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The 2nd World Financial Symposium (WFS) will focus on industry action to support sustained airline financial health.
WFS 2015 will continue to focus on industry action to support sustained airline financial health. It will be held on September 14 – 17 at the Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I, Barcelona, Spain. Hosted by Iberia, the leading carrier across the South Atlantic.WFS will bring more than 700 financial executives and specialists together to share insights, discuss industry challenges and best practices for aviation financial management.
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09:00 - 10:15
09:00 - 10:30Modernizing the Agency Distribution Network
09:00 - 10:30Opportunities & Strategy Drive Success
11:00 - 13:00
11:00 - 12:30From Payment Regulation to Class Action
11:00 - 12:30Taxation & M&As: Challenges & Lessons Learned
14:30 - 16:00Accounting after NDC
14:30 - 16:00Risk Management in a Volatile Industry
14:00 - 16:30
16:45 - 18:15How to Become a Payment Master
16:45 - 18:15Leveraging Technology & Global Market
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The Agenda documentation will be distributed in July 2015. All Agenda items must be submitted to this office no later than Friday, 19 June 2015. Late submissions will be included in the Agenda as “Any Other Business” and will be reviewed only if time permits. Signatories to the ICH, AIA and SIS may submit Agenda Items to the respective session/Meetings, and IATA Member Airlines may submit Agenda Items to the Revenue Accounting Meeting. Please ensure that you specify the session to which the Agenda Item refers.
Please submit your Agenda items outlining the Background, Problem and Proposed Solution by email to: Natasha Cherry
For eligible members to vote on Agenda Items, they must be present at the meeting. To be eligible to vote on SIS system changes at the SIS GM, participants must be signatories to the IS Participation Agreement as well as actively processing transactions in SIS. A complete list of participants with voting rights has been published on the SIS Website and will be updated closer to the Meeting.
Broaden your knowledge by signing up to the classroom courses that will happen just before WFS.
This course introduces you to the key leasing and financing schemes available for the purchase and operation of aircraft, including straight purchases, secured loans, and government / manufacturer assistance. You will also learn how to maximize the efficiency, cost effectiveness and compliance of your lease agreements through new strategies for structuring and negotiation.
Learn more and register now to WFS & the Course.
Specifically designed for airline financial managers, this course provides a comprehensive review of the tools and methods to substantially increase airline profitability. Topics range from cost-cutting measures to fuel hedging, equipping attendants with an extensive toolbox to optimize their organization's cost structure and budgeting strategies.
Learn more & register now to WFS & the Course.
Broaden your knowledge by signing up to the online course that will happen just before WFS.
This cohort-based, real-time virtual learning program is designed for aviation senior managers and high potential leaders. It uses a participant-centered instructional methodology that encourages reflection, discussion and critical thinking. This method yields behavioral changes and tangible business results, and empowers participants to put leadership concepts into immediate practice. Participants meet weekly on the online virtual platform and are expected to invest approximately 4 hours per week. Register for the program to take advantage of a free pass to WFS.
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At the Amazing Swimming Pool Area in at the middle of the Gardens of the Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I. A casual & comfortable environment to network.
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Take the opportunity to grow your network by attending the WFS Gala Dinner in La Llotja.The Llotja de Mar of “Sea Exchange” is one of Barcelona’s most emblematic buildings and has always been the flagship of a dynamic civil society.
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