March 8-9 Crowne Plaza Hotel

Region's aviation industry meets in Belgrade

Over 100 aerospace companies

Two days, 14 panels, over 700 delegates



Southeast Europe Aviation Summit 2016 was a resounding success. Aviation industry keeps on growing, and so are we. Before we welcome you in Belgrade on March 8-9, let’s take a look at key takeaways from the last summit.   Aviation industry keeps on growing A new, record 4.1 billion passengers were carried by the aviation […]

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Tango Six Events, part of the Tango Six group, is proud to announce the second Southeast Europe Aviation Summit (SEAS18), that will be held in Belgrade, Serbia, on March 8-9, 2018. #SEAS18 will gather professionals and experts from around the world who recognize region’s tremendous potential for growth and will facilitate further dialogues between potential partners […]

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SEAS mission

Second Southeast Europe Aviation (SEAS) summit lands in Belgrade on March 8th and 9th, traditionally at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Belgrade.

SEAS delivers a decision making platform for airlines, airports, aircraft manufacturers, MRO's and aerospace defense companies. Fostering partnerships between governmental bodies and institutions, regulators, education facilities and other stakeholders - we are the largest biennial industry event in the region.

SEAS will facilitate debate, dialogue and presentations for more than 50 companies, attended by over 300 delegates from 25 countries.

If aviation is your business, Belgrade is your destination. Register below.

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08:30-09:50 Participant Registration / Welcome coffee
10:00-10:10 Welcome Address by the organizer

Tango Six Group established SEAS as its premier offline event. Biennial gathering of leading aerospace professionals in the civilian and military arena lands in Belgrade for the second time.

Petar Vojinović, founder and CEO – Tango Six Group

10:10-10:40 Airbus Group plans for South Eastern Europe / Keynote

Fresh from a breakthrough deal of industry-cooperation with Serbia, Airbus is ready to prove its worth in neighbouring countries that are in need of rotary-wing renewal. This region-specific keynote will reveal their plans, offerings and hopes.

César Sánchez López, vice president – Airbus Group

10:40-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:20 Current market outlook by Boeing / Keynote

Industry’s most premier market forecast in the airliners segment. In Belgrade Boeing’s CMO will focus on the SEE region and countries of former Yugoslavia

Jakob Funkenstein, regional director, marketing – Boeing Commercial Airplanes

11:20-12:30 Regional Aircraft OEM's latest project updates / Panel / Sponsored by ATR

Regional aircraft manufacturers are bringing new models into the market. With promises of making great improvements in the short and medium haul operations. How can these new models make airlines in Southeast Europe more successful, especially taking into account the high seasonality of traffic in the region.

Moderator: Alen Šćuric, columnist – Tango Six portal

Clemente Affinito, VP sales Europe – ATR; Martyn Holmes, VP sales EU & CIS – EmbraerMark Gilbert -director of business development and sales – Bombardier

12:30-14:00 Networking lunch
14:00-15:00 Civilian helicopters in the region - Police, HEMS and SAR operations / Panel / Sponsored by Airbus Helicopters

The most vibrant market segment in the region this year gets its own dedicated panel. With participants who represent the most desired customers to civilian helicopter OEM’s we will provide the forum to explore their needs in police, HEMS and SAR rotary operations.

Moderator: Darko Vučić – BiH CAA

Patrick le Barbenchon, operational marketing senior manager – Airbus Helicopters; Laurent Visa, area sales manager – Airbus HelicoptersNenad Nedić, pilot – Serbian Police Helicopter Squadron; Edi Furlan, sales manager – Elifrulia; Zorislav Ivanović, pilot – Republika Srpska Helicopter Service

15:00-16:00 Aviation education system in Serbia and the region / Panel / Sponsored by Prince Aviation

Did you know that Serbia has the most layered and connected aviation education system compared to other countries in the region? We host middle and higher education institutions that have educated domestic and foreign aviation professionals for decades. How are they coping with increased interest, what are the areas that need improvement and how will this industry segment evolve with the needs of the modern market?

Moderator: Zoran Modli, pilot and radio host

Stanko Pavlović, Training Center director – Prince Aviation; Petar Mirosavljević, associated professor PhD – Faculty of transport and traffic engineering; Časlav Mitrović, professor – Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:30 Spectacular aircraft made in Serbia, this year's "Will blow your mind" panel

Currently Serbia exports aircraft to the US, will manufacture UCAVs (Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles) and will soon venture in its most ambitious project yet – manufacturing of pseudo-satellites. You wouldn’t want to miss this one.

Moderator: Petar Vojinović, founder and CEO – Tango Six Group

Milorad Matić “Mago”, founder and CEO – Aero East Europe; Predrag Matejić, chief engineer – EDePro; Petar Matunović, founder and CEO – Composite Technology Team

17:30-18:30 Travel technology and aviation startups of the region / Panel /

One Serbian startup that is set to revolutionize aviation HR with Blockchain technology. One Croatian-born London startup that will disrupt the traditional airline problem of unsold airplane seats. One IT conglomerate based in Belgrade that provides backend IT solutions to major European airlines. One Slovenian startup that aims to improve the safety and health of pilots. All sit down to surprise the local and international audience with the “how-did-we-not-know-they-existed” panel.

