AAAE Events

Build relationships, enhance your career and advance your airport at a meeting, workshop, conference or webinar. Get ahead of the curve—and even impending regulations—with cutting-edge airport industry knowledge delivered in accordance with best practices for adult learners.

Upcoming

December 14-15, 2021 | Arlington, VA

21st Annual AAAE Aviation Security Summit

Join in a dialogue with policymakers from TSA, DHS and Congress along with colleagues from airports and industry vendors to discuss the complex issues surrounding aviation security today, and what challenges are on the horizon.

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Meetings

December 8-9, 2021
Virtual
Virtual
Increase your knowledge of airport ramp safety operations and management, including practical knowledge on developing, planning and executing airport ramp safety strategies and operational procedures at this dynamic summit.
December 14-15, 2021
In Person
Arlington, VA
Join in a dialogue with policymakers from TSA, DHS and Congress along with colleagues from airports and industry vendors to discuss the complex issues surrounding aviation security today, and what challenges are on the horizon.
December 15-16, 2021
Virtual
Times Vary
Join industry colleagues in discussing challenges and accomplishments in planning, financing, and implementing airport capital improvement programs in 2021. The AAAE/Unison Consulting, Inc., CIP Planning and Finance Virtual Workshop is recognized as one of the industry’s most important workshops.
January 9-13, 2022
In Person
Kauai, HI
Participate in-depth discussions of key issues and get an early preview on what’s ahead for the Washington agenda.
January 18-20, 2022
Virtual
Part mentoring, part education, the AAAE Young Professionals Committee has created a unique three-day virtual event to provide the information you need and a forum to ask questions of industry colleagues in real time.
January 23 – 26, 2022
In Person
Monterey, CA
Southwest Chapter AAAE Winter Conference
January 31-February 3, 2022
Frisco, TX
Prepare for all the duties of your crucial role at this annual conference. Topics cover areas of interest for Airport Public Safety Officers, ARFF Shift Commanders, Airport Operations Managers, Deputy Chiefs and Fire Chiefs.
February 23-25, 2022
Daytona Beach, FL
Looking for the latest trends shaping airport finance? Seeking insight on key administrative issues? The AAAE/Southeast Chapter AAAE Airport Finance and Administration Conference will provide that information and more.
March 1-3, 2022
In Person
Nashville, TN
Increase your knowledge of the latest information and developments impacting the industry at the preeminent technical symposium of the year.
March 3-4, 2022
Washington, DC
Make your voice heard on Capitol Hill! Learn about the issues that are high on the legislative agenda for 2022 and connect directly with key congressional and administration leaders on aviation and airport priorities.
March 7-10, 2022
Nashville, TN
Learn how to delight your customers by providing an exceptional airport customer experience at this informative and exciting symposium. All airport customer experience representatives, customer service consultants, airport directors, and those interested in airports and the customer experience are encouraged to attend!
April 9-12, 2022
Memphis, TN
Southeast Chapter AAAE Annual Conference and Exposition
June 5-8, 2022
In Person
Seattle, WA
Save the date and make your plans to join us in Seattle!
July 11-14, 2022
In Person
Sonoma, CA
Southwest Chapter AAAE Annual Conference and Exposition
July 28-31, 2022
In Person
Springfield, MO
Great Lakes Chapter AAAE Annual Conference
August 7-9, 2022
Miami, Florida, USA
Join airport and aviation executives from Latin America, the Caribbean and the U.S. to discuss important topics affecting international aviation in these regions. Hear how others are handling current challenges associated with managing an international airport in today's fast-moving environment.
September 28-30, 2022
Jackson, Wyoming
Northwest Chapter AAAE Annual Conference and Exposition
January 8-12, 2023
In Person
Maui, HI
Participate in-depth discussions of key issues and get an early preview on what’s ahead for the Washington agenda.
March 1-3, 2023
In Person
Anaheim, CA
The Airport Consultants Council (ACC) and the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) are proud to present the Airport Planning, Design and Construction Symposium - widely known as the preeminent technical event of the year where attendees learn about the latest information and developments affecting the industry.
June 2-5, 2023
In Person
Denver, CO
Save the date and plan to join us in the Mile High City!
April 28-May 1, 2024
In Person
The Big Island, HI
Participate in-depth discussions of key issues and get an early preview on what’s ahead for the Washington agenda.
April 28-May 1, 2024
In Person
Nashville, TN
Save the date for the 96th Annual AAAE Conference & Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee!

