About the Virtual Workshop

Meet virtually with U.S. government and industry experts for a two half-day virtual workshop on airport planning, design and master planning, May 4-5, 2021. The sessions will provide insight into best practices and cutting-edge technologies to advance Brazil’s aviation sector goals. The workshop also will feature information from U.S. companies that can provide the latest services/technologies to support infrastructure development needs in Brazil.

Through the U.S.-Brazil Aviation Partnership, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) seeks to share with Brazilian aviation sector decisionmakers U.S. best practices and technology solutions for priority aviation sector infrastructure projects. USTDA leads the Partnership in close collaboration with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

This workshop, developed in coordination with the FAA and the Government of Brazil, is designed to address a full range of issues requested by the Brazilian government related to airport infrastructure development. The workshop will provide sessions on guidance available in the industry for airport master planning; the FAA’s role in master planning; forecasting demand, and issues to consider when planning; trends in the aviation industry that affect the master plan process and products; new innovations and technology improvements; balancing infrastructure capacity across all parts of the airport system during the master planning process; and more.

A small group discussion will provide Brazilian participants with the opportunity to discuss unique airport master planning challenges identified from the prior sessions with a U.S. industry expert.

  • Airport Master Planning
  • Planning in an Era of Uncertainty
  • Industry Trends for Consideration in Master Planning
  • Balancing Airport Capacity in a Master Plan – It All Starts With the Airfield 
  • Roundtable Discussion– Converging Master Plan Objectives (Operators and Regulators)

  • Learn how to apply U.S. best practices to upcoming projects
  • Learn about relevant U.S. technology solutions
  • Interact with U.S. government officials and industry experts

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency helps companies create U.S. jobs through the export of U.S. goods and services for priority development projects in emerging economies. USTDA links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project preparation and partnership building activities that develop sustainable infrastructure and foster economic growth in partner countries.