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The next challenges for the airline industry
The Next Challenges For The Airline Industry: How To Face The Economic Crisis With A Focus On Passenger Rights’ Protection 8.30 a.m. – 9.30 a.m. Registration and welcome coffee 9.30 a.m. – 9.45 a.m.   Opening of the Conference Prof. Paolo Boccardelli, Dean LUISS School of Business and Management 9.45 a.m. – 11.15 a.m. Panel I – Airline industry crisis, the role of regulators Moderator: Mr. Gianni Dragoni, Journalist, Il Sole 24 Ore, Rome Mr. Giacomo Aiello, Chief of Cabinet, Italian Ministry of Transport, Rome Mr. Alessio Quaranta, General Director, Italian Civil Aviation Authority,  Rome Mr. Andrea Pezzoli, Chief Economist, Antitrust Authority, Rome Regulators will discuss openly about their respective role and the challenges in the era of air industry crisis 11.15 a.m. – 01.00 p.m.  Panel II – Prospected revision of regulation 261/2004 Moderator: Prof. Mia Wouters, University of Ghent and LVP Law, Brussels Ms. Noura Rouissi, European Commission, DG MOVE, Passengers’ Rights Unit, Brussels Mr. Nikolai Ehlers, Partner, Ehlers, Ehlers & Partners, Munich Ms. Sorana Pop, Vice president Team Aviation Solution, Bucharest Mr. Sergio Papagni, Head of Legal, Alitalia, Rome Mr. Andrew Winterton, Head of Legal & Compliance, EasyJet Airlines, London Mr. Marcos Alvarez, General Counsel, Vueling, Barcelona Ms. Elizabeth Freidenberg, Partner, Freidenberg, Freidenberg & Lifsic, Buenos Aires How to reach a fair balance between protection of passenger rights and industry realities 01.00 p.m. – 02.15 p.m.  Light lunch 02.15 p.m. – 03.30 p.m.  Panel III – Consequences of airline insolvency and remedies Moderator: Prof. Pablo Mendes de Leon, Director, IIASL, University of Leiden, Leiden Mr. David Kendrick, Head, Airline Licensing & Consumer Issues, UK Civil Aviation Authority, London Ms. Mildred Trögeler, Manager Technical & Regulatory Affairs, Association  of European Airlines, Brussels Mr. Mark Bisset, Partner, Clyde & Co LLP, London Prof. Laura Pierallini, LUISS University and Studio Pierallini, Rome Mr. Werner Eyskens, Partner, AllenOvery, Brussels A focus on issues involving: aircraft repossession, recovery of credits and granting of temporary air carrier licenses 03.30 p.m. – 05.00 p.m. Operators’ roundtable Moderator: Prof. Laura Pierallini, LUISS University and Studio Pierallini, Rome Mr. Fathi Atti, Head of Government and Aeropolitical Affairs, Etihad Airways, United Arab Emirates Mr. Umberto Solimeno, President IBAR, Country Manager Italy Air   Canada, Rome Mr. Carmine Bassetti, CEO, Valerio Catullo Airport, Verona Mr. Roberto Scaramella, CEO, Meridiana Fly, Olbia Mr. Franco Pecci, President and CEO, Blue Panorama, Rome Mr. Michael Kraus, President and CEO, Air Dolomiti, Verona Mr. Fulvio Cavalleri, Vice President, Assaeroporti, Rome Mr. Federico Bonaudi, Manager – Facilitation, Regional Airports & Parliament Affairs, ACI Europe, Brussels The Conference closes by roundtable discussions on the conference’s topics among representatives of the operators 05.00 p.m. Closing address Prof. Vito Riggio, President, Italian Civil Aviation Authority, Rome The event is free, fill out the registration form The full-day conference releases 8 credits. L’intera giornata rilascerà 8 crediti formativi. INFORMATION AND QUERIES Ms. Rosita Romano, rromano@luiss.it THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

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