From traveling to a destination to exploring it upon arrival, mobility is at the heart of travel—and it’s continuously evolving. On November 15, join U.S. Travel Association for an advocacy event designed to gather travel industry executives, business leaders and trailblazers as well as public policy elites. Together, we will identify the factors essential to spur travel’s growth and innovation, share a vision for where we will lead and discuss the policies required to usher in the future of travel.
How to meet strong travel demand and a travel sustainability imperative?
Travel businesses and destinations are working to meet growing travel demand while creating a more environmentally sustainable future. What are the newest opportunities to advance sustainability? How should funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act be used to lower emissions from travel and protect the planet? How new technologies and practices are travel leaders investing in—and how can they be scaled?
How to deliver efficient travel and robust travel security?
What does a frictionless and more secure travel security process look like? What technologies will help us improve the security experience—and what policies must be in place to enable it? How can private companies and the TSA collaborate to modernize travel security? How do we address ongoing data security and consumer privacy concerns?
What new modes and capabilities will define how we travel in the future?
New modes of transportation are redefining how travelers will access the world. What are the latest trends driving the next generation of travel? How will FAA Reauthorization impact the deployment of exciting new flight innovations, like eVTOLs? What policies are needed to support other emerging modes of mobility?
- Tom Anderson, Chief Operating Officer, Urban Air Mobility, Archer
- Tori Emerson Barnes, EVP Public Affairs and Policy, U.S. Travel
- Jill Blickstein, Chief Sustainability Officer, American Airlines
- Holly Canevari, TSA Deputy Administrator
- Phillip Drujak, Director of Federal Affairs, Miami-Dade County
- Geoff Freeman, President and CEO, U.S. Travel Association
- Joanna Geraghty, President and COO, JetBlue Airways
- Don Graves, United States Deputy Secretary of Commerce
- Congressman Garret Graves (LA), U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Aviation
- Erik Hansen, Senior Vice President, Government Relations, U.S. Travel
- Ben Ivers, Director of Autonomous Systems and Regulatory Affairs, Boeing
- Justine Johnson, Chief Mobility Officer, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
- Brendan Jones, President and CEO, Blink Charging
- Leslie Josephs, Airline Reporter, CNBC (Moderator)
- Shawn Kinder, Global Corporate Development and Strategy Director – Airports, Ferrovial
- Dave Lorenz, Vice President, Travel Michigan
- Andrew Macmillan, Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer, Vertical Aerospace
- Nora Lovell Marchant, Vice President, Global Sustainability, AmEx Global Business Travel
- Scott Mayerowitz, Founder, GlobeTrotScott Strategies and Travel Consultant and Reporter (Moderator)
- Kevin McAleenan, CEO, Pangiam and Former Acting Secretary of Homeland Security and CBP Commissioner
- Emeka Moneme, President, Capitol Riverfront BID
- Chris Nassetta, President and CEO, Hilton
- Blain Newton, Chief Operating Officer, BETA Technologies
- Brandon Pollak, Senior Principal, Cityfi (Moderator)
- Edward “Ned” Russell, Editor, Skift’s Airline Weekly, Skift (Moderator)
- John Sanders, former Chief Technology Officer for TSA and Acting Commissioner for CBP
- Terry Slaybaugh, Vice President, Sites and Infrastructure, Jobs Ohio
- Graham Warwick, Aviation Week (Moderator)
- Heather Wingate, Senior Vice President, Delta Air Lines
- Brian Ryks, Executive Director/CEO, Metropolitan Airports Commission
- Valerie Yurk, Transportation and Infrastructure Reporter, CQ Roll Call (Moderator)
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