BACnet Airport Conference 2018


Before the BACnet Airport Conference

Tuesday Sept 25, 2018

(hosted by Samson AG, Frankfurt)

  • BIG-EU Advisory Board Meeting
  • BIG-EU General Meeting

Wednesday Sept 26, 2018

(hosted by Samson AG, Frankfurt)

Working Group Meetings

  • BIG-EU Working Group Technique 
  • BIG-EU Working Group Marketing 

BACnet Airport Conference

Thursday Sept 27, 2018

(hosted by Fraport AG at HOLM - House of Logistics and Mobility) at Gateway Gardens in the Frankfurt Airport Area

08:00 a.m.

Opening of the Exhibition “Reliable Building Operation at Airports” 

Beckhoff, GEZE, JCI, Siemens Building Technologies – ABB, Meteoviva - Belimo, Bihl+Wiedemann, Danfoss, Hermos, Iconics, Loytec, Oppermann, Reliable Controls, Sauter, Tridium, TÜV SÜD, WSCAD – Adiutec, Kieback&Peter

Registration and Welcome Coffee

09:00 a.m.

Welcome Session

09:00 p.m.
Welcome Address
Digital Technologies for Transforming Industries
Rolf Riemenschneider, Head of IoT Sector, European Commission, Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT/E4)

09:20 p.m.
Opening Keynote
The Essential Role of BACnet for the Airport Infrastructure. Current and Upcoming Construction Projects at Frankfurt Airport
Dr. Ulrich Kipper, Senior Vice President Cooperate Infrastructure Management at Fraport AG

09:50 p.m.
Greeting address from ISO/TC 163 & ISO/TC 205 meeting in Oslo, Norway
Why BACnet is the State-of-the-art Technology at Airports
H. Michael Newman, Inventor of the BACnet standard at Cornell University, NY, USA, and pilot with professional experience in the aviation industry

10:00 a.m.

Session 1:
Status and Challenges of Modern Airport Building Operation

10:00 p.m.
Challenge 1
Energy Performance of Buildings Directive 2018 – What is the Current Status and How does the EU Directive Influence your Projects?
Dr. Peter Hug, Managing Direct of eu.bac - European Building Automation and Controls Association

10:30 p.m.
Challenge 2
Finavia’s Helsinki Airport – Sustainability and Management of Carbon Emissions
Mikko Viinikainen, Vice President Sustainability and Environment, Finavia Oyj / Finavia Corporation - Finnish Airports

11:00 a.m.

Coffee Break

11:00 a.m.
Beckhoff - Poster Session in the Exhibition

11:15 a.m.
GEZE - Poster Session in the Exhibition

11:30 a.m.

Session 2:
Integration of the Future – From Evaluation to Digitalization

11:30 p.m.
Requirements 1
Increased efficiency with technical building management and BACnet at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
Peter Schönenberger, Head of Marketing and Product Management, Fr. Sauter AG in Cooperation with Groupe Aéroports de Paris

12:00 p.m.
Requirements 2
Smart Buildings+ needs Artificial Intelligence – The Next Step towards Digitalization in Construction Industry
Patrick Kraft, Team Leader Energy Design and Project Partner Energy Management and Sustainability Advising, Drees & Sommer SE

12:30 p.m.
Elevator Pitches
Get to the heart of the matter and take the same amount of time as a ride in an elevator

  • ABB presents solutions for airports
  • Belimo presents solutions for airports
  • WSCAD presents solutions for airports

12:45 p.m.


01:45 p.m.

Session 3:
New Automation Technologies for Airport Buildings

01:45 p.m.
New Technologies 1
Smooth Integration at Santiago de Chile Airport – Engineering and Project Management with BACnet/IP
Roberto Yustos, Business Development Senior Executive, and Oliver Marcos, Business Development Manager Industrial Automation and Control, Auditel Ingeniería y Servicios, S.L., in cooperation with Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG

02:15 p.m.
New Technologies 2
Seamless Building System Integration in Passenger Safety, Comfort and Security
Karen Sum, Head of Global Account Management, GEZE GmbH

02:45 p.m.
New Technologies 3
Smart Infrastructure – Increased Resilience through Digitalization!
Henrik Lüngen, Senior Digital Development Consultant, Siemens Building Technologies

03:15 p.m.
Elevator Pitches
Get to the heart of the matter and take the same amount of time as a ride in an elevator

  • Danfoss presents solutions for airports 
  • Hermos presents solutions for airports
  • MeteoViva presents solutions for airports

03:30 p.m.

Coffee Break

03:30 p.m.
Siemens - Poster Session in the Exhibition

03:45 p.m.
MeteoViva - Poster Session in the Exhibition

04:00 p.m.

