EBACE2012

EBACE Program Schedule

EBACE2012 • Geneva, Switzerland

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Registration for EBACE will be located in Halls 5 and 7 at Palexpo. Due to construction on the patio area outside of Hall 6, EBACE Shuttle Buses will drop off and pick up below Hall 5. There will be no access to Exhibit Halls 5 or 6 from the Patio area outside Hall 6. Parking will be in the garages below Hall 5 and Hall 7 for a fee. Unless noted otherwise, EBACE Education Sessions, EBACE Press Conference Rooms, at-Show publication offices and EBACE Press Headquarters will be located in Hall 6. Simply follow the runway carpet from the Hall 6 entrance. The Opening General Session will again be held in the Ballroom in the Hall 1 Conference Center. Information is subject– to change. * Denotes speaker has been invited, but yet unconfirmed.

Saturday, May 12 | Sunday, May 13 | Monday, May 14 | Tuesday, May 15 | Wednesday, May 16

Saturday, May 12

09:00 – 18:00

Exhibitor and Press Registration

Halls 5 and 7

Sunday, May 13

All Day

EBACE PRESS DAY

08:30 – 18:00

Attendee, Exhibitor and Press Registration

Halls 5 and 7
08:30 – 16:30

EBACE Safety Workshop

Hall 1, Room K

The EBACE Safety Workshop, developed primarily for professionals in the business aviation community in Europe, is an effort to provide critical information and training that is directly related to human performance. Eight out of ten accidents are caused by human failure, not equipment failure. Workshop Sessions will be presented by subject matter experts and will provide insight, knowledge, critical information and training directly related to human performance. The EBACE Safety Workshop is neither aircraft nor manufacturer specific, and will include information that is applicable to any aircraft flown. It is being offered at no charge. The Safety Workshop will challenge you to change the way you think about safety.

Separate Registration, although at no charge, and which does not include Registration for EBACE, but does include lunch and the closing reception, is required for the EBACE Safety Workshop. Workshop Registration can be found in the EBACE Registration portal. Learn more and get the entire agenda for this special educational event.

08:30 – 17:00

EBACE International Aircraft Transactions Conference

Hall 1, Room F

Join the world’s leading experts for an in-depth examination of financial, cultural, legal, and transactional issues that impact buyers and sellers of business aircraft. Case studies based on actual international transactions will be used to illustrate the tax, legal, cultural, and transactional components you will encounter in cross-border deals. Aircraft acquisition consultants, aircraft brokers, aviation legal, tax and financial advisors, as well as prospective aircraft owners are invited to attend this valuable education seminar.

A separate payment and Registration, which includes Registration for EBACE, continental breakfast, lunch and Conference materials, is required for this one-day Conference. Conference Registration can be found in the EBACE Registration portal. Registration fee: $595 for EBAA and NBAA Members. Learn more and get the entire agenda for this special educational event.

13:00 – 14:30

EBACE Press Luncheon (by invitation)

Sponsored by:
14:30 – 18:00

EBACE Press Afternoon

Exhibit Halls 5, 6 and 7 and Geneva International Airport
Viewing of Exhibits and the Static Display of Aircraft by accredited media personnel.
17:00

Open Forum & Adjournment

Presented by: Brian Humphries, EBAA; Doug Carr, NBAA

Monday, May 14

08:00 – 18:00

Attendee, Exhibitor and Press Registration

Halls 5 and 7
08:30 – 09:00

EBACE Opening General Session Continental Breakfast

Outside Hall 1 Ballroom
Complimentary cafe and croissants will be served outside the Opening General Session.
09:00 – 10:00

Opening General Session: Business Aviation: Flying the Return to Growth

Hall 1 Ballroom
Moderated by: Ed Bolen, President and CEO, NBAA; Fabio Gamba, CEO, EBAA
Honored Guests: Matthew Baldwin, European Commission; Marian-Jean Marinescu, Member of the European Parliament; Salvatore Sciacchitano, European Civil Aviation Conference
10:00

Ribbon Cutting

Hall 1 Ballroom
10:00 – 18:00

Exhibit Halls and Static Display of Aircraft Open

Exhibit Halls 5, 6 and 7 and Geneva International Airport
12:00 – 13:00

Deep-Dive into the Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck

Hall 6, Meeting Room 1
Session Sponsored by:
Presented by: Tobias Baesch, Jeppesen

Join Jeppesen strategists and developers to dive into the workings of the Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck app. Learn shortcuts and best practices, and understand how this product maximizes efficiency and organization in and outside of the cockpit. Bring your iPad/mobile device as well as your ideas for product enhancements for future releases. The Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck is available in the iTunes app store and is included with a Jeppesen charting subscription. This interactive session will be geared towards professional pilots and owner-operators alike.

14:30 – 15:45

Runway Capacity Planning and Non-Scheduled Operations – A Contradiction in Terms?

Hall 6, Meeting Room 1
Moderated by: Rohit Jaggi, Financial Times
Guest Speakers: Matthew Baldwin, European Commission; Fabio Gamba, CEO, EBAA; Giommaria Uggias, Member European Parliament

Join this discussion on the latest Commission proposals on slot acquisition and ground handling and how business aviation will fit in the new procedures.

