EAC: Seminar on Air Passenger Rights October 21-22, 2010September 22, 2010 at 3:16 pm | Posted in Aviation Law Current Event | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
Source: The European Aviation Club
AIR PASSENGER RIGHTS
Hotel Bristol Stephanie, Brussels
October 21, 2010
Diner will start at 20.00 hours.
——- October 22, 2010
09.45 -10.00: Registration and coffee
12.30-14.00: 14.00-15.45: Moderator: Panel:
EAC welcomes the participants
Prof. Dr. Rigas Doganis, Chairman of the EAC. Keynote Speech
Mr. Daniel Calleja, European Commission, DG MOVE, Director Air Transport.
Regulation 261/2004 – denied boarding, cancellation and delay
Panel discussion and time for questions Mr. John Balfour, Clyde & Co LLP. Ms. Flor Diaz Pulido, European Commission, DG MOVE. Mr. Simon Evans, Air Transport Users Council, UK. Mr. Mike Bowers, TUI Travel plc, Director of Political Affairs. Ms. Cristina Domenici, Danish CAA. Mr. Giles Pemberton, EASYJET, General Counsel and Company Secretary. Mr. Erik van Goor, KLM, Corporate Legal Counsel. Ms. Laura Pierallini, Studio Legal Pierallini, Rome. Mr. Simon McNamara, Deputy Director General, ERA.
Package travel and financial protection
Panel discussion and time for questions Prof. Dr. Pablo Mendes de Leon, Institute of Air and Space Law, University of Leiden. Mr. Giuseppe Abbamonte, European Commission, DG JUSTICE. Mr. Koen Vermeir, IACA, Director Aeropolitical and Industry Affairs.
Mr. John Hanlon, ELFAA, Secretary General. Mr. Michel de Blust, ECTAA-GEBTA, Secretary General. Mr. Rupert Hopley, EXPEDIA, General Counsel. Ms. Sue Barham, Barlow, Lyde & Gilbert.
15.45-16.00: Refreshment break with coffee and tea
Fare transparency and website selling practices
Panel discussion and time for questions Ms. Mia Wouters, LVP Law European Commission, DG SANCO. Mr. Hans de Coninck, Tourism expert, Belgian Consumers Association
’Test-Achats’. Ms. Elizabeth Hichens, BRITISH AIRWAYS, Aviation Lawyer.
Dr. Georg Ruben Friedmann, AIR BERLIN, Legal Counsel.
Chairman’s closing remarks Closing reception