Agenda

The Agenda below is from the 2020 ACC/AAAE Airport Planning, Design and Construction Symposium and is provided for historical reference until the 2021 agenda is available, approximately four months from the conference start.

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7:15—8:15 am

Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors


Sponsored by:  C&S Companies, AECOM Hunt
2/20/2020 7:15:00 AM2/20/2020 8:15:00 AM
7:15 am—5:30 pm

Registration


2/20/2020 7:15:00 AM2/20/2020 5:30:00 PM
8:15—9:45 am

Plenary Session: New Types of Flying Vehicles - Impacts to Airports and Communities


Moderators:
Mr. Justin Guan, Aviation Planner, ARUP

Mr. Byron Thurber, Senior Aviation Planner, ARUP
Speakers:
Dr. Jasenka Rakas, Deputy Director of UC Berkeley NEXTOR II, University of California, Berkeley

Ms. Danielle J. Rinsler, AICP, Head of Aviation Policy, Uber

Mr. Justin Towles, Senior Policy Advisor, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Dr. Min Xue, Aerospace Engineer, NASA/Ames Research Center
2/20/2020 8:15:00 AM2/20/2020 9:45:00 AM
9:45—10:15 am

Refreshment Break with Exhibitors


Sponsored by:  Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc., Safran Arresting Systems, Unified Services of Texas
2/20/2020 9:45:00 AM2/20/2020 10:15:00 AM
9:45—10:15 am

Young Professionals Challenge Work Session


2/20/2020 9:45:00 AM2/20/2020 10:15:00 AM
10:15—11:45 am

Discussion Session: Overview of ACC's Airport Development Outlook Report

Interested in what airports have planned for capital improvements over the next 5 years? ACC will be publishing an update to its updated Capital Development at U.S. Airports report, which will provide insights on the magnitude of capital development anticipated to occur at airports throughout the U.S. This session will provide an in-depth review of the report findings, including the types of projects that are planned by airports of all sizes, the types of services that will be needed, as well as changing trends that will shape the future of airport development. Also learn how to navigate the interactive on-line tool outlining specific projects planned at airports.
Speaker:
Mr. Brian M. Mohr, Senior Vice President, InterVISTAS Consulting Inc.
2/20/2020 10:15:00 AM2/20/2020 11:45:00 AM
10:15—11:45 am

Engineering/Airside Track: Increase Your Odds of Maximizing Your Investment: Pavement Updates

• Will Your Geotechnical Foundation Give You the Support You Need? • How Do I Keep Water Out of My Structure? • How Are You Maximizing the Benefit of a Cement-Treated Permeable Base? • Are You Using State Hot Mix Asphalt Mixes to Reduce Construction Costs?
Moderator:
Mr. Wayne J. Seiler, Ph.D., P.E., President, All About Pavements, Inc.
Speakers:
Mr. John A. Browning, P.E., Geotechnical Services Area Manager, S&ME, Inc.

Ms. Shannon Holman, P.E., Managing Principal, Orion Engineers & Associates

Mr. Douglas B. Johnson, P.E., Senior Civil Engineer – Pavements, FAA, Airport Engineering Branch, AAS-100, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration

Mr. Gary L. Mitchell, P.E., Vice President, Airports & Pavement Technology, American Concrete Pavement Association
2/20/2020 10:15:00 AM2/20/2020 11:45:00 AM
10:15—11:45 am

Mini Track: Airport Development - An Assessment of Current and Future Growth Requirements


Moderator:
Mr. Curt Castagna, C.M., President/CEO, Aeroplex/Aerolease Group
Speakers:
Mr. Dan Bianco, President, JRMA

Mrs. Kelly L. Campbell, A.A.E., Executive Director, Aviation, Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport

Mr. Timothy R. Obitts, President & Chief Executive Officer, National Air Transportation Association

Mr. Christopher A. Rozansky, C.M., Executive Director, Naples Airport Authority

Mr. Tom Vliek, VIce President, Properties and Facilities, Signature Flight Support
2/20/2020 10:15:00 AM2/20/2020 11:45:00 AM
10:15—11:45 am

Planning Track - A Strong Bet: Vehicular Automation on Airports

• What are the benefits and pitfalls of automating airport functions? • Where and how is automation occurring today? • What sort of automation on the airport can we expect in the future and when?
Moderator:
Ms. Suzanne Murtha, Vice President, Smart Connected and Automated Transportation, AECOM
Speakers:
Mr. Gavin Duncan, Senior Vice President, InterVISTAS Consulting Inc.

