P3 Innovation Solution Summit

Atlanta, Georgia  I  July 16, 2018

From creating a seamless and secure border to protecting against cyber threats, the challenges facing the aviation industry are growing, while resources are not. Join us for this interactive session to explore how airlines, airports, government partners and other industry stakeholders are applying new approaches to efficiently and effectively mitigate today's most pressing challenges. 

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Monday, July 16

1 - 1:15 p.m.   Opening Remarks (Summit Outline and Objectives)
Chris Runde
Director, Airport Innovation Accelerator
1:15 - 2 p.m.   Unleashing the Key to Effective Innovation
    The most impactful projects across the aviation community have one thing in common… great partnerships. In the opening session of the Innovations Solution Summit, experts across airports, airlines, government and industry share the tips and tricks for public-private partnership success.
Jim Peters
Chief Technology Officer
Greg Richardson
Interim Deputy General Manager / Chief Financial Officer
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Mara E. B. Winn
Manager, Innovation Task Force Division
Transportation Security Administration
Jason Hausner
Director of Customer Care
Delta Air Lines 
      Arun Vemury
Biometric Technology Engine (BT-E) Team, Science and Technology Directorate
Department of Homeland Security
      Sherry Stein
Sr. Manager of Projects & Innovation
2 - 2:45 p.m.   Session 1 Breakout 
2:45 - 3 p.m.   Networking Break
3 - 3:45 p.m.   Session 2 Breakout
3:45 - 4:30 p.m.   Session 3 Breakout
4:30 - 5 p.m.   Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks

Breakout Topics

The Promise of Identity Management
A future where passengers use their biometric to travel seamlessly wherever they are in the world is not far off. Learn from early adopters how the mandate for biometric exit in the US is paving the way for an entirely paperless and seamless biometric journey among early adopters here and abroad.

Sean Farrell 
Portfolio Director - Strategy & Partnerships
Preparing for Cyber Attacks
Cyber security is at the top of the agenda for CIOs at both airlines and airports, with more than 90% planning to invest in R&D to combat this growing threat.  This session will explore the results of the first-ever aviation focused Cyber study and discuss how the industry is protecting itself.

Dan daCosta
Solution Specialist
Predicting Flight Disruption
Flight disruption costs the aviation industry nearly $25B each year.  Artificial intelligence may provide the answer to predicting – and helping to prepare for – this costly disruption with greater accuracy, allowing airports and airlines to identify potential problems early and put recovery actions in place.

Paul Brough, Sr.
Portfolio and Solutions Management


Registered attendees of the Airport Innovation Forum get a 50% discount off the Summit. To register for the Summit, register here. To register for the Airport Innovation Forum, click here. (NOTE: Even if you are registered for the Forum, separate registration is required for the Summit.)

 (in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank) 
(Includes one refreshment break and all handouts)

Registered Innovation Forum Attendee $75
Attending Solution Summit Only $150

Accredited Airport Executives: This course is worth 3 credits in the AAAE Continuing Airport Management Education Unit (CEU) program. 

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