In 2022, TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) hosted a two-day event to expand participants’ understanding of the challenges posed by systemic racism in the aviation industry, why it matters, actions we can collectively take to create solutions, and future research ideas for ACRP on this subject. TRB hosted a webinar on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern that served as a follow-on to this event, providing participants with the opportunity to hear key takeaways and insights from some of the speakers.
This webinar was based on ACRP Insight Event: Systemic Inequalities in the Airport Industry: Exploring the Racial Divide held April 12-13, 2022.
This webinar was sponsored by TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program.
Webinar agenda and presenters
Perspectives on inequality – Yvette Rose, Cargo Airline Association
Perspectives on inequality – Eboni Wimbush, AMAC
Economic impacts of systemic inequality – Breann Preston, Port of Portland
Question and answer session moderated by Amber Woodburn McNair, Ohio State University
The first 60 minutes of the webinar were for presentations and the final 30 minutes were reserved for audience questions.
At the end of this webinar, participants can:
Develop a shared understanding of systemic inequality and explore the economic, social, moral, and risk impacts of racism in aviation industry
Takeaway key insights from the ACRP event
Use strategies to collectively transform the aviation industry into one that is more equal and inclusive
American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits
This webinar was approved by the American Planning Association (APA) for 1.5 Certification Maintenance (CM) Credits. CM credits provide continuing education opportunities for AICP Certified Planners to continue their professional skills and knowledge. To receive CM credits, Certified Planners should visit the TRB event webpage on American Planning Association and register their participation. If you have problems reporting your CM credits or have general questions about the CM program, please contact the APA.
Continuing Education Units for Accredited Airport Executives
The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) provided 1 Continuing Education Units (CEU) to accredited airport executives who attended this webinar. Claim CEUs by visiting www.aaae.org/ceu. For questions about AAAE continuing education units, please contact email@example.com.