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DAY ONE - TUESDAY 24th July 2018

LOCATION: MAIN CONFERENCE HALL

SMART Solutions, SMART Tomorrow

Conference Chairman: Chris LeTourneur, President & Chief Executive Officer, MXD Development Strategists

Welcome
Member of the Edmonton City Council / Senior leadership from Government of Alberta
Joint Welcome Speech from Tanni Doblanko, Mayor of Leduc County and Bob Young Mayor of Leduc
Sarah Hamilton, Councillor, City of Edmonton
Tom Ruth, President & Chief Executive Officer, Edmonton International Airport
Myron Keehn, Vice President, Air Services & Commercial Development, Edmonton International Airport

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CEO PANEL

“The Thinkery” will bring together expert industry leaders for a dynamic, insightful debate.

Our panel members will explore and discuss the positive impact that aviation has on economic development, job creation, global trade and competiveness.

Panel considerations
- Airport/airlines/ Cargo based economic development
- A New Boost for Jobs, Growth and Investment
- Airport region employment  (direct/indirect/induced/tourism/ancillary)
- Catalysts for international trade & business
- Attracting Multinational Corporations

Moderator: Chris LeTourneur, President & Chief Executive Officer, MXD Development Strategists
Tom Ruth, President & Chief Executive Officer, Edmonton International Airport
Greg Richardson, Interim Airport Deputy General Manager & CFO, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Howard Eng, President &Chief Executive Officer, Greater Toronto Airports Authority
Lance Lyttle, Managing Director of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Candace S. McGraw, Chief Executive Officer, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

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11.00 - 11.30 NETWORKING BREAK

Moderator: Chris LeTourneur, President & Chief Executive Officer, MXD Development Strategists
Craig Richmond, President & Chief Executive Officer, Vancouver Airport Authority
Brian D Ryks, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer, Metropolitan Airports Commission
Monica Lombraña, Director of Aviation, El Paso International Airport
Todd Greene, Executive Director, Atlanta University Center Consortium
Stuart Hair, Director of Economic & Community Affairs, Charlotte Douglas International Airport

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12.30 - 14.00 NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK

- Investing in Airports: balancing capital and objectives
- Establishing investment frameworks, project vehicle options and delivery models
- Public-Private Partnerships for Airport Area Porjects
- Governance structures and regional cooperation
- Compliance and regulatory frameworks
- Shared goals and navigating multi jurisdictional interests
- Market forces and global drivers of economic development

Moderator: Chris LeTourneur, President & Chief Executive Officer, MXD Development Strategists
Shannon James, Executive Director, Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance, Inc.
Elisabeth Le Masson, Member of the Board, Hubstart Paris, Aéroports de Paris
Malcolm Bruce, Chief Executive Officer, Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board
Mark Cramer, Executive Director, Greater Gaston Development Corporation
Rosemarie Andolino, Chief Executive Officer & President, MAG USA

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16.00 - 16.30 NETWORKING REFRESHMENT BREAK

What are the economic advantages of introducing smarter technology into airports and wider urban areas?

As Airports and SMART cities grow, the way we build and manage urban and transportation infrastructure has never been more critical to global economic and social development. How will we live next, how will we travel next and what is the landscape for future generational expectations? How are Next Airports and Cities incubators for innovation?

Session Guidelines and Considerations:
Planning resilience for Smart Airports, Cities & Regions as population densities increase
Is Data the new Oil?
IOT and SMART City Initiatives-: platforms for innovation
Post Carbon Economies
Transforming Transportation- Safe and Eco-Friendly Intermodal Transportation
Citizen Engagement and Serving the Community
Embracing Future Trends, Creative Destruction and Disruptive/ innovations/ Technologies.
The importance of public private partnership and innovative funding models

Moderator: Myron Keehn, Vice President, Air Services & Commercial Development, Edmonton International Airport
Soumya Ghosh, Director, Smart Cities Edmonton
Rosy Amlani, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President Business Development, Autonomous Systems for Transportation Consortium (ACAMP)
Geoff Kliza, Programme Manager, Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute
Wessel van der Po, Engineer, 2getthere
Glenn Lyons, Mott MacDonald Professor of Future Mobility, UWE Bristol

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18.05 Conference Day wrap up and observations.

Chris LeTourneur, President & Chief Executive Officer, MXD Development Strategists

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