Mr Arvind Singh, IAS, Chairman, AAI, Mr Ashwani Lohani, CMD, Air India,Mr K Narayana Rao, Director, GMR DIAL,Mr Anuj Aggarwal, Member (HR), AAI, Ms. Usha Padhee, JS, MOCA and CMD, PawanHans,Lt. Gen. KM Seth, former Governor Tripura and Chhattisgarh and President FAST, Mr VP Agrawal, Vice President, FAST,Mr Vinod Zutshi, former Secretary (Tourism),Shri Raman Sidhu, Life Trustee FAST will also be taking part in the seminar.

The focus of discussions will be developing quality infrastructure, Air Cargo hubs through public private partnership, usage of technology and skilling manpower. Aviation, travel & tourism fraternity and persons/organizations concerned with infrastructure development are cordially invited to join the Seminar. There is no participation fee.

The Seminar will have two business sessions, the Business Session-1 "Understanding Growth Opportunities in Aviation – creating world class infrastructure" will be chaired by Shri VP Agrawal, former Chairman, AAI and VicePresident, FAST. Business Session-2 will be dedicated to "Emerging Trends &Challenges in Airline Industry, Skilling manpower, Capacity Building and Seamless Travel" and will be chaired by Dr. RK Tyagi, former Chairman, HAL and Independent Director-Air India.

The seminar deliberations are envisaged to provide a way forward to the civil aviation industry on the theme of topic. Active participation will further enrich the same; is the belief the foundation carry.

The profile of seminars conducted by the FAST has attracted galaxy of speakers and participants who look forward to deliberate on the subject so as to ensure that the findings are recorded in the upcoming Book by the FAST as part of the post event activity. The earlier published book by the foundation, as part of the earlier seminar titled "Aviation & Tourism – Developing World Class Destination" has been appreciated by the industry. The strategies identified for creating quality infrastructure meeting growth dimensions, convergence, integration and skilling have been found useful.