Strengthening aviation security partnerships around the globe
will be the theme of the 2010 AAAE/IAAE International Airport
Security Conference, which will be hosted by Queenstown
Delegates to the America Association of Airport Executives
conference will come from the United States and Europe.
The conference, which will be held from February 15 to 17,
will include senior executives from governments, airport and
airline representatives and recognised industry leaders in
the global aviation security arena.
The event was launched by the AAAE on Saturday via its
The site said the complex issues and technologies surrounding
aviation security continued to pose challenges as well as
opportunities to airport operators, airlines and policy
makers in every region of the world.
"This conference will provide an opportunity to examine the
security policies and technologies in place today and to
discuss how government and industry can work together in
partnership to confront future security challenges in a way
that increases security and traveller confidence across the
Topics to be discussed include advancing the "next
generation" of passenger and baggage screening; using and
developing aviation security policies to better anticipate
threats; working towards global implementation of security
measures and examining the impact of increased security on
the air cargo community and general aviation airports.
Emerging trends which used technology to increase security,
improve efficiency and facilitate travel, for example
biometric credentials and machine readable travel documents,
would also be discussed.
Senior airport and airline officials from across the world
will attend the conference, giving them the opportunity to
network with key government representatives on important
aviation security issues.