Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says all is now set for its maiden National Aviation Conference.
The conference, with the theme, “Advancing the Frontiers of Possibilities for Safe, Secure and Profitable Air Transport,’ is aimed at providing a veritable platform for brainstorming and sharing knowledge and ideas on contemporary developments in the global aviation industry. It is slated for the 1st to the 4th of April, 2020, at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
FAAN said the conference would bring together captains of industries, top government functionaries, seasoned aviation experts and key stakeholders, including state governors, chief executives of aviation agencies and minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika.
“Some of the speakers expected at the event are Yewande Sadiku, Otunba Segun Runsewe, Nick Fadugba, Roland Iyayi, Anne Eyinnaya-Egbadon and Peter Onyeri among others. The conference will also feature an investment forum, which will focus on attracting local and international investors in order to apprise them with the investment opportunities in the Nigerian aviation industry,” FAAN stated.
The authority said some of the topics that would be treated by seasoned aviation experts at the conference include: Implementing Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM): Prospects and Challenges; Collaborative Service Delivery in Nigeria Air Transport Industry: Way Forward; Aviation and National Security: Emerging Trends; Addressing Nigeria’s Nonviable Airport Syndrome; Nigerian Airports: Gateway to Developing and Managing Tourist Destinations in Nigeria and more
“Other attractions at the conference include: a career fair, that is aimed at arousing the interest of children at choosing and developing careers in aviation, essay competition exclusive to officers of aviation parastatals, e.t.c
The conference promises to be a catalyst for investments and national economic development, while also addressing the future of Nigerian Airports with respect to safety, security, innovations, financing, leasing, sustainability and growth,” the authority noted.