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February 16, 2023

Aviation experts to discuss carbon emissions and electric-power aircrafts at ABA conference

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2023 — The American Bar Association Forum on Air & Space Law’s 2023 Washington Update Conference will be held Friday, Feb. 24, at the Waldorf Astoria Washington, D.C.

Joel Szabat, president of Aviation Strategies, Strongport Strategies, will give the morning keynote address at 8:10 a.m. David Pekoske, administrator of the Transportation Security Administration, will deliver the luncheon keynote at 12:15 p.m. in the Grand A Ballroom.

The conference will feature leading air and space law experts who will discuss recent infrastructure legislation, increasing attention by the Biden Administration on commercial aviation operational policies, the upcoming FAA Reauthorization Act, net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, optical communications, electric-power aircraft and airport-related issues.

2023 Washington Update Conference
Sponsored by the ABA Forum on Air & Space Law

Friday, Feb. 24, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. EST

Waldorf Astoria
1100 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20004

Air and space legal issues and policy perspectives will be explored by aviation experts from air and space law firms, private companies and representatives from the U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation and the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Aviation Safety, Operations and Innovation Subcommittee,  among other leaders in the air and space industry.

The complete schedule can be viewed online.

This event is open to members of the press. For media registration, please contact Betsy Adeboyejo at [email protected].

The ABA is the largest association of lawyers in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.