Programme

DAY ONE – MONDAY 7 TH OCTOBER 2019

DAY TWO – TUESDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2019

DAY THREE – WEDNESDAY 9TH OCTOBER 2019

DAY FOUR – THURSDAY 10TH OCTOBER 2019

SMART AVIATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Airports are fast becoming focal points of the global economy generators of the regions in which they serve. Day One will explore the catalytic effect and critical success factors of airports and the key commercial corridors enveloping them on growth, job creation and regional development. We will also explore the delicate balance of aligning the stakeholders and balancing positive economic growth with social and environmental consideration.

08.30  REGISTRATION – tea and coffee

09.30 – 09.50  OPENING REMARKS
Conference Chair: Chris LeTourneur, President & Chief Executive Officer, MXD Development Strategists

09.50 – 11.00  Session 1: NEXT AIRPORTS/ CITIES/ REGIONS
As Airports and SMART cities grow, the way we build and manage urban and transportation infrastructure has never been more critical to global economic and social development. How will we live next, how will we travel next and what is the landscape for future generational expectations? How are Next Airports and Cities incubators for innovation?

  • Planning resilience for Smart Airports, Cities & Regions as population densities increase
  • IOT and SMART city Initiatives-: platforms for innovation
  • Transforming Transportation- Safe and Eco-Friendly Intermodal Transportation
  • Citizen Engagement and Serving the Community
  • Embracing Future Trends, Creative Destruction and Disruptive/ innovations/ Technologies.
  • The importance of public private partnership and innovative funding models

Thomas Woldbye, Chief Executive Officer, Copenhagen Airports
Alexander Zinell, Chief Executive Officer, Fraport Greece
Sarah Wittlieb, Vice President Innovation & Creation, LabCampus / Munich Airport

11.00 – 11.30  ‘SHAKE HANDS WITH YOUR NEIGHBOURS ‘ & REFRESHMENT BREAK

11.30 – 12.45  Session 2: SMART 360 – STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS IN AVIATION FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Panel members will explore and discuss the positive impact that aviation has on economic development, job creation, tourism and trade.

  • SMART Cities and NEXT Airports
  • Airport/ Airline – dynamic partnerships
  • The Road Map for Growth
  • Airport Region Employment – (direct/indirect/induced/tourism/ancillary)
  • Catalysts for International Trade & Business

Panelists:
Max Hirsh, Research Professor, University of Hong Kong Airport
Pieter van der Horst, Managing Director, AIREA Airportcity Development and Airport City expert
Marja Aalto, Director, Air Transportation Development, Business Tampere
Michael Healy, Director, Customer Solutions, Vanderlande

12.45 – 13.45  NETWORKING LUNCH & ‘BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE’

13.45 – 14.45  Session 3: SMART AIRPORT CENTRIC DEVELOPMENT – LAND USE, REAL ESTATE & COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT
Mixed commercial land use and airport area development are key drivers in boosting airport revenues, job creation and attracting big business to the airport locality.
Commercial Strategies for maximizing the profitability of the airport area.

  • Airport property and real estate development
  • Hotels
  • Land development patterns
  • Commercial corridors and business clusters
  • Business attraction
  • Maximising revenue from car parks

Gee Lefevre, Manager, Teneo
Carlos Criado, Director for Business Development, Quiport SA
Peter de Leeuw, Head of Landside and Real Estate Development, Vienna International Airport.

14.45 – 15.00  CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS

SMART AIRPORT DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT

Airports are icons of air travel, centers of design, innovation and functionality. What are the future trends, challenges and objectives for air transportation facilities? How will airports respond to capacity issues, passenger expectation, new aircraft, and proliferation of technology and future demand?

08.30  REGISTRATION – tea and coffee

09.30 – 09.40  OPENING REMARKS
Conference Chair: Matthew Butters, Director, Pascall+Watson

09.40 – 10.45  Session 1: SMART AIRPORT DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT
Designing, constructing futuristic, functional terminal facilities to meet the requirements of passengers and airlines.

