2019 FOAM Agenda

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13th Annual Facility, Operations & Airport Managers
(FOAM) Conference
Hotel Bonaventure Montréal

Join your Canadian Aviation Industry peers in Montreal from May 5 - 8, 2019.
IAAE Canada is coordinating three days of informative sessions and timely discussions on the industry issues that matter most.

Sunday May 5th

      Event

Speaker

Details

Staggered start: 10:00

Golf Outing

 

Club de Golf de l'lle de Montréal

12:00 to 17:30

Trade Show Set up - Exhibitors

Montreal Ballroom

18:00 to 20:00

Meet and Greet Reception

Montreal Ballroom

Free Evening

Monday May 6

THE FUTURE - Looking Ahead

08:00 to 09:00

Hot Breakfast

09:00 to 09:10

Welcome and Opening Remarks:
Paul Ritchi PMP, AAE, Chair, IAAE Canada

 

 

09:10 to 09:15

Transition

09:15 to 09:45

Key Note Speaker

Philippe Rainville, CPA, CA, President & CEO, Aerorports de Montreal

 

09:45 to 9:50

Transition

9:50 to 10:45

Session 1: Global Aviation Trends

Antoine Rostworoski,
Deputy Director General, Programmes & Services, ACI World

What are the global issues and trends in areas like passenger movements & cargo 

10:45 to 11:05

Nutrition Break

11:05 to 12:00

Session 2: The Canadian Perspective

Panelists:
John McKenna, President and CEO, ATAC; Chris Phelan, Vice President, Government and Industry Affairs, CAC; Massimo Bergamini, President and CEO, NACC; TBA, RCAC

How global changes & trends are affecting Canada and Canadian Airports

12:00 to 13:00

Lunch with the Exhibitors 

13:00 to 13:05

Transition

13:05 to 13:45

Session 3: Airports and Social Media

 

The good, the bad and the ugly side of social media. How to interact with the virtual customer

13:45 to 13:50

Transition

13:50 to 14:30

Session 4: The future of CAN-USA Border Crossing

Solomon Wong,
President and CEO,  InterVistas

Examine the intermodal movement of people and cargo across CAN-US Border -how techology is impacting here to improve border crossing & discussion of 6 initiatives currently underway

14:30 to 14:35

Transition

14:35 to 15:15

Session 5IAAE Canada AGM: Paul Ritchi AAE, Chair, IAAE Canada &
Joe Mauro, Executive Director, IAAE Canada

 

 

15:15 to 15:20

Transition

 

 

15:20 to 16:00

Session 6: Technology  Showcase

 

The application of innovation in an airport setting

16:00 to 17:30

Exhibitor Rendevouz I -  food, drink and prizes sponsored by the Exhibitors

 

Free Evening

Tuesday May 7th

THE PRESENT - What's happening now?

08:00 to 09:00

Hot Breakfast

09:00 to 10:00

Session 7: IAAE Canada Accreditation Presentation by Accreditation Candidates

 

 

10:00 to 10:05

Transition

10:05 to 10:45

Session 8: IoT (Internet of Things) Best Practices

Fazle Quasha CM,
Manager, Information Technology,
Fort McMurray Airport Autority

A look at IoT concerns and ways to deal with it; including Blockchain & other technologies

10:45 to 11:05

Nutrition Break

10:45 to 12:20

Session 9: Airport Show and Tell

 

Airports get a chance to talk about exciting projects / upgrades happening at their airport

12:20 to 12:30

Transition

 

 

12:30 to 14:00

Lunch Speaker:

 

 

14:00 to 14:15

 Transition

 

 

14:15 to 14:55

Session 10: Transportation Safety Board

Kathy Fox, Chair,
Transportation Safety Board

TSB Update and Watchlist

14:55 to 15:00

Transition

15:00 to 15:40

Session 11: Airfield Safety Panel

Panelists:
Kathy Fox, Chair, Transportation Safety Board,  Pierre Ruel, Chief, Flight Standards, TC
Focus on safety concerns and solutions in areas such as Approach Lighting, Runway Incursions and GRF 

15:40 to 16:00

Nutrition Break

16:00 to 17:30

Exhibitor Rendevouz II

 

 

17:40

Trade Show Teardown

 

 

18:00 to 21:00

Sponsors Night Out

 

Casual evening at a local hotspot courtesy of Diamond & Platinum sponsors 

Wednesday May 8

THE GAP - How do we bridge the gap between present and future?

07:50 to 08:40

Hot Breakfast

08:40 to 9:40

Session 12: Preparing your Airport for the Future

 

Panel discussion on how to prepare for the future - looking at technology impacts on day-to-day operations 

9:40 to 9:45

Transition

9:45 to 10:25

Session 13: Airports and Accomodating Disabilities

Brad McCannell,
Vice President, Access and Inclusion, Rick Hansen Foundation

How should airports approach passengers with challenges when trying to travel?

10:25 to 10:30

Nutrition Break

10:30 to 11:30

Session 14: Canada Transport Agency

 

Bill C-49 -Passenger Bill of Rights - discussion on its impact and implementation

11:30 to 11:45

Closing Remarks

12:00 to 14:00

Airport Tour : YUL

 

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