CANSO Executive Summit 2023

As the world of Air Traffic Management gathers in Geneva for the inaugural Airspace World, CANSO will launch this brand new event with its annual Executive Summit.

Top leaders, influencers and experts from the aviation industry will gather at Palexpo, Geneva,
Switzerland for an afternoon of debate, discussion and insight.

This year’s Summit will help ATM leaders from around the world move the agenda forward on some of
our industry’s most pressing issues. As the aviation world changes, the Summit will present a global
picture of what’s going on in our industry and answer why we should change, and how we can integrate all airspace users quickly.

Our Summit will be followed by an opportunity to network at our drinks reception, to which all
attendees are invited.

Event Details

  • 7 March 2023 @ 14:00 to 18:30 CET
  •  Geneva, Switzerland
  •  Palexpo
  •  CANSO

Networking Break Sponsor

Our Programme

While our full programme of speakers is being finalised, the current agenda is as follows:

13:00 – 14:00

Welcome Coffee

– sponsored by Aireon
Venue: Conference Centre foyer

The CANSO Executive Summit 2023 will be held in the Palexpo Conference Centre.


14:00 – 14:15

Welcome Address:

Speaker
Simon Hocquard, Director General, CANSO


14:35 – 15:40

Panel Discussion: Pathway to our Integrated Skies

The next few decades will bring monumental change to the ATM industry. This panel, moderated by Simon Hocquard, will discuss
what airspace users of the future need, and the technology, innovation and workforce required by our future skies.

Speakers to be announced.

15:40 – 16:10

Networking Break

– sponsored by Aireon


16:10 – 17:15

Keynote Speech

Speaker
Shaesta Waiz, Founder & President,  Dreams Soar Inc

Born in an Afghan refugee camp and raised in the USA, Shaesta is the first female certified pilot from Afghanistan and the youngest woman to circumnavigate the globe.

She set up her US-based charity, Dreams Soar, to encourage others, particularly women, to follow their dreams and promotes the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education and research.

Shaesta will talk about what motivated her to become an aviator, and tell the story of her inspirational journey around the world. She will also set out what skills might be needed from our future workforce, and how we can work together to encourage the next generation of talent to join our industry.


17:15 – 17:30

Close


17:30 – 18:30

Drinks Reception

Venue: Conference Centre Foyer

Registration

There are two categories of registration. Please read the following carefully.

CANSO Members who are not exhibiting at, or
sponsoring, Airspace World

  • Register for a Free Visitor Pass by clicking here;
  • Select ‘Visitor’ and then ‘CANSO Member’, and your company name from the drop-down list *;
  • If you wish to attend the CANSO Executive Summit 2023, select that option;
  • Complete your registration via the complimentary registration option (Note: do not select the paying Executive Summit pass, as this is already included in your CANSO Membership).

CANSO Members who are Exhibitors at, or Sponsors of, Airspace World

  • Your Stand Manager for Airspace World has an allocation of passes for staff, executives, clients, guests and your contractors;
  • Contact your Stand Manager for Airspace World for an invitation;
  • Register with that invitation and select ‘CANSO Member’ and your company from the drop-down menu *;
  • If you wish to attend CANSO’s Executive Summit, select that option;
  • Complete your registration via the complimentary registration option (Note: do not select the paying Executive Summit pass, as this is already included in your CANSO Membership).

* Members must identify themselves by using their organisation’s email domain (do not use Gmail or similar, or the email of a non-member company).