Agenda

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Session Date/Dates Between
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Date/TimeEvent
September 26
3:00 pm—4:15 pm

Corporate Committee Meeting


SHCC 102-104

9/26/2021 3:00:00 PM9/26/2021 4:15:00 PM
September 26
3:00 pm—4:15 pm

Operations/Safety/Planning/Emergency Management Committee Meeting


SHCC 106

9/26/2021 3:00:00 PM9/26/2021 4:15:00 PM
September 26
3:00 pm—4:15 pm

YoPro Committee Meeting


SHCC 106

9/26/2021 3:00:00 PM9/26/2021 4:15:00 PM
September 26
3:00 pm—7:00 pm

Registration


Grand Ballroom Foyer

9/26/2021 3:00:00 PM9/26/2021 7:00:00 PM
September 26
3:30 pm—5:00 pm

Southeast Chapter AAAE Board Meeting


Harbor B

9/26/2021 3:30:00 PM9/26/2021 5:00:00 PM
September 26
5:00 pm—5:15 pm

NAC Committee Meeting


Midnight Sun Pavilion

9/26/2021 5:00:00 PM9/26/2021 5:15:00 PM
September 26
5:15 pm—6:00 pm

Claudia Holliway Newcomers' Reception


Midnight Sun Pavilion

Sponsored by

Michael Baker International

9/26/2021 5:15:00 PM9/26/2021 6:00:00 PM
September 26
6:00 pm—7:00 pm

Welcome Reception


Harbor Lawn

Sponsored by

Signature Flight Support

9/26/2021 6:00:00 PM9/26/2021 7:00:00 PM
September 27
7:30 am—8:45 am

Environmental Services Committee Meeting


Harbor B

9/27/2021 7:30:00 AM9/27/2021 8:45:00 AM
September 27
7:30 am—8:45 am

GA Committee Meeting


Harbor A

9/27/2021 7:30:00 AM9/27/2021 8:45:00 AM
September 27
7:30 am—8:45 am

Industrial Aviation/Military Relations Committee Meeting


Riverscape B

9/27/2021 7:30:00 AM9/27/2021 8:45:00 AM
September 27
7:45 am—9:00 am

Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors


Grand Ballroom Foyer

Sponsored by

RS&H

9/27/2021 7:45:00 AM9/27/2021 9:00:00 AM
September 27
7:45 am—5:00 pm

Registration


Grand Ballroom Foyer

9/27/2021 7:45:00 AM9/27/2021 5:00:00 PM
September 27
9:00 am—9:30 am

Conference Welcome and Opening Remarks


Grand Ballroom


Speakers
Greg Kelly, A.A.E., Executive Director, Savannah Airport Commission

Larry Krauter, A.A.E., AICP, Chief Executive Officer, Spokane International Airport

Judy Ross, A.A.E., Assistant Director of Aviation, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

Patrick Wilson, A.A.E., ACE, President, Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority

9/27/2021 9:00:00 AM9/27/2021 9:30:00 AM
September 27
9:30 am—10:30 am

General Session I –State of the Industry


Grand Ballroom

Sponsored by

Avis Budget Group, Inc.
C&S Companies
Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
National Air Traffic Controllers Association


Moderator
Spencer Dickerson, C.M., Senior Executive Vice President, Global Operations, AAAE

Panelists
B Bheodari, A.A.E., General Manager, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Eric Frankl, A.A.E., Executive Director, Blue Grass Airport

Jim Hopkins, Senior Vice President, Airport Relations, Signature Flight Support

Steve Morrissey, Vice President, Regulatory and Policy, United Airlines

Ricky Smith, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Clara Bennett, Executive Director, Boca Raton Airport

Greg Kelly, A.A.E., Executive Director, Savannah Airport Commission

9/27/2021 9:30:00 AM9/27/2021 10:30:00 AM
September 27
10:30 am—11:00 am

Networking Break with Exhibitors


Grand Ballroom Foyer

Sponsored by

Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority
Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.

