Monday 18th June - Day 1

Speaker Invited

09:00 - 13:00

Safety and Operations Forum





Speaker Invited

10:00 - 13:00

Cargo

Winning strategies in air cargo business for airports





Speaker Invited

13:15 - 15:30

HR Forum





Speaker Invited

13:45 - 17:00

Security and Facilitation





Speaker Invited

16:00 - 18:00

World Business Partner Meeting

Reserved for ACI Members, pre-registration required

Speaker Invited

18:30 - 20:00

Welcome Reception

Tuesday 19th June - Day 2

Speaker Invited

09:00 - 10:10

Welcome Addresses

Welcome Address from the Host


CEO
Arnaud Feist

CEO

Brussels Airport Company

Welcome Address from the Deputy Prime Minister


Deputy Prime Minister
Didier Reynders

Deputy Prime Minister

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs

Welcome Address from the ACI World Chair


Chair, ACI World and CEO
Bongani Maseko

Chair, ACI World and CEO

Airports Company South Africa

State of the Industry Address


Director General
Olivier Jankovec

Director General

ACI EUROPE

Welcome Address from the ACI EUROPE President


President, ACI EUROPE and CEO
Dr Michael Kerkloh

President, ACI EUROPE and CEO

Munich Airport

Speaker Invited

10:10 - 10:30

Keynote Address

CEO
Carsten Spohr

CEO

Lufthansa

Speaker Invited

10:30 - 11:00

Keynote Interview

CEO
Bjørn Kjos

CEO

Norwegian Airlines

Interview conducted by:


European Editor/Bureau Chief
Victoria Moores

European Editor/Bureau Chief

Air Transport World

Speaker Invited

11:00 - 11:45

Coffee break in the exhibition

Speaker Invited

11:45 - 13:00

First Working Session

Airport Leaders’ Symposium


Focusing on “Airports as Brands and Businesses”

Moderator


Managing Director
David Feldman

Managing Director

Exambela Consulting

Panellists


CEO
Arnaud Feist

CEO

Brussels Airport Company

CEO
Thomas Woldbye

CEO

Copenhagen Airports A/S

 CEO
Joseph Lopano

CEO

Tampa International Airport

President, ACI-LAC & Vice Chair, ACI World and Executive Director
Martin Eurnekian

President, ACI-LAC & Vice Chair, ACI World and Executive Director

Corporacion America

Chair, ACI World and CEO
Bongani Maseko

Chair, ACI World and CEO

Airports Company South Africa

President, ACI EUROPE and CEO
Dr Michael Kerkloh

President, ACI EUROPE and CEO

Munich Airport

Second Vice President, ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Board and CEO
Fred Lam

Second Vice President, ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Board and CEO

Hong Kong International Airport

Questions to consider:


  • What is the link between strong airport brands and strong airport profits?
  • What are the remits of brand equity for your airport?
  • How do you see the market positioning of your airport today?
  • What are your key business challenges for the coming year and beyond?

13:00 - 14:00
Lunch in the exhibition

Speaker Invited

14:00 - 14:30

EUROCONTROL Brief

Challenges of Growth


Director General
Eamonn Brennan

Director General

EUROCONTROL

Speaker Invited

14:30 - 15:45

Second Working Session

Airline Leaders’ Symposium


Moderator


Managing Director
Andrew Charlton

Managing Director

Aviation Advocacy

Panellists


CEO
Tewolde Gebremariam

CEO

Ethiopian Airlines

CEO
Krešimir Kučko

CEO

Gulf Air


15:45 - 16:15
Coffee break in the exhibition

Speaker Invited

16:15 - 16:45

Special Briefing

In an era when a consumer might ‘ask Alexa’ where they should be going on holiday, how can an airport stand out as a brand? (And what top 10 travel trends should airports be thinking about?)


Senior Director
Hugh Aitken

Senior Director

Skyscanner

Speaker Invited

16:45 - 18:00

Third Working Session

Creating Fertile Grounds for Investment


Moderator


Executive Vice-President and Chief Economist
Mike Tretheway

Executive Vice-President and Chief Economist

Intervistas

Panellists


Managing Director
Holger Linkweiler

Managing Director

Avialliance

Head of Division: Air, Maritime & Innovative Transport
Stephen O’Driscoll

Head of Division: Air, Maritime & Innovative Transport

European Investment Bank

Director General for Mobility and Transport
Henrik Hololei

Director General for Mobility and Transport

European Commission

President (Finance and Business Development) of Airport Sector
Sidharath Kapur

President (Finance and Business Development) of Airport Sector

GMR Group

CEO, VINCI Concessions and President
Nicolas Notebaert

CEO, VINCI Concessions and President

VINCI Airports

Corporate Development Director
Luis Alvargonzalez

Corporate Development Director

Ferrovial Airports

Speaker Invited

19:30 - 23:00

Gala Dinner

Brussels Airport welcome delegates to enjoy world class entertainment and the best Belgian cuisine at the Gala Dinner, where guests can continue to network, in a relaxed environment. The dinner also hosts the ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards, which recognise excellence and achievement across a whole range of disciplines relating to airport operations.

