New Architectures in Airline Passenger Systems

Delivering Revenue & Business Agility

2-4 October 2018 · QEII Centre, London

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Take part in the 5th global gathering of PSS business leaders & experts

PSS 2018 will cover the opportunities and challenges of delivering on the promise of incremental revenue and business agility in the digital world.

Over three days, industry leaders will highlight the innovations and global trends in PSS solutions. Top decision makers from airlines can expect to leave the conference with a clear understanding of which strategy is the best fit for their current business model.

The market for airline commercial systems is more dynamic than ever. Airlines will need new capabilities to optimise personalisation, dynamic pricing and customer acquisition in a digital world, as well as improving support for distribution new and old. Enhanced customer experience will be critical to gain competitive advantage. Attracting 200+ delegates with an agenda guided by the latest independent thought and findings on industry hot topics, PSS 2018 offers fresh ideas and actionable strategies.

PSS 2018 conference will be held during 2-4 October 2018 in London at The QEII Centre.

Join 200+ industry experts, analysts & peers.

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Programme & Speakers

Pre-conference Masterclasses

Take advantage of consulting masterclasses for airlines or vendors delivered by T2RL analysts and external consultants in hands-on, class-room sessions, to explore effective processes and practices around the RFP process and contracting for PSS.

Keynotes

Be inspired by our keynote presentations and listen to exceptional content from these high level industry experts as they share their market knowledge.

Discuss, Debate, Learn

Case studies, panel debates, round tables, high- level industry speakers, exhibitor marketplace, networking drinks and evening reception at the Houses of Parliament – all included in your delegate fee!

Networking & Social Events

Enjoy excellent networking opportunities and develop new business relationships with industry peers and technology experts from around the globe. Both a drinks reception and a private gala event at the Houses of Parliament are included in the price of your delegate registration.

The Future of the PSS in Digital Transformation, Monolith or Modular Solutions?

09:15PRE-CONFERENCE MASTERCLASS – Vendors
Improving Responses to RFPs.
Nathalie Geurden, VP Consulting, T2RL, Russell Bowman, VP Product Management, Vendor Solutions, T2RL, Mike Moore, Managing Partner, T2RL
11:00PRE-CONFERENCE MASTERCLASS – Airlines
Contracting for Technical Solutions.
Nigel Howard, Partner, Covington and Burling Ltd., Richard Clarke, CEO, T2RL
11:00PRE-CONFERENCE MASTERCLASS – Start up Airlines
Procuring the right system for your business needs.
Mike Moore, Managing Partner, T2RL, Nathalie Geurden, VP Consulting, T2RL
12:30REGISTRATION & WELCOME LUNCH
14:00WELCOMING ADDRESS
Mike Moore, Managing Partner, T2RL
14:10SETTING THE SCENE
Richard Clarke, CEO, T2RL
14:25KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Delivering PSS Infrastructure as the enabler for Digital Transformation
This session looks at how one of the largest PSS providers is planning to deliver and enhance their capabilities – to ensure it remains relevant and at the core of its customer’s business – now and in the future by making the system “open” for digital transformation.
Dave Shirk, President, Sabre Airline Solutions
15:05VENDOR KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Agility for Transition and Transformation
The transition to a new passenger systems architectures will require technology in the form of tools and adaptors that could be in place for some time. What does an airline need to be thinking about and how can this be accomplished? This session will look at the capabilities necessary for transition from a practical and technical perspective.
Bertrand Kientz, Chairman & CEO, Conztanz – 15 mins presentation, 5 mins facilitated Q&A Richard Clarke, CEO, T2RL
15:25AIRLINE PRESENTATION: PSS and where it sits in airline architecture
Where does the PSS fit in to the current system landscape and what is it delivering? Two leading airlines will share their views on where the PSS fits in to its overall systems and supplier architecture, as well as sharing their perspectives on the challenges that changing business requirements have had on thinking and strategy.
Ravi Simhambahtla, SVP Commercial Systems, United Airline
15:45AIRLINE PRESENTATION: PSS and where it sits in airline architecture
Where does the PSS fit in to the current system landscape and what is it delivering? Two leading airlines will share their views on where the PSS fits in to its overall systems and supplier architecture, as well as sharing their perspectives on the challenges that changing business requirements have had on thinking and strategy.
Peter Hauptvogel, CIO, FlyBe
16:05TEA BREAK
English Cream Tea sponsored by T2RL
16:20PANEL DISCUSSION: Towards a bigger or smaller role for the PSS
Where are we really going with PSS? Our panel will discuss their thinking and perspectives for the PSS in the context of business requirements and supply in the market place.
17:10PRESENTATION: The Equity Analyst’s View of the PSS Providers
What do Equity Analysts think about PSS suppliers and more importantly should the Airlines care?
Neil Steer, Redburn
17:45CLOSE DAY 1
Ian Tunnacliffe, Editor in Chief, T2RL
17:55 – 21:00DRINKS RECEPTION

Agenda subject to change.

