Events

Attorneys at Garofalo Goerlich Hainbach PC regularly speak at local, national, and international events.  Below are descriptions of recent and upcoming events at which the firm’s attorneys will attend or present.  If you attend any of these events, please feel free to approach our representative.

Upcoming

Jason Maddux and Mark Atwood will participate on a panel titled Aircraft Charters (Authorized and Unauthorized) and Aviation Consumer Protection at the annual conference of the Aviation Lawyers Association on November 3, 2023, in Washington, DC.

Recent

Jason Maddux moderated an education session titled Air Charter Brokers and Part 295 – Five Years Later at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA BACE) held October 17-19, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

John Copley participated on the panel International Issues: Taxes, Exports & Sanctions during the 2023 NBAA Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference on October 15-16, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

John Copley presented at the 10th US CORPORATE AVIATION SUMMIT on June 2, 2023, in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Erin Katz attended the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition held May 23-25, 2023, in Geneva, Switzerland.

John Copley and Jason Maddux will attend the NBAA Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference and Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition to be held October 16-20, 2022, in Orlando, Florida.

John Copley spoke on the panel Coordinating Aviation Tax Planning with FAA Regulations at the 2022 NBAA Business Aviation Taxes Seminar on June 21, 2022.

Jason Maddux moderated a panel on FAA Part 16 complaints for the Airports Committee of the ABA Air & Space Law Forum on September 17, 2021.

On February 24, 2021, Jason Maddux moderated the Regulatory Updates panel as part of the NBAA-GO Flight Operations Conference.

On January 21, 2021, Jason Maddux presented on the panel Crossborder Cabotage Restrictions: Part 91/CAR 604 Operations for the General, Business, and Charter Aviation Committee of the ABA Air & Space Law Forum.

As part of the ABA Air & Space Law Forum’s virtual annual conference, Jason Maddux participated in the panel Selling Seats on Business Aircraft on September 17, 2020.

Jason Maddux participated in the NBAA News Hour: Carriage of Candidates for Election on August 7, 2020.

Jason Maddux presented on the panel Business Aircraft Use Policies: How to Make Policy Become Real? at the NBAA Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference held October 20-21, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Erin Katz attended the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition held May 27-29, 2019, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Jason Maddux participated on a panel discussing international regulatory updates at the NBAA International Operators Conference (IOC2019) held February 25-28, 2019, in San Francisco, CA.

Gary Garofalo and Jason Maddux spoke on two panels discussing Part 295, DOT’s new rules governing Air Charter Brokers, at the NBAA 2019 Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference held Jan. 29-Feb. 1, 2019, in San Antonio, TX.

Aaron Goerlich presented on the panel Corporate Shuttles 2.0 at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA BACE) held October 16-18, 2018, in Orlando, Florida.

Gary Garofalo moderated, and Jason Maddux participated on, the panel New Regulations for Charter Brokers discussing Part 295 at NBAA BACE.

Gary Garofalo and Erin Katz attended the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition held May 29-31, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Jason Maddux attended the NBAA International Operators Conference (IOC2018) on March 26-29, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Several attorneys attended the NBAA Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference held October 8-9, 2017, and the NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition held October 10-12, 2017, both in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Erin Katz attended the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition held May 22-24, 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Aaron Goerlich participated on the panel Cost Reimbursement Options for Business Aviation Flights at the NBAA Business Aviation Taxes Seminar on May 5, 2017, in Marina del Ray, CA.

Gary Garofalo attended the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition April 11-13, 2017, in Shanghai, China, and participated on the panel Do’s and Don’ts of Traveling to the U.S.

Jason Maddux participated in the panel Medical Fitness for Duty…Are You Liable? at the NBAA International Operators Conference on March 14, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia.

On October 30, 2016, Gary Garofalo participated on the NBAA Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference (“Tax Conference”) panel On-demand Business Models and Part 135 Hot Topics.

At the NBAA Convention on November 17, 2015, Victor Smith moderated the panel Corporate Aircraft Sharing for Dummies: A Practical Overview.

On November 16, 2015, Gary Garofalo participated on the NBAA Tax Conference panel Maximizing Aircraft Value: Cost Sharing and Reimbursement.

Aaron Goerlich and Jason Maddux presented on Parts 91 and 135 operational control considerations at the 2015 Cincinnati Business Aviation Symposium on September 18, 2015.

During the October 2014 NBAA Tax Conference, Gary presented Ownership and Operating Structures 101: Navigating the FARs and during the NBAA Convention presented Air Charter Brokerage: Back to the Future.

In October 2013, Gary made a presentation titled Part 91 Cost Sharing during the NBAA Tax Conference and, along with Aaron and Allan Mann (Reynolds Jet), also presented Sixty Shades of Gray a discussion of flight department company, citizenship, open legs, and broker issues during the NBAA Convention.

On May 3, 2013, while attending the NBAA Tax Conference, Gary participated in a panel titled The Critical Few: 91 vs. 135 Leases and the “Flight Department Company.”

On May 21 – 23, 2013, Gary attended the 2013 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Geneva where he spoke on an educational panel discussing illegal charter flights and their economic and safety impact.

On February 15, 2013, Aaron delivered a presentation entitled Revenue Generating Options for Corporate Aircraft – Parts 91 and 135 at the US Corporate Aviation Summit in Miami, Florida.  See www.aeropodium.com for additional information.

Gary presented on U.S. cabotage restrictions at the annual NBAA/CBAA Cross-Border Issues Conference held in Ottawa on December 6 and 7, 2012.

On November 5, 2012, Gary presented an overview of U.S. regulation of business aviation at the Asia-Pacific Business Aviation Workshop held in Washington, DC and sponsored by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency.

Gary presented at the NBAA Tax Conference held in Orlando on October 28 and 29, 2012, on the subject of FAA Operational and Regulatory Issues Affecting Business Aviation.

On day 2 of the Tax Conference, Gary co-chaired a workshop on FET/DOT issues applicable to air charter brokers, which addressed the regulatory status and enforcement issues facing air charter brokers and what may be in store from DOT.

Aaron attended the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention in Orlando, Florida, October 30-November 1, 2012, and, as one of the continuing professional education programs offered there, gave a presentation entitled Operational Control Best Practices, geared primarily to corporate flight departments.

Aaron, with extensive assistance from Jason, spearheaded the creation of the NBAA Operational Control Handbook.  The handbook was finalized in October 2012, distributed at the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, and is available at www.nbaa.org to NBAA Members.

John Copley presented on the subject of Alternatives in Structuring Business Aircraft Arrangements to Avoid Tax Leakage at the 19th Annual Aircraft Transactions Forum sponsored by ALM on February 27, 2012, in Scottsdale, AZ.

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