EBACE2022 Program Schedule

Sunday, 22 May 2022

08:00 – 18:00
Attendee, Exhibitor and Media Registration Open
08:00 – 17:00
Media Headquarters Open
13:00 – 14:30
EBACE Media Luncheon (By Invitation Only)

Monday, 23 May 2022

08:00 – 18:00
Attendee, Exhibitor and Media Registration Open
08:00 – 18:00
Media Headquarters Open
09:00 – 10:00
EBACE Opening Session

Keynote Speaker: Zara Rutherford

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 attempting to be the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe in a microlight aircraft.

10:00 – 17:00
Exhibit Hall and Aircraft Display Open
10:00 – 17:00
Innovation Pavilion Open
14:00 – 15:00
Operational Challenges in the Next 12 Months

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.

14:00 – 15:30
The Pitch @ EBACE

Innovation Zone

Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Co-founder, 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

Speaker: Arthur Thomas, EBAA

The global COVID crisis has proven to be way more serious for air transport than 9/11 or the crisis of 2008-2009. How did business aviation recover in Europe over the past 12 months? This new session, developed based on EBACE attendee feedback, will provide key industry insights and up-to-date market intelligence through advanced data presentations. This session will serve as a companion to the State of the Industry: Panel Discussion.

16:00 – 17:30
Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) – Technical Panel

Innovation Zone

Panelists:
Tine Tomažič, Group CTO, Pipistrel

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

This 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.

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

08:30 – 17:00
EBACE 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
Offset 101

Innovation Zone

Panelists:
Kurt Edwards, Director General, International Business Aviation Council (IBAC)
Wayne Sharp, CEO, Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX)

Moderator:
Bruce Parry, Senior Environment Manager, EBAA

To support the Business Aviation Commitment on Climate Change (BACCC), IBAC has launched IBAC EX, the Business Aviation Carbon Exchange, a voluntary, market-based measure to help business aviation operators of all sizes achieve the goal of carbon-neutral growth for the industry. This session will feature a panel of experts consisting of offset providers and operators who will share their experience with offsetting today and a demonstration of the IBAC EX.

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

Moderator: Vanessa Rullier, EBAA

What are the technologies onboard business aircraft that reduce fuel burn and CO₂ emissions? What procedures can we implement to achieve a greater CO₂ reductive yield? The Network Manager (EUROCONTROL) supports aircraft operators in better flight planning and routing enhancements for greater flight efficiency. Learn how you can best use existing onboard technologies and make a difference now.

11:30 – 12:30
From A to VTOL – Building the Future

Innovation Zone

Computer scientist Alan Kay said that the best way to predict the future is to invent it. Whether using short- or vertical take-off and landing, these visionaries are bringing to reality what only a few years ago was seen as outlandish. What does the aviation of tomorrow look like when seen through their eyes?

11:30 – 12:30
How to Get into Airports in 2022

Panelists:
Mr Marek Jahudka, DG MOUVE
Michel Tohane, Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur
André Schneider, Geneva Airport
David BOOTH, EUROCONTROL

Moderator: Robert Baltus, EBAA

Every flight starts at the airport. Business aviation faces serious challenges regarding the ability to access a growing number of key airports in Europe. This panel discusses the new slot regulation that is being introduced and looks at what it could mean for our sector in the future. Panelists will also review best practices for airports to ensure both commercial and business aviation can thrive.

13:00 – 14:00
Aircraft Transactions in 2022

At this midpoint in the year, where is the business aviation aircraft transactions market now in the hottest transaction market on record? What is the panel forecasting for the remainder of 2022? What are the latest trends or what type of aircraft is the market favoring? How is the market for business jets being impacted by new buyers and with buyers doing less due diligence?

13:30 – 14:30
Safety in AAM

Innovation Zone

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
15:00 – 16:00
Maya Ghazal’s Story

Innovation Zone

Keynote Speaker: Maya Ghazal, ambassador of the foundation UNHCR

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
The global COVID crisis has proven to be way more serious for air transport than 9/11 or the crisis of 2008-2009. How did business aviation recover in Europe over the past 12 months? What are the new priorities 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. This session will serve as a companion to the session State of Industry: Presentation & Data Insights.
16:30 – 17:30
STARS Launch

Moderator: Bruce Parry, Senior Environment Manager, EBAA

The Standards and Training for Aviation Responsibility and Sustainability (STARS) program is based on an idea put forward by a collection of One Young World Ambassadors. EBAA has taken the lead in developing the recommended practices for improving sustainability levels across the business aviation industry. This session will explain what STARS 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