Meetings

AAAE holds approximately 80 domestic and international meetings each year with more than 11,000 attendees, comprised of airport and aviation executives. AAAE's meetings deliver industry knowledge tailored for airport professionals and offer important training and networking opportunities for career growth and business development.

MEETINGS CALENDAR

Event
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November 14-15, 2019
Arlington, VA
Environmental
Federal Affairs
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Discuss the issues and challenges in addressing concerns over emerging contaminants and other important environmental issues affecting our local communities.
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November 17-22, 2019
Alexandria, VA
Training & Certification
Increase your chances of passing the CM exam by up to 40%! Participate in this week-long course facilitated by an industry expert which will provide an intensive review of the material you need to know, including a multiple-choice exam at the conclusion of the course.
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November 17-19, 2019
Salt Lake City, UT
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Training & Certification
Examine potential strategies for the integration of UAS into the airspace, airport environment, and business operations. Speakers from across the industry with some of the most promising plans and pilot programs will be in attendance helping you gain insight and perspectives as you strategize ways in which UAS can safely and efficiently be integrated into your airspace and airport environment for the purposes of inspections, surveys, safety and more.
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December 4-5, 2019
Arlington, VA
Security
You are invited to one of the top-attended interactive security events in Washington, D.C. for a dialogue with policymakers from TSA, DHS and Congress. Key takeaways include the complex issues surrounding aviation security today, and what challenges are on the horizon.
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December 4-6, 2019
Austin, TX
Finance & Legal
General Aviation
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Learn best practices, discuss strategies and issues, share experiences, and exchange insights with speakers from Unison, the FAA, airports, airlines, rating agencies, and the public finance sector. Also, hear from your peers on how they’ve managed CIPs through the last recession, airline industry consolidation, and all the uncertainties facing airports.
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December 6, 2019
Alexandria, VA
Security
Training & Certification
Fulfill the requirements outlined in TSR Part 1542 by attending the Airport Security Coordinator Training School. Learn the latest information available from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in addition to tools that can make an airport function safely and efficiently.
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December 9-10, 2019
Alexandria, VA
Training & Certification
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
This course offers a 14 CFR Part 139 based curriculum designed to educate and challenge all airport operators, military airfield operators, and anyone interested in pursuing a career in Airport Operations. The most recent information on Part 139 requirements will be addressed, including revised or pending changes for FAA Advisory Circulars impacting airport operations. Apply the new requirements in a practical environment, and test your knowledge of self-inspection techniques and Airport Certification Manual compliance in this interactive format.
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December 9, 2019
Phoenix, AZ
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
General Aviation
Gain a guide to airport ramp safety operations and management, practical knowledge on developing, planning and executing airport ramp safety strategies and operational procedures, hazard identification, risk assessment of airport ramp safety activities, and safety management of the airport ramp to comply with the upcoming FAA SMS requirements.
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December 9-11, 2019
Phoenix, AZ
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
General Aviation
Achieve a better understanding of the FAA's new runway safety initiatives, policies and procedures at this three day summit. Learn best practices from your peers and industry experts, and better understand what is expected of airports, airlines, pilots and other industry professionals in order to contribute to the culture of safety on our nation’s runways.
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January 5-9, 2020
Maui, HI
Federal Affairs
Security
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Come together with top-level officials from government and all segments of the aviation industry for in-depth discussions of key issues and to get an early preview from experts on what’s ahead for the Washington agenda.
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February 9-11, 2020
Jacksonville, FL
Finance & Legal
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Looking for the latest trends shaping airport finance? Seeking insight on key administrative issues? The AAAE/Southeast Chapter AAAE Airport Finance and Administration Conference will provide that information and more.
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February 11-14, 2020
Las Vegas, NV
Training & Certification
Prepare for all the duties of your crucial role at this annual conference. Topics cover areas of interest for Airport Public Safety Officers, ARFF Shift Commanders, Airport Operations Managers, Deputy Chiefs and Fire Chiefs.
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February 19-21, 2020
Reno, NV
Training & Certification
Environmental
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Increase your knowledge of the latest information and developments impacting the industry at the preeminent technical symposium of the year.
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March 3-5, 2020
Colorado Springs, CO
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Training & Certification
General Aviation
As the only training workshop created to discuss the latest regulations, technologies and issues concerning military/civilian airfield operations and the growing area of industrial aviation, this annual meeting cannot be missed. Network with and learn from your peers, including military leaders, federal officials, industry colleagues and other aviation professionals.
