IBGAA Launch
& Conference

17 November 2022 | Adare Manor, Ireland

The IBGAA conference will bring together key aviation contacts from around the world to discuss the latest developments and explore the future of business aviation.

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    IBGAA CONFERENCE PROGRAM
    & AGENDA - November 17, 2022

    16th of November

    Guests arrive from overseas

    17th of November
    08:00 to 08:30

    Registration
    Conference MC – Oisin Lunny

    08:30 to 08:45

    Conference Opening Address
    Ms. Hildegarde Naughton TD, Minister of State at the Department of Transport

    08:45 to 09:00

    IBGAA &  Conference Overview
    Josh Stewart, Chairman – IBGAA & Founder – XJET

    09:00 to 10:00

    Global Industry Overview & The Irish Advantage
    Moderator – Josh Stewart

    • Mike McCready, President – Argus International Presentation – Global flight data and analysis covering all bizav airports in Ireland
    • Kurt Edwards, Director General – International Business Aviation Council (IBAC)
    • Robert Baltus, Chief Operations Officer – European Business Aviation Association (EBAA)
    • Graham Williamson, President – ACASS
    • Q&A
    10:00 to 11:00

    New Technology & Satcom Communications
    Moderator – Oisin Lunny

    • Chris Bigwood, Regional Connectivity Sales Manager for Business Aviation and UAM Satcom products in the UK & Europe for Honeywell
    • Anna Montanuy Sellart, Regional Director – Europe for Satcom Direct
    • Russell Vickers, CEOand Co-Founder at Future Mobility Campus Ireland
    • Andy Wall, Sales Director UK at PAL-V International
    11:00 to 11:15

    Coffee Break

    11:15 to 12:15

    Navigating Aircraft Transactions in Corporate Aviation
    Moderator – Aoife O’Sullivan, Partner at the Air Law Firm and Chair of the British Business & General Aviation Association

    • 5-Year Pre-Owned Business Aviation Market Forecast – Colin Dunne, Sales Manager – Jetcraft
    • Sean O’Leary, Sales Director – Jetcraft
    • Simon Davis – VP Sales, UK, Middle East, and India for Global Jet Capital
    • Heather Gordon, Legal Director – Martyn Fiddler Aviation
    • Q&A
    12:15 to 13:15

    Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)
    Moderator – Charles Etter, Environmental Strategy & Regulatory
    Affairs – Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

    • Elouisa Dalli, Senior Vice President Group Marketing – Jet Aviation
    • Mark Sanderson, Group Corporate Responsibility Manager – Farnborough Airport
    • Frank Moesta, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Future Programs – Rolls Royce
    • Chris Mace, CEO Mace Aero & Air Charter Association
    • Bryan Sherbacow, President & CEO – Alder Fuels
    • Q&A
    13:15 to 14:15

    Lunch

    14:15 to 15:15

    Ultraluxe Market – Ireland’s Ultraluxe Tourism Potential – Selling to UHNWI
    Moderator – Doug Gollan, Founder & Editor-in-Chief – Private Jet Card Comparisons

    • Mark Nolan, Managing Director – Dromoland Castle
    • Paula M. Carroll, M.B.S. Director of Sales & Marketing – Ashford Castle Hotel & Lodge
    • Miriam Kennedy, Head of the Wild Atlantic Way – Fáilte Ireland
    • Louise Finnegan, Head of Business Partnerships – Tourism Ireland
    • Gillian Costelloe, Business Development Manager & Creative Planner – By Appointment DMC
    • Joe Buckley, Executive Director – IBGAA
    15:15 to 15:45

    Business & Private Aviation Developments at Irish Airports
    Moderator – Josh Stewart, Chairman IBGAA & Founder, XJET

    • Mary Considine, CEO – The Shannon Airport Group
    • Donal Lamont, Chief Operating Officer – Weston Airport
    15:45 to 16:00

    Coffee Break

    16:00 to 16:30

    U.S. Customs & Immigration Preclearance for GA
    Moderator – Josh Stewart, Chairman IBGAA & Founder, XJET

    • CBP Preclearance Film Clip
    • Liam Murphy, General Manager – Universal Aviation
    • Joe Buckley, Executive Director – IBGAA
    16:30 to 17:00

    Conference closing, comments and wrap up

    Launch of the IBGAA National Development Plan
    Team Ireland at the major business aviation shows 2023 – 2028 program
    IBGAA Conference 2023 – Location & Date (early-registration discount)
    Feedback
    Q&A

    • Josh Stewart, Chairman – IBGAA
    • Dave Scully, Vice Chairman – IBGAA
    • Joe Buckley, Executive Director – IBGAA
    • Keith McKay, Operations Manager & Business Development – Woodgate Aviation & Board member – IBGAA
    19:00

    Photographs & Cocktails

    Gala Dinner with Irish folk band CEOL

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