The Keynote Speaker: Tom Michels

Director of Government Affairs

Tom Michels joined United’s Government Affairs team in 2018, where he covers both Federal and State government affairs and leads all advocacy related to climate and sustainability issues.  Previously, Tom worked at BlueWater Strategies, a DC-based government affairs and business consultancy focused on energy and environmental issues and served as Executive Director of the ONE Future Coalition, a coalition of natural gas companies focused on reducing their methane emissions.  Prior to that, Tom was a Senior Advisor in Royal Dutch Shell’s Washington office.  Prior roles included serving as Legislative Director to a U.S. Senator, and work with two trade associations.  Tom earned an MA in International Relations from the University of Chicago and a BA in Philosophy from LaSalle University in Philadelphia. 

Tom will provide updates regarding United’s expansion at Dulles, including United’s fleet, jobs, and the future concourse. He will also discuss United’s sustainability program.

Note: Everyone attending will have a chance to win one of two United Club Memberships. Bring a business card to place in a bowl for the drawing.

The Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport

April 11, 2023

7:30 AM - Check-in / Networking / Breakfast

8:15 AM - Opening Remarks & Program

  • Tickets ($35)

  • Member Tickets ($30)

  • Sponsorships Welcomed

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April 11, 2023 @ 7:30 am
April 11, 2023 @ 9:30 am
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  • February 10, 2023 @ 12:00 am
    April 10, 2023 @ 12:00 pm


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