Mississippi Airports Association Virtual Conference

 

TENTATIVE AGENDA

Tuesday, December 1 – Thursday, December 3, 2020

Tuesday, December 1

9:00 – 9:05 am:  Welcome – Mr. Sam Washington, President, Mississippi Airports Association

9:05 – 9:07 am:  Introduction of Thomas Dobbs

9:07 – 10:17 am:  COVID-19 UPDATE  Dr. Thomas Dobbs, State Health Officer, Mississippi State Department of Health

10:17 – 10:19 am:  Presentation by sponsor Garver

10:19 – 10:21 am:  Introduction of Spencer Dickerson

10:21 – 11:00 am:  WASHINGTON REPORT  Mr. Spencer Dickerson, Senior Executive Vice President, Global Operations, American Association of Airport Executives

 

Wednesday, December 2

9:00 – 9:02 am:  Presentation by Neel-Schaffer

9:02 – 9:04 am:  Introduction of Mandy Gunasekara

9:04 – 10:00 am:  ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES  Mrs. Mandy Gunasekara, Chief of Staff, Environmental Protection Agency

10:00 – 10:02 am:  Introduction of Jay Eads and Lux Luxion

10:02 – 11:00 am:  DRONE UPDATE  Mr. Jay Eads, Director, Hinds Community College UAS Program and Mr. Steve “Lux” Luxion, Executive Director, FAA’s Alliance of System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence

 

Thursday, December 3

9:00 – 9:02 am:  Presentation by JBHM Architecture

9:02 – 9:04 am:  Introduction of Greg Pecoraro

9:04 – 9:34 am:  NASAO UPDATE  Mr. Greg Pecoraro, President & CEO, National Association of State Aviation Officials

9:34 – 9:36 am:  Introduction of Jeff Wagner, Tommy Booth, Rans Black and Kim Jackson

9:36 – 10:36 am:  MISSISSIPPI AVIATION UPDATES

  • Legislative – Mr. Jeff Wagner, Baker Donelson (9:35 – 9:50)
  • MDOT Aeronautics – Mr. Tommy Booth (9:50 – 10:05)
  • FAA ADO – Mr. Rans Black (10:05 – 10:20)
  • TSA – Mr. Kim Jackson (10:20 – 10:35)

10:36 – 11:30 am:  Airport Director’s Roundtable