As governments are now aligned with the industry’s commitment to decarbonize aviation by 2050, IATA's World Sustainability Symposium (WSS) will bring together industry and governments to debate and discuss the key enablers for aviation’s successful decarbonization.
The aim of WSS is to gather and support the global community of sustainability experts needed to realize aviation’s biggest challenge ever.
The first edition of WSS will take place on 3-4 October 2023 in Madrid, Spain.
Why should you join?
The WSS will facilitate critical discussions, in seven key areas:
- The overall strategy to achieve net zero emissions by 2050
- The crucial role of government and policy support
- Effective implementation of sustainability measures
- Financing the energy transition
- Measuring, tracking and reporting emissions
- Addressing non-CO2 emissions
- The significance of value chains
Who will you meet?
The WSS will bring together a diverse group of delegates and representatives including:
- Solution providers
- Banking and financial institutions
Hear more about WSS with IATA's SVP Sustainability and Chief Economist
IATA World Sustainability Symposium - Why is it so important?
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Madrid is a modern, metropolitan city, as well as the capital and financial center of Spain. The city is full of great monuments and architecture, such as the royal palace or the Plaza Mayor, and many museums, such as the museum Del Prado, Reina Sofia or Thysse.
Marriott Auditorium is located between Madrid Barajas International Airport and the city center. Hosting IATA's first WSS, Marriott's Hotel & Conference Center ingrains environmental stewardhip and social responsibility into every aspect of their business - from thoughtfully sourced cuisine to meticulously designed accommodations. The hotel invites attendees to be part of this momentous event and book their sustainable stay today. Further information about the hotel's sustainable practices can be found on their dedicated website.
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IATA WSS Program
View the official WSS 2023 Program (pdf)
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