Join CMAA and SAME Fort Worth and Dallas Posts for our last meeting of the year and a can’t miss speaker and topic!
This event is expected to reach the room capacity. Walk-ins will not be accommodated.
Topic: DFW Airport Programs Update
Speaker: Mohamed Charkas, Executive Vice President, Infrastructure & Development for Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
Mohamed Charkas serves as Executive Vice President of Infrastructure & Development for Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. He oversees the Design, Code & Construction, Commercial Development, Energy, Transportation & Asset Management, Controls & Analytics, and Planning departments. His responsibilities include directing all aspects of development at DFW, including master planning, engineering, a multi-billion dollars capital improvement program, airport development construction work, and commercial real estate development. More specifically, Mr. Charkas provides key leadership support to help guide the overall strategic planning of the Airport; the development, acquisition, leasing, and commercial property management of the Airport’s property and facilities; and the design and construction of facilities in fulfillment of the Airport Master Plan.
As an experienced program delivery professional and engineer with three decades of cross-industry expertise in infrastructure operations and construction management, Mr. Charkas was instrumental in the successful negotiations and execution of a new 10-year Use & Lease Agreement between DFW Airport and American Airlines. The agreement includes $4.8 billion in pre-approved capital investments, including Terminal F’s construction, Terminal C’s renovation, and other significant modernization projects that will ensure DFW Airport is ready for the future. His professional career includes roles with DFW Airport, including Sr. Vice President of Airport Development, Vice President of Planning, and Program Director for Design, Code, and Construction. In this capacity, Mr. Charkas led the execution of DFW Airport’s first Design-Build project, DPS Headquarters, as well as other significant improvements, including the Integrated Operations Center, Terminal D South Expansion, and the completion of a first-of-its-kind-modularly constructed terminal concourse, the High C Gates Demolition and Reconstruction project.
Before joining DFW Airport, Mr. Charkas led in delivering programs with Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal and Hamad International Airport.
Mr. Charkas holds an engineering degree, is a certified Project Management Professional, and is a LEED Green Associate.
11:30 a.m. Registration
12:00 p.m. Lunch and Program
Petroleum Club | 40th Floor
777 Main Street | Fort Worth, Texas
$50.00 Standard Luncheon
$40.00 Young Members and Government Employees
Platinum Sponsorships still available at the Eventbrite link.
Toys For Troops 2023 Toy Drive, December 6 at the SAME/CMAA Joint Meeting
The SAME Dallas Post is proud to celebrate our 11th year participating in Operation Once In A Lifetime (OOiaL) Toys for Troops program!
YOU help make the holidays joyful by donating new toys, games, books, gift cards, etc. for children of all age groups, infant through 18 years old. Bring your donation to the joint SAME/CMMA meeting.