1st European BACnet® Airport Conference

Technical Airport Management to meet at Frankfurt Airport September 27 and 28

Dortmund, June 25, 2018. – On September 27 and 28, 2018, the facility managers and operators of the European airport operators will meet at Frankfurt Airport for the first European BACnet Airport Conference. With a global market share of 64% the BACnet communication standard (ISO 16484-5) is playing an increasingly key role in successful airport management and the participants will exchange strategic and technical experiences for an independent building automation with BACnet®.

The BACnet Airport Conference is focused on reliable building operation. Rüdiger Schröder, from Fraport AG’s central infrastructure management explained “With BACnet we have implemented a competitive building automation system. Manufacturer-neutral data communication is a key technology that perfectly supports all processes from planning and design to operation.”

At European airports, BACnet is recognized as an enabler for investment security and reliable building operation. Fraport AG is building its new Terminal 3 with a building automation system based on BACnet communication.

Security, comfort and energy efficiency at airports

The BACnet Airport Conference will take place at Frankfurt Airport in Gateway Gardens, one of the largest expanding airport cities in Europe. The conference will be accompanied by an exhibition showing new solutions for technical building equipment and new services.

Beckhoff, GEZE and Siemens present their performance for more safety, comfort and energy efficiency as First Class Sponsors in the exhibition and in the lecture program. Other exhibitors come with elevator pitch presentations as Business Class Sponsors: ABB, Belimo, Danfoss, Hermos, Loytec, MeteoViva, Reliable Controls, Sauter and TÜV Süd. Adiutec and Kieback&Peter are involved as Logo Sponsors.

The Airport Conference is hosted by the open and independent BACnet Interest Group Europe (BIG-EU). The website https://airportconference.org provides information about the program and the opportunities for participation and sponsorship.