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June 21, 2017
The Airport Consultants Council (ACC) is excited to announce the selection of Karen Miles, Civil Engineering Project Manager in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Seattle Airports District Office for the 2017 ACC Agency Best Practices Award.
June 16, 2017
The Airport Consultants Council (ACC) is pleased to welcome Forrest Swonsen, Associate Vice President, Airport Systems and Services at TransCore, as a new member of the ACC Board of Directors.
ACC Young Professionals Host Teaming Best Practices Webinar
June 15, 2017
The ACC Young Professionals hosted their first webinar of 2017 on June 7 covering Teaming Best Practices, Strategies and Etiquette. Participants learned the fundamentals of putting together a responsive and competitive team, identified teaming strategies, and addressed common pitfalls and taboos when working together with other firms. The session was moderated by YP Forum member Cody Parham of HDR, Inc. He was joined by panelists Time Hudson, Gensler; Connie Gowder, Connico; Roddy Boggus, Suffolk; and Mark Day, Blue Grass Airport. The webinar had a considerable attendance, and the YP Forum looks forward to increasing that number with their next webinar to be held in Fall 2017. The Teaming Best Practices webinar is now available for streaming on the ACC website.
June 08, 2017
Cognex provides an image-based solution for reading bar codes in baggage handling systems. Solid state equipment requires virtually no maintenance, provides higher read rates (particularly transfer bags and damaged tags) and delivers faster ROI for BHS operators.
June 07, 2017
Read the latest 'Boggus Blog' post, by 2017 ACC Board of Directors Chair Roddy Boggus.
ACC Welcomes New Member: Secure Insights
June 06, 2017
SecureInsights propels innovations and solutions from concept to implementation. Whether you are in the early stages of development and looking for funding and mission alignment, or going to market with innovative solutions, looking for strategic partners, or to capture market sure, SecureInsights can help.
June 01, 2017
ACC, the Airports Council International – North America and the Associated General Contractors of America wrapped up the third annual Airport Construction Strategy Summit last week in Los Angeles, CA. The ongoing work at LAX was prominently discussed given the location of the event, along with other airport projects and best practices across the country. Sessions discussed DBE/MBE/WBE involvement, project leadership, and the ongoing infrastructure debate taking place in Washington, D.C. Airport sponsors, consultants, and contractors explored their collective roles in the successful outcome of large projects. The open discussion the event provides was welcome, and the event organizers are planning on holding this event again next year in the late spring.
May 26, 2017
AG&E Structural Engenuity
(AG&E) specializes in structural engineering services and its capabilities
in structural design extend to projects for both private and public clients
across the United States. Services provided include Structural Engineering
Design, Laser Scanning LiDAR) + BIM, Vibrations Consulting, and Facilities
Founded in 1971 and headquartered
in San Francisco, Webcor is a full-service GC known for innovative,
collaborative, and high performance construction.
May 23, 2017
ACC Young Professionals Forum held their first regional meet-up last week, thanks to the sponsorship
of HNTB. Almost 20 members in the greater Los Angeles area gathered to network.
A goal this year of the YP Forum leadership is to grow these types of events
around the country and offer members an opportunity to meet peers in their
region. The next event will be held later in June as part of the ACC Airports
Technical Workshop on June 21-22 in Arlington, VA. Special thanks to Jennie
Santoro and HNTB for planning and hosting the event.
Arlington, Virginia | June 21-22, 2017
The ACC Airports Technical Workshop is your one-stop shop for all airport technical issues, featuring round-table sessions with industry subject matter experts as well as FAA and other federal agency decision makers. Key FAA decision-makers are invited to engage in technical discussions with airport development professionals on new and pending Advisory Circulars, guidelines, regulations and legislation affecting airport planning, environmental permitting and engineering. This is an opportunity for industry to help shape future directives, and it is a CAN'T MISS EVENT for those with interest in FAA programs and policies!
Arlington, Virginia | July 18-20, 2017
Entering its ninth year, the ACC/TSA Security Capabilities Workshop has grown into the pre-eminent aviation security conference developed for the industry. Attendees will receive briefings by key representatives from the TSA's Office of Security Capabilities and other DHS agencies, followed by round-table, interactive technical discussions among stakeholders and key decision makers. This event will provide participants a unique opportunity to learn about the latest programs and collectively address challenges.
Thursday, June 08, 2017, 1:00 - 2:30 PM EDT
This ACC Institute online training program includes a panel of industry experts who have a detailed knowledge of FAA approval requirements, federal law on when land releases are needed, and the common risks and pitfalls experienced during the FAA approval process.
Monday, June 12, 2017, 1:00 - 2:30 PM EDT
This ACC Institute online training program will provide an overview of the TSA's Innovation Task Force (ITF) program and review the new Checkpoint Design Guidelines (CDG) Innovation and Concept Supplemental Information 1-2017 v1.