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AEI 2017 – Programme

From maintenance activity through to expansion and new airport build there are always challenges and complexities at how this is achieved. Find out the how to do it.

6th December

08:30 – 09:15 Welcome Introductions and Overview:

  • Chairman’s Welcome and Conference Overview
    Neil Pritchard
    Head of Airside & Strategy
    Heathrow Airport
  • Welcome to Heathrow
    Heathrow Board Member
  • The Heathrow Expansion Case Study
    Phil Wilbraham
    Expansion Programme Director
    Heathrow Airport
09:15 – 10:30 The Evolution of Aviation as an Industry:

  • The Strategic Outlook – Aviation Horizon Scan 
  • Manned – Automated – Autonomous 
    Glen Morgan
    Director of Strategy & Innovation
  • The Development of a New World Hub
    Taner Aslan
    Design Director
    IGA Istanbul Grand Airport
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:15 The Regulatory Influence in Change Management:

  • Approach to Funding, Planning, and Approval of Aviation Development and Improvement
    Elliott Black
    Director of Airport
    Planning & Development
    FAA Federal Aviation Administration
  • Assurance of the Change Management in Aviation Development 
    Jon Round
    Head of AAA Airspace, ATM & Aerodromes
    UK CAA
12:15 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 15:00 Driving Air and Ground ATM Efficiency:

  • Drivers for Change
    Robert Graham
    Head of Airport Research
  • Accommodating Airspace and Global Aviation Growth 
  • Transformation: How Airports Can Apply Technology to Meet Their Objectives
    Steve Anderson
    Head of ANS Transformation
  • Airports Expansion & Improvements from an Air Traffic Control Supplier Point of View
    Neil Bowles
    Head of Air Traffic Management
    Searidge Technologies
  • Delivering Airport Improvement from ATC perspective
  • David Roberts
    Product Advisor, Tower
    Indra Navia
15:00 – 15:30 Break
15:30 – 16:45 Airport Expansion:

  • Hong Kong Third Runway
    Kevin Poole
    Executive Director HKIA 3rd runway
    Hong Kong International Airport
  • The Brisbane Parallel Runway Case Study
    Paul Coughlan
    Project Director
    Brisbane Airport
  • Dublin Case Study
    Stephen Byrne
    Head of Design and Delivery
    DAA Dublin Airport Authority
16:45 Day 1 Close

18:30 – late Evening Dinner:

  • Pre-dinner drinks from 18.30
  • Sit down from 19.00
  • Dinner served from 19.30

Dress code -Smart/ Smart – Casual

Sponsors Include:

7th December

08:45 – 09:00 Welcome Day 2 Introductions and Overview:

  • Intro Review and Welcome Day 2
09:00 – 10:00 Industry as a Driver of Aviation Growth & Aviation Growth as a Driver of Industrial Growth:

  • Government Role in International Trade Within Aviation 
    Dept. International Trade
Addressing Sustainability and Environment Commitments in Maintenance, Development and Growth:

  • Water management and sustainability:
    Grethe Ostby Stave
    Manager Water Management
    Oslo Airport
  • Understanding and Overcoming the Environmental & Topographical Constraints to Deliver a Constructable Design
    Richard Moore
    Jacobs HEP
10:00 -11:00 Global Investment in Airports and Modernisation Programmes:

  • Delivering International Project Through ADP:
    Dominique Chavanne
    Airport Planning Director
    ADP International – Groupe ADP
  • Airport Modernisation Programme – Bahrain Airport
    Abdulla Ahmed Janahi
    Chief Development & Technical Officer
    BAC Bahrain Airport Company
    Hassan Hammadeh
    Project Director Bahrain International Airport Modernisation
    Arabtec TAV JV
11:15 – 11:30 Break
11:15 – 12:45 Airport Development:

  • Development in a Capacity Constrained Environment LAX
    Mike Doucette
    Former Deputy Executive Director Los Angeles World Airports LAWA
    Senior Programme Development Manager Global Aviation
    Jacobs Engineering
  • Developing the Worlds Busiest Airport 
    Frank Rucker
    Former Assistant GM Planning & Development
    Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Airport
  • Capital Programming, Approach, Learning and Best Practice   
    Bernado Gogna
    Capital Programme Director
    Schiphol Group
12:30 – 13:14 Lunch:
13:15 – 14:15 Airport Maintenance & Best Practices:

  • Driving a Collaborative Safety Culture Whilst Maintaining The World’s Busiest Single & Dual Runway Airports    
    Steve Broom
    Director of Safety, Sustainability & Training
    Dyer & Butler
  • Developing a Strategic Asset Care Plan for Pavement Maintenance  
    Gary Fitch
    Divisional Director
    Jacobs Babtie
    Tim Houghton
    Director Airport Development
    Heathrow Airport
Working Break Refreshments available
14:15 – 15:00 Pavement Construction Materials, Methodologies, Learning and Best Practice – (Panel discussion):

  • Joe Stratford and Panel: Designer, Constructor, manufacturer
    Client lead CH2M
  • Challenges for the Panel and Delegation to Discuss:
15:00 – 16:15 Safeguarding our Aerodromes:

  • Safeguarding Aerodrome development through Wind Modelling
    Fernando Lopez
    Director Lopez and White
  • Technologies for Safeguarding Our Airfields and Managing the Safety and Security Risks
    Vince Savage
    Radar Impact Assessment Technical Lead
  • Managing Runway Contamination
    Andy Blyth
    Sales Director Navigation & Surveillance Systems
15:00 – 16:15 Review & Close

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