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September 29, 2021

ABA Forum on Air and Space Law to host virtual annual meeting Sept. 30-Oct. 1

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2021 – The American Bar Association Forum on Air and Space Law will host its 2021 Annual Meeting on Sept. 30- Oct. 1 virtually. Leading air and space experts will continue to chart a course for post-pandemic aviation and space industries. They will discuss the pandemic recovery effort, the resurgence of COVID-19 and its sustainability from an industry and government perspective.

Carol A. Petsonk, principal deputy assistant secretary for Aviation and International Affairs at the  U.S. Department of Transportation, will be the keynote speaker at 11a.m. on Thursday. John Putnam, general counsel at the U.S. Department of Transportation will be the keynote speaker on Friday.

ABA Forum on Air and Space Law Annual Meeting and Conference
Sponsored by the ABA Forum on Air and Space Law

Thursday and Friday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1


Program highlights include panel discussions about emerging aircraft technologies; how airports are keeping up with the challenges of emerging technologies; regulating commercial human spaceflight; the regulation of drones and flying cars; and COVID-19 lessons learned. An all-female panel of general counsels in the aerospace industry will discuss their roles and views on top aviation issues.

A complete agenda can be found online.

There is no charge for media covering this event. To register, please contact Betsy Adeboyejo at 202-662-1039 or [email protected].

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