Programme

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

Pre-Booked

VIP Fast Track Airport Arrival: collection from tarmac until taxi (sponsored by iGA İstanbul Airport)
VIP Helicopter Airport Transfers to Raffles Hotel

17:30 onwards

Registration: Delegate Badges & Meeting Diaries Collection

18:00 - 21:00

Welcome Drinks Reception (sponsored by SITA)


Day 1 - Tuesday, 13 September
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08:00

ARRIVAL, REGISTRATION & REFRESHMENTS
COLLECTION OF MEETING DIARIES, SUBMITTION OF REQUESTS 

09:00 - 09:15

OPENING, ICEBREAKER & INTRODUCTIONS
MoC - Ceren Baktimur

09:15-09:20

WELCOME NOTE
Bilişim Vadisi - General Manager - A. Serdar İbrahimcioğlu

09:20 - 09:45

SETTING THE SCENE:
✈︎ Booming Industry of Passenger drones 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

Award-winning Moderator - Darrell Swanson & Jarek Zych

09:45 - 10:45

VERTIPORT DEVELOPMENT & 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, antennae system or cell towers?                        ✈︎ What insurance is needed to operate vertiport? Insurance for vehicle and operator and for airfiel

UK Civil Aviation Authority - Air Traffic Control Inspector, Operations - Alexander Paul Johnstone
Civil Aviation Safety Authority, Australia - CEO of Skyportz - Clem Newton-Brown
Los Angeles Dep of Transport, USA - Advanced Air Mobility Manager - Clint Harper
SkyScape, Japan -  Founder / President -  Asa Quesenberry

10:45 - 11:15

PANELDELIVERY DRONES PAVE THE WAY FOR PASSENGER AIR TAXIS:
✈︎ Food/cargo/ logistics delivery
✈︎ Safety measures                                                                                                                                                                  ✈︎ Public perception

Edmonton Airport, Canada - Director, E-Com, Cargo, Aviation Real Estate - Mammen Tharakan
Air Canada, Canada - GM, Global Drone Strategy Cargo - Ameet Sareen
Drone Delivery Canada - Engineering Strategist & Co-Founder - Paul Di Benedetto

11:15 - 11:45

Networking Refreshment Break
International and National Media Interviews
11:20 - 11:40 Briefings, Pitches & Announcements: Connecting the Past to the Future of Advance Air Mobility
✈︎ Urban / Regional Transportation Challenges
✈︎ Limosa’s Solution / LimoConnect
✈︎ Technology innovations
✈︎ Accessibility of Regional Transportation Market

Limosa Inc, Canada - CEO - Hamid Hamidi

11:45 - 12:45

INTERVIEW: THE PATHWAY FOR EVTOL COMMERCIALISATION
✈︎ Focusing on critical path milestones
✈︎ Making UAM a reality
✈︎ Capital, people, infrastructure, regulations & certification

Atlas Crest Investments, USA - CEO - Michael Spellacy
Archer -  Chief Operating Officer -  Tom Muniz

12:45 - 13:30

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


EUROCONTROL, Belgium - Senior Manager, Business Development - Munish Khurana

Inmarsat, UK - Senior Manager, Commercial UAV Market Development - Mark ter Hove
Skyroads, Germany – CEO - Corvin Huber
Fintraffic Air Navigation Services, Finland - Senior Vice President - Pasi Nikama

13:45 - 14:45

Silver Service Networking Lunch at the Exhibition Hall
with Prize Draw of 5* luxury well-being Raffles Massage & Spa
(sponsored by Raffles Zorlu)
14:20-14:45 Briefings, Pitches & Announcements:  A Revolutionary Aerospace Power Source
✈︎ Sustainable Aerospace Powersource Solution
✈︎  Hybrid Battery Technology Innovation
✈︎  Manufacturing Solution
 
 
Nextra Aerospace - Co-Founder and CEO -  Ivan Huang

14:30 - 14:50

1- to - 1 Private Meetings start in Great Meeting Hall

14:55 - 15:15

1- to - 1 Private Meetings in Great Meeting Hall

15:20 - 15:40

1- to - 1 Private Meetings in Great Meeting Hall

15:40 – 16:10

Networking Refreshment break
15:55 - 16:15 Briefings, Pitches & Announcements:   Understanding the weather’s impact on future eVTOL operations - today!

Unisphere

16:10 - 17:10

EXCLUSIVE Q&A: MARKETING & LEASING of eVTOL AIRCRAFT:
✈︎ How this sector is developing
✈︎ The role airlines and leasing companies play in this booming industry

United Airlines, USA - United Airlines Ventures and Corporate Development - Edward Espiritu
Japan Airlines, Japan - Director, Air Mobility Business - Masato Kunezaki
Avolon Aerospace Leasing, Ireland - Head of eVTOLs - Marc Tembleque-Vilalta
Gozen Holding, Turkey - Deputy Managing Director -  Oğuzhan Demiral