What’s driving change inside the PSS? Why?

08amCOFFEE & NETWORKING
09:00OPENING & WELCOME
Mike Moore, Managing Partner, T2RL
09:10KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: A Faster, Better and Cheaper PSS
A leading vendor will share experience of delivering a new generation PSS using modern technology in terms of time to benefit and accelerating the deployment of new capabilities in merchandising, customer experience and business process efficiency.
Dheeraj Kohli, President, Unisys Travel and Transportation
09:45PRESENTATION: Dynamic Pricing – the independent perspective
This session will present T2RL’s latest research on the status of dynamic pricing. T2RL will share insights into the current market trends and results.
Scott Nason, Fellow, T2RL
10:10PANEL DISCUSSION: The future of inventory control and revenue management
The Future of Dynamic Pricing. There is no doubt that airlines will face disproportionate scrutiny. Data and it’s disclosure and management is likely to attract more regulation given the power to influence behavior. This panel will discuss what this means for airlines and how this might shape the future of data and insight driven pricing strategies for optimising revenues.
Moderated by Ian Tunnacliffe, Editor in Chief, T2RL
11:00COFFEE & NETWORKING
11:20PANEL DISCUSSION: Priced Availability On or Off the PSS? Do we care?
This panel will discuss the different perspectives and the pace of innovation in priced availability, in the context of more complex products and services.
12:05PANEL DISCUSSION: Merchandising and Retailing inside or outside the PSS? Do we care?
This panel will discuss the current role of the PSS in delivering omni-channel merchandising and how that might change over time.
13:00LUNCH & NETWORKING
14:30PANEL DISCUSSION: The future of ticketing, revenue accounting and payments and what does it mean for the PSS?
The idea of a ticketless airline and PSS has been around for decades. Where are we going with ticketing, revenue accounting and payments? This panel session will explore the implications for the future.
15:30AFTERNOON TEA & NETWORKING
16:00KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Delivering a Digital Customer Experience. The role of the PSS in customer communication and disruption management
Realignment of airline full resources – focusing on the passenger will becomes a necessary condition for managing both cost and the passenger experience. This session will focus on the role of the PSS in disruption management and schedule recovery.
16:45PANEL DISCUSSION: Moving the DCS towards the passenger
New technology and business processes offer the opportunity to move a substantial amount of the work to the passenger and many airlines have already succeeded in making the traveler’s device the primary method for checking in. IATA’s ONE Order initiative promises to revolutionise the relationship between booking systems (Reservations) and delivery systems (DCS). How will ONE Order change things, and in what time scale?
Moderated by Ira Gershkoff, Fellow, T2RL
17:30CLOSING & MEET “BOARDING” EVENING RECEPTION
17:45EVENING RECEPTION
An evening reception of drinks and standing dinner at the historic Churchill War Rooms.

Agenda subject to change.

Practical Advice for Buyers and Sellers of PSS Solutions, Where Next?

08:00COFFEE & NETWORKING
08:30OPENING & WELCOME
08:35ADVICE for PRACTITIONERS: TBC
T2RL will present its views and perspectives on how airlines should consider the problem of procuring a future-proof architecture to deliver on the digital promise to business leaders and meet the needs and expectations of customers.
Bert Craven, Chief Research Officer, T2RL
09:10ADVICE for PRACTITIONERS: Distribution in the GDS and the link with the PSS
Airlines have the option of bringing the PSS and GDS discussion together to drive additional leverage in their negotiations, but there are some risks in this approach. T2RL will present its perspectives on linking the GDS and PSS agreements together.
Richard Clarke, CEO T2RL, Nathalie Geurden, VP Consulting, T2RL
09:45COFFEE & ROUND TABLE DISCUSSSIONS
10:45PANEL DISCUSSION: Personalisation and the GDS
Our panel of independent experts will discuss the implications of content agreements in the context of personalisation in three specific theoretical cases: 1. Where the Airline has chosen parity in terms of offers for all channels. 2. Where the Airline has chosen parity in the GDS powered channels only. 3. Where there is GDS participation with no guarantee of content.
11:15ROUND TABLE FEEDBACK SESSION
Each roundtable spokesperson will provide feedback on their topic following the roundtable discussions.
Moderated by: Richard Clarke, CEO T2RL
12:10CLOSING ADDRESS
Mike Moore, Managing Partner, T2RL, Ian Tunnacliffe, Editor-in-Chief, T2RL.
12:30CONFERENCE FINISHES

Agenda subject to change.

