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2019 IFSA EXPO Schedule

Event Schedule 


Sunday 8 September

8:00am – 5:00pm Exhibitor Set-Up, Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) - Exhibit Hall G

3:00pm – 5:00pm Registration Open, LACC - Exhibit Hall G Pre-Function

Monday 9 September

8:00am – 5:00pm Exhibitor Set-Up, LACC - Exhibit Hall G

8:00am – 5:00pm Registration Open, LACC - Exhibit Hall G Pre-Function

7:45am – 8:45am APEX/IFSA Thought Leadership Attendee Breakfast,  LACC - Various 

12:10pm – 1:30pm Women in Aviation Networking Lunch,  LACC - Various 

8:45am – 4:00pm Thought Leadership Conference, Keynote Addresses,  LACC - Various 

1:30pm - 4:00pm

Track A. NextGen IFEC

Track B. PaxEx 2020

Track C. Driving Ancillary Revenue

Track D. In-Flight Service of the Future

  • Identifying passenger preferences and providing a personalized offering is key to customer satisfaction. Today’s savvy travellers not only consider taste and quality, but also environmental impact, physiological benefit and often locality that drive unique experiences. Airlines, caterers, and suppliers collate offerings to provide such experiences while also minimizing waste, achieving ancillary revenue and adhering to regulations from a range of global governing bodies. Explore ways to address these requests and requirements.

5:00pm – 5:30pm New Member/New Exhibitor Toast, LACC

5:45pm – 7:15pm APEX/IFSA Awards Ceremony, LACC

Tuesday 10 September

8:00am – 6:00pm Registration OpenLACC - Exhibit Hall G Pre-function

10:00am – 5:00pm EXPO Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, LACC - Exhibit Hall G

10:00am – 6:00pm 2019 EXPO OpenLACC - Exhibit Hall G

11:00am – 11:30am Sponsored Break, LACC - Exhibit Hall G

11:00am – 11:15am What is Innovation, LACC - Exhibit Hall G

  • Dr. Stathis Kefallonitis,  

11:30am – 11:50am Delivering Brand Vision Through Food- Alaska AirlinesLACC - Exhibit Hall G

  • Todd Traynor Corey 
  • David Rodriguez
  • Ethan Grossman

12:15pm – 12:35pm Wine Around the Globe and Global Wind TrendsLACC - Exhibit Hall G

  • Jonji Lockman, Intervine
  • Vicki Tomsier, AMI

12:30pm – 1:30pm Attendee Lunch, LACC - Exhibit Hall G

1:00pm – 1:20pm The Cheese Board ExplosionLACC - Exhibit Hall G

  • Mike Dixon, Tillamook 
  • Joe Metivier, Murray's Cheese  

1:30pm – 2:00pm Business MeetingLACC - Exhibit Hall G

3:00pm – 3:30pm Afternoon BreakLACC - Exhibit Hall G
Sponsored by Orvec 

7:00pm – 10:00pm Social Networking, InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown - Spire 73 Rooftop

10:00pm – 12:00am Hospitality Suite, InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown

 Wednesday 11 September

9:00am – 4:00pm Registration Open, LACC - Exhibit Hall G Pre-Function

10:00am – 6:00pm 2019 EXPO OpenLACC - Exhibit Hall G

11:00am – 11:30am Sponsored Break, LACC - Exhibit Hall G

11:30am – 11:50am Flavor in AltitudeLACC - Exhibit Hall G

  • Chef Matt Farrell, gategroup 
  • Sheri Whitley, American Airlines 

12:15pm – 12:35pm Creating a Zero Waste Cabin and Making a Commitment to Earth Friendly PackagingLACC - Exhibit Hall G

  • Guido Gavars, United Airlines
  • Michael Dwork, VerTerra

12:30pm – 1:30pm Attendee Lunch, LACC - Exhibit Hall G 

1:00pm – 1:20am Royal Encounters: Premium Class Passenger DrinksLACC - Exhibit Hall G

  • Dr. Stathis Kefallonitis,
  • Thomas Mace-Archer-Mills, Royal Historian 
  • His Royal Highness Prince Mario
  • Giorgio Tosato, President of Philoxenia Events and Celebrated Mixologist 

4:30pm – 4:45am 2020 EXPO Toast & 2019 IFSA Best in Show Award Announcement, LACC - Exhibit Hall G

6:00pm – 12:00am EXPO Tear-down & Load-Out Coffee BreakLACC - All contracted space

Agenda subject to change.