Aerotropolis World Summit 2018
12 November 2013 - 14 November 2013
Manila, Phillippines

Our Speakers

  • Leif OttesonLeif Otteson
    Executive Director,
    Gateway to Milwaukee
  • Thor ThoeneieThor Thoeneie
    Oslo Airport City
  • John KimJohn Kim
    Director Airport City Development,
    Incheon International Airport Corporation
  • Graham MillettGraham Millett
    Chief Executive Officer,
    Western Sydney Airport Corporation
  • Gaëtan GagnéGaëtan Gagné
    President & Chief Executive Officer,
    Aéroport de Québec
  • Aadil EngarAadil Engar
    Head of Specialist Projects,
    City of Ekurhuleni
  • Gerald McDowellGerald McDowell
    Executive Director,
    Aerotropolis Atlanta CIDs
  • Kiersten FishburnKiersten Fishburn
    Liverpool City Council
  • Virender SinghVirender Singh
    Andhra Pradesh Airports Development
  • Pro. Jocelyne NapoliPro. Jocelyne Napoli
    Head of Master 2 International Management of Air Transport & Tourism,
  • Dorte EkelundDorte Ekelund
    Principal Advisor – Smart Cities,
  • Arja LukinArja Lukin
    Project Director,
    Airport City Aviapolis, City of Vantaa
  • Mari PeltomakiMari Peltomaki
    CEO of Art Palace & Former Project Manager,
  • Frank LinFrank Lin
    General Manager,
  • Cosmas HamadziripiCosmas Hamadziripi
    Director of Policy & Planning/ Aerotropolis, KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development,
    Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA), Durban Aerotropolis
  • Jomon VargheseJomon Varghese
    MD & CEO,
    Aerotropolis Group
  • Mark WolfeMark Wolfe
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Premier Aerotropolis Development Summit for Leading Airport City Developers, Airport Operators, Urban Planning Authorities and Real Estate Investors!

Modern airports are finding themselves more profoundly integrated in cities’ urban planning & development. As non-aeronautical and aviation-related businesses increasingly locate at major airport hubs, commercial airports are widely recognised as significant drivers of business centres and catalysts for urban economic growth. Existing and Planned Aerotropolis, or Airport Cities for example Songdo, Zuidas, Las Colinas, Taoyuan, Beijing Daxing, Bengal, Vantaa, Hong Kong, Andhra Pradesh, Denver, etc), therefore, could remarkably drive employment and commercial growths, fuelled by various business functions such as logistic facilities, medical services, hospitality & entertainment, exhibition & convention, retails, and many more

Hosted in Singapore between 9 - 12 Oct. 2018, the Aerotropolis World Summit 2018 aims at gathering the World’s leaders and decision-makers across key stakeholders of Aerotropolis projects, including urban development authorities/ministries, airport operators, project developers and investors. With its global panel of speakers, the event offers over 18 international case studies, 4 separately organised workshops, various roundtables and unlimited networking opportunities which enables participants to maximise effectiveness in planning and developing their airport city projects!

Key Topics of Discussion at Aerotropolis World Summit 2018:

The process involved in conceptualising, planning a socio-economically sustainable Aerotropolis and implementing its construction activities & business models is highly sophisticated and entails numerous challenges facing decision makers. Among such challenges, major questions include socio-economic analysis & expectation; considerations on suitable economic development models; right-of-way & land acquisition; effective land-use planning & space optimisation; investment management & financing models; properties leasing & zone planning; environmental and aeronautical regulatory requirements; effective transport infrastructure modelling and development.

  • Right-of-way Challenges and Models, strategic approaches to improve land acquisition effectiveness
  • Best practices in demographic assessment, socio-economic impacts and aeronautical supply & demand
  • Considerations for urban masterplanning and transport infrastructure modelling
  • Perspectives on land-use planning and optimization of available spaces and commercial properties
  • Maximising revenues from airports’ commercial land spaces
  • Case studies on different financing models, strategies and investor management
  • Impacts of existing environmental and aviation regulations
  • Political instability on project implementation and project financing
  • Promoting airport’s and airport city’s brand as an employer and as a business hub – best practices
  • Economic development models for maximising potential and efficiency of airport cities 

Key Benefits of Attending Aerotropolis World Summit 2018:

  • Acquire latest updates on major airport city projects
  • Maximise effectiveness in feasibility and socio-economic analyses
  • Learn latest technologies and techniques employed in urban planning and modelling
  • Expose to best practices in promoting airports and airport cities’ brands 
  • Maximise commercial opportunities available from commercial land and properties
  • Network with decision makers from aerotropolis projects across the world 

Who will you meet at Aerotropolis World Summit 2018?

The Aerotropolis World Summit 2018 series brings together senior-level decision makers from (but not limited to) the following organisations:

  • Airport Operators
  • Airport Developers
  • Urban Planning Authorities
  • Economic Zone Operators
  • Land Development Authorities
  • Real Estate Developers
  • Architectural Services
  • Major construction contractors

From the following (but not limited to) functions

  • Airport Planning & Development
  • (Construction) Projects
  • Land, Properties Leasing
  • Business Development & Marketing

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