It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the Airlines Clearing House Annual Meeting in Las Vegas! This conference brings together industry leaders, experts, and professionals to share their knowledge and insights on the latest trends and developments in airline revenue accounting.
As you know, the airline industry is constantly evolving, and it is essential to stay ahead of the curve in order to be successful. This conference provides an ideal platform for you to network with your peers, learn from experienced professionals, and gain a deeper understanding of the current and future state of airline accounting.
In addition to the educational opportunities, Las Vegas offers a wealth of entertainment options, so you can enjoy the city’s vibrant atmosphere after the conference activities.
John Heimlich joined Airlines for America (A4A) in April 2001 and currently serves as Vice President and Chief Economist. He is responsible for matters pertaining to economics and energy and frequently engages with members of the media. Prior to A4A, Heimlich spent five years at United Airlines in financial planning, financial analysis and international and regulatory affairs. In the latter role, he worked on competition matters, mergers, route cases and antitrust immunity for alliances. A native of Kent, Ohio, Heimlich holds a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Cornell University and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Doug Mullen is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Airlines for America. Mullen previously served as Associate General Counsel, Regulatory Affairs for the association, serving as legal counsel to member airlines on a wide range of regulatory issues at the international, federal, state and local levels. His legal portfolio has included matters regarding safety and operations; airports; drug and alcohol testing; accommodations for passengers with disabilities; cargo operations; and pilot qualification, training and certification. As Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Mullen advocates before U.S. federal agencies and foreign regulatory bodies to ensure that legislative decisions and regulatory policies strengthen the aviation industry and maintain the highest level of safety. Prior to joining A4A in 2007, Mullen served as an Attorney Advisor in the Office of the Chief Counsel, Regulations Division at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and as an Attorney Advisor in the Office of the General Counsel, Ethics Division at the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Tristan Attwood joined Airlines Clearing House (ACH) in 2012 and is the current Manager of Settlement Operations. In addition to ensuring that Settlements process smoothly, he is responsible for emerging technology identification and education with a focus on how they will impact Revenue Accounting and Interline Settlement.
|8:00AM||Breakfast||Sponsored by: ATPCO|
|9:00AM||Opening Remarks||Jerry Fonacier-Chairperson|
|9:15AM||RAC Attendance Roll Call||Lori Tully-Secretary Treasurer, ACH|
|9:20AM||Voting Rules and Antitrust Guidelines||Lori Tully-Secretary Treasurer, ACH|
|9:25 AM||Disrupting the Disrupted. Modernizing Travel Experiences & Accelerating Recovery||U.S. Bank|
|9:50 AM||UATP One||Sharon Culpepper, Senior Manager, Client Solutions|
|10:15AM||UATP USS||Lori Tully-Secretary Treasurer, ACH|
|10:30AM||Break||Sponsored by: Sutherland|
|11:15AM||DOT O&D Survey||Lori Tully-Secretary Treasurer, ACH|
|11:30AM||ChatGPT in the Workplace||Tristan Attwood-Settlement Operations Manager, ACH|
|11:45AM||ARC Update||Mike Herrity-Director Financial Operations, ARC|
|12:05PM||ACH Update||Lori Tully-Secretary Treasurer, ACH|
|12:15PM||ACH Agenda Items|
|12:30PM||Lunch||Sponsored by: U.S. Bank|
|1:30PM||How do Customer Experiences & Business Economics Align||Sutherland|
|1:50PM||ACH Agenda Items|
|3:00PM||Break||Sponsored by: ACH|
|3:30PM||Regulatory Update||Doug Mullen, VP & Deputy General Counsel, Airlines for America|
|4:00PM||One Order||Tom Gregorson-Chief Strategy Officer, ATPCO|
|8:00AM||Breakfast||Sponsored by: UATP|
|9:00AM||Opening Remarks||Lori Tully-Secretary Treasurer, ACH|
|9:15 AM||The State of US Commercial Aviation||John Heimlich-VP & Chief Economist, Airlines for America|
|9:45 AM||Crypto Currencies||Tristan Attwood-Settlement Operations Manager, ACH|
|10:30AM||Break||Sponsored by: ACH|
|11:00AM||Industry Initiatives||Lori Tully-Secretary Treasurer, ACH|
|11:15AM||PASB Update||Mary Beth Macdonald-Managing Director Revenue Accounting, AA|
|11:30AM||Objectives of the ACH Revenue Accounting Committee||Lori Tully-Secretary Treasurer, ACH|
|11:35AM||Effective Date of Proposed Changes||Lori Tully-Secretary Treasurer, ACH|
|11:40AM||Meeting Close||Lori Tully-Secretary Treasurer, ACH|
Tacos El Gordo
Operating for more then 40 years, Tacos El Gordo serves authentic Tijuana tacos featuring handmade corn tortillas, top grade meats and the freshest ingredients, and guacamole and salsas made from scratch daily.
EDO Gastro Tapas & Wine
Edo tapas & wine is inspired by the Spanish tradition of eating small savory dishes with wine or cocktails. Raised in Barcelona, chef Oscar Amador Edo grew up surrounded by the rich cuisine of Catalonia, fed by the generous fruits of the Mediterranean. Chef Edo’s imaginative approach blends classic Spanish recipes with worldwide inspirations and modern techniques, awakening your senses to new textures, aromas and flavors. Edo also offers a full iberico de bellota program, oysters, a gin & tonic cart, extensive wines and more.
If you wish to compete in the ACH Trivia, please click this LINK to be taken to the trivia answer sheet.
The questions will be projected and announced on the screen, all you need to do is simply select the correct answer in the sheet. Once you have entered your answers, click the submit button and then the “view score” button. This will let you view your score and hopefully win FABULOUS PRIZES.