9/27/2021 10:30:00 AM9/27/2021 11:00:00 AM
September 27
11:00 am—12:15 pm

Small Group Discussion - A. The Evolving Concern of PFAS at Airports

The use and potential impact of AFFF containing PFAS at airports with its concomitant potential impact on health and environment. Survey your airport peers and industry professionals about this issue. Take steps to identify areas of potential concern at your facility. Implement recommended management and remediation practices.
Harbor A

Sponsored by

Willamette Valley Company LLC


Moderator
Alex Kashani, A.A.E., ACE, Northeast Chapter AAAE

Panelists
Kate Lindekugel, Environmental Specialist, RS&H

Andrew Pantino, Director, Government Affairs, AAAE

Noah Karberg, A.A.E., ACE, Assistant Airport Manager, Nantucket Memorial Airport

Justin Barkowski, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, AAAE

9/27/2021 11:00:00 AM9/27/2021 12:15:00 PM
September 27
11:00 am—12:15 pm

Small Group Discussion - B. Air Cargo Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Each airport representative will discuss their air cargo activity at their airport. This will include what activity looked like in the year(s) past, what this year is looking to be, and then what their thoughts are on air cargo activity in the future. Each airport will talk about how the pandemic has impacted, or not impacted, their airport.
Harbor B


Moderator
Tom Phillips, Executive Director, Keiser Phillips Associates

Panelists
Elliott Paige, Airport Director, Air Service Development, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Jim Szczesniak, C.M., Airport Director, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport

Jeff Miller, A.A.E., ACE, Airport Director, Laredo International Airport

9/27/2021 11:00:01 AM7/27/2021 12:15:00 PM
September 27
12:30 pm—2:00 pm

Keynote Luncheon - Chuck Imhof and Speas Award Presentation


Grand Ballroom

Sponsored by

McFarland-Johnson, Inc.
Mead & Hunt, Inc.


Keynote
Chuck Imhof, Vice President New York & Sales, East, Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Speaker
Hector Larin, Director, Airport Operations, Delta Air Lines, Inc.

9/27/2021 12:30:00 PM9/27/2021 2:00:00 PM
September 27
2:10 pm—3:25 pm

Small Group Discussion - A. Airport Liability Insurance Update – Are your coverages aligned with the post-pandemic environment, new cyber threats, and other new trends in claims?

Hear from insurance industry experts regarding how the airport liability playing field has changed due to the pandemic, recent cyberattacks, and other issues impacting trends in claims. Learn about recent incidents and claims that may affect our industry. Share your ideas on these issues and what actions you have taken. Airport professionals must remain current on airport liability changes. This session is designed to help keep you current.
Harbor A


Moderator
Greg Kelly, A.A.E., Executive Director, Savannah Airport Commission

Panelists
Daniel Simms, Vice President/Senior Client Executive, USI Insurance Services, LLC

Greg Sterling, Senior Vice President/Regional Product Line Manager – US Airports –Aerospace,, American International Group, Inc. (AIG)

9/27/2021 2:10:00 PM9/27/2021 3:25:00 PM
September 27
2:10 pm—3:25 pm

Small Group Discussion - B. Future of Airports as Transportation Hubs

Airports play a critical role in connecting both passengers and air cargo with destinations. In this session, panelists will discuss how they expect intermodal connectivity to change in the future. Learn specifically how the evolution of the other modes of transportation will influence passenger and air cargo logistics in the future, and how they anticipate handling those potential changes.
Harbor B

Sponsored by

HMSHost Corporation
Nachurs Alpine Solutions Industrial


Moderator
Paul Strege, C.M., Vice President, Aviation Services, Mead & Hunt, Inc.

Panelists
Amber Leathers, A.A.E., ACE, Planning and Environmental Manager, Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Chris Chalk, Global Sector Leader, Aviation, Mott MacDonald

Api Appulingam, P.E., Deputy Director, Capital Development, Philadelphia International Airport

9/27/2021 2:10:01 PM9/27/2021 3:25:00 PM
September 27
3:25 pm—3:45 pm

Networking Break with Exhibitors


Grand Ballroom Foyer

Sponsored by

WSP USA Inc.
Safer LLC

9/27/2021 3:25:00 PM9/27/2021 3:45:00 PM
September 27
3:45 pm—4:45 pm

General Session II - Wellness and Wellbeing in the Airport


Grand Ballroom

Sponsored by

SITA
AECOM
Flagship Aviation Services
Baldwin Safety & Compliance


Moderator
Eric Peterson, A.I.A., LEED AP, Principal, Alliiance

Panelists
Angela Spangler, MS, AEP, Director, Commercial Team, International WELL Building Institute

