Revenue Management Systems Announces 2014 airRM User Conference

SEATTLE - May 15th, 2014

Revenue Management Systems is pleased to announce the 2014 airRM User Conference to be held this October in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. The conference lasts 3 days and will run from Tuesday, October 14 through Thursday, October 16, 2014. Attendance is open to any current users of airRM as well as their respective managers and IT support personnel.

The 2014 airRM User Conference will provide attendees the opportunity to:

  • Meet and develop relationships with the entire RMS support team.
  • Meet and develop relationships with other airRM users.
  • Learn about the features and functions of airRM, including new developments.
  • Discuss methods for getting the most out of airRM with fellow attendees.
  • Provide feedback on your experiences with airRM.
  • Provide input on the direction and priority of future enhancements.

airRM Users Conference Agenda

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

10:00 - 10:30 Welcome
      Opening remarks and conference welcome.

10:30 - 11:15 Networking Round 1
      A quick and fun way to meet your fellow attendees.

11:15 - 11:45 Year in Review
      A review of company and client initiatives from the last 12 months including Seattle Forecast Summit update.

11:45 - 12:15 History of Airline Revenue Management
      Revenue management, we use its theories and best practices everyday but where did it originate?

12:15 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Airline Industry Update
      Analysis of global / regional airline trends and outlook.

14:30 – 15:30 Overview Tool Redesign
      After a facelift it’s time to unveil the new Overview tool.

15:30 – 15:45 Break

15:45 – 16:15 Intersection of LCC and Legacy
      Inception, benefit and future of Fare Families in revenue management.

16:15 – 17:00 Networking Round 2
      A quick and fun way to meet fellow attendees.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

10:00 – 10:30 Welcome
      Recap of Tuesday and agenda review.

10:30 – 11:30 Customer Presentation
      Presentation by current airRM User.

11:30 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 14:00 A Year with Ancillary Data
      It's been over a year since ancillary data was introduced in airRM; How does it work? What can be done with it? Why aren't more airlines taking advantage of it?

14:00 – 14:45 Ancillary 2.0
      Status and functionality review of forecasting of ancillary data in airRM.

14:45 – 15:00 Break

15:00 – 16:00 Focusing on Forecasting from an Academic Perspective
      Presentation by Dr. Larry Weatherford

16:00 – 17:00 Action Builder and Queues Functionality Review
      In-depth review into the functionality and use of Queues in airRM.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

10:00 – 10:30 Welcome
      Recap of Wednesday and agenda review.

10:30 – 11:30 FRAT 5 and Sell Up Modelling
      Discussion of new FRAT 5 and Sell Up Models.

11:30 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 13:45 Evaluate Your Business Rules
      Business Rules Analysis: How to best evaluate your business rules to ensure they were built correctly and are used effectively.

13:45 – 14:30 Competitive Fare Gap Analysis
      Discussion of new Fare Gap Analysis logic and supporting tools.

14:30 – 15:15 Different Approaches for Effective Look vs. Book Data Use
      Different methodologies garner different results. What are some approaches to using web analytic data and which one fits your airline best.

15:15 – 15:30 Break

15:30 – 15:45 Informational Session 1
      15 minute information session on hidden features in airRM.

15:45 – 16:00 Informational Session 2
      15 minute information session on hidden features in airRM.

16:00 – 16:15 Informational Session 3
      15 minute information session on hidden features in airRM.

16:15 – 16:30 Informational Session 4
      15 minute information session on hidden features in airRM.

16:30 – 17:00 Closing Remarks
      Conference recap and closing remarks.

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