Programme

Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 May 2019 – 09.00 – 17.30

The conference will consist of numerous high-level sessions including cutting edge presentations and panel discussions from industry leaders, top level decision makers and other airport professionals.

REGIONAL AIRPORTS FACING THE CHALLENGES OF SEASONALITY -

THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Day 1
19 May 2019
Day 2
20 May 2019
Day 3
21 May 2019
Day 4
22 May 2019

Welcome to Kraków tour

visit the most attractive locations of the city in an electric powered vehicle

Welcome Reception

C.C. Stefan Batory Boat, Vistual River, Kraków hosted by Kraków Airport

Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Conference Chair

John Strickland, Director, JLS Consulting

Welcome Address from the Host

Radosław Włoszek, President of the Board, Kraków Airport

Welcome Address from ACI EUROPE

Olivier Jankovec, Director General, ACI EUROPE

Welcome Address from the ACI EUROPE Regional Airports Forum

Henri Hansson, Senior Vice President, Technical and Environmental Unit, Finavia

Keynote Address from the European Commission

Henrik Mørch, Director for Transport, Post and other Services, DG Competition, followed by an interview by John Strickland, Director, JLS Consulting

SESSION ONE: COOPERATION WITH REGIONAL STAKEHOLDERS TOWARDS AIRPORT VILLAGES – INVOLVING THE LOCAL COMMUNITY IN THE SEASONAL TRAFFIC VARIATIONS IMPACTING A REGIONAL AIRPORT

Introduction by Session Chair
John Strickland, Director, JLS Consulting

Panel Discussion
Marco Pernetta, Managing Director, Innsbruck Airport
Pepina Miteva, Vice-Chair of the ACI Europe Leadership & Human Resources Forum, Human Resources Director, Fraport Twin Star Airport Management
Ralf Schmid, Managing Director, Flughafen Memmingen GmbH
Henrik Rothe, Head of Urban Turbine Research, Cranfield University
Roger Estefors, Spokesperson on Regional Airports for the Assembly of European Regions AER
Stein Nilsen, Chief Executive Officer, Wideroe

SPECIAL BRIEFING: BREXIT – WHAT ARE THE IMPLICATIONS FOR REGIONAL AIRPORTS?

Henk van Klaveren, Public Affairs and PR Manager, AOA

SESSION TWO: THE KEYS TO SUSTAINABILITY DURING TRAFFIC PEAKS

Introduction by Session Chair
Chair: Rob Walker, Principal, ICF

Defining Presentation

Automation (cars, sweepers, robots, electrical flights)

Managing capacity constraints/in-house slot coordination
Romano Pagliari, Senior Lecturer in Air Transport Management, Cranfield University

Remote towers
Johan Landin, Vice President Marketing and Sales at Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions

Solutions to increase facilitation at screening checkpoints:
Johan Gordts, Vice President Business Development, Securitas Transport Aviation Services

Special briefing on landslide security at regional airports

David Trembackzowski-Ryder, Head of Aviation Security, ACI Europe

SESSION THREE: KNOCKOUT KPI’S FOR REGIONAL AIRPORTS

Introduction by the Chair
Niall MacCarthy, Vice-Chair of the ACI EUROPE Regional Airports Forum & Managing Director, Cork Airport

Defining Presentation

Panel Discussion
Ulrich Heppe, Chief Executive Officer, Fraport Bulgaria, Varna and Burgas Airports
Max Schintlmeister, Managing Director, Airport Excellence
Paweł Galiak, Director of Aviation and Commercial Services, Kraków Airport

GALA DINNER

Garden of Archeological Museum, Kraków – hosted by Kraków Airport

Welcome from the Conference Chair

John Strickland, Director, JLS Consulting

SESSION FOUR: AIR NAVIGATION AND A-CDM CONTRIBUTING TO BETTER MANAGEMENT OF AIR TRAFFIC AT PEAK TIMES

Introduction by the Chair
Eugene Leeman, ACI EUROPE, Liaison Office, EUROCONTROL

Case study: Pro-active Real Time Management of short Turnarounds by LCCs at fast growing Regional Airport EIN
Etienne van Zuijiln, Business Development Airport Ops, SITA
Jelmer Melissen, Head of Business Development, Viggo Eindhoven B.V

Case Study: A-CDM at regional airports
Ruud Ummels, Member of the World Business Partner Advisory Board, Managing Director, To70

Case Study:
Arie Herweijer, Director Business Development and Sales, Harris Orthogon GmbH

HANDOVER AND SPECIAL PRESENTATION BY NEXT YEAR’S HOST AIRPORT

Natale Chieppa, Director General, GESAP SpA, Palermo Airport

SESSION FIVE: MANAGING THE IMPACT OF INCREASED PASSENGER TRAFFIC DURING PEAK TIMES THANKS TO ONLINE SERVICES AND PRODUCTS

Introduction by the Chair
Olivier Ponti, Vice President Insights, ForwardKeys

Presentation: Self-connecting

Presentation: Developing transfer passengers

Presentation: Automatic bag drop

Presentation: Passenger loyalty programmes