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Cindy Hirsch of FAA Northwest Mountain Region Airports Division named recipient of 2015 ACC Agency Best Practices Award
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ACC is pleased to announce the selection of Cindy Hirsch, Lead Civil Engineer and Program Manager with the FAA Office of Airports Northwest Mountain Region Airports Division Safety and Standards Branch, as recipient of the 2015 ACC Agency Best Practices Award. Hirsch was specifically recognized for her industry contributions and partnership with the airport consultant community; for consistently being a proactive participant in projects; and for seeking ways to help the project team achieve its goals. The award was presented during the ACC Airports Technical Workshop Awards Luncheon on Thursday, July 16, 2015.

PHOTO: ACC Board Chair, Carol Lurie with VHB, presenting the award to John Dermody, Manager of Airport Engineering Division, who accepted the award on behalf of Cindy. Special thanks to VHB for sponsoring the Awards Luncheon!

“It is our honor to present the 2015 ACC Agency Best Practices Award to Cindy,” said 2015 ACC Board of Director’s Chair Carol Lurie, Principal of VHB. “We are pleased to have Cindy as the recipient of this award, as we believe that she embodies all of the principles that this award stands for. Her leadership and commitment to solving problems in a collaborative manner has resulted in projects that save money, foster innovation, and reduce environmental impacts.”
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DOMESTIC AIRPORT NEWS

Many US airports dominated by 1 or 2 airlines, often leading to higher fares  
The Associated Press via FoxBusiness
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At this new airport terminal, dogs are treated better than humans  
TIME
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Cleveland airports Chief Ricky D. Smith takes job in Baltimore  
Crain's Cleveland Business
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How one federal agency is fixing a chronic problem: Long lines of arriving international passengers  
Forbes
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Fort Lauderdale airport opens first new concourse in a decade  
Sun Sentinel
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What American airports can learn from the rest of the world  
Skift
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Airlines and airports should 'not be afraid of engaging with the big boys' to help create more seamless travel apps  
Future Travel Experience
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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking an opening for executive director of Willard Airport  
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NEWS

We cannot allow this awful idea for airport design to become real  
Gizmodo
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These are the world's best airports  
TIME
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Long Thanh Airport project forges ahead  
By Matt Falcus
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Big data enables an entirely new design of airport  
Network World
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Apple Watch app being trialled at beacon-equipped Amsterdam Airport Schiphol  
Future Travel Experience
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Bangalore airport upgrades systems to cater to tech-savvy travelers  
Livemint
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FAA/TSA/ACRP NEWS

TSA's response to criticism: Longer airport lines  
POLITICO
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Watchdog urges TSA to improve security of boarding passes  
USA Today
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Panel votes to block badges for some TSA employees  
The Hill
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Lessons learned from airport sustainability plans  
ACRP
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Guidebook on best practices for airport cybersecurity  
ACRP
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FAA and drones: What exactly is going on?  
Electronic Design
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ACC MEMBER NEWS

Landrum & Brown is seeking a terminal planning consultant to join the America's Terminal Planning team  
Landrum & Brown
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ARCONAS - GTAA Toronto Pearson's terminal 3 renovation revealed  
ARCONAS via Airport Suppliers
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The Avinor Group in Norway moves its 46 airports to the Amadeus cloud  
Amadeus
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After 8-month search, Jacobs taps manufacturing exec as its next CEO  
Engineering News-Record
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ACC NEWS


Call for session topics and moderators for the 2016 Airport Symposium
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Don't miss the opportunity to submit session topic and moderator suggestions for the 2016 ACC/AAAE Airport Planning, Design & Construction Symposium. The Symposium will take place March 2-4, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and will feature Plenary Sessions for all participants and Concurrent Workshops including the following technical tracks: Planning; Terminal/Landside; Engineering/Airside; PM/CM; and three mini-tracks on Global Innovations, Diversity and Finance. Sessions will include topics covering sustainability, IT, security, recent ACRP studies and reports, and sessions relevant to airport Young Professionals. If you haven't already submitted a survey and you have a great idea or are interested in helping to lead a session, make sure to submit your feedback no later than the July 31 deadline, and please feel free to submit more than one survey. Note that the submission of a topic or moderator does not ensure an agenda slot.
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ACC Institute Webinar: Insider Threat as Part of an Aviation Security Program
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August 4, 2015, 3-4 p.m. EDT
This webinar will address the growing awareness of the potential risks to the aviation industry posed by aviation workers and the call to action for security experts to be more actively involved in addressing insider threats. The session will discuss the modern solutions and approaches airports are applying to this area and how they complement traditional security technologies to create a proactive and reactive approach to risk for airports. As the regulatory agencies look for means to close known security gaps and industry brings more evolved capabilities to apply to this area, this session is designed help security experts define roles they can play in the utilization of Identity Management / Predictive Behavioral Analysis solutions in the aviation industry and better understand the cultural and operational impacts surrounding the adoption of these advanced solutions.

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ACC EVENTS

Date Event Location
Aug. 4 Insider Threat as Part of an Aviation Security Program ACC Institute Webinar
Aug. 25-26 ACC/AAAE Airport Technologies Workshop Salt Lake City, Utah
Nov. 9-11 37th ACC Annual Conference and Exposition Newport Beach, California
Dec. 1-2 ACC/BAG Global Business Summit London, United Kingdom
Dec. 15-17 ACI-NA/ACC Airport Planning & NEPA Course Washington, D.C.
Mar. 2-4, 2016 ACC/AAAE Airport Planning, Design & Construction Symposium Salt Lake City, Utah




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