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 Butler
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.