Mrs. Lyn Estabrook, Division Manager, Airport Planning & Development, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Mr. Mark Gordon, President & Chief Executive Officer, Stratom, Inc.

Ms. Amber Reimnitz, PMP, System Engineer, Michael Baker International
2/20/2020 10:15:00 AM2/20/2020 11:45:00 AM
10:15—11:45 am

PM/CM Track - House Odds: Choosing the Right Delivery Method

• What's Trending • What's Working, What Isn't • Team Selection
Moderator:
Mr. Wilson P. Rayfield, Jr., AIA, Executive Vice President, Gresham Smith
Speakers:
Mr. Michael Burnett, Vice President, Holder Construction Company

Mr. R. Clay Paslay, President & Managing Partner, Paslay Management Group

Mr. Robert L. Ramsey, A.A.E., P.E., Chief Operating Officer, Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority
2/20/2020 10:15:00 AM2/20/2020 11:45:00 AM
10:15—11:45 am

Terminal/Landside Track - You Are Your Identity: Biometrics and Security

• Describe the current implementation of biometric technologies throughout the passenger journey. • Recognize the various stakeholders in biometrics for passenger processing and the differing value propositions biometric technologies offers for those stakeholders. • Differentiate between public perception of biometric technologies and current applications in the airport environment.
Moderator:
Miss Jennie K. Santoro, AIA, NCARB, Associate Vice President, Architecture Studio Leader, HNTB Corporation
Speakers:
Mr. Christopher Blasie, Integrated Project Team Manager, COLLINS AEROSPACE (formerly Rockwell Collins IMS/ARINC)

Mr. Michael Hardin, Director, Entry/Exit Policy and Planning, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Mr. Jeffery D. Oboy, Partner, M2P Consulting Inc.

Mr. Rene L. Rieder, Jr., CPP, PSP, ASC, Principal Security Specialist, Burns Engineering, Inc.
2/20/2020 10:15:00 AM2/20/2020 11:45:00 AM
12:00—1:30 pm

Awards Luncheon


Sponsored by:  Jacobs, RICONDO, AVIXA
2/20/2020 12:00:00 PM2/20/2020 1:30:00 PM
1:30—2:00 pm

Dessert with Exhibitors


Sponsored by:  Michael Baker International, Sundt Construction, Barge Design Solutions
2/20/2020 1:30:00 PM2/20/2020 2:00:00 PM
2:00—3:30 pm

Discussion Session: ACRP/PARAS

Interested in the latest applied research taking place in airports? Or how you can get involved and help shape the future of important research critical to the airport industry? Staff from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) and the Program for Applied Research in Airport Security (PARAS) will provide an overview of their programs, the types of research taking place, and also provide advice on how you can participate and get involved in these programs.
Speakers:
Ms. Marci A. Greenberger, Senior Program Officer, ACRP, Transportation Research Board

Mr. Matt Griffin, Senior Program Officer, ACRP, Transportation Research Board

Ms. Charlotte S. Peed, Senior Aviation Consultant, Rapiscan Systems, Inc.
2/20/2020 2:00:00 PM2/20/2020 3:30:00 PM
2:00—3:30 pm

Engineering/Airside Track - When the Odds Are Stacked Against You: Lessons Learned

• Examples of projects gone wrong and updates for each project • Steps taken to minimize damage to the owner • Lessons learned and how it’s impacting future projects
Moderator:
Mr. James Moose, P.E., Regional Manager, AVCON, INC.
Speakers:
Mr. Thomas Barnhill, Project Executive, AECOM Hunt

Mr. Connor Maldonato, P.E., Civil Engineer, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.

