Workshop 2018

We are looking forward to the 2018 Spring Airfield Workshop at the Niagara District Airport!

This event will be directly following the I.A.A.E. Canada’s F.O.A.M. Conference in Toronto, ON

Workshop: May 31, 2018

Who Should Attend?

Airports and aerodromes of all sizes

Airport management and operations staff

Government agencies who operate airports and who regulate airports

Airport suppliers and consultants interested in the seminars and in networking with airports





May 30, 2018

Busses Depart Holiday Inn6:45 pm
Welcome Reception7:00 pm
Busses Depart Niagara District Airport9:00 pm

May 31, 2018

Registration8:30 am
Workshop Begins9:00 am
Break10:20 am - 10:40 am
Business Introductions11:50 am
Lunch12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Break2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Round Table Discussion3:15 pm
Closing Remarks4:20 pm
Workshop Ends4:30 pm

*Please note the agenda is subject to change and may be updated periodically.


Workshop Speakers

Environmental Assessment ActAnjala Puvananathan, CEAA9:10 am
Attracting Charter ServiceChris Nowrouzi, FlyGTA

9:45 am
Airports & The Provincial Operations
Intelligence Bureau
Acting/Detective Sergeant
Phill Warner, OPP
10:40 am
Becoming a Regional HubMichael Seabrook,
London International Airport
1:00 pm
Airport Planning- Where will talent come from?Terry Bos, SSMADC &
Trent Gervais, The Loomex Group
1:30 pm
Wildlife ManagementRob Shevalier,
Bird Strike Association of Canada
2:15 pm
CASOPRay Gelinas, NAV CANADA2:45 pm


Welcome to Niagara District Airport!

The Niagara District Airport is located in the heart of the world famous Niagara Region, ideally positioned for both business and tourists. In addition to the famous Niagara Falls, the region offers historic Niagara-on-the-Lake and its popular Shaw Festival Theatre, an abundance of local wineries with restaurants offering tours and tastings, fine dining, many outstanding golf courses, including the 36-hole Legends course, and Casino Niagara and the new Fallsview Casino Resort.

Our airport has a 5,000-foot runway, 24-hour Customs clearance, NAV CANADA on site, with Avgas and Jet Fuel refueling available. Our on-site services include executive and personal charter, helicopter and fixed wing sightseeing, expert AMO’s, an active flight training school, several interesting vintage aircraft and a friendly welcoming staff.

Approximately 75 aircraft are based here and we provide all capabilities of a major airport without the delay, hassle, and expense – or exorbitant landing fees!


Holiday Inn and Suites Parkway Conference Centre

The Workshop will be taking place at the Holiday Inn and Suites Parkway Conference Centre located at 327 Ontario St. in St. Catharine’s. Accommodations can be booked by calling 1-905-688-2324 for the Airport Management Council of Ontario room block.

All guests enjoy free high-speed Wi-Fi and parking and each guestroom is newly renovated and comes equipped with a fridge and microwave. Modern furnishings include California shutters on all bedroom windows. This is the city’s largest Conference Centre with over 20,000 sq. ft. of flexible space including full catering services. Other onsite amenities include a heated indoor pool, Fitness Centre, full-service restaurant, onsite bowling centre and new arcade – Parkway Lanes Bowling and Arcade. Guests can also enjoy a meal at JJ Kapps or a cocktail at our Lounge 6 Rooftop Patio.


2018 Sponsors:

Presented By:


Lunch SponsorGold SponsorCoffee Break
BBTCA Marketing logo newSault Ste. Marie AirportPrecise
Coffee Break SponsorName Badge SponsorBronze Sponsor
Sioux Lookout Municipal AirportFalcon Environmental ServicesWaterloo


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