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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:

  • ACI EUROPE Olivier Jankovec,
    Director General,

  • ACI Asia-Pacific Patti Chau,
    Regional Director,

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

Keynote Address:

  • Speakers TBC

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 ,


Masterplanning an airport as it grows by 20% every year

  • Berk Albayrak,
    Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport

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

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*,
    Project Manager,
    AECOM Transportation, Chicago

Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central will one day be the world's largest airport. But how will it simultaneously also have one of the best environmental performances?

  • Richard Talian *,
    EVP Strategy and Development,
    Dubai Airports

Vinci Airports claims it is a "responsible actor" and is "committed to sustainable development" How has it integrated these desires with the development of Cambodia Airports, where the environment and cultural heritage is so sensitive, yet where tourism is so significant?

  • Nicolas Notebaert*,
    Vinci Airport

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, Shenzen Bao’an International Airport

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

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


Scene setting presentation

  • Rachel Burbidge,
    Policy Officer: Environment and Climate Change,


  • Olav Mosvold Larsen,
    Senior Executive Adviser,

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

  • Aubin Lopez ,
    Project Manager,
    DGAC/STAC France
  • Elliott Black,
    Director of Planning & Programming,
    Federal Aviation Administration

12.15 – 13.30 - Lunch

13.30 - 15.00

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

Scene setting introduction:

  • Andrew Watt,
    Head of Environmental Unit,

Case Studies:

  • Tim Walmsley,
    Head of Environment,
    Manchester Airport

Green Infrastructure buildings at AdP

  • Cedric Laurier,
    Director, Project Management Division,
  • Additional panellist TBC

End of Day


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