F. Russell Hoyt National Airport Conference
Sunday, September 28 8:30 A.M. – Tuesday, September 30 5:00 P.M.
This year’s NAC offers speakers and panel topics that address the need of airport officials for strategies that work in today’s aviation marketplace. Keynote speakers are Brad Tilden, CEO of Alaska Airlines, who will discuss air service development trends, and Eric Sprunk, Nike’s COO, who will highlight ways to develop leaders within your organization. In addition, John Kinney, C.M., director of emergency management, Los Angeles World Airports, will give a presentation on last year’s active shooter incident at Los Angeles Angeles International.
The NAC also will feature the popular small group discussion format, which allows participants to discuss and debate numerous technical and management topics in an informal setting. This interactive format is one of the NAC’s most popular and productive features. The NAC will begin with a welcome reception on Sunday evening, September 28, and conclude on Tuesday, September 30, with a cash drawing! You must be present to win, so plan to stay! An optional tour of Portland International Airport will be offered on Wednesday morning, October 1. Space on the airport tour is limited, so don’t wait to sign up. And, while you are in Portland, be sure to take advantage of additional educational opportunities by attending the AAAE Accreditation Final Interview Workshop and AAAE Essentials of Airport Business Management Workshop.
Plan to join your colleagues in Portland for this year’s NAC to hear the latest information on issues that directly impact your airport and to network with your peers.