You can now register for the “Role of the Attorney as Part of the Airport Management Team” course which will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020 as part of the SWAAAE Winter Conference in Monterey, CA.
Here is the agenda:
8 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Session 1: “PFAS and P-Furious”
Speakers - Lori Ballance, Gatzke Dillon & Ballance LLP; Chris Waller, Alta Environmental, and Sarah Johnson, California Airports Council
Session 2: “FAA Airports and Environmental Law Update”
Speaker - Jim Lofton, FAA, Assistant Chief Counsel, Airports and Environmental Law
Session 3: “A Conversation with the FAA, Western Pacific Region - Airports”
Speaker - Mark McClardy, Director, Office of Airports, FAA, Western Pacific Region
12 Noon Lunch
Session 4: “Quiet Please -What Airports and Their Attorneys Need to Know about Aircraft Noise”
Speakers - Dave Fitz, Principal, Coffman Associates; Bernadette Curry, Solano County Counsel
Session 5: “Emerging Technologies for Air Taxis, eVTOL and the Legal Ramifications”
Speakers - Paula Jessup, Tracy Airport Manager; Danielle Rinsler, Uber, Lead of Aviation Policy
4:15 p.m. Wrap-Up
Be sure to register via the SWAAAE Winter Conference registration form and make your hotel reservations soon at the Monterey Plaza Hotel for the workshop on January 25, 2020; limited hotel rooms are available Friday and Saturday night. If you have any questions regarding room reservations please contact SWAAAE Executive Director Cathy Herring.
Some airport managers have asked if this course is just for attorneys, and the answer is “no”. It was designed for airport managers to bring their attorneys so that “airport” attorneys, especially for smaller jurisdictions who wear many hats and are not able to focus solely on airport issues, have the opportunity to network and learn how other airports handle their legal issues.
If you have any questions regarding the workshop please contact Chris Eberhard with CommuniQuest at 805-501-8416.