February 20, 2018

FAA official to speak at ABA Air and Space Law conference Feb. 23 in Arlington, Va.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2018 — Charles M. Trippe, Jr., chief counsel for the Federal Aviation Administration, will be the luncheon keynote speaker at the American Bar Association Forum on Air & Space Law’s  2018 Update Conference to be held Friday, Feb. 23, in Arlington, Va.

What:  
2018 Update Conference
Sponsored by the ABA Forum on Air & Space Law

When: 
Friday, Feb. 23, 12-1:30 pm

Where:
Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City
1250 South Hayes Street
Arlington, Va. 22202

The program gets underway at 8:15 a.m. ET with a  Legislative Update Panel where the latest legislative developments from FAA Reauthorization to Infrastructure will be discussed with stakeholders and policymakers with varying perspectives.

Aviation experts from leading air and space law firms, private companies, the FAA, Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation, United Airlines, Amazon, FedEx Express, Spirit Airlines, NASA and Boeing, will explore top air and space issues and challenges.

Other sessions will focus on the importance of aviation legislative priorities; the future role of drones in air transportation, airline customer service, airport funding, and the legal questions surrounding the end of the U.S. operation of the International Space Station in 2024.

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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