Keynote Speakers – Robert Priestley
Assistant Professor, Aeronautics
"Cleared to Land: Air Traffic Control and the NextGen"
A Kent State Air Traffic Control Faculty member since 2013, Robert Priestley is the principle Air Traffic Instructor for Terminal Operations, Control Tower and Approach Control. He has provided his expertise and analysis of new air traffic training platforms being considered by the FAA. Prior to coming to Kent State, Rob held positions with the Federal Aviation Administration in Pittsburgh and the FAA Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City.