IATA conferences, exhibitions and industry meetings provide organizations active in air transport with an essential arena for insight, discussion and cooperation on new technologies and industry-related issues.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update


Our number one priority is always the health of our speakers, delegates and staff and we continuously monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. We are following the guidance of the World Health Organization (WHO)—the global authority on public health issues—and the local Public Health Ministry.

Should some events be postponed or cancelled, all registered participants will be informed accordingly and updates will be shared on the event’s page.

Please refer to the IATA Travel Center, for daily updates on travel restrictions.

Postponed events:

Cancelled events:

- Global Training Conference

Sustainable Aviation Fuel Symposium

146th Slot Conference

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- 17 - 20 May - POSTPONED,

IGHC is premier ground handling conference including the Ground Ops Executive Summit (GOES). Introducing and expanding on Connected Ecological Digital Autonomous Ramp - CEDAR, ground operations safety, IGOM and training program implementation.

  • Operations

Aviation Fuel Forum

- 19 - 21 May - CANCELLED,

The bi-annual IATA Aviation Fuel Forum is the premier industry meeting for the world's aviation fuel community

  • Operations

Sustainable Aviation Fuel Symposium

- 21 - 22 May - Berlin, CANCELLED

​​​​​​​The IATA Alternative Fuel Symposium is a platform to exchange on the latest developments in sustainable aviation fuel

  • Environment
  • Operations

Global Training Conference

- 26 - 29 May - CANCELLED,

The Global Training Conference is an opportunity for professionals in training, and personnel development to discuss latest trends in training

  • Other

Direct Data Solutions (DDS) Day

- 8 - 9 June - San Francisco, USA

DDS Day is a free knowledge-sharing meeting for current and future users of IATA's powerful business intelligence solution, Direct Data Solutions. Relevant for network planners, fleet planners and other commercial business units of an airline.

Aviation Data Symposium

- 10 - 12 June - POSTPONED,

The Aviation Data Symposium is the forum to share thoughts and experience and learn from industry leaders how to take full advantage of the power of big data.

  • Airline Distribution
  • Digital Transformation

146th Slot Conference

- 16 - 18 June - CANCELLED,

The twice-yearly Slot Conference is a forum allowing airlines and airports to obtain the slots that will give them the best schedule to offer their customers

  • Airport Infrastructure
  • Slots

Cabin Ops Safety Conference

- 16 - 18 June - Vancouver, Canada

The IATA Cabin Ops Safety Conference places cabin operations as an integral and vital part of the airline operational safety spectrum.

  • Safety & Flight Operations

Business Travel Summit

- 17 - 18 June - Geneva, Switzerland

The IATA Business Travel Summit is a unique opportunity to get the latest insights from the industry value chain – airlines, IT providers, TMCs, SBTs and Corporates – while they articulate their NDC roadmaps to adoption.

  • Airline Distribution

Air Cargo Day Portugal 2020

- 19 June - Lisbon, Portugal POSTPONED
  • Cargo