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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Cargo Events

- 6 - 8 October - Manchester, United Kingdom

The IATA Cargo Events provide a unique platform for air cargo supply chain professionals to address the latest industry challenges and opportunities. It will take place on 29-31 October 2019, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • Cargo

Global Airport & Passenger Symposium

- 13 - 15 October - To be announced shortly

Global Airport and Passenger Sympoisum (GAPS) examines the processes that touch the passenger journey, on the ground and in the air, and impact related airport processes and operations.

  • Airport Infrastructure
  • Passenger Experience

Airline Industry Retailing Symposium

- 27 - 29 October - Vancouver, Canada

Based on the success of the Distribution Track of the former IATA World Passenger Symposium (WPS), the IATA Airline Industry Retailing Symposium (AIRS) will address in depth the topics of Distribution and Payment.

  • Airline Distribution
  • Digital Transformation

147th Slot Conference

- 17 - 20 November - Barcelona, Spain

The semi-annual Slot Conference is brings together airlines and slot coordinators to plan airport slots for the forthcoming season that will give their customers the best possible schedules.

  • Airport Infrastructure
  • Slots

World Cargo Symposium

- 9 - 11 March 2021 - Istanbul, Turkey

The World Cargo Symposium is the largest and most prestigious event of its kind. Over the past few days, we have been receiving enquiries about the status of the upcoming 14th World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in Istanbul due to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). Although there have been no reported cases in Turkey, we have taken the decision to postpone the event.

  • Cargo

CNS Partnership Conference (2021)

- 25 - 27 April 2021 - Miami, USA

The CNS Partnership Conference continues to be the premier cargo event, keeping members up-to-date and connected with the latest developments in the air cargo industry.

  • Cargo