Anthony Bernheim, FAIA, LEED Fellow, Healthy & Resilient Buildings Program Manager, San Francisco International Airport

Jonathan McCredie, Principal, Fennick McCredie Architecture

9/27/2021 3:45:00 PM9/27/2021 4:45:00 PM
September 27
6:30 pm—8:30 pm

Monday Evening Event

Join your host, Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport on the River Lawn of the Westin to enjoy flavors and sounds of Savannah. After the event, take the river ferries over to downtown Savannah. Ferries are available till 10 PM. SAV will be shuttling back to the Westin from 10P-12:30A. Pick up location is Upper Factors Walk & Williamson St. with shuttles departing for the Westin at 10:30PM, 11PM, 11:30PM, 12AM & 12:30AM
River Lawn

9/27/2021 6:30:00 PM9/27/2021 8:30:00 PM
September 28
8:00 am—9:00 am

Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors


Grand Ballroom Foyer

Sponsored by

Spokane International Airport
L3Harris Technologies
d'Escoto, Inc.

9/28/2021 8:00:00 AM9/28/2021 9:00:00 AM
September 28
8:00 am—9:15 am

Facilities and Technical Services Committee Meeting


Riverscape B

9/28/2021 8:00:00 AM9/28/2021 9:15:00 AM
September 28
8:00 am—5:00 pm

Registration


Grand Ballroom Foyer

9/28/2021 8:00:00 AM9/28/2021 5:00:00 PM
September 28
9:00 am—10:00 am

General Session III-The Jetsons Are Ready for Takeoff: Electric Commuter Aircraft and Advanced Air Mobility

In the not-too-far-off future, airports of all sizes will need to adapt to the emerging technologies of electric aircraft and vertical take-off and landing aircraft. With lightening-speed research and development activity happening now, and potential near-term viability for commercial service, advanced air mobility (AAM) holds the promise of transformative change in the aviation industry, allowing more accessible, affordable, and environmentally sustainable flight for local and intraregional operations. Hear from panel members on the cutting edge of AAM technology.
Grand Ballroom

Sponsored by

Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
T.Y. Lin International
Rubb Building Systems


Moderator
Cathryn Stephens, A.A.E., Acting Airport Director, Eugene Airport

Panelists
Emilien Marchand, Director, Ecosystem Partnerships, Wisk

Ryan Naru, Government Affairs Analyst, Joby Aviation

Clint Ostler, President, Dash Air Shuttle/Vice President, Embark Aviation

9/28/2021 9:00:00 AM9/28/2021 10:00:00 AM
September 28
10:00 am—10:45 am

General Session IV- Emerging Technology for Solving Some of Today's Issues

Our industry is being challenged today in a number of ways, many of which were unforeseen just 18 months ago. Emerging technology solutions once thought to be too expensive or too far off into the future to be of value now are poised to make a significant impact. Hear from panel members about how some airports are exploring ways to put technology to work.
Grand Ballroom

Sponsored by

Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
Loomacres Wildlife Management
Dormakaba USA Inc.
Archetype SC, Inc.


Moderator
Terry Blue, A.A.E., ACE, Vice President, Operations, Memphis International Airport

Panelists
Shannon Fain, P.E., Director, Business Development, WHILL Inc.

David Fleet, Director of Consulting, Faith Group, LLC

Chris Runde, Principal Consultant, Ross & Baruzzini, Inc.

9/28/2021 10:00:00 AM9/28/2021 10:45:00 AM
September 28
10:45 am—11:00 am

Networking Break with Exhibitors


Grand Ballroom Foyer

Sponsored by

HMSHost Corporation
Nachurs Alpine Solutions Industrial

9/28/2021 10:45:00 AM9/28/2021 11:00:00 AM
September 28
11:00 am—12:15 pm

Small Group Discussion- A. Alternative and Resilient Energies: Sustainably Powering the Future of Our Airports

Hear from panelists with a diverse array of experience with recent and emerging technologies at the intersection of alternative energies and energy resiliency.
Harbor A


Moderator
Neil Gabrielson, A.A.E., ACE, PMP, Aviation Planner, Garver

Panelists
Brian Sinnwell, C.M., Senior Vice President, COO, Louisville Regional Airport Authority

Justin Castagna, PMP, C.M., Director, Operations & Project Management, Aeroplex Group Partners

