Training Courses

Back by popular demand - training on the show floor!

The 90th Annual AAAE Conference & Exposition will feature additional educational content in the form of training offerings conveniently located on the exhibit hall floor. Get a taste of the top-notch professional education the AAAE Training Department offers our airport partners year-round.

Monday, April 16 | 8:30 -10 a.m.
Instructor: Dr. David A. Byers, C.M., AICP, President, Quadrex Aviation, LLC 
The ACE F&A Program and Review Course introduces extensive array of fiscal policies and economic activities that fund airport operations and development.  The course is based on a variety of resources including federal regulations and policy, research from aviation organizations, and generally accepted industry practices. Learn more about how the new ACE F&A Program is designed to deliver a broad overview of the airport’s financial environment including its impact on all airport stakeholders and its communities they serve.

Monday, April 16 | 1 -2:30 p.m.

Instructor: Lori Beckman, A.A.E., President, Aviation Security Consulting, Inc.
The SSI Online Course is based on 2018 TSA regulations and industry best practices and answers the question: “Who Really Needs to Know?” The AS Online Course contains the “secret sauce” for individuals issuing Airport ID Badges while adhering to regulatory requirements. Learn a few tips on how to minimize the risks of rebadging airport employees and reduce insider threats. The CHRC Adjudication Online Course covers the requirement to adjudicate potential disqualifying criminal records. Learn how airports are using different methods to meet this federal requirement and understand what information and resources adjudicators need for an effective CHRC program.

Tuesday, April 17 | 9:45 -10:15 a.m.
DBE/ACDBE Program Requirement Essentials and Primer for Airport Professionals
Instructor: Kenneth Weeden, President, Ken Weeden & Associates, Inc.
Attend this session for a concise, “birds-eye” view on the essentials for developing and managing FAA-compliant DBE-ACDBE programs at your airport. Learn the basics for making decisions on large or small projects which incorporates FAA-required goals. Understand how to conduct effective monitoring while meeting reporting requirements.