Under the patronage of The Directorate General of State Airports Authority, Republic of Turkey


The PPP Airport Investment Summit is the world’s only event dedicated exclusively to Public Private Partnerships in the Airports sector. Held under the patronage of the State Airports Authority (DHMI) of Turkey, this industry-leading event will bring together the leaders at the forefront of PPP developments in the Airport industry to share success stories and provide you with in-depth and actionable advice on how to ensure the success of your Airport PPP.

Key concepts covered to develop your airports strategy:

  • Participate in the world’s ONLY conference dedicated to Airport PPP opportunities
  • Strategize, network and do business with key decision makers from across the aviation industry
  • Be introduced to Senior Representatives from Civil Aviation Authorities across the globe via our VIP “Meet and Network” campaign
  • Participate in highly interactive roundtable and panel sessions led by key stakeholders including IFIs, Banks, Construction Companies and Law Firms
  • Tap into todays leading projects and gain an in-depth understanding of successful PPP Airport projects

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Serdar Hüseyin Yildirim,

Director General,
State Airports Authority DHMI

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Expert Speakers 2015

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    Serdar Hüseyin Yildirim

    Director General,
    Serdar Hüseyin Yildirim

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    Mr. İlker Aycı

    Chairman of the Board,
    Turkish Airlines
    Mr. İlker Aycı

    Mr. İlker Aycı was born in Istanbul in 1971, graduated from the Bilkent University’s Department of Political Science and Public Administration in 1994. He continued his academic studies as a researcher at the Political Science Department of the UK’s University of Leeds in 1995. Mr. Aycı completed his Master’s degree in International Relations at Marmara University in 1997. Mr. İlker Aycı’s professional career began in 1994, holding various positions at Kurtsan İlaçları A.Ş., the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, and Universal Dış Ticaret A.Ş. Following these positions, Mr. Aycı served as the General Manager at Başak Sigorta A.Ş. between 2005 and 2006 and became the General Manager at Güneş Sigorta A.Ş. in 2006. (Both Başak Sigorta and Güneş Sigorta are the leading insurance companies of Turkey). Mr. İlker Aycı also served as a chair or board member of various organizations, including the Association of the Insurance and Reinsurance Companies of Turkey, the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK) Turkish-Chinese Business Council, Vakıf Emeklilik A.Ş., and Vakıfbank Güneş Sigorta Sports Club  (2008 European Challenge Cup Champion) and he has been a board member of Turkish Airlines. Mr. İlker Aycı was appointed as the president of Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey (ISPAT) on January 2011. ISPAT is the official Investment Promotion Agency of Turkey attached to the Prime Ministry and the President of ISPAT directly reports to the Prime Minister. Mr. İlker Aycı was elected for the first vice presidency of WAIPA on the 12th February 2013 and on 24th January 2014 he was appointed as the President of WAIPA.


    Jaime Fortunato Caringal

    Assistant Secretary for Legal Affairs
    Government of Philippines
    Jaime Fortunato Caringal

    Atty. Jaime Fortunato A. Caringal is the Assistant Secretary for Project Development and PPP of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) of the Philippines. He obtained his Master of Laws degree from the Institute of Law and Finance of Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat in Germany. Carrying with him several years of experience in the fields of law and finance, Atty. Caringal has taught Project Finance in one of the leading law schools in the Philippines. Having worked in both private and government sectors, he has gained a unique and holistic perspective in approaching various legal, financial and commercial concerns thereby enabling him to efficiently spearhead the PPP projects of the DOTC.

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    Pulla Hezekiah

    Dy. General Manager,
    Airports Authority of India
    Pulla Hezekiah

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    Yusuf Akçayoglu

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    Sani Sener

    President & CEO
    TAV Airports Holding
    Sani Sener
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    Frédéric Dupeyron

    Chief Executive Officier
    Frédéric Dupeyron

    Mr Dupeyron, 46, a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and the École des Ponts et Chaussées (civil engineering school) and a former student of ENA (Ecole Nationale d’Administration), began his career at the Ministry of the Economy and Finance. In 2004, he joined Aéroports de Paris, where he was Director of Financial Operations in charge of preparing the Group’s 2006 flotation on the stock exchange. In 2008, he negotiated the industrial alliance between Aéroports de Paris and Schiphol Group before becoming head of the Hub Télécom subsidiary. Subsequently, he led Masternaut. In 2013, Mr Dupeyron joined the Prime Minister’s office to run the Programme des Investissements d’Avenir (Investing in the Future Programme), which promotes the digital economy, under the responsibility of Louis Gallois.

