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

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Live Seminar Stage

Live Seminar Stage

This year, the Live Seminar Stage will be CPD accredited and offer free to attend seminars to deliver:

  • Carefully crafted information on new initiatives and launches revolutionising our industry
  • Case studies demonstrating innovative solutions to some of the most challenging projects in the region
  • Shared expertise and insight from some of the most influential names in the industry


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Live Seminar Stage

Seminar Timetable

Day 1: Ground Handling

12:15 - 12:45: emaratech Presentation

13:30 - 14:00: Digital transformation of ground operations 

14:05 - 14:35: Alert employees of predictive maintenance using VR 

14:40 - 15:10: Enhancing the safety and efficiency of airside operations

15:15 - 15:45: ServiceMax Presentation

15:50 - 16:20: TBC


Day 2: Airport Operations / Airport Build

10:30 - 11:00: Collaborative decision making to increase capacity management by reducing delays, improving the predictability of events and optimising resources

11:05 - 11:35: The future of passenger satisfaction

11:40 - 12:10: Augmented reality wayfinding to enhance passenger navigation 

12:15 - 12:45: Internet of things delivering new levels of operational efficiency 

12:50 - 13:20: Navigating the increasing complexity of airport construction

13:30 - 14:00: IOT crucial to smart airports

14:05 - 14:35: Case study: The world’s first ‘biometric path’ for a truly seamless journey 

14:40 - 15:10: TBC

15:15 - 15:45: TBC

15:50 - 16:20: Building the airport of the future

Day 3: Airfield Construction

10:30 – 11:00: Keeping up with government regulation in the region

11:05 – 11:35: Sustainable approaches to the design and construction of an airfield

11:40 – 12:10: TBC

12:15 – 12:45: Top airfield projects and future developments 

12:50 – 13:20 : TBC

At the 2018 edition of Airport Show, the Live Seminar Stage witnessed deeply insightful addresses on diverse topics including passenger satisfaction improvement techniques, intelligent baggage handling, the expanding role of machine learning and artificial intelligence in aviation, runway design and seamless passenger onboarding.

Seminars are delivered throughout the event and open to attend to all visitors.

2018 Speakers