NECAAAE

Northeast Chapter / American Association Of Airport Executives

56th Annual Conference

 Conference Agenda
Conference Agenda

Please note - Conference Attire is Business Casual
* Additional information on attire is available on the Activities Program.

FRIDAY - AUGUST 8, 2014
   Hale Northeastern will set up exhibition space at Adam's Mark Hotel Conference attendees start arriving
 
SATURDAY - AUGUST 9, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm  Exhibit Booth Set Up (Vendors) - (Grand Ballroom A,B,C)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Conference Registration - (Mezzanine Level)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm  NEC Executive Committee Meeting - (Olmsted Room)
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm  NEC/AAAE Conference Committee Meeting - (Olmsted Room)
5:30pm - 7:30 pm  Welcome Icebreaker Reception
Adam's Mark Hotel - (Grand Hall)
- Cocktails/hors d'oeuvres
- Musical Entertainment
- Dinner on your own
 
(Attire: Casual)
 
SUNDAY - AUGUST 10, 2014
8:00 am - 4:00 pm  Conference Registration - (Mezzanine Level)
8:00 am - 9:30 am  Continental Breakfast & Exhibit Booth Set Up (Vendors) - (Grand Ballroom A,B,C)
- Co-Sponsored By: Atkins Global / Delta Airport Consultants
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  Meeting with the Exhibitors - (Grand Ballroom A,B,C)
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  International Aviation Snow Symposium Committee Meeting - (Richardson Room)
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open - (Grand Ballroom A,B,C)
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  NEC/AAAE Chapter Business Meeting - (Olmsted Room)
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Welcome/Brunch With Exhibitors - (Grand Hall)
- Co-Sponsored By: CHA Consulting, Inc.
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Opening Ceremony - (Grand Ballroom D,E)
Scott McMahon, A.A.E.
President
Northeast Chapter - American Association of Airport Executives
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  General Session I - "Washington Update" (Grand Ballroom D,E)
- Description: This session will encompass an FAA update on issues such as; re-authorization, policy and procedures as well as major programs such as NextGen.
- Moderator: William Vanecek, Director of Aviation -- Buffalo Niagara International Airport & Niagara Falls International Airport.
- Speaker: Todd Hauptli, President & CEO -- American Association of Airport Executives
- Speaker: Randall Berg, A.A.,E., Chairman, Executive Committee -- American Association of Airport Executives
- Sponsored By: Louis Berger Group
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Refreshments with Exhibitors - (Grand Ballroom A,B,C)
- Co-Sponsored By: RS&H
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  General Session II - "New Technologies and Innovations within the Aviation Industry" (Grand Ballroom D,E)
- Moderator: Chad Nixon, McFarland Johnson
- Speaker: Rick Lucas - Automated Planning Model for Niagara Falls International Airport
- Speaker: Mark Sapp - Airport IT solutions Large and Small
- Sponsored By: Louis Berger Group
6:00 p.m.  Transportation departs Adam's Mark or Guests can walk (about 1/4 mile to Templeton Landing)
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  "Opening Reception" - Templeton Landing Restaurant
Cocktails - Buffalo Style Food Stations - Entertainment
- Co-Sponsored By: Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services / Buffalo Niagara International Airport  
Transportation returning to Adam's Mark will be available beginning at 9:00 p.m. or Guests can walk
 
(Attire: Casual)
 
