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Airfield Marking Symposium

2019 SYMPOSIUM DATES & LOCATION

Tulsa Symposium, April 16-18, 2019
Hosted by Tulsa International Airport

San Jose Symposium, July 23-25, 2019
Hosted by Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

Tampa Symposium, September 17-19, 2019
Hosted by Tampa International Airport

What is the Airfield Marking Symposium?

The Airfield Marking Symposium (AMS) is a public training course presented by Sightline.  From design to line, the symposium delivers technical training on airfield marking standards and best practices.  The course content includes the Airfield Marking Handbook, the latest FAA Advisory Circulars, etc.  The symposium also features state-of-the-art equipment demonstrating the best practices on the airfield.

Who attends the training?

Maintenance, Operations, Consulting and Airport Engineers, Military, State DOT and FAA Employees, etc. Since 2009, well over 1,000 attendees have learned from our experts and made positive impacts to their airfields and projects worldwide.  Attendees consistently report the networking and information sharing with fellow attendees and industry experts is extremely valuable.

How much does it cost?

The cost to attend any of the 2019 symposiums is $600 USD per attendee.

How do you register?

You can register and pay online.  Registration is not yet available - we are working on it and will announce when you can register for the 2019 symposiums.

How can my airport host the Airfield Marking Symposium?

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Past attendees have raved about the positive and immediate impacts of attending the symposium:

  • "Great training! Awesome information - I just need to [tell] the right people at the airport so that they are informed of the cost savings if done correctly."
    -John Isham, Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority
  • "I believe this training will take our facility from the stone ages into modern times. I will recommend this class to anyone in the industry, including operations."
    -Richard Reynolds, City of Midland Department of Airports
  • "I highly recommend [my colleagues] attend this course. We learned so much and confirmed many of our concerns with bead application and useful life."
    -FAA employee
  • "This symposium was probably the most informative two-day conference I have been to, and I have been to dozens."
    -David A. Smith, Airport Certification Inspector, State of Louisiana
  • "I wish I had attended this symposium years ago."
    -Tim Appel, Yampa Valley Regional Airport
  • "Excellent symposium. I would highly recommend this course to anyone involved with airport markings."
    -Casey Kinosz, Operations Specialist, Blue Grass Airport