The Aviation and Forecast Policy Summit will bring together industry analysts, economists, government newsmakers and aviation leaders to discuss the Federal Aviation Administration’s Aviation Forecast and the policy challenges facing the industry. At the summit, the FAA will unveil the latest industry forecast and explain the analyses behind the numbers. Panel discussions and interactive sessions will feature top industry and policy leaders exploring such topics as:
- Updates to the Terminal Area Forecast (TAF) system, the official forecast of aviation activity at FAA facilities. The TAF includes forecasts for FAA towered airports, federally contracted towered airports, nonfederal towered airports and non-towered airports;
- How implementation of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) is affecting the aviation forecast and how it will drive the numbers in the future;
- The view from Capitol Hill on how congressional action might influence the industry;
- How aircraft manufacturers are preparing their own forecasts to meet demand, and
- What airline consolidation means for the industry forecast and more.
All sessions will take place at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C. The summit will begin with registration and continental breakfast with exhibitors at
7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, and will end at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013. The registration fee includes two continental breakfasts,
coffee and refreshment breaks, one lunch and the evening reception. Dress is business attire.