The 7th China Airport CIO & CDO Summit 2018

Event Information

  • Organiser: True Advisor Consulting
  • Start date: 29.11.2018
  • End date: 30.11.2018
  • Location: Sanya, China
  • Website:

According to China government’s 13th Five-year Plan for China’s Civil Aviation Development, it specifies five main tasks for civil aviation development in the “13th Five-year Plan” period, which include ensuring sustained safety of civil aviation, building a national integrated airport system, comprehensively improving aviation service capability, strengthening support and service quality of air traffic management and speeding up transition through reform and innovation. Under this background and by this golden chance, the 7th China Airport CIO&CDO Summit will pay the most attention to promote the development of the industry. We shall share the latest information of Airport 3.0 and believe that we are one of the outstanding event from the fierce competition.

In this background, hosted by WRE CIO Alliance – digital transformation office and supported by China civil airport association – the 7th airport chief information & digital officer summit will be held on 29th-30th, November in Sanya, China.

ACIO 2018 will gather 200+ leading Airport Chief Digital & Innovation Officers and Marketing/Information/Technology/Branding executives to discuss “Smart and Digital Airport /Intelligent & Green Terminal / Smart Design for Terminal / Digital Retailing” etc. We are looking forward to you visit!

Key Issues:

Day One / 29th November / Thursday
Session 1: Global Vision – Smart • Digital Airport
Session 2: Artificial Intelligence • Safe Airport

Day Two / 30th November/ Friday
Session 3: Digital Era • Connected Airport
Session 4: Smart Business • Retail Thinking • Enhance Passenger Experience

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Event Profile

  • Global Vision - Smart · Digital Airport

    Day One / 29th November / Thursday

    08:50 – Construction of “Four Airports”

    • Smart Airport
    • Safe Airport
    • Green Airport
    • Humanistic Airport

    ZHANG Rui, Deputy Director, Airport Division
    Civil Aviation Administration of China

    09:10 – Digital Transformation – White Paper on “Intelligent Airport Artificial Intelligence”

    WANG Hanlin, General Manager of Information Technology Department
    Beijing Capital International Airport Co. LTD

    09:30 – HNA Airport Enters a New Era of Smart Airport

    WU Jian, Vice President
    HNA Infrastructure Company Limited

    09:50 – Tea Break

    10:10 – New Airport Technology in the Future

    Steve LEE, CIO
    Singapore Changi Airport

    10:30 – Digital Transformation of Dubai Airport

    Michael IBBITSON, Executive Vice President, Technology and Infrastructure
    Dubai International Airport

    10:50 – Digital Airport- Application of New Airport Technology

    LIU Wujun, Chief Engineer
    Shanghai Airport (Group) Co. LTD

    11:10 – Sponsor Opportunity

    11:30 Panel Discussion: How to embrace smart airport?

    • Digital Future Airportsintegration of big data, cloud computing, the Internet of things, mobile Internet and other new technologies
    • Improve the integrity of smart airport construction
    • Passenger experience of smart airport in the digital age

    Moderator or PanelistSponsor Opportunity


    • Steve LEE, CIO, Singapore Changi Airport
    • Michael IBBITSON, Executive Vice President, Technology and Infrastructure, Dubai International Airport
    • ZHONG Gan, General Manager of Smart Airport Management Department, Haikou Meilan International Airport
    • WANG Hanlin, General Manager of Information Technology Department, Beijing Capital International Airport Co. LTD

    12:00 – Luncheon

  • Artificial Intelligence · Safe Airport

    13:30 – Build the Most High-tech Smart Airport

    XU Xijun, General Manager of Information Navigation Management Department
    Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport

    13:50 – Build a Convenient, High-tech and Intelligent Airport

    WU Yu, Deputy General Manager
    Guangzhou Baiyun Airport Co. LTD

    14:10 – Shenzhen Airport Digital Transformation and “future airport” Construction

    WANG Suichu, Deputy General Manager
    Shenzhen Airport (Group) Co. LTD

    14:30 – Build a New Airport of Humanity, Wisdom and Green

    WU Ding, Chief Engineer of Construction Command
    Chengdu Tianfu International Airport

    14:50 – Tea Break

    15:10 – Airport Innovation Awards Ceremony

    15:40 – Sponsor Opportunity

    16:00 – The new airport is in sight.-Build an International Aviation Hub

    SONG Zhengmin, Deputy General Manager, Director of Qingdao Jiaodong Airport Construction Command
    Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport

    16:20 – Build Smart Port Information

    JU Zhenyu, Minister of Information Technology
    Nanjing Lukou International Airport Co. LTD

    16:40 – Sponsor Opportunity

    17:00 – End of Day One

  • Digital Era · Connected Airport

    Day Two / 30th November/ Friday

    09:00 – “Future Airport Project

    ZHANG Baojian, Vice President, North Asia

    09:20 – Road to Technological Innovation at Heathrow Airport

    Stuart BIRRELL, CIO
    London Heathrow Airport

    09:40 – Managing Airports with Data-Airport Connect Solution

    Matthys SERFONTEIN, Vice President, Airport Solution

    10:00 – Tea Break

    10:20 – Realize Intelligent Airport by Mixed Cloud and Big Data

    WANG Xin, Deputy General Manager of Airport Operations
    China Civil Aviation Information Network Co. LTD

    10:40 – Information Design and Construction of Terminal 3

    Roland KRIEG, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
    Frankfurt Airport Group

    11:00 – About the Planning of Chongqing No.2 International Airport

    DAI Ke, General Manager
    Chongqing Airport Group Co. LTD

    11:20 – Sponsor Opportunity

    11:40 – Key Technologies and Solutions for Digital Airports

    XU Junku, Doctor, Professor-level Senior Engineer
    Information Technology Research Base Civil Aviation Administration of China

    12:00 – Luncheon

  • Smart Business · Retail Thinking · Enhance Passenger Experience

    13:30 – Non-aviation business is likely to become a pillar of airport revenue in the future

    Lim Peck Hoon, Executive Vice President of Business Division
    Singapore Airport Group

    13:50 – Innovative Measures of Airport Marketing Ideas

    Katja SIBERG, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications

    14:10Informationization helps improve passenger experience and non-airline revenue

    Chris YOUNG, General Manager, Smart Airport
    Airport Authority Hong Kong

    14:30 – Sponsor Opportunity

    14:50 – Tea Break

    15:10 – Sponsor Opportunity

    15:30 – Airport Business Revenue: Bring Benefits to Chinese Airport Operators

    Stephen SUNDERLAND, Managing Director
    L.E.K Consulting

    15:50 – Sponsor Opportunity

    16:10 – Increasing Non-navigational Income Starts with Planning

    LI Xiaojin, Professor, College of Economic and Management
    Civil Aviation University of China

    16:30 – Closing Address & End of the Summit


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