Emirates Aviation University opened its third International Aviation Management Conference (IAMC) on November 23.
Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group, the two-day conference brought together industry leaders, researchers and aviation management professionals to tackle the challenges and opportunities currently facing the aviation industry under the theme ‘Lessons Learned, Current Challenges, and the Road Ahead”.
IAMC provides an ideal platform for aviation influencers to tackle industry hot topics and share case studies and best practices. It’s also an opportunity for aviation management researchers, academics and authors from all around the world to showcase their papers and present their studies in a dynamic environment. The conference addresses the steady growth in the various sectors of aviation and emphasizes the need for more research on key issues that impact the industry as a whole.
Keynote speakers included Mohammed Ahli, Director General - DCAA; Gary Chapman, President of Emirates Group Services and dnata; Laila Bin Hareb, Assistant Director General, Strategy and International Affairs - UAE General Civil Aviation Authority; and Michael Herrero, Area Manager at the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
The IAMC 2016 is hosted by EAU with Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) as a principal partner. The conference is also supported by General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Dubai Police and Coventry University and sponsored by Dubai Duty Free.