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World Financial Symposium

​​​​​​The World Financial Symposium brings over 800 financial executives and specialists together to share insights, discuss industry challenges and best practic​es for Aviation financial management.

September 17 - September 20, 2018 Madrid, Spain
Madrid ​Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center 
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The ​5th World Financial Symposium 

The World Financial Symposium (WFS) has become the major, not to be missed aviation event tackling global airline financial issues. The event brings together all players within the Aviation Industry to look ahead and address what kind of decision and action needs to be taken in order to sustain the airline financial health.
The 5th World Financial Symposium is taking place at the Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center in Spain.

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In this video, Charlotte Fantoli & Gregory Leshchuk, respectively Assistant Director, Industry Taxation and Manager, Industry Taxation at IATA are presenting the two sessions that will structure the 'Meet the Expert' track on Taxation they will be moderating at this year's WFS.

WFS 2018 -  Taxation Track


Hear from Lamyaa Khattabi, Senior Manager, Treasury Services & Currency Repatriation at IATA, the early hints of what will be an extraordinary WFS to be held in Madrid, Spain!


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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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