This notable conference on compelling issues regarding opening up the transatlantic air transport market was a cooperative effort of The Dean Rusk Center—International, Comparative and Graduate Legal Studies at the University of Georgia School of Law, the Institute for European Studies at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium, and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia. Charles Hunnicutt, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P., former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Transportation, and Catherine Erkelens, Bird & Bird, Brussels, chaired and directed the conference at the University of Georgia School of Law, Thursday through Saturday, April 10-12, 2003, as one of the events marking the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Dean Rusk Center. Four panels composed of leading experts in the field of aviation from the private and public sectors discussed many issues of immediate concern in the drive toward liberalization. Panels I through IV – I-From Liberalizing Internal Markets Toward a More Open Global Market; II-Technical and Operating Restrictions; III-A New Foundation for Business Strategies and Public Policy; and IV-Airports and Infrastructure Requirements – were accompanied by a keynote address on each of the first two days and concluded with an overview session on the final day of the conference.