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2022 Air Carriers Purchasing Conference

Browse our 2022 conference agenda below. Agenda is subject to change.

All Days
Saturday, August 27
Sunday, August 28
Monday, August 29
Tuesday, August 30

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Badge Pickup

Marriott Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:00 am
12:00 pm

Airline Round Table Appointment Selection

Marriott Grand Ballroom Foyer
9:00 am
12:00 pm

ACPC Business Development Hub

San Diego Ballroom
hosted by Interactive Training Solutions, LLC
Take advantage of FREE coaching in key areas that are critical for creating, developing and maintaining a strong business network! Learn more >
9:00 am
4:00 pm

Meet & Greet Sessions

San Diego Ballroom
9:00 am
4:30 pm

Hospitality Suite

San Diego Ballroom
9:00 am
5:30 pm

Professional Development Session - Mastering the ACPC Mobile App

Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
Morgan Noble
In this session you will learn how to navigate, network and make the most out of your ACPC experience by mastering the ACPC mobile app. Learn more >
10:00 am
11:00 am

Airline New Attendee Orientation

Torrey Pines 1-3
New to the ACPC? This session is specifically designed for Airline attendees. Learn more about the conference and how to take advantage of all of the networking and learning opportunities available with your Airline Registration.
11:15 am
12:00 pm

Supplier New Attendee Orientation

Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
New to the ACPC? This session is specifically designed for Supplier attendees. Learn more about the conference and how to take advantage of all of the networking and learning opportunities available with your Supplier Registration.
11:15 am
12:00 pm

Headshot Photo Lounge

San Diego Ballroom
Deb Scally Photography
Sit for a free headshot photo to use on LinkedIn, social media, company website, company portfolio, marketing or advertising - wherever a good photo is required! Deb Scally is Nashville-based portrait photographer with more than a decade of experience in public and private sector events.
12:00 pm
4:30 pm

Professional Development Session - Roundtable Power Up

Rancho Santa Fe
David Suarez
Get the most out of your Airline Roundtable meetings by boosting your sales, messaging, and communication skills designed to make a lasting impact on your Airline audience. From advance preparation, to openings, to positioning in the industry or sector, to USPs, to unforgettable closes, Roundtable Power Up will arm you with the essentials to stand out and close deals! Learn more >
1:00 pm
2:00 pm

Airline Round Table Appointment Selection

Marriott Grand Ballroom Foyer
1:00 pm
4:00 pm

Badge Pickup

Marriott Grand Ballroom Foyer Ballroom
1:00 pm
7:00 pm

Peer to Peer Chat Circle - Rising Leaders: Going from Peer to Boss

Torrey Pines 1-3
Are you a young professional or new to the aviation industry? This conversation-style session provides a space for you to ask questions, share your experiences, challenges, and resources with other attendees who share similar challenges. Pre-registration is required and available during online registration, as space is limited.
1:15 pm
2:15 pm

Professional Development Session- How to Stand Out with Your Value Story

Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
David Goad
Do you ever find yourself fumbling for the right words when someone asks you what you do? Have you ever rambled on and on and wondered why your prospect drifts away? How do you separate your company from the competition? In this one-hour breakout workshop, you will learn how to tell a compelling business story to boost your business outcomes. You’ll learn the four essential elements of an elevator pitch, and the keys to instantly connecting with a prospect on camera or in person. We will also include live coaching for those who volunteer. Learn more >
2:00 pm
3:30 pm

Learn the Ancient Art of Origami in the Hospitality Suite

San Diego Ballroom
hosted by One World Partner - Japan Airlines
Explore the history, culture and meaning behind the timeless papercraft of origami. Have fun, relax and learn as skilled professionals walk you through each step of folding to complete your own work of origami to take home after the conference.

