Tue, 08 Jun | Virtual Kick-off

Aviation & Space Symposium 2021: Virtual Kick-off

The aim of the first symposium is to address challenges for the future development of the aviation industry until 2040 and to discuss interdisciplinary solutions with industry peers. The virtual kick-off will provide a preview and appetizer of the main event in 2022.
Aviation & Space Symposium 2021: Virtual Kick-off

Time & Location

08 Jun, 10:00 – 12:00 CEST
Virtual Kick-off

About The Event

The Center for Aviation Competence at the University of St. Gallen (CFAC-HSG) celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2020. To mark this occasion, the Aviation & Space Symposium St. Gallen will be held for the first time. It is planned to hold it every two years at the OLMA Messen St. Gallen. COVID-restrictions require to postpone the event to 2022. However, the organizers will host a virtual kick-off & preview session, addressing short- and mid-term findings and challenges for the future development of the aviation industry, as an appetizer for the main event in 2022.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Andreas Wittmer (Managing Director, Center for Aviation Competence): Short-term Aviation from a scientific perspective
  • Tamur Goudarzi Pour (CCO, SWISS International Airlines): The post-COVID future of airlines
  • Stefan Tschudin (COO, Zürich Airport): How to address mid-term challenges at international airports
  • Bruno Stefani (Senior Vice President DACH, Swissport Int. Ltd.): The future of ground services
  • Marc Hamy (Vice President Corporate Affairs, Sustainability and Environment, Airbus): Short-term challenges of OEMs with long-term perspectives

Welcome Address:

Hans Werder (President, Aviation Research Center Switzerland)

Bernhard Ehrenzeller (President, University of St. Gallen)

Christian Hegner (Director, Federal Office of Civil Aviation Switzerland)

Moderator:

Roland Müller (President, Foundation For Aviation Competence)

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