Fall Conference Agenda

 

ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA AIRPORTS
11TH ANNUAL FALL CONFERENCE


INN BY THE LAKE
South Lake Tahoe, California
September 20-23, 2006

 

THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING!

 

SPONSORS:
Air BP  |  Bernard Dunkelberg  |  Carter & Burgess  |  Z & H Engineering  |  Mead & Hunt
Aries Consultants

CONFERENCE AGENDA


Wednesday & Thursday - September 20-21
 
12 noon - 5:00 pm Registration; Sign ups for Friday's "One-on-One" sessions with FAA
Individual sessions will be longer this year to give you more time with your FAA rep
     start preparing now so that you can make the best use of your time
   

Wednesday, Sept. 20
 
1:00 pm - 1: 30 pm Welcome & Introductions . . . Tom Weil, ACA President
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Nevada Perspective . . . Bill Thompson, Statewide Aviation Planning Manager, Nevada DOT
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Session 1 - Emergency Notification and Procedures
     Moderator - John Pfeifer, AOPA
     Panel:
         Mario Cifuentez, Airport Superintendent, Visalia Municipal Airport
         Andy Swanson, Airport Manager, Nut Tree Airport
         Mark D'Ambrogi, Fire Chief, City of Auburn
         Will Cope, Airport Manager, Hanford Municipal Airport
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break - Sponsored by Air BP
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm Session 2 - Federal Aviation Administration Update
Mark McClardy, Manager, Airports Division, Western-Pacific Region
Andy Richards, Manager, San Francisco Airports District Office
   

Thursday, Sept. 21
   
8:30 am - 9:00 am Welcome & Introductions . . . Tom Weil, ACA President
9:00 am - 10:00 am Keynote Speaker - Steve Grossman
President, Airports Council International-North America
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break - Sponsored by Barnard Dunkelberg
10:15 am - 12 noon General Membership Meeting
Ground Rules for "One-on-One" Sessions with FAA
CPA/ACA PAC; Division match; more discussion
12 noon - 1:30 pm Lunch - One Your Own
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Session 3 - How Prepare Your Categorical Exclusion Information and
Prepare Brief Environmental Assessments
by Pete Ciesla, Environmental Protection Specialist, FAA LA District Office
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Session 4:
   1.  GCR Data and Your Airport; ACIP on the web
            by Lee Provost, Senior Transportation Engineer, California Division of Aeronautics
   2.  GCR Data and Your Airport
            by Colette Armao, California Division of Aeronautics
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Break - Sponsored by Carter & Burgess
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm Session 5:
   1.  State Division of Aeronautics Update
            by Gary Cathy, California Division of Aeronautics
   2.  Matching Grants, Percentages, How They Apply to Your Airport
            by Gwyn Reese, California Division of Aeronautics
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Reception in the Conference Center
   

Friday, Sept. 22
   
9:00 am - 4:00 pm One-on-One Sessions with the FAA
8:30 am - 8:45 am Welcome & Introductions . . . Tom Weil, ACA President
8:45 am - 9:45 am Session 6:
   1.  Geographic Information Systems Applications
   2.  APMS Pavement Use/GIS
   3.  Brief Review of University of Alaska Pavement Guidelines Project
            by Lee Provost, Sr. Trans. Engineer, California Division of Aeronautics
9:45 am - 10:15  am Break - Sponsored by Z & H Engineereing
10:15 am - 12 noon Session 7 - The Importance of Airport Support Organizations (Pros & Cons)
     Moderator - John Pfeifer, California Regional Representative, AOPA
     Panel:
          Ed Rosiak, President, California Pilots Association
          Ben Meyers, President, Oceanside Airport Association
          Carol Ford, San Carlos Airport Pilots Association
12 noon - 1:30 pm Lunch - On Your Own
1:30  pm - 2:45 pm Session 8 - Management Tools:  How to Run Your Airport Like a Business
     Moderator - Mark Bautista, Deputy Director, Monterey Peninsula Airport District
     Panel:
          Bill Ingraham, Director, San Bernardino County Airports
          Keith Freitas, Director of Airports, Contra Costa County
          Gary Rice, General Manager, Santa Maria Public Airport
2:45 am - 3:00 pm Break - Sponsored by Mead & Hunt
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Session 9 - Are There Realistic Expectations About Building Hangars in California?
     Moderator - Mike Shutt, Vice President, Mead & Hunt
     Panel:  Ken Keatts, Regional Sales Manager, Erect-a-Tube, Inc.
                Carl Honaker, Director of Airports, Santa Clara County
                Dave Hoover, President, HYT Corporation (Fire Protection & Code Specialists)
   

Saturday, Sept. 23
   
8:30 am - 11:00 am Conference Wrap Up Breakfast Meeting
       Jointly sponsored by Aries Consultants & Air BP

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