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2016 Conference Schedule Overview

Please note: All times, locations and topics are subject to change

Wednesday, March 9

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Tour: Beechcraft Heritage Museum/Historic Jack Daniels Tour
(Ticket required, includes lunch. Buses depart 7:30 a.m.)
PRESIDENTIAL PORTICO
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Registration Area Open sponsored by Walmart RYMAN EXHIBIT HALL B1
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tour: Beechcraft Heritage Museum lunch sponsored by GAMA
(Ticket required, includes lunch. Buses depart 8:30 a.m.)
PRESIDENTIAL PORTICO
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. WAI Chapter Reception (ticket required / by invitation only)
sponsored by U.S. Marine Corps
TENNESSEE BALLROOM D    
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Career Development Seminar WASHINGTON B

Thursday, March 10

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Registration Area Open sponsored by Walmart RYMAN EXHIBIT HALL B1
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. WAI Chapter Leadership Workshop sponsored by Cape Air JACKSON A
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. FAA Maintenance Recurrent Training sponsored by AWAM TENNESSEE BALLROOM B
9:00 a.m. - NOON Aerospace Educators' Workshop (preregistration required)
presented by FAA AVSED Team, sponsored by Jeppesen
LINCOLN E
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Professional Development Seminar - You Inc.
sponsored by Signature Flight Support (ticket required)
TENNESSEE BALLROOM C
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. New Members Coffee
sponsored by AOPA (ticket required/by invitation only)
TENNESSEE BALLROOM D
11:00 a.m. - NOON Annual WAI Membership Meeting TENNESSEE BALLROOM A
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Country Music Hall of Fame Tour
(ticket required, includes lunch. Buses depart 11:30 a.m.)
PRESIDENTIAL PORTICO
12:50 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Exhibits Ribbon Cutting Ceremony RYMAN EXHIBIT HALL FOYER
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open RYMAN EXHIBIT HALL B
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Professional Development Seminar- Imposter Syndrome
sponsored by Signature Flight Support (ticket required)
TENNESSEE BALLROOM C
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. WAI University Chapter Members Meeting JACKSON A
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Networking 101 for Students
sponsored by American Airlines Group
TENNESSEE BALLROOM D
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Opening Reception sponsored by Gulfstream (ticket required) PRESIDENTIAL BALLROOM
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. WAI Jazz With Wings Band Hangar Dance
(sponsored by Wings Financial Credit Union)
TENNESSEE BALLROOM A

Friday, March 11

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Wake Up and Work Out with the Marines! [more information] WASHINGTON B
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Yoga Class ($15/walk-ins welcome) JACKSON C
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Registration Area Open sponsored by Walmart RYMAN EXHIBIT HALL B1
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. General Session sponsored by The Boeing Company PRESIDENTIAL BALLROOM
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. How to Start a WAI Chapter JACKSON A
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open (closed during luncheon) RYMAN EXHIBIT HALL B
NOON - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon sponsored by United Airlines (ticket required) DELTA BALLROOM
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Student Luncheon sponsored by Southwest Airlines (ticket required) PRESIDENTIAL BALLROOM        
1:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Education Sessions sponsored by Lockheed Martin Various Locations
See specific listings
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar (Open to the public) TENNESSEE BALLROOM C
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Young Professionals Reception (ticket required/by invitation only)
sponsored by AEA, SkyOne, and NBAA
WATER’S EDGE
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Movie Night 'Beyond the Powder'
The Legacy of the First Women’s Cross-County Air Race
WASHINGTON B

Saturday, March 12

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Yoga Class ($15/walk-ins welcome) JACKSON C
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Registration Area Open sponsored by Walmart RYMAN EXHIBIT HALL B1
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. General Session sponsored by JetBlue RYMAN EXHIBIT HALL B
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Girls in Aviation Day (preregistration required))
sponsored by United Airlines, Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air    
RYMAN EXHIBIT HALL B6
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open RYMAN EXHIBIT HALL B
1:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Education Sessions sponsored by American Airlines Group Various Locations
See specific listings
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. $10 Million Banquet/WAI Pioneer Hall of Fame Ceremony
sponsored by Airbus and FedEx (ticket required)
PRESIDENTIAL BALLROOM    
Please note: All times, locations and topics are subject to change