Innovation Theaters

Learn about breakthrough technologies in AAAE's new and improved Innovation Theaters in the exhibit hall. From drones and new-age innovations to the future of the passenger experience, you will have the opportunity to see the latest and greatest in the industry! Connect with industry professionals who will have insight and solutions to the latest challenges at your airport, and receive one-on-one attention during follow-up question-and-answer sessions.

Presentation are 15 minutes with 5 minutes at the end for Q&A.

*The cost of each approved presentation is $500, which includes the marketing of your session and audio visual equipment.

View the 2017 Innovation Theater schedule.

Innovation Theater Schedule


Monday, April 16

9 - 9:20 a.m.
Theater 1 Operation, Technology and Architecture: Designing Exit Lane Breach Control for Today's Airports
Mr. William J. Seibert
Theater 2 A New Way to Screen: Employee Screening in Aviation
Evolv Technology
Mr. Chris McLaughlin

9:40 - 10 a.m.
Theater 1 Barriers Down, Throughput Up
Cubic Transportation Systems
Mr. Dickson Kendrick
Theater 2 Modernizing Airport Emergency Crash Notification Systems
Forum Communications
Mr. Noel Schnell

1:20 - 1:40 p.m.
Theater 1 How Changi International Airport & LAX Reinvented Their Passenger Terminal Experience
Mr. Dan Goldstein
Theater 2 Airport Return on Investment with Reusable Modular Wall Solutions
McCain Walls
Mr. Dan Ferson

2 - 2:20 p.m.
Theater 1 Aircraft Towing System
ATS Worldwide LLC
Mr. Vince Howie
Theater 2 Revolutionizing Airport Waste Handling and Recycling
Harmony Enterprises, Inc.
Mr. Nicholas Roberts and Mr. Lane Powell

2:40 - 3 p.m.
Theater 1 How to Tackle Waiting Times in 3D?
Mr. Marc Rauch
Theater 2 How to Maximize Airport Capacity During Thunderstorms
Mr. Philipp Schmaderer


Tuesday, April 17

10 - 10:20 a.m.
Theater 1 Create and Capture New Demand
Airport Lounge Development
Ms. Nancy Knipp
Theater 2 Mission Critical Comms: A Vital Component of any Master Security Plan
ACG Systems
Mr. David Bonney

12:20 - 12:40 p.m.
 Theater 1   Becoming Carbon Neutral: What We Can Learn From Air BP's Achievement
Air BP
Mr. Jonathan Lee
Theater 2    NextGen Analytics: Your Jetway to Optimization
iOLAP, Inc
Mr. Marc Messina

1 - 1:20 p.m.
Theater 1 Re-inventing Traditional Airport Systems: FIDS and PA
Mr. Montee Fiely
Theater 2 A New Generation Now Drives Non-Aviation Revenue
Minute Suites
Mr. Daniel Solomon