Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors! 

Analogic Corporation

Analogic provides leading-edge healthcare and security technology solutions used for disease diagnosis and treatment as well as for automated threat detection. Analogic’s advanced imaging technologies are used in computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and digital mammography systems, as well as automated threat detection systems for aviation security.

Sponsoring: Wednesday Continental Breakfast

Mr. Jonathan Stone
Director, Global Sales & Service


Birdi & Associates, Inc.

Birdi Systems, Inc.’s (BSI) foundational capabilities of systems engineering, delivering quality service, and developing software have organically evolved to make us a full-service systems engineering consulting and contracting firm in the areas of commissioning and activation, project management, systems integration, and software development.

Sponsoring: Lunch

Mr. Moninder S. Birdi



Deloitte offers national security consulting and advisory services to clients across the Department of Homeland Security - from cyber and logistics to data visualization and mission analytics, personnel, and finance, we bring insights from our client experience and research to drive bold and lasting results in the national security sector.

Sponsoring: Lanyards

Ms. Elizabeth Krimmel
Senior Manager



ELERTS is the leading provider of crowd-sourced incident reporting in airports, transit agencies and smart cities. Its best-in-class See Something Say Something communication platform gives security and maintenance dispatchers increased visibility into issues via real-time incident reporting from passengers and badged employees, enabling dispatchers to immediately coor¬dinate and respond to incidents. ELERTS’ cloud-based technology also integrates with video surveillance, access control and mass-notification systems to improve situation awareness and response.

Sponsor Level: Airport Angel

Mr. Ed English
Chief Executive Officer


Gresco Technology Solutions

Gresco Technology Solutions is the leader in UAS detection systems, secure Enterprise UAS and trusted technology solutions provider. Comprised of certified sales, installation, support and training experts, we are focused on delivering security-driven aerial detection systems and turnkey drone programs. GTS serves a diverse group of industries, including airports, ports, stadiums, prisons, law enforcement and public safety agencies, critical infrastructures, educational institutes, live/public events and more. Visit us at table # 21 today! Learn how Gresco exceeds expectations in UAS end-to-end technology solutions.

Sponsoring: Airport Angel

Ms. Amber Simpson
UAS Business Development


K2 Consulting Security Solutions Group

K2 plans, manages and installs airport checkpoint and baggage projects. Our work includes checkpoint and baggage deployment, ASL Installation and management, TSA ReMAG work, shipping (third party logistics), rigging, project management, provision of approved and/or certified technicians, procurement, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and project controls. Industry trusted since 1994.

Sponsoring: Note Pads & Pens

Ms. Kathy Yurkunas, PSP


L3Harris Technologies

L3Harris is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering solutions that meet critical needs. L3Harris provides solutions across a range of services to the commercial aviation industry. From check-in to touchdown, L3Harris’ integrated solutions work to make air travel safer, more efficient and more effective.

Sponsoring: Wednesday Morning Refreshment Break

Mr. Paul Erhard
Senior Director, Strategic Account Management



Leidos helps modernize infrastructure, systems and security by offering transformative information technology, expert logistics, and proven inspection technologies. We solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs including those that guide air traffic, protect digital footprints, heighten aviation and port security, and enable scientific discovery.

Sponsoring: Lunch with Exhibitors

Mrs. Charmaine R. Edwards
Business Development Executive, Homeland Security


Mead & Hunt, Inc.

Mead & Hunt is a full-service aviation consultant providing expertise in engineering, planning, architecture, environmental, air service, sustainability, noise, wildlife, financial planning and program management. We have been active in airports since the 1940s, serving a national audience with a local perspective. Consistently placing in Engineering News Record’s “Top 25 in Airports” list.

Sponsoring: Thursday Morning Refreshment Break

Mr. Jon Faucher, P.E., PMP
Vice President Aviation Services


Ross & Baruzzini, Inc.

Ross & Baruzzini is one of the premier technology consulting and engineering firms in the world. Since our first airport project in 1973, Ross & Baruzzini has managed projects in 250 airports throughout the United States and in 30 countries. These projects include the redevelopment of existing terminals to the planning and development of the world’s largest, newest airport complex.

Sponsoring: Catch Box Q&A

Mr. Mark A. Crosby, A.A.E.
Principal Consultant


Smiths Detection

Airports, airlines and authorities around the world trust Smiths Detection’s deep expertise in delivering integrated solutions that provide the security, operational efficiency and scalability that they need to keep their passengers, customers and infrastructure safe from threats.

Sponsoring: Welcome Reception

Ms. Sally Nordeen
Senior Director, Strategic Business Development, Aviation & Air Cargo



A global leader in the design, integration, control, and management of advanced surveillance technology and networked security systems, for environments where security is operationally critical. Simplifying situational awareness for high-demand airports, our evolved surveillance command and control solutions enable airport operators to improve security & deliver an enhanced passenger experience.

Sponsoring: Wednesday Afternoon Break

Ms. Stephanie Mayes
Vice President, Americas Sales



VeriScan is a biometric air entry/exit solution for airports built by an airport. We understand the unique challenges that airports face and developed our system to be cost-effective, easy to implement, and scalable for any number of gates at any size of airport. Quick, secure, and seamless, veriScan fulfills CBP requirements and transforms the traveler journey through your airport.

Sponsoring: Conference Program

Ms. Cynthia Ginman
Manager, IT Business Development


Rapiscan Systems, Inc.

Rapiscan Systems is a leading global provider of security inspection solutions, with more than 100,000 products installed in over 170 countries. Rapiscan Systems has an extensive portfolio of Baggage and Parcel Inspection, Cargo and Vehicle Inspection, Hold Baggage Screening, People Screening and Trace Detection systems.

Sponsoring: Wednesday Continental Breakfast

Ms. Charlotte S. Peed
Senior Aviation Consultant