2023 Conference Schedule Overview

Overview (as of October 1, 2022)

Please note: All times and topics are subject to change

Wednesday, February 22
7:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Tour (ticket required}
11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. JPL Tour (ticket required)
3-6 p.m. Registration Open
6:30-7:30 p.m. WAI Chapter Reception
(ticket required/by invitation only)
Thursday, February 23
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 (ticket required)
9-10 a.m. Be A Mentor. Find A Mentor.
9 a.m. - noon Aerospace Educators Workshop
(preregistration required)
10-10:45 a.m. New Members Connect
(ticket required/by invitation only)
11 a.m. - noon Annual WAI Membership Meeting
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Professional Development Seminar
(ticket required)
12:50-1 p.m. Exhibits Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
1-5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
2-4 p.m. Professional Development Seminar (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 Band Hangar Dance with Jazz With Wings
Friday, February 24
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)
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon (ticket required)
1:45-3:15 p.m. Plan and Host an Outstanding
Girls in Aviation Day Event
1:45-5:15 p.m. Education Sessions
3:30-5 p.m. How to Start a WAI Chapter
7:00-10:00 p.m. Harbor Dinner Cruise on La Espada (ticket required)
Saturday, February 25
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 Long Beach
(preregistration required)
10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
1:45-4 p.m. Education Sessions
6-8 p.m. Pioneer Hall of Fame Ceremony and Celebration Dinner (ticket required}