Moderator: Marko Mudrinić, editor in chief – Netokracija.rs

Krešimir Budinski, founder and CEO – Air Ticket ArenaSlobodan Vučković, founder and CEO – AirDB; Primož Gajžl, CEO – MedicoApps;

08:30-10:00 Participant Registration / Welcome Coffee
10:00-10:20 Serbian MoD aviation production, technology and R&D plans / Keynote /

Serbian defense industry seeks international cooperation but also conducts domestic research and development that is second to none in the region. With legacy modernization efforts and ambitious projects it is sometimes difficult to keep track with all the activities. Lead figure of the Serbian MoD will dissect all the latest projects, developments and ambitions in the aerospace segment of the growing Serbian defense industry portfolio.

Nenad Miloradović, Assistant to the minister of defence, in charge of defense technologies – Serbian MoD

10:20-11:30 Military rotary-wing acquisitions, industrial cooperation and operations in the Balkans region. / Panel / Sponsored by Airbus Helicopters

Rotary-wing sales in the military segment of the industry have exploded in the last two years within the SEE region. Seen as politically most sensible and operationally most needed, military helicopters are getting bought by the neighbouring countries like there is no tomorrow. When deals are made they can include industrial cooperation, be conditioned by politics or can be solved in various creative ways. How do operators of those machines think and what are their needs going forward?

Moderator: Petar Vojinović, founder and CEO – Tango Six Group

Nenad Miloradović, Assistant to the minister of defense, in charge of defense technologies – Serbian MoD; Major general Bojan Zrnić, chief of defense technologies department – Serbian MoD; Patrick le Barbenchon, Operational Marketing Senior Manager, Airbus HelicoptersCésar Sánchez López, Vice president – Airbus Group; Igor Tabak, defense analyst – Obris.org; Antonio Prlenda, defense analyst

11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-13:00 Startup airports, success stories and business plans /Panel/

Largest are put on concessions, smaller ones struggle daily to survive the competitive environment. What about the ones that have just stared to develop, ones too small and too real to their communities? Who are the people behind their plans, success and disappointments? What are the tales of conquering the impossible and how do desires of the most profitable civilian aviation segment sound like?

Moderator: Alen Šćuric, columnist – Tango Six portal

Bojan Avramović – RRA Jug; Tonči Peović, airport manager – Brač Airport; Mihajlo Jović – Čačak Business Comunity

13:00-14:00 Airport security in the 21st century - solutions, trends, latest tech / Panel / Sponsored by Nikola Tesla Airport

Witness trends and latest technologies in the segment that is the least noticeable but most important for industry’s security. We have gathered professionals and thought-leaders in the region that will relate their experiences, plans and solutions for hassle-free travel. What are the latest technologies, where will you see them and more specifically where will you never notice them.

Moderator: Vladimir Mićić, Head of Security, Belgrade “Nikola Tesla” Airport

Predrag ĐorđevićSerbian CAA; Qiyuan Fu, general manager Europe – Nuctech; Miodrag Radulović – Rohde & Schwarz 

14:00-15:00 Networking Lunch
15:00-16:00 Latest in drones and drone operations in civilian and military arenas. Regulatory challenges, local R&D projects / Panel /

Unmanned Arial Vehicles have became more accessible to the public and got renamed as “drones”. Promising to be the fastest growing segment of the industry our drone panel monetizes on that interest. We will educate the industry and spectators of sector’s companies less known. We will showcase their projects, R&D and then focus on the subject of civilian use and its safety and regulatory considerations.

Moderator: Petar Vojinović, founder and CEO – Tango Six Group

Sima Marković, Managing director – Serbian UAV Cluster; Stefan Vukajlović, Antenall; Vlade Mladenović, Fakultet tehničkih nauka ČačakBojan CvetičaninSerbian CAA; Miodrag Radulović – Rohde & Schwarz 

16:00-17:00 MRO tales less told - modifications, interior customizations and other opportunities / Panel / Sponsored by Prince Aviation

The more interesting talk within the MRO arena. How do you add value to your MRO operation and what do clients seek? When are mods, paint jobs and additional equipment a definition of a sub-segment that is surprisingly vital in Serbia and the region? Did you know that we have two MRO’s that can paint your aircraft, one startup that can design the interior of your VIP jet and one company that can design and produce the most interesting equipment you desire?

Moderator: Vladimir Jovanović, Executive Director – Prince Aviation

Srđan Kragojević, Head of maintanence – Prince AviationSvetlana Mojić Džakula, CEO and owner – Salt & Water; Andrija Ekmedžić, CEO and owner – Konelek

17:00-17:10 Closing ceremony


One day participation fee


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1-day access

Opening ceremony attendance

Industry keynotes and discussion panels access

Coffee breaks

Networking lunch

Delegate gift bag

Significant accommodation discount at the event venue hotel

Airport transfer shuttle

Two day participation fee


Register now

2-day access

Opening ceremony attendance

Industry keynotes and discussion panels access

Coffee breaks

Networking lunch

Delegate gift bag

Significant accommodation discount at the event venue hotel

Airport transfer shuttle

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