EBACE2022 Program Schedule

Sunday, 22 May 2022 | Monday, 23 May 2022 | Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | Wednesday, 25 May 2022

 

Sunday, 22 May 2022

08:00 – 17:00
Exhibitor and Media Registration Open
08:00 – 17:00
Media Headquarters Open
13:00 – 14:30
EBACE Media Luncheon (By Invitation Only)

Sponsored by Embraer

Join us for this headline-driving event with speakers who are shaping the news in the European business aviation theatre today.

 

Monday, 23 May 2022

08:00 – 17:00
Attendee, Exhibitor and Media Registration Open
08:00 – 17:00
Media Headquarters Open
09:00 – 10:00
EBACE Opening Keynote Session

Keynote Speakers:
Zara Rutherford
Martina Navratilova

Innovation Zone

Inspiration will be a hallmark of EBACE2022, as highlighted in the show’s stirring kickoff featuring trailblazing 19-year-old Zara Rutherford, the Brussels-born pilot and the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe in a microlight aircraft. Martina Navratilova will share her perspectives on the ways that her passions – tennis and flying – have instilled key leadership skills applicable across many disciplines. Winner of an unprecedented 59 Grand Slam titles, Navratilova is an outspoken advocate of aggressive goal-setting.

10:00 – 17:00
Exhibit Hall and Aircraft Display Open
10:00 – 17:00
Innovation Pavilion Open
12:00 – 13:30
EBACE Newsmakers Luncheon (By Invitation Only)
Sustainability – A Flight Plan for the Future

Panelists:
Bryan Sherbacow, Alder Fuels
Erik Lindbergh, The Lindbergh Foundation and Verdego Aero
Dr. Anita Sengupta, Hydroplane Ltd.
James McMicking, ZeroAvia
Tine Tomažič PhD, Pipistrel
Kennedy Ricci, 4AIR

Moderator:
Lisa Stark, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning aviation journalist

This luncheon – part of the inaugural EBACE Business Aviation Sustainability Summit – will feature visionaries making inroads in tomorrow’s sustainable aviation fuels and offsetting solutions.

14:00 – 15:00
Operational Challenges in the Next 12 Months

Exhibit Hall Theater 1

Panelists:
James Collas, UAS
Sergey Starkov, FCG OPS
Manon Woitellier, JETEX

Moderator: Robert Baltus, EBAA

This must-attend session covers the main operations and regulatory challenges facing business aviation operators. Regulatory and operational experts will provide you with the most up-to-date information from Brussels and Cologne – including a special focus on the post-COVID-19 operations, operational consequences of the Ukraine crisis and introduction of the EU-LISA system.

14:00 – 15:30
The Pitch @ EBACE

Innovation Zone

Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Corporate Jet Investor

“Shark Tank” meets business aviation! Are you curious about what future products or services might be introduced to the aviation industry? Watch innovators and entrepreneurs make a live pitch to actual investors who might ultimately invest in their companies. Attendees of this session will have the opportunity to vote for a crowd favorite.

To participate in The Pitch @ EBACE, complete the online application.

15:30 – 16:30
State of Industry: Presentation & Data Insights

Exhibit Hall Theater 1

Panelists:
Richard Koe, WingX
Rolland Vincent, JETNET IQ
Oliver King, AVINODE

Moderator: Arthur Thomas, EBAA

In 2020, the world experienced an unprecedented health crisis, which had a more severe impact on air transport than 9/11 or the 2008/2009 global financial crisis. The COVID crisis was followed by a major conflict on the European continent in 2022. What is the way forward for European business aviation in this context?

Having heard feedback from EBACE attendees in previous years, this new session is meant to serve as a companion to the State of the Industry: Panel Discussion. In this new format business aviation expert-analysts will share key industry insights and up-to-date market intelligence through advanced data presentations.

15:30 – 16:20
Thought Leadership Session: Gogo Business Aviation

Exhibit Hall Theater 2

Session Sponsor
Gogo Business Aviation

16:00 – 16:45
Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) – Technical Panel

Innovation Zone

Panelists:
Juergen Wiese, Chairman EBAA, BMW AG
Jonathan Wood, Nesté
Sven Rieve, AirBP
Joao Martins, Jet Aviation

Bruce Parry, EBAA

Moderator:
Tim Obitts, National Air Transportation Association (NATA)

Part one of this two-part panel will demystify the use of SAF for potential users, explain the “Book & Claim” process, and share progress on the availability of SAF for operators going forward. The session will also provide an overview of recent regulatory changes and fully update delegates on the activities of the business aviation industry SAF Coalition.

