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1st World Financial Symposium

The 1st World Financial Symposium (WFS) will be focusing on industry action to support sustained airline financial health.

Abu Dhabi
When: September 17 - September 18, 2014
Where: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Venue: Jumeirah Etihad Towers
Audience: Open to all

Hosted by Etihad Airways, a leading carrier in the Gulf region, WFS will bring more than 600 financial executives and specialists together to share insights, discuss industry challenges and best practices for aviation financial management.

The information is priceless!

Access to capital, regulatory changes, environmental requirements, high fuel prices and a flat global GDP projection are all happening at a time of record aircraft deliveries. What are the root causes of low profitability in the airline industry and what industry action in the form of IATA standards, tools and policies will support sustained airline financial health? Find out at WFS!

WFS at a Glance

Join us for the invaluable meetings and sessions, including:

  • Working Groups from September 13th – 16th (by invitation only)
  • Industry general meetings focusing on revenue accounting and settlement systems (formerly known as Integrated Settlement or “IS Week”) from September 13th – 16th - (open to all)
  • CFO Summit on September 17th - Invitation to this session will be open to Senior Financial Executives from airlines, business partners and key suppliers
  • Plenary sessions and specialized tracks engaging in debate for mobilizing the industry to support sustained airline financial health , from September 17th -18th - (open to all) .

Tracks Highlights

The symposium will compromise an Opening and Closing Plenaries and 4 specialized tracks as follows:

Track 1: Transformation in Revenue Accounting - 17 September (afternoon)

Track 2: Treasury – Back to Essentials - 17 September (afternoon)

Track 3: Payment Methods and Fraud - 18 September (morning)

Track 4: Risk Management in a changing world - 18 September (morning)

To learn more about the tracks, please view the Preliminary Agenda (pdf)

Registration Information

Register now!

Delegate Type Regular Fee (from 1 July 2014 onwards)
IATA Member Airlines USD1200
IATA Strategic Partners USD1300
Other Delegates USD1400


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