The ACC Institute promotes excellence in airport development through advanced studies and research. Every instructor is an industry recognized professional and leader who has years of hands-on experience. Attendees will benefit from the depth of their airport knowledge and experience, which is presented in the context of real-world examples. The ACC Institute integrates traditional classroom lectures and small group discussions with team building/peer review exercises, as well as facility site visits typically conducted by airport managers. The Institute also sponsors on-line webinars, offering participants a convenient way to learn about the latest in airport technical, regulatory and legislative issues.
The ACC Institute was formally unveiled during the ACC membership meeting in November 2003. The mission of the Institute is:
…promoting excellence in airport development through advanced studies and research.
The goals of the Institute are:
- Enhance ACC’s position as the expert voice on airport development;
- Provide a mechanism to ensure continued advancement of the aviation consulting profession through instruction and research;
- Provide a forum for technical training where voids currently exist.