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“Great Solution” for Airport Facilities Management


BACnet Airport Conference is trend-setting for digital transformation in building automation

Dortmund, August 30th, 2018. – „BACnet is a great solution for the application to airport facilities management and operation“, says H. Michael Newman, the founder of manufacturer-independent standardization in building automation. 10 participating airports will demonstrate this at the 1st BACnet Airport Conference on September 27–28, 2018 at Frankfurt Airport. A compresensive presentation and lecture program exposes the digital transformation of building automation and is trend-setting for all types of buildings.


Newman is a pilot himself and he knows the needs of airport operators: “BACnet is extremely well situated for solving the airport manager’s problems.” He states: “Our standardized communication protocol contributes to reliable operation of systems, to security, sustainablilty and even to staff and passengers comfort.”



  • Artificial intelligence,
  • CO2 reduction,
  • Cyber security,
  • IT integration,
  • Energy management,
  • BACnet data use.

Best practices are presented in over 20 presentations and 15 additional “elevator pitches”. “The best part of this conference”, estimates Newman, “will be the exchange of experiences between all of the participants.”

Detailed information at https://airportconference.org.

Sponsors of the BACnet Airport Conference are Beckhoff, GEZE, Johnson Controls and Siemens. Furthermore ABB, Adiutec, Belimo, Bihl+Wiedemann, Danfoss, Hermos, Iconics Kieback&Peter, Loytec, MeteoViva, Oppermann, Reliable Controls, Sauter, Tridium, TÜV Süd and WSCAD.


H. Michael Newman, the founder of BACnet, knows the needs of airport operators.