Presented by the Liveris Academy and UQ's Bloom Festival, this is a unique opportunity for the UQ community to hear from the leader of one of the world’s largest airlines.

Attend virtually

Ed Bastian, named by Fortune Magazine among "The World's 50 Greatest Leaders", will join via live webinar to share his career journey and how his values-based leadership propelled Delta to become an industry leader and a trusted global brand.

Being held at The Atrium at UQ Brisbane City, this free session will include a light breakfast and opportunity to network with fellow staff, students and alumni.

If you wish to view the session online please use the link at the bottom of this page.

Ed Bastian Bio:

Under Ed’s leadership, Delta is transforming the air travel experience with generational investments in technology, aircraft, airport facilities and, most importantly, Delta’s employees worldwide. A 24-year Delta veteran, Ed has been a critical leader in Delta’s long-term strategy and champion of putting Delta’s shared values of honesty, integrity, respect, perseverance and servant leadership at the core of every decision. Since being named Delta’s CEO in May 2016, Ed has expanded Delta’s leading position as the world’s most reliable airline while growing its global footprint and enhancing the customer experience in the air and on the ground. During his tenure as CEO, Delta has become the world’s most awarded airline, having been named the Wall Street Journal’s top U.S. airline; the top-ranking airline in Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies; the most on-time global airline by FlightGlobal; the Platinum Award recipient for operational excellence by Cirium; among TIME100’s Most Influential Companies; a Glassdoor Best Place to Work; and more.

In 2018, Fortune magazine named Ed among “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders,” and in 2019, he was elected to the membership of the Council on Foreign Relations.

You can also join this event virtually. Click here to register for the webinar.

About BLOOM Festival

Join us as we celebrate BLOOM Festival for the fifth year in a row, from 15 - 30 October 2022. Enjoy workshops, events, celebrations and exhibits in the midst of Jacaranda season.

Official BLOOM website          Full BLOOM program


The Atrium, UQ Brisbane City