27th ACI Africa AGA Regional Conference and Exhibition | SITA


Challenges of security and safety in African airports - issues and perspectives

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SITA is participating as a Gold Sponsor at the 27th Annual General Assembly & Regional Conference and Exhibition to be held from 13th to 19th October, 2018 in the dynamic city of Abidjan. The theme of the conference is “Challenges of Security / Safety in African Airports, Issues & Perspectives”.


SITA speakers will participate in the following sessions

Monday, October 15, 2018

11:30 – 12:30 Panel Session 2: Innovations and technologies: Ensuring security and facilitating the passenger process

  • Session outline: This session will explain how new technologies and innovations can help airports respond to threats while facilitating the passenger process in the terminal. The debates will address the digital identity of passengers and the automation of border control (automated border control) additional security measures and new screening methods, joint initiatives NEXTT and Smart Security.
  • SITA panel speaker - Jihad Boueri, Vice President Airports, MEIA, SITA        

14:00 – 15:00 Panel Session 3: The cyber threat

  • Session outline: With the automation of airport processes and the heavy reliance on digital technology, airports need now more than ever to address the challenges of cyber security. The presentations and following exchanges will present the latest developments and initiate the debate on the measures to be taken to ensure safe and secure airport operations against this growing threat


Visit SITA booth 36 and 37 at the ACI Africa AGA exhibition to learn more about “Airport Technology for Smarter Travel”. Don’t miss your chance to win an Apple Watch by visiting the SITA booth.

For additional information, visit the event website or contact us at info.meia@sita.aero .

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