Session 4:
Planning, Integration and Operating Concepts

04:00 p.m.
Planning 1
How to Fly an Airport – Fraport Introduces his Building Automation Definition and Gives a Demo of the Operation Work Station
Rüdiger Schröder, Central Infrastructure Management, Senior Project Manager Building Automation, Fraport AG

04:30 p.m.
Planning 2
Fraport, New Terminal 3 – BACnet Implementation in Planning and BACnet Data Use in Future Operation
Andreas Broßmann, Managing Director, Head of Facility Management Division, and Riadh Miled, Deputy Project Manager Planning Terminal 3, Canzler GmbH

05:00 p.m.
Planning 3
New Technologies and Digital Transformation of the Passenger Process in Airport Terminals
Jens Grabeleu, Traffic and Terminal Management, Corporate Safety and Security, Vice President of IT-Management, Fraport AG

05:30 p.m.
Elevator Pitches
Get to the heart of the matter and take the same amount of time as a ride in an elevator

  • Loytec presents solutions for airports
  • Sauter presents solutions for airports
  • Reliable Controls presents solutions for airports

05:45 p.m.

Networking Reception

Welcome in the Empore of the House of Logistics and Mobility (HOLM)

06:15 p.m. 
Greeting Address of the First Class Sponsors
Beckhoff Automation, GEZE, Johnson Controls, Siemens Building Technologies

08:15 p.m.
End of the first Conference Day

Friday Sept 28, 2018

08:30 a.m.

Welcome Coffee and Visit to the Exhibtion

Session 5:
Best Practices of Airport Facility Management

09:00 a.m.
Best Practice 1
"SkyLoop" at Stuttgart Airport. Technical Monitoring as Key Success Factor of Building Technology in Airport Cities
Stefan Hindrichs, Managing Director, synavision GmbH, in cooperation with Stuttgart Airport

09:30 a.m.
Best Practice 2
Hands on Cyber Security. Building Bridges with the Information Security Hub (ISH) at Munich Airport
Marc Lindike, Service Division IT, Head of Information Security Assurance at Munich Airport, Flughafen München GmbH

10:00 a.m.
Best Practice 3
The Journey to Networked Building Management at Manchester Airport. Requirements, Experiences and Best Practices
Andy Garratt, BMS System Engineer, Utilities & Energy, Manchester Airport

10:30 a.m.
Elevator Pitches
Get to the heart of the matter and take the same amount of time as a ride in an elevator

  • TÜV SÜD presents solutions for airports
  • Tridium presents solutions for airports
  • Oppermann presents solutions for airports

10:45 a.m.

Coffee Break

10:45 a.m.
ABB Poster Session in the Exhibition

11:00 a.m.
Johnson Controls Poster Session in the Exhibition

11:15 a.m.

Continuation of session 5

11:15 a.m.
Best Practice 4
Building Automation with BACnet at Small Airports – Too Extensive?
Thomas Harrer, Head of Operations Engineering, Albrecht Dürer Airport Nürnberg

11:45 a.m.
Best Practice 5
The Smart Approach to Facilities Management and Integrated Communication at International Airports
Martina Liani,  Energy Systems and Energy Management, MEng, ADR - Aeroporti di Roma, Rome Airport,
Mariano Altamore, Engineering Manager Key Account Solutions, Johnson Controls Systems and Service Italy s.r.l.

12:15 p.m.
Elevator Pitches
Get to the heart of the matter and take the same amount of time as a ride in an elevator

  • Bihl+Wiedemann presents solutions for airports
  • ICONICS presents solutions for airports
  • Saia Burgess Controls presents solutions for airports

12:30 p.m.


01:30 p.m.

Session 6:
The Global Trust in BACnet – Historic Successes and Tomorrow's Solutions

01:30 p.m.
Trust 1
The Very Beginning of BACnet in Europe. Pioneering Building Automation in Reichstag and Parliament Buildings Berlin
Thomas Herrmann, Head of Building Technology, Humboldtforum Berlin (Earlier Director of Planning, Reichstag and Parliament Buildings Berlin, Bundesbaugesellschaft)

02:00 p.m.
Trust 2
Flying High with Global Certification and Ongoing BACnet Development. How Airports benefit from Continuous Standardization in Building Automation
Andy McMillan, President and Managing Director of BACnet International

02:15 p.m.
Trust 3
20 Years of Success with BACnet – Review, Achievements, Outlook
Klaus Wächter, President of the BIG-EU, Standardization Manager of Siemens Building Technologies, Siemens Schweiz AG
Karl Heinz Belser, Executive Board Member of the BIG-EU, Key Account Manager at Johnson Controls Systems & Service

02:45 p.m.
Wrap-up and Closing Discussion

03:00 p.m.

Behind the Scenes of Frankfurt Airport

03:00 p.m.
Guided Bus Tour
A unique tour behind the scenes at Frankfurt Airport with special attention to building engineering and the construction of Terminal 3

04:30 p.m.
End of the Conference

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