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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
The Summit livestream will be available here at 11:00 CET.

Registrations are closed, but you can watch the livestream here or on our social media channels.

EUROCONTROL’s November Aviation Sustainability Summit will bring together some of the leading lights of our industry to explore how Europe can meet its challenging net zero target and move the sustainability dialogue firmly forward.

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?

EUROCONTROL’s November Aviation Sustainability Summit brought together some of the leading lights of our industry to explore how Europe can meet its challenging net zero target and move the sustainability dialogue firmly forward.

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Aviation Sustainability Summit

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.

09:45-11:00

Registrations and Welcome coffee

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
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00-14:05 - Welcome back

We kick off the afternoon session with an intervention from:

Olivier Jankovec, Director General of ACI-Europe
Olivier Jankovec
Director General
ACI EUROPE
14:05-14:30 - Fireside chat

The first fireside chat of the afternoon will feature:

Jozsef Varadi - CEO Wizz Air
József Váradi
CEO
Wizz Air
14:25 - 15:20 - Sustainability Debate #2

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

Arjan Meijer
Arjan Meijer
President & CEO
Embraer Commercial Aviation
Johan Lundgren
Johan Lundgren
CEO
EasyJet
Patrick Ky
Patrick Ky
Executive Director
EASA
15:20 - 16:00 - 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

COVID-19 measures

To ensure a safe working environment for all registered attendees of this event*, please note that you will need to present on the day a COVID-19 vaccination certificate, or a negative PCR test completed in the last 72 hours prior to the event, or proof of recent recovery from COVID-19 in the last 6 months. You also must wear a mask at all times on EUROCONTROL's premises. 

Learn more about our COVID measures

*Please note that if you are coming from outside Belgium, you will also need to comply with Belgian rules regarding COVID which you can find at https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/travels/

About EUROCONTROL's sustainability activities

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