2008 Conference Schedule Overview

Wednesday, March 12

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Flight Instructor Refresher Clinic Sponsored by NAFI Brittany Room
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM    WAI Military Day (tours of North Island and Aircraft Carrier) Offsite Location
8:30 AM    1st Bus pick-up to WAI Military Day Atlas Foyer Portico
9:30 AM    2nd Bus pick-up to WAI Military Day Bus loading area
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Chapter Leadership Workshop Pacific Salon 2
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Registration Area Open Sponsored by Cessna Golden Pacific Foyer
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    WAI Chapter Social (by invitation only) Tiki Pavilion
 

Thursday, March 13

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM    Registration Open Sponsored by Cessna Aircraft Company Golden Pacific Foyer
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    FAA Maintenance Recurrent Training Sponsored by AWAM Windsor Room
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Flight Instructor Refresher Clinic Sponsored by NAFI Brittany Room
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Aerospace Educators’ Workshop Sponsored by FAA Hampton/Sheffield Rooms
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Professional Development Seminars Sponsoted by Boeing Golden Ballroom
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    New Member Coffee Social Royal Palm Salons 1 & 2
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    WAI Membership Meeting Pacific Salons 1 & 2
12:50 PM - 1:00 PM    Exhibits Hall Opening Ceremony Grand Exhibit Hall
1:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Exhibits Open Grand Exhibit Hall
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Professional Development Seminars Sponsored by Cessna Aircraft Company Pacific Salons 1 & 2
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Ask The Masters (CFI) Roundtable Discussion Hampton/Sheffield Rooms
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    College/University Student Social Gathering Sponsored by AOPA & UAA Royal Palm Salons 1 & 2
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Opening Reception Atlas Foyer
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM    FAA Safety Seminar with Rod Machado Sponsored by AOPA Golden Ballroom
 

Friday, March 14

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM    Media Breakfast (by invitation only) Sponsored by Cessna and GAMA Sunrise & Sunset Rooms
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM    Registration Open Sponsored by Cessna Aircraft Company Golden Pacific Foyer
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    General Session Sponsored by Chevron  
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM    Exhibits Open (closed during luncheon) Grand Exhibit Hall
11:00 PM - 12:00 PM    FAA Network Session (FAA employees only) Hampton Room
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Luncheon Sponsored by Delta Air Lines and FedEx Express Atlas Ballroom
1:45 PM - 4:50 PM    Education Sessions Sponsored by BCA Magazine See specific listings
6:30 PM    Busses to Air & Space Museum Reception Gala Atlas Portico
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Air & Space Museum Reception Gala (must pre-register)
Sponsored by Gulfstream Aerospace
Offsite Location
 

Saturday, March 15

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Registration Open Sponsored by Cessna Aircraft Company Golden Pacific Foyer
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    General Session Sponsored by The Boeing Company Golden Ballroom
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM    Exhibits Open Grand Exhibit Hall
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Coffee Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by American Airlines, American Eagle and AA Credit Union
Grand Exhibit Hall
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Education Sessions Sponsored by Hawker | Beechcraft See specific listings
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pre-Banquet Reception Sponsored by TIMCO Aviation Services, Inc. Atlas Foyer
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM    2008 Scholarship Awards Banquet and WAI Pioneer Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Sponsored by Pratt & Whitney and United Airlines Atlas Ballroom