NEC/AAAE is pleased to be working with the FAA to bring you the most up-to-date information in the areas of airport planning, design, finance, management, safety, environmental issues, engineering, and field lighting. Session descriptions and learning objectives will be available in February 2019.

**Program is subject to change without notice**

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

9:00am – 7:00pm Registration
Chocolate Lobby
 
11:30am – 1:30pm Lunch (on your own)  
1:30pm – 3:00pm General Session
Trinidad Room
Welcome by 2019 NEC President Ed Foster, A.A.E.
2018 Reauthorization Policies: Elliott Black, Director of Airport Policy, FAA
3:00pm – 3:30pm Break   
3:30pm – 5:00pm Concurrent Session 1 
 

Engineering 
Magnolia A&B

Rehabilitation of Deicing Pad C at Pittsburgh International Airport
Jeff Bezek, ACAA
Dawn Spence, Michael Baker International
Matt Sickles, CDM Smith
Alan Ebing, Management Engineering Consultant
  Operations
Magnolia C

Best Practices for Airfield Self-Inspection; Construction, Marking and Maintenance
Danielle Antonucci and Ward Hoekstra, FAA.

 

Management
Cocoa Suites 2&3

Innovation Blitz - "Why Don't We Have That?"

Linell Homentosky, Michael Baker International

 

Finance, Environmental
& Planning
Magnolia D

Financial Viability and Economic Sustainability of Mitigating Pavement Distress Assessment of
Taxiway K at Philadelphia 
International Airport (PHL) and Runway 6-24 at Northeast Philadelphia
Airport (PNE)
Sanjay Chaudhury, P.E.
Juvena Demo, EIT
Atkins Global

  Hot Mix Asphalt Workshop
Cocoa Suite 4&5
Pavement Design and Preparation of Contract Specification
Guillermo Felix FAA
4:00pm  Exhibit Hall Opens
Nigerian/Aztec 

*Note the later exhibit hall time.

5:00pm – 7:00pm Ice Breaker Reception 
with Exhibitors (Cash Bar)
Nigerian/Aztec 
 Dinner on your own following the reception.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

7:00am – 6:45pm

Registration
Chocolate Lobby

 
7:00am – 8:30am Breakfast and Opening Session
Red Room
 
8:00am – 6:45pm Exhibit Hall Open
Nigerian/Aztec 
 
8:30am – 10:00am Concurrent Session 2 
  Engineering 
Magnolia A&B

FAA Tech Center R&D Report on Pavements
Benjamin Mahaffay, FAA

  Operations
Cocoa Suite 1

FAA Headquarters ARFF Updates
Marc Tonnacliff, FAA

  Management
Cocoa Suites 2&3
Reimagine the Way We Fly
Jennifer Soloman & Maria Stanco, FAA
  Finance, Environmental 
& Planning
Cocoa Terrace
Green Airport Parking for Planet and Profit
Lisa Chase & Daniel Ciarcia, Two Willows Consulting
  Hot Mix Asphalt Workshop
Cocoa Suite 4&5
8:30am: P-601 Becomes P-404 Fuel Resistant
Asphalt Pavement Specification
Ronald Corun, Associated Asphalt

9:15am: 
Testing Laboratories

Guillermo Felix, FAA

10:00am – 10:30am Break/Exhibit Hall
Nigerian/Aztec 
 
10:30am – 12:00pm Concurrent Session 3 
  Engineering 
Magnolia A&B

FAA ‘Pavement Related’ Advisory Circulars:
Update of AC 150/5370-10

Gregory D. Cline, P.E, FAA

  Operations
Cocoa Suite 1
New Advisory Circular 150/5200-38 and the
Revised Protocol for the Review and
Approve of Wildlife Hazard Management Plan

Amy Anderson, FAA
  Management 
Cocoa Suites 2&3
Latest Development on Airport
Geographic Information System (AGIS)
Michael Meyers, FAA
  Finance, Environmental
& Planning
Cocoa Terrace

Airport Leasing, Rents, and Fees Best Management Practices 
David Benner, Aviation Management Consulting Group
  Hot Mix Asphalt Workshop
Cocoa Suite 4&5
Job Mix Formula
Rich Linton, Tilcon, NY Inc.
12:00pm – 1:30pm Keynote Lunch
Red Room
John Goglia
Aviation Profession, Author, and former Board Member of the
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
1:30pm – 3:00pm Concurrent Session 4 
  Engineering 
Magnolia A&B

Concrete, The Other Pavement
Luke McHugh, P.E. & Kenneth Justice, P.E.
National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

  Operations
Cocoa Suite 1
1:30pm: Managing Wildlife Hazards Near Airports

Robert Hromack, US Department of Agriculture, Wildlife Services

2:15pm: Technology for Today
Tom Hallman, Team Eagle

  Management 
Cocoa Suites 2&3

1:30pm: FAA Eastern Region Airport Compliance Update
David Cohen, FAA

2:15pm: Managing Airport Obstructions and
Interacting with the Private Property Owners
Jeffrey Wood, McFarland Johnson
Darren Large, DM Airports LTD