Pre-conference Masterclasses

Take advantage of consulting masterclasses for airlines or vendors delivered by T2RL analysts and external consultants in hands-on, class-room sessions, to explore effective processes and practices around the RFP process and contracting for PSS.

Keynotes

Be inspired by our keynote presentations and listen to exceptional content from these high level industry experts as they share their market knowledge.

Discuss, Debate, Learn

Case studies, panel debates, round tables, high- level industry speakers, exhibitor marketplace, networking drinks and evening reception at the Houses of Parliament – all included in your delegate fee!

Networking & Social Events

Enjoy excellent networking opportunities and develop new business relationships with industry peers and technology experts from around the globe. Both a drinks reception and a private gala event at the Houses of Parliament are included in the price of your delegate registration.

The Future of the PSS in Digital Transformation, Monolith or Modular Solutions?

09:15PRE-CONFERENCE MASTERCLASS – Vendors
Improving Responses to RFPs.
Nathalie Geurden, VP Consulting, T2RL, Russell Bowman, VP Product Management, Vendor Solutions, T2RL, Mike Moore, Managing Partner, T2RL
11:00PRE-CONFERENCE MASTERCLASS – Airlines
Contracting for Technical Solutions.
Nigel Howard, Partner, Covington and Burling Ltd., Richard Clarke, CEO, T2RL
11:00PRE-CONFERENCE MASTERCLASS – Start up Airlines
Procuring the right system for your business needs.
Mike Moore, Managing Partner, T2RL, Nathalie Geurden, VP Consulting, T2RL
12:30REGISTRATION & WELCOME LUNCH
14:00WELCOMING ADDRESS
Mike Moore, Managing Partner, T2RL
14:10SETTING THE SCENE
Richard Clarke, CEO, T2RL
14:25KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Delivering PSS Infrastructure as the enabler for Digital Transformation
This session looks at how one of the largest PSS providers is planning to deliver and enhance their capabilities – to ensure it remains relevant and at the core of its customer’s business – now and in the future by making the system “open” for digital transformation.
Dave Shirk, President, Sabre Airline Solutions
15:05VENDOR KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Agility for Transition and Transformation
The transition to a new passenger systems architectures will require technology in the form of tools and adaptors that could be in place for some time. What does an airline need to be thinking about and how can this be accomplished? This session will look at the capabilities necessary for transition from a practical and technical perspective.
Bertrand Kientz, Chairman & CEO, Conztanz – 15 mins presentation, 5 mins facilitated Q&A Richard Clarke, CEO, T2RL
15:25AIRLINE PRESENTATION: PSS and where it sits in airline architecture
Where does the PSS fit in to the current system landscape and what is it delivering? Two leading airlines will share their views on where the PSS fits in to its overall systems and supplier architecture, as well as sharing their perspectives on the challenges that changing business requirements have had on thinking and strategy.
Ravi Simhambahtla, SVP Commercial Systems, United Airline
15:45AIRLINE PRESENTATION: PSS and where it sits in airline architecture
Where does the PSS fit in to the current system landscape and what is it delivering? Two leading airlines will share their views on where the PSS fits in to its overall systems and supplier architecture, as well as sharing their perspectives on the challenges that changing business requirements have had on thinking and strategy.
Peter Hauptvogel, CIO, FlyBe
16:05TEA BREAK
English Cream Tea sponsored by T2RL
16:20PANEL DISCUSSION: Towards a bigger or smaller role for the PSS
Where are we really going with PSS? Our panel will discuss their thinking and perspectives for the PSS in the context of business requirements and supply in the market place.
17:10PRESENTATION: The Equity Analyst’s View of the PSS Providers
What do Equity Analysts think about PSS suppliers and more importantly should the Airlines care?
Neil Steer, Redburn
17:45CLOSE DAY 1
Ian Tunnacliffe, Editor in Chief, T2RL
17:55 – 21:00DRINKS RECEPTION

Agenda subject to change.

