Jane Witherspoon is Bureau Chief Middle East based in Euronews’ Dubai bureau. She regularly appears in some of Euronews’ best-known titles, like Interview, City Scenes and Target. As part of this coverage, Jane has interviewed high-profile personalities, entrepreneur Steven Bartlett, Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer, EU Ambassador to the UAE Andrea Matteo Fontana, chef Gordon Ramsay and legendary hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan to name a few. Prior to Euronews, Jane worked as an entertainment correspondent for Sky News and news reporter for the BBC. She also conducted extensive work as a freelance reporter for ITV, Reuters, and Getty. During these years, Jane covered significant events such as the US Presidential elections, the London Olympics, and the Oscars, and interviewed numerous celebrities, like Madonna, George Clooney, and Tom Cruise, as well as former British Prime Ministers Boris Johnson and David Cameron. Recent public speaking engagements include hosting and moderating sessions at the World Government Summit, The Tourism Recovery Summit and the 6th anniversary of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute in Riyadh, the Global Cybersecurity Forum, the Digital Wellbeing Summit at Ithra, Dammam, The Roadmap to Healthy Longevity in the GCC, the Dubai Future Forum, the Dubai Fintech Summit, the Dubai Metaverse Assembly, GITEX and Ai Everything conferences at Dubai World Trade Centre. Jane holds a BA (Hons) degree in Media from Liverpool John Moores University.
14 November 2023 | 10:30 - 11:05 | Panel : Passenger experience for the new age customer
What does an improved passenger experience mean for today’s tech savvy customer? How can airports and airlines create a personalized experience through connecting digital and physical touchpoints? What technologies are airlines and airports looking to implement? Which technologies not only enhance passenger experience but add to the corporate bottom line? Join us for an in depth discussion and get an opportunity to ask all these burning questions to our expert speaker panel
14 November 2023 | 11:05 - 11:20 | Interview : Etihad at 20: exploring the vision for the next chapter
As Etihad celebrates it’s 20 year anniversary, we take a look forward at the airline’s Journey 2030 to see what the future holds.
14 November 2023 | 14:10 - 14:15 | Interview: Ensuring ROI with new digital - first sustainability tech
15 November 2023 | 11:30 - 11:45 | Interview : Cutting edge space technologies for future missions