21 - 22 August, 2018
Nairobi, Kenya

Conference Day One: Tuesday, 21 August 2018

8:00 am - 8:55 am Registration, refreshments and networking

9:00 am - 9:05 am Chairman’s opening remarks

MARKET POTENTIAL: WHAT DOES 2019 HAVE IN STORE FOR AFRICAN AIRPORTS?

9:05 am - 9:30 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS: General performance of airports in the region, industry development and main challenges

Captain Gilbert Macharia Kibe - Director General, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority

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Captain Gilbert Macharia Kibe

Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority

9:30 am - 9:55 am Effective implementation of SARPs in Africa: challenges and best practices

Arthemon Ndikumana - Deputy Regional Director, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

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Arthemon Ndikumana

Deputy Regional Director
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

9:55 am - 10:20 am State-of-the-art solutions for Air Traffic Management in Africa

William Omolo - Head of ATM Engineering, Selex ES Technologies Ltd, Kenya
• Reviewing the need for air space management, advanced technologies and system modernisation to meet future challenges
• Adding advanced technology for air traffic management to replace the current national air traffic management automation system
• Assessing how the use of ATC technology modernisation cost savings and to enable greater growth
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William Omolo

Head of ATM Engineering
Selex ES Technologies Ltd, Kenya

10:20 am - 10:50 am Infrastructure for Handling & Storage of Cargo from an Airlines Perspective

Sanjeev Gadhia - CEO, Astral Aviation

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Sanjeev Gadhia

CEO
Astral Aviation


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Mark Devonshire

Head of practice for Systems
ADP Ingénierie

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Frederic Thenevin

Head of Business Development for Europe, Africa and Americas
ADP Ingénierie

11:15 am - 11:50 am Coffee and networking break

  • Highlighting the benefits of cooperation between partners to develop hub creation and open skies across the region
  • Fostering open sky agreements with African countries
  • Updates on the AU single African air travel market

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Arthemon Ndikumana

Deputy Regional Director
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

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Captain Gilbert Macharia Kibe

Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority

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Sanjeev Gadhia

CEO
Astral Aviation

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Daniel Goh

Assistant President
NUCTECH

12:30 pm - 12:55 pm Planning and implementing effective security solutions at airports in Africa

Daniel Goh - Assistant President, NUCTECH
• Combatting aviation security threats whilst ensuring that passengers and their luggage are processed efficiently
• Nuctech’s cutting-edge solutions to deal with new, evolving threats
• Adopting best practices to boost safety across airports in the region from a Checkpoint to a Chokepoint
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Daniel Goh

Assistant President
NUCTECH

• Need of pavement performance evaluation
• Measured performance indicators:
- Functional evaluation - Pavement roughness (rideability)
- Structural evaluation - Pavement deflection, cores and test pits
- Surface condition evaluation - Pavement distresses
- Safety evaluation - Skid resistance
  • • Case study, Dubai International Airport Evaluation
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Dr. Ibrahim Asi

Manager of Regional Excellence Center for Pavement Studies and Evaluation
Arab Center for Engineering Studies (ACES)

1:20 pm - 1:45 pm Exploring the diverse infrastructure required to meet Africa’s true aviation potential

Henry Ogoye - Head of Corporate Planning, Kenya Airports Authority
  • Highlighting the growth trends across Africa to comprehend the key opportunities
  • Distinguishing the smart solutions for the development of African airports in construction and technology
  • Assessing the changes in air traffic as a stimulus for modernisation, rehabilitation and investment in airport infrastructure
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Henry Ogoye

Head of Corporate Planning
Kenya Airports Authority

1:45 pm - 2:50 pm Networking lunch and end of conference day one