What’s driving change inside the PSS? Why?

08amCOFFEE & NETWORKING
09:00OPENING & WELCOME
Mike Moore, Managing Partner, T2RL
09:10KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: A Faster, Better and Cheaper PSS
A leading vendor will share experience of delivering a new generation PSS using modern technology in terms of time to benefit and accelerating the deployment of new capabilities in merchandising, customer experience and business process efficiency.
Dheeraj Kohli, President, Unisys Travel and Transportation
09:45PRESENTATION: Dynamic Pricing – the independent perspective
This session will present T2RL’s latest research on the status of dynamic pricing. T2RL will share insights into the current market trends and results.
Scott Nason, Fellow, T2RL
10:10PANEL DISCUSSION: The future of inventory control and revenue management
The Future of Dynamic Pricing. There is no doubt that airlines will face disproportionate scrutiny. Data and it’s disclosure and management is likely to attract more regulation given the power to influence behavior. This panel will discuss what this means for airlines and how this might shape the future of data and insight driven pricing strategies for optimising revenues.
Moderated by Ian Tunnacliffe, Editor in Chief, T2RL
11:00COFFEE & NETWORKING
11:20PANEL DISCUSSION: Priced Availability On or Off the PSS? Do we care?
This panel will discuss the different perspectives and the pace of innovation in priced availability, in the context of more complex products and services.
12:05PANEL DISCUSSION: Merchandising and Retailing inside or outside the PSS? Do we care?
This panel will discuss the current role of the PSS in delivering omni-channel merchandising and how that might change over time.
13:00LUNCH & NETWORKING
14:30PANEL DISCUSSION: The future of ticketing, revenue accounting and payments and what does it mean for the PSS?
The idea of a ticketless airline and PSS has been around for decades. Where are we going with ticketing, revenue accounting and payments? This panel session will explore the implications for the future.
15:30AFTERNOON TEA & NETWORKING
16:00KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Delivering a Digital Customer Experience. The role of the PSS in customer communication and disruption management
Realignment of airline full resources – focusing on the passenger will becomes a necessary condition for managing both cost and the passenger experience. This session will focus on the role of the PSS in disruption management and schedule recovery.
16:45PANEL DISCUSSION: Moving the DCS towards the passenger
New technology and business processes offer the opportunity to move a substantial amount of the work to the passenger and many airlines have already succeeded in making the traveler’s device the primary method for checking in. IATA’s ONE Order initiative promises to revolutionise the relationship between booking systems (Reservations) and delivery systems (DCS). How will ONE Order change things, and in what time scale?
Moderated by Ira Gershkoff, Fellow, T2RL
17:30CLOSING & MEET “BOARDING” EVENING RECEPTION
17:45EVENING RECEPTION
An evening reception of drinks and standing dinner at the historic Churchill War Rooms.

Agenda subject to change.

Practical Advice for Buyers and Sellers of PSS Solutions, Where Next?

08:00COFFEE & NETWORKING
08:30OPENING & WELCOME
08:35ADVICE for PRACTITIONERS: TBC
T2RL will present its views and perspectives on how airlines should consider the problem of procuring a future-proof architecture to deliver on the digital promise to business leaders and meet the needs and expectations of customers.
Bert Craven, Chief Research Officer, T2RL
09:10ADVICE for PRACTITIONERS: Distribution in the GDS and the link with the PSS
Airlines have the option of bringing the PSS and GDS discussion together to drive additional leverage in their negotiations, but there are some risks in this approach. T2RL will present its perspectives on linking the GDS and PSS agreements together.
Richard Clarke, CEO T2RL, Nathalie Geurden, VP Consulting, T2RL
09:45COFFEE & ROUND TABLE DISCUSSSIONS
10:45PANEL DISCUSSION: Personalisation and the GDS
Our panel of independent experts will discuss the implications of content agreements in the context of personalisation in three specific theoretical cases: 1. Where the Airline has chosen parity in terms of offers for all channels. 2. Where the Airline has chosen parity in the GDS powered channels only. 3. Where there is GDS participation with no guarantee of content.
11:15ROUND TABLE FEEDBACK SESSION
Each roundtable spokesperson will provide feedback on their topic following the roundtable discussions.
Moderated by: Richard Clarke, CEO T2RL
12:10CLOSING ADDRESS
Mike Moore, Managing Partner, T2RL, Ian Tunnacliffe, Editor-in-Chief, T2RL.
12:30CONFERENCE FINISHES

Agenda subject to change.