  • Reconfiguring design concepts for the technology enhanced future
  • Innovative Architectural design for next airports
  • Creating Identity through physical form
  • Airport Terminal transformations
  • New trends in terminal design for the expectation of changing population demographics

Roy Oommen, Manager, Capital Project, Greater Toronto Airport Authority
Sascha Brozek, Senior Vice President, KONE
Bill Fullerton, Chief Technical Officer, Fraport Greece

10.45 – 11.15  ‘SHAKE HANDS WITH YOUR NEIGHBOURS ‘ & REFRESHMENT BREAK

11.15 – 12.30  Session 2: REDEFINING THE INFRASTRUCTURE MASTERPLAN
Planning, financing and implanting airport development, capital development & improvement programmes for the air transportation nodes of the future.

  • Joined up master planning
  • Connecting the airport and the wider metropolitan region Intermodal transportation access
  • Airport investment and innovative funding models
  • Airport Construction and Engineering
  • Light Rail connectivity and Intermodal transportation access
  • Future proofing airports

Julian Carlson, Director, Pascall+Watson
Klaas Boersma, Advisor Airport Strategy and Development, Schiphol Airport
Murali Varadarajan, Senior Vice President Operations, Mumbai International Airport Limited

12.30 – 13.30  NETWORKING LUNCH & ‘BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE’

13.30 – 14.30  Session 3: GREEN AIRPORT DESIGN
Aviation is a key component of business, social mobility and economic development. What is the industry response to build and develop successful infrastructure assets?

  • Carbon Neutral Airports
  • Sustainable Design/Development
  • Community Relations/ Outreach Programmes/ Partnerships
  • Innovative Green Solutions

Tine Haas, Principal, Business Line Aviation, Dornier Consulting
Ellis Owen, Senior Representative, World Biogas Association
Erik Fercho Nesvold, Electrical Operation Manager, Stavanger Airport

14.30 – 15.00  REFRESHMENT BREAK

15.00 – 16.00  Session 4: AIRPORT CASE STUDIES – THE DESIGN LAB
The industry’s best, brightest and most influential minds debate and imagine the concepts future of airport design. Capital development and airport improvement programmes – Developing for the future. How are airports meeting the constant pressure on capacity and building world-class facilities to meet the demand?

David Ciceo, Managing Director, Cluj International Airport
Kim Jung, Chief Technical Officer, LocLab Consulting GmbH
Ty Osbaugh, Principal & Global Aviation Practice Area Leader, Gensler

16.00 – 16.15  CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS

SMART AIRPORT SECURITY

Due to their size and iconic presence airports experience frequent security challenges. Learn from the finest airport security professionals, academics and technology providers as to what they perceive to be future threats and the changes to regulations to over come these challenges.

Session Topics will include Cyber Security, The Drone Threat, Behaviour Detection & Insider Threat, Screening Challenges & Solutions and understanding the new Biometric Security Solutions.

08.30  REGISTRATION – tea and coffee

09.30 – 09.40  OPENING REMARKS
Conference Chair: Dr John McCarthy, Cyber Security Consultant and Trainer

09.40 – 10.45  Session 1: (Panel Debate) – The SMART Security 360 debate
Challenges, solutions and innovations
Understanding the delicate of a safe, strong security network and passenger expectation and consent.

  • Land Side Security
  • Cyber security
  • The Drone Threat
  • New Regulations

Sébastien Colmant, Development Manager, IATA
Philipp Kriegbaum, Former Senior Security Expert, Fraport AG
Holger Kraft, Vice President Policies and Concepts, Corporate Security Department, Munich Airport
István Szabó, Chief Security Officer, Budapest Airport

10.45 – 11.30  ‘SHAKE HANDS WITH YOUR NEIGHBOURS ‘ & REFRESHMENT BREAK

11.15 – 12.30  Session 2 – Securing Your Airport Systems from Cyber Terrorism
Building Operational Technology Cybersecurity Resilience for the Connected Airport

Mirel Sehic, Global Director Cybersecurity, Honeywell Business Solutions

12.30 – 13.30  NETWORKING LUNCH & ‘BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE’

13.30 – 14.30  Session 3: SMART Security Screening Challenges

  • Smart Security & next check points
  • Cargo screening
  • Passenger screening
  • Baggage screening
  • Touch point innovations

