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.

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

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

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 Airport
Sarah Wittlieb, Vice President Innovation & Creation, LabCampus / Munich Airport
Max Hirsh, Research Professor, University of Hong Kong
Andrew O’Brian, President and Chief Executive Officer, Quiport
Yiannis Paraschis, Chief Executive Officer, Athens Airport
Alexander Zinell, Chief Executive Officer, Fraport Greece

‘SHAKE HANDS WITH YOUR NEIGHBOURS ‘ & REFRESHMENT BREAK

Session 2: SMART 360 DEBATE – STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS IN AVIATION FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
The SMART 360 panel will bring together industry leaders for a dynamic fast paced debate. 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:
Elisabeth Le Masson, Member of the Board of Directors, Hubstart Paris Region® Alliance
Pieter van der Horst, Managing Director, AIREA Airportcity Development and Airport City expert

NETWORKING LUNCH & ‘BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE’

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

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

REFRESHMENT BREAK

Session 4: GROWTH, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY
As airports grow and develop, they are rightly realizing their positive economic potential on the regions they serve. How do they grow within sustainable parameters and safeguard that very community.

Marja Aalto, Director, Air Transportation Development, Business Tampere

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?

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

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

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

Nagy Abu Zeid, Vice President, Strategic Planning, Oman Airports
Sascha Brozek, Head of Major Projects, KONE
Bill Fullerton, Chief Technical Officer, Fraport Greece

‘SHAKE HANDS WITH YOUR NEIGHBOURS ‘ & REFRESHMENT BREAK

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 Varajarajan, Senior Vice President & Head of Operations, Mumbai International Airport
Nandita Bhatt, Joint General Manager(Arch.), Airports Authority of India

NETWORKING LUNCH & ‘BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE’

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

REFRESHMENT BREAK

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

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.

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

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

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

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

‘SHAKE HANDS WITH YOUR NEIGHBOURS ‘ & REFRESHMENT BREAK

Session 2 – Part A: Securing Your Airport Systems from Cyber Terrorism
Cyber security experts will discuss this session what are the current threats from Cyber Terrorists, and what can Airports do to counter act them. Expert analysis from Airports, Government and Other Corporate Organisations.

Session 2 – Part B: Understanding what the enhanced Biometric Security Solutions can offer your Airport and Passengers?

  • Case studies from Airports and the Biometric Industry on advanced Biometric Systems optimised to secure airports from internal and external threats
  • How Biometrics technology aid the Passenger Experience

NETWORKING LUNCH & ‘BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE’

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

REFRESHMENT BREAK

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 Steering Committee, Verband Unbemannte Luftfahrt

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.

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

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Session 1: Session One: CIO/ Airport IT Directors/ Managers (Panel Discussion)

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

Michael Zaddach, Senior Vice President IT, Munich Airport
Nektarios Psycharis, Team Leader IT&T Business Analysis & Project Management, IT&T Business Transformation &am Support Services Department, Athens International Airport S.A.
Rolf Felke, Vice President IT Applications, Fraport

SHAKE HANDS WITH YOUR NEIGHBOURS ‘ & REFRESHMENT BREAK

Session 2: The New Age of Passenger Processing

  • Robotics
  • Bag tagging innovations
  • Self service checkin and e-gates this session
  • technologies to monitor passenger flows and improvement in way finding.

Charles Brindley, Managing Director, Active Thinking
Michalis Senis, IT Senior Expert, Munich Airport
Vince Dancho, Senior Vice President, Winnipeg Airport

NETWORKING LUNCH & ‘BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE’

Session 3: SMART Non Aeronautical Revenue Streams and technologies to enhance the Passenger experience

  • SMART Car Parking and online car parking systems
  • airport App’s
  • 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

REFRESHMENT BREAK

Session 4: 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

CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS