Istanbul New Airport to host ACI Airport Exchange - 8-10 December 2015

ACI Airport Exchange 2015

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ACI Airport Exchange 2015

The €10.2 billion Istanbul New Airport phase 1 will be completed before the end of 2017. The İGA-hosted ACI Airport Exchange 2015 will be the first major international event focused around the game-changing Istanbul New Airport mega-hub.

The İGA-hosted ACI Airport Exchange 2015 will take place on 8-10 December at the prestigious new Istanbul Congress Center in the heart of downtown Istanbul. The exhibition is expected to attract well in excess of 100 exhibitors, while up to 2,500 delegates and visitors are forecast to visit. In addition to the regular five ACI Airport Exchange conferences an 'Istanbul New Airport Development Conference', dedicated to the €10.2 billion new airport, will be combined with the first-ever large-scale guided visits to the construction site. As the first major international event focused around this game-changing mega-hub, the İGA-hosted ACI Airport Exchange 2015 is likely to draw significant global air transport industry interest.

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The ACI event that brings Europe and Asia together

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Official Air Carrier

Air France KLM

Exhibitors Include

ACI EUROPE Events Aéroports de Paris Aero Parker Aertec Air and Cosmos Airbus Airport Carbon Accreditation Airport Research Centre Amadeus Analogic Ultrasound Aviation Media Bosch Boschung Bruel & Kjaer Bruker Daltonik GMBH CAST Simulation Ceia Cobalt Lighting Concessionaire Analaysizer DSA Earth Networks eezeetags En-Visa Esri Eurocontrol Flir Gilardoni Gray Matter GTP Conseil ICTS Blue Solutons Implant sciences corporation Ion Air KAC Morpho Detection NEC Northrop Grumman Opto Secuirty ORS Detection ProAvia Rapiscan Routes Searidge Tech Securitas Smiths Detection T Systems Valis Engineering Verifavia Vision Box WSP WSP Zodiac Arresting Systems Zoll

Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsor


Bronze Sponsors

Amadeus Bosch Dornier Consulting Ennis-Flint XpresSpa
Foundation 8

Official Media Partner

Official Media Partner Aéroport lemag Airport Suppliers Air and Cosmos

Airport Development & Environment Conference

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Why Paris

The Airport Development and Environment Conference
Airport Exchange 2014, Delivered in partnership by ACI EUROPE and ACI Asia-Pacific, CNIT, Paris, France, November 3-5th

Conference Theme Announced:

"Best in Class – Expanding to meet demand without compromising on sustainability"


Last year Bertrand Piccard, President, Solar Impulse gave a fascinating presentation on the world's first intercontinental flight in a solar-powered plane.

* invited to conference

Tuesday 4 November 2014

09.00 – 10.00

Keynote Arena

Keynote Arena for all delegates

Welcome Addresses:

  • AdP Augustin de Romanet ,
    Chairman & CEO,
    Aéroports de Paris

  • ACI EUROPE Olivier Jankovec,
    Director General,

  • ACI Asia-Pacific Patti Chau,
    Regional Director,

Keynote Address:

  • Île-de-France Jean-Paul Huchon,
    President of the Regional Council,

Boeing is one of the world’s leading brands and works to be best in class in every facet of its business. What can the airport sector learn from its most recent “Current Market Outlook” forecast particularly related to Europe and Asia and what does it is see as the big challenges and opportunities for the sector?

  • Boeing Debra Santos,
    Managing Director, Marketing Europe,
    Boeing Commercial Airplanes

10.00 - 11.00 - Official Exhibition Opening and Coffee Break on Exhibition Floor

11.00 - 11.45

Opening Session

Welcome Address:

  • Morgan Foulkes,
    Deputy Director General,

Keynote Address

Queens Terminal (T2) is reported to be Heathrow’s most sustainable terminal yet. Is it also the most economical and passenger and airline friendly? What can other airports learn from its development?

  • Phil Wilbraham,
    Development Director,

11.45 - 13.00

First Working Session
Best in class case studies. Striking the balance between new development, sustainability and capacity demand – Part 1: Europe

Chairman Presentation:

Traffic growth, airport capacity increase, and sustainable development- a challenge for AdP

  • Patrick Jeantet ,


Norway has a deserved reputation, as being a centre of excellence for applied environmentally sensitive solutions. With expansion on the existing terminal due for completion in 2017, how will Oslo Airport gain new capacity while minimising environmental impact?

  • Øyvind Hasaas,
    Managing Director,
    Oslo Airport

Doubling the size of Moscow Domodedovo Airport: What fast-build techniques will be used to ensure that the new terminal extension opens on time in December 2016, and how will the facilities successfully serve the "under-one-roof" passenger-friendly principle?

  • Daniel Burkard,
    Director Business Development – Non Aviation,
    Domodedovo Airport

Masterplanning an airport as it grows by 20% every year

  • Berk Albayrak,
    Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport

13.00 – 14.15 - Lunch

14.15 – 15.45

Second Working Session
Best in class case studies. Striking the balance between new development, sustainability and capacity demand – Part 2: Outside Europe

Chairman Presentation:

Case Study on T4 at Melbourne Airport and the International Facilities Project at Calgary Airport. Through the planning process, one went from separate terminal development to integrated terminal development. The other from an integrated terminal development to a new terminal development. What happened during the planning process to produce two different outcomes to determine an appropriate, sustainable development of increased terminal capacity to match forecast demand?

  • Greg Fordham,


AECOM, along with their Joint Venture team members, received a 2014 Engineering Excellence Award, for Chicago O’Hare's New Runway 10C-28C. Describe the challenges of this new runway's design, and the complexities of phasing the construction to minimise impact on the airport’s on-going operations. The project claims many sustainable project elements - what were these?

  • Kevin C. Fuhr,
    Senior Project Manager,

Iqaluit, the airport of the Eskimos in the Great North of Canada, is the first Airport PPP in Northern America and the first Airport PPP based on the British PFI model, a unique way to finance the new airport terminal when traffic forecasts are difficult to sell to lenders." How should airports decide for one financing structure rather another to make their new terminal happen?

  • Eric Fleurisson,
    Director, Airport Development,

15.45 - 16.30 - Coffee Break

16.30 – 17.30

Keynote Arena

Keynote Arena for all delegates

In what way does Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport reflect the Fuksas vision for the best-in-class airport of the future? And what should airports be doing to help future-proof terminal design when the passenger experience is constantly evolving?

  • Massimiliano Fuksas,
    Studio Fuksas,
    Architects for Terminal 3, Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport

Airports of the future

  • Aeroports De ParisFrançois Tamisier,
    Chief Architect,
    Aéroports de Paris,

End of Day

19.30 - Gala Dinner

Wednesday 5 November 2014

09.00 – 10.00

Keynote Arena

Keynote Arena for all delegates

The French Business Leaders’ Round Table. What can airports learn from other comparable, mass-people handling organisations? Are there some great concepts or ideas which should be transplanted to airports, or from airports to different sectors?

Chairman Presentation:

  • Frédéric Pierret,
    Alliance 46.2

Panellist Presentations:

  • Aeroports De ParisAugustin De Romanet,
    Chairman & CEO,
    Aéroports de Paris

  • Christophe Cuvillier,

  • Julien Kauffmann,
    VP Revenue Management & Analytics,
    Disneyland Paris

  • Nicolas Petrovic,

  • Laurent Haynez,
    Senior Vice-Chairman, Strategy & Business Development Galeries,
    Lafayette Group

10.00 – 10.45 - Coffee Break on the exhibition floor

10.45 - 12.15

Third Working Session
Adapting airport infrastructure to a changing climate – launch of the EUROCONTROL guidelines

Joint session with Airport Operations


Adapting Aviation to a Changing Climate

  • Rachel Burbidge,
    Policy Officer,


Aviation and Climate Adaption in Norway

  • Olav Mosvold Larsen,
    Senior Executive Adviser,

Measuring airports' vulnerability on climate change to assess their resilience capacity

  • Aubin Lopez ,
    Project Manager,
    Civil Aviation Technical Center

Planning for Future Flexibility

  • Elliott Black,
    Director, Office of Airport Planning and Programming,
    Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation

12.15 – 13.30 - Lunch

13.30 - 15.00

Fourth Working Session
Launch of Eurocontrol’s Collaborative Environmental Management Specifications (CEM)

Special Address - Green Infrastructure buildings at Aéroports de Paris

  • Cedric Laurier,
    Director, Project Management Division,

Scene setting introduction:


  • Andrew Watt,
    Head of Unit,

Case Studies:

  • Tim Walmsley,
    Environment Manager,
    Manchester Airport
  • Captain Linton Foat,
    Flight Operations – Safety & Quality Manager,
    Thomas Cook Airlines
  • John Mayhew,
    General Manager,
    NATS Manchester

End of Day


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