• ACC Represented Coast to Coast! 

    July 27 , 2017

    It was a busy week for ACC as staff participated in high-level airport development events across the country. ACC President T.J. Schulz moderated a panel discussion on procurement practices at the Airports P3 Summit in San Diego. ACC Board Chair Roddy Boggus with Suffolk participated in the P3 procurement panel and joined Schulz and Matt Griffin in welcoming a number of guests at the ACC booth. Over 900 delegates attended the conference. In Miami, Colleen Flood and Daniel Jagdmann joined hundreds of colleagues at the Florida Airports Council Annual Conference, where they met up with a number of ACC members and other industry officials.

  • ACC and TSA Host Record-Setting Security Capabilities Workshop 

    July 20, 2017

    A record-setting number of 250 participants joined the Airport Consultants Council (ACC) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for the ninth annual Security Capabilities Workshop in Washington, D.C.  Industry experts and representatives from the TSA and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shared upcoming initiatives, global security trends, and insight into the TSA's recent reorganization.  Attendees also had the opportunity to engage face-to-face with the TSA in smaller, interactive roundtable sessions.  

  • Mario Wilson of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Named Recipient of the 2017 ACC Agency Best Practices Award

    July 19, 2017

    The Airport Consultants Council (ACC) is pleased to announce the selection of Mario Wilson of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for the 2017 ACC Agency Best Practices Award! 

  • ACC Young Professionals Meet in Downtown Chicago for Regional Meet-Up

    July 18, 2017

    The ACC Young Professionals Forum held the most recent Regional Meet-Up in Downtown Chicago on July 18, 2017.  The event, organized by Sarah Contreras, Chris Groh, Adam Hardy and Connor Maldonato, hosted over 30 participants interested in networking and learning from their airport development peers.  The ACC YPs would like to extend a thank you to Kimley-Horn and Landrum & Brown for sponsoring the Chicago Meet-Up. The next ACC YP Forum Regional Meet-Up will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area on August 3, 2017.  

  • ACC Young Professionals Forum Hosts Second Regional Meet-Up in Washington, D.C. 

    June 29, 2017

    The ACC YP Forum held their second Regional Meet-Up in the DC/Maryland/Virginia area in conjunction with the 2017 ACC Airports Technical Workshop.  Over 30 attendees participated, including a number of mentors and associates that engaged and networked with the YPs.  An overall success, the YP Forum looks forward to holding Regional Meet-Ups across the nation on a consistent basis.  The next event will be located in Chicago on July 18, 2017.  A special thank you to YP Forum Lead Sri Kumar and Connico, Inc. for planning and hosting the event. 

  • FAA and Industry Share Best Practices at the 2017 ACC Airports Technical Workshop 

    June 29, 2017

    Up to 20 FAA officials joined ACC members at the 2017 Airports Technical Workshop last week in Arlington, Virginia.   The event was well-attended across two days, and included a number of technical sessions that featured FAA decision makers and industry subject matter experts.  Participants engaged in roundtable discussions on new and pending Advisory Circulars, guidelines, regulations and legislation that might affect airport planning, environmental permitting and engineering.  Thank you to our sponsors, Mead & Hunt, HMMH, and Airport Improvement for assisting ACC to throw a successful workshop.  We look forward to next year! 

  • Karen Miles of the FAA Seattle Airports District Office Named Recipient of 2017 ACC Agency Best Practices Award

    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. 

  • Forrest Swonsen Named to the 2017 ACC Board of Directors

    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 Airports Technical Workshop

    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!

  • ACC/TSA Security Capabilities Workshop

    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.