SPEAKERS (in alphabetical order)

Richard Clarke

Surain Adyanthaya

SVP, PROS

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Surain Adyanthaya is responsible for the strategy of PROS airline software products. He has worked closely with various clients in multiple industries in the development of revenue management solutions that address their business needs. Since joining PROS in April 1993, Mr. Adyanthaya has served in numerous positions in product development and strategic business planning; including serving as Senior Vice President Strategic Business Development, where he was responsible for pursuing business opportunities in new industries and fostering strategic alliances. He has also served as Senior Vice President Software Development, responsible for the development of all software products at PROS. He has presented revenue management concepts and strategies at global industry conferences, and has published revenue management articles in widely distributed trade journals. Mr. Adyanthaya received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (highest honors) from the University of Houston and a Master of Science in Operations Research from Stanford University.

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Richard Clarke

Christopher Amenechi

VP Pricing & Revenue Management, Copa Airlines

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Mr. Christopher Amenechi has been Vice-President of Pricing and Revenue Management since May 2016 at Copa. Prior to joining Copa, Mr. Amenechi was Vice-President of Revenue Management and Porter Escapes at Porter Airlines in Toronto, Canada. He also served as Vice President of E-Commerce and Merchandising at United Airlines where he held several top management positions over a 20year career. Mr. Amenechi graduated from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach with a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering and a Masters in Aviation Management.

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Mike Moore

Aidan Brogan

CEO, Datalex

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Aidan Brogan joined Datalex in 1994. Aidan was appointed to the Board on 25 June 2012, and took up the role of CEO on 11 September 2012. Prior to taking up the CEO position Aidan was SVP of sales, and was instrumental in building the leading product and market position for Datalex.

With nearly 20 years’ experience in the airline and travel industry, Aidan’s background includes project management, system design, product development, marketing, business planning and international sales. Previous to this Aidan served a variety of roles for Westinghouse in Dubai, UAE, in its airline and travel business in the Middle East such as Regional Sales Manager and a range of support and development roles.

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Richard Clarke

Richard Clarke

CEO, T2RL

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Richard Clarke’s 20 years of experience in the travel industry includes work as a consultant and an adviser on technology for airlines, global distribution systems, travel agents, governmental agencies and regulatory bodies, institutional investors, and IT system vendors with solutions for the travel and transportation marketplace. He speaks regularly at conferences and has written for travel publications such as Airline Business and IATA’s Airlines International.

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Mike Moore

Bert Craven

Chief Strategy & Research Officer, T2RL

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Bert has over 20 years of experience in information technology in a wide variety of industry verticals and across the range of strategic planning, delivery and operations, culminating in 6 years as Chief Architect at easyJet during their most critical phase of transformational growth.

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Jim Davidson

President & CEO, Farelogix

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Jim is a travel industry visionary with extensive experience and demonstrated success leading both large multi-national organizations and start-ups. Under Jim’s leadership, Farelogix is recognized as a disruptor, innovator, and global force in the travel industry, constantly challenging the status quo to deliver world-class distribution and merchandising technology to airlines around the world.

A strategic thinker with a passion for innovation, execution, and achievement, Jim is a frequent speaker at industry events on thought provoking airline distribution and merchandising topics that address the evolving travel market. Acknowledged as a thought leader, Jim was named one of the 25 Most Influential Executives in the Business Travel Industry by Business Travel News.

Prior to joining Farelogix in 2005, Jim was President and CEO of NTE, an Internet-based supply chain technology company focused on transportation pricing and transaction engines for shippers and carriers. Before NTE, he held several senior leadership roles, including President and CEO of Amadeus Global Travel, North America; head of sales and marketing at System One; and Vice President of Marketing at Reed Travel Group/OAG.

Jim holds an undergraduate degree in Business Management, a Masters of Science in Education, and an MBA.

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Richard Clarke

Ira Gershkoff

Principal Consultant, T2RL

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Ira Gershkoff has over 30 years of experience in the travel industry as an operations manager, IT executive, and consultant. He has worked with more than 25 client airlines on 6 continents to streamline business processes that enable greater productivity and lower operating costs. He has pioneered some of the leading-edge concepts in airline management, including crew scheduling optimization, dynamic flight scheduling, and decision support for irregular operations (IROPS). Ira has B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of more than 20 technical papers on airline management and system integration, and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences.