Andy Boyd, Partner, Result
Harald Jentsch, Head of Airports & Baggage Screening & Head of Air Cargo Screening, Smiths Detection
Neal Owens, Senior Business/Program Representative, Battelle
Stefan Landes, Managing Director, Terminal 2 Company / Munich Airport

14.30 – 15.00  REFRESHMENT BREAK

15.00 – 16.00  Session 4: The Drone Threat (Panel debate)
This session will investigate the current threat of drones from disruptors to aviation, and what technologies are available to airports and agencies to counter them. It will also discuss how drones used by airport authorities can be beneficial.

Sabina Lajdová, Aviation Security Specialist – Team Leader, Prague Airport
Michael Garvens,Chairman, German Unmanned Aviation Association
Mark Ayers, Sales Director, DroneShield

16.00 – 16.15  CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS

SMART AIRPORTS IT & PASSENGER PROCESSING

The SMART Airports IT & Passenger Processing conference day will focus on advanced SMART Airport Innovations and Technologies to enhance your airports Passenger Processing capabilities and experience.

The conference will include IoT and the Airport, The Digital Grid, SMART Wayfinding, the future of SMART Passenger Processing and SMART Non Revenues Streams and IT. It will bring together Airport Chief Information Officers, IT Directors and Head of Operations to explore invaluable insights, case studies and innovation.

08.30 – REGISTRATION – tea and coffee

09.30 – 09.40  OPENING REMARKS
Conference Chair: Arturo García-Alonso, Co-Owner and Managing Director, Airport Intelligence

09.40- 10.00  Session 1: Session One Part One: Interview with Industry IT Expert

  • IoT and the Airport
  • The Digital Grid
  • IT for F&B
  • the advantages of outsourcing IT to other Airport operators

Nektarios Psycharis, Team Leader IT&T Business Analysis & Project Management, IT&T Business Transformation &am Support Services Department, Athens International Airport S.A.

10.00 – 11.00 Session 1: Session One Part Two: The Future of Aviation Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) (Panel Discussion)
As data becomes more accessible and structured, airports, airlines and aviation stakeholders are unleashing a myriad of opportunities by exchanging real time information in a service oriented way, via Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). This panel will discuss the latest use cases, proof of concepts, trials and standardization efforts coordinated by the Aviation Community Recommended Information Services (ACRIS) initiative, which has reached tremendous success and momentum over the last ten years

Rolf Felkel, Vice President IT Applications, Fraport AG
Sebastian Stiffel, Executive Assistant to the SVP IT, Munich Airport
Segun Alayande, Architecture Programmes Manager, Heathrow Airport Limited

11.00 – 11.30  ‘SHAKE HANDS WITH YOUR NEIGHBOURS ‘ & REFRESHMENT BREAK

11.30 – 13.00  Session 2: The New Age of Passenger Processing and Airport Automation

        • Robotics
        • Bag tagging innovations
        • Self service checkin and e-gates
        • technologies to monitor passenger flows andimprove findings.

Charles Brindley, Managing Director, Active Thinking
Michalis Senis, , IT Senior Expert, Munich Airport
Vince Dancho, Senior Vice President, Winnipeg Airport
Campbell Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer, LocusLabs

13.00 – 14.00  NETWORKING LUNCH & ‘BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE’

14.00 – 15.00  Session 3: SMART Non aeronautical revenue streams and technologies to enhance the passenger experience

        • SMART car parking and online car parking systems
        • airport Apps
        • technologies to maximise and monitor F&B spend
        • Airport advertising

Sebastian Stiffel, Executive Assistant to the SVP IT, Munich Airport
Jon Keefe, Chief Executive Officer, AeroParker
Hector Manubens, Director of Strategy, IKUSI Solutions

15.00 – 15.30  The advantages of Outsourcing your Airport IT Systems
Case Studies from the IT focused airport operators and intergrators to include airport billing services, remote ATC, airside integrators, data resources and the benefits of data analysis to your airport operation divisions.

Samir Chada, Director, Business Development, ProDIGIQ

15.30 – 15.45  CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS