MARCH 28-30 | SAVANNAH, GA

SCHEDULE

Conference Agenda | March 28–30

Saturday, March 27th

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Site Selection Committee Meeting
Marriot Savannah Riverfront: General McIntosh

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Board of Directors Dinner (Private Function)
Riverstreet Savannah (TBD)

Sunday, March 28th

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Registration Open
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom Pre-Function

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM

Corporate Liaison Committee Meeting
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom ABCDE

9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Board of Directors Meeting
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: General McIntosh

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

AAAE Exams
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Boardroom AB

11:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Golf Outing (TBD) – Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Shuttles depart Marriott at 11:30AM

11:30 AM – 4:30 PM
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Move-In and Set Up
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Atrium Level 1

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Welcome Reception – Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: TBD

7:30 PM

Dinner on your own

Monday, March 29th

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration Open
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom Pre-Function

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Atrium Level 1

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Breakfast with Exhibitors – Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Marriott Savannah Riverfront

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

2021 SEC-AAAE Welcome & Opening Remarks
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: ABCDE

Presentation of Colors & National Anthem

Speaker(s): Terry Blue, A.A.E., SEC-AAAE President, Memphis International Airport; Gregory B. Kelly, A.A.E., Executive Director, Savannah Airport Commission; TBD, Chairman/Vice Chairman, Savannah Airport Commission

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

General Session 1: Keynote Address
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom ABCDE

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Break with Exhibitors – Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Atrium Level 1

11:00 AM – NOON

General Session 2: Airport Terminal Modernizations
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom ABCDE

This session will cover airport modernization projects in progress at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

Moderator: David King, AIA, NCARB, Regional Vice President, Gresham Smith
Speaker(s): TBD

NOON – 1:30 PM

Lunch/SEC-AAAE Membership Meeting
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom ABCDE

Lightning Talks with Vendors – Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Engage with vendors as they provide a brief presentation on their products and services which may be useful to your airport – with a happy hour twist. Limited slots available, you don’t want to miss out!

Moderator: TBD
Speaker(s): Archetype Companies: We provide a comprehensive suite of services that support real estate owners and professionals during the various stages of an asset’s life cycle. Our team is comprised of engineers, architects, construction managers, financial analysts, and accountants who are ready to assist you.

Materna Information and Communications: An internationally successful IT consulting company in the premium segment. We realize solutions for digitizing customer experience, work environment and corresponding processes, and deliver technologies for an agile, flexible and secure IT.

Slot 3 TBD
Slot 4 TBD

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Spouse/Guest Event
Shuttle Departs Marriott Lobby at 12:30 PM
Event: TBD

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

General Session 3: How has COVID-19 Impacted Your Airport?
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom ABCDE

This roundtable discussion will allow attendees to learn strategies and discuss their Airport’s experiences during the height of the COVID-19 economic shutdown. This session will provide a moderated, open dialogue to ensure a variety of topics are covered.

Moderator: Scott Van Moppes, A.A.E, Director of Airports, Myrtle Beach International Airport

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM

Break with Exhibitors – Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Atrium Level 1

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

General Session 4: Air Service Outlook – Emerging Trends Post COVID-19
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom ABCDE

This session will cover the emerging trends and leading indicators of Air Service one year after the Covid-19 economic shutdown. Hear the forecasted recovery for different markets and what you can do to ensure you are maintaining existing service. Also, learn a few tips to ensure you are staying relevant in the competitive air service recruitment environment.

Moderator: Lori Lynah, Director of Marketing/Air Service Development, Savannah Airport Commission
Speaker: Brad DiFiore, Managing Director, Ailevon Pacific Aviation Consulting

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

General Session 5: The Boom of Air Cargo – Demand That’s Here to Stay
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom ABCDE

This session will provide answers to those burning questions attendees have about one of transportation’s hottest trends. Hear developments from airports who’ve increased their cargo footprint and firsthand from consultants on partnerships and redeveloping or expanding air cargo/freight facilities at airports.

Moderator: TBD
Speaker(s): TBD

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

President’s Reception – Entertainment Provided
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom ABCDE

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

President’s Dinner
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom ABCDE

9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Afterhours Networking & Entertainment – Sponsorship Opportunities Available
TBD

Tuesday, March 30th

7:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Registration Open
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom Pre-function

7:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Atrium Level 1

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Breakfast with Exhibitors – Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Atrium Level 1

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

General Session 6: The Bench – Strategic Succession Planning
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom ABCDE

Is your final approach to transitioning your organization on track? For many CEO’s, COVID-19 has moved the issue to center stage. For those nearing retirement or restructuring and developing their staff, effective succession planning can ensure long-term success for your organization. Engage in this interactive and thought-provoking discussion, which will provide the necessary tools for your organization to stay on course.

Moderator: TBD
Speaker(s): Beth Herndon, Founder & Principal Consultant, Pathway 360 Consulting, LLC

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Break with Exhibitors – Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Atrium Level 1

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

General Session 7: Investment Strategies in Uncertain Times
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom ABCDE

This session will provide an overview of the economic trends, activities and world economies following the impacts of COVID-19. Hear from industry experts as they provide forecasts and useful tips to help ensure your airport is carefully reviewing investment strategies and remodeling cashflow scenarios for capital improvement projects in uncertain times.

Moderator: Nancy Clawson, Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Speaker(s): TBD

11:45 AM – 1:15 pm

Lunch & Awards Presentation
Marriott Savannah Riverfront: Ballroom ABCDE

2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Move-Out & Breakdown
Marriott Savannah Riverfront –Atrium Level 1

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Host Event Reception – Sponsorship Opportunities Available
The Kehoe Ironworks at Trustee’s Garden

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Host Event & Live Music
The Kehoe Ironworks at Trustee’s Garden

Conference Adjourns
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