All Committee Summit 2017 

All Committee Summit 2017

This event is exclusive for GBTA Committee Members and Invited Guests. All events occur at Westin Indianapolis, unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday September 13, 2017
Date Session information
8:30AM - 4:30PM Registration Open
9:30AM - 1:30PM Committee Chair Meeting(Committee Chairs, Co-Chairs and GBTA Staff)
9:30AM - 9:35AM Welcome – GBTA President
9:35AM - 11:00AM Whiteboard Session – Mike McCormick, GBTA Executive Director
11:00AM - 11:15AM Break
11:15AM - 12:30PM GBTA Board Liaison


  • GBTA Committee Chair Introductions
  • Ownership of Committee Deliverables
  • Committee Operations
  • Committee Staff Delegates
12:30PM - 1:30PM Networking Lunch(Committee Chairs, Co-Chairs and GBTA Board and Staff)
1:30PM - 4:30PM All Committee Summit Attendees
1:30PM - 2:00PM Welcome – GBTA President Christle Johnson 
Mike McCormick, GBTA Executive Director
2:00PM - 2:30PM GBTA Updates and Industry Trends
2:30PM - 3:00PM What GBTA Research Can Do For You! Jeanne Liu, Vice President Research – GBTA Foundation
3:00PM - 3:15PM Break
3:15PM - 4:00PM Government Relations Update - Andrew Meehan, Vice President Government Relations
4:00PM - 4:30PM Committee Deliverables
Matt Konetschni, Vice President, Professional Development & Training -- GBTA Foundation
4:30PM Wrap Up Day 1/Schedule for Day 2
5:30PM - 6:30PM Welcome Reception – Sponsored by: Westin Indianapolis
7:00PM Dinner at Conrad Indianapolis – Sponsored By: Conrad Indianapolis 50 W Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Thursday September 14, 2017
Date Session information
7:30AM - 5:00PM Registration Open
7:30AM - 8:30AM Hot Breakfast
8:30AM-3:30PM Individual Committee Meetings


  • Aviation Committee
  • Government Relations Committee
  • Hotel Committee
  • Meetings Committee
  • Risk Committee
  • Sports, Entertainment and Media Committee
  • Sustainability Committee
  • Technology Committee
  • Virtual Payments Task Force
10:15AM-10:30AM Break
12:00PM - 1:00PM Lunch
1:00PM - 3:30PM Committee Meetings Resume
3:30PM - 3:45PM Break
3:45PM - 4:00PM Committee Presentations


  • Aviation
  • Government Relations
  • Hotel
  • Meetings
  • Risk
  • Sports, Media and Entertainment
  • Sustainability
  • Technology
  • Virtual Payments Task Force
4:00PM - 4:15PM Committee Overview Wrap Up - Mike McCormick, GBTA Executive Director


GTP Holders will receive 4 GTP credits for this event.


The Westin Indianapolis
241 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
+1 317 262 8100

Room Block:

The secured room block at the Westin Indianapolis is now full. As possible cancellations occur there may be a small chance to obtain a room at the Westin. To inquire, please contact the Westin at +1 800 WESTIN 1 (+1 800 937 8461) and indicate "GBTA meeting" for the group rate. 

A small block of rooms has been secured at the Conrad Indianapolis.


Conrad Indianapolis
50 W Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204
+1 317 713 5000
.2 miles from Westin Indianapolis (5 min walk)


The room rate is $209 per night. Reservations can be made online. Rooms will be available until Thursday, August 31, 2017. 

In addition, CLICK HERE for a supplemental list of area hotels near the Westin Indianapolis. A room block has not been secured at any of these hotels; therefore, room reservations are based on individual hotel availability.

Questions about this event can be directed to Patrick Algyer | Sr. Manager, Volunteer Relations

This event is exclusive for GBTA Committee Members and invited guests.


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