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    Guy Brazeau

    Director of Consulting,
    Guy Brazeau

    Since 1999, Guy Brazeau has held positions within IATA with worldwide responsibility at the director level in Consulting, Training and Business intelligence. Over the last 25 years, Mr. Brazeau has been active in the field of aviation in more than 45 countries. During this time, his international achievements also include the negotiation and/or execution of numerous innovative commercial and/or partnership agreements with major international aviation organizations.

    More recently, in addition to directing IATA’s consulting services, Guy has managed or contributed to civil aviation, airline and airport strategy management/infrastructure projects in Europe, the Caribbean, South America, Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. Prior to joining IATA, Guy was Director, Central and Eastern Europe for the International Aviation Management Institute (IAMTI). Guy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Ottawa and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the École Nationale d’Administration Publique.

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    Funda Ocak

    Deputy Director and
    Member of Board Directors
    Funda Ocak

    Funda OCAK was born in 1955, in Ankara. She was graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences and took Office in banking sector the same year, then in the Undersecretariat of Treasury mainly on external financing between the years of 1980 and 1985. She entered aviation sector in 1985 and took Office as an executive in several stages of DHMİ General Directorate. She is the Deputy Director and Member of Board Directors since the year 2007. Most of her career centers on PPP Projects. She performed two significant projects at the beginning of the 90’s when the regulations of BOT were not composed in our country and hereafter took an active role in the studies of BOT regulations. She undertooked management of 15 projects in aviation sector and also consulted for the other sectors apart from aviation until today.

    Ms. OCAK worked on Public-Private Partnership projects in the aviation sector of our country for a significant part of her 34 years of career. In the aviation sector, she took Office in the Presidency of the Commission of the international tenders realized with built-operate-transfer model of Antalya International Airport Ist and IInd Stages, Atatürk Airport, Dalaman, Bodrum, İzmir Adnan Menderes, Esenboğa Domestic and International terminals; Presidency of the Comission of privatization projects of Antalya, Atatürk and İzmir Adnan Menderes passenger terminals and Gazipaşa and Zonguldak Çaycuma Airports, as the member of the Commission of Bosphorus Tubular Passage Project, Sabiha Gökçen and High Speed Train Terminal Projects and the Chairmanship of Public Private Partnership Specialization Commission.

    She also took office in the Project Finance, studies of International Credit and Finance Markets, Deputy Chair of Aviation Sector Council of Transportation in the meantime. She participated in numerous conferences and training particularly related to Public Private Partnership projects abroad.

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    Ian Ramalho Guerriero

    Director of Ports and Airports
    Government of Brazil
    Ian Ramalho Guerriero

    Ian Ramalho Guerriero is director of Ports and Airports at the Secretary of the Growth Acceleration Program of the Ministry of Planning. He is bachelor in Economics at the University of São Paulo, with MA and PhD in Economics at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Previously, worked at the Infrastructure Area of BNDES, and was professor at IBMEC-Rio de Janeiro.

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    Andy Carlisle

    Managing Director,
    Leigh Fisher
    Andy Carlisle

    Andy Carlisle is Managing Director of the LeighFisher EMEA Aviation Practice. He has over 20 years of experience in the airport and transport sector from both management consultancy and investment banking. He has a broad airport advisory background with specific experience in business planning, strategy development, management organisation and capacity simulation.

    He brings experience from around the world, having advised airport management, shareholders, and investors in assignments across Europe, the United States, Asia, and Australia. He has extensive transaction experience both as an advisor and also as part of an investor team from his time at Macquarie Airports.

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    Graham Bolton

    Global Aviation Development Director,
    Graham Bolton

    Graham has nearly 25 years consultancy experience within the transportation and industrial sectors, with particular expertise in the strategic planning of operational processes and systems and in the establishment of associated capital development strategies.

