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31st Annual FAA Aviation Forecast Conference

“Survival and Growth in Today’s World”

February 28 – March 1, 2006

Agenda & Presentations

Day One — Plenary Session

Tuesday, February 28, 2006

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. FAA Aviation Forecasts — Nan Shellabarger, Director, Office of Aviation Policy and Plans, Federal Aviation Administration - Watch Video, Download Presentation (MS PowerPoint, 1.1 MB)
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Panel 1: “Achieving Financial Stability in a Troubled Industry — A Panel Discussion”

  • Government — Jeffrey Shane, Under Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • U.S. Legacy Carrier — William Ris, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, American Airlines
  • Low-Cost Carrier — Robert C. Land, Vice President for Government Affairs and Associate General Counsel, JetBlue Airways
  • Labor — Dennis Dolan, First Vice President, Airline Pilots Association International
  • Airports — Jim Bennett, President and Chief Executive Officer, Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority
  • Air Traffic Organization — Russell G. Chew, Chief Operating Officer, Federal Aviation Administration - Watch Video
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Panel 2: “Financing the Future Aviation System — A Panel Discussion”

  • Government — Gerald Dillingham, Director, Civil Aviation Issues, U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • Industry — Charles Barclay, President, American Association of Airport Executives
  • U.S. Commercial Aviation Industry — James C. May, President and Chief Executive Officer, Air Transport Association
  • General Aviation — Edward Bolen, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Business Aviation Association
  • Airports — Greg Principato, President, Airports Council International — North America
  • FAA — Sharon L. Pinkerton, Assistant Administrator, Aviation Policy, Planning and Environment
  • Public Policy — John Crichton, President and Chief Executive Officer, NAV CANADA
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. “Government Initiatives”
  • Marion C. Blakey, Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration - Watch Video
  • Norman Y. Mineta, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation - Watch Video
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Keynote Luncheon Address — Herb Kelleher, Chairman, Southwest Airlines - Watch Video
2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Panel 3: “The Current State of the Industry”

  • Mainline Carriers — John Meenan, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Air Transport Association Download Presentation (ZIP, 807 KB)
  • Regional Carriers — Deborah McElroy, President, Regional Airline Association Download Presentation (ZIP, 183 KB)
  • General Aviation — Peter Bunce, President and Chief Executive Officer, General Aviation Manufacturers Association Download Presentation (ZIP, 57.4 MB)
  • Low Cost Carriers — Edward P. Faberman, Executive Director, Air Carrier Association of America Download Presentation (ZIP, 1 MB)
3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Panel 4: “Risks to Growth”

  • Economic — Nariman Behravesh, Chief Economist, Global Insight Download Presentation (ZIP, 275 KB)
  • Financial — William Warlick, Senior Director — Corporates, Fitch Ratings Download Presentation (ZIP, 95 KB)
  • Fuel — Bill Brown, Analyst, Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting U.S. DOE/EIA Download Presentation (ZIP, 948 KB)

Day Two — Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Wednesday, March 1, 2006
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Air Carrier & Regional/Commuter Breakout Panel
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Airline Business Models
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Commercial Industry in 2030
  • Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President, AVITAS Download Presentation (ZIP, 2.1 MB)
  • Daryl Davidson, Executive Director, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Download Presentation (ZIP, 1.5 MB)
  • Andrew Barber, Manager, Space Operations, Aerospace Industries Association Download Presentation (ZIP, 1.9 MB)
Air Cargo Panel
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Supply Issues
  • Robert V. Dahl, Project Director, Air Cargo Management Group Download Presentation (ZIP, 421 KB)
  • Kai Heinicke, Regional Director, Marketing-Cargo, Commercial Airplanes, The Boeing Company Download Presentation (ZIP, 1.6 MB)
  • Gary Franzella, Associate Deputy Airport Directed, San Francisco International Airport Download Presentation (ZIP, 13.8 MB)
  • Pam Hamilton, Acting Assistant General Manager, Cargo Programs, Transportation Security Administration Download Presentation (ZIP, 1.3 MB)
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Demand Issues
  • Robert P. Imbriani, Vice President, International, Team Air Express/Team Worldwide Download Presentation (ZIP, 12 KB)
  • Jim Owens, Vice President, Air Cargo Sales, UPS Airlines Download Presentation (ZIP, 19.8 MB)
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Managing Natural and Economic Change
  • Rusty Chapman, Manager, Airports Division, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Anthony J. Marino, Director of Aviation, Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport Download Presentation (ZIP, 69.7 MB)
  • Kevin C. Dolliole, Director of Aviation, Lambert St. Louis International Airport Download Presentation (ZIP, 2.4 MB)
  • Danielle J. Rinsler, Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis, Business & Finance Division, San Francisco International Airport Download Presentation (ZIP, 5.8 MB)
  • Lillian Ryals, Director, System Operations and Performance, Mitre Corporation
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Issues in Gaining Air Service
  • Michael W. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Aviation and International Affairs, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Alfred Testa, Director of Aviation, Harrisburg International Airport
  • Robert W. O’Brien, Jr., Executive Director, Rockford International Airport Download Presentation (ZIP, 4.4 MB)
  • Robert L. Bryant, Airport Manager, Salisbury, Ocean City, Mico County Airport
General Aviation
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. People and Equipment
  • Training — Ed Czepiel, Statistician, Flight Safety International, Cessna Learning Center Download Presentation (ZIP, 253 KB)
  • Electronics/Mechanics — Paula Derks, President, Aircraft Electronics Association Download Presentation (ZIP, 2.8 MB)
  • Design/Other — Alan Klapmeier, President, Cirrus Design Corporation
  • Mechanics — Brian Finnegan, President, Professional Aviation Maintenance Association Download Presentation (ZIP, 279 KB)
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Various Segments: Progress and Value
  • Piston Aircraft — Molly Pearce, Director, Marketing and Sales, The New Piper Aircraft, Inc. Download Presentation (ZIP, 126.8 MB)
  • Sport Aircraft — Doug Macnair, Vice President, Government Relations, Experimental Aircraft Association Download Presentation (ZIP, 16 MB)
  • Business Jet Resales — Susan Sheets, President, National Aircraft Resale Association Download Presentation (ZIP, 779 KB)
Updated: 9:57 am ET March 17, 2006
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