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Patricia Ryan
President at DSI


Dr. Patricia Ryan has more than 30 years of experience in general aviation consulting, airport management, commercial development, airport concessions, and air service development. Dr. Ryan has worked with multiple domestic and international airports, including Orlando International Airport, Daytona Beach International Airport, Richmond International Airport, Reno International Airport, Miami International Airport, John Wayne International Airport, Costa Rica International Airport, Victoria International Airport, and Queen Alia International Airport. 

She served as the Director of Commercial Operations at the Miami Dade Airport Department from 2003 to 2008.  She was the Associate Dean of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and continues to teach at the Florida Institute of Technology at their Melbourne, Florida and Panama campuses and at the University of West Indies.  Dr. Ryan has created numerous aviation courses and seminars for a multitude of clients, including ACI World, ACI-NA, ERAU, and ACI-LAC.  

Agenda Sessions

  • Re-imagining retail strategy: how are airports adapting to the current environment and what are the long-term implications for airport retail?