OREANDA-NEWS. August 23, 2013. The 6th Annual Airports Going Green Conference will be held November 12-14, 2013 at the Chicago Mart Plaza Holiday Inn, Chicago, Illinois.

Register today at www.airportsgoinggreen.org and check back often for updates!

We are pleased to announce that this year's Conference will feature the following sustainability leaders and innovators from around the globe!

Thella Bowens, President and CEO, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

Paul Manasjan, Director, Environmental Affairs, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority
James Crites, Executive Vice President, Operations, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

Ryan Spicer, Enterprise Sustainability Programs Manager, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

Michael Cheyne, Director, Asset Management and Sustainability, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Christine Vitt, Assistant Vice President, Construction and Environmental, Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority

Terry Slaybaugh, Director of Aviation, Dayton International Airport

Peter Horton, Director of Airports, Key West International Airport

Phil Ralston, General Manager Aviation Environmental and Safety, Portland International Airport

Robert Freeman, Airport Environmental Manager, Los Angeles World Airports

Bob Duffner, Environmental Program Supervisor, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Sam Mehta, Environmental Services Manager, San Francisco International Airport (invited)

Geoff Neumayr, Associate Deputy Director, Design, Construction & Technology, San Francisco International Airport

Marc St-Jean, General Manager, Energy Utilities and Conservation, Toronto Pearson International Airport

Scott Morrissey, Environmental/Public Health Analyst, Denver International Airport

Nate Kimball, Airport Environmental Specialist, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Mike Salamone, Senior Program Officer and Manager, Airport Cooperative Research Program, Transportation Research Board

Representatives of the U.S.-China Aviation Cooperation Program, Energy Conservation & Emission Reduction Implementation Strategies

Jimmy Samartzis, Managing Director of Global Sustainability, United Airlines

Anu Chodavarapu, Program Coordinator, Delta Airlines

Thomas Kornacki, Senior Vice President of Food and Beverage, Hudson Group

Bill Bertera, Executive Director, Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure

Anthony Kane, Graduate School of Design (GSD) Rating System Research Director,Harvard University

Elizabeth Heider, Senior Vice President, Skanska USA

Karin Holland, Sustainability Specialist, Haley & Aldrich

Rosemarie Andolino, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Aviation

Amy Malick, Deputy Commissioner of Sustainability, Chicago Department of Aviation

Watch for exciting future announcements on additional Conference and keynote speakers!

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities Available
Demonstrate your company's commitment to the aviation industry by becoming an event sponsor! By doing so, you will showcase your company's dedication to promoting environmental excellence through education. For sponsorship availability, contact Gwen Papineau Basaria, AAAE at (703) 824-0500, ext. 187, or email Gwen.Basaria@aaae.org.

Airports Going Green is the aviation industry's leading sustainability forum, and will offer the opportunity to hear about sustainability case studies, innovations, and achievements. We'll hear from exceptional keynotes and aviation industry leaders on how a commitment to sustainability practices drives decision making, influences the marketplace, and saves money and resources.