Tom Woodrow, P.E., Vice President, Engineering, Pittsburgh International Airport

9/28/2021 11:00:00 AM9/28/2021 12:15:00 PM
September 28
11:00 am—12:15 pm

Small Group Discussions - B. Rapid Response to and Mitigation of Unauthorized UAS Operations

This small group discussion will review the current status of TSA and FAA test and evaluation programs, but more importantly the panel will address topics specifically relevant to local response procedures and protocols to detect and mitigate unauthorized UAS operations.
Harbor B


Moderator
Brad Christopher, A.A.E., Assistant Director of Airports, Wichita Airport Authority

Panelists
Terry Blue, A.A.E., ACE, Vice President, Operations, Memphis International Airport

Tony Nevarez, C.M., ACE, IACE, Assistant Director of Aviation, Operations & Security, El Paso International Airport

Adam Bouchard, C.M., Vice President, Operations, Tampa International Airport

9/28/2021 11:00:01 AM9/28/2021 12:15:00 PM
September 28
12:15 pm—1:30 pm

Keynote Luncheon


Grand Ballroom

Sponsored by

McCarthy Building Group


Keynotes
Frederick McGriff, Baseball Celebrity

Bob Nightengale, Baseball Columnist, USA Today

9/28/2021 12:15:00 PM9/28/2021 1:30:00 PM
September 28
1:45 pm—2:45 pm

GA Roundtable


Harbor A


Moderator
Jeff Bilyeu, A.A.E., Aviation Director, Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport

9/28/2021 1:45:00 PM9/28/2021 2:45:00 PM
September 28
1:45 pm—2:45 pm

Small/Non-Hun Roundtable


Riverscape B


Moderator
Patrick Wilson, A.A.E., ACE, President, Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority

9/28/2021 1:45:01 PM9/28/2021 2:45:00 PM
September 28
1:45 pm—2:45 pm

Large & Medium Hub Roundtable


Harbor B


Moderator
Jennifer Maples, A.A.E., ACE, Aviation Superintendent, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

9/28/2021 1:45:02 PM9/28/2021 2:45:00 PM
September 28
2:55 pm—3:55 pm

General Session V: Hidden Gems: Identifying Future Leaders in Your Organization and Helpful Development Tools

As our workforce generations continue to overlap, and advances in technology evolve the way we conduct business, our organizations' leaders must identify and develop our "hidden gems." Hear from industry experts as they provide insight on the traits and characteristics of a hidden gem and development plans and tools to ensure their success and commitment to growing your organization.
Grand Ballroom

Sponsored by

Honeywell International, Inc.
Forbo Flooring North America
Build With Robots Inc.


Moderator
David Harper, Managing Principal, The Advisory Alliance

Panelists
Cyrus Callum, A.A.E., ACE, Director, Aviation and Economic Resources, Daytona Beach International Airport/County of Volusia

Nina MacPherson, A.A.E., IACE, Airport Manager, North Perry Airport

Judi Olmstead, A.A.E., Assistant Director of Airports, Myrtle Beach International Airport

9/28/2021 2:55:00 PM9/28/2021 3:55:00 PM
September 28
3:45 pm—4:15 pm

Networking Break with Exhibitors


Grand Ballroom Foyer

Sponsored by

Ross & Baruzzini, Inc.
TKH Security/Park Assist

9/28/2021 3:45:00 PM9/28/2021 4:15:00 PM
September 28
4:15 pm—5:15 pm

General Session VI: Concessions of the Future and What Would They Look Like?

What is the business deal going forward?
Grand Ballroom

Sponsored by

Woolpert
Arconas Corporation
J+J Flooring Group
GoApron, Inc.


Moderator
Jeff Mulder, A.A.E., Senior Consultant, Infrastructure/Strategic Consulting, Woolpert

Panelists
Paul Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

John Clark, Vice President, Business Development, SSP America, Inc.

Pat Wallace, Vice President, Business Development, Paradies Lagardere

Alisha Tillman, Director, Airport Properties & Relations, Enterprise Holdings Operating: Alamo, Enterprise, National Car Rental

Doug Joest, Aviation Consultant, Aviation Management Consulting Group

9/28/2021 4:15:00 PM9/28/2021 5:15:00 PM
September 29
10:00 am—12:00 pm

Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport Tour


Front Drive

9/29/2021 10:00:00 AM9/29/2021 12:00:00 PM

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