International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Susan Kurland
Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs
U.S. Department of Transportation
Expanding Airport Capacity
16:30 - 18:00Wednesday, 21 May 2014
The Workforce for a New Transport Future
15:00 - 16:30Thursday, 22 May 2014

As part of the Secretary of Transportation’s senior team, Susan Kurland directs economic and competition policy affecting the air transport industry and oversees the Department’s international activities. Her responsibilities include directing the Department’s participation in international aviation negotiations throughout the world. She also serves as the Department decision maker in proceedings involving the allocation of international aviation route authority, licensing of air carriers, providing air services to rural communities, and grants of antitrust immunity for international aviation alliance activities. In addition, Kurland leads the Department’s efforts on international co-operation, export promotion and trade advocacy in transportation.