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A Final Note from the 2013 Chair

By Eli Rassi David N. Edwards Jr. delivered his last official speech as ACI-NA chair at Wednesday’s Honors Luncheon. During his tenure, Edwards’ focus was ensuring that North American airports remain globally competitive. He referenced ACI-NA’s Airports for the Future campaign that continues to gain strength throughout the communities that airports serve and connect with [...]

Planning the Only Certainty to Bank On When It Comes to Climate Change

By Caroline O’Reilly “If you don’t think your insurance company isn’t keeping on top of climate change, think again,” said David Carlson, vice president and director of sustainable development for Parsons.  “You need to think about the future and how to prepare for it.” Parsons was speaking during the Tuesday afternoon concurrent session focusing on [...]

Join the Band(width)wagon

By Caroline O’Reilly What is the world’s number-one location for taking photographs?  According to Boingo Wireless President Nick Hulse, it’s the airport.  And with so many of these photographs being sent to and from phones and tablets, the time is now for airports to invest in their communications infrastructure. Tuesday afternoon’s The Ever Connected Passenger [...]

Airports Need to Study Human Behavior

By Tom Smith In an era when time is moving faster each minute, it is impossible to project technological changes 20 years down the road, said Leonard Brody, president of the Clarity Digital Group, in an address during the Tuesday morning session at the ACI-NA Annual Conference and Exhibition. Brody’s assigned topic: Back to the [...]

Understanding Big Data

By Eli Rassi Technology is becoming increasingly important for airports as they develop and push their business cases forward with the goal of improving the overall passenger experience In Monday afternoon’s concurrent educational session, Making the Data Work for You, participants heard about the next big thing to help them do this – big data. [...]

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