May 4-6, 2009

International Convention Center
Majuro

Monday, May 4

7:00 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony

  • RMI National Anthem
  • Workshop Opening Prayer
  • Welcoming Remarks – Mayor, Majuro Atoll Local Government
  • Song by RMIPA Choir
  • Opening Remarks by Mr. Barry Brayer, FAA Micronesia Program Manager
  • Opening Remarks by Mr. Mark McClardy, FAA Airports Division Manager
  • Opening Remarks by RMI Government

Introductions and Workshop Overview
Mr. Barry Brayer, FAA Micronesia Technical Assistance Program Manager

Minister/Secretary Reports
The Honorable Kenneth Kedi
Ministry of Transportation & Communications, Republic of the Marshall Islands

The Honorable Jackson Ngiraingas
Minister of Commerce and Trade, Republic of Palau

The Honorable Francis I. Itimai
Secretary of Transportation, Communication and Infrastructure, Federated States of Micronesia

10:00 a.m. Break

10:20 a.m. Airport Manager Reports
Mr. Charles Obichang (MS PowerPoint)
Director Bureau of Aviation Palau

Mr. Stanley Myazoe, Director
RMI Directorate of Civil Aviation

Mr. Jack S. Chong-Gum (MS PowerPoint), Director
Marshall Islands Ports Authority

Mr. Massy Halbert (MS PowerPoint), Aviation Safety Inspector
Division of Civil Aviation
Federated States of Micronesia

Noon Lunch

1:00 p.m. Airport Manager Reports
Mr. Ieske K. Iehsi (MS PowerPoint), General Manager, Pohnpei Ports Authority

Mr. Melson Darra (MS PowerPoint), Manager, Pohnpei International Airport

Mr. Wadel Kinere (MS PowerPoint), Manager, Kosrae International Airport

Mr. Lukas Mori (MS PowerPoint), Manager, Chuuk International Airport

Mr. Frederick Figir (MS PowerPoint), Manager, Yap International Airport

2:30 p.m. Break

2:50 p.m. Airport Manager Reports

Mr. Carlos Salas (MS PowerPoint), Executive Manager, Guam International Airport Authority

Mr. Efrain Camacho (MS PowerPoint), Executive Director, Commonwealth Ports Authority

Chief Martinez Jacobs (MS PowerPoint), Airports Fire Chief, State of Hawaii

Mr. Raymond McMoore, Director, Port Administration, American Samoa

5:00 p.m. Adjourn

5:00 p.m. FAA/Federated States of Micronesia One-on-One Session

Tuesday, May 5

7:00 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
Mr. Barry Brayer (MS PowerPoint), FAA Micronesia Program Manager

8:05 a.m. FAA Lines of Business Reports

AIP National Perspective
Mr. Mark McClardy, Manager
FAA Airports Division, Western-Pacific Region

Aviation Outlook – Pacific Island Airports
Mr. Ron Simpson, Manager – Part 1 (MS PowerPoint), Part 2 (MS PowerPoint)
FAA Airports District Office, Honolulu

Supplemental Aviation Weather Reporting Stations Update
Ms. Faviola Garcia (MS PowerPoint), FAA Special Programs, Western-Pacific Region

10:00 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. FAA Air Traffic Organization, En Route Air Traffic Services/
Special Use Airspace Modification Process & Unmanned Aircraft/
Flying In the Guam Airspace

Mr. Clark Desing (MS PowerPoint), Manager, FAA Operations Support Group, Western Service Center

11:15 a.m. FAA Air Traffic Organization, Technical Operations Updates
Mr. Franklin Mesa (MS PowerPoint), Manager, FAA Nav/Comm/Env System Support Center Guam

12:00 Lunch

1:00 p.m. Flight Standards Current Issues
Mr. Barry Brayer (MS PowerPoint), Special Programs Manager

1:20 p.m. Current Product Overview – Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Mr. Brad Bachtel (MS PowerPoint), Manager, Airport Technology
Boeing Commercial Airplanes

2:00 p.m. Break

2:20 p.m. Industry Day Forum
Moderator, Captain Ralph A. Freeman, Jr. (MS PowerPoint), Director of Flight Operations, Continental Airlines
Panel, Airline and Industry Representatives

5:00 p.m. Adjourn

5:00 p.m. FAA/Republic of Palau One-on-One Session

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

7:00 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
Mr. Barry Brayer, FAA Micronesia Program Manager

8:20 a.m. National Weather Service
Mr. Jeff LaDouce (MS PowerPoint)

8:50 Design for Sustainability in Airport Development Projects
Mr. Tony Wallis (MS PowerPoint), Beca Airports Associate

9:20 a.m. Marianas Military Build-up and Training in the Region
Mr. Timothy Robert, Operations Program Manager
Marine Corps Installation Mid-Pacific

10:00 a.m.

10:20 a.m. Pacific Region ARFF Training Center Update
Chief James Diaz ARFF
Captain William Camacho ARFF (MS PowerPoint), Training Officer

11:30 a.m. Guam International Airport Alternate Runway in Support of Andersen AFB
Mr. Douglas Sachman (MS PowerPoint), Associate Vice President-Aviation AECOM Transportation

12:20 p.m Closing Remarks

1:30 p.m. FAA/Republic of Marshall Islands One-On-One Session