The aviation security landscape has been rapidly evolving, specifically with regard to renewed federal priorities on employee vetting and employee access control at airports. This year’s AAAE Airport Credentialing and Access Control Conference will continue the tradition of bringing together airport security and credentialing personnel, TSA leadership, and leading industry technology experts to explore the current challenges we face as an industry as well as identify best practices and respond to evolving changes in regulatory requirements and technology advancements.
The Airport Innovation Forum is a show for innovators and airport thought leaders interested in shaping the future of airports. A combination of thought provoking keynotes, expert panels, and interactive discussions provided attendees with insights into the future of airports and how they make their mark. Our CEO, Ed English, also presented on what’s happened at ELERTS since winning Airport Shark Tank in 2017, including the launch of See Say Airport at DEN.
Airport emergencies require an immediate and coordinated response. The AAAE International Airport Emergency Management Conference focused on what happens when the unexpected happens or dangerous conditions do occur. Through prepared presentations, open discussions, and actual emergency management case studies, this conference primarily looked at all types of airport emergencies and coordinated response efforts as identified by the Airport Emergency Plan (AEP), National Incident Management System (NIMS), and other federal regulations. This conference also assisted airport operators and key response personnel in creating a 360-degree view of emergency preparedness.
For all rail modes – urban, commuter, high-speed, and intercity – this technical conference featured sessions on technology, operations, maintenance, safety & security, planning, finance, capital projects, workforce development, and more. Attendees experienced the latest industry advances at the Products & Services Showcase and in technical tours.
EXPO is the premier annual event for community and public transportation professionals to participate in essential learning events and network with colleagues. Speakers and sessions kept attendees up to date with innovative technology, workforce development, communication strategies, funding, and regulations. The EXPO also featured a trade show with all of the latest community transportation goods and services.
This technical, educational program covered operations and maintenance, accessibility and paratransit, integrated mobility and transformative technology, first- and last-mile transportation, safety and security, planning and sustainability, funding and finance, capital programs, procurement, and workforce development. Additional attendee opportunities included a Maintenance Managers Workshop, DBE Academy Training, National Transit Institute training courses, Bus Display, Products & Services Showcase, and technical tours.
Our CEO, Ed English, spoke on Improving Transportation Safety via Crowd Sourcing + Mobile. Other speakers hailed from Boston’s MBTA, USDOT, MA State Police, NHDOT, RIDOT, and more.
OPTA is the primary advocate for public transportation in Ohio. Now nearly 400 members strong, the Association provides leadership, resources, training, support, technical assistance, media outreach, public engagement, and governmental relations services to public and private transit agencies across the state.
The Annual Conference is focused on changing the airport experience, one innovation at a time.
The region’s most comprehensive conference where notable industry leaders shared the latest transit technology.
The Legislative Conference educated members on important federal legislation and policy initiatives; provided members with the opportunity to shape future industry positions and federal transportation policy; provided direction on the industry’s legislative strategy and advocacy efforts with the U.S. Congress and executive branch; and offered sessions with key members of Congress, Administration officials, staffers and Washington opinion makers.
San Antonio, TX
This conference focused on current and upcoming legislative issues regarding public transportation and transit in the State of Texas.