Wings of Change Europe (WOCE)

Rome, Italy
20 - 21 November

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Wings of Change Europe (WOCE) is a flagship industry event in the region where aviation leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts come together to discuss air transport’s top issues and opportunities to jointly agree on future actions to better utilize air transport as an engine of economic and social development across the European region.

WOCE 2023 edition primarily focused on what is required for aviation to improve its environmental and financial sustainability and navigate through current challenges. This included the environment, infrastructure, and capacity, as well as passenger experience. Europe’s flagship aero political event once more shined the spotlight on industry leaders and policy-makers and included lively debates to shape the air transport of the future.

Wings of Change Europe 2024 will be held in Rome, Italy on 20 and 21 November 2024.

Why attend?


WOCE will address topics such as

  • Opening Plenary: Featuring keynotes, industry outlooks, and interviews
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Infrastructure and Capacity
  • Passenger Experience
  • The Future of Aviation

Who attends?


  • Airlines/Airline Associations
  • Airports
  • Ground Handlers
  • Governments
  • Aircraft Manufacturers
  • Consulting Firms
  • Law Firms
  • Solution Providers
  • Industry-specific Publications and Media

Why get involved?


WOCE provides unique business, networking, and branding opportunities to more than 300 leaders and decision-makers representing the industry. Participants will get exclusive access to industry intelligence and the latest developments and trends.

  • Premium brand exposure
  • Excellent networking opportunities
  • Opportunity to showcase your products and services to a focused and targeted audience who needs your solutions
  • Get the best overview of the market and changing environment to successfully align your business development strategies
  • Learn from the first source the trends and current industry priorities and unleash business opportunities.


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“WOCE offers an amazing opportunity to engage in lively debates specific to the region. It also offers invaluable business-to-business (B2B) interactions, one of the main reasons to attend the event.”
Roberto Roselli, CEO, Plus Ultra

“Attending a high-level event such as WOCE enables participants to network with industry leaders and key decision-makers all the while gaining diverse perspectives and hearing about innovative solutions which will contribute to shaping the future of aviation.”
Montserrat Barriga, DG, ERA

“WOCE, the region’s flagship aero political event, represents a unique platform to actively address European aviation’s most critical industry challenges. Simultaneously, it facilitates collaborative meetings with key stakeholders including regulators and governmental organizations, which enables to focus on finding solutions and to promote emerging opportunities. I personally appreciate the emphasis that the event puts on sustainability and connectivity, which are both key to the long-term development of the airline industry in Europe.”
Kaspars Briškens, Minister of Transport, Latvia  

“Participating in WOCE provides a great opportunity for companies to allocate resources more efficiently. The format of the event, the content, and the overall organization are impeccable.”
Yvonne Manzi, CEO, RwandAir


registration type regular rate  EARLY-BIRD Rate
IATA Member Airline $525.00 $420.00
IATA Strategic Partner $650.00 $520.00
Regulator/Government $675.00 $540.00
Airport $675.00 $540.00
Aviation Service Provider/ Manufacturer $790.00 $630.00
General Public $790.00 $630.00
*Early-bird rates are valid only up until 05 August, 2024
**Prices are excluding VAT.

"Wings of Change Europe" (WOCE), the region's flagship aero political event, will take place November 20-21, 2024 in Rome.

The much anticipated yearly conference tackles aviation’s most pressing challenges, with this 5th edition, kindly hosted by ITA Airways, focusing on “Shaping policy to further increase the value of a competitive and sustainable European aviation”. It will be articulated around keynotes, panels and fire-side chats featuring leaders and decision makers from the entire aviation ecosystem, all the while offering participants a unique networking platform.

Discussions will shed light on the current aviation dynamics and trends, including creating the necessary framework to ensure aviation continues to deliver benefits to economies and societies alike through competitiveness, connectivity and sustainable growth, making the best use of transformative emerging technologies and innovations.”

View the official WOCE 2024 Program (pdf)



Rome with its blend  of ancient history and modern vibrancy, offers a unique place for business meetings and conferences. The city is not only a treasure trove of culture but also a hub of contemporary amenities, boasting state-of-the-art conference facilities, which cater to every business need.  With its central location in Italy and Europe, Rome is easily accessible for international delegates, offering a plethora of luxurious hotels and gourmet dining experiences. Whether it's a large-scale international conference or an intimate business meeting, Rome provides an inspiring and sophisticated setting that is sure to make an event memorable.

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Rome Marriott Park Hotel


With a multi-purpose facility that covers a total surface area of 11,000 square meters including 40 modular meeting rooms distributed over three floors, the Rome Marriott Park Hotel - one of the largest conference centers in Europe - is the ideal location for exhibitions, conferences, conventions, and corporate meetings. The success of every event - from exclusive Board meetings to International Congresses with up to 7,000 participants – is guaranteed by the reliable service, advanced technologies, and high-quality standards of the event organizers.

For the convenience and comfort of attendees, we have secured preferential rates at the Rome Marriott Park Hotel. These accommodations offer not only financial advantages through exclusive rates but also facilitate networking during your attendance at WOCE. All registered attendees will receive direct booking link to benefit from negotiated rates. Due to high demand, rates and availability may vary.



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Wings of Change Europe 2023

Wings of Change Europe took place at the Hotel Okura in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on 14-15 November 2023.

Wings of Change Europe 2022

WOCE 2022 brought together 500 delegates to Istanbul, Türkiye.

Wings of Change Europe 2019

Some 450+ participants attended WoCE 2019 in Berlin, 19-10 Nov 2019. 


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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