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Presentations:

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

0900 – 0945
Alberta/New Brunswick Room
Airline Industry Economics: Past, Present and Forecasted Trends.
Mike Tretheway – InterVISTAS Consulting Inc.

0945 – 1030
ICAO block upgrades.  David Gamper – Airports Council International

1100 – 1130
Alberta/New Brunswick Room
Airport collaborative decision making.  David Gamper – Airports Council International
Ivor Petrak Room
Best practices in airfield asphalt pavement maintenance: Tim Morris – Crafco Inc.

1130 – 1200
Alberta/New Brunswick Room
The Alberta oil sands airports: trans-con to bush strips. Rick Erickson – RP Erickson & Associates
Ivor Petrak Room
Best practices in airfield concrete pavement maintenance.  Hakan Ekim – Teknika Inc. Toronto

1330 – 1410
Alberta/New Brunswick Room
SNOWTAM workshop: Olivier Meier – NAV CANADA, Leonard Taylor – Tradewind Scientific Ltd., Robin Hollett – Toronto Pearson, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Paul Cudmore – Team Eagle Ltd. and Bruce Applin – Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc.
Ivor Petrak Room
An innovative approach used to locate and repair a runway roughness event at YYZ.  Kevin Chee – Greater Toronto Airports Authority and Tony Gerardi – APR Consultants Inc.

1415 – 1500
Ivor Petrak Room
Challenges and solutions to airfield pavement design and construction in remote areas in the north with extreme climatic conditions – A case study.  Ludomir Uzarowski, Ph.D, P.Eng. – Golder Associates Ltd.1415 – 1500

1530 – 1610
Alberta/New Brunswick Room
NOTAM procedures workshop.  Caroline Doucet – NAV CANADA and Olivier Meier  – NAV CANADA
Ivor Petrak Room

Best practices for airport concrete pavement construction.  Gary Mitchell – American Concrete Pavement Association

1615 – 1700
Alberta/New Brunswick Room
FAA airport technology R&D activities pertaining to airport runway safety.  Joseph Breen, P.E. – Federal Aviation Administration
Ivor Petrak Room
Runway concrete slab replacement in record time at YVR.  Lincoln Chan, P.Eng. – Hatch Mott MacDonald

Thursday, September 20, 2012

0830 – 1000
Alberta/New Brunswick Room
Friction panel:  Runway surface friction reporting.  Moderator & Introduction – Thomas J. Yager – Yager Enterprises LLC, retired NASA Langley Research CenterJoerg Simon – Munich Airport International, John Gadzinski – Four Winds Consulting and Armann Norheim – Rapporteur ICAO Friction Task Force
Ivor Petrak Room
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Runway grooving, Norman Wells, NWT.  Aldin Jansen – Department of Transportation, Government of the Northwest Territories
Existing and potential maintenance techniques for low volume / municipal airport runways.  Jean-Martin Croteau, P.Eng. – ColasCanada Inc.

1030 – 1110
New Brunswick Room
Vegetation control, grass maintenance & cutting for small/medium airports. Derwin Hein – YYC Calgary Airport Authority
Alberta Room
Connections in uncertainty: A unique history on how we see risk. John Gadzinski – Four Winds Consulting
Ivor Petrak Room
Asphalt mix optimization for airfields. Sandy Brown – Asphalt Institute

1115 – 1155
New Brunswick Room
Cargojet B727 overrun at the Greater Moncton International Airport:  An operations perspective on aircraft recovery.  Chris Farmer – Greater Moncton International Airport
Alberta Room
Diversions / Irregular Operations (IROPS) planning for large and small airports.  Paul Sichko – MSP – Metropolitan Airports Commission
Ivor Petrak Room
Non-paved airport operators’ obligations and recommendations.  Gord Drysdale – CBR Technology Inc.

1330 – 1500
Alberta/New Brunswick Room
Panel:  Runway surface friction management practices:  rubber removal, testing programs, surface texturing, grooving.  Thomas J. Yager – Yager Enterprises LLC, retired NASA Langley Research Center, John R. Christianson – Port of Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, R. Craig Mellerski  – Air Force Research Laboratory, David Rigsbee – Chemtek, Keith Johnson – Denver International Airport
Ivor Petrak Room
Equipment:  developments in multi-role, restoration programs, purchasing strategies.  Getting the best value from your vehicle fleet.  Preston “Benny” Benedyk – Headquarters, Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency (AFCESA), Mike Carlson – Denver International Airport, Sylvain Marchand – Aeroports de Montreal

1530 – 1610
New Brunswick Room
Effectively managing fatigue in the workplace.  Introduction:  Henry Oberholster – Greater Toronto Airports Authority.  Greg Whiting – Airline Pilots Association, International
1615 – 1700
Safety culture. Ajit (AJ) Borawake – WestJet

1530 – 1700
Alberta Room
Roundtable discussion on a variety of topics that affect airfield maintenance operations. Topics will include snow control operations, cost effective airfield winter maintenance, budget constraints, operator training, deicing productions and aircraft, right-sizing your vehicle fleet, safety and much more. Facilitator: Preston “Benny” Benedyk – Headquarters, Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency (AFCESA)

1530 – 1610
Ivor Petrak
Full-scale testing on asphalt of heavily loaded high inflation pressure aircraft tires. Gordon Hayhoe – U.S. DOT, Federal Aviation Administration

1615 – 1700
Ivor Petrak
Late season/cold weather paving. Sandy Brown – Asphalt Institute

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