December 10-12, 2018
New Orleans, LA
Federal Affairs
Finance & Legal
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.
December 11-12, 2018
Alexandria, VA
Training & Certification
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
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.
January 6-10, 2019
Maui, HI
Federal Affairs
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 in 2019.
January 29-31, 2019
Jacksonville, FL
Training & Certification
Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
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.

Mr. Daniel Bartholomew, A.A.E., ACE

Vice President, Planning, Engineering and Environmental Management » Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority

What year did you join AAAE?


Who is your industry mentor?

My Father, Robert Bartholomew, Emeritus Professor, University of Wisconsin – Madison. He always taught me that “Ego is the Enemy of Leadership”, and my Uncle, CMDR Thomas Bartholomew, USN (Ret), career Naval Aviator who sparked my passion for everything aviation. Without them, I would not be in this industry and push myself to learn something new every day.

What has being involved in AAAE meant for your career?

The many opportunities for professional development!

Favorite Airport Code?

SUX (I love my "Fly SUX" T-shirt)

Dream Destination?

Dive the Great Barrier Reef

Landside or Airside?


What's in your carry on?

Office work, at least one book by John McPhee, a change of clothes, hand sanitizer and a protein bar.

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