Conference Preliminary Draft Agenda

2021 Annual Georgia Airports Association
Conference & Exposition
The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, St Simons Island, GA
September 29- October 1, 2021

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. GAA Board of Director’s Meeting
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Exhibitor Setup
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Pre-Assembly Delegal

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Pre-Assembly

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Pre-Assembly Delegal

12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Afternoon Spouse Activity:  Lunch & Seaside Art Session with Megan
Location: Transportation Departs the King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort Lobby

General Sessions Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Ballroom
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Welcome and Introduction
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Ballroom
Robert Burr, GAA President, Executive Director, Glynn County Airport Commission

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Session 1: Legislative Session / Joint Study Committee on Airports
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Ballroom
Moderator: Tony O’Brian, ESQ. C.M., IAP, Assistant General Manager, Commercial Management Division, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
Speakers: Dentons

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Break with Exhibitors
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Pre-Assembly Delegal

3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Session 2: Best Practices, Airport Projects, and Pitt Falls
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort Lanier Ballroom
Moderator: Jim Galloway, Executive Director, Valdosta Regional Airport
Speakers:

4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Session 3: Airport Roundtables
Commercial Service Airport Roundtable - Lenard Robinson A.A.E, GAA Past President, Director of Landside Facilities, Savannah Airport Commission
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
General Aviation Airport Roundtable - John King, Airport Manager
Covington Municipal Airport (CVC)
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Ballroom

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Opening Reception with Exhibitors – Soaring Heights
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Pre-Assembly Delegal and Oceanside Courtyard
End Wednesday General Sessions
Dinner on your own

Thursday, September 30, 2021

7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Pre-Assembly

7:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Pre-Assembly Delegal

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast with Exhibitors
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Pre-Assembly Delegal

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. GAA Business Meeting #1 & Officers’ Reports and Nominations Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Ballroom
Robert Burr, GAA President, Executive Director, Glynn County Airport Commission

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Session 4: Capitol Funding
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Ballroom
Moderator: Robert Burr, Executive Director, Glynn County Airport Commission
Speaker:

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Session 5A: Breakout Session - FBO / Airport Relationships
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Butler, Retreat, or Solarium
Moderator: Amber Clark, C.M., Airport Director, Columbus Airport (CSG)
Speakers:

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Session 5B: Breakout Session – Principals of Airport Management 101 Class
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Ballroom

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break with Exhibitors
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Pre-Assembly Delegal

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Session 6: Silver Sponsors Lightning Round
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort Lanier Ballroom
Moderator: Mike Davis CEO INFAX Inc., GAA Corporate Board Member
Presenters:
End Thursday General Sessions

Afternoon Networking Activities

12:30p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Golf Outing: St Simons Island Golf Course
 Location: Shuttle depart The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort Lobby
 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  St Simons Island Historical Trolley Tour to Include the WWII Homefront Museum and Lighthouse Museum Tours                                                                                               
Location: Shuttle departs The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort Lobby
 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Coastal Tide Lady Jane, Shrimp Boat Excursion                         
Location: Shuttle departs The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort Lobby
 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Kayak Nature Tour with Southeast Adventure Outfitters
Location: Shuttle departs The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort Lobby


Presidents Dinner Function
6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. President Reception, 1940’s Era Aviation Hangar Party
Location: St Simons Airport Hangar
6:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. President Dinner, 1940’s Era Aviation Hangar Party
Location: St Simons Airport Hangar

Friday, October 1, 2021
7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Pre-Assembly

7:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort Lanier Pre-Assembly Delegal

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast with Exhibitors
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort Lanier Pre-Assembly Delegal

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. GAA Business Meeting #2 & GAA Leadership: Installation of New GAA Officers
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Ballroom
Robert Burr, GAA President, Executive Director, Glynn County Airport Commission

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Session 7: Airport Property Leasing
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Ballroom
Moderator: Van Mills, Jr., Airport Manager, Baxley Municipal Airport (BHC)
Speakers: Terra H. Winslett, C.M., Airport Property & Marketing Manager, Glynn County Airport Commission

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Presentation of Awards
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Lanier Ballroom
Robert Burr, GAA President, Executive Director, Glynn County Airport Commission

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Session 8: Current Environmental Issues at our Airports
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort Lanier Ballroom
Moderator: Andrew Wiersma, Airport Manager, Dalton Municipal Airport (DNN)
Speakers:

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break with Exhibitors
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort Lanier Pre-Assembly Delegal

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Session 9: FAA ADO and GDOT Updates
Location: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort Lanier Ballroom
Moderator:
Speakers: Steve Brian C.M., Manager Aviation Program, Georgia Department of Transportation
Conference Adjourns