RESULTS: 2013 ACC YOUNG PROFESSIONALS INNOVATION COMPETITION

Scope
The search for additional non-airline funding sources, new uses for technology in addressing passenger service needs and an increased focus on sustainability are just a few of the drivers of change in the aviation industry. In this competition, ACC is seeking new, innovative ideas that further airport development globally and address current and future challenges. These innovations can be technical, operational or regulatory in nature and can address any aspect of airport development (e.g. planning, design, construction, asset management, sustainability, finance, IT, customer service). 

Scoring Criteria
 30%      Uniqueness of idea 
 25%      Potential for improvement to airport development industry 
 25%      Feasibility of implementation 
 10%      Creativity/quality of presentation 
 10%      Degree of teamwork


2013 SUBMISSIONS:

 

First Place

THE SMART TRAVELER
Brandon Butle      Edelman 
Derek McMillan The JW Group, Inc.
Nicholas Poole SITA
 Zach Varwig         Faith Group, LLC

 

Second Place

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BENCHMARKING INITIATIVE
Kenneth McNamee Stantec  
Kyla Sanderson         Stantec

 

Other Submissions

SALUTE: SUSTAINABLE AIRPORTS LAND USE TRADE-OFF EVALUATION
Kari Hewitt, CEM, LEED AP, ENV SP            VHB
Emmanuelle Humblet, LEED AP, ENV SP        VHB
Marianne Iarossi                                            VHB
Autumn Young, CM                                        VHB

SFO TERMINAL 3 IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM: INNOVATIVE EXPANSION & RENOVATION
Patrick Basuel PGH Wong Engineering, Inc. 
Elissa Flandro URS Corporation
Julia Katz         PGH Wong Engineering, Inc. 
Jen Revelli         ECS, Inc.