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Forging a pathway to global markets and driving growth with a world-class Aerotropolis

 
Sydney | 7-8 March 2018 
 

With Badgery’s Creek touted as a once-in-a-lifetime gamechanger for the nation, there has never been a more exciting time for Western Sydney and the onus is now upon government leaders and business stakeholders to determine how best to collaborate and build a world-class Aerotropolis for the 21st century. Back for its second year in March 2018, the 2nd Annual Western Sydney Aerotropolis Summit brings together all the major stakeholders to discuss the most critical factors required to ensure this success. 

 

  • Examine what actual development has been made and what has been achieved since 2017 - how 31,000 new jobs will be created and what plans are in place to ensure the airport is functional by 2026
  • Hear from aviation leaders on how the airport needs to be designed and constructed to be attractive to airlines and how to leverage technology to build the future smart airport 
  • Learn from those who already created an airport city – benefit from the experience of Incheon International Airport and Schiphol Airport and learn how Western Sydney can model its success 
  • Gain insights on what transport and land use plans are in place to attract the economic activity needed
  • Understand the key ingredients necessary to develop an airport city – industry development, land development, development in local government areas

For the first time ever, the 2018 event will be held co-located with the 3rd Annual Australian Smart Cities and Infrastructure Summit in Sydney on March 7th & 8th, we will welcome more than 250 government, industry and international keynotes as they gather to explore progress and discuss development opportunities to deliver Australia’s first airport city and Australia’s future in smart cities.  

 
 
 
  
 
 10 Infrastructure events | 500+ Speakers |1,500+ Attendees | 1,000+ Organisations

 

Western Sydney Aerotropolis AGENDA

08:30

Registration and Welcome Coffee

09:00

Chairperson’s Opening Address
 

09:10

SHARED PLENARY - Ministerial keynote: Moving forward and expediting progress of the Western Sydney Airport

09:35

SHARED PLENARY – NSW Premier’s address: Making the Western Sydney Aerotropolis a reality

10:00

Conceptual design of Western Sydney Aerotropolis starting zone: The initiation of the growth of a brand-new city
EG Group  

10:30

Morning Tea

11:00

Getting the governance right - A masterplan to deliver the Western Sydney Airport 
WSA Co 

11:30

Creating a polycentric city of jobs and maximising opportunities for the future Western city district
Greater Sydney Commission  

11:50

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS
 

12:40

Networking Lunch

01:40

International Keynote: Designing and delivering a world class air city in Korea
Incheon International Airport  

02:20

Aviation leaders panel: Attracting airlines and passenger numbers to Western Sydney Airport 
Airservices Australia; Airlines for Australia and New Zealand; Qantas Airways 

03:00

Afternoon Tea

03:20

Panel: Creating a healthcare, education and research super precinct
BHL; South Western Sydney Local Health District; Western Sydney University; Western Sydney Local Health District  

04:00

Creating an integrated land use and transport plan to boost potential of Western Sydney airport
Transport for NSW  

04:20

Panel: Analysing current and proposed transport projects impacting Western Sydney Airport 
Transport for NSW ; Roads and Maritime Services 

05:00

End of Day One and Networking Drinks
 

08:30

Registration and Welcome Coffee
Heathrow Airports  

09:00

Chairperson’s Opening Address

09:10

International Perspective: Developing next-gen airport solutions and driving technology innovation at London Heathrow Airport

09:40

Panel: Embracing smart airport infrastructure design and development 
Brisbane Airport;  Schiphol Group; Cathay Pacific Airways 

10:30

Morning Tea

11:00

International perspective: Setting a new standard in airport city design and innovation
Schiphol Group 

11:30

Local Government Panel: Achieving tri-government collaboration and capitalising on opportunities of the Western Sydney airport
Liverpool City Council; Blacktown City Council; Penrith City Council  
 

12:10

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS

12:55

Networking Lunch 

01:55

Plans and strategies to boost industry development around the Western Sydney airport 
NSW Department of Industry Skills and Regional Development

02:15

Comprehensive Retail Hub: The key catalytic element driving the formation of new City Centre
BHL 

02:45

Afternoon Tea

03:10

Panel: Creating an innovation corridor of precincts to attract industry development for a first-class airport city
Northrop Grumman; Executive Director, Australian Advanced Manufacturing Council; Chief Economist, NSW Farmers Association
 

