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12:30 - 14:00Welcome networking lunch

The ERA Membership Conference officially starts at 12 noon with an opening welcome networking lunch. Taking place within the main networking area, this is an excellent opportunity and start to the event, to begin making your business contacts.

Networking area
14:00 - 15:30Conference Session 1

Opening keynote address by Jan Palmér, President, ERA

Conference Session 1                
Session chair: Jan Palmér, CEO, Xfly and President, ERA

Our industry in crisis: coping with COVID
This session will discuss the current challenges facing our industry as it strives to maintain a path towards recovery with contributions from panellists Chris Tarry, Director, CTAIRA, Jóhanna á Bergi, CEO, Atlantic Airways and Pat Byrne, Chairman, Cityjet. In addition, this session will also be joined by Henrik Morch, Director, DG COMP, European Commission.  

Great Western 1
15:30 - 16:00Coffee break

Coffee and refreshments will be served.

Networking area
16:00 - 17:30Conference Session 2

Session chair: Gilles Feith, CEO, Luxair

What will the future landscape for European aviation look like in the next decade and beyond?
This session will discuss the future challenges facing our industry as it strives to rebuild post-COVID-19. Session speakers will include:
Phil Seymour, President, IBA Group
• Jonathan Hinkles, CEO, Loganair 
• Robert Sinclair, CEO, London City Airport

Great Western 1
18:30 - 20:00Cocktail reception

The evening’s social activity is a relaxing cocktail reception, for all delegates to attend after a busy day of networking and industry discussions.

Great Western 2
09:00 - 10:30Conference Session 3

Session chair: Montserrat Barriga, Director General, ERA

Destination 2050 – A route to net zero European aviation
This session will discuss our industry’s sustainability challenges and how we can achieve net zero European aviation. Session speakers will include:
Thorsten Lange, EVP Renewable Aviation, Neste
Rod Williams, CCO, Universal Hydrogen
Jeremy Caussade, President, AURA AERO

Great Western 1
10:30 - 11:00Coffee break

Coffee and refreshments will be served.

Networking area
11:00 - 12:05Conference Session 4

Session chair: Martyn Holmes, Chief Commercial Officer, Embraer

Our airlines’ pandemic journeys – surviving a global crisis
Vasiliki Christidi, Group General Manager, SKY express 
• Valter Fernandes, Managing Director, TAP express operated by Portugália Airlines
• Lars Jordahn, CEO, West Atlantic

Great Western 1
12:05 - 12:45Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Session chair: Jan Palmér, President, ERA

Great Western 1
12:45 - 14:15Networking lunch

The ERA Membership Conference concludes with a popular networking lunch. Taking place within the main networking area, this is an excellent opportunity to strengthen your business contacts made during the event.

Networking area
13:30 - 17:30ERA Board meeting

Restricted to only elected ERA Board members.

Boardroom