25 – 27 November 2019 ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, UAE

ACI AIRPORT EXCHANGE 2019 has now ended.

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ACI Airport Exchange 2019 schedule at a glance

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Time Sessions Speakers Stream
Monday 25th November - Welcome Reception - Time: 19:30 – 21:30 - Location: Hall 3, ADNEC
Tuesday 26th November - Day 1
09:00 - 10:30 Welcome Addresses in Keynote Arena
  • Bryan Thompson
  • Olivier Jankovec
  • Patti Chau
  • Olivier Maillard
  • Linda Celestino
11:30 - 12:45 Front office; back office: Stand-out passenger experience technologies; stand-out new operational technologies
  • George Fenergi
  • Abe Dev
  • Aaron Hornlimann
  • Joey Wang
  • Simona Franková
  • Ad Rutten
  • Anke Matijssen
11:30 - 12:45 The planned/predictable airport environment is totally perfect for the development of autonomous and electric vehicles – how quickly are these allied technologies being developed on the airport campus?
  • Tine Haas
  • Andreas Eibensteiner
  • Robbert Lohmann
  • Cheng Xiang
  • Kerry Renaud
11:30 - 12:45 Putting sustainability at the core of the airport business strategy
  • Panagiotis Karamanos
  • Michelle Samson
  • Leigh Gapp
  • Linda Schucroft
  • Susanna Rynesch
11:30 - 12:45 The Asia-Europe Airport Security Leaders Forum
  • David Trembaczowski-Ryder
  • Hussain F. Qabbani
  • Sudhir Kumar Malik
  • Wilfried Covent
  • Johan Merten
14:00 - 15:30 Security and the passenger experience – the desire for end-to-end solutions involving ALL the stakeholders (a special focus on biometrics)
  • Jeffery Oboy
  • Kashif Khalid
  • Ahmed Juma Al Shamsi
  • Nagy Abu Zeid
  • Serge Yonke Nguewo
14:00 - 15:30 There have to be better, scientific, and concise ways of measuring and managing birdstrike risk
  • Anastasios Anagnostopoulos
  • Rajendra Menon
14:00 - 15:30 The airport development casebook: Good future airport ideas (and great sustainable ideas)
  • Panagiotis Karamanos
  • Greg Ingleton
  • Leigh Gapp
  • Olivier Guichard
  • Ruud Ummels
  • Saeed Khamis Al Zadjali
  • Azzam Messaykeh
  • Jacques Khoriaty
16:15 - 17:30 Digitalising the entire journey, the entire operation – in the airport, and in the skies
  • Nina Brooks
  • Phil Williams
  • Thomas Romig
  • Stephen Saunders
  • Nina Brooks
  • Giorgio Camilleri
  • Kevin O’Sullivan
  • David Wilson
  • Peter Hotham
16:15 - 17:30 Abu Dhabi Airports Midfield Terminal Deep Dive Session
  • Sulaiman Al Siksek
  • Abdul Razzak Mikati
  • Amir Emam
  • Sytze van der Aa
  • Damien Bolton
16:15 - 17:30 Is Computed Tomography the turning point in the 13-year “temporary” restrictions on screening liquid and gels? The future regulation…the problems…the industry solutions
  • Bart Mos
  • Richard Thompson
  • Steve Buchan
  • Zhisheng Dai
Tuesday 26th November - Luxurious Gala Dinner - Time: 19:30 – 22:30 - Location: Emirates Palace, West Corniche Road
Wednesday 27th November - Day 2
09:00 - 10:30 Middle East Airport Leaders Masterclass
  • George Karamanos
  • Bryan Thompson
  • Sheikh Aimen Ahmed Al Hosni
  • Sanjay Khanna
  • Gelban al-Gelban
  • H.E. Ali Salim Al Midfa
11:15 - 12:30 Airport drone incursion: Is a clear mitigation best practice emerging, and how do the competing technological solutions compare?
  • Aidan Flanagan
  • Charles Telitsine
  • Karl Tschetschonig
  • Dr. Dominic Walker
  • Geoff Moore
  • Dave Eldridge
11:15 - 12:30 Digital Towers panel: As large and small airports, including Abu Dhabi, consider the cost and redundancy benefits of remote towers, what are merits of the solutions on the market?
  • Conor Mullan
  • Andy Taylor
  • Niclas Gustavsson
  • Wolfgang Hatzack
  • Neil Bowles
  • Paul Diestelkamp
12:30 - 13:15 Closing Keynote
  • Martin Bowman
  • Marek Litwin

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