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2016 WAI Conference Information

  • Join us in Nashville for the 27th Annual WAI Conference

27th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference
March 10-12, 2016
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
Nashville, TN, USA

Connect - Engage - Inspire

Whatever it is you’re looking for in your career, you’ll find it or find your way at the annual International Women in Aviation Conference.

Join us for all of the energy, excitement, and networking the conference is best known for.

You won’t want to miss the keynote speakers, educational sessions, exhibit hall, scholarship awards, and good times with individuals from all areas of aviation—students to professionals, GA to commercial, military, and beyond. There’s no better place to be inspired, share your enthusiasm, and connect with others who share your passion for the aviation industry!

The 2016 Conference is approved as training for FAA employees. Managers may approve attendance and funding for the entire Conference. As with all training, approval is at the manager’s discretion and subject to operational demands, organizational priorities, and resource availability. See the attached [memorandum] for details.

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Conference Attire

Business or business casual attire is appropriate for most of the events at the WAI Conference. The closing banquet is semi-formal, business attire or military dress, and the tours are casual.

Photograph Release

WAI representatives will take many digital photographs at numerous events throughout the conference. Through participation in WAI activities, all participants grant permission for their photos to appear in our website, any publication or display of the organization. Please contact our headquarters at 937-839-4647 or email if you have any questions.

International Members

Unfortunately Women in Aviation, International can no longer issue any letters of invitation to international conference attendees. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Student Sponsorship

Each year there are college students who need financial help to attend the Conference. Please sponsor a student for $185. Check the box on your registration and send in your donation with your registration fee.