2:00 pm
4:00 pm

Peer to Peer Chat Circle - Unique Challenges Faced by Women in the Aviation Industry

Torrey Pines 1-3
It’s no secret that women face unique challenges as business professionals. Join other women in this conversation-style session for an opportunity to ask questions, share your experiences, challenges, and resources with other attendees who share similar challenges. Pre-registration is required and available during online registration, as space is limited.
3:15 pm
4:15 pm

Professional Development Session - Making Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You

Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
David Suarez
Learn the secrets that will power up your LinkedIn profile through interactive instruction and walk out with a profile showcasing how you are the go-to person for what you do, why your customers, suppliers and colleagues love you, and how you help your customers with your service or product, all designed to get you new business today! Learn more >
3:45 pm
4:45 pm

Live Crowd Trivia Contest

San Diego Ballroom
with host Jay Bant
Live Crowd Trivia Contest returns this year in the Hospitality Suite with all new content. Test your knowledge against the best of the best on Aviation Topics. Winners get prizes!
5:00 pm
5:30 pm

Welcome Reception & Welcome Address

San Diego Ballroom
Shawn Wilson & Stephanie Cootsona
Enjoy appetizers and cocktails during this reception, network with other attendees and hear from your Supplier and Airline Chairmen as they welcome you to the 2022 ACPC!
5:30 pm
7:00 pm

Sunday, August 28, 2022

Aviation Networking Forum - Booth Set-Up for Suppliers

Pacific Ballroom
Registered Suppliers with reserved booth space may set up their booths during this time.
8:30 am
11:30 am

Badge Pickup

Marriott Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:30 am
6:00 pm

Professional Development Session - The Myth of Motivation: What to Do Instead for Lasting Change

Rancho Santa Fe
Elizabeth Lucas-Averett (ELA)
How do I get motivated? Why can’t I stay motivated? Spoiler alert: IF MOTIVATION WORKED, WE WOULD ALL KNOW HOW BY NOW… What are you trying to accomplish in your life? Whether your goals are professional, personal or both, ELA is sharing what to do instead for lasting change and creating the life that you want, and success as you define it. Learn more >
9:00 am
10:00 am

Airline Round Table Appointment Selection

Marriott Grand Ballroom Foyer
9:00 am
6:00 pm

Headshot Photo Lounge

San Diego Ballroom
Deb Scally Photography
Sit for a free headshot photo to use on LinkedIn, social media, company website, company portfolio, marketing or advertising - wherever a good photo is required! Deb Scally is Nashville-based portrait photographer with more than a decade of experience in public and private sector events.
10:00 am
3:30 pm

Hospitality Suite

San Diego Ballroom
10:00 am
3:30 pm

Meet & Greet Sessions

San Diego Ballroom
10:00 am
3:30 pm

ACPC Business Development Hub

San Diego Ballroom
hosted by Interactive Training Solutions, LLC
Take advantage of FREE coaching in key areas that are critical for creating, developing and maintaining a strong business network! Learn more >
10:00 am
3:30 pm

Professional Development Session - Mastering the ACPC Mobile App

Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
Morgan Noble
In this session you will learn how to navigate, network and make the most out of your ACPC experience by mastering the ACPC mobile app. Learn more >
10:15 am
11:15 am

Peer to Peer Chat Circle - Being a Young or New Professional in the Aviation Industry

Torrey Pines 1-3
Are you a young professional or new to the aviation industry? This conversation-style session provides a space for you to ask questions, share your experiences, challenges, and resources with other attendees who share similar challenges. Pre-registration is required and available during online registration, as space is limited.
10:30 am
11:30 am

Private Airline Luncheon

Marriott Grand Ballroom 2-5
Ken Newton of Alaska Airlines
11:30 am
12:45 pm

Professional Development Session - How to Stand Out with Your Value Story

Rancho Santa Fe
David Goad
Do you ever find yourself fumbling for the right words when someone asks you what you do? Have you ever rambled on and on and wondered why your prospect drifts away? How do you separate your company from the competition? In this one-hour breakout workshop, you will learn how to tell a compelling business story to boost your business outcomes. You’ll learn the four essential elements of an elevator pitch, and the keys to instantly connecting with a prospect on camera or in person. We will also include live coaching for those who volunteer. Learn more >
11:30 am
1:00 pm

Professional Development Session - Personal Development for Professional Success

Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
Jason Lewis
How often do we focus on professional development without a personal development focus? One can only develop professionally once he or she has obtained the tenacity and drive to be their best self. In this session, Jason shares tips and practices, based on his experiences, to help you implement personal growth into your career development. Learn more >
1:00 pm
2:00 pm

Aviation Networking Forum - Airlines Only

Pacific Ballroom
This time is reserved for Airline attendees only to peruse the exhibit area
1:00 pm
3:30 pm

