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Agenda for Spring Meeting at McGhee Tyson Airport, Knoxville, TN  
Monday, May 8 through Wednesday, May 10

Airport Council Registration Form

Hotel: Marriot Courtyard Knoxville Airport Alcoa   ​

Agenda:Spring Conference 2017 Agenda  

Meeting Location: Ballroom at the Courtyard Knoxville Airport Alcoa

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Optional Airport Tour of Airfield Maintenance Building (LEED) and ARFF

(Meet in the Marriott Courtyard Hotel Lobby at 9:00AM)

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Registration Check-In

11:30 a.m.

Ken Eckert – General Manager
Facilities McGhee Tyson Airport
Stuart Mathews, IFMA-AC President
Seattle Tacoma International Airport           

12:00 p.m.

Opening Remarks – Welcome to McGhee Tyson Airport
Howard Vogel, Airport Authority Board Chairman

12:30 p.m.

Lunch and presentation by Platinum Sponsor Waterblasting Technologies - Jon Friday      

1:30 p.m.

Airport Facilities Council Business Meeting

2:00 p.m.


2:15 – 3:00 p.m.

Customer Service is Everyone’s Responsibility
Becky Huckaby – VP of Public Relations

3:00- 4:15  p.m.           

Common OSHA violations and how to easily avoid them. 
David Casavant, Sustainable Workplace Alliance  

5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Shuttle to Tour and Dinner – 35 people
5:30pm – arrive Neyland Stadium - Gate 21A
7:00pm - Calhouns on the River

9:00 – 11:00 pm

 Mixer on the patio


 Tuesday, May 9

8:00 a.m.

Daily Agenda Review

8:30 a.m.

Airport Equipment Condition Monitoring Systems
Keith Carman, Airport Services JBT AeroTech

9:30 a.m.

Runway Modernization Project –
TYS Engineering Bryan White, Vice President of
Engineering & Planning

10:15 a.m.

Morning Break

10:30 a.m.

IFMA  AFC Committee Meetings

11:15 a.m.

Lunch and Tour Prep – (Vetting information from registration)
Guard Video

12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Tour: Cirrus, Runway Project, Guard, if time Terminal

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.

Freshen up for transportation to dinner & show
Evening hosted by the Airports Facilities Council.  

4:00 – 5:15 p.m. 

Transportation to Pigeon Forge 

5:30- 9:00  p.m.

The Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show

9:15 – 10:15 p.m. 

Bus Ride back to the hotel


 Wednesday, May 10

8:00 a.m.

Daily Agenda Review 

8:30 a.m.  

Town Hall Best Session
Facilitated by the AFC Board

9:15 a.m. 

Morning Break  

10:00 a.m. 

 Challenges putting on an Airshow at TYS.
Jennifer Griffin, TYS, Operations Assistant Manager

10:30 a.m.

 Information on WWP conference and the next spring conference

11:30 a.m.

 Closing Remarks / End of Conference

12:00 p.m.

Networking before departures.


Completed Event

Thanks to all who were involved with the Spring Symposium 2016.  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and John Means did a wonderful job hosting the conference.  The presentation materials will be available soon.  Check out the photos from the conference and our evening event the restaurant Canoe.
Make your plans for Knoxville, TN.  We will be providing details soon so you can budget accordingly.

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