Upcoming

December 6-9, 2021
Virtual
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily
The Airport Certified Employee (ACE) Finance virtual series is an overview of the study materials designed to educate and challenge airport personnel with responsibilities for the financial operations at commercial service and general aviation airports or anyone interested in a related career.
December 6-7, 2021
Virtual
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily
If you oversee the operations of airports and military airfields, then this virtual training is for you! Get a solid overview of 14 CFR Part 139 requirements and better understand the federal guidelines that affect the way your airport complies with regulations. The Basic ASOS Training is designed for individuals who are relatively new to airport operations, or have not attended a Basic ASOS before and are currently working in airport management, planning or operations.
December 8-9, 2021
Virtual
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily
Advanced Schools are tailored for individuals who have either attended an earlier ASOS school, experienced one or more annual FAA Certification Inspections or have at least two years of experience in airport operations. The school has fewer prepared presentations, and more group Part 139 problem-solving exercises so that all attendees can actively participate in the proceedings. Participants are encouraged to discuss best management practices and lessons learned at their airports or from other experiences.
On Demand
Virtual
On Demand
Prepare to successfully pass the multiple-choice exam and the final interview to earn your C.M. or Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) designation by attending this dynamic virtual training.
On Demand
Virtual
On Demand
Learn ways in which you can build the mental strength needed to handle psychologically taxing events such as global pandemics like COVID-19, threats, accidents or emergencies that can take place in the airport.
On Demand
Virtual
On Demand
The Airport Master Firefighter (AMF) virtual series is an overview of the study materials designed to educate and challenge airport rescue freighting personnel in preparation to earn the prestigious AMF professional designation.
On Demand
Virtual
On Demand
Cover a variety of techniques and recommendations that address the unique operational challenges and responsibilities of the airport communication center dispatcher.
On Demand
Virtual
On Demand
This two-part series provides an overview of the performance requirements for airport lighting fixtures and the function they perform.
On Demand
Virtual
On Demand
COVID-19 vaccines have started distribution, and normalcy is on the horizon. With that, however, comes a return to the risks of normal passenger traffic. Be prepared with this 2-day overview of emergency response, disaster preparedness and crisis management.
On Demand
Virtual
On Demand
This workshop provides an introduction to the commercial airport world giving attendees a grasp of the different missions and complexities of civilian airport operations. Another component is a discussion on how to approach the job market, including translating military experience into civilian language on a resume, so HR reps will recognize that candidates have the requisite skills for the job.
On Demand
Virtual
On Demand
This course provides both operations and security personnel the necessary information and perspectives on the basics of securing a public-use airport.
On Demand
On Demand
Better understand how airports are financed and how the finance function of the airport performs the services that they provide. We'll cover the sources of revenue, how the budgeting process works and what to you need to know about audits.
On Demand
Virtual
On Demand
Airport 101 is tailored to new airport professionals and incoming public officials to enhance the individual’s understanding of the aviation story, industry leaders, airport management issues, current challenges faced by industry leaders and strategies for implementing sensible strategic plans or goals. It is designed to present new airport board members or commissioners, senior and mid-level airport executives, and entry level with a substantive and thoughtful review of the airport industry.
On Demand
Virtual
On Demand
In this short course we will provide participants with hands-on knowledge of how to mitigate the inevitable disruptions, planned and unplanned events can have on your airport operations. We will review past disruptive events and participants will have the opportunity to engage in a tabletop exercise to test their level of understanding and see how other airports work.