FAA Administrator Will Speak on the Future of Aviation and Space Industries

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 20, 2013 — Michael Huerta, the administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration, is the opening keynote speaker at the _ Forum on Air and Space Law’s 2013 Update Conference Feb. 27 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Holly Woodruff Lyons and Giles Giovinazzi from the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure/Subcommittee on Aviation and Rich Swayze and Bailey Edwards (invited) from the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation/Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety and Security will discuss the priorities of the new Congress during a panel discussion.

Nick Calio, president and CEO of Airlines for America, will give the luncheon keynote address on the concerns and priorities of the airline industry. Other sessions will focus on aviation labor relations and the future of commercial human spaceflight.

Forum on Air and Space Law 2013 Update Conference

Wednesday, Feb. 27

Ritz-Carlton Hotel
1150 22nd Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20037

A full program agenda can be found here.

For media credentialing, please contact Betsy Adeboyejo at . Media unable to attend but interested in reporting on the issues to be discussed at this conference should contact . There is no charge for media to attend this event.

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