Program at a Glance
Session Details

Keynote Address    

  Airport Industry keynote
Bongani MASEKO
Chair, Airports Council International World Executive Committee

Bongani joined Airports Company South Africa in 1999 and was formally appointed as CEO in May 2013 (title formerly known as Managing Director). In 2011, Bongani was appointed as Acting Managing Director, following seven years as the company’s Group Executive: Airport Operations. His responsibilities included the day-to-day operations at all the company’s airports. Prior to his role in Airport Operations, he also spent three-and-half-years leading O.R. Tambo International Airport as General Manager.

Bongani is currently Vice President for Airports Council International [ACI] World and was previously Vice President for ACI Africa. He has a BSc degree in Aviation Business Administration from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida (USA), where his studies focused on airport and airline management. He continued his studies at the University of California in Airport Systems Planning and Design and Airport Ground Transportation Planning. He gained considerable experience at San Francisco International Airport in the USA, where he worked for eight years.

  Special Keynote
Young Tae KIM
Secretary-General, International Transport Forum(ITF), OECD

Young Tae Kim is the Secretary-General of the International Transport Forum (ITF). He was elected by the transport ministers of ITF member countries at their annual summit on 1 June 2017 and took office in August 2017.

Prior to his election as ITF Secretary-General, Dr. Kim distinguished himself in the civil service of his native Korea, most recently serving as Director-General in the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT). As Deputy Director-General from 2015, he was responsible for coordinating various transport policies including on autonomous vehicle, greenhouse gas reduction, urban transportation, Intelligent Transport Systems and road safety, among others.
After joining the MOLIT in 1994 as Deputy Director for Urban Transport, Dr. Kim also held several Deputy Director and Director positions with responsibility for housing welfare, integrated city development and overseas infrastructure construction. He was seconded to the Prime Minister's Commission on Administrative Reform in 1996 and the Presidential Committee on Social Inclusion in 2005-2007. From 2010 to 2014, Dr. Kim worked in Washington, D.C., as Counsellor for Construction, Transport and Maritime Affairs at the Korean Embassy.

Session 1   The Paradigm Shift in Global Aviation Industry  

Session 2   Future airport master plan in response to the changing environment 

Session 3   Expansion of capacity through the optimization of airport operation  

Session 4   The 4th industrial revolution and innovation of airport services  

Session 5   Cooperation among Stakeholders and Systematic Support

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