The Annual Civil Aviation Conference, 18 November 2013




Pictures  from the conference


Conference Program








A musical interlude by students of the municipal conservatory, Herzliya

Mr. Asaf Agmon, CEO, Fisher Institute


Mr.  Uzi Itzhaki, Director General of the ministry of Transport, National Infrastructures and Road Safety.                 


09:40 Session I: Directions in Transport Management and the Development of Flight Navigation in Israel and internationally
Chair: Mr. Christos Petrou, CEO, FSF-MED, Aviation Advisor to the President of Cyprus


Increased Volumes of Air Traffic over Europe, Uniting Airspaces and Improving the Link between Israel and Europe – Mr. Frank Brenner, Director General, Eurocontrol                                                                                Presentation

Squeezing Airport Capacity-Looking for Alternatives, Thoughts from the U.S.A.– Dr. Bernard Lisker, International Director, MITRE Center for

Advanced Aviation System Development, U.S.A. 


Satellite Navigation – Tools and Alternates, Thoughts from the U.S.A. –  Dr. Sebastian V. Massimini, Senior Principal Engineer, MITRE Center for Advanced Aviation System Development, U.S.A.                                  Presentation


The Upgrading of Runways in Ben Gurion airport and its Effects on International Air Traffic, to and from Israel – Mr. Udi Bar-Oz, Deputy Director General Operations, IAA                                                         Presentation









Session II – Highlights and Lessons-Learned from International Aviation Safety
Chair: Mr. Eran Ramot, Head of Aviation Research Center, Fisher Institute

New Highlights in International Aviation Safety – Mr. Henry Gourdji, Oversight, Air Navigation & Chief of Monitoring  Bureau, ICAO       Presentation


Accident Analysis, International Airlines (UPS 747 in Dubai) – Captain Yoni Ronen, CAL                                Presentation


Accident Analysis, General Aviation (Navaho in Eilat) – Mr. Shai Popper, pilot, Chairman AOPA                                  Presentation


Flight Regulations and Flight Safety – Captain Yuval Lotan, former Head of Flight Safety, El Al       Presentation





Lunch Break

Session III – The new business models in the developing Civil Aviation world –
Chair: Prof. Nicole Adler, School of Business Administration, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Ensuring Aviation Safety in a Changing World- Mr. Yannick Malinge, Senior Vice President, Head of Product Safety, AIRBUS         Presentation


The influence of "Open Skies" agreements on aviation and tourism:
a view on the direction the LCC's  world is evolving towards
Mr. John Stephenson , Executive Vice  President,  Wizz  Air

Commercial Models in the Development of Israeli  Aviation - Mr. Uri Sirkis, Director General, Israir   Presentation

Commercial Models in the Development of International Aviation – Mr. David Maimon, Vice President of Commercial & Industry affairs, El Al    Presentation




Closing Remarks  Part 1  Part 2
Mr. Giora Rom, Director General, CAAI
Mr. Herzle Bodinger, Chairman, Fisher Institute

 17:00  Projected conclusion


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Date 18/11/2013 08:00 18:00
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