2021 ACC/AAAE Airport Planning, Design & Construction Symposium

Virtual | March 1,2,& 4, 2021


Join us on March 11 & 12 for the Young Professionals Program


We will be kicking off the sessions with a Young Professionals Happy Hour Reception featuring a wine tasting and educational session lead by a Sommelier. This interactive session will walk through four types of wine, discuss food pairing, how to order wine, what questions to ask your guests about the wine and other fun facts. The attached flyer has a a suggested list of four wines to purchase for the tasting and a pocket check sheet as a reference for ordering wine in the future.  Registration is open for all Symposium attendees and ACC/AAAE Young Professionals. Register here for the reception.

Young Professionals Panels

The Aviation Industry Historical Perspective
March 12, 11:30am - 12:30pm EST

Join us for a roundtable discussion on what obstacles the aviation industry and aviation professionals overcame. Are there trends we can predict and learn from? Discuss what it takes to identify opportunities for growth and how to cultivate a changing industry and careers. Registration is open to all Symposium attendees and ACC/AAAE Young Professionals. Register here for the panel.

Rhea Hanrahan, Principal Consultant, HMMH
Mary Kerstein P.E., Project Manager, CHA Companies

Evan Futterman, President and CEO, Futterman Consulting
Drew Genneken, Deputy Senior Director, Planning and Development, Indianapolis Airport Authority
Paula Hochstetler, Principal, H&H Consults, LLC

Marketing in a Virtual World
March 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

Our diverse panel of aviation professionals will give real world examples of taking the traditional face-to-face meeting and making it work in a virtual world. Client interaction and first impressions can’t play by the old rules. Join us in discussing how to research, execute, and close in the virtual world. Registration is open to all Symposium attendees and ACC/AAAE Young Professionals. Register here for the panel.

Bill Hogan, Vice President, Business Development Director, Landrum & Brown

Michael Luchning, Chief Marketing Officer, Ross & Baruzzini
Castalia Serna, Deputy Commissioner of Concessions, Customer Service & Marketing, Chicago Department of Aviation
Adam Oliver, Chief Marketing Officer, Arora Engineers, Inc.
Dan Miller, Vice President of Marketing, Raleigh-Durham International Airport Authority
Angie Kocerka, Director of Marketing, Chicago Department of Aviation, O’Hare & Midway International Airport

The full Symposium program is available on-demand for those who registered is on 2021 ACC/AAAE Airport Planning, Design & Construction Symposium.

Committee Chair, Barton F. Gover, C.M., (Mead & Hunt) invites everyone to explore this year’s program in the newest Symposium blog . The two virtual tracks will range from: the effects COVID-19 has made on key components of airport development, planning, and passenger mobility to the current state of public-private partnerships.


Download the Symposium program matrix for full details on each day's events.