Airline Dispatchers Federation.
Representing the professional interests of the Aircraft Dispatcher.

October 02, 2017
13:00-17:00
ADF Fall Business Meeting (ADF Board Members Industry guests are welcome)

17:30-19:30
Industry Gathering by Sponsor Showcase
Meet our sponsors and see all of their newest products & services.
Open Bar and hors d'oeuvres
(Doubletree)




October 3, 2017

07:30-08:50 
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Visit with our sponsors

08:50-09:00 
Opening Remarks
Scholarship Recipients
(FSI, Jeppesen, TAS)

09:00-10:30
AOC, GOG, NOC, OCC Leadership Panel Presentation


Vik Krishnan: Moderator

Lorne Cass, VP IOC, (AAL)
Dave Holtz, Sr VP OCC, (DAL)
Matt Hafner, VP NOC (SWA) 
Tracy Lee, VP NOC (UAL)

10:35-11:05
Network Break
Visit with our sponsors

11:10-11:45 
Scott Stacy- FAA ASI

11:50-12:10
Mike White- AVTEC

12:15-13:30 
Lunch 
Steve Caisse
The Aircraft Dispatcher in the United States: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow?

13:40-14:10 
Gene Kim, SWA
The Impact of Drones on Aircraft Dispatcher Ops

14:15-15:20 
Jake Zelman
9/11: Voices of the Aircraft Dispatchers
(A Video Documentary)

15:20-15:50 
Network Break
Visit with our sponsors

15:55-16:15
Bill Moren
Jeppesen

16:20-17:15 
Don Eick
NTSB

17:20-17:30
Closing Comments End Day 1


Southwest Airlines is giving tours of their NOC and hosting its famous “Deck Reception” with live music (Derek Lee Band) food, and drinks!



October 04, 2017

07:30-09:00
AM Continental Breakfast

09:00-09:45
ADF Dispatch Industry Update
Joe Miceli, ADF President
Matthias Dubeck, EUFALDA President
Russell Williams, IFALDA President

09:50-10:20
Aviationworks4U
Joe Miceli

10:25-10:45 
Network Break
Visit with our sponsors

10:45-11:30
Dave Conklin, United Airlines
Safety Reporting, Hazard Identification, and Corrective Action Processes


11:35-12:20
Jeff Elrod
Dispatch Professional Standards

12:25-12:30
Closing Remarks-End of Summit

Jeff Elrod will be available to those airlines interested in setting up (DPS) Dispatch Professional Standards for their airlines.

13:00-1700
Jeff Elrod
DPS-Dispatch Professional Standards Class

Note: Due to our speaker’s busy schedules, times and/or presenters may change.