2022 Annual Conference Agenda
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Sunday, August 7, 2022

 

Registration - Grand Ballroom Foyer
9:00am - 5:00pm

 

Time Session 

Speaker Location
12:00pm - 5:00pm

Exhibitor Set Up
*Needs to be completed
ahead of 
Ice Breaker
Reception at 5pm*

_ Columbus Ballroom 
11:00am - 2:00pm

Volunteer Event
Sponsored by NEC/AAAE

*Attendance limited to career speakers
By invitation only*

  PHL ARFF Station
Time TBD

Golf

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Bensalem Township Country Club 

5:00pm - 6:30pm 

Ice Breaker Reception 

 - Columbus Ballroom 

 


 

Monday, August 8, 2022

 

Registration - Grand Ballroom Foyer
7:00am - 5:00pm

 

Time Session 

Speaker Location
7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast

- Grand Ballroom BCD 
7:00am - 5:00pm

Exhibit Booths

- Columbus Ballroom
8:00am - 9:00am 

Opening Ceremony & DE&I Awards 

Honor Guard Ceremony

Melinda Montgomery, A.A.E.
Airport Manager, Trenton-Mercer Airport
NEC/AAAE President

Keith Brune, A.A.E.
Interim Chief Executive Officer
City of Philadelphia

Anne Nadol
Commerce Director
City of Philadelphia

 

Grand Ballroom BCD 
 9:00am - 10:00am

General Session I
Washington Update &
Industry Update

AAAE Grand Ballroom BCD 
10:00am - 10:30am

Break with Exhibitors

- Columbus Ballroom 
 10:30am - 11:30am

General Session II
Airport Electrification:  Are You Already
Behind the Power Curve?

A discussion on the overall impacts that air and ground-based vehicle electrification will have on your airport's electrical infrastructure. Airport electrification will tax the airport's electrical infrastructure far beyond any previous industry change and airports who have not prepared for the future will either be forced to rush to accommodate users or will miss opportunities entirely.

Speaker
TBA
Moderator

Brian Smith, P.E.
Regional Director of Aviation, 
McFarland Johnson
 Grand Ballroom BCD
11:30am - 12:00pm

Break with Exhibitors

- Columbus Ballroom 
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Keynote Luncheon 

Keynote Speaker 
LTC (ret.) Michael A. Hales, Director of Aviation Programs at Delaware State University 
Moderator
TBA

Grand Ballroom BCD 
1:30pm - 2:00pm

Break with Exhibitors

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Columbus Ballroom
2:00pm - 2:45pm

General Session IIIA & General Session IIIB

   
 

General Session IIIA
AAAE Accreditation Discussion
(Accredited Members Only)

Moderator
Zach Sundquist,
A.A.E., Assistant Airport Director, Portland International Jetport

USS NJ
 

General Session IIIB
A.A.E.:  The Road to Accreditation

Moderator
Marshall Stevens, A.A.E.
Deputy Executive Director
Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority
Grand Ballroom BCD
2:45pm - 3:00pm

Break with Exhibitors

- Columbus Ballroom 
3:00pm - 4:00pm

General Session IV
Incorporating Sustainability & Resiliency into Cargo Development 

Speaker
TBA
Moderator

Navin Nitish, NY Market Sector Lead, AECOM
Grand Ballroom BCD 
4:00pm - 4:30pm

Break Exhibitors

- Columbus Ballroom 
5:30pm

Meet in Hotel Lobby for Bussing
 to Franklin Institute

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6:00pm - 10:00pm

Reception
Franklin Institute

 - Franklin Institute

 


 

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

  

Registration - Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:00am - 12:00pm

 

Time Session 

Speaker Location
8:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast with Exhibitors

- Columbus Ballroom 
9:00am

Exhibitor Breakdown

-  Columbus Ballroom
9:00am - 10:00am

General Session V
The YoPro Generational Roundtable:

Our generationally diverse aviation workforce has a broad set of skills and experience. This open conversation will bring out the best – and maybe the worst - that each generation brings to the team.

Speaker
TBA
Moderator
TBA
Grand Ballroom BCD 
10:00am - 10:15am

Break

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 10:15am - 11:15am

General Session VI
DE&I Toolkit:  Creating a people-first Airport design project

How a project develops a sustainable diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy by focusing on real people’s experiences to uncover and address systemic inequities.  

 

Speakers
TBA
Moderator
Api Appulingam, P.E., C.M., Deputy Director of Aviation, Capital Development, City of Philadelphia, NEC/AAAE DE&I Committee Chair

 Grand Ballroom BCD
11:15am - 12:30pm

Chapter Membership Meeting

- Grand Ballroom BCD 
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Lunch
NEC Annual Commercial Competition & Presidential Awards!

- Grand Ballroom BCD 
2:00pm - 2:50pm

General Session VII
The Southern Airways Story:  A Decade of Growth & Success

How the pandemic has altered work, travel and flight preferences and patterns. Changing demographics of today's airline passengers. Airline consolidation, legacy carriers, low cost and ultra-low-cost carrier preferences. Pilot, mechanic, and airport operations staffing trends.

Speakers
TBA
Moderator
TBA
Grand Ballroom BCD
3:00pm 

Meet in Hotel Lobby to
depart for Airport Tours 
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Terminal tour at PHL

Philadelphia International Airport has an award winning Airport Art program that includes 10 permanent and 23 rotating art exhibits.  Many of the artists are local to Philadelphia!  You will also experience our award winning concession program that includes over 150 shops which includes both food & beverage, newsstands, high shops and others.  You will also see our blended terminal with concessions integrated into airline hold rooms.  Bring your walking shoes!  

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Leonardo tour at PNE

Leonardo designs, produces and repairs a range of world-class helicopters setting the benchmark in technology, safety and mission success.  The Leonardo tour includes walking the Part 21 Production facility seeing where models such as the AW119 and AW139 are made from start to completion, as well as pre-production of the AW609; the world’s first civilian tiltrotor.  Also included in the tour will be a chance to see Leonardo's Training Academy offering mission-specific flight and maintenance training in a state-of-the-art facility featuring all new flight simulators, maintenance trainers, classrooms and lounges.

- PHL / PNE
3:15pm

Busses depart for Airport Tours
PHL & PNE

- PHL / PNE
4:00pm

Conference Concludes

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