Meetings

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 CALENDAR

Event
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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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22
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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11
September 11-12, 2017
Austin, TX
Customer Service & Public Relations
General Aviation
Terminal Operations
This is THE place for aviation industry marketers, communicators and customer relation managers to gather for collaborative discussions and hands-on workshops designed to produce strategies they can deploy immediately.
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11
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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12
September 12-15, 2017
Eugene, OR
Northwest Chapter AAAE Annual Conference
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September 13-15, 2017
Spokane, WA
Training
Security
Terminal Operations
This two-day workshop will address three key topic areas and how they influence airport facilities and functions, such as parking reservations, revenue security, shuttle bus operations, parking equipment and management procurement, ground transportation and curbside management, and emerging transportation services such as Uber and Lyft.
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21
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 21, 2017
Online
Finance & Legal
It’s easy to tell someone when they are doing well, but what about when they’re not? Learn the legal ins and outs from expert instructor Maria Bremis, JD, PHR. The complete comprehensive HR Webinar Series will ultimately cover the full life-cycle of an employee.
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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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25
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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30
September 30, 2017
Las Vegas, NV
Accreditation/Certification
This one-day workshop will assist candidates in completing the accreditation program and teach them how to better prepare for the final interview.
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30
September 30-October 1, 2017
Las Vegas, NV
Management
Finance & Legal
This is a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the business of airport management. This workshop will focus on managing non-airline related business functions at airports. The Essentials of Airport Business Management Workshop will provide attendees with an overview of property and business management issues confronting airports of any size.
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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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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 15-17, 2017
Chicago, IL
Finance & Legal
Security
Attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of airport legal issues, earn CLE credits, and network with government officials and lawyers at this important workshop.
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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 17, 2017
Washington, DC
International
General Aviation
Connect directly with Mexican decision-makers to learn about Mexico's airport modernization and expansion plans, business opportunities, and procurement plans for upcoming airport projects. The business briefing will also include the opportunity for one-on-one meetings with the delegates.
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October 19, 2017
Online
Finance & Legal
No one likes conflict. So how do you handle the ultimate conflict - termination? And, how do you keep yourself out of legal hot water? Learn the legal ins and outs from expert instructor Maria Bremis, JD, PHR. The complete comprehensive HR Webinar Series will ultimately cover the full life-cycle of an employee.
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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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October 24-26, 2017
Budapest, Hungary
International
Gain direct contacts and make important and valuable networking connections with airport and aviation officials from North America and Central Europe. Engage in discussion and debate management and operational challenges facing the airport management profession at this unique conference.
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October 25-27, 2017
Denver, CO
Terminal Operations
Customer Service & Public Relations
This annual conference brings together airport management, rental car representatives, consultants and designers to discuss issues of common concern and consider potential solutions in a cordial and relaxed environment. Attendees can expect to leave full of ideas to improve their own planning and management programs.
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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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November 7-9, 2017
Miami, FL
Finance & Legal
Terminal Operations
Passenger Facility Charges are a significant funding source for almost every large, medium, small and non-hub airport in the U.S. Workshop attendees will receive an overview of the PFC process, hear the FAA’s perspective on PFCs, and will have the opportunity to network with their peers, members of the financial community, FAA staff and other PFC stakeholders.
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November 12-15, 2017
Dallas, TX
Environmental
Management
International
Attend the industry's leading sustainability event and you’ll take away an understanding of relevant megatrends to the aviation sector with a focus on the impact to airports.
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12
November 12-18, 2017
Denver, CO
Accreditation/Certification
Increase your chances of passing the CM exam by up to 40%! Participate in this week-long course facilitated by an industry expert which will provide an intensive review of the Body of Knowledge modules, including a multiple-choice exam at the conclusion of the course.
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December 3-5, 2017
San Diego, CA
Finance & Legal
General Aviation
Learn best practices, discuss strategies and issues, share experiences, and exchange insights with speakers from Unison, the FAA, airports, airlines, rating agencies, and the public finance sector. Also, hear from your peers on how they’ve managed CIPs through the last recession, airline industry consolidation, and all the uncertainties facing airports.
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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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December 5-6, 2017
Arlington, VA
Security
You are invited to one of the top-attended interactive security events in Washington, D.C. for a dialogue with policymakers from TSA, DHS and Congress. Key takeaways include the complex issues surrounding aviation security today, and what challenges are on the horizon.
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December 7, 2017
Alexandria, VA
Security
Training
Fulfill the requirements outlined in TSR Part 1542 by attending the Airport Security Coordinator Training School. Learn the latest information available from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in addition to tools that can make an airport function safely and efficiently.
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12
December 12-14, 2017
Washington, DC
International
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency, in partnership with the Government of India and the U.S.-India Aviation Cooperation Program, is pleased to sponsor the U.S.-India Aviation Partnership Summit.
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January 7-11, 2018
Kohala Coast, HI
Federal Affairs-Legislative & Regulatory
Management
Security
The AAAE Aviation Issues Conference has served as the preeminent gathering of aviation professionals for three decades, bringing together top-level officials from government and all segments of the aviation industry for in-depth discussions of key issues and charting the course for the Washington agenda in the year ahead.
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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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March 4-7, 2018
Albuquerque, NM
South Central Chapter AAAE Annual Conference and Exposition
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14
April 14, 2018
San Diego, CA
Board Meeting at 90th Annual AAAE Conference and Exposition
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15
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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May 6-8, 2018
Huntsville, AL
Southeast Chapter AAAE Annual Conference
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22
July 22-24, 2018
Sacramento, CA
Southwest Chapter AAAE Annual Conference and Exposition
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26
July 26-28, 2018
Alexandria, MN
Great Lakes Chapter AAAE Annual Conference
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11
August 11-15, 2018
New York, NY
Northeast Chapter AAAE Annual Conference
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24
September 24-26, 2018
Seattle, WA
Northwest Chapter AAAE Annual Conference
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6
January 6-10, 2019
Maui, HI
Federal Affairs-Legislative & Regulatory
Management
Security
The AAAE Aviation Issues Conference has served as the preeminent gathering of aviation professionals for three decades, bringing together top-level officials from government and all segments of the aviation industry for in-depth discussions of key issues and charting the course for the Washington agenda in the year ahead.
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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.
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January 5-9, 2020
Maui, HI
Federal Affairs-Legislative & Regulatory
Management
Security
The AAAE Aviation Issues Conference has served as the preeminent gathering of aviation professionals for three decades, bringing together top-level officials from government and all segments of the aviation industry for in-depth discussions of key issues and charting the course for the Washington agenda in the year ahead.
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January 10-14, 2021
Kohala Coast, HI
Federal Affairs-Legislative & Regulatory
Management
Security
The AAAE Aviation Issues Conference has served as the preeminent gathering of aviation professionals for three decades, bringing together top-level officials from government and all segments of the aviation industry for in-depth discussions of key issues and charting the course for the Washington agenda in the year ahead.