    His experience within the aviation sector includes strategic planning and development projects for major international airports across North America, Western and Eastern Europe, Middle East, East Asia and Australasia.

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    Mansur Noibi

    Islamic Development Bank
    Mansur Noibi

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    İsmail Önder ÜNAL

    İsmail Önder ÜNAL

    İsmail Önder Ünal has joined KPMG in 1995 and currently he is working as a partner of audit practice. He is responsible from audit functions in Ankara and İzmir offices. He heads Property and Infrastructure Sector in Turkey. He has been extensively involved with audits of construction,  energy, manufacturing, service and retail companies. He has carried out a number of assignments including IFRS, SOX 404, US GAAP and regulatory services (Capital Markets Board, and Energy Market Regulatory Authority).

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    Peter Aurich

    Managing Director Head of Infrastructure Turkey
    UniCredit Bank Austria AG
    Peter Aurich

    Peter has more than 19 years experience working on a variety of infrastructure projects. Within the Project Finance team of UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking he started in 1995 with a focus on PFI and infrastructure projects in Europe. He has been responsible for the structuring and arranging of several landmark transportation projects mainly in the railway sector as well as for financial advisory mandates for private and public clients.

    Starting in 1999 but more actively since 2003 he developed the project finance business in Turkey for UniCredit Group and built up a broad network to Turkish customers and authorities. He was in charge for the structuring and arranging of the privatizations of Istanbul Airport, Ankara Airport and Antalya Airport among others.

    As the most recent deal highlights in 2013 Peter closed his Financial Advisory mandate for the Eurasia Road Tunnel Crossing in Istanbul, a landmark USD 1.2bn financing involving Multilaterals, ECAs, intl. and Turkish commercial banks. Furthermore Peter closed the refinancing of Mersin Port using for the first time a corporate bond issue for an infrastructure concession based asset in Turkey.

    Since 2010 Peter is heading UniCredit’s cross border Infrastructure Turkey Team based in Istanbul and Munich. Beginning with 2014 the Munich part of the Infrastructure Turkey team has moved to the CEE Division of UniCredit Group headquartered in UniCredit Bank Austria AG, Vienna.

    Peter’s main focus is now on the upcoming large Privatizations and Hospital PPPs in Turkey. The first of its kind, the Mersin PPP Hospital has been signed on 21 November 2014. He is a graduate of the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich with a degree in Business Administration.

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    Ramazan Arıtürk

    Elmadag Hukuk
    Ramazan Arıtürk

    Dr. Atty. Ramazan Arıtürk has 20 years’ experience working on  variety of infrastructure projects in Turkey. As co-founder of Elmadag Law Firm, Mr. Ariturk is consulting to Ministry of Health of Turkish Republic for 18 PPP City Hospital Projects, especially in the field of PPP Law, Administrative Law and Law of Contracts. At the same time, Mr. Ariturk is giving lectures in different leading Turkish Universities such as Istanbul Trade University and Sabahattin Zaim University.

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    Keith Spinks

    Secretary General
    European Travel Retail Confederation
    Keith Spinks

    Keith Spinks is Secretary General of the European Travel Retail Confederation, a position he has held since its establishment in 2004. During this time he has successfully represented the travel retail and duty free industry on a number of strategic political issues and has helped build an industry representative body that is very much focused on the strategic development of a unique retail channel. Keith manages a small secretariat based at the ETRC office in Brussels.

    Prior to this Spinks held a number of senior positions with a major international FMCG company, including 12 years as Public Affairs Director for its international duty free division. Spinks brings a wealth of experience in representing the duty free industry in political circles, both within Europe and internationally.

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    Anthony Smith

    PPP Experts
    Anthony Smith

    Mr. Smith is a partner in the Infrastructure Development Group. He is a UK Qualified lawyer with over 20 years of practice and is a specialist in infrastructure, construction and PPP projects and has advised on many major projects in transport, health, education, defence, accommodation and energy in Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and Africa.

