13 -14 May 2020 | Inmarsat

Programme

Seminar programme – 13 May 2020 

Building sustainable airports of the future:
Driving forward the carbon agenda in airport development, delivery and operations

Time

PROGRAMME

13:30 Registration and refreshments
14:00

Chair’s opening comments
Mark Hansford, editor, New Civil Engineer

14:10

LIGHTNING TALK
Exploring trends in sustainable aviation, from aircraft to airport

Setting the scene for the seminar, the opening talk provides a future-gazing approach to how electric aircraft will shape urban air mobility and airport infrastructure in the future.
Darrell Swanson, director, Swanson Aviation Consultancy

14:30

SPOTLIGHT PROJECT
Bristol Airport’s sustainability journey 

Unveiling Bristol Airport’s zero carbon roadmap, including the move to a low carbon terminal building, exploring solar PV and other renewable energy resources and collaborating with stakeholder and environmental groups.
Simon Earles, planning & sustainability director, Bristol Airport

14:50

SPOTLIGHT PROJECT
Delivering differently through Heathrow’s Logistics Hubs 

An update on progress of Heathrow’s planned Logistics Hubs, including the procurement process, the locations and logistics of setting up and building the hubs. How do the Project 13 principles feed into the concept and what is the airport’s vision for standardising design and delivery through the hubs? 
Rob Ewen, delivery director, expansion programme, Heathrow Airport (actual speaker tbc)

15:10

Speaker Q&A panel 

15:30 Refreshments and networking break
16:00

International case study

Delving into the pioneering concept and plans for Oslo Airport City
Nordic – Office of Architecture and Haptic Architects unveil their plans to create an airport city and how the sustainability agenda is driving design

Tomas Stokke, Kunn Holvand, director, Haptic Architects

Kunt Holvand, partner & lead designer, Nordic - Office of Architecture 

16:30

PANEL DISCUSSION
Discussing the role of the wider industry in driving forward the sustainability agenda in aviation

A cross-industry panel will debate what is needed to really drive forward the sustainability and zero carbon agenda. Who should drive it? What should sustainable airports look like, and who should be driving it from a development, design, construction and operational perspective? How should the industry be tackling the challenge of sustainable surface access?

Chiara Beltrame, marketing specialist, Gensler, and chair of Next Gen Group, British Aviation Group
Simon Earles, 
planning & sustainability director, Bristol Airport
Darrell Swanson, 
director, Swanson Aviation Consultancy
Neil Robinson,
 group CSR and future airspace director, MAG, & chair, Sustainable Aviation 

17:10 Chair’s closing remarks and end of seminar

Main programme – 14 May 2020

Time

PROGRAMME

8:30 Registration and coffee
9:00 Chair’s Welcome
Mark Hansford, editor, New Civil Engineer
9:10

OPENING KEYNOTE
The Government’s vision for aviation 2050

Setting the scene for the day, the opening keynote will set out the Government’s ambition for the role of aviation in a post-Brexit UK. The keynote will provide delegates with an update on the UK Aviation 2050 Strategy, sharing the Government’s latest thinking on futureproofing and positioning UK aviation on the global market.

9:30

FUTURE-GAZING KEYNOTE
Mapping passenger demand in a post Brexit-UK

Providing context for the wider airports industry, the second keynote will explore the factors that will contribute to shifting passenger demands across the UK, forecasting passenger travel over the next 5-10 years and assessing the impact that may have on the airline and airports sectors
James Brass, partner, York Aviation Group

9:50

INDUSTRY LEADERS’ PANEL
An opportunity for major stakeholder groups to respond to the previous keynote speeches and debate the future of the airports sector against the backdrop of a climate crisis and post-Brexit UK. How should airports and the industry manage major legislative changes? How can the wider industry support airports in delivering growth and reducing their carbon footprint? What is the role of the airports industry in driving a sustainable and connected transport infrastructure network?

Karen Dee, chief executive, Airport Operators Association
Paul Smith,
director of consumers and markets, Civil Aviation Authority
Mike Forster,
chair, British Aviation Group 

10:30

Refreshments and networking break 

11:00 – 12:30 

AIRPORT BRIEFINGS
Hear from major and regional airports as they share insight into their priorities, development plans and upcoming projects.

Heathrow Airport – Gearing up for delivery of R3: an update on the DCO process and the development and procurement strategy and timetable.
Phil Wilbraham, director, expansion programme, Heathrow Airport

Glasgow Airport – Exploring Glasgow Airport’s master plan for sustainable development.
Ross Nimmo, head of planning and development, Glasgow Airport

Dublin Airport: Delivering a sustainable €2bn growth plan- 1st steps
Stephen Byrne, head of design and delivery, Dublin Airport Authority

INNOVATION GATEWAY
Back by popular demand, the Innovation Gateway competition provides a unique platform for SMEs and start-ups across with the boldest solutions for the airports industry.

Stop by the Innovation Gateway stage at Future of Airports to see the shortlist of exciting innovations being pitched to the judging panel. The winning solution will be announced on the main stage at 16:45.

12:30 Lunch and networking 
13:30 – 15:00 

AIRPORT BRIEFINGS
Hear from major and regional airports as they share insight into their priorities, development plans and upcoming projects.

Gatwick Airport – Revealing new priorities under new ownership, and an update on the airport masterplan, including development of the standby runway.
Tim Norwood, director of corporate affairs, planning & sustainability, Gatwick Airport

MAG – Exploring transformation programmes at Manchester Airport, London Stansted Airport and East Midlands Airport.
Paul Willis, business change director, MAG

Bristol Airport – The journey to 10m passengers: developing the capacity, connecting the airport and mitigating local challenges.
James Shearman, head of sustainability, Bristol Airport

NCE100 IMPACT IN AIRPORTS AWARD
Drop into the new NCE100 live pitches stage to see the NCE100 2020 Impact in Airports shortlist pitching their entries to the judging panel live at Future of Airports.

The NCE100 shortlist will be announced in March 2020 and the Impact in Aviation Award winner will be announced at the NCE100 ceremony in June 2020. 

15:00 Refreshments and networking break
15:30

INNOVATION GATEWAY
In association with British Aviation Group 

Hear from the judging panel as they introduce this year’s shortlist, reflect on the competition highlights and reveal the winners of the 2020 Innovation Gateway.

NCE100 IMPACT IN AIRPORTS AWARD
​Drop into the new NCE100 live pitches stage to see the NCE100 2020 Impact in Airports shortlist pitching their entries to the judging panel live at Future of Airports.

The NCE100 shortlist will be announced in March 2020 and the Impact in Aviation Award winner will be announced at the NCE100 ceremony in June 2020.

15:40

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS SPOTLIGHT

Explore the latest design and delivery strategies and learn best practice from a range of exemplar international airport projects.

Stockholm Arlanda Airport
Martin Moe,
 senior architect, Nordic – Office of Architecture

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Carl Dainter, head of aviation (consultancy), Mace

16:30

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE
Exploring user needs and the passenger experience
Matthew Butters, director, Pascall+Watson

16:50

AIRLINE KEYNOTE
Driving value from airport infrastructure for airlines and passengers

The afternoon keynote will provide an airline perspective on what makes an optimal airport for their business and their passengers. What do airlines look for in choosing which airports to base themselves at? How can airports and their suppliers help airlines drive value out of airport assets? What key trends will be shaping these factors over the next 5-10 years?
Speaker tbc – with Jason Fowler

17:10

Chair’s closing remarks
Mark Hansford,
editor, New Civil Engineer

17:15 Close of Future of Airports 2020

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