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08:30 - 08:55 25 mins
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Registration & Coffee
09:00 - 09:15 15 mins
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GAD Director Welcome
09:15 - 10:15 60 mins
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GAD Asia 2017 Conference Opening, Welcome & Introduction to the Philippines
  • Speaker Srinivas Bommidala - Chairman, GMR Airports
  • Speaker Louie Ferrar - President and Director, GMR MEGAWIDE Cebu Airport Corporation
  • Speaker Sidharath Kapur - President, GMR Group
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GAD Asia 2017 Conference Opening, Welcome & Introduction to the Philippines

1) GMR Chairmain Srinivas Bommidala will officially open the conference and welcome attendees

2) Louie Ferrar will introduce the host airport, Mactan Cebu International Airport, and the plans for its growth and development

3) Representatives from the Philippines will provide insights into national developments in the aviation, tourism and transport sectors.

4) Sidharath Kapur will present GMR airports and the important topics to be covered at the conference. 

10:10 - 10:15 5 mins
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Chairman's Introduction: Alex Rickards, Strategic International Airport Projects, NATS
10:15 - 10:45 30 mins
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The South-East Asia Economic & Geopolitical Address
  • Speaker George Anjaparidze - Senior Economist, IATA
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Examining the outlook for rapid growth and greater economic stability in the region. Representative from IATA tbc.

10:45 - 11:15 30 mins
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Morning Coffee & Networking
11:30 - 12:00 30 mins
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National Government Address: Atty Arthur Tugade, Secretary for the Department of Transportation
12:00 - 12:30 30 mins
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Asian Investor Outlook: Evaluating Asian vs Global Airport Opportunities as Part of a Diversified Investment Strategy
  • Moderator Olivier Gibert - Director, Infrastructure & Real Estate Group, HSBC
  • Panellist Karim Garcia - Vice President Business Development, Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC)
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12:30 - 13:00 30 mins
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Disruption & Innovation: The Driving Force of Tourism Development
  • Speaker Chris Flynn - Regional Director - Pacific, PATA
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13:00 - 14:30 90 mins
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Lunch
14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
Airport Development Strategy
Civil Aviation Best Practice: Implementing Successful Educational Techniques
  • speaker Christine Lee - Business Representative, Korea Airports Corporation (KAC)
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Session to be delivered by the Korea Airports Corp. (KAC) 

14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
Privatisation Best Practice
Evaluating Different Ownership Models & Vehicles for Private Sector Investment in Airports
  • Speaker Sidharath Kapur - President, GMR Group
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15:00 - 15:45 45 mins
Airport Development Strategy
Tackling the Capacity Challenge: A Case Study on Optimising Assets to Deliver Added Value for Investors
  • Speaker Peter Tomlinson - Principal Consultant – Global Airport Development, NATS
  • Speaker Satyaki Raghunath - Chief Innovation Officer, Office of Chairman – Airports, GMR Airports Ltd
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15:00 - 15:45 45 mins
Privatisation Best Practice
Regulatory Focus: Creating the Right Regulatory Framework for Successful Privatisations & Aviation Growth
  • Panellist Julien Coffinier - Managing Director, Asia Pacific, ADP
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15:45 - 16:15 30 mins
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Afternoon Tea & Networking
16:15 - 16:45 30 mins
Airport Development Strategy
The Global Airport Deal Pipeline: Opportunities for Airport Investors Around the World
  • Speaker Curtis Grad - President & CEO, Modalis Infrastructure Partners
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16:15 - 16:45 30 mins
Privatisation Best Practice
Can the Istanbul development model be transposed to the Asia Pacific market?
  • Speaker Trevor Carnahoff - Executive Director, Asia Pacific Aviation, Jacobs
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Blockages to airport development in some of the fastest growing markets in Asia need to be removed to deliver much needed capacity. Despite unprecedented growth, development in some South-East Asian airports is slow to materialize. What has been the secret to the success of processes in countries such as India and Turkey?

16:45 - 17:30 45 mins
Privatisation Best Practice
What do Governments Really Want From the Private Sector?
  • Panellist Sidharath Kapur - President, GMR Group
  • Panellist Patrine Tay - Marketing Business Development Director, VINCI Airports
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16:45 - 17:30 45 mins
Airport Development Strategy
Strategies for Growing Regional Airport Traffic: Planning & Delivering Regional Connectivity
  • Panellist Nuno Costa - Marketing & Sales Director, SCA, Cambodia Airports, VINCI Airports
  • Panellist Subhash Murikenchery - Deputy COO, GMR Hyderabad International Airport
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17:30 - 18:30 60 mins
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Networking Drinks Reception