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The ACC/TSA Security Capabilities Workshop has grown into the pre-eminent aviation security conference developed for the industry. Attendees will receive briefings by key representatives from the TSA's Office of Security Capabilities and other DHS agencies, followed by round-table, interactive technical discussions among stakeholders and key decision makers. LEARN MORE
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July 27 , 2017
It was a busy week for ACC as staff participated
in high-level airport development events across the country. ACC President T.J.
Schulz moderated a panel discussion on procurement practices at the Airports P3
Summit in San Diego. ACC Board Chair Roddy Boggus with Suffolk participated in
the P3 procurement panel and joined Schulz and Matt Griffin in welcoming a
number of guests at the ACC booth. Over 900 delegates attended the conference.
In Miami, Colleen Flood and Daniel Jagdmann joined hundreds of colleagues at
the Florida Airports Council Annual Conference, where they met up with a number
of ACC members and other industry officials.
July 20, 2017
A record-setting number of 250 participants joined the Airport Consultants Council (ACC) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for the ninth annual Security Capabilities Workshop in Washington, D.C. Industry experts and representatives from the TSA and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shared upcoming initiatives, global security trends, and insight into the TSA's recent reorganization. Attendees also had the opportunity to engage face-to-face with the TSA in smaller, interactive roundtable sessions. To reference presentations and other materials from the ACC/TSA 2017 Security Capabilities Workshop, please visit the resource page.
Mario Wilson of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Named Recipient of the 2017 ACC Agency Best Practices Award
July 19, 2017
The Airport Consultants Council (ACC) is pleased to announce the selection of Mario Wilson of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for the 2017 ACC Agency Best Practices Award!
July 18, 2017
The ACC Young Professionals Forum held the most recent
Regional Meet-Up in Downtown Chicago on July 18, 2017. The event,
organized by Sarah Contreras, Chris Groh, Adam Hardy and Connor Maldonato,
hosted over 30 participants interested in networking and learning from their
airport development peers. The ACC YPs would like to extend a thank you
to Kimley-Horn and Landrum & Brown for sponsoring the Chicago Meet-Up. The
next ACC YP Forum Regional Meet-Up will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area
on August 3, 2017.
June 29, 2017
The ACC YP Forum held their second Regional Meet-Up in the DC/Maryland/Virginia area in conjunction with the 2017 ACC Airports Technical Workshop. Over 30 attendees participated, including a number of mentors and associates that engaged and networked with the YPs. An overall success, the YP Forum looks forward to holding Regional Meet-Ups across the nation on a consistent basis. The next event will be located in Chicago on July 18, 2017. A special thank you to YP Forum Lead Sri Kumar and Connico, Inc. for planning and hosting the event.
Up to 20 FAA officials joined ACC members at the 2017 Airports Technical Workshop last week in Arlington, Virginia. The event was well-attended across two days, and included a number of technical sessions that featured FAA decision makers and industry subject matter experts. Participants engaged in roundtable discussions on new and pending Advisory Circulars, guidelines, regulations and legislation that might affect airport planning, environmental permitting and engineering. Thank you to our sponsors, Mead & Hunt, HMMH, and Airport Improvement for assisting ACC to throw a successful workshop. We look forward to next year!
June 21, 2017
The Airport Consultants Council (ACC) is excited to announce the selection of Karen Miles, Civil Engineering Project Manager in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Seattle Airports District Office for the 2017 ACC Agency Best Practices Award.
June 16, 2017
The Airport Consultants Council (ACC) is pleased to welcome Forrest Swonsen, Associate Vice President, Airport Systems and Services at TransCore, as a new member of the ACC Board of Directors.
Kansas City, MO | October 4-6, 2017
San Diego, CA | November 6-8, 2017
Save the date! Plan now to join your colleagues at this event that will provide a great opportunity to renew and broaden your professional industry contacts.
ACC/ACI-NA Airport Planning & NEPA Workshop
Arlington, VA | November 29-December 1, 2017
Targeted specifically for new to mid-level planners and environmental specialists, this workshop offers practical lessons and insight from top industry planning and NEPA professionals from airports, their consulting partners, and the FAA.
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Thursday, June 08, 2017, 1:00 - 2:30 PM EDT
This ACC Institute online training program includes a panel of industry experts who have a detailed knowledge of FAA approval requirements, federal law on when land releases are needed, and the common risks and pitfalls experienced during the FAA approval process.
Monday, June 12, 2017, 1:00 - 2:30 PM EDT
This ACC Institute online training program will provide an overview of the TSA's Innovation Task Force (ITF) program and review the new Checkpoint Design Guidelines (CDG) Innovation and Concept Supplemental Information 1-2017 v1.