Airport of the Future

14 - 15 July 2021

Evolution of the 'Smart Airport' | Adapting Technology for the Future | Driving Operational Excellence
Enhancing your existing infrastructure to build back better

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Why attend?

As airports around the world adjust to the new reality – what does the airport of the future look like? This two-day online summit will examine the evolution of the ‘smart airport’  and cutting-edge technology innovation that is helping to drive operational excellence.  Leading speakers from around the world will reveal how they are developing their future and long-term strategies.

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Sessions & Speakers

We have curated an exciting and topical agenda for you. Gain access to a combination of keynotes, panel sessions, webinars, case studies and roundtable sessions.

1-2-1 Meeting & Networking Service

Connect with all your fellow attendees and potential new partners through our dedicated online meetings platform and networking sessions. Pre-schedule or conduct instant video meetings.

A Fully Interactive Audience

It’s the interactions that make events special. That’s why we’re ensuring that all presentations, keynotes, case studies and panels and everything else you can think of will have full interactive capability, including live Q&As and audience polls.

The Digital Exhibition

Search, access and communicate with the most innovative exhibitors from your own desk. Whatever your current requirements, you will be able to find the latest services and technology solutions across the entire value-chain.

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Attendee Pricing


Airport of the Future was held live in July and is now available to watch on-demand. All session can be watch on-demand for 12 months.



AIRPORT Pass (Free)

Watch and take part in all presentations / sessions LIVE and on-demand, ask questions, take part in polls, access and contact the attendees, send messages and schedule meetings.


Only available to Airports, Airlines, Regulatory Bodies, Associations and Aviation Authorities.

*Prices exclude VAT where applicable and any applicable fees, for full details, payment terms and conditions click here.


Our two-day agenda includes in-depth webinars, panel sessions, innovative case studies and interactive roundtable sessions, and will feature senior decision makers responsible for driving the future strategy of the airport of the future and driving operational excellence. The programme on each day will focus on specific topics and themes. Fill out the form to access the 2020 agenda and to be notified as soon as the 2021 agenda is ready.

Day 1

The airport of the future Robotics
Crisis management of the future
The future passenger experience
Terminal management of the future
Promoting operational efficiency within the smart airport
Real-world applications of AI

Day 2

The future of travel
Counter-drone technology
The evolution of the smart airport
The race to become a truly smart airport
Managing emerging security breaches and threats
Seamless travel
Sustainable airports

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    Download Infographic

    Last month, International Airport Review conducted an independent online survey of our extensive airport readership and gathered the opinions of industry professionals from over 80 airports worldwide.

    Download our infographic displaying the results and find out:

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    • The main disruptors for the industry in the next 12 months
    • The biggest security challenges
    • The biggest hurdles in achieving operational efficiency in airport operations
    • The technologies and software they plan to invest in over the next one to two years
    • The main difficulties when implementing new technologies
    • And much more

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      Airport of the Future is a highly anticipated online event that will bring together the leading airports around the world to showcase how they are evolving into the airport of the future; adapting their technology and operations to accommodate the changing passenger behaviours; rebuild confidence in air travel; and prepare for the increase in passengers forecast over the next 20 years. Download your free event preview now.

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      As airports look at scaling up their airport operations for the new normal, International Airport Review has produced a short whitepaper focusing on how airports around the world are evolving to meet the changing passenger needs and the future of travel. Download your free copy today.

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        Over 1,450 senior-level decision makers from 176 airports representing 65 countries attended the International Airport Summit in 2020 – download the full list to see what you can expect for our 2021 events.

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          Join global leaders as they unveil their airport of the future strategy

          Take advantage of our early bird discounts and make sure you don’t miss out on this exciting and interactive event for those at the forefront of the next stage evolution of airports!

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