2021 Airports Virtual Conference Speaker Bio's

Week One

Monday, March 1 

Updates on R&D Projects
Conducted by the
FAA Tech Center

11:30am - 1pm

Speaker:
Jeffrey Gagnon


Moderator:
Matthew Brynick

Tuesday, March 2 

2019 Airport
Inspection Summary

11:30am - 12:15pm

Speaker:
Jennifer Klass, FAA and Ward Hoekstra, FAA

Moderator:
Mahendra Raghubeer, FAA

Tuesday, March 2

Airport Certification Inspection:
Preparing for Inspection, 
Conducting the Inspection & 
Responding to the Findings

12:15pm - 1:00pm

Speaker:
Kelvin Ampofo, MWAA

Moderator:
Mahendra Raghubeer, FAA

Wednesday, March 3

Management Protocols for
Obtaining, Maintaining
and Replacing EMAS

11:30am - 12:15pm 

Speaker:
Michael Barnes & Trip Thomas


Moderator:
Melinda Montgomery, A.A.E.

Wednesday, March 3

Situational Awareness

12:15pm - 1:00pm 

Speaker:
Amir Shechter, Eric Yunag

Moderator:
Matt Powell

Thursday, March 4

Buy American Requirements

11:30am-12:15pm 

Speaker:
Carlos Fields, FAA

Moderator:
Patricia Henn, FAA

Thursday, March 4

FAA Financial Program Update

12:15pm-1:00pm

Speaker:
Patricia Henn, FAA

Moderator:
Patricia Henn, FAA

Friday, March 5

HMA Pavement Design & 
FAA Specifications for 
Bituminous Materials

11:30am - 1pm

Speaker:
Guillermo Felix, FAA

Moderator:
Mahendra Raghubeer, FAA

 

Week Two

Monday, March 8

UAS A High-Performing
Compliment to AGIS

11:30am - 12:15pm

Speaker:
Christopher Criswell

Moderator:
Michael Meyers

Monday, March 8

A Pandemic Positive:
Runway Paving in 
a Pandemic

12:15pm - 1pm

Speaker:
Andre Szumylo, PE &
David Folmar, PE

Moderator:
Linell Homentosky

Tuesday, March 9

Construction Safety & Phasing
Plan Guidance

11:30am - 12:15pm 

Speaker:
Frank Loprano, FAA

Moderator:
Danielle Antonucci, FAA

Tuesday, March 9

Airport Construction Council

12:15pm - 1:00pm

Speaker:
David Siewert, Raymond
German, FAA

Moderator:
Danielle Antonucci, FAA

Wednesday, March 10

FAA Team to Discuss
Airspace Issues

11:30am-1:00pm 

Speaker:
Diogenes Ramos, Matt Felton
Teronda Jackson & 
Mark Smith

Moderator:
Diogenes Ramos

Thursday, March 11 

Best Practices for Detoxing Public
Engagement for Aviation Projects

11:30am - 12:15pm

Speaker:
Jennifer Zorn

Moderator:
Jeff Wood

Thursday, March 11 

Aircraft Noise Levels During
COVID Pandemic

12:15pm - 1:00pm

Speaker:
Kate Larson

Moderator:
Rhea Hanrahan

Friday, March 12

Development of Job Mix Formula

11:30am - 1pm

Speaker:
Cindy LaFleur

Moderator:
Guillermo Felix, FAA

 

Week Three

Monday, March 15

Best Practices of Construction
Contractor Engagement

12:15pm - 1pm

Speaker:
Adrienne Sraver

Moderator:
TBA

Monday, March 15

Development and Performance 

History of the New FAA P-404 Specification

11:30am - 12:15pm

Speaker:
Ron Corun

Moderator:
TBD  

Tuesday, March 16

ACK PFAS Case Study

11:30am - 12:15pm 

Speaker:
Thomas Rafter, Noah
Karbeg, Georgie Nugent

Moderator:
Richard Lasdin

Tuesday, March 16

PFAS Laws

12:15pm - 1:00pm

 

Speaker:
Dan Markind & Martin
Judge

Moderator:
TBA

Wednesday, March 17 

How Will Autonomous
Vehicles Impact Your Airport?