16:45 – 17:30
Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) – OEM Panel

Innovation Zone

Panelists:
Charles Etter, Gulfstream
Melvyn Heard, GE
Thiery Lamant, Dassault Aviation
Frank Moesta, Rolls Royce
Nicole Kappos, Pratt & Whitney
Alvadi Serpa-Junior, Embraer

Moderator:
Tim Obitts, National Air Transportation Association (NATA)

For part two of this two-part panel, hear updates from business aircraft and engine manufacturers on their efforts to support SAF.

 

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

08:00 – 09:30
EBACE Newsmakers Breakfast (By Invitation Only)
It’s Electric! A First-Ever EBACE Journalist Breakfast Roundtable

Panelists:
Lee Ann Shay, Aviation Week Network
Murdo Morrison, Flight Daily News
Charles Alcock, AIN Media Group
Jean J. Botti PhD, VoltAero
Gregory Davis, Eviation Aircraft Inc.

Moderator:
Alison Kropff, EBACETV

A revolution has taken place in aviation propulsion: electricity will power tomorrow’s airplanes, and three pioneering companies are leading the way. Is this really possible? These three entrepreneurs will discuss aviation’s battery-powered future with leading aviation journalists, and take your questions, all on a live EBACE-TV broadcast.

08:30 – 17:00
Attendee, Exhibitor and Media Registration Open
08:30 – 17:00
Media Headquarters Open
09:00 – 17:00
Exhibit Hall and Aircraft Display Open
10:00 – 17:00
Innovation Pavilion Open
10:00 – 11:00
Supporting the Launch of AAM Operations Within Business Aviation

Innovation Zone

Panelists:
Diego Magrini, aviowiki
Bernhard Fragner, GlobeAir
Damian Kysely, SkyPorts
Christophe Lapierre, Luxaviation
Juliana Kiraly, Eve Air Mobility

Moderator:
Adam Twidell, OneSky

Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) is poised to become a key segment of business aviation by offering “instant air charter,” but are business aviation’s systems and structures up to scratch for AAM? Is Europe’s operational, regulatory and physical infrastructure ready for AAM? Shouldn’t AAM “walk before it can run” and learn from business aviation experts about what’s required for a successful launch of AAM operations? This session will decipher how business aviation can be the leading force to lead AAM to develop through evolution rather than through revolution.

10:00 – 11:00
Better Flight Efficiency and Fuel Reduction: The Solution is Onboard!

Exhibit Hall Theater 1

Panelists:
Marylin Bastin, EUROCONTROL
Steven Moore, EUROCONTROL
Pascal Lhoest, Netjets Europe
Frédéric Leboeuf, Dassault Aviation

Moderator: Vanessa Rullier-Francaud, EBAA

What are the technologies already onboard of your business aircraft that reduce fuel burn and CO₂ emissions? What procedures can we implement to achieve a greater CO₂ reductive yield? Learn from EUROCONTROL how they can support your operation by improving your flight planning and routings for greater flight efficiency and flight optimization. Learn how you can best use existing onboard technologies and make a difference now.

10:30 – 11:20
Thought Leadership Session: How Digital Product Consolidation is Driving the Future of Business Aviation

Exhibit Hall Theater 2

Panelists:
Pawel Kruk, Leon Software
Davide Scalcon, Flexjet
Cedric Gitchenko, Boutique Aviation
Pete Cowley Jeppesen ITPS

Moderator: Henrik Hansen. ForeFlight

Listen to a panel discussion about the growing trend of digital product consolidation in business aviation and its impacts across the industry. The growing pressure on flight departments around the world to adopt more responsive and efficient operations is driving the desire to consolidate their various tools and systems – from scheduling and flight planning software to inflight tools – to maximize efficiency and minimize complexity. The panel of industry experts will discuss these trends, the operational benefits and difficulties of product consolidation, and the wider impact that integrated, cloud-based systems are already having on the future of business aviation.