    He is a member of the UNECE Business Advisory Board, Head of the UN’s PPP Readiness Task Force (set up to give practical aid and advice to countries in their PPP implementation programmes), is an associate expert in PPP Capacity Building with the United Nations Development Programme. He has assisted the United Nations Economic and Social Commission in drafting its Transport PPP Guidance documentation and Co-authored the UNECE Guide to Promoting Good Governance in Public Private Partnerships. He has recently carried out feasibility studies for PPP implementation in Mongolia and Uzbekistan at the request of the Mongolian and Uzbek Governments and worked with USAID and the Mongolian State Property Committee to develop PPP Capacity and documentation as part of USAID’s Economic Policy Reform and Competitiveness Project. He has also worked on a World Bank Project for PPP training of Government Officials in PPP in India.

    Mr. Smith has lectured extensively on PPP related topics and has worked with UNDP, United Nations Economic and Social Commission Asia Pacific, U.N.E.C.E , the Moscow School of Economics, the World Bank, USAID, and Asia Development Bank in the Asia Pacific region and  Eastern Europe developing PPP Capacity Building and drafting standard guidance and contract documentation.

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    John Davie

    Altra Capital
    John Davie

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    Gianfranco Lupidi

    Sales and Marketing Director,
    SITA Bureau Services
    Gianfranco Lupidi

    Gianfranco Lupidi is Sales and Marketing Director at SITA Bureau Services, where he is a member of the SBS Executive Committee, heads support to the sales department, runs SBS Marketing and manages relationships with partners.

    Gianfranco joined SITA in 1999 as an Account Director for Alitalia and Sigma and has also enjoyed sales positions such as Territory Director and Government Sector Sales Director, before assuming his current role in 2014.

    Although Gianfranco began his career as a digital electronic designer, he has more than 23 years of experience in international sales. Before joining SITA, he was a sales manager for Italy’s mobile phone service company and an export manager for Italy’s oil company, among other positions.

    Gianfranco lives in Rome when he is not traveling.

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    Gerald Panhoelzl

    Director of Business Development,
    Honeywell Airports Business
    Gerald Panhoelzl

    Gerald Panhoelzl is the Director of Business Development, Honeywell Airports Business. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic development of the organization, based on market trends. Gerald is also leading the technical sales team Honeywell Airports Business. He is a member of the Air Traffic Management Council and works on the integration of Air Traffic Management and Ground Traffic Management.

    During the last 15 years he gained extensive experience in various concepts and technologies within the aviation industry. His previous assignments have been with ICAO and Siemens Airports.

    He holds a Master Degree in Aviation Business from Danube University in Austria, an Engineering Degree in Electro-Techniques as well as an Airline Transport Pilot License.

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    Av. Günay Gökçen

    Legal Counsel
    Meridiam & Rönesans Management Consulting
    Av. Günay Gökçen

    Atty. Günay Gökçen has fourteen years experience of working with hundreds of domestic and international clients on foreign investment law, commercial law,  PPP  Law, Banking and Finance Law, Law of Contracts and Corporate Law.  She has served in a vast number of end – to – end PPP Projects with Professional recognized PPP training qualifications in PPP Project Negotiation, Mobilisation, Fundraising and Legal Arrangements for Ministry of Health of Turkey. She has more than 6 years of experience in Banking and Finance Law in Canada

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    Supporting Partners

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      Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies to address some of the world’s toughest challenges linked to global macrotrends such as energy efficiency, clean energy generation, safety and security, globalization and customer productivity.

      Honeywell Building Solutions (HBS), we address these challenges specifically within the building environment. Our focus is installing, integrating and maintaining the systems that keep your facility safe, secure, comfortable, productive and energy efficient. We’re also a global leader in energy services, working with organizations to conserve energy, optimize building operations and leverage renewable energy sources.

