AAAE holds approximately 80 domestic and international meetings each year with nearly 10,000 attendees, comprised of airport and aviation executives. AAAE's meetings deliver industry knowledge tailored for airport professionals and offer important training and networking opportunities for career growth and business development.

MEETINGS

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August 22-24, 2017
Dallas, TX
Training
Environmental
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
This year's theme is "From Local Partnerships to Global Safety." Attendees will find innovative techniques for avoiding conflicts with birds at this crucially important conference.
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August 22-23, 2017
Van Nuys, CA
General Aviation
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
This dynamic and highly interactive workshop will take a best practices approach to the development, implementation, and enforcement of a number of extremely critical airport management and compliance documents including general aviation leasing policies, minimum standards, and rules & regulations.
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September 11-12, 2017
Phoenix, AZ
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Join your industry colleagues at the only workshop designed specifically for airfield maintenance and operations personnel. Special emphasis will be given to preparing for FAA certification inspections, new marking standards as they relate to Part 139, and tools that airports can use to extend the life of their runways, signs and lighting.
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September 21-22, 2017
Portland, OR
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Training
This course offers a 14 CFR Part 139 based curriculum designed to educate and challenge all airport operators, military airfield operators, and anyone interested in pursuing a career in Airport Operations. The most recent information on Part 139 requirements will be addressed, including revised or pending changes for FAA Advisory Circulars impacting airport operations. Apply the new requirements in a practical environment, and test your knowledge of self-inspection techniques and Airport Certification Manual compliance in this interactive format.
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September 24-29, 2017
Minneapolis, MN
Environmental
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Training
Wildlife issues continue to be a serious safety concern. Attendees of this course will leave with enhanced knowledge and the skill set needed to create a successful wildlife hazard management program at their airport.
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September 25-26, 2017
Alexandria, VA
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Learn from numerous airfield project case studies from airports of all sizes. Each presentation will be designed to encourage dialogue between panel participants and attendees. Bring specific questions concerning your projects and have them answered at this interactive workshop!
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September 26-27, 2017
Alexandria, VA
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Overcome the challenges associated with pavement maintenance and rehabilitation needs related to your airport's operating environment, and learn how to establish an effective airport pavement management and maintenance program at this comprehensive workshop.
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October 1-3, 2017
Las Vegas, NV
Management
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Terminal Operations
Learn. Network. Grow. The 2017 F. Russell Hoyt National Airports Conference (NAC) will gather in Las Vegas to discuss timely topics, engage in important networking events, and participate in debates over the future direction of the nation’s aviation industry.
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11
October 11-13, 2017
Savannah, GA
General Aviation
Environmental
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Noise remains a stubbornly persistent environmental challenge for airports. As such, attendees of this important conference will address the latest topics in airport noise management, including mitigation, research updates, operational impacts on noise, and community engagement.
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October 16-18, 2017
Houston, TX
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Customer Service & Public Relations
Learn the public relations and monetary value of an art program, how to begin and maintain a program, and trusted best practices for a successful program as we highlight the art programs at large and small airports across the U.S. and Canada.
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16
October 16-17, 2017
Alexandria, VA
Training
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Developed specifically for law enforcement and focused solely on responding to unauthorized unmanned aircraft operations, this one of a kind training is a must attend. This training course is instructed by the aviation industry’s leading Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) safety experts and the agenda covers the most critically important topics.
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October 23-27, 2017
Alexandria, VA
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Training
This interactive course is comprised of professionally developed material based on Part 139 requirements, and is designed to educate and challenge airport personnel with airfield operations responsibilities.
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November 6, 2017
Orlando, FL
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
General Aviation
Gain a guide to airport ramp safety operations and management, practical knowledge on developing, planning and executing airport ramp safety strategies and operational procedures, hazard identification, risk assessment of airport ramp safety activities, and safety management of the airport ramp to comply with the upcoming FAA SMS requirements.
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November 6-8, 2017
Orlando, FL
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
General Aviation
Achieve a better understanding of the FAA's new runway safety initiatives, policies and procedures at this three day summit. Learn best practices from your peers and industry experts, and better understand what is expected of airports, airlines, pilots and other industry professionals in order to contribute to the culture of safety on our nation’s runways.
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December 4-6, 2017
Los Angeles, CA
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Terminal Operations
Training
Join professionals from all over the UAS industry and senior government officials to explore how all segments of the aviation community can collaborate to best prepare for the integration of UAS into the NAS.
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28
February 28-March 2, 2018
Denver, CO
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
General Aviation
Terminal Operations
Increase your knowledge of the latest information and developments impacting the industry at the preeminent technical symposium of the year. With more than 80 technical presentations and 25 unique technical workshops, airport professionals of all disciplines and experience levels will benefit from attending. Attendees will also enjoy networking opportunities, “open mic” sessions with FAA and TSA representatives, new technology exhibits, keynote talks and plenary sessions with industry leaders.
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April 15-18, 2018
San Diego, CA
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
Federal Affairs-Legislative & Regulatory
Security
Change the airport experience, one innovation at a time. Experience Innovation at the 90th Annual AAAE Conference & Exposition - Let’s go!
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February 20-22, 2019
Denver, CO
Airfield Operations, Safety, Planning and Construction
General Aviation
Terminal Operations
Increase your knowledge of the latest information and developments impacting the industry at the preeminent technical symposium of the year. With more than 80 technical presentations and 25 unique technical workshops, airport professionals of all disciplines and experience levels will benefit from attending. Attendees will also enjoy networking opportunities, “open mic” sessions with FAA and TSA representatives, new technology exhibits, keynote talks and plenary sessions with industry leaders.