HNTB Brings Expertise to the ACC/AAAE Airport Planning, Design and Construction Symposium

March 18, 2016

HNTB Corp. continued its aviation industry leadership and involvement at the 2016 Airport Consultants Council/American Association of Airport Executives Airport Planning, Design and Construction Symposium held in Salt Lake City, Utah. The conference and exhibition brings airport professionals of all disciplines and experience levels together to discuss the latest technical trends affecting the industry.

With more than 800 attendees, the conference was the best attended in its 22-year history with industry experts participating in planning, environmental issues, architecture, engineering, program management/construction management, security, information technology and airport operations.  

HNTB leaders contributing to the symposium agenda included presentations by senior aviation planner Justin Bychek on “New FAA Focus Areas, RIM – the newest FAA program and how to successfully work through the process” and project architect Jennie Santoro on “Boomers to Zoomers: Passing the Torch to Generation Z!”

In addition, Laddie Irion, HNTB aviation market sector leader and senior vice president, was appointed to the board of the AAAE Corporate Committee. 

As part of the program for aviation young professionals, Clint Laaser, HNTB project manager/terminal planner, was recognized as a top “40 under 40” in the Young Professionals forum.

“HNTB continues its active engagement and participation in key aviation industry conferences that serve to educate professionals about the latest trends and innovations that will impact airport professionals now and into the future,” said Irion. “This symposium allows us to share our expertise and thought leadership with many of our top clients and industry colleagues.”