16:00 – 17:30

Southern and Eastern Europe: Opportunities Amidst Challenges

Hall 6, Meeting Room 1
Moderated by: Taunya Renson, FlyCorporate
Guest Speakers: Vitus Eckert, JetAlliance; David Marsh, Eurocontrol; Mikhail Titov, RUSAERO

Do you fly to the southern and eastern European borders? Or are those routes in your future planning? Discover what opportunities there might be, and what challenges await you.

Tuesday, May 15

08:30 – 18:00

EBACE Attendee, Exhibitor and Press Registration

Halls 5 and 7
09:00 – 18:00

Exhibit Halls and Static Display of Aircraft Open

Exhibit Halls 5, 6 and 7 and Geneva International Airport
09:30 – 11:00

SESAR: What Does Business Aviation Stand to Gain?

Hall 6, Meeting Room 1
Moderated by: Pedro Vicente Azua, EBAA
Guest Speakers: Carlo des Dorides, European GNSS Agency; Jacek Krawczyk, European Economic and Social Committee; Patrick Ky, SESAR Joint Undertaking; Mark Wilson, NetJets Europe

High-level panelists will share their views on the progress of the Single European Sky and the likely benefits and challenges of the SESAR program for the European sector.

10:00 – 12:30

Pilatus PC12 M&O

Hall 6, Meeting Room 1
11:00 – 14:00

Bombardier Service Center Network Customer Connection Lunch/Meeting

11:15 – 12:45

EU-ETS: Here to Stay Despite the Turbulence – Are You Ready? Will ICAO and CAEP Lead the Way Forward for Global Solutions?

Hall 6, Meeting Room 1
Moderated by: Guy Viselé, EBAA
Guest Speakers: Martina Becher, TAG Aviation; Steve Brown, NBAA; Yolanda Villar Ruberte, European Commission; Andrew Watt, Eurocontrol

This Session will include a debate on the implementation of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) and ICAO’s ongoing work, and a discussion on the contributions of the European Commission, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and European users.

13:00 – 18:00

Gulfstream Operators’ Forum

Hall 1, Room K
13:30 – 14:30

NBAA Coffee Social

Booth 1813

Whether you are a long-time Member, new to NBAA, or just looking to find out more about the Association, we invite you to join us for a coffee and networking social in the NBAA Headquarters Stand. Meet NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen along with representatives from NBAA’s Staff, network with other Members and industry peers, and learn how the benefits of NBAA Membership can help make your business even safer and more successful. It’s also a great opportunity to get your questions answered, share ideas for new benefits and services, and provide us with feedback on your overall NBAA experience. Plus, once you’ve enjoyed your afternoon coffee break, you’ll have a chance to get your commemorative EBACE photo taken and drop your card for a chance to win one free pass to NBAA2012 in Orlando. We look forward to meeting you!

14:30 – 16:00

Curtailing Illegal Flights

Hall 6, Meeting Room 1
Moderated by: Aoife O’Sullivan, Gates & Partners
Guest Speakers: Gary Garofalo, Garofalo, Goerlich, Hainbach P.C.; Maxime Coffin*, DGAC; Willy Sigl, EASA; Oliver King, Avinode

Why should we care about illegal flights? What is their impact? What are the solutions? The panelists will answer these questions and many more on this important issue.

Wednesday, May 16

08:30 – 18:00

EBACE Attendee, Exhibitor and Press Registration

Halls 5 and 7
09:00 – 15:00

Static Display of Aircraft Open

Geneva International Airport (GVA)
09:00 – 16:00

Exhibit Halls Open

Halls 5, 6 and 7
09:30 – 18:00

EBACE Cabin Crew Symposium

Hall 1, Room K

The increasingly global nature of business aviation activity demands the highest levels of training for flight crews charged with the safety and security of passengers and aircraft. Flight attendants and cabin crew play a critical role in the safety, security and operational processes of the flight department. This second annual EBACE Cabin Crew Symposium will address issues relevant to passenger safety, onboard catering support and top-notch passenger service, and will offer a review of a real-life emergency that resulted in the successful evacuation of nearly 300 passengers.

Separate Registration, although at no charge, and which does not include Registration for EBACE, but does include lunch and the closing reception, is required for the EBACE Cabin Crew Symposium. Registration can be found in the EBACE Registration portal. Learn more and get the entire agenda for this special educational event.

10:00 – 11:00

Business Aviation as a Career: Crewing and Support for Today and Tomorrow!

Hall 6, Meeting Room 2
Moderated by: Belarmino Gonçalves Paradela, EBAA
Guest Speakers: Victor Grove, PrivatAir; Markus Blattner, TAG Aviation; Students from Sabena Flight Academy (Brussels, Belgium), ENAC (Toulouse, France) and IAAG/EPAG (Lille, France)

Are you a college student or a student pilot who is looking for a career in business aviation? This is your chance to meet experienced professionals, and hear what job opportunities are available in business aviation.

10:00 – 12:00

Business Aviation Across the World

Hall 6, Meeting Room 2
Moderated by: Don Spruston, International Business Aviation Council (IBAC)
Guest Speakers: Rui Aquino, Associação Brasileira de Aviação Geral (ABAG); Sam Barone, Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA); Steve Brown, NBAA; Fabio Gamba, CEO, EBAA; Ali Al Naqbi, Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA); Jean-Noel Robert, Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA); Kazunobu Sato, Japan Business Aviation Association (JBAA); Karan Singh, Business Aviation Association of India

Join the leaders of business aviation associations from across the world as they detail the issues their associations face.


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