Preeminent Leadership Expert Dr. Jackie Freiberg to Keynote 2022 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference

Contact: Dan Hubbard, 202-783-9360,

Washington, DC, Dec. 8, 2021 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is pleased to announce that renowned leadership expert and best-selling author Dr. Jackie Freiberg will be the keynote speaker for the 2022 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2022), taking place at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA, Jan. 18-21.

Recognized as one of the “Top 30 Best Minds on Leadership,” Freiberg is a highly sought after speaker, dedicated to helping leaders create the best places where the best people can do their best work. Freiberg has authored many international award-winning books, is a successful entrepreneur and consults with executive teams across America. Freiberg also teaches graduate classes at the University of San Diego, School of Leadership & Education Sciences.

“It is an honor to have Jackie keynote the 2022 Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, one of the must-attend conferences of the year,” said Chris Strong, NBAA senior vice president, events. “Jackie’s insights and expertise in leadership are the perfect complements for SCS2022’s theme of embracing the future and its goal of empowering and elevating the business aviation leaders of tomorrow.”

SDC, which began in 1989, has grown to become one the foremost conferences in business aviation, acclaimed for its focus on new technologies and innovation, hosting high-caliber speakers and educating thousands of participants each year on how to navigate the complexities of international operations and regulations. 

“In this 32nd edition of SDC, attendees will learn current best practices and trends in scheduling and dispatching flights from industry experts through top-level education sessions and peer-to-peer networking,” explained Strong. “After a long time apart, SDC2022 will celebrate the resilience of our community and introduce attendees to new opportunities for professional growth. Participants will also be able to connect with companies exhibiting the latest and most high-tech equipment and services geared to make their job easier.

“Whether this is your first time joining us or you are a seasoned SDC veteran, SDC2022 will be an important event for our community,” he added.

Learn more about SDC2022.

NBAA’s primary focus is on the health and safety of all conference participants. Information about safety protocols will be continually monitored and updated as needed leading up to SDC2022.

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Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The association represents more than 10,000 company and professional members and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), the world’s largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at

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