We are thrilled to provide informative and inspirational workshops, featuring presentations from leading industry and subject matter experts. This rich programming is designed to help you hone your leadership skills, get coveted insights, learn about new industry trends and challenges, gather best practices and provide you with actionable resources and tools to help improve your business.

Track 1 – Concessions: Planning for Growth & Profitability

Organized by: Tonja Pastorelle, Pastorelle Marketing Group and Iris Messina, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Join our exciting group of seasoned professionals as they share their experiences in the airport food, beverage, retail and service sectors. This year’s topics are designed to engage conversations, provoke the imagination and promote interaction between speakers and attendees. Don’t miss the roundtables where we will take a deep dive into the subject of joint ventures from every angle.

Track 2 – Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC): Building Opportunities

Organized by: Linda Graves, Gilbane Construction and Tamika Dickerson, Jacobs

The Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) track will focus on construction-related services. Featured topics are designed to promote awareness and dialogue of key issues pertinent to owners, primes and DBEs involved in build out of aviation infrastructure and programs.

Track 3: Innovation & Technology: The Future of Airports

Organized by: Steven Jones, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Tamika Dickerson, Jacobs

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Track 3 – Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Organized by: Gene Roth, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Civil Rights

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) track will focus on the implementation of the DBE/ACDBE, ADA/504 and Title VI programs. The workshop topics are designed to introduce these programs, their requirements and the latest guidance to help participants better implement the programs and answer questions.