Agenda subject to change. All sessions will take place at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.

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Tuesday, February 21

7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Registration
7-8 a.m. Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
    Sponsored by HDR
8-8:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks
8:30-10 a.m. Plenary Session A
The Project Procurement Process Through the Eyes of the Airport - Why We Do What We Do
Moderators:   Dan Molloy, A.A.E., Chief Development Officer, Abu Dhabi Airports Company
    Steve Pelham, Aviation Principal, Americas, Jacobs
 Speakers:   Mark Birkebak, AIA, Director of Engineering, Greater Orlando Airport Authority
  Mark Duebner, Director, Dallas Love Field
    Kathryn Masters, C.M., Director of Project Development, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
    Brian Miller, Regional Manager, Facilities, Delta Air Lines
    Judi Mosqueda, Director of Project Manager, San Francisco International Airport
10-10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
    Sponsored by Hoyle, Tanner & Associates, LEO A DALY and Woolpert 
10-10:30 a.m. Young Professionals Orientation
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Workshop 1
Track A (Planning): Land-Use Planning
Moderator: Wendy Sutton, C.M., Director of Real Estate, Wayne County Airport Authority
Speakers:   Elliott Black, C.M., Director, Airport Planning and Programming, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration

Michael Hotaling, Senior Vice President, C&S Companies
Angela Jamison, Manager, Airport Planning & Noise Mitigation, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority
Stephanie Ward, AICP, Department Manager, Aviation Planning, Mead & Hunt
Track B (Terminal/Landside): Renovate or Build New
 Moderator:   Scott Steckler, Senior Project Manager, HNTB
Speakers:   Larry Bauman, C.M., P.E., Vice President, Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson
    Jeff Jarvis, Principal, TranSystems Corporation
    Kerr Lammie, Director, Airbiz Aviation Strategies
    Jarrett Simmons, Assistant Aviation Director, Houston Airport System
Track C (Airside/Engineering): Creative and Innovative Airfield Projects
Moderator:   Dennis Yap, P.E., President, DY Consultants
Speakers:   Renju Abraham, Senior Civil Engineer, Burns & McDonnell
    Keith Owens, P.E., Aviation & Federal Project Manager, Burns & McDonnell
    Posh Supupramai, Aviation Designer, HDR
    Steve Wiesner, P.E., Assistant Director of Aviation, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
Track D (Program/Construction Management): What Risk Does CMAR Really Have
Moderator:   Steve Rule, Project Executive, Turner Construction Company
Speakers:   Bill Manning, Program Manager, Love Field Modernization Program
    Jonathan Massey, Principal, Corgan
    Denise McElroy, Senior Project Manager, Southwest Airlines
    Gary Perrin, Operations Manager, Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
Mini-Track (Resiliency): Airport Durability
Moderator:   Terry Palmer, Principal, Magnusson Klemencic Associates, Inc.
Speakers:   Jennifer Maples, A.A.E., Aviation Superintendent, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
    Brent Mather, Office Design Director, Gensler
    David Mashburn, RA, Director of Facility Services, Denver International Airport
    Tyler Ranf, Magnusson Klemencic Associates, Inc.
12:15-1:45 p.m. Luncheon with Keynote Speaker
    Sponsored by Jacobs
    Doug Thornton, Executive Vice President - Stadiums and Arenas, SMG and Vice-Chairman, New Orleans Aviation Board (NOAB)
1:45-2:15 p.m. Dessert with Exhibitors
    Sponsored by C&S Companies
2:15-3:45 p.m. Workshop 2
Track A (Planning): Capital Improvement Planning
Moderator:   Ren Camacho, A.A.E., Chief of Planning and Engineering, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Speakers:   Elliott Black, C.M., Director, Airport Planning and Programming, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
    John Dermody, P.E., Deputy Director, Office of Airport Safety and Standards, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
  Chris Ellsworth, Regional Manager - Airport Affairs, Corporate Real Estate, United Airlines
    Judi Mosqueda, Director of Project Manager, San Francisco International Airport
    Mike Ross, P.E., Engineer, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
Track B (Terminal/Landside): Financial Alternatives
Moderator:   Matt Ross, Vice President, AvAirPros
Speakers:   Rob Hale, Program Delivery Director, MAG USA
  Don Ostler, Senior Project Manager, Southwest Airlines
    Amit Rikhy, President and CEO, CCR USA
    Somer Shindler, Managing Director, Design Construction, United Airlines
Track C (Airside/Engineering): The Future of Airfield Projects
Moderator:   Carly Shannon, LEED AP BD&C, ENV SP, Project Planner, C&S Companies
Speakers:   Patrick Frame, Senior Aviation Engineer. RS&H
    Bob Koller, Department Manager, C&S Companies
    Theresa Samosiuk, C.M., Senior Project Manager, Wayne County Airport Authority
Track D (Program/Construction Management): Design Build Owner Control
Moderator:   Jerry Sheets, Vice President, Aviation, Hunt Construction
Speakers:   Brent Kelley, Principal, Corgan
    Geoff Neumayr, Deputy Airport Director, San Francisco International Airport
Mini-Track (Resiliency): Industry/Market Resiliency
Moderator:   Damon Smith, P.E., Aviation Services, Mead & Hunt
Speakers:   Matt Dubbe, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Aviation Services, Mead & Hunt
    Sunil Harman, A.A.E., Director of Aviation, Bellingham International Airport
    Nate Smith, Vice President, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
    Christopher Teem, Airport Compatibility Engineering, The Boeing Company
3:45-4 p.m.   Refreshment Break
    Sponsored by Smiths Detection
4-4:45 p.m. Open Mic with FAA
Moderators:   Scott Brockman, A.A.E., President and CEO, Memphis International Airport and AAAE First Vice Chair
    Greg Heaton, C.M., P.E., AICP, Aviation Group Manager, Crawford, Murphy & Tilly
Speakers:   Elliott Black, C.M., Director, Airport Planning and Programming, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
    John Dermody, P.E., Deputy Director, Office of Airport Safety and Standards, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
4-5 p.m. 2016 Young Professionals Innovation Competition Winners
5-6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception with Exhibitors
    Hosted by New Orleans International Airport

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