Mississippi Airports Association Annual Conference

 

 

TENTATIVE AGENDA

Mississippi Airports Association Annual Conference
Wednesday, April 4 – Friday, April 6, 2018
Jackson,  MS

Wednesday, APRIL 4

1:00 – 5:30 pm: Exhibitors set up at the Hilton Conference Center

10:00 am: Golf and lunch at Lake Caroline

1:00 pm: Trap and Skeet shooting at Capitol Gun Club

6:00 pm: Opening Reception at the Hilton Conference Center Exhibitors’ Room

 

Thursday, APRIL 5

7:15 – 7:55 am: Breakfast – Exhibitors’ Room

8:00 – 8:10 am: “Welcome & Introductions”  Bill Cotter, President, Mississippi Airports Association and James Henley, Board Chairman, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

8:10 – 9:00 am: “An Update from the FAA”  Michael O’Harra, Regional Administrator for the Southern Region

9:00 – 10:00 am: “Pilot Shortage”  Faye Malarkey Black, President, Regional Airline Association and Scott Brockman, Chairman, American Association of Airport Executives Board of Directors; President and CEO, Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority

10:00 am: Spouses/Guests depart for Museum of Mississippi History and lunch

10:00 – 10:10 am: Sponsor Presentation

10:10 – 10:40 am: Break– Exhibitors’ Room

10:40 – 11:30 am: “Aviation Update,”  Mark Kimberling, President & CEO, National Association of State Aviation Officials

11:35 – 1:10 pm: Lunch – Speaker TBA

1:15 – 2:00 pm: “Crack Sealing and Slurry/Micro Surfacing for Airports”  Larry Tomkins, Vice President, Sales & Marketing Southeast Region, Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions and Elbert Rohrbough, Aviation Civil Associate, Michael Baker International

2:00 – 2:45 pm: “An Overview of National Weather Service Aviation Products and Services”  Thomas Winesett, Meteorologist/Aviation Focal Point, National Weather Service Jackson, MS

2:45 – 3:10 pm: Break

3:10 – 4:15 pm: Airport Directors Round Table

5:45 pm: Buses depart for Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

6:00 – 8:30 pm: Evening Event at Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

 

Friday, APRIL 6

7:00 – 8:15 am: Board of Directors meeting

7:30 – 8:15 am: Breakfast

8:20 – 8:50 am: General Membership Meeting

8:50 – 9:20 am: “State of Transportation in Mississippi”  Mississippi Transportation Commissioners Dick Hall and Tom King

9:20 – 10:00 am: “Active Shooter Preparedness,” Dr. Norman Miller, Executive Director, Central Mississippi Trauma Region

10:00 – 10:30 am: “Electronic Bid Process”   Cory Dewett, Plan House

10:30 – 10:50 am: Break

10:50 – 11:05 pm: “Legislative Report”  Jeff Wagner, Shareholder, Baker Donelson

11:05 pm – 11:20 am: “MDOT Report”  Tommy Booth, State Aeronautics Director, MDOT

11:20 am – 11:35 pm: “FAA Report” Rans Black, ADO

11:35 pm – 11:50 pm: “TSA Report” David Wynn, Federal Security Director

11:50 pm – 12:00 pm: “Closing Remarks” Sam Washington, MAA President