Conference Schedule - 2021

Parking is not included with your Conference Registration. Parking is $20 per night in the hotel parking lot (unlimited in and out for hotel registered guests). If you park at the Barney Allis Plaza Parking garage across the street from the Marriott the rate for that garage is $12 per day. Open surface parking lot behind hotel is $5 per day, There no in and out on the Barney Allis and open parking lot.

August 25, 2021 - Wednesday

Golf Tournament Sponsored by Coffman Associates

Cost per Player - $50.00 includes Lunch

1030    Golf Tournament - The Sunflower Hills Golf Club        

            12220 Riverview Road Bonner Springs, KS 66012 

1030    Lunch

1130    Tee Time

All Conference Activities are in the Muehlebach Tower at the Marriott - Downtown Kansas City

Conference Registration

1200-1900      Conference Registration - Muehlebach Tower, Marriott Downtown

Cocktail Reception

1700 - 1900 Cocktail Reception - Colonial/Imperial Ballroom & Exhibit Area

Reception Sponsored by Bolton & Menk

August 26  - Thursday

0730 - 1800      Conference Registration Open -  Muehlebach Tower


0730 - 0900     Continental Breakfast -  Colonial/Imperial Ballroom & Exhibit Area

                               Breakfast Sponsored by McFarland-Johnson, Inc.

0730 - 1200      Exhibit Area Open - Colonial/Imperial Ballroom

Coffee Break Sponsored by Olsson

0900 - 1050      State Meetings

                          Missouri - Truman A

                          Nebraska -  Truman B

                          Kansas-  Trianon A/B

                          Iowa -  Trianon C/D

1100-1150 Break-Out Sessions #1

Complex Construction Safety & Phasing Plan Preparation- Matt Jacobs & Ian Wright, LOCHNER- Truman A

Best Practices for Design - Build- Chris Hotop - Burns & McDonnell, Michael Parks - Columbia & Katrina Amos - Cape Girardeau- Truman B

Cyber Security - Mitigation On Your Airport-Geoffrey Jenista, DHS - Trianon A/B

Strategic Planning for Airports A Path Forward- Hilary Fletcher and Jeff Mulder, Jviation a Woolpert Company - Trianon C/D

1200 - 1350      Welcome Luncheon & FAA Update— Royal Hall

FAA Update - Jim Johnson Central Region Airports

Welcome Luncheon Sponsored by Jviation, a Woolpert Company

1400 - 1830 Exhibit area Open - Colonial/Imperial Ballroom

1400-1450 Break-Out Sessions #2

Introduction to AIP Eligibility and Justification Requirements- Brian Tompkins, FAA Central Region- Truman A/B

Challenges in Developing a New Runway Approach-  Carl Byers, Boton & Menk- Trianon A/B

Sustainability Fuel for the Future - Timothy Obitts, NATA - Trianon C/D

1500 - 1530 Afternoon Break - Colonial/Imperial Ballroom & Exhibit Area

Break Snacks and Drinks Sponsored by LOCHNER

Concretes Sponsored by American Concrete Pavement Association

1530 - 1630 Break-Out Sessions #3

How Section 163 of the FAA Reauthorization Act Affects FAA's Review & Approval of Your ALP- Mark Schenkleberg, Scott Tener, Amy Walter, Jason Knipp, Lynn MartinFAA Central Region - Truman A/B

TSA Update and Q&A - Angie Brooks, DHS- Trianon A/B

Human Trafficking Prevention Training for the Aviation Industry- Awareness on Airports - Rebekah Covington - Business Ending Slavery & Trafficking (BEST)- Trianon C/D

 1630 - 1830 Cocktail Reception Colonial/Imperial Ballroom & Exhibit Area

Reception Sponsored by Burns & McDonnell
 1830    Dinner On Your Own  

August 27 - Friday

0700 - 1330      Conference Registration Open - Muehlebach Tower

0700 - 0800 Breakfast - Colonial/Imperial Ballroom & Exhibit Area

Breakfast Sponsored By Crawford Murphy & Tilly

0700 - 1330 Exhibit Area OpenColonial/Imperial Ballroom & Exhibit Area

Coffee Break Sponsored Garver

0800-0850 Break-Out Sessions #4

Airports External Portal- Sarah Smith, Jason Knipp, FAA Central Region - Truman A/B

What Insurance Do I Need for My Airport? - Kyle White, Marsh & McLennan Agency - Trianon A/B

Deicing Chemicals & Their Use- Carla Potts, NASi - Trianon C/D

0900-0950 Breakout Sessions #5

Fraud Awareness - DOT, Office of Inspector General - Truman A/B

UAS Unmanned Traffic Management- Steve Willer, Thales- Trianon A/B

Contract Towers - Steve Stockam, Joplin Regional Airport - Trianon C/D

1000 - 1030 Break  - Colonial/Imperial Ballroom & Exhibit Area

Friday Morning Break Sponsored by M-B Companies, Inc.

1030 - 1120 Break-Out Sessions #6

Airport Cooperative Research Program- Diane Hofer, ACRP - Truman A/B

Airport Wildlife Management - Dan McMurtry, USDS-APHIS-Wildlife Services - Trianon A/B

UAS Hi-Performing Compliment to Airport Graphic Information Systems (GIS) - Melissa Rank, Woolpert - Trianon C/D

1130 - 1120 Break-Out Sessions #7

Hot Topics in Airport Certification- Mark Cozad, Andrew Edgar, Jerry Hayes, FAA Airport Central Region - Truman A/B

Are Your Storm Water Permits Up to Date -  Richard Smith, Midwest Training- Truman B

Design-Build for Hangar Projects using AIP funding - Phil Schwab, RS&H - Trianon C/D

1230 Closing Lunch  - Colonial/Imperial Ballroom & Exhibit Area

Luncheon Sponsorship Available

Audio Visual  (for all activities)  Sponsored by Kansas City Aviation Department

CEU Certificates will be available for conference attendees.

*Note - All Sessions are based on availability of speakers and material. Some topics may change due to unforeseen circumstances