11:30am-12:15pm

Speaker:
Larry Bauman, P.E., CM

Moderator:
TBA

Thursday, March 18

University Owned Airports

11:30am - 12:15pm

Speaker:
Christopher Reis, PE, 
Ed Foster, A.A.E. 

Moderator:
Christopher Reis, PE

Thursday, March 18

Environmental Permitting-
Provincetown Airport, 
Massachusetts

12:15pm - 1:00pm

Speaker:
Kyle Purdy, CPESC

Moderator:
Kyle Purdy, CPESC

Friday, March 19

A Resident Project
Representative's Perspective

11:30am - 1:00pm

Speaker:
Christopher Gardner, P.E.

Moderator:
Guillermo Felix, FAA

 

Week Four 

Monday, March 22

Sustainability Approach Used
in Subgrade Stabilization for
Runway 6-24 pavement at
Northeast Philadelphia Airport

11:30am - 12:15pm

Speaker:
Sanjay Chaudhury

Moderator:
TBD

Monday, March 22

Electrical Vaults:  How Much
Space Do We Need

12:15pm - 1pm

Speaker:
David Williams, PE, RCDD,
LEED, AP, ACE

Moderator:
Manik Arora

Tuesday, March 23

PIT EDS Recapitalization

11:30am - 12:15pm

Speaker:
Timothy Ward, Garry Miller,
Dave Briskey

Moderator:
TBA

Tuesday, March 23

Managing AFFF and AFFF Releases

12:15pm - 1:00pm  

Speaker:
Elizabeth Denly & 
Michael Eberle

Moderator:
Charles Guder

Wednesday, March 24

Crowd Management Post
COVID

11:30am - 12:15pm

Speaker:
Steve Moody

Moderator:
TBA

Wednesday, March 24

COVID-19 Compliance
Issues, (OSHA, PPE & More)

12:15pm-1:00pm 

Speaker:
Lisa Kay, Chris Hildreth

Moderator:
Susan Cook, Rey Rocca

Thursday, March 25

Session 163

11:30am - 1:00pm

Speaker:
Michael Lawrence, FAA

Moderator:
Patricia Henn, FAA

Friday, March 26

Random Sampling &
Statistical Analysis

11:30am - 1:00pm

Speaker:
Guillermo Felix, FAA

Moderator:
Guillermo Felix, FAA

 

Week Five

Monday, March 29

Airport Pavement Advisory
Circulars Updates

11:30am - 1:00pm

Speaker:
Harold Honey

Moderator:
Guillermo Felix, FAA

Tuesday, March 30

Building & Maintaining Confidence
in Your COVID Safety Plan: 
A Look at MHT

11:30am - 12:15pm

Speaker:
Carl Braley, A.A.E
Mike Klingshirn

Moderator:
Matt Powell

Tuesday, March 30

PHL - East Airfield
Rehabilitation: Project

12:15pm - 1:00pm

Speaker:
Darren D'Achille, PMP, CM

Moderator:
TBA

Wednesday, March 31

Session Title:  TBA

11:30am - 1:00pm 

Speaker:
Jennifer Solomon

Moderator:
Steven Jones

Thursday, April 1 

Airport Compliance Update

11:30am-1:00pm 

Speaker:
David Cohen

Moderator:
Mahendra Raghubeer

Friday, April 2 

Contractor Quality Control

11:30am - 12:15pm

Speaker:
John Savastio

Moderator:
Guillermo Felix, FAA

Friday, April 2 

RPR Quality Assurance
12:15pm - 1:00pm

Speaker:
Dhruba Biswas

Moderator:
Guillermo Felix, FAA

Friday, April 2 

NEC/AAAE Airports Virtual
Conference Closing Reception

 

 1:15pm - 2:45pm
NEC/AAAE Executive 
Committee