Thursday, 28th September 2023 | PPL Training York Campus

A 1 day conference and exhibition highlighting changes in Aeronautical Ground Lighting guidance and offering fantastic networking opportunities. Held in the setting of PPL Training's newly refurbished AGL practical training facilities.

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Meet The Speakers

Internationally recognised experts in the field discuss compliance, training and testing relating to Aeronautical Ground Lighting. 

Keith Costall
Keith is an internationally recognised figure in the world of Aeronautical Ground Lighting and Airfield Lighting systems. Keith is the director of Tailor Made Systems (TMS) and is a global authority figure in AGL Compliance.
Steve Martin BSc (Hons) PGC TM IEng MIET LCGI
Steve is a professionally registered engineer with over 50 years experience of electrical and airfield systems. This has included roles as Authorising Engineer, Authorised Person and Airfield Visual Aids Inspector.

He also has significant experience in the design, development and delivery of specialist airfield lighting courses for a number of different organisations during the past 30 years.
Paul Smith
Paul has over 13 years of experience with Tailor Made Systems (TMS) helping airports internationally to improve their AGL Maintenance strategies utilising cutting edge measurement tools and techniques. 
Agnieszka Trzcinska
Agnieszka has 15 years experience in the Engineering sector. She is a resourceful, flexible, innovative, and professional manager with considerable knowledge of the Airport construction industry, having worked her way from Junior Engineer, to Aeronautical Engineer, before holding multiple Consulting and Management roles, before joining TKH as Regional Sales Director earlier this year. 
Tony Coates
Tony is a qualified Electrical Engineer with over forty years of experience in the industry.
Having qualified at Brunel Technical College in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Tony then qualified as an electrician and began working predominantly on industrial and commercial installations.

Conference Schedule

09:00 | Visitor Registration & Breakfast Networking

Provided By Essential Eating

09:30 | Welcome Address

Delivered by PPL Training

09:45 | AGL Compliance & Competency on the International Theatre - K. Costall

Keith Costall | Taylor Made Systems (TMS)

10:30 | Morning Refreshments and Exhibition

Provided By Essential Eating | Exhibitors Can Be Seen Below

11:00 | Airside Computerised Maintenance Management Systems - P. Smith

Paul Smith | Taylor Made Systems (TMS)

11:45 | Buffet lunch and practical facilities tour

Provided By Essential Eating | Exhibitors Can Be Seen Below

13:00 | Addressing AGL Compliance with Sustainable Technologies - A.Trzcinska

 Agnieszka Trzcinska | TKH Airport Solutions

13:45 | Afternoon Refreshments and Exhibition

Provided by Essential Eating | Exhibitors Can be seen below

14:00 | Competency, Training and Compliance - S. Martin

Steve Martin | PPL Training

14:45 | Future Training Requirements of AGL Staff - T. Coates

Tony Coates | PPL Training

15:00 | Compliance Panel Q&A

Delivered by Tony Coates, other Speakers and Exhibiting Partners | Various

15 30 | Closing Address

Delivered by Gary Cooper | PPL Training

Register to attend

You can fill in a simple online form to secure your place at our upcoming event:
AGL Compliance Workshop | PPL Training, York Campus | Thursday, 28th September.

Registration closes at 17:00 on Thursday, 21st September 2023.
Spaces are limited, so if you are interested, please sign up today!

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Exhibitor Profiles

Airfield Lighting products and services with industry recognition both here in the UK and worldwide. 

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An industry leading provider of Safe Systems of Work and Technical Compliance training, specialising in Mechanical and Electrical training including Aeronautical Ground Lighting and Heliports Visual Aids. 

ATG Airports

ATG airports is a leading manufacturer and turnkey installation projects provider for airfield ground lighting solutions.

Our UK based manufacturing facility produces a comprehensive FAA & ICAO range of AGL equipment and ancillary products. This includes a complete range of LED & tungsten halogen fixtures, AGL ILCMS Control & Monitoring Systems, CCR’s and LED taxiway guidance signs. 

ATG is a fully approved ‘Safe Contractor Plus’ member, a scheme that only recognises and accepts companies that adopt the highest standards in Health & Safety Management processes. We employ the latest UK HSE safety legislation that governs all our companies’ activities.

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TKH Airport Solutions

At TKH Airport Solutions, have made it our mission to create green, smart, and safe airfields that are equipped with reliable, cutting-edge airfield lighting technology that reduces their environmental footprint. We offer a complete range of LED-based airfield ground lighting products that are designed to be easy to install, operate, and maintain, and are compliant with international aviation standards.

 TKH Airport Solutions is one of the operating companies of the Dutch stock-listed TKH Group NV, a leading technology company specialized in the development of innovative, client-centric systems that drive success in automation, digitalization and electrification. Being part of the TKH Group, our company can build on a history of 90 years in smart connectivity, energy distribution and AGL.

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ADB Safegate

Airports, airlines and ANSPs need trusted partners who can help them anticipate and adapt to change. ADB SAFEGATE is putting our customers at the centre of what we do. We’re working together to develop creative solutions to industry challenges to enable a future of safe, reliable, sustainable and profitable airport operations in an unpredictable world. 

Whether on the AIRFIELD, at the GATE, in the TOWER, or around the TERMINAL, we’re embracing technology innovation to reimagine airport operations. We’re investing in talent, research and development, manufacturing, and quality to deliver smart, sustainable products and solutions that match the needs of today, as well as the demands of tomorrow.

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Airfield Lighting Systems
UK Limited

Welcome to AGL Advancement Group UK, the parent company of three specialised businesses:  Parkinson Richmark, Airfield Lighting Systems UK (ALS), and IAVNA (International Airport & Visual Navigational Aids Limited).

We are a British-owned company with a global reach, providing a comprehensive range of airside safety products and solutions to commercial and military airports worldwide.

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Dewhurst Airfield Services LTD

Dewhurst Airfield Services Ltd are one of the UK's leading AGL installers providing services to all UK and Ireland airports.  Operating since 1999, we have earnt a great reputation in providing quality installations with a partnering ethos.

We are also the UK distributor and installer of S4GA Solar runway lighting systems having successful installations in Blackpool, Campbeltown, Gloucestershire and Tiree.

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Where To Find Us


This conference and exhibition event will be held in Unit 8, part of PPL Training's York Campus.

The first floor of Unit 8 will host our 5 specialist exhibitors, utilising classroom space to host our visitors and speakers for the conference portion of the event.

Practical facilities tours will take place across the rest of the York Campus, visiting the newly refurbished AGL runway and training area, referred to as 'Cayley International Airport'.