – CHALLENGES IN THE AVIATION INDUSTRY
   
10:30 Market prospects for aviation – Forecasts and growth drivers
  Dr. Michael Kerkloh, CEO, Munich Airport
   
11:00 Research and innovation for long term challenges
  Keir Fitch, Head of Unit Research and Innovative Transport Systems, DG Mobility and Transport, European Commission
   
11:30 General framework for aviation: View out of the European box
  James Cherry, CEO Airport of Montréal
   
12:00 Managing the Airlines in a VUCA World
  Dr. Martin Streichfuss, Partner, Roland Berger
   
12:30 LUNCH BREAK
   
  VISIONARY THINKING FOR AVIATION
   
13:30 Challenges of airport development in a European capital
  Karsten Mühlenfeld, CEO Berlin Airports
   
14:00 Complexity challenges of strong growing areas
  Wu Qi, Partner, Roland Berger
   
14:30 Demand for commercial aircraft and innovations to drive efficiency
  Dr. Kiran Rao, EVP Strategy and Future Programs Airbus - to be confirmed
   
15:00 Forecasts and scenarios for long-term development
  Prof. Johannes Reichmuth, Director of Institute of Air Transport and Airport Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
   
15:30 COFFEE BREAK AND TRANSFER
   
  GUIDED TOURS
16:00 Philae landing control center
  ESA training facilities
   
  SPACE NIGHT
17:30 Reception
   
18:00 The Rosetta mission and the Philae Comet Lander
  Barbara Cozzoni, Lander Operations Engineer, DLR
   
  Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester
   
  Dinner (flying buffet)
   
22:00 End of day 1

Friday, Sep. 25

   
  8:45 Welcome by the organizers
  Prof. Dr. Johannes Reichmuth, Director of the Institute of Air Transport and Airport Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
  Dr. Martin Streichfuss, Partner, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
   
  Moderation:
  Christopher Siegloch, Director Portfolio Strategy, Deutsche Lufthansa
   
  RE-DESIGNING CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE ALONG THE AIR JOURNEY
   
  9:00 Re-designed customer approach targeting untapped market potential
  Kenny Jacobs, Chief Marketing Officer, Ryanair
   
  9:30 Sustain market position in a changing competitive environment
  Patrick Jeantet, Deputy CEO, ADP
   
10:00 New co-operation models along the whole value chain
  Helene Abraham, Executive Vice President Commercial, Air France HOP!
   
10:30 COFFEE BREAK
   
11:00 New opportunities driven by digitization
  Nicolas Notebaert, CEO, VINCI Airports
   
11:30 Operational predictability and innovative traffic control
  Xavier Fron, Performance Coordinator, Eurocontrol
   
12:00 Airlines and airports in a digital world
  Didier Brechemier, Partner, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
   
12:30 LUNCH BREAK
   
  INNOVATIVE MODELS FOR SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
   
13:30 Eurowings low-cost long distance flights – a new business model to revolutionize long-haul markets
  Michael Garvens, Chairman of the Management Board, Cologne Bonn Airport
   
14:00 New ways to airline profitability
  Jacques Le Pape, EVP Corporate Secretary, Air France
   
14:30 New Digitization of an airport's retail business
  Karl-Heinz Dietrich, Executive Vice President Retail and Properties, Fraport AG
   
15:00 Future of air travel – Implications for airlines
  Sadiq Gillani, Senior Vice President, Deutsche Lufthansa
   
15:30 Dynamic demand and capacity steering – DLR PAX Radar
  Dr. Andreas Deutschmann, Head of Airport Research Division, Institute of Air Transport and Airport Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
   
16:00 CLOSING SESSION
   
  Prof. Johannes Reichmuth, Director of Institute of Air Transport and Airport Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
  Dr. Martin Streichfuss, Partner, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
   
16:15 COFFEE BREAK AND DEPARTURE
   
  End of day 2