Peer to Peer Chat Circle - Rising Leaders: Going from Peer to Boss

Torrey Pines 1-3
Transitioning from “coworker” to “boss” can be a difficult journey that leads to sticky situations and unique challenges for the new manager. This conversation-style session provides a space for you to ask questions, share your experiences, challenges, and resources with other attendees who share similar challenges. Pre-registration is required and available during online registration, as space is limited.
1:30 pm
2:30 pm

Professional Development Session - Exporting Aircraft Parts in an Increasingly Complicated World

Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
Jason Dickstein
The world is a big market, and being able to export aircraft parts to other countries dramatically expands your marketplace. But at the same time, U.S. export law poses a scary array of regulations from multiple different U.S. agencies. New regulations pertaining to places like China, Russia, and Belarus are just a small sampling of the changes that are happening on an almost daily basis. Export doesn’t have to be frightening! This session will discuss how to navigate the U.S. export regulations to compliantly ship aircraft parts around the world, with a focus on some of the most recent changes affecting aircraft parts transactions. Learn more >
2:15 pm
3:15 pm

Aviation Networking Forum - Open to Airline & Supplier Attendees

Pacific Ballroom
The exhibit area is open both Airline & Supplier attendees during this time. Learn more >
3:30 pm
6:00 pm

Buffet Style Dinner Reception

Marina Terrace
7:00 pm
10:00 pm

Dinner Entertainment

Marina Terrace
The Red Clay Rumble
Listen to the acoustical sounds of The Red Clay Rumble - featuring Seth Watters and the ACPC's very own Mike Ballou of VSE Aviation - while enjoying a quintessential coastal dining experience along the San Diego Bay waterfront.
7:30 pm
10:00 pm

Monday, August 29, 2022

Airline Private Networking

Marina Ballroom
Airline Attendees - Come early and enjoy coffee and bagels while networking with other airline attendees before the Round Table Sessions begin.
9:00 am
9:50 am

Professional Development Session - Business as the Ultimate Multi-Sport - How to Win

Rancho Santa Fe
Elizabeth Lucas-Averett (ELA)
As a competitive, part-time triathlete and full-time business owner, ELA is sharing 5 lessons learned the hard way about how to “run your best race,” what not to do, and how to win, whether it’s competing in business, being the best leader you want be, accomplishing your personal goals or - who knows – maybe even your first triathlon! Learn more >
9:00 am
10:00 am

Airline Roundtable Appointment Selection Support

Marriott Grand Ballroom East Registration Desk
9:00 am
10:00 am

Badge Pickup & Customer Service

Marriott Grand Ballroom East Registration Desk
9:00 am
10:00 am

Headshot Photo Lounge

San Diego Ballroom
Deb Scally Photography
Sit for a free headshot photo to use on LinkedIn, social media, company website, company portfolio, marketing or advertising - wherever a good photo is required! Deb Scally is Nashville-based portrait photographer with more than a decade of experience in public and private sector events.
9:00 am
12:00 pm

Meet & Greet Sessions

San Diego Ballroom
9:00 am
12:00 pm

Hospitality Suite

San Diego Ballroom
9:00 am
12:00 pm

ACPC Business Development Hub

San Diego Ballroom
hosted by Interactive Training Solutions, LLC
9:00 am
12:00 pm

Airline Round Table Sessions

Marina Ballroom
10:00 am
12:00 pm

Professional Development Session - Personal Development for Professional Success

Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
Jason Lewis
How often do we focus on professional development without a personal development focus? One can only develop professionally once he or she has obtained the tenacity and drive to be their best self. In this session, Jason shares tips and practices, based on his experiences, to help you implement personal growth into your career development. Learn more >
10:15 am
11:15 am

Peer to Peer Chat Circle - Being a Young or New Professional in the Aviation Industry

Torrey Pines 1-3
Are you a young professional or new to the aviation industry? This conversation-style session provides a space for you to ask questions, share your experiences, challenges, and resources with other attendees who share similar challenges. Pre-registration is required and available during online registration, as space is limited.
10:30 am
11:30 am

Luncheon and Keynote Speaker

Marriott Grand Ballroom
Manley Feinberg
12:15 pm
1:30 pm

Airline Round Table Sessions

Marina Ballroom
1:50 pm
5:00 pm

Professional Development Session - Vertical Momentum Workshop

Rancho Santa Fe
Manley Feinberg
Join Keynote Speaker, Manley Feinberg, in this follow-up workshop for a deep dive learning experience on how to implement and share what you've learned with others when you return to the office after the conference.
2:00 pm
3:00 pm

