18th Annual Ground Handling International Conference

This year Ground Handling International is taking its annual conference to the Bella Center in Copenhagen. The conference itself will run from 28th November – 1st December 2016 and will comprise all the elements that have made it the undisputed, number one ground handling event in the aviation calendar.

We are expecting over 750 senior airline, ground handler and airport executives to attend, as well as the industries top suppliers and service providers. This is the conference where real business can be done from the unprecedented networking opportunities this event presents.

Once you register to attend, you will be granted access to the full delegate list to begin planning the important One-to-One Meetings. With over 3500 meetings to schedule, ensure you book your place today to maximise your time away from the office!

Running concurrently with the meetings are the conference sessions, giving you the chance to listen and learn from leading industry experts, and take part in special interest streams regarding issues that affect the day-to-day running of your operation. You will also be able to visit 60 key industry suppliers during the event.

On the social side there is the famous Ramp Safety Awards Dinner, networking parties and an opportunity to join the city tour ‘Christmas in Copenhagen’.

The following are free of charge to all delegates:

• Supplier workshops • Over 3,500 One-to-One Meetings • GSE & IT Supplier Exhibition • Networking opportunities • Special Interest Streams • City Tour • Papers by top industry experts • Ramp Safety Awards Dinner •

Speakers to include...

Financial and M&A overview
Ruxandra Haradau-Doeser, Equity Research Analyst, Kepler Cheuvreux

The Internet of Things
Professor William Webb, Head of IoT, Affini

A new perspective on ground ops
Davina Pratt, Director of Ground Operations, Aer Lingus

easy come, easy go, easyJet
Tony Anderson, former Marketing Director, easyJet

Airlines & ground handlers - divergent business models
Thomas Waintraub, CEO, CAI ZHI

Human factors integration as an approach to sustainable safety on the ramp
Barry Davies, Principal Consultant, Human Factors, ERM - Global Risk

Trust: the key to a Just Culture
Special Interest Stream: Creating and maintaining a workplace Just Culture

Dr Sarah Flaherty, IHP Solutions

What is the role of the GSP in CDM?
Panel discussion - Featuring a panel comprising handlers, an airport operator and airlines to debate the pros and cons of CDM
Kris de Bolle, A-CDM Expert, Brussels Airport

Special Interest Stream: Creating and maintaining a workplace Just Culture
Simon Roberts, SMS Programme Lead, CAA International


Special Interest Stream: Creating and maintaining a workplace Just Culture
Max Gosney, Programme Content Manager, Ground Handling International

Special Interest Stream: Reducing aircraft ground damage
Mario Pierobon, Safety Management Consultant

Special Interest Stream: Reducing aircraft ground damage
Alwyn Brice, Editor, Ground Handling International


Stand out and be noticed!

A select number of exhibitor table top stands and sponsorship opportunities are still available. To make sure that your company has the highest possible profile throughout the event, please contact conferences@groundhandling.com.