November 19, 2019

2020 Air & Space Law Update Conference

 February 28th, 2020

February 28th, 2020

Washington, DC

2020 Update Conference
February 28th, 2020
W Hotel | Washington, DC

Meeting Schedule

8:45 am

The Legislative Outlook in a Presidential Election Year

Moderator:
Ed Mortimer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC

Panelists:
Alex Burkett, House Aviation Subcommittee, Washington, DC

Michael Reynolds, Senate Commerce Committee, Washington, DC

Holly Woodruff Lyons, House Aviation Subcommittee, Washington, DC

Kristine O’Brien, Airlines for America, Washington, DC

9:45 – 10:30 am

A Day in the Life of an Attorney in Air Cargo

Moderator: 

Dontai Smalls, UPS, Washington, DC

Panelists:
Brenda Allen, Louisville Regional Airport Authority, Louisville, KY

Amy Bianchino, FedEx, Washington, DC

George Kopscay, Atlas Air, Purchase, NY

10:30 – 10:45 am  Networking Break

10:45 – 11:15 am

Emerging Drone Technologies and Regulatory Evolution

Lisa Ellman, Hogan Lovells, Washington, DC

11:15-11:45 am

Getting to Space - Virgin Galactic's Legal and Regulatory Journey

Mike French, Aerospace Industry Association, Arlington, VA

Richard Dalbello
, Virgin Galactic, Washington, DC

11:45 am - 12:00 pm - NO CLE

Airline Distribution: Observations on Industry Developments and DOJ's lawsuit challenging Sabre's acquistion of Farelogix

Laura Collins, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Washington, DC 

12:00 pm       

 Luncheon:  Wheels Up – Innovation and Competition in Private Aviation

1:15 – 2:30 pm

Complex Airport Issues: What you need to know about Public-Private Infrastructure, Other Complex Transactions, and PFAS

Moderator:

David Y. Bannard, Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell, Boston, MA 

Panelists:

Garland L. Reid, Delta Air Lines, Atlanta, GA

Eric A.S. Richards, O’Melveny, Los Angeles, CA

Neal Attermann, Citi, New York, NY

Brett Smith, Propeller Airports, New York, NY

PFAS: What You Need to Know  

Jeff Longsworth, Barnes and Thornburg, Washington, DC

2:30 – 3:00 pm      

Consolidation in the U.S. Airline Industry: Myths vs Facts

Darin Lee, Compass Lexecon, Boston, MA

 3:20 pm       

 Networking Break

3:30 pm                    

FAA Perspectives on Safety Certification  

Jeff Klang, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Washington, DC

4:00 – 5:00 pm       

Passenger Aviation in the Digital Age

Thomas Canfield, Spirit Airlines, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Michael Carbone, JetBlue Airways, New York, NY

5:00 pm  

Reception

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CLE Credit

The ABA will seek 6.25 hours of CLE credit in 60-minute states, and 7.5 hours of CLE credit for this program in 50-minute states. Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules. Please visit the website for program CLE details or visit www.americanbar.org/mcle for general information on CLE at the ABA. For more information about CLE accreditation in your state, visit www.americanbar.org/cle/mandatory_cle.html or contact Dawn R. Holiday dawn.holiday@americanbar.org or 312-988- 5660.