  Finance, Environmental 
& Planning
Cocoa Terrace

1:30pm: Passenger Terminal Facilities Planning and Design:
An insider look at the new A/C

Eric Bernhardt, Kimley-Horn

2:15pm: Noise Research and Policy Updates
Brad Nicholas, HMMH

  Hot Mix Asphalt Workshop
Cocoa Suite 4&5
P-401 - A Resident Engineer's Perspective
Christopher H Gardner, P.E.
DiDonato Associates Engineering & Arch. Professional
3:00pm – 3:30pm Break/Exhibit Hall
Nigerian/Aztec 
 
3:30pm – 5:00pm Concurrent Session 5 
  Engineering 
Magnolia A&B
Using Technology to Improve and Increase Agency
Input During Design of the Rochester Canopy

Project
Bryan Savage & Steve Trobe
Passero Associates
  Operations
Cocoa Suite 1
Operational Security Safety and Lighting
Arthur Birch & Ronald Thomas
ECSI International
  Management 
Cocoa Suites 2&3
3:30-4:15pm: New Program at Work in Flight Procedures Office
Gerard G. Lebar Jr., FAA

4:15-5:00pm:Recent Development of FAA Airspaces Evaluation Process
Diogenes Ramos FAA
  Finance, Environmental 
& Planning
Cocoa Terrace

3:30-4:15pm: Planning for Climate Resiliency
Ben Siwinski, VHB

4:15-5:00pm: One Federal Decision Discussion and Legal Update
Andrew Brooks and John Doyle, FAA

  Hot Mix Asphalt Workshop
Cocoa Suite 4&5
Statistical Analysis and Calculation of PWL 
Guillermo Felix, FAA
5:00pm – 7:00pm Reception & Cash Bar
with Exhibitors 
Nigerian/Aztec
 

Dinner on your own following the reception.

Friday, March 29, 2019

7:00am 5k Fun-Run/Walk  Meet at Convention Center Entrance
7:00am – 12:00pm Registration Open
Chocolate Lobby
 
7:00am – 8:30am Continental Breakfast
Chocolate Lobby
 
8:30am – 10:00am Concurrent Session 6 
  Engineering 
Magnolia A&B
FAA Tech Center Airport Lighting R&D Update
Jonathan Torres, FAA
  Operations
Cocoa Suite 1
8:30am: Construction Safety and Phasing Plan- The Airport Operator Role 
Speaker(s) TBD

9:15am: Construction Safety and Phasing Plan- The Air Traffic Control Tower Role
Dave Siewert, FAA
  Management 
Cocoa Suites 2&3
8:30am: How Will Airports Manage the New Landside Mobility?
Laurence Bauman JMT, Inc.

9:15am: Planning for Terminal Area Vertical Takeoff
and Landing (VTOL)
Noah Karberg & Tom Rafter
Nantucket Memorial Airport
  Finance, Environmental 
& Planning
Cocoa Terrace
8:30am: The Emerging Threat of PFOS Contamination at Airports B.
Tod Delaney, PhD, PE, BCEE, First Environment, Inc.


9:15am: The FAA's Non-Federal Program
How To Avoid Making Costly Mistakes!
Ramone Crowe , FAA
  Hot Mix Asphalt Workshop
Cocoa Suite 4&5
Contractor QC 
John Savastio, Highway Materials, Inc.
10:00am – 10:30am Break  
10:30am – 12:00pm Concurrent Session 7 
  Engineering 
Magnolia A&B
Using Innovative Technologies to Create a Barrier-Free Airport 
Fabio Bendana, CHA
  Operations
Cocoa Suite 1
8:30am: Runway 13-31 Rehabilitation at Harrisburg International Airport
Mark Tiger, JMT - CM
David Folmar, Michael Baker International


9:15am: Automated Braking Action Reporting Using
Data Downloaded from Aircraft in Real Time

Joseph Vickers, Aviation Safety Technologies
  Management 
Cocoa Suites 2&3

Maximizing the Life of Aging Airport Facilities
Adrienne Sraver, CCM
Keiva Rodriques, CCM, PMP
Patrick McGarry, CCM
Hill International

  Finance, Environmental 
& Planning
Cocoa Terrace
Dealing with AFFF Contamination at Certificated Airports
Ann B. Richart, A.A.E., Martha’s Vineyard Airport
Ron Myrick, P.E., Tetra Tech, Inc.
Marty Judge, Flaster Greenberg PC
  Hot Mix Asphalt Workshop
Cocoa Suite 4&5
Quality Assurance 
Dhruba (DJ) Biswas, PE, CCM, PMP, LEED AP
EBA Engineering

12:00pm – 1:00pm Boxed Lunch  
1:00pm Conference Concludes  Thank you & safe travels!