February 17, 2017

Former NASA Administrator to speak at ABA Air and Space Law conference in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2017 — Major Gen. Charles Frank Bolden, Jr., former NASA Administrator, will be the luncheon keynote speaker at the American Bar Association Forum on Air & Space Law’s 2017 Update Conference to be held Friday, Feb. 24, in Washington, D.C.

What:   2017 Update Conference
             Sponsored by the ABA Forum on Air & Space Law

When:  Friday, Feb. 24, 12:30-1:45 pm

Where: Mandarin Oriental Hotel
             1330 Maryland Ave. SW
             Washington, D.C. 20024

There will be a conversation with the Ultra Low-Cost Carrier CEOs, Robert L. Fornaro, Spirit Airlines and Maurice J. Gallagher, Allegiant Air at 8:15 a.m.

Aviation experts from leading air and space law firms, the Federal Aviation Administration, Boeing, U.S. Department of Transportation, Transportation Safety Administration and Fed Ex Express will explore top air and space issues and challenges.

Other sessions will focus on the importance of aviation legislative priorities; drones in the National Airspace System, satellites, asteroid mining, the airport-airline relationship and the 10-year anniversary of the air transport agreement between the U.S. and the European Union.

The complete agenda can be found online.

This event is open to members of the press. For media credentialing, please contact Betsy Adeboyejo at Betsy.Adeboyejo@americanbar.org.

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