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Seminars, Clinics and Workshops

Aerospace Educators’ Workshop

Aviation for Today and Tomorrow

Thursday, March 10
9:00 AM – NOON
Presented by FAA AVSED Team

With a predicted shortage of skilled employees for the growing number of aerospace jobs it is important that we develop programs that inspire students to pursue aviation careers. Join us in this interactive workshop where we will share with attendees simple, hands on activities that can be brought into the classroom to teach aviation STEM skills. During the workshop you will also hear from VIP guest speakers in the aerospace community, so mark your calendars and remember Aviation for Today and Tomorrow.

Clinics

FAA Maintenance Recurrent Training

Thursday, March 10
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration opens at 7:00 AM
Sponsored by the Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM)

This maintenance seminar meets IA renewal requirements and provides career development advice. Attend it to achieve your required eight hours of training. Participants receive a certificate of completion to present to their local Flight Standards District Office. This seminar is also open to those interested in pursuing or upgrading a maintenance career. Attend all or a portion of this program.

Professional Development Seminars

You Inc. - The Best YOU, First!

Thursday, March 10
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Presenter: Kris Palcho
Fee: $30 member, $40 non-member

What can aviation safety teach us about self-preservation? I’ll guide you through ten surefire ways to best care for the most important professional asset—YOU. Putting yourself first has long been viewed by society as a negative. In reality, if you don’t care properly for yourself, you will have nothing left for your work, family, friends, co-workers, or community. This fun hands-on workshop applies aviation principles like load-shedding, preventive maintenance, and emergency checklists in a new way to enhance the continual care and feeding of YOU!

Imposter Syndrome: Are you Afflicted?

Thursday, March 10
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee: $30 member, $40 non-member
Presenters: Alisoun McCloughen, Dawn Newman, Robin Nolen

Do you wrestle with feelings of self-doubt? Are you afraid that people will discover that you’re not really as capable as they think you are? Do you use self-limiting language? Do you give credit to luck, timing, or others for your accomplishments? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be afflicted with Imposter Syndrome. Learn how to become more aware of these behaviors, reframe the conversation in your head and with others, embrace your strengths, and commit to a change that moves you forward. We invite you to engage in activities geared around this phenomenon with other conference attendees. We’ll review current research and feature interviews with women who will inspire you to change your mindset and develop strategies for becoming one of tomorrow’s confident, capable leaders.

Free Seminars

AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Friday, March 11
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Life may have gotten in the way, but the dream of flight can be yours again. Returning to the sky is not as difficult as most rusty pilots think. We’re inviting you back in the cockpit and will help you get there. Come and participate in a free Rusty Pilots program with fellow lapsed pilots. We will help you understand what’s changed in aviation since you last took the controls and brush up on your aviation knowledge in airspace, weather, and regulations. This seminar is also a good review for student pilots who are currently in ground school.