December 6th & 7th, 2012, HaiKou, Hainan Province, China
Haikou IN CHINA, 6-7 December 2012 – With the improvement of China’s international status, as well as China’s “open skies” policy, the development of the international air transport market in China is getting better, which means the development of China’s Civil Aviation has a new historical opportunity. According to the government policy, there are more than 50 new airports will be constructed during 2010 to 2015 and more than 100 airports need expansion and reconstruction. Total investment will reach 190 billion RMB. Noppen’s China Airport Summit aimed to provide a strategic opportunity for key industry professionals from China and abroad to network and explore cooperation and business opportunities in this crucial and prestigious industry.
In close co-organization with HNA Airport Group and Haikou Meilan International Airport, Noppen hosted the 8th Annual China Airport Summit in Haikou, on the 6-7 December 2012. Attended by over 120 prominent industry leaders, senior government officials and executives from China's aviation administration, large airport management groups, construction groups, top design institutes and major equipment providers, the summit illustrated China's newest industrial policies, advanced technology solutions for airport construction, project management, and the most up-to-date progress reports on major projects in China.
QIU Guoliang, Vice President of HNA Airport Group addressed the welcome speech to thank all the participants’ support. He also shortly introduced the HNA Airport Group and the achievements they get in airport development, expansion and cooperation, then Mr. QIU announced the summit open.
Opening speech at the summit was given by LU Jianheng, Director of Planning Division of Planning and Development Department, CAAC who deeply analysis the National Policy in civil airports layout and construction. In particular he introduced the current development situation of China airport industry and the trend of policy development.
Keynote speaker Young-Geun LEE, Executive Vice President of Korea Incheon International Airport shared the successful experience of Incheon Airport especially in how Incheon International Airport was able to rise as the world's best airport by tapping into concept of convergence, and how it intends to keep sharpening its competitive edge in the future. LI Qiang, who is the Deputy General Manager of China Airport Construction Group Corporation of CAAC. His speech focus on the Green Airport construction and development, he use Kunming new airport as a sample to analysis the green standard, green design and the significance of green airport. WANG Xiaohong, General Manager of Shanghai Airport Authority Technology Consulting Company shared his experience in Hongqiao Integrated Transportation Hub Construction. He suggest to simplify the management interface to reach efficiently manage.
YU Zheng, the Deputy General Manager of Crystal Digital Technology Company raised an interesting topic about the airport culture construction. His lively and interesting talk showed us how important role that airport can play in culture display and what we lack in this area. He raised a constructive solution suggestion in the end of the presentation and made an impression on all the participants.
Keynote speaker HAN Mingcang, Chief Commander of Tianjin Binhai International Airport Construction Headquarter who is also Deputy General Manager of China Airport Construction Group Corporation introduce the importance of airport to regional economic growth. MA Huixian, Deputy General Manager of Liaoning Airport Management Group gave us a presentation about the group development strategy and introduce the Shenyang Taoxian International Airport, which is the aviation hub in east north of China. YANG Xuqiang, Vice President of Hainan Meilan International Airport addressed a speech about the overview of Meilan International Airport, and also he introduce the expansion project and the future planning of Meilan not only the airport but also the air base, aviation industries, logistics & freight etc. His comprehensive introduction showed a bright future of Haikou Meilan International Airport.
In the summit, the industry leaders also introduced their most up-to-date technology information especially in the energy saving area. Philips’ Senior Segment Manager Diana LU brought us a lot of successful examples about the airport lighting. Donald ANG, Asia-Pacific Logistics Segment Manager from Forbo introduced their energy-saving conveyor belts. From Kelvin LEE, Greater China Technical Manager of Bostik, introduced their solutions in sealing of joints in airfield and Aerie ZHANG form ABB introduced their innovative Low Voltage solutions for airports. April QIN, Sales Manager from Christie Digital Systems introduced their advanced display screen which can provide good effect in large screen display. These information is really useful to the participants from the airports, “Satisfied! Very worthy event provided the most up-to-date information regarding the airport construction’s progress and advanced equipments and technology. I wish there will be more opportunities to know about these useful information from Noppen’s event in the future”. Said by Mr. Gunnar MOLLER from HNA Group.
Other speakers included Hans MITTERLECHNER, Director of Aviation Consulting from Aspirion Consulting who analysis the aviation value chain about the airline, airport and passengers to discuss the Interaction of Aeronautical and Non-aeronautical Airport Businesses. HEO Tae Yoon, Vice President of Korea Airports Corporation shared the experience about the revitalization of Gimpo Airport which is also a important airport in Seoul. CHEN Bangcang, form the Nanjing Lukou International Airport talked about the integrated comprehensive traffic planning and construction of large airport as the sample of Lukou International Airport. ZHAO Shiwei, Terminal Project Manager of Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport shared his experience in airport construction and operation.
Beijing Capital International Airport Co., Ltd noted that they were “very impressed with the entire conferences organization and also that the congress had a good cross section of attendees”. On Friday afternoon, 7th December approx 30 conference participants attended the site visit to Haikou Meilan International Airport, the new terminal under construction, the chief enginner Mr. LIU from Meilan International Airport introduced the project status and lead the visitors to the site.
“Thank you! We look forward to both participating in and sponsoring/presenting at next year’s event!” Said by KNPC.
Noppen would like to express special thanks to all the 8th Annual China Airport Summit sponsors, supporters and high quality attendees who came together to make this a very successful and informative event.