The second printed update of the Passenger Terminal Conference program has been published this week, with more than 50 new additions to the 250+ speakers listed in the first edition. In fact the current number of speakers stands at a staggering 317 – the biggest yet and proof of the event’s status as the most highly regarded airport terminal conference in the world.
New additions from leading airlines, airports and aviation authorities include: Rikke Mølgaard, Sales and Marketing Director, Aalborg Airport, Denmark; Erick Bourai, Head of Aviation Security Policy, Aéroports de Paris, France; Jacques Follain, Directeur Général Délégué, Aéroports de Paris Management, France; Patrick Jeantet, Chief Operating Officer, Aéroports de Paris, France; Ina Eldoy, Head of Marketing and Brand Management, Avinor AS, Norway; Anders Nielsen, CIO Project & Development, Billund Airport, Denmark; Allen Laínez, Airports Training Director, Copa Airlines, Panama; Thomas Hoff Andersson, Director Airport Optimization, Copenhagen
Airports AS, Denmark; Kristian Durhuus, COO, Copenhagen Airports AS, Denmark; Rachel Burbidge, Policy Officer: Environment and Climate Change, Eurocontrol, Belgium; Simon McNamara, Director General, European Regions Airline Association, UK; Rachel Kenny, Senior Planner, Fingal County Council, Ireland; Dr Ulrich Kipper, Senior Executive Vice President, Fraport, Germany; Karthi Gajendran, President, Airport Developments, GVK, India; Michael Eggenschwiler, Chief Executive Office, Hamburg Airport, Germany; Richard Duncan, Assistant General Manager, Public Safety and Security, HartsfieldJackson Atlanta International Airport, USA; Hugh Best, Project Manager, Fast Travel Programme, IATA, Switzerland; Hemant Mistry, Director, Airports and Fuel, IATA, Switzerland; Robbin Otter, Manager e-Invoicing Airport & ANSP, IATA, Switzerland; Guido Peetermans, Project Manager, Smart Security, IATA, Switzerland; Carolina Ramirez-Taborda, Global Director, Aviation Security and Facilitation, IATA, Switzerland; Rafael Schvartzman, Regional Vice President, Europe, IATA, Switzerland; Allan Young, Assistant Director, Airport Development, IATA, UK; Lian Zhang, Manager, Consulting, Airport Passenger Cargo and Security, IATA,Singapore; Michael Doucette, Deputy Executive Director, Los Angeles World Airports, USA; Ian Kew, Chief Executive Officer, Northern Territory Airports, Australia; Wayne Grotheer, Director, Aviation Project Management Group, Port of Seattle, USA; Elizabeth Leavitt, Director, Aviation Planning & Environmental Services, Port of Seattle, USA; and Rich Davis, Managing Director – Global Security, United Airlines, USA.
The new speakers reinforce an already impressive line-up, spread across three days of highly focused discussions and presentations. Dedicated sessions include Airport Cities & Transport Connections; Airport Design, Planning & Development; Aviation Security, Border Control & Facilitation; Commercial Development, Concessions, Retail & Media; Customer Service & Passenger Experience; Economics, Investment & Financing; Energy, Environment & Sustainability; Increasing Airport Capacity; Management & Operations (including Crisis & Disaster Planning); Passenger Processing: Baggage Handling, Tracking, Identification, Check-in & Self-Service; Technology, Systems Integration, IT & ICT. There’s also the ever popular IATA Day session on Wednesday 11 March, in which IATA representatives and guests will discuss the challenges faced by the industry.
Passenger Terminal Expo and Conference 2015 will take place at Porte de Versailles in Paris, France on March 10-12. The free-to-attend Expo will showcase the latest innovations in passenger terminal design, management, security and technology. “The 2015 Passenger Terminal Expo and Conference is set to break yet more records with our biggest-ever speaker line-up plus our biggest-ever Expo and an expected 3,500+ airport and passenger terminal people in attendance at the expo and conference,” said Tony Robinson, CEO of UKIP Media & Events, the event organiser.
To see the full program and to register for your pass (rates apply), click here.