RESULTS: 2014 ACC YOUNG PROFESSIONALS INNOVATION COMPETITION
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).
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
RESILIENCE: AIRPORTS LEARNING TO BOUNCE BACK
Carly Shannon - Team Leader C&S Companies
Kate Andrus Mead & Hunt
Karin Holland Haley & Aldrich
Tiffany Jones Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
This project proposes the development of a virtual sustainability/resiliency workgroup with a foundation built on easily accessible web applications and social media.
AUGMENTED REALITY: AIRPORTS IN 3D
Daniel Schoenberg - Team Leader RS&H
Jill Geboy Jacobs
Daniel Pruim Myrtle Beach International Airport
This project proposes an augmented reality application for airports to provide critical information to airport staff, creating a safer and more efficient airport environment.
BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS
Mark Urrea - Team Leader Populous
Eric Buckley Thornton Tomasetti
This project proposes to reimagine the utilitarian airport blast wall by taking advantage of latent airfield energy from moving aircraft jet blast and challenges the conventional approach of visually impenetrable blast walls.
POTENTIAL IN THE PIPELINE
Patrick Williams Urban Engineers
PT TERMINAL MODELING
Artem Minochkin - Team Leader Progresstech
Dmitry Bratko Progresstech
Dmitry Bukin Progresstech
Jennet Bayramova Progresstech