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March 8-13, 2020
Dallas, TX
Training & Certification
Increase your chances of passing the CM exam by up to 40%! Participate in this week-long course facilitated by an industry expert which will provide an intensive review of the material you need to know, including a multiple-choice exam at the conclusion of the course.
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March 9-12, 2020
New Orleans, LA
Customer Experience
Learn how to delight your customers by providing an exceptional airport customer experience at this informative and exciting symposium. All airport customer experience representatives, customer service consultants, airport directors, and those interested in airports and the customer experience are encouraged to attend!
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March 17-18, 2020
Washington, DC
Federal Affairs
General Aviation
Make your voice heard on Capitol Hill! Learn about the issues that are high on the legislative agenda and connect directly with key congressional and administration leaders on aviation and airport priorities.
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March 29-31, 2020
Little Rock, AR
Southeast Chapter AAAE Annual Conference and Exposition
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April 6, 2020
Minneapolis, MN
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
General Aviation
Prior to the start of the National Economic Development Conference, we invite you to participate in the one-day, interactive Airport Land & Retail Development Workshop.
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April 6-8, 2020
Minneapolis, MN
Environmental
Finance & Legal
Federal Affairs
Airports play a vital economic role in the community and are increasingly being asked to support its economic development. Explore ways to maximize the airports impact and learn how to position it as a leader by attending this conference.
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April 17-22, 2020
The Woodlands, TX
South Central Chapter AAAE Annual Conference
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April 24-29, 2020
Buffalo, NY
54th Annual Northeast Chapter International Aviation Snow Symposium
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25
April 25-26, 2020
Buffalo, NY
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Training & Certification
This course offers a 14 CFR Part 139 based curriculum that educates and challenges airport operators, military airfield operators, and anyone interested in pursuing a career in Airport Operations. The most recent information available on Part 139 requirements will be addressed, including revised or pending changes for FAA Advisory Circulars impacting airport operations. Apply the new requirements in a practical environment, and test your knowledge of self-inspection techniques and Airport Certification Manual compliance in this interactive format.
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April 25-26, 2020
Buffalo, NY
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Training & Certification
Specifically for airport/airfield operations and maintenance departments, ASOS schools are a regular recurring part of virtually every airport’s training program. Learn more about Part 139 and other safety responsibilities in this two-day course.
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April 25-26, 2020
Buffalo, NY
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Training & Certification
This course provides airport supervisors, managers, and directors with a stronger knowledge of how to operate safe, efficient, and successful winter operations that meet regulatory and fiscal requirements of a FAR Part 139 certificated airport.
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April 25-26, 2020
Buffalo, NY
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Training & Certification
This course educates airport employees, including snowplow and airport equipment operators, on how to utilize best practices while performing snow and ice control measures on airports during winter operations.
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May 10-13, 2020
Denver, CO
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Federal Affairs
Security
The 92nd Annual AAAE Conference & Exposition (#AAAEDEN) theme is Decoding the Unknown - The Future of Aviation. Learn what's on the cusp of aviation and prepare your airport to launch into the future with 2,200+ colleagues and peers. Find solutions, hands-on, in the exhibit hall where you'll have access to more than 210 exhibitors and enjoy other professional development opportunities and networking during an airport tour, host airport event, committee meetings and more!
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June 23-25, 2020
Austin, TX
International
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Training & Certification
Gain confidence in your ability to handle airport emergencies and better understand how to work together to mitigate threatening situations as you prepare for the unexpected.
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July 19-24, 2020
Denver, CO
Training & Certification
Increase your chances of passing the CM exam by up to 40%! Participate in this week-long course facilitated by an industry expert which will provide an intensive review of the material you need to know, including a multiple-choice exam at the conclusion of the course.
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July 19-22, 2020
Reno, NV
Southwest Chapter AAAE Annual Conference and Exposition
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July 21-24, 2020
Alexandria, VA
International
Training & Certification
Prove your expertise on operating and maintaining your airfield’s lighting systems safely and efficiently. The course covers detailed electrical theory and proven maintenance techniques while educating and challenging airport personnel with airfield lighting maintenance responsibilities.