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Mike Moore

Nathalie Geurden

VP Consulting Services, T2RL

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Nathalie Geurden has over 21 years of experience in the airline and travel agency business. For the last 15 years Nathalie has held various commercial roles at Amadeus IT Group SA. Responsibilities included managing distribution agreements, passenger servicing system (PSS) requests for proposals (RFP), negotiations, contracting and implementation. Nathalie has lived in France, the UK, Spain and Mexico. She holds a BA in International Business from the École Supérieure de Commerce Reims, France and Middlesex University in England. In 2013 she completed a Masters degree in Digital Marketing from the Online Business School of Barcelona and a Leadership Development Program with ESADE in December 2014. Nathalie is a Belgian national and is fluent in French, Spanish and English.

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Richard Clarke

Peter Hauptvogel

CIO, Flybe

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Experienced Chief Information Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the airlines/aviation industry. Skilled in Digital Transformation, PSS Migrations, Operations Management, Analytical Skills, Airworthiness, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Airports. Strong business development professional focused on delivery.

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Richard Clarke

Karl Isler

Leading Revenue Management Expert/Consultant

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Karl Isler is a free-lance consultant on pricing, revenue management and distribution. While at Swiss International Air Lines, he developed the concepts for the integrated O&D pricing and inventory control strategy. He is author of several articles dealing with dynamic pricing and airline revenue management. He received his Ph.D. degree in Theoretical Physics from ETH Zurich. Before joining Swiss Air in 1993, he was a post-doctoral research fellow in particle physics and quantum field theory at the universities of Montréal and Utrecht.

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Semra Kandemir

Chief Product Strategy Officer, Hitit

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Semra Kandemir has graduated from Middle East Technical University, located in Ankara, Turkey as an Electronics Engineer in 1992. She has been working for Turkish Airlines between 1992 and 2009 in several positions as System Engineer, Project Manager and System Support Manager. In 2009, she joined the construction team of the Sabiha Gokcen Airport in Istanbul and contributed to the record-breaking construction period as CIO of the operating company. She took part in all of the operational IT systems installation and financial systems integration. She continued to work in Sabiha Gokcen until 2012 and joined Hitit Computer Services in 2013 as IT Director.

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Mike Moore

Bertrand Kientz

Founder & CEO, Conztanz

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Bertrand has spent 18 years with Air France from 1983 to 2001, where he has conducted the Air France and Air Inter migrations towards the Amadeus reservation system. He has joined JCDecaux, a world leader in outdoor advertising, as the group CIO. He has been instrumental in innovative projects, like the Paris self-service bike system (Vélib’). In 2008, he came back to travel IT, becoming VP, product Development strategy in Amadeus until 2012. He have co-founded and leads Conztanz since 2013 with the strong willingness to help the air industry to fully leverage the digital era.

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Dheeraj Kohli

VP and Global head of Travel & Transportation, Unisys

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Dheeraj Kohli is a vice president at Unisys where he serves as the global leader for the travel and transportation practice. In this capacity, he oversees the assessment of existing services, leads the development of new industry solution offerings and sets the strategic vision for the company’s well-established travel and transportation business.
He has more than 25 years of experience in the transportation industry featuring an extensive client advisory background having worked with some of the leading Fortune 500 brands across industry sectors, including railroads, airlines, airports, logistics, hospitality and aviation.

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Mike Moore

Managing Partner, T2RL

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Mike Moore has over 30 years of experience in the Travel & Transportation sector as a programme director, CIO and consultant. He has worked with a broad spectrum of organisations, from multinationals through to start-up companies, delivering transformation programmes, strategy reviews, implementation programmes, contract reviews, RFPs and capability/performance initiatives – for both vendors and airlines. Mike has lived in the UK, Netherlands, Panama, New Zealand and Fiji where he drove the acclaimed restructuring and rebranding of the national airline.

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Scott Nason

Airline & Travel Industry Consultant

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Scott D. Nason is a Independent Consultant and specializes in providing advice to organizations in the travel, transportation and hospitality industries. Mr. Nason served as the Vice President of Revenue Management at American Airlines Inc. Mr. Nason joined American Airlines in July 1980 and his 30-year career spanned a range of functions and roles. Mr. Nason has served on numerous public and private company boards and professional associations during the course of his career, most notably, SITA, Worldspan, as well as serving as Chairman of the Board of ATPCO. He is a distinguished lecturer and author of numerous articles on the airline industry and information technology.

