Tampa Bay Smart Cities Alliance Summer Meeting – September 12, 2023

On September 12, 2023, The Tampa Bay Smart Cities Alliance (TBSCA) offered a workshop to explore the potential of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) technology and its impact on smart cities.  

Agenda

Topic

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Welcome & Opening Remarks

Vik Bhide, Director of Mobility, City of Tampa

Integrating AAM in the National Airspace System: Vertiports

Keri Lyons, Manager, Office of Airports Emerging Entrants Division, Federal Aviation Administration

Advanced Air Mobility: State Perspective 

Nick Harwell, ICMA, FCCM, Airport Planning Manager, Florida Department of Transportation

Advanced Air Mobility: An Airport Planning Perspective

Brett Fay, Director of General Aviation, Hillsborough County Aviation Authority

Panel Discussion

Keri Lyons, Manager, Office of Airports Emerging Entrants Division, Federal Aviation Administration

Nick Harwell, ICMA, FCCM, Airport Planning Manager, Florida Department of Transportation

Brett Fay, Director of General Aviation, Hillsborough County Aviation Authority

USF Research Updates

Dr. Yu Zhang, PhD, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Lead, Smart Urban Mobility Laboratory, University of South Florida

City Planning for AAM: A Collaborative Approach

Jacques Coulon, AICP, Mobility Innovation Manager, City of Orlando

Industry Perspective and Panel Discussion

Moderator:
Mark Sprague, Deputy Director, St. Petersburg-Clearwater lnternational Airport

Panelists:
Rolando Tapanes, Head of Business Development, Ferrovial

Matthew Broffmon, Head of Partnerships and Network Development, Lilium

Matthew Land, Government Relations and Public Policy, Eve Air Mobility

Audience Live Poll and Closing Remarks

Alice Price, AICP, PMP, FDOT General Engineering Consultant – Atkins