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      İGA Havalimanı İşletmesi Anonim Şirketi (İGA) was founded on October 7, 2013.
      İGA plans to provide all manner of support in order to make Istanbul into the aviation center of a vast geographic region, and one of the biggest airport hubs in the world. Working to accelerate Turkey’s long-term trend of becoming a global air transport center, İGA will launch the New Istanbul Airport by using the latest knowhow and advanced technology. This new global hub will be the biggest greenfield airport in the world and is scheduled to go into operation in 2018.
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      Supporting Partner

      TAV Airports, Turkey’s leading brand in the global airport operations sector, operates Istanbul Atatürk, Ankara Esenboğa, Izmir Adnan Menderes and Gazipaşa-Alanya airports in Turkey. The Tbilisi and Batumi airports in Georgia, Monastir and Enfidha-Hammamet airports in Tunisia, Skopje and Ohrid airports in Macedonia, Madinah Airport in Saudi Arabia and Zagreb Airport in Croatia are also operated by TAV Airports. Having undertaken the operation of the Milas-Bodrum Airport domestic terminal in July, 2014, TAV Airports will take over the operation of the international terminal beginning in the final quarter of 2015. The Holding also operates in other areas of airport operations including duty-free, food and beverage, ground handling services, IT, security and operation services. As part of these diversified services TAV Airports also operates the duty-free, food and beverage and other commercial areas at Riga Airport in Latvia. In 2014, the company provided services for 743,000 flights and 95 million passengers.

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      Supporting Partner

      Since 1994, Sensormatic Guvenlik Hizmetleri has been a leader in electronic security systems integration. Sensormatic Guvenlik Hizmetleri, headquartered in Istanbul is a part of the Securitas group of companies. With 250 employees and 7 branch offices, it provides service to customers all around Turkey. Sensormatic Guvenlik Hizmetleri is market leader in many industries such as aviation, retail, banking and justice services. Sensormatic, with great know-how in different verticals, offers technology solutions that addresses security risks while increasing the customer’s operational efficiency and profitability.

    • altra
      Supporting Partner

      Altra Capital is predominantly active in infrastructure and public-private partnerships.  The team was created to bring together global PPP experts, all of whom have been active in the evolution of PPP since its inception. Altra Capital specialises in the provision of procurement, management, capacity building, financial and legal advisory services for the financing of infrastructure in all sectors; and especially to support public sector clients in the international market.

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      Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet of 264 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 263 destinations worldwide with 220 International and 43 domestic. According to Skytrax survey of 2014, Turkish Airlines was chosen “Europe’s Best Airline” for the fourth and “Best Airline in Southern Europe” for the sixth consecutive time. Having won in 2010 the world’s “Best Economy Catering Service” and in 2013 the world’s “Best Business Catering Service” awards, Turkish Airlines was this year awarded the world’s “Best Business Catering Service” and “Best Business Class Lounge Dining” prizes in the Skytrax survey. More information about Turkish Airlines can be found on

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    Join the C-level partners driving innovation and success in the PPP Airport ecosystem and learn from their experiences. Our expert panel of speakers will address the challenges of developing, structuring and managing successful Airport PPPs.

    Key topics for 2015 will include:

    1. Understanding the requirements and perspective of the private investor & perspective of Civil Aviation Authorities
    2. Employing the PPP model to increase airport capacity & brokering an optimal PPP that satisfies all parties’ needs
    3. The challenges of financing large scale PPP projects & navigating the legal and contractual requirements to facilitating PPPs
    4. Understanding PPP structuring from the banker’s perspective & leveraging technology to maximise revenues in the Airports of the future
    5. Airport PPP Management and Operations


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    2014 Speaker Interviews


    Kjeld Binger

    Airport International Group

    Jihad Boueri

    Vice President

    Abdulla Ahmed Mohamed

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    Bahrain Airport Company

    John Davie

    Altra Capital

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      The British Aviation Group (BAG) is the leading representative body for UK
      companies involved in the airport and aviation development sector. BAG’s primary role is to help UK companies win business in airport and aviation developments (in the UK and overseas) and to help clients identify UK suppliers of goods and services to meet their needs.

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      The American Business Forum in Turkey (AmCham Turkey/ABFT) is a business association and NGO, comprised of 125+ U.S. companies with operations in Turkey. Founded in 2004 as an American Chamber of Commerce, AmCham is focused on promoting a positive business agenda and commercial environment in Turkey and on strengthening bilateral trade, investment, and relations between Turkey and the U.S. through committee activities, access, visibility, business services and networking opportunities.

    • Media Partners is a professional portal dedicated to the aviation industry in the Middle East with a strong worldwide coverage focusing on the latest technologies, products and services in the aviation and airport business.

      With more than 10000 visitors per month, our aviation directory is going to be a trustful resource of information for industry professionals and stakeholders.

