Global People Forum

Geneva, Switzerland
17 - 18 September
IATA Conference Center

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Shape the Future of People in Aviation Together


IATA Global People Forum is a groundbreaking event dedicated to addressing people-related issues within the aviation industry. In line with IATA’s 25by2025 initiative, this forum aims to foster a more diverse, equitable, and gender-balanced workforce by connecting and engaging with 25by2025 signatories and other stakeholders, collectively shaping the future of people in aviation. This event serves as a platform for sharing best practices and insights to address the industry's most pressing people challenges. Through meaningful dialogue and collaborative workshops, we aim to chart a path towards a more inclusive aviation sector.


Why should you join?

  • Shape the future of people in aviation with top industry leaders
  • Master best practices to surpass your 25by2025 goals
  • Engage with experts to tackle your most pressing people issues
  • Gain a competitive edge by seeing how AI and new technology impact people

Who will you meet?

  • Delegates from 25by2025 signatories
  • HR leaders from aviation value chain and other industries
  • Industry experts
  • Inspirational and visionary speakers



IATA Global People Forum convenes industry leaders, inspirational speakers, and HR experts for impactful discussions and collaboration on shaping the future of people in aviation. 

  • The Future of Talent in Aviation: Discover how economic and societal changes will reshape the talent landscape and what it means for aviation’s future workforce.
  • Redefining Talent Attraction in Aviation: Explore how airlines are revolutionizing their talent acquisition methods to meet these new demands and to attract talent to the industry.
  • Mastering Tomorrow's Skills Today: Dive into discussions with airlines leading the way in innovative skills development, ensuring their workforce is equipped for the challenges of the future.
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Aviation: Gain insights into how airlines are taking a proactive approach on diversity, equity & inclusion to attract and retain their workforce.
  • AI and the Workforce: Delve into thought-provoking discussions on harnessing AI’s potential to shape your people strategies. 
  • The Power of Culture to Impact Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Hear from industry leaders about how they cultivate unique cultures to harness the diversity of their organizations.


View the preliminary program (pdf). More details will be shared closer to the event. If you are interested in presenting at one of the sessions, please contact us.

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Participation in the IATA People Forum is free of charge, but please note that your registration is only confirmed upon approval.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Pledge

IATA believes that diversity of culture, gender, age, orientation and experience boosts the success of the aviation industry. We actively encourage aviation professionals with diverse profiles to contribute to our events as speakers, panelists, facilitators, or in any other way.

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