Conferences

In partnership with ETIHAD AIRWAYS !

Abu Dhabi Air Expo is a think tank of the aerospace industry.

Over the course of 3 days, relevant stakeholders from the industry will meet to discuss today’s challenges as well as tomorrow’s opportunities.

Don't miss out on your chance to have a say at one of the industry's leading aviation events!

Conferences at Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2022 will bring together over 80 leading speakers, delegates, thought leaders and industry experts connecting the Middle East (and beyond) aviation & aerospace sector for innovative sessions.

Abu Dhabi Air Expo delivers an excellent conference program throughout the day. 

  • Free to attend for all  industry professionals
  • Conveniently located in the center of the exhibition
  • Three day agenda featuring Aviation thought leaders, C-Level Speakers and Panelists

Conferences registration is now open :

  Conferences program

 DAY 1 : Tuesday 1st November 2022

10h15 - OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY 

10h30 - Abu Dhabi Air Expo Visit

13h-13h45 : THE FUTURE OF AVIATION AND THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN DEVELOPMENT

  • Role and prosperity of women in the aviation industry
  • Importance of empowering women and adding value in aviation

13h45-15h30 : SUSTAINIBILITY IN AVIATION

  • Importance of sustainability commitments to meet industry and global climate goals.
  • How is the industry performing versus the targets ?

15h30-16h15 : READINESS OF EDUCATION SYSTEM ALIGNED WITH TECHNOLOGY GROWTH

  • How updated is aviation educational system in line with the latest technologies and innovations.
  • Challenges and opportunities to keep pace with the rapid developments in the aviation industry.

 DAY 2 : Wednesday 2nd November 2022

10h15-11h : FUTURE GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTS IN AVIATION

  • The Future of Aviation Developments – airlines, airports and the future of business aviation
  • How airports can prepare for AAM (advanced air mobility)
  • Connecting Abu Dhabi to the world & beyond

11h-11h45 : MAKING AVIATION GREEN SUPPORTED BY ETIHAD AIRWAYS

  • Sustainability in the aviation ecosystem
  • Green Aviation - Better flight efficiency and fuel reduction
  • New sustainable fuels and developments
  • How drones can support sustainability?

11h45-12h : GROWTH & FUTURE OF AIR CARGO

  • Importance of cargo for economic growth
  • Air cargo as a key financial contributor to passenger airlines
  • Passenger aircrafts to Freighter conversions

  • Role of dedicated freighters in the overall ecosystem

  • Importance of the role to be played by different stakeholders in air cargo development: airport, airlines, freight forwarders, Government etc.

13h45-14h30 : CHANGING ROLE & IMPORTANCE OF AVIATION TRAINING  & DEVELOPMENT 

  • Impact of industry 4.0 emerging technologies on aviation training and curriculum
  • Future of Aviation Training & the Metaverse

  • Future impacts of technology in aviation education

  • Opportunities and challenges in aviation and training

14h30-15h15 : MRO’S AND THE FUTURE OF MAINTENANCE

  • Regional trends in MRO’s

  • OEM’s and their increasing role in MRO’s

  • MRO Opportunities in Abu Dhabi

  • Opportunities & Challenges for MRO’s

15h15-16h30 : AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT & AIRPORT SECURITY

  • Key Trends & Challenges

  • Airport Cyber Security Services

  • Abu Dhabi Airport – case study

  • Rising costs and benefits

  • Digital Traffic Control

 

 DAY 3 : Thursday 3rd November 2022

10h15-11h : FUTURE OF URBAN MOBILITY – eVTOL HYBRID AIRCRAFT

  • Better flight efficiency and fuel reduction

  • Recruitment - challenges & opportunities

  •  Sustainability in the aviation ecosystem

  • Training & development in aviation

11h-11h45 : ROLE OF AI AND ROBOTICS IN AVIATION

  • Key opportunities & challenges

  • The balance between machines & humans

  • Impact of industry 4.0 emerging technologies on aviation

  • Cybersecurity & cyber-resilience

  • Airport Smart Gates – case study

11h45-12h30 : RETAIL & SERVICES AT AIRPORTS

  • Role and value of Non-Aeronautical Services

  • Airport retail – key trends

  • Abu Dhabi Airport – opportunities in the future

 

Why you should attend the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2022 Conferences

    • Hear from diverse, high-level speakers from aviation thought leaders, regulators and operators
    • See the latest technology innovations breaking into the market and propelling the Middle East industry
    • Engage with experts from across the industry and find out about developments throughout the three-day event
    • Learn through attending one of the exciting panels and sessions to deepen your knowledge and get the conversation going
    • Meet with peers and gain a competitive advantage with unlimited networking opportunities, allowing you to make business connections with new customers and suppliers
    • Bench-mark with the leading global best practices to align to changing trends 
    • Network with aviation industry leaders and operational practitioners 
    • Grow your knowledge and insights into the aviation industry