Agenda - Aviation Symposium: The Future for Aviation

Tuesday, April 5, 2011



1:00 pm


Hani Mahmassani
Northwestern University Transportation Center

1:05 pm

Introduction: Symposium Moderator

Chris Seher
Director of Aviation Security & Safety
Applied Research Associates, Inc.

1:15 pm

Air Traffic Management – the Path To Success

Neil Planzer
Vice President – Global ATM Solutions
The Boeing Company

1:45 pm

New Technologies in Airframe and Engine Development

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Hans Weber
TECOP International, Inc.

2:15 pm

Use of Systems Data for Preventative Maintenance

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John B. Maggiore
Program Manager
Airplane Health Management
The Boeing Company

2:45 pm


3:00 pm

The Air Freight Market

Carl W. Asmus
Vice President – International Market Development
FedEx Services

3:30 pm

Airline Alliances and Joint Ventures: What’s in it for Me

Perry  A. Cantarutti
Senior Vice President Europe, Middle East and Africa
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
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Robert Gordon
Professor of Economics
Northwestern University
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4:15 pm

O’Hare and Midway:  Preparing for the Future

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Rosemarie S. Andolino
Commissioner Chicago Department of Aviation

4:40 pm

Closing Comments and Symposium Adjournment