Schedule-At-A-Glance

All events are at the Marriott Marquis Houston unless otherwise noted.

7:30am – 12:00pm Pre-Conference Training Registration, Texan Foyer
8:00am – 4:00pm Project LIFT, Space Center USA
8:00am – 4:30pm Pre-Conference Training, Salon A
12:00pm – 1:30pm Combined Board Lunch
1:45pm – 3:15pm Trade Board Meeting, Liberty A
3:30pm – 5:00pm Foundation Board Meeting, Liberty A
5:30 p.m. – 7:00pm Board Dinner
7:30pm – 8:30pm Golf Pairing Reception, Chairman’s Suite
7:00am – 7:15am **** Bill Walker Memorial Golf Tournament Transportation ** Depart from Marriott **
7:30am – 12:00pm Pre-Conference Training Registration, Texan Foyer
8:00am – 4:30pm Pre-Conference Training, Salon A
8:30am – 5:30pm Bill Walker Memorial Golf Tournament, Wildcat Golf Course
4:00pm – 9:00pm General Registration, Texan Foyer
12:00pm – 8:00pm Exhibitors Move-In, Texan Foyer
6:30pm – 7:30pm Inaugural Past Chair’s Reception (Invitation Only), Chairman’s Suite
7:00am – 5:00pm General Registration, Texan Foyer
7:30am – 9:00am Industry Leadership Breakfast (Invitation Only), Salon B
7:30am – 9:00am DBELO and Supplier Diversity Leadership Breakfast, Galvaston A
8:00am – 9:00am Exhibitor’s Breakfast, Texan Foyer
8:00am – 5:00pm Exhibit Hall, Texan Foyer
9:30am – 3:30pm Silent Auction, Texan Foyer
9:30am – 10:30am Airport Director’s 20/20 Vision Forum, Salon C
10:30am – 11:30am Hidden Figures: Building the Bench and Developing More Minority Airport Directors, Salon C
12:00pm – 1:45pm Hidden Figures Jazz Brunch (Conference Opening), Salon DE
2:00pm – 3:15pm Concurrent Workshops

Workshop I – FAA: Title VI Requirements for Airports, Salon A

Workshop II – The Magic of Bonding for Contractors, Salon B

Workshop III – The Magic of Writing Winning Concessionaire Proposals, Salon C

Workshop IV – Disappearing Act: Making Letters of Credit Disappear in lieu of Concessionaire Bonds, an Airport Lease Guarantee Alternative, Salon F

3:30pm – 4:45pm Concurrent Workshops

Workshop V – FAA: Common Certification Misunderstandings and Mistakes, Appeals and Q & A, Salon A

Workshop VI – The Magic of Money: Taking Flight with Access to Capital, Salon B

Workshop VII – Social Equity: Economic Development, Partnerships and Planning, Salon C

Workshop VIII – Houston, we have a problem: Protecting Your Business and Managing Cyber Security Risks in the Digital Age, Salon F

5:00pm – 6:00pm New Member’s Reception, Chairman’s Suite
7:00pm – 9:00pm Welcome to Houston All White Party, Pool Pavilion
7:00am – 6:00pm General Registration, Texan Foyer
7:00am – 9:00am Paradies Lagardere Partner Breakfast, Briargrove B
7:30am – 8:45am Exhibitor’s Breakfast, Texan Foyer
7:30am – 9:00am HMS Host Partner Breakfast, Salon A
7:30am – 5:00pm Silent Auction, Texan Foyer
7:45am – 10:30am The Art of Making your Flight Connections – Business Matchmaking that will upgrade you to First-Class, Salon G
8:00am – 5:00pm Silent Auction, Texan Foyer
7:45am – 10:30am The Art of Making your Flight Connections – Business Matchmaking that will upgrade you to First-Class, Salon G
11:00am – 11:30am President’s State of the Industry Address (Business Meeting), Salon DE
11:30am – 12:30pm DBE/ACDBE Program 2.0: What is needed for sustainability for the next 20 Years?, Salon DE
10:30am – 11:30am Hidden Figures: Building the Bench and Developing More Minority Airport Directors
12:30pm – 2:00pm Catalyst Awards and Foundation Scholarship Luncheon, Salon DE
2:15pm – 3:45pm Concurrent Workshops

Workshop I –  Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC) Assistance for DBEs and ACDBEs, Salon A

Workshop II – Public Private Partnerships (P3): The Magic in Innovative Project Delivery Systems, Salon B

Workshop III – Take-offs and Landings – Wealth Destination: Understanding Financial and Tax Strategies for Business Owners, Salon C

Workshop IV – The Disaster Recovery: Expecting the Unexpected: The Magic of Planning Ahead for When Disaster Strikes – What Clients Wish They Knew from the Beginning, Salon F

4:00pm – 5:15pm Workshop V – Joint Venture – Ensuring Commercial and Regulatory Success
5:00pm – 7:00pm Exhibitors Move-Out, Salon A
5:30pm – 7:00pm Media Partners Reception, (Invitation Only), Chairman’s Suite
6:30pm – 7:30pm AMAC Regions Cocktail Reception, Salon DE
8:30am – 10:00am Celebrating Women in Aviation Breakfast,Salon DE
Must purchase ticket or table to attend.
10:30am – 11:30am Airport Concession Joint Venture Stakeholder Session, Salon B
11:45am – 1:00pm Hudson Partner Lunch, Brazoria A

* Ticketed Event-Not Included in Registration