The 11th edition of Wings of Change will take pace in the vibrant city of Chicago and will remain one of the most important aviation conferences in US, Latin America and the Caribbean, drawing upon leading experts to examine the state of our industry.
The agenda will include keynote speeches and panel discussions covering the economic value of aviation, capacity, regulation and harmonization of our industry, consumer protection, digital transformation, merchandizing and future passenger experience.
The City of Chicago covers an area of 60,000 hectares and sits 176 meters (578 feet) above sea level on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. At 190 km wide and 495 km long, its the 5th largest body of fresh water in the world. The city is traversed by the Chicago and Calumet rivers. Chicago's extensive parklands, including 3,000 hectares of city parks attract an estimated 86 million visitors annually.
As a multicultural city that thrives on the harmony and diversity of its neighborhoods, Chicago today embodies the values of America's heartland-integrity, hard work and community and reflects the ideals in the social fabric of its 77 distinct neighborhoods.
Wings of Change Americas 2018 was successfully delivered with more than 450 attendees from the industry.The agenda included keynote speeches and panel discussions on infrastructure developments, the emergence of Ultra Low Cost Carriers in the region, the economic value of aviation, regulation and harmonization of our industry, consumer protection, the future passenger experience and a special session on the economic state of the Americas.
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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