2020 AGENDA

OCTOBER 27-28

VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE

Tuesday, October 27

10:55 a.m. EST Welcoming Remarks


11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST Session 1- Fireside Chat

 

Rich Corrado, President & Chief Executive Officer at Air Transport Services Group Inc. will sit down with a Cargo Facts editor for a one-on-one frank discussion on current industry trends, challenges and opportunities.  

Moderator:

Frederic Horst, Managing Director, Cargo Facts Consulting  

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. EST Session 2 - Refiling air cargo’s flight plan: Growth opportunities and obstacles in global airfreight (panel)

 

  • Market dynamics and hindrances in the medium and long term 
  • The role of combination carriers — will their reliance on freighters change? 
  • How damaged is the air cargo supply chain? 
  • Responding to burgeoning e-commerce and volatile capacity in the lower hold  
  • An assessment of geopolitical and global trade factors 

Panelists: 

Moderator:

12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST Midday break, Commercial Market Trends Meet Up and one-on-one meetings

  • Participate in the Commercial Market Trends Meet Up
    • During this 30 minute meet up we will allow attendees direct access to a Zoom room. Access will be limited to the first 50 participants. Once you are in the Zoom room we ask that you turn on your camera to promote interaction and that you are an enthusiastic and willing participant. This will be an unmoderated open forum, which means that attendees can and should take the initiative to start discussions around Commercial Market trends.

      As an added feature, there will be an Admin in the room and if you would like to break off into a more private discussion you can message the admin to create a separate breakout room. Simply use the chat feature to message the admin and request whom you would like to move into a private breakout.
  • Opportunity for 1:1 meetings with attendees and Sponsors
  • Visit our Sponsors at their virtual booths

1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST Session 3- Powering the next generation: engines, engine supply chain and maintenance (panel)


2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EST Session 4 - EFW Market Spotlight: EFW presents its views on current industry dynamics and trends (presentation)


2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EST Session 5 - Big birds and plenty of pallets: Will renewed interest in widebody freighters last? (panel)

Wednesday, October 28

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. EST Session 6 - Narrowbody freighters: Prospects for conversion and fleet expansion (panel)

 

  • The status of the parked passenger fleet 
  • Post-pandemic appetite for narrowbody conversions  
  • Narrowbody fleet evolution in the recovery: Classics versus NGs  
  • Changing role of ACMI  

Panelist:

Moderator:

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. EST Session 7 - E-commerce unleashed: a temporary surge, or the new normal? (presentation)

 

  • The role of air cargo in catering to e-commerce demand amid the pandemic  
  • How retail is forever changed, and what it means for airfreight 
  • Market data and analysis from Cargo Facts Consulting  

Presenter:

Frederic Horst, Managing Director, Cargo Facts Consulting  

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST Midday break, Freighter Market Trends Meet Up and one-on-one meetings

  • Participate in the Freighter Market Trends Meet Up
    • During this 30 minute meet up we will allow attendees direct access to a Zoom room. Access will be limited to the first 50 participants. Once you are in the Zoom room we ask that you turn on your camera to promote interaction and that you are an enthusiastic and willing participant. This will be an unmoderated open forum, which means that attendees can and should take the initiative to start discussions around Freighter Market trends.

      As an added feature, there will be an Admin in the room and if you would like to break off into a more private discussion you can message the admin to create a separate breakout room. Simply use the chat feature to message the admin and request whom you would like to move into a private breakout.
  • Opportunity for 1:1 meetings with attendees and Sponsors
  • Visit our Sponsors at their virtual booths

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST Session 8 - What pax aviation weakness means for regional fleets in the Americas? (panel)

 

  • Status of passenger aviation and the road to recovery  
  • Are more feeder freighters needed?  
  • Conversions versus new-build freighters 

Panelists: 

Moderator:

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST Session 9 - Boeing Market Spotlight: Boeing presents its views on current industry dynamics and trends (presentation)


2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST Session 10 - An aircraft valuation market in flux: what’s that freighter worth? (panel)

 

  • Top appraisers address values of freighter aircraft and passenger feedstock types for conversion 
  • Post-recovery, which aircraft types will hold their values  and which will not? 
  • How will groundings affect up-and-coming conversion programs? 

Moderator: 

Panelist

Conclusion