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August 3-6, 2020
Alexandria, VA
Security
Training & Certification
Certify your understanding of aviation security knowledge by completing the ACE Security Review Course, including a 100 question test on the final day.
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August 6-9, 2020
Dubuque, IA
Great Lakes Chapter AAAE Annual Conference
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August 14-18, 2020
Burlington, VT
Northeast Chapter AAAE Annual Conference
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August 25-27, 2020
Minneapolis, MN
Environmental
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Training & Certification
Find innovative techniques for avoiding conflicts with birds at this crucially important conference.
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September 21-24, 2020
Alexandria, VA
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Training & Certification
This interactive course is comprised of professionally developed material based on Part 139 requirements, and is designed to educate and challenge airport personnel with airfield operations responsibilities.
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September 26, 2020
Savannah, GA
Training & Certification
This one-day workshop will assist candidates in completing the accreditation program and teach them how to better prepare for the final interview.
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September 26-27, 2020
Savannah, GA
Finance & Legal
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
This is a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the business of airport management. This workshop will focus on managing non-airline related business functions at airports. The Essentials of Airport Business Management Workshop will provide attendees with an overview of property and business management issues confronting airports of any size.
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September 27-29, 2020
Savannah, GA
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
General Aviation
Save the date for the 2020 National Airports Conference (NAC)!
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October 4-6, 2020
Jackson, WY
Northwest Chapter AAAE Annual Conference
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October 19-22, 2020
Montreal, Canada
Environmental
General Aviation
Training & Certification
Noise remains a stubbornly persistent environmental challenge for airports. As such, attendees of this important conference will address the latest topics in airport noise management with sessions that look forward at what's to come. Take home best practices and exchange ideas with fellow attendees that include industry partners, FAA, airports, consultants and manufacturers.
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November 16-20, 2020
Alexandria, VA
Training & Certification
Increase your chances of passing the CM exam by up to 40%! Participate in this week-long course facilitated by an industry expert which will provide an intensive review of the material you need to know, including a multiple-choice exam at the conclusion of the course.
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December 7, 2020
TBD
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
General Aviation
Gain a guide to airport ramp safety operations and management, practical knowledge on developing, planning and executing airport ramp safety strategies and operational procedures, hazard identification, risk assessment of airport ramp safety activities, and safety management of the airport ramp to comply with the upcoming FAA SMS requirements.
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December 8-9, 2020
TBD
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
General Aviation
Achieve a better understanding of the FAA's new runway safety initiatives, policies and procedures at this three day summit. Learn best practices from your peers and industry experts, and better understand what is expected of airports, airlines, pilots and other industry professionals in order to contribute to the culture of safety on our nation’s runways.
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December 8-9, 2020
Crystal City, VA
Security
General Aviation
You are invited to one of the top-attended interactive security events in Washington, D.C. for a dialogue with policymakers from TSA, DHS and Congress. Key takeaways include the complex issues surrounding aviation security today, and what challenges are on the horizon.
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December 9, 2020
Alexandria, VA
Security
Training & Certification
Fulfill the requirements outlined in TSR Part 1542 by attending the Airport Security Coordinator Training School. Learn the latest information available from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in addition to tools that can make an airport function safely and efficiently.
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10
January 10-14, 2021
Kona, HI
Federal Affairs
Security
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Come together with top-level officials from government and all segments of the aviation industry for in-depth discussions of key issues and to get an early preview from experts on what’s ahead for the Washington agenda.
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March 3-5, 2021
Salt Lake City, UT
Training & Certification
Environmental
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Increase your knowledge of the latest information and developments impacting the industry at the preeminent technical symposium of the year.
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27
March 27-30, 2021
Savannah, GA
Southeast Chapter AAAE Annual Conference
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21
April 18-21, 2021
Buffalo, NY
55th Annual Northeast Chapter International Aviation Snow Symposium
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25
September 25, 2021
Spokane, WA
Training & Certification
This one-day workshop will assist candidates in completing the accreditation program and teach them how to better prepare for the final interview.
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25
September 25-26, 2021
Spokane, WA
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Finance & Legal
General Aviation
Get a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the business of airport management focusing on managing non-airline related business functions at airports of any size.
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26
September 26-28, 2021
Spokane, WA
General Aviation
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Save the date for NAC 2021!
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October 5-8, 2021
Salt Lake City, UT
Northwest Chapter AAAE Annual Conference