Meet & Greet Sessions

San Diego Ballroom
2:00 pm
5:00 pm

Headshot Photo Lounge

San Diego Ballroom
Deb Scally Photography
Sit for a free headshot photo to use on LinkedIn, social media, company website, company portfolio, marketing or advertising - wherever a good photo is required! Deb Scally is Nashville-based portrait photographer with more than a decade of experience in public and private sector events.
2:00 pm
5:00 pm

Hospitality Suite

San Diego Ballroom
2:00 pm
6:00 pm

ACPC Business Development Hub

San Diego Ballroom
hosted by Interactive Training Solutions, LLC
Take advantage of FREE coaching in key areas that are critical for creating, developing and maintaining a strong business network! Learn more >
2:00 pm
6:00 pm

Peer to Peer Chat Circle - Unique Challenges Faced by Women in the Aviation Industry

Torrey Pines 1-3
It’s no secret that women face unique challenges as business professionals. Join other women in this conversation-style session for an opportunity to ask questions, share your experiences, challenges, and resources with other attendees who share similar challenges. Pre-registration is required and available during online registration, as space is limited.
2:30 pm
3:30 pm

Professional Development Session - The Myth of Motivation: What to do Instead for Lasting Change

Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
Elizabeth Lucas-Averett (ELA)
How do I get motivated? Why can’t I stay motivated? Spoiler alert: IF MOTIVATION WORKED, WE WOULD ALL KNOW HOW BY NOW… What are you trying to accomplish in your life? Whether your goals are professional, personal or both, ELA is sharing what to do instead for lasting change and creating the life that you want, and success as you define it. Learn more >
3:15 pm
4:15 pm

Professional Development Session - New FAA and EASA Regulations on Safety Management for MROs and Manufacturers

Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
Jason Dickstein
EASA has issued its Safety Management Systems (SMS) regulations and the FAA is expected to issue its proposed SMS regulations shortly after ACPC. These are the SMS regulations that apply to MROs and manufacturers. This workshop will introduce you to the elements of SMS, with a particular focus on Safety Risk Management (SRM) under the new SMS regulations. Learn more >
4:30 pm
5:30 pm

Live Crowd Trivia II

San Diego Ballroom
with host Jay Bant
If you missed the fun on Saturday night, this is your chance to test your knowledge against the best of the best on Aviation Topics. For those of you who played on Saturday, come back and play again in an all new game. Winners get prizes!
5:00 pm
5:30 pm

Semi Formal Banquet Dinner

Marriott Grand Ballroom
Semi Formal Attire/Business Attire (No Jeans, T-Shirts, Shorts)
7:00 pm
9:00 pm

Entertainment

Marriott Grand Ballroom
Journey Tribute Band - Voyager AZ
Voyager delivers a high energy musical revival of one of the top selling arena rock bands of all time. Their live show will take you on a trip back through Journey's catalog of greatest hits, recapturing a golden era of incredible classic rock. Stay for the second set to enjoy a show featuring chart hits from the 60's to today.
9:00 pm
10:45 pm

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Supplier Closed Meeting

Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
8:00 am
8:30 am

Airline Closed Meeting

Torrey Pines 1-3
8:00 am
8:30 am

Badge Pickup & Customer Service

Marriott Grand Ballroom East Registration Desk
9:00 am
10:00 am

Headshot Photo Lounge

San Diego Ballroom
Deb Scally Photography
Sit for a free headshot photo to use on LinkedIn, social media, company website, company portfolio, marketing or advertising - wherever a good photo is required! Deb Scally is Nashville-based portrait photographer with more than a decade of experience in public and private sector events.
9:00 am
12:00 pm

Hospitality Suite

San Diego Ballroom
9:00 am
12:00 pm

Meet & Greet Sessions

San Diego Ballroom
9:00 am
12:00 pm

Airline Round Table Sessions

Marina Ballroom
9:00 am
12:20 pm

Business Luncheon and Entertainment

Marriott Grand Ballroom
The Bucket Boys
A progressive percussion duo, which combine high-energy rhythm and surprisingly funny comedy to deliver an interactive performance of sight, sound and laughter. This hilarious duo are expert percussionists, but they make all their noise using buckets, bin lids, pots, pans and street sign to bang out thunderous grooves, extraordinary cadences and hip-hop, funky dance beats.
12:30 pm
1:30 pm