Sustainability is in the Air

New Expectations and Challenges

Business & Drinks


Le 12 novembre 2019
De 6:30 PM à 8:45 PM


Our guest speakers
Maria Race
Maria Race
Director of Environmental Policy, Programs, and Sustainability @ United Airlines
Based in Chicago, Maria is a strong environmental generalist and sustainability expert, with experience in health and safety. She has been in industry for 20 years, including directing policy, programs, and sustainability for a major aviation company, directing an environmental services department, managing assets for a large energy company's renewable and conventional portfolio, and supervising professionals.
Stéphane Amant
Stéphane Amant
Senior Manager - Resp. Mobility Department @ Carbone 4
Stéphane has a PhD in Mechanical Fluids and worked for more than 10 years at Airbus including in the R&D team. Expert in sustainable mobility and climate change, he works with industry leaders in their transition towards a carbon-free strategy.
Alexandre Feray
Alexandre Feray
CEO @ Openairlines
After 10 yrars at Air France IT, Alexandre has founded OpenAirlines in 2006, a SaaS company that uses big data to improve fuel efficiency and reduce airlines environmental impact. Openairlines has participated to European Research Program Clean Sky and received several European awards.
We will talk about

Since the travel industry has a strong environmental impact, companies in this indutry are facing strong challenges. They need to maintain their profitability, while becoming more sustainable and responding to users' growing concerns for environment.

Creating a more sustainable travel industry and limiting its impact on the climate and on communities is a shared responsability. But where to start from? To answer this question, Maria Race, Environmental Policy, Programs and Sustainability at United Airlines will share her expertise and insights in a 100% english-speaking panel.


18.30 : Welcome
19.00 : Panel & Q/A
19.45 : Discussion and networking
20.45 : End

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