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Conference Speakers

Held under the patronage of

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum

President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority
Chairman of Dubai Airports
Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group
Patron of the Conference

2024 Conference Speakers

H.E. Majid Al Usaimi
Member-Higher Committee for the Protection of the Rights of People of Determination, Dubai Executive Council and President-Asian Paralympic Committee
His Royal Highness Prince Mired Raad Zeid Al-Hussein
President, Higher Council for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Jordan
Igor Stefanovic
Technical Coordinator, Ethics, Culture and Social Responsibility Department, UNWTO Specialist in Accessible Tourism, Spain
Jeff Strachan
Associate Vice President (AVP), Business Operations, Dubai College of Tourism, Dubai Economic and Tourism, UAE
Eng. Meera Al Ameri
Head of Research and Building Systems Section, Dubai Municipality, UAE
Osama Alsafi
Director of Parking Department, Head of Team of the Friendly Organisation for People of Determination, Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai, UAE
Mouza Saeed Rumaihi
Special Handling Manager, dnata, UAE
Eman Al Suwaidi
Head-Government Agenda, Government Affairs, Dubai Airports, UAE
Linda Ristagno
Assistant Director, External Affairs, International Air Transport Association (IATA), Switzerland
Salah Khaled
Director, UNESCO Doha Office for Gulf States & Yemen
Jean-Sebastien Pard
Senior Manager Facilitation, Passenger Services and Operations, Airports Council International (ACI World), Canada
Daniela Bas
President & Founder, DB SustainABILITY Advisory Boutique Int., Italy
Francesco Tapinassi
Executive Director, Toscana Promozione Turistica, Italy
Evan Hall
CEO, Tourism Council of Western Australia, Australia
Mark de Laurentiis
Director, Passenger Experience on the Autism Project, Enete Nazionale Per L'aviazone Civile (Italian Civil Aviation Authority), Italy
Amna Al Redha
Manager, Aviation X Lab, UAE
Iman El Asady
Regional Manager External Affairs & Sustainability for Middle East & North Africa - International Air Transport Association (IATA), Cairo, Egypt
Xavier Mascarell
Accessibility Proposition Manager, Responsible Business, Sustainability, British Airways, United Kingdom
Ronald Pettit
Director, Disability Inclusion & ADA Compliance, Royal Caribbean Group, USA
Jens Lund
COO, No Limits Accessibility, Denmark
Hilal Kahraman
Passenger Experience Design Chief, Istanbul Airport, Turkey
Eric Lipp
Founder & Executive Director, Open Doors Organization, USA
Deneen Cooper
Owner, Cooper VIP Travel Agency, Accessible Travel Advisor, USA
Mahmoud A. Mahmoud
Program Director - Early Intervention, Sanad Village, Dubai, UAE
Ramin Gilani
Founder and Chairman, Gilani Engineering, Australia and Gilani Mobility, UAE
Hannes Bos
CEO-Founder, TravelGenius Pte Ltd; Global Advisor Billion Strong Organisation, UAE
Trinidad Dominguez Vila
Professor, University of Vigo, Spain
Patrick Antaki
Chief Operating Officer, Hospitality Management Holdings, UAE
Conor Halpin
Director of Business Development, PRMAssist, Ireland
Abin Roy Choudhury
VP - Sales and Operations, Deque System, India
Stefano Colleta
Amministratore Unico, Excellence International Consultancy, Italy
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