      Being listed with us is giving you the opportunity to be seen by aviation industry professionals visiting our website.

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      Airports suppliers is the global airport industry’s number one meeting place for Operators, Vendors, Airlines, Authorities, Architects, Ground Handlers, Consultants and System integrators. The portal encompasses all aspects of airport equipment, technology, design and services.

      We provide a comprehensive breakdown of products and services from leading industry contractors, with up- to-date news and press releases when exciting developments occur. With links to the most important airport related organisations and governing bodies in the world.

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      Momberger Airport Information is the independent source of information for airport professionals around the world, published biweekly since 1973. It provides unbiased news free of advertising.  The newsletter is published in a modular format that allows subscribers to put together their own newsletter package that matches their professional interest in the airport industry.

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      Second oldest British Chamber in the world, the British Chamber of Commerce of Turkey (BCCT) is the partner of choice for British Business in Turkey. The BCCT serves British companies with one integrated offer to seize export opportunities in Turkey and acts a matchmaker with Turkish Companies.

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      UK Trade & Investment is a UK Government department working with businesses based in the United Kingdom to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice.

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      British Expertise is the leading UK private sector organisation for British companies offering professional services internationally. Our member companies range from large general consultancies to specialist individuals.

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      The Business Year (TBY) is a leading research firm and publisher of yearly intelligence and analysis of the national economies and business environments for more than 25 countries. The Business Year provides accurate, timely, and country-specific economic and financial data.

      TBY meets with the policy makers and business leaders in each country to compile first-hand information and in-depth analysis, providing strategic advice to the global business community on economic trends and investment opportunities. Acclaimed by leaders in government, business and the international media, The Business Year is the most comprehensive economic publication of its kind.

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    Conference Agenda

    Conference Day 1

    09 February 2016


    08:30 Registration & Refreshments
    08:50 Opening Remarks from Chairman
    09:00 Official Welcome Address by Undersecretary, Minister of Transport (invited)
    PPP Airport Success Stories
    09:10 Istanbul and Beyond: An Overview of the Turkish Directorate General of Civil Aviation Response to Capacity Limitations

    Serdar Hüseyin Yildirim, Director General, DHMI

    09:40 Turkish Airlines

    Ilker Ayci, Chairman of the Board,Turkish Airlines

    10:00 Third Istanbul Airports Projects Update:

    Yusuf Akçayoglu, CEO,IGA Construction

    10:20 The PPP Opportunity in EMEA:What needs to be done?

    Dr. Sani Sener, President & CEO, TAV Airports Holding

    10:40 Networking Session
    11:10 Medina and Beyond: An Overview of GACA’s Response to Capacity Limitations

    Eng Alaa Samman, Director, GACA (Tbc)

    11:50 Panel Session: Airport operators perspective:

    Mr Frederic Dupeyron, CEO, Aeroports De Paris

    Dr Sani Sener, CEO, TAV

    Mr Richard Meredith, COO, IGA (TBC)

    12:20 The importance of development of the aviation sector in emerging markets – What are the conditions for PPPs to be successful in such markets.

    Guy Brazeau , Director of Consulting, IATA

    Eric FLEURISSON , Managing Director,

    Ismail Unal , Property and Infrastructure, KPMG

    13:00 Lunch
    ** Leadership Summit Parallel Session **
    14:15 Civil Aviation Leadership Panel: Meeting the challenge of increasing traffic demand

    This session will be held in an adjacent meeting room and is reserved exclusively for the heads of the civil aviation authorities in attendance to discuss the challenges they are facing in modernising airports to meet escalating air traffic as well as their experience with and questions surrounding PPPs

    14:15 PPP Airport Projects – The Architect’s Role – Part 2

    Dicle Demircioglu, B.Arch, Director, GMW (Tbc)

    14:35 PPP & how It will improve the infrastructure for the city & huge Revenues to airport companies.

