Agenda

This agenda will be held virtually and all times are listed in Eastern Time. The agenda is subject to change and will be updated with additional details soon. Please check back for updates!

Tuesday, September 14

Date/TimeEvent
1:00—1:05 pm ET

Opening Remarks




Speakers
Justin Barkowski, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, AAAE

Gary Mascaro, C.M., C.A.E., Aviation Director, Scottsdale Airport

9/14/2021 1:00:00 PM9/14/2021 1:05:00 PM
1:05—2:15 pm ET

Session #1: State of the General Aviation Industry

Association executives will discuss today's top general aviation issues and the major challenges facing the industry in the future, including the impacts of COVID-19, funding challenges, infrastructure development, current regulatory issues, environmental initiatives, and more.

Sponsored by

Aviation Management Consulting Group


Moderator
Jeff Kohlman, Managing Principal, Aviation Management Consulting Group

Speakers
Justin Barkowski, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, AAAE

Pete Bunce, President & Chief Executive Officer, General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)

Tim Obitts, President & Chief Executive Officer, National Air Transportation Association

Christa Lucas, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Policy, and Advocacy, National Business Aviation Association

9/14/2021 1:05:00 PM9/14/2021 2:15:00 PM
2:15—2:30 pm ET

Break



9/14/2021 2:15:00 PM9/14/2021 2:30:00 PM
2:30—3:30 pm ET

Session #2: Emerging Technologies: Business Opportunities for GA Airports

FAA is expecting the certification of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to occur within the next couple of years and companies are heavily investing in the ever-evolving advanced air mobility (AAM) market. In addition, demand for electric aircraft has increased and the resurgence of supersonic aircraft has gained significant attention in recent years. How can GA airports today capitalize on these exciting technologies? This session will help your airport understand these emerging new entrants, potential business opportunities, and how to engage with them as potential users or partners.


Moderator
John Panarello, A.A.E., ACE, Vice President, Airport Operations & Technology, Avports LLC

Speakers
Timothy Arel, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration

Dan Dalton, Vice President, Global Partnerships, Wisk

Zach Shuman, C.M., Aviation Program Director, Woolpert

9/14/2021 2:30:00 PM9/14/2021 3:30:00 PM
3:30—3:45 pm ET

Break



9/14/2021 3:30:00 PM9/14/2021 3:45:00 PM
3:45—5:00 pm ET

Session #3: Leveraging Your Airport for Additional Investment and Revenues

How can airports get creative when it comes to increasing revenue at their facilities? From exploring land use revenue opportunities, increasing air charter operations, adjusting aeronautical fee setting and more, learn from other airports and experts on unique opportunities that may help you generate an increased revenue stream! The session will also discuss how airports are managing rising costs as our communities reopen from the pandemic.


Moderator
Matthew Grenoble, C.M., Airport Superintendent, Sheboygan County Memorial Airport

Speakers
Corey Harper, Airport Business Development, Johnson Melloh Solutions

Gene Conrad, C.M., Airport Director, Lakeland Linder International Airport

David Long, A.A.E., Senior Consultant, Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.

9/14/2021 3:45:00 PM9/14/2021 5:00:00 PM

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