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International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Air Transport, Air law and Regulation, April 21-25, 2008, New Delhi, India

Entrance to the Radisson Hotel Delhi

The Institute of Air & Space Law hosted a Workshop and Conference on Air & Space Law, in collaboration with the Airports Authority of India, and the Center for Aviation Studies at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies.

The Workshop (April 21-23) served as a basic comprehensive introduction to Air Transport, Law and Regulation. The Conference (April 23-25) addressed contemporary, cutting edge issues in air transport, law and regulation.

Asia is the fastest growing aviation market in the world, and India is an integral driver of that robust growth. Information and knowledge are essential to capitalize on the economic opportunities being created in this part of the world. Full program: 2008 New Delhi Aviation Conference Event Brochure [.pdf].

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A roundtable with Prof. Paul Dempsey, Dr. P.K. Gupta, Mr. Gautam Acharya and Prof. K.C. Gandhi (at podium) kicked off the Conference

Conference proceedings

Ram Jakhu: Notes for a Vote of Thanks [.pdf]

Below are some of the papers delivered during the conference, available for download.

April 23, 2008

1.45 pm - Roundtable Discussion

3.30 pm - European Laws, Policies and Practices and their Impact on Indian Air Transport

April 24, 2008

9.00 am - Airline and Aerospace Industries – Supply and Demand, Technology and Finance

10.00 am - Emerging Environmental Issues

24 April at 11.20 am -

11.20 am - Emerging Issues for Airports

2.30 pm - Emerging Issues for Air Navigation Services

3.50 pm - Government Regulation, Bilaterals and Liberalization of Air Transport

April 25, 2008

9.00 am - Airline Liability and Insurance

10.50 am - Aircraft Manufacturer and Air Navigation Liability

1.30 pm - Aviation Safety

2.50 pm - Aviation Security

4.00 pm - Is it Time to Revisit or Reinvent the Chicago Convention?

Faculty and Alumni(ae) of the McGill University Institute of Air and Space Law who participated in the event