TRB Webinar: Diversity in Airport Business Contracting and Workforce Programs

March 10, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
0.00 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 1.00 hour(s)
AICP: 0.00 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

The challenges of running inclusive and diverse organizations apply to airports of all types and sizes. TRB is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss airport-specific guidelines for identifying and calculating benefits, costs, and regional economic impact of diversity contracting for airport businesses. Presenters will describe the challenges facing airports’ diversity and inclusion initiatives and identify best practices to mitigate those challenges in airport workforce programs.

The webinar features research from ACRP Report 217: Guidance for Diversity in Airport Business Contracting and Workforce Programs.

This webinar is sponsored by the Airport Cooperative Research Program. There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, sign into to view registration information.

Webinar agenda and presenters:

  1. Benefits and costs of diversity contracting: Nancy West, Exstare Federal Services Group, LLC
  2. Challenges in airport workforce programs: Mara Rosales, Rosales Law Partners, LLP
  3. Using the spreadsheet tool: Richard Krop, The Cadmus Group, Inc.
  4. Question and answer session: Moderated by Sharon Stone, Louis Lambert International Airport

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, you will able to:

  1. Discuss how diversity contracting can benefit airports
  2. Mitigate challenges in workforce diversity programs
  3. Utilize the spreadsheet tool

Continuing Education Units for Accredited Airport Executives

The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) will provide 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) to accredited airport executives who attend this webinar. Claim CEUs by visiting For questions about AAAE continuing education units, please contact

Registration is available until just before the webinar starts. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to submit your registration. Individuals who are registered for a webinar but do not receive their confirmation emails due to their organization’s internal firewalls should contact the TRB Helpdesk for assistance in signing in.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum.