Agenda

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January 18

Date/TimeEvent
12:00—12:30 pm ET

Networking & Conversation

Join us for a networking break to interact with your fellow colleagues learn about their work, and learn about new developments with AAAE Young Professionals.

1/18/2022 12:00:00 PM1/18/2022 12:30:00 PM
12:35—12:45 pm ET

Chair's Welcome & Opening Remarks




Welcome
Larry Krauter, A.A.E., AICP, Chief Executive Officer, Spokane International Airport

Speakers
Sean Moran, C.M., ACE, IACE, Airport Manager, Livermore Municipal Airport

Molly Statler, Senior Associate, PGAL

Jeremy Valcich, C.M., ACE, IACE, Director, Regulatory Affairs, AAAE

1/18/2022 12:35:00 PM1/18/2022 12:45:00 PM
12:45—1:45 pm ET

Industry Panel on Legislative Issues

Representatives from AAAE and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will co-host a session on the latest issues and trends facing the aviation industry. From sustainable aviation fuel, aircraft noise, Advanced Air Mobility, and more, familiarize yourself with some of the hottest topics in D.C. and learn why these issues will need to be addressed at the federal level.


Moderator
Dillon Chado, C.M., ACE, Airport Operations Supervisor, Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport

Panelists
Justin Barkowski, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, AAAE

Erin Croop, Marketing Coordinator, Page Field

Alex Gertsen, C.M., ACE, Director, Airports & Ground Infrastructure, National Business Aviation Association

1/18/2022 12:45:00 PM1/18/2022 1:45:00 PM
1:45—2:15 pm ET

Break with Benefits - Mini-session: Benefits of AAAE Membership

Industry professionals share about the benefits and features of AAAE membership and how it can help your career excel.


Moderator
Sean Moran, C.M., ACE, IACE, Airport Manager, Livermore Municipal Airport

Speaker
Gwen Basaria, Vice President, Member Experience & AAAE Foundation, AAAE

1/18/2022 1:45:00 PM1/18/2022 2:15:00 PM
2:15—3:15 pm ET

Advancements in Sustainable Airport Development

Did you know that over the next five years, it is estimated that airports are going to need $115 billion in order to address critical infrastructure needs and to help bring these facilties into the 21st century? Join us for a lively discussion on airport capital improvement projects across the country. From the airfield to the terminal, learn how airports are focusing on green technology and keeping sustainability at the forefront of planning, design and construction!

Sponsored by

Morristown Airport


Moderator
Jonny Giardina, Airport Operations Specialist, Blue Grass Airport

Panelists
Justin Castagna, C.M., PMP, Director, Operations & Project Management, Aeroplex Group Partners

Olivia Pina, Aviation Engineering, Mead & Hunt, Inc.

Kevin Staples, P.E., LEED AP, Senior Environmental and Sustainability Coordinator, Salt Lake City Department of Airports

1/18/2022 2:15:00 PM1/18/2022 3:15:00 PM
3:15—3:45 pm ET

Break with Benefits - Mini-session: What I Wish I Knew Before Working at an Airport

This session will provide you with a quick discussion from experienced airport professionals on what they wish they knew prior to working at an airport.


Moderator
William Brenny, A.A.E., A.M.F., ACE, Assistant Manager, Airside Operations, Metropolitan Airports Commission

Speakers
Megan Atkins Thoben, A.A.E., Director, Operations & Business Development, Louisville Regional Airport Authority

Ryan O'Rear, C.M., ACE, Assistant Airport Director, Williston Basin International Airport

1/18/2022 3:15:00 PM1/18/2022 3:45:00 PM
3:45—4:45 pm ET

Fireside Chat with a CEO

The Fireside Chat is BACK! We are very excited to sit down with three top airport executives to learn more about their unique experiences as leaders of their respective organizations. Young Professionals will receive invaluable advice on lessons learned throughout each of their careers and gain a better understanding on the future outlook of the industry. More importantly, your questions will be answered by some of the nation’s top airport directors!


Moderator
William Brenny, A.A.E., A.M.F., ACE, Assistant Manager, Airside Operations, Metropolitan Airports Commission

Panelists
B Bheodari, A.A.E., General Manager, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Kevin Foley, C.M., Executive Director, Des Moines International Airport

Rebecca Hupp, A.A.E., Airport Director, Boise Airport

1/18/2022 3:45:00 PM1/18/2022 4:45:00 PM

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