“TURNING THE CORNER: Shaping our New Normal”

Wednesday 22 June 2022


World Business Partner meeting (location: Rome Airport Hilton)


Welcome reception in the Exhibition Hall (Rome Fiumicino Airport T5)

Thursday 23 June 2022 (location: Rome Fiumicino Airport T5)


Welcome refreshments in the Exhibition Hall


Opening: Master of Ceremonies Michael McKay, Founder of The McKay Interview, Former Chair of the British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce Geneva

Host welcome address: Marco Troncone, Chief Executive Officer, Aeroporti di Roma

The State of the Industry Address: Olivier Jankovec, Director General, ACI EUROPE

From the President: The Political Playbook: Javier Marin, President ACI EUROPE, Managing Director, Airports, Aena, interviewed by David Feldman, Managing Director, Exambela


Refreshment break in the Exhibition Hall and press conference


Ukrainian airports: Reflections and Realities: in conversation with Oleksiy Dubrevskyy, Director General, Kyiv Boryspil Airport, and Dr Vyacheslav Cheglatonyev, Chief Commercial Officer, Odessa Airport– interviewed by David Feldman, Managing Director, Exambela


Airport Leaders’ Symposium, moderated by David Feldman:

  • Kadri Samsunlu, Chief Executive Officer, IGA Istanbul Airport
  • Aletta von Massenbach, Chief Executive Officer, Berlin Brandenburg Airport
  • Radoslaw Wloszek, Chief Executive Officer, Krakow Airport *
  • Yiannis Paraschis, Chief Executive Officer, Athens International Airport
  • Nicolas Notebaert, President & Chief Executive Officer, VINCI Airports
  • Dick Benschop, President & Chief Executive Officer, Royal Schiphol Group*


Lunch break in the exhibition hall


Henrik Hololei, Director General, DG MOVE, European Commission, Interviewed by Andrew  Charlton


The new reality of airport and airline relationships – from infrastructure charges and airport slots to network development and operational efficiency, moderated by Andrew Charlton

Setting the scene presentation on the new ACI EUROPE Airport Competition study, Dan Elliott, Board Director & Head of Aviation Practice, Frontier Economics Ltd

Panel moderated by Andrew Charlton:

  • Dalton Philips, Chief Executive Officer, daa
  • Nazareno Ventola, Chief Executive Officer, Bologna Airport
  • Annette Mann, Chief Executive Officer, Austrian Airlines *
  • Jozsef Varadi, Chief Executive Officer, Wizz Air
  • Dr Fabio Lazzerini, CEO, ITA Airways *
  • Dan Elliott, Board Director & Head of Aviation Practice, Frontier Economics Ltd


Decarbonisation: what is achievable, and how long will it take?

Panel moderated by Andrew Charlton:

  • Derek Provan, Chief Executive Officer, AGS Airports, Glasgow Airport
  • Marc Hamy, Vice President Corporate Affairs, Airbus
  • Marco Troncone, Chief Executive Officer, Aeroporti di Roma
  • Jonathan Wood, Vice-President Renewable Aviation, EMEA, Neste
  • William Todts, Executive Director, Transport & Environment


The air vs rail debate: from confrontation to cooperation

Simon Dreschel, Chief Executive Officer, Aéroport de Bordeaux Mérignac and Fabrizio Favara, Chief Strategist, Ferrovie dello Stato, Italy *, interviewed by Andrew Charlton


Refreshment break in the Exhibition Hall


General Assembly (for ACI EUROPE Members only)


Gala dinner at Villa Piccolomini, with special address by Prof. Enrico Giovannini, Minister for Infrastructure & Sustainable Mobility

Awards ceremony to be presented by Catherine Mayer, Vice-President Airports, SITA

Friday 24 June 2022  (location: Rome Fiumicino Airport T5)


Master of Ceremonies’ welcome


Keynote address: Eamonn Brennan, Director General, Eurocontrol


The investment landscape: how attractive are airports in the post-pandemic reality?

Panel moderated by Kata Cserep, Managing Director, Aviation, Travel & Tourism, ICF

  • Marco Serifio, Senior Advisor, Meridiam
  • Joanna Fic, Senior Vice-President Infrastructure & Finance, Moody’s
  • Luke Bugeja, Chief Executive Officer, Ferrovial Airports
  • Elisabetta De Bernadi, Investment Director Europe, Atlantia


Handover ceremony


Refreshment break in the exhibition hall


Special presentation by Richard Frizon, Executive Director, SESAR 3 JU


Innovation Hubs: Shaping our New Normal

Defining presentation: Ricky Sandhu, Founder & Executive Chairman, Urban-Air Port *

Panel moderated by Nik Muaretto, Senior Corporate Partnerships, EMEA; Plug ‘n Play:

  • Emanuele Calà, Vice President, Innovation & Quality, ADR
  • Edward Arkwright, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Groupe ADP *
  • Sergio Colella, President, Europe, SITA
  • Patrick Ky, Executive Director, EASA
  • Winner of the SESAR JU – ACI EUROPE Digital Transformation Award


The Grand Finale: Andrew Charlton reviews the congress hot topics with mystery guests in a pop-up VIP panel


Farewell closing lunch


Airport tour

* denotes invited speaker

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