Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group



Global Airport Leaders' Forum

Global Airport Leaders' Forum brings together global airport leaders to discuss key strategic issues and challenges facing airports as new technologies come online and tougher regulations create downward pressure on traditional revenue streams. The forum will explore how airports can adapt their business models, implement smart innovations and embrace collaborative partnerships with airlines to adapt and flourish in the digital age.

The conference programme will be available soon.


Conference Agenda:

Day 1: Smart Airports

Day 1 will focus on Smart Airports, highlighting the most influential innovations that are shaping the design, features and day-to-day operations of the modern airport. Driving the creation of new benefits across the entire Middle East aviation value chain, this is an unmissable occasion for all airport operators looking towards the future of the industry.

Key topics to be discussed include Smart Airports and Sustainability, Block Chain, Six Sigma Implementation, Smart Airport Ownership Models and Future Technologies Transforming Transportation into Safe Green Intermodal Passages.

Day 2: ATC

Day 2 will provide a crucial networking and knowledge sharing opportunity for Air Traffic Control industry professionals, helping them deliver a safe and efficient air transport system today and in the future. By drawing together the world’s foremost aviation experts, the conference will deliver a series of insightful discussions about the most pressing issues currently affecting air traffic management.

From advances in air traffic management and remotely operated systems, to the introduction of drones and other emerging technologies, the discussion topics focus on finding the most appropriate solutions while encouraging collaboration and knowledge sharing across the industry.

Day 3: Airport Security

Day 3 will bring together global and regional aviation, security, government, policy and business leaders and experts, to share their insights and discuss potential risks, regional security projects and how to successfully implement new security strategies and technologies. As gateways to international commerce and travel in an increasingly complex world, Middle Eastern airports face a widening range of threats on a daily basis, prompting the need for ever more sophisticated and adaptable security solutions.

The conference will also play an important role in examining regional challenges with regards to airport security, information sharing, digital protection, risk management, screening and technologies of the future.

Delegates and Exhibitors Passes

One Day

  Early Bird* Normal Rate
Delegates $750 $1,200
Exhibitors $375 $600

*Early Bird Deadline: 25th February 2019

Two Days

  Early Bird* Normal Rate
Delegates $1,050 $1,500
Exhibitors $525 $750

*Early Bird Deadline: 25th February 2019

Three Days

  Early Bird* Normal Rate
Delegates $1,250 $1,850
Exhibitors $625 $925

*Early Bird Deadline: 25th February 2019

*15% group discount available for three or more passes purchased

Delegate registration is free for government, airport, airline, security officials – please contact us for further information.

2018 Speakers