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2nd Sustainable Airport Areas Workshop


Following the 1st Sustainable Airport Areas workshop held in Paris last October, this workshop will offer participants a great opportunity to exchange experiences and identify best practices and recommendations towards the sustainable planning, development and management of their airport areas. Varied issues such as economic development, urban planning, mobility and governance will be examined.

The program of this second workshop has the following objectives:

  • ˜—˜Share best practices related to sustainable airport areas. (best practice form)
  • Collectively identify best practices that can be generalized to other airport areas;
  • Reinforce the expertise of the partners and participants of the Initiative in terms of airport area sustainable planning (urban planning, governance, economic development and attractiveness, employment, training, etc.).
  • Learn from the experiences on the ground of Georgia Tech, the leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology; and of the Georgia Resource Center, the most famous showroom for territorial marketing in the world.

Target audience:

  • technical staff of public and private entities concerned with airport areas

  • elected representatives and local economic decision makers

  • experts on airport areas

The workshop will be entirely held in English - no translation service will be provided.



For further information, please contact Mireia Zapata at the Metropolis Secretariat General and Teodora Nikolova at IAU-ÎdF.

This workshop will be held jointly with the Hubstart Paris Region Sustainable Airport Areas International Seminar, which will take place on September 21 and 22 in Atlanta. For more information  about this seminar, please contact directly the Hubstart Paris Region.