Program

The 1-to-1 meetings are pre-scheduled in the hours outside of the Summit Hall Programe. If there is a clash (due to availability) with your meetings, we will inform you in advance to make your choice.

Pre-Event - Monday, 12 September
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Pre-Booked    VVIP Helicopter Airport Transfers to Raffles Hotel

18:00 - 21:00   Recommended Pre-Event Networking at the world famous Raffles Long Bar

Day 1 - Tuesday, 13 September
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08:00     ARRIVAL, REFRESHMENTS, REGISTRATION
          COLLECTION OF MEETING DIARIES & NEW MEETINGS REQUESTS

08:30       Icebreaker & Introductions

09:00          WELCOME NOTE FROM THE LOCAL AUTHORITY 

            SETTING THE SCENE:
                ✈︎ Passenger drones Rapid development
                ✈︎ Connectivity and Space: Satellite, Radio and 5G
                ✈︎ Pinpoint location data, telemetry, communications and 5G connectivity
                ✈︎ Consumer confidence in the technology & certification process
                ✈︎ Opportunities for Commercial Aviation

             Moderator & award-winning Industry Expert


09:45          REGULATORS PANEL: VERTIPORT DEVELOPMENT UPDATES & REAL LIFE EXPERIENCES:
            ✈︎ Technical Vertiport Design specs released by European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) & FAA
             ✈︎ How air traffic control will work?
             ✈︎ What are the standards for charging eVTOLs?
             ✈︎ What is the hardware component for air traffic control on the ground, is it an antennae system or a system using cell
              towers?            
             ✈︎ What insurance is needed to operate vertiport? Insurance for vehicle and operator and for airfield

             EASA - Safety Officer
             EUROCONTROL - Senior Business Development
             FAA - TBC


10:45       UTM SYSTEMS PANEL DISCUSSION:
             ✈︎ UTM Traffic Management Systems
             ✈︎ Latest updates in communications systems to enable air taxis
             

11:30       Networking Coffee Break
         International and National Media Interviews
11:35 - 11:55 Briefings, Pitches & Announcements: EU Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Initiative
✈︎ Urban Transportation Challenges
✈︎ Sustainable Solutions
✈︎ Technology innovations
12:00        EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW OF KEY INVESTOR: THE PROCESS OF PURCHASING OF ELECTRIC   
                                    VEHICLES?
             
             ✈︎ Manufacturer - Owner - Operator vs Traditional OEM Models
             ✈︎ Traditional OEM model
             ✈︎ Corporate vs asset financing

             ✈︎ Operating leasing    
             ✈︎ Insurance Implications

            Atlas Crest Investments - CEO

13:15        1 - to -1  Personal Meetings starts
13:20 - 13:40 Briefings, Pitches & Announcements: UK Airspace for eVTOL operations:
Perspectives from NASA AAM and SESAR H2020
13:45       Silver Service Networking Lunch


14:45 – 15:05     1- to - 1 Private Meetings

15:05 - 15:25     1- to - 1 Private Meetings  


15:25 – 16:05    Networking Refreshment break

16:05 – 16:25     1- to - 1  Private Meetings
16:25 - 17:00 Keynote Q&A with Leading Airlines in the Main Summit Stage
17:45       DRINKS RECEPTION ON FAMOUS BOSPHORUS BOAT

Day 2 - Wednesday, 14 September
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09:00     ARRIVAL, COFFEE/ REFRESHEMENTS
          1 - to - 1 Personal Meetings 

09:15     Top eVTOL Manufacturers Panel: ASK ANYTHING, NO BOUNDARIES:          
          ✈︎ eVTOL accidents - Key Lessons Learnt
          ✈︎ Challenges to meet the traffic forecast

          ✈︎ Mobility Hubs: UAV landing spaces
          ✈︎ What are the real costs of operations for the pax compared to a helicopter & traditional services?           

          EHang - Chief Marketing Officer, Europe
          Archer - Co-Founder and CEO


10:15      LATEST DEVELOPMENTS: AIR TAXIS & eVTOL CHANGING MOBILITY IN THE CITY:
            ✈︎ How is city designed in relation to vertiports
            ✈︎ Vertiports near Airports like parking
            ✈︎ Airlines and Airports to get on-board
            ✈︎ Aircraft to Hotel, Airport to Building, Building to Home

           Panel of Top City Authorities

11:00     Networking Coffee Break
       1 - to - 1  Personal Meetings

11:05 - 11:25 Briefings, Pitches & Announcements: The Future is Now:
✈︎ Simplified vehicle operations
✈︎ Enabling technologies, integrated systems
✈︎ Creating the UAM market together with partners
 11:30     HOW TO PREPARE YOUR AIRPORT FOR ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT:
            ✈ How can airports estimate/plan the potential impacts of eVTOL on their facilities?
            ✈ Estimating the future electric power requirements at their airport based on local characteristics
            ✈ What will eVTOL add to airport operations?
            ✈ Integration of the operation network and airspace management as well as ground infrastructure & pax
            ✈ Accommodating multiple types of aircraft with varying performance capabilities
            ✈ Do we allow for multiple landing sites near airports?
            ✈ Does the airport invest in the development or do you leave that to the operators?
            ✈ Ensuring UAM operation has no impact on the existing airport flows
            ✈ Will the use of VTOL create sustainable business models going forward?
            ✈ Passenger point to point transportation
            ✈ Will it ever become a Mass transportation system?
            ✈ What are the main issues with luggage if used at a large airport?
            ✈ What will be the effects on domestic operations?
            ✈ How to forecast the demand for air taxis for your destination?
            ✈ Environmental consideration: Bird strikes and wildlife

13:15 - 13:35       1-to-1 Private Meetings

13:35                  Silver Service Networking Lunch       
14:40 - 15:30 Briefings, Pitches & Announcements: TBC
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14:45 – 15:05     1- to - 1 Private Meetings

15:05 - 15:25     1- to - 1 Private Meetings  


15:25 – 16:00   Networking Refreshment break
16:00 - 16:20 Briefings, Pitches & Announcements: Announcemenets in the Main Hall: Topic TBC
16:20-16:40   1 - to - 1 Private Meetings

Recommended bars and restaurants inside Raffles:
  • Rocca Restaurant (Mediterranean food)
  • Isokio Restaurant (Asian/ Japanese food)
  • Lavinia Lobby Bar
  • Raffles Arcade takes you to Zorlu Shopping Mall with A-la Carte Restaurant options as well as Food Court
  • Pool Bar on the 6th floor of Raffles Hotel

20:00-23:30  RECOMMENDED AFTERPARTY AT ZANZIBAR BAR
                                (located throught the Rocca Restaurant on the Ground Floor at Raffles hotel)

Day 3 - Thursday, 15 September
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08:30       VIP Coach pick from Raffles Lobby

09:40        VVIP Helicopter Transfer from Raffles to Mobility Centre of Turkey

09:45     Arrivals. Refreshments & Briefings
                                Sight Visit of the Mobility Centre of Turkey 

10:45         Vertical Air Show Demonstrations with appetisers & Premium Hospitality
                                (Air Show Line Up to be announced closer to the event dates)

11:45       Discussions & Networking
         Group Photos
                                Media Interviews

12:00     Departures back to Raffles
                              Recommended time to book your departure flight is from 17:00 onwards