2017 Airport Consultants Council (ACC) Airports Technical Workshop (ATW)

Airport Consultants Council


Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 8 a.m.
Thursday, June 22, 2017, 2:30 p.m. EDT

Arlington, VA, United States

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The 2017 Airport Consultants Council (ACC) Airports Technical Workshop (ATW) is an annual comprehensive educational program focused on the latest airport technical issues. The 2017 ACC ATW will feature in-depth sessions presented by industry subject matter experts and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other key Federal agency decision makers on new and pending Advisory Circulars, guidelines, regulations and legislation directly impacting airport planning, environmental permitting and engineering.

Attendees will participate in an expansive session on ‘Justifying the Runway,” hearing from the FAA on Draft AC 150/5000-X Critical Aircraft and Regular Use Determination, runway length evaluations for airport development, and justifying existing runways and their maintenance.

A comprehensive session on “Airspace and Noise” provides participants will an update on the FAA noise annoyance research, roadmap, and potential impacts on policy; an update on AEDT development plans; PBN – Metroplex schedule and stakeholder outreach efforts; and stakeholder engagement, including airports, non-traditional stakeholders, creative venues, and social media.

Panelists from FAA will provide attendees with an in-depth program on “Airport Masterplans,” including content focusing on non-aeronautical development, RPZ language, forecasting updates, and airport layout plans.

The 2017 ACC ATW offers a unique opportunity for airport professionals seeking to help shape future industry directives, and gain insight into new FAA programs and policies.


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Barton Gover, CM

Barton (Bart) F. Gover, CM has over 18 years of experience in airport planning and client service for both commercial service and general aviation airports. He stays on top of aviation industry trends and practices, routinely reviewing industry publications and following Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) news feeds and regulations. Mr ... Read More

Mary Ellen Eagan

As President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of HMMH, Mary Ellen is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the company and management to establish long-term goals, strategies, plans, and policies. Ms. Eagan became HMMH’s third President in July 2004 and was appointed CEO and Chairman in ... Read More

John Dermody, P.E.

John R. Dermody, P.E., was selected as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Director of Airport Safety and Standards in December 2016. In this role, he is responsible for leading both airport safety and operations and the airport engineering offices. He has over 20 years of aviation experience in both ... Read More

Winsome Lenfert

Winsome Lenfert was appointed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Deputy Associate Administrator for Airports on February 1, 2017. The mission of the Airports organization is to provide leadership in planning and developing a safe and efficient national airport system. The office has responsibility for all programs related to airport safety ... Read More

Khalil Kodsi, P.E., P.M.P.

Khalil Kodsi, P.E., P.M.P., is the manager of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Engineering Division, AAS-100. Mr. Kodsi has 33 years of professional engineering experience, with the last 27 years supporting the FAA. In 2010, Mr. Kodsi joined the Office of Airport Safety and Standards, Airport ... Read More

Contact Info

Lisa Deyo, education@acconline.org