03:50

Panel: Driving land and property development around the Western Sydney Aerotropolis 
BHL; University of Sydney; Charter Hall 

04:30

Chairperson’s closing address and end of conference

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Western Sydney Aerotropolis TOP SPEAKERS

Duncan Challen

Executive Director Industry Development

NSW Department of Industry Skills and Regional Development

Ian Irving

Chief Executive

Northrop Grumman

Mark Goodsell

Executive Director

Australian Advanced Manufacturing Council

Ash Salardini

Chief Economist

NSW Farmers Association

Dr. Michael Spence AC

Vice-Chancellor and Principal

University of Sydney

Sean McMahon

Chief Investment Officer

Charter Hall

Dr. Shane Geha

Managing Director

EG Group

Geoff Roberts

Deputy Chief Commissioner and Economic Commissioner

Greater Sydney Commission

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WHY ATTEND Western Sydney Aerotropolis

  • Examine what actual development has been made and what has been achieved since 2017 - how 31,000 new jobs will be created and what plans are in place to ensure the airport is functional by 2026
  • Hear from aviation leaders on how the airport needs to be designed and constructed to be attractive to airlines and how to leverage technology to build the future smart airport 
  • Learn from those who already created an airport city – benefit from the experience of Incheon International Airport and Schiphol Airport and learn how Western Sydney can model its success 
  • Gain insights on what transport and land use plans are in place to attract the economic activity needed
  • Understand the key ingredients necessary to develop an airport city – industry development, land development, development in local government areas
 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND Western Sydney Aerotropolis

Delegates from private industries, government, and associations involved in or have an interest in aviation, infrastructure, property, hospitality, urban development and investment  

  • Federal, State and Local government representatives 
  • Chairmen, Managing Directors and C-Level Executives 
  • Heads, GMs and Senior Managers 
  • International and domestic businesses and investors 
  • Airport Operators / Developers
  • Airline carriers
  • Commercial Retailers
  • Project managers, Policy managers and advisors 
  • Economic development professionals 
  • Regional development experts 
  • City Planners / Urban Planners 
  • Heads of Infrastructure 
  • Heads of Transport 
  • Construction, Developers and Real Estate organisations 
  • Financial institutions and venture capitalists
  • Trade organisations and associations
  • Land Development
  • Architects and planners
  • Cargo and logistics operators and freight – forwarders
  • Suppliers and solution providers
  • Consultants 
 

Who Should Sponsor

Raise your profile at Western Sydney Aerotropolis Summit 2018!
Are you interested in showcasing your organisation’s products and services to key aviation and infrastructure professionals? Do you need to engage and promote your brand to key public and private decision makers driving high-value projects in this space?
 
Sponsoring Western Sydney Aerotropolis Summit, or even taking an exhibition stand, is a fantastic way of raising your company’s profile within the industry and creating greater awareness of your brand. We can tailor specific sponsorship and exhibition packages to help you meet and influence the people who are going to ensure the growth of your business now and in the future.
 
Sponsorship can involve:
 

  • speaking slot on the conference agenda – a powerful platform to showcase the industry and knowledge and abilities of a senior representative of your organisation
  • Branding via the pre-conference brochure, conference website, banners, posters, set panels, conference documentation and delegate gifts – a comprehensive brand awareness raising opportunity which targets people beyond attending the conference itself
  • Hosting a lunch or evening reception for all conference attendees – a fantastic networking opportunity in an environment that you control
  • table top display or exhibition stand in the conference networking area – demonstrate your products, network with attendees, hold informal meetings or just give more exposure to your brand via an exhibition stand in the only networking area in the conference, where all coffee breaks are held, as well as in many cases, lunches, evening receptions and round table discussion groups
  • Complimentary and reduced conference passes – ensure key members of staff attend the event for free, or even key clients or prospects. In addition, ensure that your clients book onto the conference via yourselves with a discount only available if they book on as a result of your promotional activity
 
For more information on sponsorship opportunities please contact info@aventedge.com or download the Sponsorship and Exhibition Prospectus here

 

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Western Sydney Aerotropolis LOCATION

Sydney | 7-8 March 2018 

Sheraton on the Park 
Address: 161 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000  
Conference Room: Grand Ballroom 1