Ms. Theresa L. Samosiuk, P.E., C.M., Deputy Director Planning, Design and Construction, Wayne County Airport Authority

Mr. Perfecto Solis, P.E., Associate Principal, Paslay Management Group
2/20/2020 2:00:00 PM2/20/2020 3:30:00 PM
2:00—3:30 pm

Mini Track: Land Leases and Releases - Changes and Innovation


Moderator:
Mr. Timothy E. O'Krongley, A.A.E., IACE, Aviation Planning Business Line Leader, Garver
Speakers:
Ms. Courtney Dunbar, CEcD, EDFP, AICP, Site Selection and Economic Development Leader, Burns & McDonnell

Mr. Bill Dyer, President, SAMI Management, Inc.

Mr. Michael A. Lawrance, Senior Aviation Planning Specialist, Office of Airport Planning & Programming, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration

Mr. Kenneth Moen, A.A.E., Airport Manager, Carson City Airport
2/20/2020 2:00:00 PM2/20/2020 3:30:00 PM
2:00—3:30 pm

Planning Track - I'll Call Your UAS and Raise You Airport Planning: UAS Applications in Airport Planning

• Cost savings and feasibility analysis – The use of UAS during airport planning exercises. • Use of UAS supplementing environmental analysis at airports. • Pavement analysis and inspection using Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
Moderator:
Mr. Michael E. Mitchell, C.M., Aviation Planner, KSA Engineers, Inc.
Speakers:
Mr. Kurt Carraway, Executive Director, UAS Research, Kansas State University

Ms. Cindy Dunn, Environmental Biologist III, City of San Diego

Mr. Dean E. Schultz, A.A.E., Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority

Mr. Zachary Shuman, Aviation Project Manager, Woolpert
2/20/2020 2:00:00 PM2/20/2020 3:30:00 PM
2:00—3:30 pm

PM/CM Track - There's An Open Seat at the Table: Stakeholder Engagement

• Building for end use • Too much engagement • Too little engagement; Sustained engagement • Communication, what are they told and not told • Feedback, how to process it • Right people at the table – stakeholders vary from airside to landside, and within those as well
Moderator:
Mr. Derek Cone, P.E., Vice President, Western Operations, AERO Group
Speakers:
Mr. Kenneth Brown, President, PGAL

Mr. Christopher Coulter, P.E., Project Manager V, Capital, Port of Seattle

Mr. Dan Lapinsky, Senior Director, Airline Interface Services, AvAirPros

Ms. Iana J. Tassada, Vice President, JE Dunn Construction
2/20/2020 2:00:00 PM2/20/2020 3:30:00 PM
2:00—3:30 pm

Terminal/Landside Track - A Diverging Journey: The Evolving Passenger Experience

• How should airports, planners and designers support the changing, diverse passenger expectations? What reliable sources of information are available to indicate what passengers actually expect? • How can the airport better know the passenger? How do we know that pasenger expectations are being met? • How can innovations in other industries assist in improving passenger experience? What other innovations are available, and what impediments or barriers can we tear down to see real progress? • How are digital communications and media revolutionizing placemaking and branding?
Moderator:
Mr. Stuart R. Garrett, Business Development Manager, Burns & McDonnell
Speakers:
Mr. Andrew Davey, Partner, Selbert Perkins Design Collaborative

Ms. Eve Machol, Aviation Specialist, Microsoft

Mr. Wayne McCutcheon, Partner, Entro Communications, Inc.

Ms. Nirali Shah, Director, Innovation Partnerships, Vantage Airport Group
2/20/2020 2:00:00 PM2/20/2020 3:30:00 PM
3:30—4:00 pm

Refreshment Break with Exhibitors


Sponsored by:  RS&H
2/20/2020 3:30:00 PM2/20/2020 4:00:00 PM

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