Below is a preliminary agenda that lists sessions, speakers and their times. We are still waiting to hear back from several speakers and will update this agenda when we have confirmations. Last update: 2/26/20

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11:00 AM ..... Registration Opens

12:30 PM .... Pre-Symposium Trainings

Noise 101 - Greg Maxwell, Casper Steve Alverson, Environmental Science Associates 

FAA & Environmental Reviews 101 - John Brandt, MITRE & Ryan Weller, Federal Aviation Administration

2:15 PM ..... Break

2:30 PM ..... Trainings Continue

Noise 101 - Greg Maxwell, Casper Steve Alverson, Environmental Science Associates 

FAA & Environmental Reviews 101 - John Brandt, MITRE & Ryan Weller, Federal Aviation Administration

4:30 PM ..... Group Meetings

ANO Annual Meeting - Sam Tan, DFW International Airport, Sandy Lancaster, DFW International Airport

Community Group Meeting - Jennifer Landesmann, Sky Posse Palo Alto, Gene Reindel, HMMH, Don Jackson, The MONA Project

Join a discussion about how to measure success in noise and emissions mitigation. Learn about the available data and analytic tools, and how widely used risk management concepts could help take this discussion forward.

6:00 PM ..... Evening Concludes


7:00 AM ..... Registration Opens

8:00 AM ..... Opening Remarks & Welcome

8:10 AM ...... Plenary Presentation: 

Better Together ... Seriously!: Observations on Collaboration to Address Aviation Noise & Emissions

Dennis Probst, Vice President of Development, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

8:55 AM ..... Successful Practices to Improve Community Engagement

Effective Engagement and Consultation for Airspace ChangeGordon Ferguson, Airspace Consultation and Stakeholder Engagement Lead, Heathrow Airport

An Adaptive and Collaborative Approach to Airspace Change - Jonathan Bagg, Senior Manager, Stakeholder and Industry Relations, NavCanada

Successful Community Engagement John Stewart, Chair, Heathrow Association for the Control of Aircraft Noise 

FAA’s Noise Complaint Initiative (NCI) Overview Terry English, Federal Aviation Administration 

10:30 AM ..... Break

11:00 AM .... Legislation and Implementation: The 2018 FAA Reauthorization Act and What Congress and FAA have been up to since

Janet McEneaney, Queens Quiet Skies

Melinda Pagliarello, Director, Environmental Affairs, Airports Council International

Don Scata, Noise Division Manager, Federal Aviation Administration

Craig Wilsey, Program Manager, Boeing Research & Technology

Jose Alonso, Manager of Research & Development, Collins Aerospace

12:20 PM ..... Lunch

1:20 PM .... Assessing Health Effects of Noise & Emissions

National Sleep Study on the Effects of Aircraft Noise on Sleep: Results of two Pilot Field Studies Mathias Basner, Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Long-term aircraft noise exposure and the risk of hypertension in national US studies Junenette Peters, Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Public Health

New recommendations from WHO regarding aircraft noise annoyance is not supported by existing evidence - Truls Gjestland, Senior Research ScientistSINTEF

2:20 PM ..... Break

2:50 PM .... Non-acoustic Factors in Aircraft Noise Impacts

The implications of non-acoustic factors for airport communication and engagement - Paul Hooper, Professor, Manchester Metropolitan University

From Annoyance to Understanding: Initiatives to address Community Annoyance - Robyn Connelly, Director, Community Relations, Greater Toronto Airport Authority

Addressing aircraft noise annoyance - Why non-acoustic factors matter- Dirk Schreckenberg, Senior Researcher, ZEUS GmbH, Center for Applied Psychology, Environmental and Social Research

Incorporating Non-Acoustic Factors in Aircraft Noise Regulatory Policy - Sanford Fidell, Fidell Associates, Inc.

4:05 PM ..... Emerging Airspace Entrants

Environmentally Sustainable “Green Speed" - Gene Holloway, Chief Sustainability Officer, Aerion Supersonic

Shaping a Sustainable Future for Aerospace: The Path to Electrification - Dahlia Pham, Associate Mechanical/Aerospace Engineer, AMPAIRE

Adding the Third Dimension to Urban and Regional Transportation - Yolanka Wulff, Co-Executive Director, Community Air Mobility Initiative

Urban Air Mobility and Local Communities: Sharing insights and continuing the dialoged from NASA / Deloitte Community ConOps Effort - Matt Metcalfe, Managing Director, Deloitte

5:20 PM ..... Welcome Reception


7:00 AM ..... Registration Opens

8:00 AM ..... Opening Remarks

8:05 AM ..... ANO Presentation 

Sam Tan, Environmental Project Manager, DFW Airport

8:35 AM .... Air Traffic Noise & Emissions Management in Practice

Aircraft Noise Management at Helsinki Airport - Samu Tuparinne, Manager, Noise Management, Finavia

The O'Hare Fly Quiet Runway Rotation Program: It's Development, Testing, Approval and Implementation  - Mayor Arlene A. Juracek, Chair, O'Hare Noise Compatibility Commission

The O'Hare Fly Quiet Runway Rotation Program: It's Development, Testing, Approval and Implementation - Rebecca MacPherson, Regional Administrator for the Great Lakes Region, Federal Aviation Administration

Continuous Climb and Descent Operations in Europe: Successes, Challenges, and Way Forward - Rachel Burbidge, Environment and Climate Change, EUROCONTROL

9:50 AM .... Aircraft Operation Strategies for Reducing Noise & Emissions Impacts

United Airline's Efforts in Noise ReductionMelinda Franklin, United Airlines

Delta Air Lines’ Efforts in Noise Reduction - Kallie Glover, Performance Engineer, Delta Air Lines

Jet Blue's Efforts in Carbon Emission Reduction - Sara Bogdan, Jet Blue 

10:50 AM ..... Break

11:20 AM .... Aviation Emission Reduction Efforts

Size distribution and resolution of aircraft and roadway ultrafine particles in communities located near and under flight pathsElena Austin, Assistant Professor, University of Washington

Flying to Zero: Opportunities for Reaching Zero Net Carbon Emissions at Airports Brendan Reed, Director of Planning & Environmental Affairs, San Diego Airport Authority

Striving for Zero:  LAX Ground Support Equipment Emissions Reduction ProgramTami McCrossen, Chief of Airport Planning, Los Angeles World Airport

FAA CLEEN Program Overview Chris Dorbian, CLEEN Program Engineer, Federal Aviation Administration 

12:35 PM ..... Lunch 

1:35 PM .... Climate Change & Aviation

Climate Change and Aviation – Decarbonisation and Adaptation - Rachel Burbidge, Environment and Climate Change, EUROCONTROL

Development of a Climate Resilience Plan – San Diego International Airport Ralph Redman, Manager Airport Planning, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

Sustainable Aviation Fuel: What is it? Megan Boutwell, Stillwater Associates 

Lessons from Sustainable Aviation Fuel Development - Melinda Franklin, Managing Director, Corporate and Government Affairs, United Airlines

2:50 PM ..... Break

3:20 PM .... A Green Renaissance in General Aviation - Latest Trends, Research and Future Outlook 

Effective Rotorcraft Noise Abatement OperationsEric Greenwood, Pennsylvania State University

Electric Aircraft and Solar Airports: Near Zero Noise & EmissionsScott Burgess, President, Eco-Aviation Foundation

Challenges and Solutions in General AviationGabe Andino, Noise Abatement & Environmental Compliance, Teterboro Airport

Special Guest Request for Support - Congress Representative Karen Bass

4:20 PM ..... Symposium Concludes