TRB Webinar: Planning for the Emergence of Urban Air Mobility at Aviation Facilities

This webinar was posted on 01/31/2024

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February 28, 2024 01:00 PM - 02:30 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: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

Urban Air Mobility (UAM) is an emerging transportation approach that has the potential to significantly transform transportation systems. Understanding the impacts and opportunities of UAM for airports is crucial to proactively prepare for the integration of this technology, address challenges, and seize the benefits that UAM can offer. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern that will provide airport industry practitioners with a comprehensive understanding of the emerging UAM industry, potential impacts, and opportunities for airports. Presenters will share valuable insights and explore the benefits and considerations in implementing UAM services for safe and efficient operations.
This webinar is based on ACRP Research Report 243: Urban Air Mobility: An Airport Perspective and ACRP Research Report 236: Preparing Your Airport for Electric Aircraft and Hydrogen Technologies.
This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program.
There is no fee to attend this webinar. Registration is required.
A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  • Planning for UAM Services at Airports – Gaël Le Bris, WSP USA
  • Challenges in Airport Operations & Safety - Loup-Giang Nguyen, WSP USA
  • Heliport and Vertiport Perspectives - Gaël Le Bris, WSP USA
  • Question and answer session moderated by Api Appulingam, City of Philadelphia

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, participants will be able to:

  • Understand UAM and its implications for airports
  • Recognize the benefits and considerations of integrating UAM within an airport
  • Use best practices and strategies to adapt UAM and examine the considerations and challenges that need to be addressed before integration

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits
This webinar is 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.
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Continuing Education Units for Accredited Airport Executives
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