Session #1 – FAA Update and Q&A

Melissa Cooper, A.A.E., Manager, Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (Moderator)
Dominika Drozdzal, Great Lakes Region
Debra Sanning, Acting Central Region Deputy Administrator
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Spotlight #1 – FAA Aviation Workforce and Education

Melissa Cooper, A.A.E., Manager, Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (Moderator)
Chris Sharp, Aviation Workforce and Education Division Manager
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Spotlight #2 – Virtual Tower Pilot Program

Ty Sander, P.E., C.M., Vice President & Aviation Group Manager, Crawford, Murphy & Tilly (Moderator)
Jason Licon, Airport Director, Northern Colorado Regional Airport
David Ulane, A.A.E., Director of Aviation, State of Colorado
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Spotlight #3 – GLC AAAE Airports Conference & Environmental Workshop

Katie England, Capital Planner, Butler, Fairman, & Seufert, Inc. (Moderator)
Katie Scherer, A.A.E., Operations Manager, Fort Wayne International Airport
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Session #2 – Bridging the Generational Gap

Adam Freeman, C.M., Airport Operations Manager, Rosecrans Memorial Airport (Moderator)
Mindy Price, Chief Pace Setter, Direct Effect Solutions (Moderator)
Megan Murray, ACE, Assistant Airport, Manager, Sawyer International Airport
Bob Selig, A.A.E., Retired Airport Director, Capital Regional Airport and Airport Authority Board of Directors
Craig Williams, A.A.E., Airport Director, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport
Brady Wilson, Student, Western Michigan University
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Spotlight #4 – Stakeholder Engagement – Virtual vs. In-Person Meetings: Pros and Cons

Katie England, Capital Planner, Butler, Fairman, & Seufert, Inc. (Moderator)
Regan Schnug, AICP, Kimley-Horn
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Session #3 – Adapting to Changes during Uncertain Times

Paul Strege, P.E., C.M., Vice President, Aviation, Mead & Hunt (Moderator)
Richard King, A.A.E, Sioux Falls Regional Airport
Marty Lenss, A.A.E, Executive Director, The Eastern Iowa Airport
David Schaumburg, A.A.E, Deputy Director, Springfield-Branson Airport
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Session #4 – Supporting Employee Well-Being: Workforce Program Best Practices and Integrating Work-from-Home and Return-to-Work

Linda Frankl, A.A.E., Director, Senior Practice Leader, ADK Consulting & Executive Leadership Search (Moderator)
Allison Alexander, PH.D., Director, Human Capital, ICF
Kathryn Solook, Senior Manager, Human Capital, ICF
Paul Strege, P.E., C.M., Business Unit Leader, Aviation Services, Mead & Hunt
Casey Denny, A.A.E., Chief Operations Officer, Columbus Regional Airport Authority
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Spotlight #5 – Asset Management Technology and Management Solutions

Linda Frankl, A.A.E., Director, Senior Practice Leader, ADK Consulting & Executive Leadership Search (Moderator)
Jill Geboy, Project Manager/Strategic Consulting, Woolpert
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Spotlight #6 – LNK Terminal Modernization Project

Joe Marana, A.A.E., Director of Operations & Facilities, Fort Wayne International Airport (Moderator)
David Haring, A.A.E., Executive Director, Lincoln Airport Authority
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Session #5 – Watch Where You Step: Political Tips, Tricks, and Trips

Scott Latner, A.A.E., Director of Public Safety and Operations, Blue Grass Airport (Moderator)
Patrick Dame, C.M., Executive Director, Rapid City Regional Airport
Eric J. Frankl, A.A.E., Executive Director, Blue Grass Airport
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Spotlight #7 NDOT UAS Program

David Haring, A.A.E., Executive Director, Lincoln Airport Authority (Coordinator)
Ann Richart, A.A.E., Nebraska DOT
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Session #6 Marketing & Branding – Importance of Messaging When Responding to/Recovering From a Pandemic

Rachel Barth, Director of Communications and Customer Engagement, Lincoln Airport Authority (Moderator)
Stephen Clark, C.M., Deputy of Commercial Development, Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority
Jay Wilkinson, CEO, Firespring
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Session #7 – Aviation Issues Roundtable

Cortney Harris, C.M., Project Manager – Design and Construction, Chicago O’Hare International Airport (Moderator)
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