International conference

on modern airport management

 Hosted by

The Center for Latin American Issues
THE Federal aviation administration
THE american association of airport executives

 
The
George Washington University
Marvin Center
, Third Floor Amphitheater
800 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC



Wednesday, March 26, 2003

 (PowerPoint presentations by speakers whose names are
underlined may be accessed by clicking on the respective names)

 Program

 
8:00 – 8:30     Registration/Coffee

8:30 – 8:45     Welcome and Overview of Seminar

Speakers: 
James Ferrer, Jr.
– Director, The Center for Latin American Issues,
                                 The George Washington University

          Woodie Woodward – Associate Administrator for Airports,Federal Aviation
                                             Administration (FAA)
 

8:45 – 10:15   Panel I:  International Civil Aviation Organization Aerodrome

Certification and Audit Program

Moderator:
James Ferrer, Jr.
– Director, The Center for Latin American Issues,
                                 The George Washington University

  • Overview of aerodrome certification and audit program & Main Elements      

  • Latin America and the Caribbean - Preparation and Expectations

  • Q & A
     

Speakers: Arun K. R. Rao – Chief , Aerodromes, Air Routes and
                                              Ground Aids (AGA) Section, ICAO
                                              Montreal

      Raymond Ybarra – Director, ICAO Regional Office
                                      for North America, Central and
                                      the Caribbean

 10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break


 10:30 – 12:00  Panel IIU.S. Program to Meet International Standards

 

Moderator: Craig Williams – Staff Vice President, Regulatory Affairs,
                                             American Association of Airport Executives

·         U.S. Airport Certification Program

-        Airport Operations

-        Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Requirements and
                  Training/Emergency Planning

-       Wildlife Hazards Management Program

·         Q & A
 

 Speakers:    Ed Dorsett – Airport Safety and Certification, FAA
                   
Robert Kizmann – Airport Duty Manager, Washington
                                                  
National Airport
, Metropolitan
                                                  
Washington Airport
Authority
                   
Ed Cleary – Wildlife Biologist, FAA
                   
Luis F. Sosa – Fire Chief, City of Laredo Fire Department,
                                           
Texas
                   
Fernando Alarcσn – Captain, City of Laredo Fire
                                                     Department,
Texas


12:15 – 1:45   LUNCH


Topic:  Airport Security

            Introduction:          Ava L. Wilkerson - Director of International Aviation,
                                                                          FAA
           
Keynote speaker:  Christopher Browne - Washington National Airport
                                                                             Director,
Metropolitan Washington
                                                                           
 Airport
Authority


2:00 – 3:30
     Panel III:  Runway Safety
 

           Moderator:  Cecilia Capestany – Manager, Americas and Spain Division,
                                                                FAA

·         Overview of FAA and ICAO Runway Safety programs

·         Safety Risk Management

·         Q & A

 Speakers: David Balderston – Office of System Safety, FAA
                
William H. Davis – Director, Office of Runway Safety, FAA
                
Raymond Ybarra – Director, ICAO Regional Office for
                                                
North America, Central America and the
                                                
Caribbean

3:30 – 3:45     Coffee Break

3:45 – 5:15      Panel IV:  Government’s Role, Responsibility, and Relations with Airport Owners and Operations

Moderator:  George I. Legarreta – Senior Civil Engineer, Office of
                                Airport Safety and Standards, FAA

·         Airport Planning

·         Airport Management

·         Q & A

         Speakers:     Steven Urlass – Office of Airport Planning & Programming, FAA
                            
Luis Javier Valencia – Director of Airport Supervision, Unidad
                                                             
     Administrativa Especial de Aeronautica
                                                                
  Civil (
Colombia)

5:15                Closing Remarks

 Speaker:  James Ferrer, Jr. – Director, The Center for Latin American
                                            Issues,
 The George Washington University


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