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LAAC ANNUAL SEMINAR KICKS OFF ‘MORROW MORNING- no one is left behind physically, virtually

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Senator Hadi Abubakar Sirika, (Right) Aviation Minister, welcomed to his office in Abuja, Dr Abdulmunaf Sarina, President, Airline Operators of Nigeria, AON. Tuesday, 26th July 2022

The much-touted annual talk shop by the body with the exclusive mandate to keep an eagle eye on every material particular development in the air transport industry and its ancillary sectors, the League of Aviation and Airport Correspondents-Nigeria, LAAC-N, will kick off tomorrow, Thursday, 28th July 2022. The event’s venue is Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Ikeja, Lagos.

The international seminar is themed, “Sunset Airports: Economic & Safety Implications.” All are cordially invited. Those who may not be physically present could hook up virtually via-: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86775370801?pwd=Nnorb3hOYVpCNGhNUWlmWHhzNHlPZz09

And as such, the discussion has been arranged to comb critical sub-themes that will enable justice to be done to the main theme.

SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES:
9 am: The seminar begins with the registration of participants.
9.50 am: Guests to be reminded formal take-off is a few minutes away.
10 am: Guests to be formally welcomed.
10 am-10.10 am: Introduction of guests and ushering them to their seats.
10.10am-10.12am: National anthem rendition
10.12-10.21am: Welcome address by Mr Olusegun Koiki, Chairman, LAAC.
10.21 am-10.35 am: Opening remark by the Conference Chairman, Mr Bernard Bankole, Chairman, Finchglow Holdings
10.35 am-10.41 am: An audiovisual documentary on the Nigeria Aviation Sector
10.41 am-10.51 am: Special Remark by the Special Guest of Honour: Senator Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation.
10.51am-11.11am: FIRST PAPER- By Prof Anthony Kila:-
THEME: PASSENGER EXPERIENCE IN DAYLIGHT AIRPORTS.

11.11am – 11.21am: QUESTION & ANSWER

11.21 am-11.41 am: Presentation of LAAC annual magazine, TRAVEL WATCH

11.41am-Noon: TEA BREAK

12 Noon-12.30pm: PAPER TWO
THEME- “MAXIMIZING RUNWAYS UTILIZATION”
Speaker-: Mr George Uriesi, Chief Operating Officer, COO, Ibom Air.

12.30-1.00pm: Question & Answer

1.00pm-1.20pm: FIRST PANEL DISCUSSION:
Moderator: Mr Tunji Oketumbi, General Manager, Corporate Communications, Accident Investigation Bureau-Nigeria, AIB-N

Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two, (at Sunset) MMA2, Ikeja, Lagos

DISCUSSANTS-
A. Capt Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu, Managing Director, MD, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN
B. Dr Wale Babalakin, Chairman, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Ltd., BASL. Concessionaire managing MMA2, Ikeja, Lagos
C. Capt Rowland Iyayi, Chief Executive Officer, TopBrass Aviation Ltd.
D. Prof. Mansur Matazu, Director General, DG, Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NIMET
E. Mrs Sussan Akpoborie, President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies, NANTA

1.20-2.00pm: Question & Answer:

2.00pm- 2.20pm: SECOND PANEL DISCUSSION:
Moderator- Mr Olumide Ohunayo, Assistant General Secretary, Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative, ASRTI.

DISCUSSANTS-
A. Capt Nuhu Musa, Director General, DG, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA
B. Engr Akin Olateru, Honourable Commissioner/Chief Executive, CE, Accident Investigation Bureau-Nigeria, AIB-N
C. Barrister Allen Onyema, Chairman, Air Peace Ltd
D. Mr Matthew Lawrence Pwajok, Acting Managing Director, MD, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA
E. Mr Ikechi Uko, Publisher, Travellers’ Weekend Magazine

2.20pm- 2.40pm: Comments, Observations, & Questions

2.40-3.00 PM: LAAC 2022 AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
LUNCH!!!

VOTE OF THANKS!!! & ANNOUNCEMENT OF DATE FOR 2023 EDITION

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