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

Eastern Region Discrepancy Report
Danielle Cirimello, FAA

 

Management
Cocoa Suites 2&3

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

Linell Homentosky, Michael Baker International

 

Finance, Environmental
& Planning
Magnolia D

Topic & Speakers TBD
  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 
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

Operational Security Safety and Lighting
Arthur Birch, ECSI International

  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)
Representative from FAA Airport Engineering Division
  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
Cindy LaFleur, Tilcon, NY Inc.
12:00pm – 1:30pm Keynote Lunch
Red Room
 
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
William Reinhardt, FAA
Ripley Rasmus, HOK
Charles Morley, Gensler

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
Accident Investigation/Family Assistance Program
Speaker(s) TBD
  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
Reauthorization, Policy, and Legal update 
Andrew Brooks
John Doyle
FAA
  Hot Mix Asphalt Workshop
Cocoa Suite 4&5
Random Sampling and Quality Assurance 
Dhruba (DJ) Biswas, PE, CCM, PMP, LEED AP
EBA Engineering
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
ARFF
Marc Tonnacliff, 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!
Michael Schoen, FAA
  Hot Mix Asphalt Workshop
Cocoa Suite 4&5
Statistical Analysis and Calculation of PWL
Guillermo Felix, FAA
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
8:30am: New Program at Work in Flight Procedures Office
Gerard G. Lebar Jr., FAA

9:15am: Recent Development of FAA Airspaces Evaluation Process
Diogenes Ramos FAA
  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.
  Hot Mix Asphalt Workshop
Cocoa Suite 4&5
Contractor QC
John Savastio, Highway Materials, Inc.
12:00pm – 1:00pm Boxed Lunch  
1:00pm Conference Concludes  Thank you & safe travels!