    Mr Pulla Hezekiah, Dy. General Manager (Ops), Airports Authority of India

    14:55 Using Technology to enhance passenger experience and improve airport efficiency and maximise revenue

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    15:15 Networking Break
    15:45 Panel Session: Creating a Checklist of Legal & Regulatory Issues for Airport PPPs

    Anthony Smith,Chairman, PPP Experts

    Ramazan Ariturk,Founder, Elmadag Hukuk

    Günay Gökçen,Head of Legal, MR

    16:20 Risk Allocation: How Well-Structured and Balanced Agreements Improve Market Appetite and Bankability While Delivering Value to The Authorities

    Antoine Cousin, Partner, White & Case

    16:50 End of Day 1 & Evening Social Reception (17.30)

    Workshop 1, 11th Feb 2016

    09:00 – 12:00 Measuring the Benefits vs. Drawbacks of Applying a PPP Model to Airports

    Conference Day 2

    10 February 2016


    08:30 Refreshments
    09:00 Opening Remarks from Chairman
    Structuring Airport PPPs: The Role of Financial Institutions
    09:10 Global Overview of the Airport Industry and the Prospect of PPPs

    Andy Carlisle, Managing Director, EMEA Aviation

    09:30 Panel session: insights into key projects and opportunities across the globe.

    Jaime Fortunato Caringal, Assistant Secretary for Legal Affairs / Project Development and Public-Private Partnership (PPP), Government of Philippines

    Mr Pulla Hezekiah, Dy. General Manager (Ops),Airports Authority of India

    Funda Ocak, Deputy General Manager,DHMI

    Ian Ramalho Guerriero, Director of Ports and Airports, Government of Brazil

    10:10 Mitigating Financial Risk in Airport PPPs

    Ryuichi Kaga, Head of PPP unit, Asian Development Bank (Tbc)

    10:30 What Role Can the Islamic Development Bank Play in Financing Airport PPPs?

    Mansur Noibi, Director, Islamic Development Bank

    10:50 Networking Break
    11:20 Keynote Panel: How Should PPPs be structured Entice Lenders and Fa cilitate Project Financing?

    Lee Lawrence, Chief Investment Officer, Tarabot Investment

    Peter Aurich, Managing Director, Unicredit

    Levent Kirazoglu, Manager, Garanti

    12:00 Technology Partner – Reserved for Honeywell
    12:20 Lunch
    13:45 Topic to be confirmed
    14:05 Non-Aviation Revenue in PPP Airports: Evaluating the critical Performance of airports in delivering sustainable income

    Keith Spinks, Secretary General, European Travel Retail Confederation

    14:25 Panel Session: Airport Best Practice – Integrating environmental & sustainable development in Aviation infrastructure

    Reserved for Sponsors

    14:45 Networking Break
    15:15 The importance of transportation links in PPP Airports Projects

    Graham Bolton, Global Aviation Development Director, Atkins

    15:40 From Conception to Design: Airport PPP Management over the Project’s Lifecycle

    John Davie, Chairman, Altra Capital

    16:00 Applying a PPP Model for Airport Infrastructure Development

    Reserved for Sponsors

    17:30 End of Conference

    Workshop 2, 11th Feb 2016

    13:00 – 16:00 Improving Airport Profitability by Identifying and Attracting the Right PPP Partners

    Venue Details

    Hyatt Regency Istanbul Atakӧy enjoys panoramic views of the Marmara Sea, along Rauf Orbay Street, one of the major arteries leading in to Istanbul’s city centre and is ideally situated within the high-end residential area of Atakӧy. This coastal, well respected garden district is known as a calm oasis within the vibrant city of Istanbul.

    This five star hotel is located just seven kilometres from Ataturk International Airport and only 10 kilometres from the world famous Istanbul Old City, Sultanahmet from which visitors can explore some of Istanbul’s historical masterpieces such as The Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia.

    In a city known for connecting Europe with Asia and divided by the Bosphorus, Hyatt Regency Istanbul Atakӧy’s location offers excellent connections for guests wishing to reach the Asian side within 30 minutes, across the Marmara Sea.

    Hotel Address:

    HYATT REGENCY ISTANBUL ATAKÖY Ataköy 2-5-6. Kısım Rauf Orbay Caddesi Sahil Yolu No:2/1, Bakırköy, Istanbul, 34158, Turkey TEL: +90 212 463 1234 FAX: +90 212 463 1268 MOBILE: + 90 530.353.0591 Email: Click here for Map


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