WAI 2017 Conference Program & Schedule

Check out the special conference program section of the March / April 2017 issue of Aviation for Women to start your #WAI17 planning.

 

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

 
Wednesday, March 1 
7:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m.Tour - Kennedy Space Center (ticket required) Coronado Porte Cochere 
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Registration Area OpenVeracruz C
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.WAI Chapter Reception (Ticket required / by invitation only)Monterrey 1
Thursday, March 2 
8: 00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.Tour - Piper Aircraft (ticket required, includes lunch) Coronado Porte Cochere 
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Registration OpenVeracruz C
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.WAI Chapter Leadership WorkshopCoronado G
9: 00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tour - Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University (ticket required, includes lunch) Coronado Porte Cochere 
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Professional Development Seminar - "The Foundation of Accomplishment" (ticket required)Fiesta 5
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Dispatchers Workshop (preregister)Coronado M
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Aerospace Educators' Workshop (pre-register) sponsored by FAAMonterrey 1
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.New Members Coffee (ticket required / by invitation only)Durango 1
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Annual WAI Membership MeetingFiesta 6
12:50 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Exhibits Ribbon Cutting CeremonyVeracruz Lobby
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Exhibit Hall OpenVeracruz Exhibit Hall
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Professional Development Seminar - "Resumes That Speak the Language" (ticket required)Fiesta 5
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Build Chapter Partnerships - Fundraise Like a ProCoronado G
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Networking 101 for StudentsMonterrey 1
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Connect Reception (ticket required)Coronado Ballroom
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Jazz Band Hangar DanceMonterrey 1
Friday, March 3 
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.Wake Up and Work Out with the Marines! (pre-register)Durango1
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.Yoga Class Coronado T
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Registration Open (closed during luncheon)Veracruz C
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.General SessionCoronado Ballroom
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.How to Start a WAI ChapterDurango1
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Exhibit Hall Open (closed during luncheon)Veracruz Exhibit Hall
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Luncheon (ticket required)Coronado Ballroom
1:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.Education SessionsVarious Locations
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Young Professional's Reception  (ticket required)Coronado H
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.AOPA "Back to Your Roots" Seminar (open to the public)Fiesta 5
Saturday, March 4 
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.Chase Your Dreams Fun Run/ Walk (preregister)Casitas 1 Courtyard
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Registration OpenVeracruz C
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.General SessionCoronado Ballroom
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Girls in Aviation Day Orlando Program (pre-registration necessary)Veracruz C
10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Explore the Excitement of FlyingCoronado H
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Exhibit Hall OpenVeracruz Exhibit Hall
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.Meet & Mingle with the WAI BoardFiesta 5
1:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.Education SessionsVarious Locations
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Pioneer Hall of Fame Ceremony & Banquet (ticket required)Coronado Ballroom

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