Noppen hosted the 7th Annual China Airport Summit in Shanghai, on the 29-30th. March 2012. Attended by over 170 prominent industry leaders, senior directors and engineers from International and China airports, top design institutes, construction groups, engineering companies and major Airport Equipment Production Bases, this congress illustrated China's newest industrial policies, advanced technology solutions for airport growth, project management solutions, and the most up-to-date progress reports on major projects in China.
Keynote speakers at the event were, Guo Xiaobei, Director and Researcher, Comprehensive Transportation Research Institute, National Development & Reform Commission introduced integrated transport systems and the development of civil aviation ;Young-geun LEE, Executive Vice President, Incheon International Airport Corporation, who gave an overview of the Incheon International Airport past and corrent status, introduced Incheon Airport ‘s impact on Economy and their future plan; Eugene GAN, Depurty Chief Executive Officer, Changi Airports International, introduced the Singapore Changi Airport experience on development of Air Hub; Micheal EGGENSCHWILER, Chief Executive Officer, Hamburg Airport, introduce how to achieve sustainability of the Hamburg airport , KONG Yue, Commercial Director, Beijing Capital International Airport, introduce how to improve flight punctuality from Beijing Capital International Airport view; DONG Guiguo, President, HNG Airport Group, introduce building the world’s Superior Airport Investment and Operations Management Provide by HNA Airport Group.
Industry leaders introduced their most up-to-date technology information. David WANG, Technical Director, Verint, provide the actionable intelligence solutions to help airport face the security challenges. Ashraf WASSEF, Global Concept Director Infrastructure, Jotun Paints,introduce the high performance green coatings for airport.
Other speakers included Dieter A. HEINZ, President, German Airport Technology & Equipment; DING Yonglian, Senior Specialist Engineer, Airport Technology Group, Boeing; TANG Congyuan, Director, Guangxi Civil Aviation Airport Authority; General Manager, GuangXi Airport Group; XU Yong, Vice President, Nanjing International Airport; Yoga HUO, Marketing Manager, Harting; MU Lan, China Representative, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey;Colonel Cameron TORRENS, Air ATTACHE, Embassy of the United States of America;ZUO Limin, Vice General Manager of Planning & Development Department, Hubei Airport Group Companynoted that they were “very impressed with the entire conferences organization and also that the congress had a good cross section of attendees”. Noppen would like to express special thanks to all the 7th Annual China Airport Summit sponsors, supporters and high quality attendees who came together to make this a very successful and informative event.