Event

EUROCONTROL Aviation Sustainability Summit

European aviation has filed the flightpath to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 – but how easy will it be to reach this hugely challenging destination?
Aviation Sustainability Summit

At EUROCONTROL, we are organising a Aviation Sustainability Summit, where we bring together some of the leading lights of our industry to answer this question and move the sustainability dialogue firmly forward.

Agenda

Our thought leaders – top airline and manufacturing CEOs, legislators and innovators – will be sharing their insights on just how European aviation plans to deliver on the European Green Deal goals, and how they see transport and mobility evolving in the years ahead.

11:00-11:40 - Welcome & Keynote

We kick off with a welcome speech and keynote address delivered by:

Eamonn Brennan
Director General
EUROCONTROL
Michael O'Leary
Michael O’Leary
CEO
Ryanair Group
11:40 - 12:30 - Sustainability Debate #1

For our first debate, we bring diverging approaches together with:

Willie Walsh
Willie Walsh
Director General
IATA
Christina Foerster
Christina Foerster
Chief Customer Officer
Lufthansa
William Todts
William Todts
Executive Director
Transport & Environment
12:30-13:00 - Technology of the future

With so much riding on future tech to reduce emissions, we’re delighted to announce a key intervention from:

Bertrand Piccard
Bertrand Piccard
Initiator and Chairman
Solar Impulse Foundation
14:15-14:45 - Fireside chat

We kick off the afternoon session with a fireside chat featuring:

Jozsef Varadi - CEO Wizz Air
József Váradi
CEO
Wizz Air
14:45 - 15:35 - Sustainability Debate #2

For our second debate, we’ve put together an airline-manufacturer dialogue with:

Arjan Meijer
Arjan Meijer
CEO
Embraer Commercial Aviation
Johan Lundgren
Johan Lundgren
CEO
EasyJet
Patrick Ky
Patrick Ky
Executive Director
EASA
15:35 - 15:55 - Fireside chat

We’ll close out the day with another fireside chat with:

Henrik Hololei
Henrik Hololei
Director General of DG MOVE
European Commission
Moderators

Our sustainability debates will be moderated by:

Cathy Buyck
Cathy Buyck
Aviation editor & journalist
Andrew Charlton, Aviation Advocacy
Andrew Charlton
Managing Director
Aviation Advocacy

Register today!

Seats are limited. Fill out our form to reserve your seat. 

Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, to attend this event you will need to present a COVID-19 vaccination certificate, or a recent negative PCR test, or proof of recent recovery from COVID-19.*

You will receive additional information about COVID-19 measures and requirements in place at EUROCONTROL closer to the date of the event.

* Please note that if you are coming from outside Belgium, you will also need to comply with Belgian rules regarding COVID-19. Learn more here.

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