Envisioning a New Ontario Airport:

A Conference on the Future of Ontario Airport under Local Control

Friday, March 4, 2016

Drucker School of Management, 1021 N. Dartmouth Ave., Claremont, CA

VIDEO: 1st half 

VIDEO: 2nd half


Featuring: New Ontario Airport CEO Kelly Fredericks and other airport, industry, and community leaders.

Claremont McKenna College (CMC) is presenting a conference on the future of the Ontario International Airport on Friday, March 4, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 1021 N. Dartmouth Avenue in the Claremont Colleges campus. The Inland Empire Center for Economics and Public Policy (IEC) at CMC, a joint venture between the Lowe Institute of Political Economy and the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at CMC, is the conference host.

The conference will feature, as its keynote speaker, Ontario Airport’s newly-appointed CEO, Kelly J. Fredericks, who will share his vision for the airport’s future.

The conference will also feature two panels, one on airport operations and the other on economic development issues surrounding the airport. The operations panel will be moderated by Alan Wapner, OIAA President. The economic development panel will be moderated by Ron Loveridge, former mayor of Riverside and OIAA Vice President.


Conference Schedule:

8:30 - 9:00 AMRegistration
9:00 - 9:10 AMWelcome Remarks
9:10 - 9:30 AMKeynote
9:30 - 10:30 AMAirport Operations Panel:
- Alan Wapner, OIAA; Ontario City Council (MODERATOR)
- Bruce Atlas, Southwest Airlines; Ontario Airport Station Leader
- David Bonner, Southwest Gateway Manager for UPS
10:30 - 11:30 AMEconomic Development Panel:
- Ron Loveridge, OIAA; UC Riverside (MODERATOR)
- Jan Brueckner, UC Irvine
- Steve Lambert, The 20/20 Network; Ontario Airport Alliance
- Mike Wolfe, Lee & Associates
11:30 AMClosing Remarks


Tickets are $50. Space is limited. To register and for additional information, please visit, www.InlandEmpireCenter.org , or phone 909-607-7265. A select number of media and sponsorship opportunities are available; for more information, contact Marionette Moore at 909-607-7265.

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