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The BC Aviation Council hosts annual events, recognizing accomplishments in our industry, and furthering growth and opportunities for aviation across the province. BCAC also promotes industry events for our members.

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BC Aviation Council Airports Workshop

Cranbrook, British Columbia

Starts: May 02, 2017 at 1:00pm
Ends: May 04, 2017 at 3:00pm
Jan 9, 2017

Venue: St. Eugene Mission, 7777 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC

Hotel Reservations (St. Eugene Mission):
1-866-292-2020 or 250-420-2000
Quote Group: BC Aviation Council #238797
Rate: $99.00 plus taxes per night, S or D occupancy

Discount Air Travel:

Air Canada is offering 10% discount on eligible fares, excluding Tango, for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S for those booking to attend the Cranbrook event only.   Travel period:  April 25 – May 11, 2017

Pacific Coastal Airlines is offering a 50% discount off lowest available Classic fare applicable for travel between all destinations to/from Cranbrook (YXC).   Booking period now to April 30, 2017.  Travel period:  April 30 – May 6, 2017    Any overnight is at attendees expense.

You must register for the Airports Workshop first then contact BCAC Administrator or 604-882-1261 to receive flight booking promotion code.

THEME:  Today’s Collaboration = Tomorrow’s Prosperity

AGENDA — 

TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017

1:00-5:00pm (approx.)
Nine Hole Golf Tournament

Golf cost–$48.09/pp includes cart, club rental extra $20.00

For those not golfing — Guided History Tour — St. Eugene Mission

6:00-8:00pm — Ice Breaker Reception (St. Eugene Pavilion)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017

7:30-8:00am — Registration and Breakfast

8:00-8:15am  Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:15-8:40am —  Keynote: Kootenay Rockies Tourism Update

  • Kathy Cooper, CEO and Travel Trade, Kootenay Rockies Tourism

8:40-9:00am Branding — Sean Carter, Carter Hales Design Group

THEME 1:   Innovationa global view of current breakthroughs and future possibilities

Session 1:  
9:00-10:00am — WAAS, GPS and GNSS Approaches

  • Dave Miller, JetPro Consultants

10:00-10:30am — Airfield Operations and Maintenance Related Innovations, Canadian Funding and Support Programs Supporting Innovation Process

  • Steve McKeown, President/CEO, Team Eagle

10:30-10:45am  — Coffee

Session 2:
10:45-11:30amUAV’s, BPN, RNP 

  • Paul England, Nav Canada
  • Garnet Miller, Nav Canada

11:30-12:00am — Regulatory Update

  • Mark Golden, Inspector, Transport Canada
  • Kip Kallweit, Inspector, Transport Canada

12:00am-1:00pm — Lunch

1:00-2:00pm — Keynote:

  • David Savage, Savage Management Ltd., Negotiations Mastery, (conflict management/public engagement)

2:00-2:30pm — Coffee

THEME 2:    Balancing Act – financial planning in a growth environment

Session 3:
2:30-4:30pm  —  Revenue Streams–Aviation and Non-Aviation (myths, benchmarks, and trends)

  • Alex Welch, InterVISTAS — Opportunities and Benchmarking
  • Jim Meyer, SNC-Lavalin — Air Service Development 101
  • Dan Huang, Urban Systems — Working With Your Community

4:30-5:30pm  — BC Aviation Council Annual General Meeting

5:30-6:00pm  — BCAC Airports Committee Annual General Meeting

6:30-8:30pm  — Evening Reception / Social

  • Cranbrook History Centre (formerly Canadian Museum of Rail Travel) (shuttle from hotel provided)

THURSDAY, MAY4, 2017  (St Eugene Pavilion)

7:30-8:00am  — Registration and Breakfast

8:00-9:00am  — Keynote:

  • Daniel Gooch, Canadian Airports Council — View from Ottawa

THEME 3: Human Resources

Session 4:
9:15-10:15am  — Attraction and Retention

  • Paul Bjorn, McElhanney

10:15-10:45am  — Break

Sesson 5:
10:45-11:45am  — Global View and Market Trends

  • Zubin Daruwala, Airbiz

11:45-12:00am — Break

12:00-1:00pm  — Lunch

1:00-1:30pm  — Keynote:  

  •  Mark Sixel, Sixel Consulting — Air Service Development

THEME 4:  — Technical

Session 6:  
1:30-2:30pm  — Zoning

  • Karl McGrath, Airbiz — Simulation Modeling and/or Managing Noise Complaints and Community Consultation
  • Jack Willms, Tetra Tech EBA — 4th and 5th Edition
  • Marcel Champagne, SNC-Lavalin — Master Planning/Land Use in Vicinity of Airports

2:30-2:45pm  — Wrap up and closing remarks

REGISTRATION COST: 

  • BCAC Member –  $250
  • Non-Member –  $300
  • Students: $100

Rate includes workshop and workshop meals.


Workshop Option
Golf 1:00-5:00 May 2nd
Golf Club Rental
Attendee(s) Name(s)
Company or School Name


If you would like to be a sponsor, contact Donna Farquhar at dfarquhar@bcaviationcouncil.org

THANK YOU TO OUR CURRENT AIRPORT WORKSHOP SPONSORS:

PLATINUM:
Canadian Rockies Int’l Airport
SNC-Lavalin
Vantage Airport Goup

GOLD:
Nanaimo Airport
Terus Construction Ltd.
Tetra Tech EBA
WSP Canada

SILVER:
InterVISTAS Consulting Ltd.
Kelowna Int’l Airport
Pottinger Safety

BRONZE:
AirBiz
Alpha-Aviation (Boundary Bay Airport)
Northwest Regional Airport — Terrace/Kitimat
Prince George Airport
Team-Eagle
Tradewind Scientific
Williams Engineering

OTHERS:
Air Canada
Cranbrook History Centre
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Westholme Graphics

 

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