MONDAY - AUGUST 11, 2014
7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Conference Registration - (Mezzanine Level)
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Buffet Breakfast With Exhibitors - (Grand Ballroom A,B,C)
- Co-Sponsored By: Yardi / RS&H
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Exhibit Hall Open - (Grand Ballroom A,B,C)
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  General Session III - "Update on SMS Rule Making/Panel of Airport Pilot Program Participants/Implementation Strategies" (Grand Ballroom D,E)
- Moderator: Paul R. McDonough, VP Engineering, Rhode Island Airport Corp.
- Speaker: Dave Fleet, Technical Director Airport Operations/Futron Aviation
- Speaker: Ken Jacobs, Tetratech
- Sponsored By: Louis Berger Group
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Refreshments with Exhibitors - (Grand Ballroom A,B,C)
- Co-Sponsored By: Oshkosh Corporation
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  General Session IV - "Efficiencies in Running Airport Operations" (Grand Ballroom D,E)
- Moderator: Bill Calhoon C.M., Duty Manager Pittsburgh International Airport
- Speaker: Darrin Luedke Vice President, Systems Atlanta
- Speaker: Frank Loprano, Airport Certification Safety Inspector, Eastern Region, FAA
- Sponsored By: Louis Berger Group
11:45 a.m.  Transportation Departs from Adam's Mark for Golf & Niagara Falls, NY
12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Golf Tournament
Lunch Provided
- Sponsored By: Hudson Group
11:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Niagara Falls Tour or Casino Niagara
Lunch on your own
Casual wear/COMFORTABLE SHOES strongly recommended
Evening  Dinner on your own
 
TUESDAY - AUGUST 12, 2014
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Registration Open - (Mezzanine Level)
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Breakfast With Exhibitors - (Grand Ballroom A,B,C)
- Co-Sponsored By: The C&S Companies
7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Exhibit Hall Open - (Grand Ballroom A,B,C)
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  General Session V - "Talent Management" (Grand Ballroom D,E)
- Description: An expert panel discusses recruiting, selecting, training, promoting and moving employees through both private and public sector organizations.
- Moderator: Grice Whiteley, Principal, Grice Group, LLC
- Speaker: Ron Peckham, C&S Companies
- Speaker: Randall Berg, A.A.E., Salt Lake City International Airport
- Speaker: Kelly Fredericks, P.E., A.A.E., Rhode Island Airport Corp.
- Sponsored By: Louis Berger Group
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Refreshments with Exhibitors - (Grand Ballroom A,B,C)
- Co-Sponsored By: Holye Tanner
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Exhibit Booth Breakdown - (Grand Ballroom A,B,C)
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.  General Session VI - "What to Expect in 2015" (Grand Ballroom D,E)
- Description: Industry experts discuss their perceptions of challenges and opportunities in our industry in the next 12 months.
- Moderator: Maria S. Sheridan A.A.E., Sr. Director, Government Affairs & Business Development, Morristown Municipal Airport
- Speaker: Dean Saucier, NBAA
- Speaker: Sean Collins, AOPA
- Sponsored By: Louis Berger Group
12:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.  "56th Annual Corporate Appreciation Luncheon" - (Grand Hall)
- Co-Sponsored By: URS Corporation  
Ted Black Keynote Speaker:
Ted Black
President
Buffalo Sabres (NHL)

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2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  NEC/AAAE Chapter Business Meeting - (Board Room)
5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.  Transportation from Adam's Mark to Coca Cola Field or Guests can walk
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  56th Annual Conference Closing Homerun Event
- Co-Sponsored By: AECOM Buffalo Bisons Baseball vs. Norfolk Tides
Please arrive at ballpark by 5:45 PM
 
WEDNESDAY - AUGUST 13, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Farewell Buffet Breakfast - (Grand Hall)
- Sponsored By: Baltimore/Washington International Airport
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Executive Committee Meeting - (Olmsted Room)
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  2014 NEC Conference Wrap-Up & NEC 2015 Annual Conference Committee Planning Meeting (Olmsted Room)

--Hospitality Room -- "Suite #846" will be open Saturday, August 9 -- Noon-11 p.m.
Sunday, August 10 through Tuesday, August 12 -- 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.
(room will be locked when group is off premises)

Note: Meeting rooms for individual group meetings (not the General Sessions) may change depending upon the number of attendees.

Please verify in which room your meeting will be held. All meetings/rooms will be listed in the conference program you will receive at registration and signs will be posted outside each room.










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