Symposium Program

Tuesday, 26 November 2013
9:00 – 10:00 Registration | Venue: C1
Opening Session: Chaired by: Prof. Dr. Florian Becker-Ritterspach
10:00 – 10:20 Welcome speech by GUC representative
Prof. Dr. Ashraf Mansour; Prime founder & BOT chairman of the German University in Cairo
10:20 – 10:30 Opening address by conference organizers
H.E. Minister of Transport, Prof. Dr.-Eng. Ibrahim El-Dimeery
10:30 – 10:40 Welcome Speech
H.E.Eng. Abdel Aziz Fadel – Minister of Civil Aviation
10:40 – 10:50 Key note speech
Mr. Hussien Massoud – Former Minister of Civil Aviation in Egypt
10:50 – 11:20 Key note speech - Local Advantages and Global Routing in Civil Aviation
Prof. Dr. Arndt Sorge, University of Potsdam
First Session: Developments in Civil Aviation in Egypt | Venue: C1
Chairman: H.E.Eng. Abdel Aziz Fadel – Minister of Civil Aviation
Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Arndt Sorge - University of Potsdam
11:20 – 11:40 Role of Civil Engineering in Civil Aviation Sector
H.E. Minister of Transport, Prof. Dr.-Eng. Ibrahim El-Dimeery
11:40 - 12:00 EGYPTAIR’s expansion plan and business modernization
Captain Hossam Kamal, Chairman & CEO of EGYPTAIR Holding Company
12:00 - 12:20 Development of Privatised Basic Services in Aviation under Changing Rules - The Case of ANS
Heinz Wipf, dipl Ing HTL, Skyguide - Swiss Air Navigation Services Ltd
12:20 - 12:40 Impact of Satellite-Based Navigation on Civil Aviation
Prof. Moustafa Baraka, Civil Engineering Program Director, GUC
12:40 – 13:00 Panel discussion
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
Second session: Environmental and sustainability Challenges | Venue: C1
Chairman: Dr. Hussien Masoad – Former minister of Civil Aviation in Egypt
Co-Chair: Associate Prof. Sherwat Elwan, GUC
14:00 - 14:25 The Evolution of Aviation Safety & its Impact on Accident Rates
Eng. Mourad Shawky Saadallah,
Former Chairman, Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA),
Former Vice Chairman, Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA)
14:25 - 14:45 Social and Environmental Sustainability in the Aviation Industry
Dr. Alexandra von Winning, University of Halle-Wittenberg
14:45 - 15:05 Challenges in National Air Navigation Services: The example of NANCSC
Captain Mohamed Rezk, Chairman of National Air Navigation Services Company, NANCSC
15:05– 15:25 Does the European Emissions Trading Scheme put MENA Airlines at a competitive advantage?
Lubna El-Batawy, GUC, Faculty of Management Technology, GUC
15:25 - 15:45 Panel discussion
15:45-16:00 Coffee Break and Networking
16:00 – 17:00 EGYPTAIR Exhibition | Venue: In front of C1
Wednesday, 27 November 2013
Third Session: Regional Opportunities | Venue: C1
Chairman: Captain Eng. Hani El-Ghamrawy- Manager Alamein Flying Club LLC
Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Florian Becker-Ritterspach - Faculty of Management Technology – GUC
10:00 - 10:20 How to Earn Money with an Airport?
Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Inf. Joachim von Winning, MBA, Chief Commercial Officer,
Cairo Airport Company
10:20 - 10:40 Regional Opportunities and Pitfalls at Secondary Airports
Florian Olischer, HWR Berlin
10:40 - 11:00 Airport Collaborative Decision Making
Mohamed Hassan Saber, Cairo Airport Company
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 - 11:35 Balancing International Competition and Home-country Institutions;
A case study of a Low Cost Carrier (Norwegian Air Shuttle)
Prof. Dr. Eli Moen, Norwegian Business School
11:35 - 11:55 Strategic Challenges for European Network Carriers by Low Cost & Middle East Airlines
Mr. Andreas Brynecki, Chief Operations Officer, Cairo Airport Company
11:55 - 12:15 Panel Discussion
12:15 - 12:30 Meet the special issue editors - Introduction of call to special issue,
Prof. Dr. Florian Becker-Ritterspach, HWR, Menatallah Darrag, GUC
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
Fourth Session: Infrastructure and Human Capital Development | Venue: C1
Chairman: General Abdelfatah Kato - Former Chairman of Egypt air
Co-Chair: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sameh A. Kantoush, Civil Engineering Program,
Faculty of Engineering and Material Science, GUC
13:30 - 13:50 Complexity of the Human Factor in Air Traffic Control Operations
Eng. Yarah Basyoni, M.Sc., Civil Engineering Program, EMS, GUC
13:50 - 14:10 How systematic training shapes quality, service culture and image of an airline.
Lufthansa School of Business: Staff Training Sales and Operations.
Michael Wurche, former Managing Director of the Regions
North East Africa and West Africa for Lufthansa
14:10 - 14:30 Reliability Centered Maintenance
Eng. Maged Hassan El-Massry, Chair and CEO of Engineering and Consultancy Partners (ECP)
14:30 - 14:45 Coffee Break
14:45 - 15:05 Traffic Simulation and Developing; A General Model Airport Roads in Egypt
Saleh Ragab Mousa, GUC Civil engineering
15:05 - 15:25 Evaluation of BOT Airports in Egypt
Walid El Shamy, GUC Architecture
Prof. Dr. Akram Farouk
Prof. Dr. Mostafa Refaat, Architecture Department,
Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University
15:25 - 15:45 Critical Elements of Safety Over-Site System
Eng. Mostafa Hassan ElGammal,
Technical Director of Engineering and Consultancy Partners (ECP)
15:45 - 16:00 Panel Discussion
Thursday, 28 November 2013
Fifth Session: Business Models and Innovation in Changing Contexts | Venue: C1
Chairman: Chairman of Egypt Air
Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Eli Moen – Norwegian Business School
10:00 - 10:20 Sustainable Customer Service as Success Factor in the Airline Sector
Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès, SRH Hochschule Berlin
10:20 - 10:40 Evaluation of Business Models in the Aviation Industry;
Applying the Data Envelop Analysis
Prof. Dr. Schallmo, University of Ulm
10:40 - 11:00 Mergers and Acquisitions: an Industry in Transition
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Bachmann, University of Surrey
11:00 - 11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 - 11:40 Modernization of Cairo Flight Information (C-FIR) to Support the Aviation Industry
Captain Alaa Orabi, Director General of Air Traffic planning;
National Air Navigation Services Company NANSC
11:40 - 12:00 Evolution of Supply Chain Management in Aviation
Eng. Ziyad Ads, MBA, GUC& Associate Prof. Sherwat Elwan, GUC
12:00 - 12:20 Panel Discussion
12:20-13:30 Lunch Break
Sixth Session: The Future of Egypt’s Aviation Sector – A Roadmap | Venue: C1
Chairman: Associate Prof. Sherwat Elwan, GUC
Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Florian Becker-Ritterspach – Faculty of Management Technology, GUC
13:30 – 14:30 Closing Panel

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