14.00 – 14.30      Registration

14.30 – 14.40      Welcome

  • Pierre Jean Coulon, President of the Section Transport, Energy, Information Society of the EESC

14.40 – 14.50 The EESC's opinion on the proposal "Aviation: An Open and Connected Europe"

  • Jacek Krawczyk, President of Employers Group of EESC, Rapporteur of opinion "Aviation: An Open and Connected Europe"

14.50 – 15.20 Keynote speeches

  • Henrik Hololei, General-Director, DG MOVE, European Commission
  • N.N., Representative of the Presidency of the Council of the EU (tbc)

15.20 – 16.20 Air traffic management continuity: What is the situation now?

Moderator

  • Filip Cornelis, Director Aviation, DG MOVE, European Commission

Panellists

  • Joe Sultana, Director, Network Manager, EUROCONTROL
  • Maurice Georges, Director, Direction générale de l'Aviation civile, France
  • Thorsten Dirks, CEO Eurowings Group, Member of Lufthansa Group Executive Board
  • Charles-André Quesnel, ETF Air Traffic Management Committee President
  • Allan Edmondson, Head of Transport, European Tourism Association ETOA (tbc)
  • Jean-Denis Larrere, ATCEUC

Q&A

16.20 – 16.40 Coffee break

16.40 – 17.40 Air traffic management and industrial relations: Ways forward

Moderator

  • Jacek Krawczyk, President of Employers Group of EESC, Rapporteur of opinion "Aviation: An Open and Connected Europe"

Panellists

  • Piotr Samson, President, ULC Civil Aviation Authority, Poland
  • Gȕnter Martis, Director European Affairs, CANSO
  • François Ballestero, Political Secretary Civil Aviation, European Transport Workers' Federation
  • Thomas Reynaert, Managing Director, Airlines for Europe A4E
  • Alain Siebert, SESAR Joint Undertaking
  • Pete Curran, Safety and Flight Operations Europe, International Air Transport Association

Q&A

17.45 – 18.00 Concluding remarks

  • Filip Cornelis, Director Aviation, DG MOVE, European Commission
  • Jacek Krawczyk, President of Employers Group of EESC, Rapporteur of opinion "Aviation: An Open and Connected Europe"

 

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