Business Information Technology Committee Workshop Presentations - 2017 Annual Conference

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BIT Committee Welcome & Opening Remarks

Rick Belliotti, Director, Innovation and Small Business Development, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

Airport Roundtable Slide Deck

BIT Session 1: On The Ground – Airline Technology and Innovation Strategy

  • Jim Phoenix, Managing Director, Airport Technology, American Airlines

BIT Session 2: Crisis Management – Controlling the Chaos and Tools For Airports

  • Faith Varwig, Principal, Faith Group, LLC
  • Michael Cardarelli, Director, Transportation Practice, Everbridge
  • Patrick Bertsch, Director, International Security and Security Operations, American Airlines

BIT Session 3: Business Intelligence and Data Sharing  

  • Walt Matwijec, Assistant Vice President, Continuous Improvement, Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority
  • Dewayne Washington, Chief Information Officer, The Business of Intelligence
  • Todd VanGerpen, Airline and Passenger Systems Manager, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

BIT Session 4: The Changing Landscape of Biometrics

  • Richard Camman, Vice President, Business Innovation, Vision-Box
  • Peter Gargiulo, Director, Strategy Management, Wayne County Airport Authority
  • Daver Malik, Global Airports Strategic Programs Director, Rockwell Collins-ARINC

BIT Session 5: Industry Updates

BIT Session 6: Solution Showcase – Looking at the Airport Experience

  • Nir Bashan, Executive Creative Director, Synect Media
  • Scott Breiter, Business Development Executive/Travel & Transportation, Capgemini USA
  • Michael Healander, Vice President, Business Development – IoT/Partner Program, Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc.
  • Jerry Zeephat, Product Manager, Airport Solutions, SITA

BIT Session 7: Strategies for Attracting and Retaining IT Talent

  • Zack Deming, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry
  • Gale LaRoche, Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer, ADK Consulting & Executive Search

BIT Session 8: Technology Partnerships With Stakeholders  

  • Amir Amidi, Managing Partner, Travel and Hospitality Center of Innovation, Plug and Play (No presentation available)
  • Martin Boyer, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Greater Toronto Airports Authority
  • Christina Heggie, Investment Associate, JetBlue Technology Ventures

BIT Concurrent Session 9A: GIS/BIM – Advancing Geospatial Data Systems in the Airport Environment

  • Manik Arora, President & CEO, Arora Engineers (No presentation available)
  • Edward Copeland, Area Manager, AECOM
  • Mark Ricketson, Aviation Program Director, Woolpert, Inc.
  • Mike Youngs, Vice President, Information Technology Services, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

BIT Session 9: The Intersection of Concessions and Technology

  • Tomas Campos, Head of Retail Product, Westfield Retail Solutions
  • Shirl Stroeing, Sr. Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Paradies Lagardère
  • Mark Sullivan, Managing Director, DFS North America (No presentation available)