Agenda

Agenda subject to change. All sessions will take place at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel.

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2018 Technical Tracks:
   •Track A: Planning
   •Track B: Engineering / Airside
   •Track C: Terminal / Landside
   •Track D: Project / Construction Management
   •Track E: Mini-Tracks

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Thursday, March 1

7:15 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Registration
   
7:15-8:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
Sponsored by: JBTVRH Construction
     
8:15-9:45 a.m. Plenary Session - The Autonomous Airport

As we move toward a more automated culture, most travelers will adapt to a Jetsonian, automated lifestyle, and every industry we know will be disrupted. For those of us in aviation, this signals the shift from aviation as a service industry to a more transactional activity devoid of the personal touches which made the romance of flight an event. This panel of thought leaders will explore how the passenger remains at the center of the assembly line.

Speakers:
Ty Osbaugh, AIA LEED AP, Gensler
Liliana Petrova, CCXP, JetBlue
Gaylloyd Dadyala, Vanderlande
Ben Pierce, PMP, HDR
     
9:45-10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by: Gensler
     
10:15-11:45 a.m. Workshop 3
     
Track A (Planning): High Impact, Low Cost

Making the business case for centralized goods distribution and waste management.
 
Moderator: Scott Tumolo, C&S

Speakers:
Erin Anderson, Portland International Airport
Jim DeCock, San Diego International Airport
Cory Hazlewood, C&S
     
Track B (Engineering / Airside): The Bid Came In At What?

Airport staff and design consultant perspectives centered around chasing construction costs and budgeting through the chaos.

Moderator: David Hunley, Connico

Speakers:
Colette Edminsten, GDOT Aviation Programs
Perfecto Solis, Parsons
James Hay, Memphis International Airport
Thomas Haag, Walsh Group
     
Track C (Terminal / Landside): Creating Space

Technologies, operational adjustments, remote facilities, and design modifications required to relocate or repurpose traditional airport operations.

Moderator: Jane Ahrens, Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Speakers:
Jack Christine, Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Grant Clifford, Gresham, Smith & Partners
Paul Puckli, Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
Marc Gambrill, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport
     
Track D (PM/CM): Project Development: Beyond the Facilities & Systems

The value of Airport Operational Readiness in focusing and shaping the operational capability of airport projects.
 
Moderator: Andrew Kirchhoff, L&B

Speakers:
Suzanne Phelps, Chrysalis Aviation
Mike McElvaney, Jacobs
David Gruber, WSP
     
Track E (Mini-Tracks): Beyond BIM: Starting with the End in Mind

What airports and airlines want from their BIM, how BIM is used to operate and maintain facilities, how the baton is passed and the importance of early engagement.

Moderator: Mark Baker, Southwest Airlines

Speakers:
Brian Cobb, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Angela Newland, CCI Engineering
Kara Bowman, San Francisco International Airport
Michael Santos, Denver International Airport
     
12-1:30 p.m. Awards Luncheon
Sponsored by: Burns Engineering, Inc.
     
1:30-2 p.m. Dessert with Exhibitors
Sponsored by: C&S Companies, CHA Consulting, Inc.
     
2-3:30 p.m. Workshop 4
     
Track A (Planning): Fresh Perspectives, Lessons Learned

Lessons learned and planning tips from outside the U.S. and our aviation bubble.

Moderator: Melissa Solberg, Tampa International Airport

Speakers:
Kiran Merchant, Merchant Aviation
Chad Hartley, Woolpert
Kari Hewitt, VHB
Scott Morrissey, Denver International Airport
Track B (Engineering / Airside): Bigger, Larger, Safer

Airfield, aircraft and circulars - discuss diverse perspectives on runway incursion modeling, hotspot elimination, larger aircraft, folded wing technology, and more.

Moderator: Kevin Bleach, AECOM

Speakers:
Cedrick Johnson, ADCI
Michael Becker, RS&H
Christopher Teem, The Boeing Company
Steve Debban, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
     
Track C (Terminal / Landside): Let's Start From Scratch

Using a blank canvas to discuss and display how a greenfield airport would be designed based upon current and future trends in the industry.

Moderator: Derrick Choi, Populous

Speakers:
Ross Payton, Corgan
Mark Husser, Grimshaw
Laura Ettelman, AIA, SOM Architects
     
Track D (PM/CM): Project Partnering: Methods, Myths, and Mastering the Mayhem

Four unique stakeholder perspectives on the Do’s and Don’ts of formal construction partnering, and what you need to know before jumping on the bandwagon.
 

Moderator: Jennifer Maples, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Speakers:
Steven Rule, Turner Construction
Eileen Sien, Maryland Airport Authority
Brent Kelley, Corgan 
Cinda Bond, OrgMetrics
Track E (Mini-Tracks): Beyond BIM: Getting Beyond 3D

Collaboration methods and the tools used in the development of projects through their full cycles to ultimately address the needs of the end user.

Moderator: AJ Guerrero, VTC

Speakers:
Mark Ricketson, Woolpert
Kimon Onuma, Onuma, Inc. & Giuliani
Jose Mesa, DBS
     
3:30-4 p.m. Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by: L3 Security & Detection Systems
     
4-7 p.m.   Exhibitor Teardown
     
4-5:30 p.m. Workshop 5
     
Track A & B (Planning & Engineering / Airside): Perfecting The Baton Pass: Planning To Engineering (Joint Session)

How to seamlessly integrate planning efforts with design and construction, as well as develop plans that can be embraced.

Moderators: Ted Kitchens, George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Shannetta Griffin, John Glenn Columbus International Airport

Speakers:
Jamie McCluskie, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
Kathy Masters, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Diego Rincon, Philadelphia International Airport
Robert Ramsey, Nashville International Airport
Track C (Terminal/ Landside): We've Got 5 Years

Trends and buzzwords from recent history and their impacts to airport operations and design.

Moderator: Mary Anne Perkowski, Moye Consulting

Speakers:
Eric Miller, BNP
Kevin Shertz, Burns Engineering
Ian McDonald, Bridge Technology
Laurence Bauman, JMT
     
Track D (PM/CM): Project Construction: Lessons Learned the Hard Way

Examples of things that did not go as planned - from minor issues to major catastrophes - experienced during airport construction projects.

Moderator: Matt Frankl, JE Dunn Construction

Speakers:
Chris Spann, Burns & McDonnell
Tim Hudson, Gensler Architects
TG Mason, Suffolk
Dwight Pullam, Skanska
     
Track E (Mini-Tracks): Roadways, The Other Pavements

Intelligent Technology Systems and implication for airports.

Moderator: Forrest Swonsen, Transcore

Speakers:
Allan Dye, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
Jill Capelli, Kimley-Horn
Michael Mauritz, Transcore
Louis Wolinetz, WSP

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