AGA gala dinner 2017

Wednesday 20th June - Day 3

Speaker Invited

08:30 - 09:30

ACI EUROPE General Assembly

Open to ACI EUROPE Members only

Speaker Invited

09:30 - 11:00

ACI World General Assembly and AMPAP graduation

Open to all ACI Regular Members only


10:30 - 11:15
Coffee break in the exhibition

Speaker Invited

11:15 - 11:30

Airport Carbon Accreditation Presentation

Speaker Invited

11:30 - 12:30

Fourth Working Session

Sustainability and CSR values


Panellists


Partner
Mike Boonen

Partner

KPMG Belgium

Director General
Gilles Darriau

Director General

Aéroport International d’Abidjan

CEO
Yiannis Paraschis

CEO

Athens International Airport

President & Chief Executive Officer
Andrew O’Brian

President & Chief Executive Officer

Quito International Airport

CEO
André Schneider

CEO

Geneva Airport

CEO
Leonid Sergeev

CEO

LLC Basel Aero

Handover ceremony to the 2019 ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition host, plus short presentation: Hermes Airports  


Chief Executive Officer
Eleni Kaloyirou

Chief Executive Officer

Hermes Airports Ltd


12:30 - 13:30
Lunch in the exhibition

Speaker Invited

13:30 - 14:45

Fifth Working Session

Airport brand and digital transformation: Where does the passenger journey begin and end?


Moderator


Managing Partner
Anne-Marie Pellerin

Managing Partner

Lam-Lha

Opening Presentation: The second edition of the ACI EUROPE Guidelines for Passenger Service


Panellists


Chief Technology Officer
Jim Peters

Chief Technology Officer

SITA

Global Head of Strategy,
Iyad Hindiyeh

Global Head of Strategy,

Amadeus IT Group

General Manager, BlipTrack
Peter Knudsen

General Manager, BlipTrack

Veovo

Head of Airport Partnerships
Mats Klevjer

Head of Airport Partnerships

Airmagine

Speaker Invited

14:45 - 15:00

Special Briefing

Chinese aviation market developments


President
Dr Zheng Lei

President

Institute for Aviation Research

Speaker Invited

15:00 - 15:30

Closing Interview

Further details coming soon


15:30
Conference close

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Testimonials

I have really enjoyed this year’s ACI EUROPE Annual Congress. It has been good to learn about current issues in our industry, including the aims of airport investors and the latest projects. I feel the right issues are being addressed in the conference sessions.


Limak Kosovo Prishtina International Airport Adem Jashari
Haldun Firat Köktürk
Board Member and CEO Limak Kosovo Prishtina International Airport Adem Jashari

It has been a very good conference, with interesting sessions. I have really enjoyed the event. The networking and social opportunities are also excellent.


Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas Airport
Elena Mayoral Corcuera
Airport Director Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas Airport

here has been a useful mixture of panel discussions and presentations, and a good level of interaction with the audience. The presentation by Brussels Airport CEO Arnaud Feist was absolutely fantastic. I have found the event very busy, and have enjoyed the networking opportunities, including the fabulous Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.


Moody’s Investors Service
Andrew Blease
Associate Managing Director Infrastructure Finance Moody’s Investors Service

We are very happy with how the event has gone for us. It has been a good event and very busy. As an exhibitor, we have found the size of the exhibition to be perfect. The conference sessions I attended were very interesting, and the networking and social aspects have been very good. The ACI EUROPE Annual Congress is a well-respected event and is very good for us.


ADELTE
Jordi Floreta
VP and Commercial Director ADELTE

The conference sessions have all been very different and interesting. The presentation from the Brussels Airport CEO was very personal and showed how critical leadership is. I liked the format of the panel sessions, which encouraged good, open debate.


Ontario Airports Investments
Luke Bugeja
Asset Director Ontario Airports Investments

The conference has effectively condensed the macro trends of the industry, which is very valuable. It is my first time attending the ACI EUROPE Annual Congress. I have been impressed by the level of interaction and the opportunities for discussion and consideration of the most important issues affecting our industry.


Bern Airport
Dr Mathias Gantenbein
Managing Director Bern Airport

It is my first time attending the ACI EUROPE Annual Congress and it has been a very positive experience. We are here to make new contacts and it has been really good.


Concretum
Felicia Constandopoulos
Deputy Head of Marketing & Sales Concretum