Online Conference: Aviation VS Coronavirus, Challenges and Opportunities

Date and Time: April 23, 2020; 15:00 P.M.

The aim of the online conference which is organized by the Georgian Aviation University is:  Analyze Coronavirus effects on the aviation sector, with the involvement, government and business community specialists.

On the conference, the participants will speak about coronary challenges and potential opportunities in the current crisis and post-crisis periods.

The online conference will be organized in ZOOM platform. Organizer and moderator of the conference is Business Administration Faculty Dean in the Georgian Aviation University  – Prof. Vakhtang Charaa.


14:45 – 15:00 – Registration of participants;

15:00 – 15:10 – Welcome speech:

Rector of the Georgian Aviation University, Prof. Sergo Tepnadze;

Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, Natia Turnava;

15:10 – 15:30 – “Coronavirus VS Georgian Economy, Challenges and Opportunities”; Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia – Natia Turnava;

Tbilisi State University Professor, Academician – Vladimer Papava;

15:30 – 16:10 – Difficulties of the coronary crisis from a managerial position; 

Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development – Akaki Saghirashvili;

Director of the Civil Aviation Agency – Levan Karanadze;

Head of the Georgian National Tourism Administration – Mariam Kvrivishvili;

Director of the Georgian Airports Union – Tamar Archuadze;

16:10 – 16:50 – Difficulties of the coronary crisis from the position of the Aviation sector;

Director of GEO SKY – Shalva Kiknadze;

Wizzair, head of corporate communications – Andras Rado;

Tav Georgia Deputy General Manager – Tea Zakaradze;

Myway Airlines Director – Andy Liu;

Tbilaviamsheni Director – Ivane Aptsiauri;

Director of FL Technicks – Merab Chelidze;

Lasare – Giorgi Kakashvili;

16:50 – 17:20 – Difficulties of Coronomic Crisis from Analytical and Educational Positions

Director of the Aviation Advisory Group – Giorgi Molodinashvili;

Expert, Founder of Aero Georgia Group – Igor Aptsiauri;

Consultant in the Aviation field – Tamar Tandashvili;

Faculty of Flight Dean of the Georgian Aviation University – Dimitri Lomidze;

Faculty of Engineering Dean  of the Georgian Aviation University – Nika Tikanashvili;

17:20 – 17:50 – Discussion/Establishment of a Permanent Coordinating Council

17:50 – 18:00 – Summary/End of the conference.