November 9th - 11th

Event Overview

Aligned with COP26 and Hosted by AGS Airports (9th 10th & 11th November- Online).

The latest IPCC report (published 9th August 2021) highlights the accelerated pace of climate change and the urgent need for everyone (including the aviation industry) to reduce carbon emissions. Carbon is Key will confront the serious issues facing the industry directly within an environment where key players (airports, airlines and regulators) can communicate positively and constructively.

• Explore how regulation, policy, and legislation can help us deliver a realistic transition to Net-zero
• Create a forum where best practices, experiences, and ideas to be shared
• Ensure delegates have the opportunity to learn, communicate and collaborate with all sectors of global aviation and the supply of sustainable services and equipment giving positive promotion internationally for all involved

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Thursday 11th November
14:15 GMT

Future Airports
Carbon markets; Building Management & Utility (solar, water, electric, and ground)
Ground Emissions & Electrification; Surface Access (travel to and from airports)
Closing Address
Industry address and panel

Thursday 11th November
Scott Cary
National Renewable Energy Lab
Renewable Energy Optimization
Sergio Fernandez
Sergio Fernandez
Director of Airports, Passenger, Cargo, and Security, IATA Europe
Future Airlines' Operations
Holly Greig
Holly Greig
Deputy Director, Aviation Climate Change, DFT
De-carbonisation COP26 outcomes
Thursday 11th November
Michael Rossell
Senior Vice President for International Relations and Corporate Secretary, ACI World
ACI World Net Zero Carbon by 2050
Gonzalo Velasco
Business Plan & Innovation Director, Ferrovial Airports
Management of Future Airports / Decarbonisation
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Wednesday November 10th
14:15 GMT

Future Aviation Pt II
Future Engines & Aircraft and ZERO Emission Flight
Future Aviation Pt III
Future flight and Airspace modernisation

Fiona Smith
Group Head of Aerodrome Strategy, AGS
Wednesday November 10th
Adam Morton
Head of Environmental Technology, Rolls Royce
Fuels & Propulsion
Dr. Thomas Budd
Lecturer in Airport Planning and Management, Cranfield University
Project Napkin
Valentina Vecchio
Valentina Vecchio
Sustainability Policy & Partnerships, Europe, BOEING
Sustainable Aerospace
Will Wright
First Officer & Chair of Young Air Pilots for Honourable Company of Air Pilots
Engaging the Next Generation for Sustainability
Peter Rafano-SQ
Peter Rafano
Environmental Intelligence Services - Airports, Envirosuite
Carbon Emissions - A Heathrow case study
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Tuesday 9th November
14:15 GMT

The Sustainable Aviation Challenge
Opening address from AGS

Future Aviation Pt I
Sustainable Aviation Fuels

Derek Provan
Opening Address
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Jonathon Counsell
Group Head Sustainability, IAG
Airline Sustainability
Dan Williams, FAA
Dan Williams
Senior International Advisor, Office of Environment and Energy, FAA
FAA Fuels / Whitehouse bill
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Martin Bowman
UK Aviation Director, Deloitte
Gene Gobelys
Gene Gebolys
President & CEO, World Energy
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