12th ACI Airport Exchange begins in Oslo today

This week, the 12th ACI Airport Exchange conference & exhibition takes place at the prestigious new Norway Convention Center in Oslo.

A statement by ACI has remarked on the content of the event. ACI noted, “the event, which combines an extensive airport services & equipment exhibition with 4 specialist conferences addressing key aspects of airport management & operations, is staged jointly by two regions of Airports Council International, ACI EUROPE and ACI Asia-Pacific, with the support of ACI World.

“With more than 50 exhibitors, 120 speakers and over 900 participants expected, the event is one of the biggest in the air transport sector’s annual calendar.”

This year’s theme is “Developing sustainable airports, secure airports, safe airports…successful airports”.

Dag Falk-Petersen, CEO of Avinor said “At Avinor, we feel honored to host such an event that brings together industry representatives from Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Airport Exchange 2018 is a significant opportunity for us to draw attention to Scandinavian design & construction, Norwegian know-how in airports operations in extreme weather, as well as our vision for electric and emission-free aviation.”

Olivier Jankovec, Director General of ACI EUROPE & Patti Chau, Regional Director of ACI Asia-Pacific commented “As we become more aware of the challenges of building more sustainable businesses that contribute and deliver to society, ACI Airport Exchange provides airport people with the opportunity to gain insights from one of the world’s most visionary and innovative airport groups.

We are delighted to have partnered with Avinor for this event and look forward to learning more about their vision of the future.”

This year’s conference streams include: Airport Operations & Facilitation; Airport Development & Environment; a special Airbus Airport Dedicated Conference and the Airport Security Summit – with a dedicated session and workshop on the ACI-IATA initiative: New Experience Travel and Technologies (NEXTT).

The event takes from 27-29 November and is preceded by a one-day ACI EUROPE & SESAR workshop on the impact of drones on operations at Europe’s airports which takes place today, hosted by Oslo Airport.