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Mike Moore

Tim Reiz

CTO, Farelogix

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Tim Reiz is responsible for guiding the development of Farelogix solutions and industry innovations. A technology thought leader with more than twenty-five years of experience in the travel industry, Tim is the brainchild and driving force behind several groundbreaking Farelogix solutions and technologies, including the company’s distribution systems and Airline Commerce Gateway.

Prior to Farelogix, Tim was director for PASS Consulting Corporation. He also spent nine years with Amadeus Development Company S.A. in France, where he provided technical leadership for the Amadeus Global Distribution System (GDS). Tim began his accomplished career in the travel industry with Congress Incentive Travel Service GmbH in Germany, where he managed and developed software for large-scale incentive projects for several major companies.

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Dave Shirk

President, Sabre Airline Solutions

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As president of Sabre Airline Solutions, Dave oversees the world’s leading provider of technology solutions to the air transportation industry. He has more than 28 years of high tech experience across product management, product development, marketing, sales, and general management. His deep experience has equipped him to lead Sabre Airline Solutions to help outpace the marketplace, while continuing to position Sabre as the most innovative technology provider to the airline industry.

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Neil Steer

Partner, Redburn

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Neil is an equity research analyst at Reburn, covering the Software & IT Services sector. His coverage includes the listed travel IT companies Amadeus, Sabre and Travelport. Prior to joining Redburn in 2003, Neil had worked in similar roles at Bank of America, Citigroup, UBS and HSBC. Over the last three decades covering the technology sector, he has produced sell-side equity research on Galileo (now part of Travelport) and Amadeus for their initial public offerings in 1997 and 1999 respectively. Neil graduated from Imperial College, London with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

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Richard Clarke

Ravi Simhambhatla

SVP Commercial Systems, United Airlines

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Ravindra “Ravi” Simhambhatla joined United from Aer Lingus, where has been CIO since 2012. Previously, he served as CIO for Virgin America Airlines, and has worked in Silicon Valley for strong technology organizations such as Tesla Motors, Aspect Software & Legato Systems. Ravi has a BA, Computer Science from Richmond College, UK.

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Mike Moore

Kathleen Wayton

CIO, Southwest Airlines

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Ms. Kathleen Wayton has been Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Southwest Airlines Co., since July 18, 2017. Ms. Wayton is responsible for providing executive leadership and direction for Strategy, Change Leadership and Portfolio Management Teams. She leads the continued development and implementation of strategic plan at Southwest Airlines. She also drives company wide change and improvement projects; oversees the management of portfolio of investment opportunities; provides project management support; and supports the development of tools and processes to govern and manage strategy and project execution. Ms. Wayton graduated from the University of North Texas with a BA in Marketing.

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Conference Registration: join 200+ expected key stakeholders

Registration types and prices (in GBP)

  1. Airlines: £295 (Early Bird) – £595 (after 31st July 2018)
  2. Suppliers/Consultants: £1,995 (Early Bird) – £2,995 (after 31st July 2018)
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Conference Venue: Queen Elizabeth II Centre

In the very heart of Westminster, ideally located to take full advantage of London

The QEII Centre is the largest dedicated conference, events and exhibition space in central London. This venue offers world class facilities for high profile conferences, conventions, exhibitions, awards dinners and corporate events.

The venue is located In the heart of London, surrounded by the buzz of Westminster, uniquely situated in the shadow of Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the London Eye, a 6 minute walk from Westminster, 4 minutes from St James underground stations, 14 minutes from Victoria tube station – so organising further meetings in central London is easy and convenient, or even staying over for a bit of leisure time.

Easy to reach from main London airports: Heathrow 47 minutes and Gatwick 44 minutes.

QEII Centre

Venue address: QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, LONDON SW1P 3EE | Venue site

Accommodation: DoubleTree by Hilton

We have agreed a special rate across the nights of the conference at the DoubleTree by Hilton, a short walk from the QEII and House of Commons.

Rooms at the reduced rate are on a first come first served basis, book now to avoid disappointment.

If you have any queries or issues please contact amy.weatheritt@t2rl.com

Hotel address: DoubleTree by Hilton, 30 John Islip Street, London SW1P 4DD | +44 207 6301000 | Hotel site

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Email Nick Moore (nick.moore@t2rl.com) to discuss various sponsorship opportunities.