2012 Operations & Technical Affairs Conference

April 16, 2012 - April 19, 2012 / Las Vegas, NV

Hotel Information

3667 Las Vegas Boulevard. South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

For hotel reservations, please call Planet Hollywood directly at (877) 244-9474. Be sure to identify yourself as being with the ACI-NA by refering to the group code SMACI2  to receive the special group rate of $129.00 USD single/double occupancy plus applicable tax.

The last day to receive this rate is March 21, 2012. Rooms may sell out before this date. Make your reservations early!

Join your colleagues for the premier airports technical event of 2012.  ACI-NA’s Operations & Technical Affairs and the Environmental Affairs committees will be meeting concurrently in Las Vegas for our Spring Conferences.  With all that’s happening in the industry—from NextGen deployment to pending safety management system rules to the uncertain status of FAA Reauthorization, these are conferences you cannot afford to miss.


The Operations & Technical Affairs Committee's five working groups--Planning, Safety & Operations, NextGen, Maintenance & Facilities, and Construction & Project Delivery will be meeting in interactive sessions on Tuesday afternoon (April 17).  The agendas for these sessions are available at the links below:

Planning Working Group
Safety & Operations Working Group
NextGen Working Group

Maintenance & Facilities Working Group

Construction & Project Delivery Working Group


The Clark County Department of Aviation  will host 3 tours of the new terminal during the the Environmental Affairs and Operations and Technical Affairs Conferences.  Each tour will accommodate only 20 people, so tour sign up is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  In order to sign up for a tour you must also be registered for one of the conferences.  To RSVP for a tour, email Casey Jackson(cjackson@aci-na.org) stating which tour time you would prefer followed by your 2nd and 3rd choice times(if your schedule allows).

LAS Terminal 3 Quick Facts:
•    Terminal open date - late June 2012
•    $2.4 billion to construct
•    Approximately 1.9M sq. ft. one-half mile in length
•    8 miles of new roads  
•    14 gates, baggage claim, and ticketing areas
•    Two TSA security checkpoints
•    Automated Tram System between T3 and LAS D Concourse
•    Home to all LAS foreign flag carriers + Alaska, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Sun Country, United/Continental, Virgin America.
•    State-of-the-art U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry

Tour Times:
Wednesday, April 18:  1:00 - 4:00 pm
Thursday, April 19:  12:30 - 3:30 pm

A shuttle bus will pick you up at Planet Hollywood and, after the tour, deliver you to LAS departures for your trip home or take you back to Planet Hollywood if you are staying in Las Vegas.  The tour times listed above are door to door.

Total tour time:
Approximately 2.5-3 hours door-to-door, and will include a tour of the ticketing areas, hold room areas, and the baggage claim areas.

Who Should Attend
Airport Operations and Maintenance Professionals
Airport Safety, Operations, & Maintentance Professionals.
Airport Facility and Land Use Planners
Airport Engineers, Architects, and Designers
Capital Program Managers
Any professional interested in learning about aviation trends or meeting the industry's leaders
Registration Information

Your conference registration fee includes:

  •  All conference materials
  • Continental breakfasts (Tue/Wed/Thur)
  • Lunch (Tue/Wed/Thur)
  • Morning/Afternoon coffee breaks (Tue/Wed/Thur)
  • Hors d'oeuvres reception (Monday)

Online registratoin is now closed but you can still attend the conference!
Register on-site at the ACI-NA registration desk at he Planet Hollywood Hotel in  Las Vegas, NV.

Early Bird Registration Fees (by March 21)
ACI/ACI-NA/CAC Member: $695 USD
Non-Member: $1045 USD
US/Canadian Federal Government:  $475

Regular Registration Fees (after March 21)
ACI/ACI-NA Member: $795
Non-Member: $1,195 USD
US/Canadian Federal Government:  $475

On-site Registration fee increases $100 for members and non-members.

If you do not have an ACI-NA website login, you can create an account. Helpful Hint: Your login is your e-mail address. If you have forgotten your password, it can be e-mailed to you via the online registration process.

If you need assistance creating an account or registering online, please call ACI-NA at (202) 293-8500.

Please note: Cancellations must be submitted in writing to meetings@aci-na.org. Cancellation requests received by March 21, 2012 are subject to a $100 processing fee and will be processed after the meeting takes place. There will be no refunds after this date. Substitutions will be honored at any time and all no-shows will be billed.

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