MISSISSIPPI AIRPORTS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Wednesday, September 7 – Friday, September 9, 2022
The Mill Conference Center
Starkville, MS
 

TENTATIVE AGENDA

Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 7

9:00 am – 5:30 pm: Exhibitors set up

12:00 pm: Lunch and Golf  – Mossy Oak Golf Course

1:30 pm: Helice Shooting – Prairie Wildlife

1:30 pm: Tour of Airbus Helicopters plant

6:00 pm: Opening Reception – The Mill Exhibitor’s Room

Thursday, SEPTEMBER 8

6:30 – 7:45 am: Breakfast

8:00 – 8:10 am: “Welcome & Introductions”  Tom Heanue, President, Mississippi Airports Association; The Honorable Lynn Spruill, Mayor, City of Starkville

8:10 – 9:00 am:  “Current News about Covid and other Airborne Viruses” Dr. Daniel Edney, Mississippi State Health Officer, Department of Health

9:00 – 9:45 am:  “A National Update on UAV News and Information,” Madison Dixon, UAS Program Manager, Mississippi State University Raspet Flight Research Lab

9:45 – 9:55 am:  Sponsor Presentation

9:55 – 10:20 am: Break – Exhibitors’ Room

10:00 am: Spouses depart for their outing

10:20 – 11:05 am: Profile of a Successful Solar Project at an Airport

11:05 – 11:50 am: Cybersecurity Measures that Make Sense, FBI Jackson Field Office

12:00 – 1:30 pm: Lunch, Speaker TBA

1:30 – 2:15 pm:  A National Update for Airport Managers, American Association of Airport Executives [invited]

2:15 – 3:00 pm: TBA

3:00 – 3:10 pm: Sponsor Presentation

3:10 – 3:35 pm: Break

3:35 – 5:00 pm: Board Meeting

5:45 pm: Shuttle buses depart from Marriott Courtyard for party Raspet Flight Lab

6:00 – 8:30 pm: Party Raspet Flight Lab

Friday, SEPTEMBER 9

6:30 – 7:45 am: Breakfast

8:00 – 8:30 am: General Membership Meeting

8:30 – 8:45 am: “State of Transportation in Mississippi” Mississippi Transportation Commissioners [invited]

8:45 – 8:55 am: Resources Available from the Airport Cooperative Research Program

8:55 – 9:40 am: TBA

9:40 – 10:05 am:  Break

10:05 – 10:20 am:  “MDOT Aeronautics Report,” Josh Stubbs, MDOT Aeronautics Director

10:20 – 10:35 am: “Legislative Report” Jeff Wagner, Shareholder, Baker Donelson

10:35 – 11:05 am:  “FAA Report” Rans Black, ADO

11:05 – 11:20 am: “TSA Report” [invited]

11:20 – 11:30 am: “Closing Remarks” Tom Heanue, President

MISSISSIPPI AIRPORTS ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 16803, Jackson, MS 39236 | 877-397-3929