NDC-in-Practice

NDC in Practice Airline Conference

Chania, Crete 27-29 September, 2016

JR Technologies has developed and delivered the industry’s first live NDC platform for Insel Air. We created this conference to share our experiences and show how an NDC platform can enhance and transform the business of running an airline. NDC enables agility and rapid time to market, it ensures a competitive advantage. It requires certain integrated tools that are difficult to build within the current PSS infrastructure. A new type of technology platform is needed: the JR Technologies NDC platform. We invite you to see it in action.

 

Who should attend?

This is an ‘airlines only’ event. We are inviting commercial, marketing, and distribution strategy decision makers as well as revenue managers and pricing experts.

 

Top 10 reasons why you should attend:

1. Your airline is working on an NDC strategy and you want to learn more.
2. Your airline has started developing certain tools towards NDC and you want to see the full picture.
3. You want to see real systems, not power point presentations.
4. You want to understand costs, implementation strategies, timelines
5. You already know that an NDC transformation is quite complex, so you want to know where to start and why.
6. Learn the truth about airline retailing and how the proper tools will give you a competitive lead.
7. Learn how your competitors’ limited distribution capabilities can be leveraged to your advantage.
8. Learn about various approaches to an NDC strategy and how each approach impacts de-commoditization.
9. Understand the opportunities offered by One Order, that make your business leaner and more agile.
10. Location, Crete is ideal in September, not too hot, not too cold. We have squeezed some time into the agenda to enjoy the island and selected a conference hall in the old port surrounded by some of the best restaurants on the island. Just watch this video. The images speak louder than words.

Conference Agenda

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1Bus Transfer from Heraklion Airport to Hotel in ChaniaCAM
2Bus Transfer from Chania Airport to Hotel in ChaniaCAM
3Welcome party19:30 - 23:30CAM
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1Registration // Coffee & Networking08:00 - 09:00 CAM
2Welcome Remarks - Introduction JRT – George Khairallah 09:00 - 09:15 CAM
3NDC solution reference architectureIATA – Claude Muller 09:15 - 09:25 CAM
4InselAir- NDC Perspective7I – Ryan Harris 09:25 - 09:35 CAM
5Lufthansa Systems (LSY) - Opening RemarksLSY – Stephan Wuerll 09:35 - 09:45 CAM
6Airline Retailing - Discussion on Branded fares, merchandising, and NDC platforms. What is the difference? JRT – George Khairallah 09:45 - 10:45 CAM
7Coffee Break10:45 - 11:00 CAM
8NDC in practice / Inselair Case study (Offer Management)JRT – Tech Team , 7I – Ryan Harris 11:00 - 13:00CAM
9Lunch & Networking13:00 - 14:00 CAM
10Pricing & Revenue Management - LSY will describe a joint JRT/LSY solution for Real Time Dynamic pricing LSY – Stephan Wuerll 14:00 - 15:00 CAM
11Big Data and Pricing15:00 - 16:00 CAM
12Networking Cocktail19:30 - 23:00 CAM
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Welcome note - Recap on 1st day09:00 - 09:15 CAM
2NDC in practice / Inselair Case study (Order Management)JRT – Tech Team , 7I – Ryan Harris 09:15 - 11:15 CAM
3IATA's One Order11:15 - 12:15 CAM
4Implications on DCS & Revenue AccountingIATA – Ruy Thibaut 12:15 - 12:45 CAM
5Lunch & Coffee Break12:45 - 14:00 CAM
6Revenue Accounting & One OrderLSY – Jean Adadevi 14:00 - 16:00 CAM
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Build Your NDC Solution09:00 - 16:00 CAM
2Farewell Beach Party19:30 - 23:30
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Bus Transfer from Hotel to Heraklion or Chania Airport

Travel Information

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Venue

Centre for Mediterranean Architecture (CAM)
Old Venetian Harbour, Chania, Crete Greece
email: info@keppedih-cam.gr
phone: (+30) 28210 34200, 28210 34210

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Transport

Chania Airport “Daskalogiannis” to Venue~ 15km
Heraklion Airport “N.Kazantzakis” to Venue ~ 140km

Hotel

Accommodation

During summertime Chania is a very busy tourist destination and you are advised to book your hotel early in advance. Upon your registration you will be emailed with a special booking code for the following hotels.

Hotels

Kydon Hotel

Kydon

Kriti Hotel

Kriti

Porto Veneziano Hotel

Porto Veneziano

Samaria Hotel

Samaria

Avra City Hotel

Avra City

Learn more about Chania!

Welcome to Chania!!
Chania is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania regional unit. It lies along the north coast of the island, about 70 km west of Rethymno and 140 km west of Heraklion. It is one of the most popular destinations in Greece, as it combines unique natural beauty with rich history and significant cultural heritage. Take a look at Prehistoric Cydonia which is located beneath the modern city. Discover the Venetian and Ottoman era with a walk through the narrow streets of the Old Town and a visit to the Church of St. Nikolaos at Splantzia square. Learn about the struggles for independence and union with Greece at the Maritime Museum.

The climate of Crete is considered one of the finest and healthiest in Europe, with mild winters and dry summers. This enables the visitor to enjoy all year round the beauties of the island. Nature lovers will find in Crete a paradise on earth as there are amazing places such as canyons, caves, waterfalls and mountains to explore. Those who love sports such as windsurfing, kite surfing, diving will find Crete a unique destination as opportunities to practice are countless. Needless to say that being on an island there are numerous beaches available for swimming. The most famous are the lagoons of Balos and Elafonisi, while the organized beaches of Agia Marina, Stalos and Platania, located near the city, are very popular and the nearby beach bars are the heart of summer fun!

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