20th Anniversary Conference

Seminars, Clinics and Workshops

Aerospace Educators’ Workshop

Informal Aviation and Space Education: Learn Hands-on Activities to WOW Students and Teachers
Sponsored by the FAA

Thursday, February 26
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Workshop

Do you love aviation—but aren’t quite sure how to share your passion with students and teachers? The FAA Aviation and Space Education (AVSED) Team will teach you how to motivate students and help teachers using simple aviation activities. We must keep our future workforce interested in science, mathematics, engineering and technology. Even if you already know the benefits of using aerospace to motive young people, this workshop will offer insight on new activities, resources and programs.

Presented by the FAA AVSED Team


Flight Instructor Refresher Clinic (FIRC) CANCELLED
Sponsored by ASA

Two-day Course: Wednesday, February 25 - Thursday, February 26
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fee: $155.00 (member); $195.00 (non-member)

Renew your CFI up to three months in advance without changing your renewal date. This in-person classroom experience let’s you share your concerns with other CFIs. And it is the only FIRC you can take surrounded by WAI members. Best of all, your FIRC fees benefit Women in Aviation, International. ASA materials included.

FAA Maintenance Recurrent Training
Sponsored by the Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM)

Thursday, February 26
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Registration
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Seminar

This education maintenance seminar meets IA Renewal requirements and provides career development advice. Attend it to achieve the required eight hours. Participants receive a certifi cate of completion to present to their local Flight Standards District Offi ce. This seminar is also open to those interested in pursuing or upgrading a maintenance career.

FAA Safety Seminar

The Top Five Mistakes Pilots Make
Presented by Kathleen Vasconcelos, Manager of Safety Education Programs, AOPA Air Safety Foundation

Thursday, February 26
7:30 PM–8:30 PM

It’s sad but true: In an average year, three quarters of all accidents are caused by pilot error. And the mistakes that lead to those accidents? For the most part, they’re the same ones pilots have been making for decades.

ASF’s latest seminar takes new aim at those old mistakes. We’ve identified the most common fatal errors pilots make and put together a show that’s full of practical tips for avoiding them. From steering clear of weather to maneuvering safely and much more, if you’re looking to minimize your chances of being involved in a fatal accident, you’ll definitely want to attend this seminar!

Professional Development Seminars

Ask The Masters Roundtable Discussion
Sponsored by NAFI

Thursday, February 26
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Maximize your knowledge. Pilots, student pilots and would-be pilots can ask a Certificated Master Flight Instructor all those questions they’ve always wanted to ask. Get expert answers to the toughest learn-to-fly issues, from beginners to advanced training. Each table will accommodate one Master Instructor and nine participants. After 20 minutes, participants will rotate to another table to have additional questions addressed.

Your Financial Flight Plan
Presented by Bob Warner and Noel Marshall Wealth Educators for Aviators, LLC

Thursday, February 26
1:30 PM–4:30 PM

Protect, Save & Grow Your Financial Wealth and realize your aviation lifestyle dreams! Learn to focus on the strategic positioning and flow of your money. We teach a holistic way to analyze your financial situation and develop a very dynamic approach to achieving an effective and efficient financial strategy for you and your family.

Virtual Reality
sponsored by The Boeing Company

Thursday, February 26
9:00 AM –12:00 PM

Whether or not you have been impacted by virtual communications, the reality is that most leading companies are utilizing virtual communications to conduct day to day operations. Many companies are realizing to remain competitive they have to draw upon expertise from people across generations, cultures, time zones, and professional disciplines. Companies are also finding that in a virtual environment a special focus on teaming and etiquette is necessary to develop those virtual teams because the rules of engagement have changed.

Safety is No Accident
Delivered on the "silver wings of humor" by Ralph Hood

Thursday, February 26
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Learn to set and live by standards of safety—the right standards. Learn the critical difference between standards and goals. Apply to your workplace the standard-setting methods that have worked so well in aviation. One major company called this workshop "right on target" for their safety managers. This presentation will be both educational and humorous.