Conference Agenda and Timetable


Monday 21 May 2018



 19:00 - 21:00

 Welcome Reception and Cocktails
 
Sponsored by Jeppesen

   

Tuesday 22 May 2018



 07:00 - 08:00  Breakfast Buffet (Salon C)
 Sponsored Event

 08:00 - 08:30

 Introductions / Conference Overview
 08:30 - 09:30


 Keynote Address

 Jeff Helfrick

 Vice President – Airport Operations

 Hawaiian Airlines


 09:30 - 10:00

 Coffee Break (Salon B)

 10:00 - 10:30

 Reactive to Predictive – OCCs over the course of time

 Annie Balzereit

 M2P Consulting


 10:30 - 11:00

 A Supervised Machine Learning Approach for Solving the Aircraft Recovery Problem

 Vikrant Vaze

 Dartmouth College


 11:00 - 11:30


 A New Approach of Recovery for the Airline Industry

 Daniel Stecher

 IBS Software Services


 11:30 - 12:00


 Artificial Intelligence for Disruption Management

 Andres Radig

 Lufthansa Systems 

 12:00 - 13:00


 Business Lunch (Salon C)
 
Sponsored by FlightAware

 13:00 - 13:30


 Computer-Vision-Based Gate Activity Monitoring

 Victor Cheng & Vicky Lu

 Optimal Synthesis Inc.

 13:30 - 14:00


 Schedule Recovery with Crew Considerations

 Sureshan Karichery & Helder Inacio

 Sabre Airline Solutions


 14:00 - 14:30
 KLM & BCG Partnership for Operations Optimization

 Fernando Bosch & Sander Stomph

 Boston Consulting Group


 14:30 - 15:00

 Coffee Break (Salon B)

 15:00 - 18:00

 Vendor Presentations / Exhibition

 Lufthansa Systems

 IBS Software Services

 Sabre Airline Solutions

 OpsGenie

 T2RL


 AD OPT

 Boeing/Jeppesen

 Optym / Amadeus

 GE Aviation Digital

 INFORM GmbH


 SITA

 FlightAware

 Predictive Mobility

 M2P Consulting


   
 19:30 - 21.30


 Dinner at The Pualeilani Terrace (Marriott)
 
Sponsored by GE Aviation Digital

   

Wednesday 23 May 2018


 
 07:00 - 08:00  Breakfast Buffet (Salon C)
 Sponsored Event

 08:00 - 08:30

 Airline Updates 
 08:30 - 09:00

 Misconnect Passenger Analysis using a Visual Platform

 Brett Bonner

 United Airlines

 
 09:00 - 09:30


 Human Plus Artificial Intelligence for Robust Block Time Forecasting

 Ece Ay

 FICO


 09:30 - 10:00


 Leveraging Data Science to Find Punctuality Quick Wins

 Blaise-Raphael Brigaud & Solene Richard

 Air France


 10:00 - 10:30

 Coffee Break (Salon B)

 10:30 - 11:00


 Resilient Airline Scheduling and Operations - Optimize On-Time Performance
 Based on Delay Risk Prediction

 Judith Semar & Marius Radde

 Lufthansa Systems & DLR


 11:00 - 11:30


 Improving On-Time Performance through Robust Routing

 Nabin Kafle & Hakan Ergan

 JetBlue Airways


 11:30 - 12:00


 Robust Airline Scheduling with Optimal Block and Ground Times

 Pranav Gupta

 Optym


 12:00 - 13:00


 Business Lunch (Salon C)
 
Sponsored by T2RL

 13:00 - 13:30


 Managing Airside Facilities and Operations: Adaptive Planning with Historical Perspective

 Doug Smith

 The University of Missouri-St. Louis


 13:30 - 14:00


 Working with Alert Management 

 Anders Bohlin

 Jeppesen

 14:00 - 14:30


 Dynamic Airline Disruption Management under Airport Operating Uncertainty

 Lavanya Marla

 The University of Illinois


 14:30 - 15:30

 Vendor Presentations / Exhibition

 Global Eagle

 FICO

 Flight Global

 PASSUR Aerospace

 ATAC Corporation

 SlickOR


 15:30 - 16:00  Coffee Break (Salon B)

 16:00 - 21:30
 
 Chief Luau Paradise Experience
 
Sponsored by Global Eagle

   

Thursday 24 May 2018


 
 07:00 - 08:00  Breakfast Buffet (Salon C)
 Sponsored Event

 08:00 - 08:30

 Leveraging Probabilistic Weather Forecasts & Machine Learning in Airport Capacity Prediction

 Alex Huang

 The Weather Company – IBM

 08:30 - 09:00  

 Improvement of On-Time Performance at Airline Hubs:  A Case Study and Best Practices

 Marina Lützenberger

 M2P Consulting

 09:00 - 09:30



 Prerequisites for Excellent Operational Control

 Jörn Sellhorn-Timm

 Lufthansa Systems - Airline Consulting
 09:30 - 10:00

 Coffee Break (Salon B)
 10:00 - 11:00

 Vendor Exhibition/Demos
 
Salon B

 11:00 - 11:30


 Departure Readiness Prediction Using Machine Learning

 American Airlines

 Shana Parhizi & Tim Niznik

 11:30 - 12:00


 Data Driven Insights Transforming Optimization of Network Operations

 Alex Narkaj

 GE Aviation Digital

 12:00 - 13:00


  Business Lunch (Salon C)
 Sponsored by Lufthansa Systems

 13:00 - 13:30


 Towards a Block Chain-enabled Aviation Ecosystem

 John-Paul Clarke

 Georgia Institute of Technology

 13:30 - 14:00


 An Automated Disruption Management Tool

 Ivo Medeiros

 Embraer

 14:00 - 14:30

 Operational Maintenance Planning

 Alexandre Salch

 Amadeus

 14:30 - 15:00

 En Route Flight Time Prediction Under Convective Weather Events using Machine Learning

 Guodong Zhu

 Iowa State University

 15:00 - 15:30

 Coffee Break (Salon B)

 15:30 - 16:00 

 Business Meeting / Award Ceremony

 16:00

 Conference End



Program is tentative and may change without notice


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