Session Sponsor
ForeFlight

11:30 – 12:30
Offset 101 – A Basic Guide to Offsetting

Innovation Zone

Panelists:
Kurt Edwards, International Business Aviation Council (IBAC)
Wayne Sharpe, Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX)
Kennedy Ricci, 4AIR
Stanley Bugeja, DC Aviation (Malta)
Marsha Woelber, Embraer Executive Jets

Moderator:
Bruce Parry, Senior Environment Manager, EBAA

In the context of the second goal of “Carbon Neutral Growth from 2020” as part of the overall Business Aviation Commitment on Climate Change (BACCC) and the launch of IBAC EX, the Business Aviation Carbon Exchange, this session will center around voluntary offsetting for business aviation operators of all sizes that contribute to the commitment goal. A panel of experts consisting of offset providers and operators will inform and share experiences on offsetting today with a demonstration of the IBAC EX.

11:30 – 12:30
Long-term Strategies for the Future of Business Aviation

Exhibit Hall Theater 1

Panelists:
Dawit Lemma, Krimson Aviation
Nick Houseman, ElitAvia
Waleed K. Muhiddin, AMAC Aerospace
Mohammed Al Husary, UAS

Moderator: Paul Walsh, EBAA

In business aviation’s hectic and dynamic world, day-to-day operational challenges mean that focusing on the long term is often put off until another day. Nonetheless, developments in sustainability, new technologies and regulations will reshape our industry. In this panel, a group of thought leaders, who form part of the EBAA ambassador program, reflect on the evolutions that will impact business aviation in the years to come and discuss strategies to embrace future changes for the benefit of the whole industry.

12:00 – 13:30
EBACE Newsmakers Luncheon (By Invitation Only)
Advanced Air Mobility – On-Demand, And Almost Here

Panelists:
Christian Bauer, Volocopter
Sebastien Borel, Lilium
Diana Cooper, Supernal
Christian Mundigler, FACC/Ehang
Verity Richardson, Vertical Aerospace

Moderator:
Lisa Stark, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning aviation journalist

A panel of top executives with AAM developers from around the globe will offer a look at the next generation of air mobility technologies, and how those developments advance efficiency, productivity and sustainability.

12:00 – 13:00
Operational Consequences of the War in the Ukraine

Exhibit Hall Theater 2

Panelists:
Robert Baltus, EBAA
Steven Moore, EUROCONTROL

Moderator: Corina Meindl, EBAA

The unfortunate war in the Ukraine is upsetting the lives of the people involved. It also has impacts for business aviation that will have to work around it operationally. EBAA will provide updates on the latest sanctions, and EUROCONTROL will discuss the operational consequences of those sanctions. A Q&A session will follow.

13:00 – 14:00
The New Age of Selling Aircraft: 2022 and Beyond – Are these the Gilded Years?

Exhibit Hall Theater 1

Panelists:
James Hughes, Boutsen Aviation
Stefan Duller, AVIONMAR GmbH
Zipporah Marmor, ACASS
Pascale Bachman, JetCraft

Moderator: Janine Iannarelli, Par Avion Ltd

At this midpoint in the year, where is the business aviation aircraft transactions market in the hottest transaction marketplace on record? What is the panel forecasting for the remainder of 2022 and beyond? What are the latest trends or what type of aircraft is the market favoring? What does the lack of inventory foreshadow for the future? Can prices go any higher and what does rising preowned retail prices mean for new aircraft pricing?

13:30 – 14:30
Major Changes Are Coming to Passenger Registration for Bizav Flights In Europe Through eu-LISA: Are You Ready?

Exhibit Hall Theater 2

Panelists:
Guido Brockmann, eu-LISA
Lamiaa Albert, eu-LISA

Moderator: Robert Baltus, EBAA

Are you ready for the new European version of US ESTA that will be introduced September 2022? All operators bringing passengers to most countries in Europe will need to be registered with the EU’s new Entry/Exit System (EES) and European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS). Hear directly from eu-LISA administrators and have your questions answered.

