2022 Conference Schedule Overview

2022 Conference Schedule Overview (as of October 1, 2021)

Please note: All times and topics are subject to change

Wednesday, March 16

3- 6 p.m.Registration Open 
6:30- 7:30 p.m.WAI Chapter Reception (ticket required/ by invitation only) 

Thursday, March 17

7-8 a.m.Yoga Class (ticket required) 
8 -11 a.m.WAI Chapter Leadership Workshop 
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Registration Open 
8:30 -10:30 a.m.Professional Development Seminar "Building a Great Resume" (ticket required) 
9-10 a.m.Be A Mentor. Find A Mentor (pre-registration required)
9 - noonAerospace Educators Workshop (pre-registration required)
10 - 10:45 a.m.New Members Connect  (ticket required/by invitation only) 
11 a.m. - noonAnnual WAI Membership Meeting
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.Professional Development Seminar "The Requisite Courage: How to Move From Unworthy to Unafraid" (ticket required) 
noon - 12:30 p.m.Meet and Greet With the WAI Board
12:50 - 1 p.m.Exhibits Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
1- 5:30 p.m.Exhibit Hall Open
2- 4 p.m.Professional Development Seminar "Creating a Circle for Success" (ticket required) 
2:30- 4 p.m. Build Chapter Partnerships - Fundraise Like a Pro
4 - 6 p.m.Networking 101 for Students
6- 7 p.m.WAI Connect Reception
8 - 10 p.m.Jazz With Wings Hangar Dance (sponsored by Wings Financial Credit Union)

Friday, March 18

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.Mindfulness Workshop (ticket required)
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Registration Open (closed during luncheon) 
9 - 10:30 a.m.Opening General Session
10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Exhibit Hall Open (closed during luncheon)
10:45 - 11:45 a.m.How to Start a WAI Chapter
10:45 - 11:45 a.m.Plan and Host an Outstanding GIAD Event
Noon - 1:30 p.m.Luncheon 
1:45 - 5:15 p.m.Education Sessions
5:30 - 7 p.m.Young Professionals Reception  (ticket required)

Saturday, March 19

7 - 8 a.m.Zumba Class (ticket required)
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.Registration Open
9- 10:30 a.m.General Session 
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.Girls in Aviation Day Nashville (pre-registration required)
10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.Exhibit Hall Open
1:45 p.m. - 4 p.m.Education Sessions 
6 - 8 p.m.Pioneer Hall of Fame Ceremony and Celebration Dinner (ticket required)

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