17:15 – 17:35

1- to - 1 Private Meetings in Great Meeting Hall

17:40 – 18:00

1- to - 1 Private Meetings in Great Meeting Hall

18:45 - 20:45

NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION ON BOSPHORUS BOAT


Day 2 - Wednesday, 14 September

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08:30 - 09:00

ARRIVAL, COFFEE/ REFRESHEMENTS

09:00 - 09:15

DAY II OPENING 
MoC - Ceren Baktimur

09:15 - 10:20

eVTOL Developers: ASK ANYTHING, NO BOUNDARIES:     
✈︎ Challenges to meet UAM forecast
✈︎ Can the industry solve potential operational issues now to reach its full potential
✈︎ Question of the energy per passenger kilometre
✈︎ What are the real costs of operation compared to helicopter & traditional services? What are Flight Operating Cost (FOC) and (administrative) Overheads?
✈︎ What is the batteries sustainability footprint?
✈︎ Mobility Hubs: UAV landing spaces

                
EHang, Europe - Chief Markeing Officer - Andreas Perotti
EVE Air Mobility, USA - Middle East and Africa Lead - Victor Lefevre
Rolls-Royce, Germany - Lead Urban Air Mobility - Dr Martin Boll
AirCar Corp, Turkey - CEO - Eray Altunbozar
Limosa Inc - CEO - Hamid Hamidi

10:20 - 11:25

EXPERT DICUSSION: HOW TO PREPARE YOUR AIRPORT FOR eVTOL/eSTOL/eCTOL:
✈ Fixed wing aircraft to be operating in regional and sub-regional airports                        
✈ 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
✈ Assisting airport congestions, ex SkyBus capable of carrying between 30-50 passengers each
✈ Integration of the operation network and airspace management as well as ground infrastructure
✈ Accommodating multiple types of aircraft with varying performance capabilities
✈ 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?
✈ 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? 
                    
Royal Schiphol Group, Netherlands - Board Advisor - Ahmad Bakkar
To70 Aviation, Italy - Managing Director - Bruno Rampinelli Rota
iGA İstanbul Airport, Master Plan Director - Yusuf Selamoğlu
Aeroporti di Roma UrbanV, Italy - CEO - Carlo Tursi
Ferrovial Airports, USA - Business Plan and Innovation Director - Gonzalo Velasco Zabalza
Skyports, UK - Head of Europe and Middle East - Damian Kysely

11:25 - 11:55

Networking Refreshment Break

11:30 - 12:00 Briefings, Pitches & Announcements: The Future is Now:
✈︎ Simplified vehicle operations
✈︎ Enabling technologies, integrated systems
✈︎ Creating the UAM market together with partners

DRONEPAD ITALY CEO - Emanuele Angeli DRONEPAD ITALY Operation Manager - Eng. Bronzi

11:55 - 13:00

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS DISCUSSION: AIR TAXIS 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
 
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, USA - Program Manager - Ralph Tamburro
Los Angeles Dep of Transport, USA - Advanced Air Mobility Manager - Clint Harper
Nurus Group, Turkey - Deputy Chairman - Renan Gökyay
Community Air Mobility Initiative, USA - Executive Director - Yolanka Wulff
Ferrovial, Spain - Business Plan & Innovation Director - Gonzalo Velasco Zabalza
Skyports, UK - Head of Europe and Middle East - Damian Kysely

13:05 - 13:25

1-to-1 Private Meetings in Great Meeting Hall

13:25 - 14:30

Silver Service Networking Lunch at the Exhibition Hall

14:20 - 14:40 Briefings, Pitches & Announcements

SITA Director, Product Manager, Switzerland - Florent Birling

14:30 – 14:50

1- to - 1 Private Meetings in Great Meeting Hall

14:55 – 15:15

1- to - 1 Private Meetings in Great Meeting Hall

15:20 - 15:40

1- to - 1 Private Meetings in Great Meeting Hall

15:40 – 16:10

Networking Refreshment break

15:50 - 16:10 Briefings, Pitches & Announcements:  Elevating Delivery - Enabling Everyday Deliveries
✈︎ India on a Mission to be a Global Drone Hub by 2030
✈︎ Skye Air's journey to complete 2000+ Commercial Deliveries
✈︎ World's Longest BVLOS Medicine Delivery Flight - 104 Kms with Flipkart (Walmart Group)
✈︎ Bringing time saving, cost saving and carbon reduction impact on businesses
✈︎ Scaling solutions for the world

Skye Air Mobility, India CEO - Ankit Kumar

16:10 – 16:30

1- to - 1 Private Meetings in Great Meeting Hall

16:30 - 17:00

EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENTS ON THE MAIN STAGE
Skyportz Australia - Announcement by Clem Newton-brown, CEO

17:05 – 17:25

1- to - 1 Private Meetings in Great Meeting Hall

17:30 – 17:50

Last 1- to - 1 Private Meetings in Great Meeting Hall

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

20:00 - 23:30

FAREWELL AFTERPARTY AT ZANZIBAR BAR WITH LIVE MUSIC
(located through the Rocca Restaurant on the Ground Floor
at Raffles hotel)


Day 3 - Thursday, 15 September
(Bilişim Vadisi)

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07:00

VIP Coach pick from Raffles Lobby

08:15

Cocktails
Sight Visit of Technology and Innovation Base of Türkiye
Vertical Air Show (lineup to be announced soon)
Discussions

11:00

Departures back to Raffles / iGA Istanbul Airport
Recommended time to book your departure flight is from 15:00 onwards