13:30 – 14:30
Safety in AAM

Innovation Zone

Panelists:
Maria Algar Ruiz, EASA
Joachim Lücking, European Commission DG MOVE
Robert Dingemanse, Pal-V
Daniel Diessner, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Johan Glantz, EBAA

Moderator: Joel Hencks, AeroEx

The aviation industry has been taken by storm by innovative concepts of advanced air mobility (AAM), aimed to be sustainable and alleviate the pressure on the road infrastructure. While the benefits are definitely amazing, these products come with challenges related to developing a safe and suitable infrastructure and dealing with public perception constraints. How will this new technology be integrated while taking the public interest and existing industry safety measures into account?

14:00 – 15:00
EBACE Coffee Social
EBAA & NBAA Stands, M67 + N68

Join us for coffee, networking and a sweet treat. Take a commemorative photo at the EBACE photo booth and connect with industry peers and decision makers. Members of EBAA and NBAA staff will be available to answer your questions and help you learn how membership can help make your business even more successful.

15:00 – 16:00
Maya Ghazal’s Story

Innovation Zone

Keynote Speaker: Maya Ghazal, First female Syrian refugee pilot and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Moderator: Athar Husain Khan, Secretary General, EBAA

Hear an inspiring interview with Syrian refugee Maya Ghaza, who was appointed a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency in 2021. In 2015, Ghazal fled Damascus at age 16 and started a new life in the UK under a family reunification scheme. Unable to speak the language she taught herself English and overcame numerous barriers to secure a place in school to restart her interrupted studies. Through a combination of hard work and tenacity she is now studying for a degree in Aviation Engineering and Pilot Studies at University in London.

15:00 – 16:00
State of Industry: Panel Discussion

Exhibit Hall Theater 1

Panelists:
Vanessa Hicter, EUROCONTROL
Rolland Vincent, JETNET IQ
Richard Koe, WingX
Karl Mills, TAG UK

Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Corporate Jet Investor

Throughout 2020 and 2021, the global COVID crisis has proven to be way more serious for air transport than 9/11 or the global financial crisis of 2008-2009. Where are we two years after that? Is business aviation a winner or a loser in this crisis and have there been any new trends? With the COVID crisis immediately followed by a war in Europe, what are the new priorities and landscape for the industry and what can we expect in the years to come? Gathering some of the most experienced market specialists, this panel session will offer unique insights into current and future market conditions.

16:30 – 17:30
S.T.A.R.S. – Standards and Training for Aviation Responsibility and Sustainability

Exhibit Hall Theater 1

Panelists:
Magdalena Korpal, Luxair
Liz Moscrop, GearUp Media Ltd
Patrick Müry, Cat Aviation AG
Stewart D’leo, NBAA
Nuno Perestrelo, Luxaviation

Moderator:
Bruce Parry, EBAA

The Standards and Training for Aviation Responsibility and Sustainability (S.T.A.R.S.) program is based idea put forward by a collection of EBAA-sponsored One Young World Ambassadors with the goal of improving sustainability levels across the business aviation value chain. EBAA has taken the lead in developing the recommended practices for the standard and this session will explain what S.T.A.R.S. is, who can participate in its implementation and when it will be available to business aviation stakeholders.

 

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

08:30 – 15:00
Attendee, Exhibitor and Media Registration Open
08:30 – 15:00
Media Headquarters Open
09:00 – 14:00
Aircraft Display Open
09:00 – 15:00
Exhibit Hall Open
09:00 – 15:00
Innovation Pavilion Open
10:00-11:00
Career Day Panel: Breaking Into Business Aviation

Innovation Zone

Panelists:
Sus Dierckx, Flying Group
Lisa Marie Erb, German Business Aviation Association
Arthur Thomas, EBAA

Moderator:
Liz Moscrop, GearUp Media Ltd

Hear from young and experienced industry professionals about how they got into business aviation, what their experience in the industry has been so far and the advice they would offer for any new graduate hoping to forge a career in business aviation.

11:00-12:00
University Roundtable

Innovation Zone

Roundtable Leaders:
Hans Nilsson, Alumni
Espen Høiby, AAP Aviation Group

Meet with aviation industry recruitment specialists during small-group, interactive, roundtable discussions to receive practical advice on CV writing, interviewing and networking.

12:00-13:00
Careers in Business Aviation Day: Guided Tour

Meet outside the Innovation Zone

Take a guided tour of the exhibition areas to meet with business aviation companies actively seeking fresh talent – an opportunity for companies to present themselves and for you to present yourself to them!