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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 – Learn from the best to be the best"


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

  • Senior Representative from Aéroports De Paris *

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:

Topic by Senior Representative from Aeroports de Paris TBC


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

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:

Chairman to be confirmed


What are the next stages for the much-desired development of Iran's Airports? In particular are Tehran's new Hajj facilities now under advanced development? Will Iran's Airports work with domestic or foreign partners in order to develop?

  • Ali Kiani*,
    Director of Planning & Investment,
    Iran Airports Company

The New Islamabad International Airport – Benazir Bhutto - is the first Greenfield airport ever constructed in Pakistan. What were the challenges of building a modern and sustainable airport in this challenging and volatile location?

  • Steve Turner*,
    Director International Operations,
    Lagan Construction

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

Details TBC

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,
    Aviation Environmental Analyst,


  • Jon Sjolander,
    Executive Vice President, Strategy & Development,
    Avinor and
    Chairman of steering group who produced report: “Aviation in Norway, Sustainability and Social Benefit”
  • Airline representative*,
    (name to be confirmed)

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
  • Additional panellist TBC

End of Day


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