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AGENDA

Please note that all sessions are listed in Dubai time (GMT +4)

16:00 REGISTRATION OPENS

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17:30 WELCOMING COCKTAIL RECEPTION

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Location: Pool Deck 5/F

08:00 REGISTRATION

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08:00 NETWORKING BREAKFAST

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09:00 OPENING REMARKS

09:15 SESSION ONE: Air cargo in the Middle East: The future of mega hubs and spokes

PANEL

  • Passenger fleet and network trajectories and what this means for air cargo transiting through the region.  
  • Belly-to-freighter interplay in 2022 and beyond. 
  • Renewing the region’s freighter fleet for a post-2027 world. 

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MODERATOR:

Frederic Horst, Managing Director, Cargo Facts Consulting

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10:15 SESSION TWO: Fireside Chat

Henrik Ambak, Senior Vice President, Cargo Operations Worldwide at Emirates SkyCargo will take the stage to talk economy, innovation, and trends in freighter fleets and equipment. 

MODERATOR:

Jeff Lee, Deputy Editor, Cargo Facts

10:45 MID-MORNING BREAK

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11:30 SESSION THREE: Freighter fleet forecast: Prospects and obstacles for future fleet growth and change

PRESENTATION

  • A 20-year fleet forecast broken out by freighter type 
  • Key factors that will influence conversion activity and production program development 
  • The economic factors that will matter most to the airfreight sector over the next 20 years 

PRESENTER:

Frederic Horst, Managing Director, Cargo Facts Consulting

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12:15 LUNCHEON

BOEING MARKET SPOTLIGHT PRESENTATION

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13:45 SESSION FOUR: What’s new in airfreight technology and innovation

PANEL

  • An exciting group of startup founders and innovators on new tech investment and adoption 
  • Regulatory hurdles and challenges 
  • Aiding humans with alternative equipment 

PANELISTS

MODERATOR:

Andrew Crider, Associate Editor, Cargo Facts

14:30 AFTERNOON BREAK

15:00 SESSION FIVE: Fireside Chat

Richard Greener, Head of Cargo at AerCap will take the stage to talk economy, innovation, and trends in freighter fleets and equipment. 

MODERATOR:

JJ Hornblass, Chief Executive Officer, Cargo Facts

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15:30 SESSION SIX: Fleet modernization and expansion in EMEA express

PANEL

  • Trends in time-definite express delivery across Africa, Europe and the Middle East. 
  • Marketshare update.  
  • Evolution of ACMI & Charter to own-controlled. 

PANELISTS

MODERATOR:

Jeff Lee, Deputy Editor, Cargo Facts

17:30 2022 CARGO FACTS EMEA GALA DINNER

Join Cargo Facts and your fellow attendees for our annual CF EMEA Gala Dinner. The Gala Dinner is included in your conference registration. Attendees MUST be pre-registered for the dinner to attend.

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08:00 REGISTRATION

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08:00 NETWORKING BREAKFAST

09:00 OPENING REMARKS

9:05 SESSION SEVEN: Narrowbody freighters: a widening field of operators and types

PANEL

  • EMEA appetite for narrowbody conversions.    
  • Reconnecting freighter conversion supply chains. 
  • How much narrowbody lift do airlines need?

PANELISTS

MODERATOR:

Guillermo Ochovo, Analyst, Cargo Facts Consulting 

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9:50 SESSION EIGHT: Freighters and conversions: the lessor perspective

PANEL

  • Growing lessor interest in the latest generation of freighter conversions. 
  • Taking the plunge into 737NGs, A320s, A321s and A330s. 
  • Is the market at risk of overheating? 

PANELISTS

MODERATOR:

Jeff Lee, Deputy Editor, Cargo Facts

10:45 MID-MORNING BREAK

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11:15 SESSION NINE: Fueling sustainable aviation

PANEL

  • Carbon emissions targets and an industry progress report.  
  • Engine tech and aircraft upgrades to minimize fuel burn.  
  • Alternatives to kerosene: the role of electric, SAFs and fuel cells in delivering sustainable thrust.  

PANELISTS

MODERATOR:

Andrew Crider, Associate Editor, Cargo Facts

11:45 SESSION TEN: The future of air cargo capacity sales and distribution: is a paradigm shift on the horizon?

PANEL

  • An assessment of capacity distribution models and the role of freight forwarders, GSAs and digital platforms.  
  • The great shift: from capacity to product  
  • The next phase of digital booking capabilities  

PANELISTS

MODERATOR:

Guillermo Ochovo, Analyst, Cargo Facts Consulting 

12:30 LUNCHEON 

EFW MARKET SPOTLIGHT PRESENTATION 

PRESENTOR

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14:00 CONCLUSION