35th Annual Airport Law Workshop

Workshop Agenda

Sunday, October 13

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. REGISTRATION
     
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. SESSION 1 – INTRODUCTION TO AIRPORT LAW
Nicholas M. Clabbers │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
Catherine M. van Heuven │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
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3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. SESSION 2 – A HISTORY OF AIRPORTS IN THE USA
Peter J. Kirsch │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
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4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SESSION 3 – A LAWYER'S INTRODUCTION TO AIRPORT FINANCES
Ken Cushine │ Frasca & Associates
Eric T. Smith │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell

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6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. OPENING RECEPTION Add to Calendar
     
     

Monday, October 14

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST  
     
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. WELCOME
Justin T. Barkowski │ American Association of Airport Executives
 
     
8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. SESSION 4 – UNDERSTANDING THE FOUNDATION OF AIRPORT: LAW GRANT ASSURANCES
Lorraine M. Herson-Jones │ Federal Aviation Administration
W. Eric Pilsk │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
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  CONCURRENT SESSIONS: BASICS AND ADVANCED AIRPORT LAW
 
     
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. SESSION 5 – INTRODUCTION TO AIRPORT CONCESSIONS AND ACDBE
Eric T. Smith │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
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  SESSION 6 – GROUND TRANSPORTATION, TNCs, AND OTHER NEW TECHNOLOGY
David Y. Bannard │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
Jessica Sampson │ Uber Technologies
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11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. MORNING REFRESHMENT AND NETWORKING BREAK  
     
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS: BASICS AND ADVANCED AIRPORT LAW
 
     
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. SESSION 7 – ENVIRONMENTAL APPROVALS FOR AIRPORT PROJECTS
David J. Full │ RS&H
Peter J. Kirsch │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
Patrick J. Wells │ Federal Aviation Administration
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  SESSION 8 – ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION, PFAS, AND EMERGING ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY ISSUES
Nathaniel H. Hunt │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
John E. Putnam │ Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment
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12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. SESSION 9 AND LUNCH – WHAT LAWYERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CYBERSECURITY
Michael A. Stephens │ Hillsborough County Airport Authority (Tampa International Airport)
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  CONCURRENT SESSIONS: BASICS AND ADVANCED AIRPORT LAW
 
     
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. SESSION 10 – LEGAL ISSUES UNIQUE TO GENERAL AVIATION AIRPORTS
Nicholas M. Clabbers │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
Michelle W. Hammel │ Delaware River & Bay Authority
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  SESSION 11 – CONSTRUCTION AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACTS FOR AIP-FUNDED PROJECTS
Polly B. Jessen │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
Catherine M. van Heuven │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
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  CONCURRENT SESSIONS: BASICS AND ADVANCED AIRPORT LAW
 
     
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. SESSION 12 – INTRODUCTION TO NEGOTIATION OF USE AND LEASE AGREEMENTS
Bonnie A. Ossege │ Ricondo & Associates
Eric T. Smith │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
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  SESSION 13 – EMERGING TRENDS IN USE AND LEASE AGREEMENTS
David Y. Bannard │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
Sheri L. Ernico │ LeighFisher
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3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. AFTERNOON REFRESHMENT AND NETWORKING BREAK  
     
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS: BASICS AND ADVANCED AIRPORT LAW
 
     
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SESSION 14 – AIRPORTS AND THEIR NEIGHBORS: OBSTRUCTIONS AND HAZARDS
Timothy Barnes │ King County Prosecutor's Office
Catherine M. van Heuven │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
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  SESSION 15 – DEBT AND BOND FINANCING OF AIRPORT PROJECTS
David Y. Bannard │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
Brian J. Gallucci │ PFM Financial Advisors
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Tuesday, October 15

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST  
     
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. SESSION 16 – SAFETY, SECURITY, AND TORT LIABILITY
Nikki Harding │ Transportation Security Administration
Steven L. Osit │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
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9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. SESSION 17 – LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN TSA REGULATIONS AND POLICIES
Francine Kerner │ Transportation Security Administration
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10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MORNING REFRESHMENT AND NETWORKING BREAK  
     
  EMERGING TOPICS IS AIRPORT LAW
 
     
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. SESSION 18 – REGULATING DRONES (UAS) AROUND AIRPORTS
Steven L. Osit │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell, Moderator
Justin T. Barkowski │ American Association of Airport Executives
Eric T. Smith │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
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12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. NETWORKING LUNCH  
     
1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. SESSION 19 – ETHICS: MAINTAINING CONFIDENTIALITY IN A HIGHLY PUBLIC ENVIRONMENT
W. Eric Pilsk │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
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2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. SESSION 20 – SUSTAINABILITY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY
Sarah M. Keane │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
Elizabeth Leavitt │ Port of Seattle
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3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. AFTERNOON REFRESHMENT AND NETWORKING BREAK  
     
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. SESSION 21 – AIRPORT SPONSORS AS REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS: NON-AERONAUTICAL DEVELOPMENT
Nathaniel H. Hunt │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
Peter J. Kirsch │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
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4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. SESSION 22 – PROJECT DELIVERY TOOLS: PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND OTHER NEW ARRANGEMENTS
Suyash S. Raiborde │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell, Moderator
Brent E. Butzin │ Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
Stephen D. Van Beek │ Steer
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