The global aviation industry is set to take flight again as the World Aviation Festival confirms the presence of innovative start-ups and the most influential leaders in the field.
Daniel Boyle, Conference Director, said: “We’re looking forward to welcoming both returning and new attendees to what will be our biggest and most diverse year yet. We expect the broad spectrum of speakers and companies attending will foster insightful and critical dialogue about the future of aviation.”
Highlights of the World Aviation Festival 2023:
- Date and Venue: Set your calendars for 26th-28th September 2023. The FIL Lisbon Exhibition and Congress Centre will be the backdrop for this year’s most awaited aviation event.
- The Start-Up Village: Between 27th and 28th September, the festival will feature the Start-Up Village. Over 100 early-stage SMEs will gather here, and attendees can look forward to a dedicated pitching zone running throughout. Some of the newest players include Triend, Chain4Travel, RAVL, CirculAIRity, and Frizbit.
- Keynote Speakers: The speaker line-up is stellar. Among those confirmed are John Hurley, CTO of Ryanair DAC; Massimo Morin, Global Head of Travel and Passenger Airlines at AWS; and Dee Waddell, Global MD of Travel and Transportation at IBM. The roster also boasts industry stalwarts like Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates; Willie Walsh, CEO of IATA; Luis Gallego, CEO of IAG; and Eddie Wilson, CEO of Ryanair.
- Networking and Celebration: Hosted by CarTrawler, the reception on September 27th, from 18:00 to 20:30 at FIL Square, promises an evening of engaging conversations and fun, bringing together over 1,000 industry executives.
More about the World Aviation Festival
The World Aviation Festival is the world’s premier aviation technology conference and exhibition. A nexus for global airline leaders, airport authorities, and senior executives discuss and showcase industry advancements.
For a detailed look at the summit agenda, click here.
Supporting the Festival: Terrapinn
Behind the World Aviation Festival stands Terrapinn, a renowned global events company. Terrapinn is synonymous with events championing innovation and technology, partnering with the world’s leading companies to effect meaningful change.