The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel
The property is within walking distance of the Tarrant County College campus.
All events will take place at the Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus (TCCTR), Level 4, unless otherwise noted. Agenda subject to change.
Sunday, March 20, 2022
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Exhibitor Setup
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Registration
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Board Meeting (open to all)
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Committee Meetings (open to all)
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. ASA Welcome Reception—Reata Restaurant (across the street from event hotel)
Monday, March 21, 2022
7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Registration
7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Breakfast, sponsored by AeroTrain Corp.
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks, Exhibitor & Employer Link Spotlight
9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Coffee Break, sponsored by Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Keynote Address
10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. General Session I: What Have We Done for You Lately
Hear what the council is doing through and for its members. Hear about the latest association initiatives and activities.
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. General Session II: Aviation Policy Briefing
Get an overview of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) regulatory agenda, and initiatives impacting workforce development.
11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Employer Link: Student Career Fair—TCCTR Level 2 (run in parallel to the general session)
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. AVOTEK Awards Luncheon
Choose Aerospace recognizes student, instructor, and school awards, the Northrop Rice Foundation and JSfirm.com present the ATEC Student and Educator of the Year.
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. General Session III: Show Me the Numbers
Hear from the authors of industry studies looking at the supply and demand for aviation technical personnel, the pandemic’s impact on long-term workforce outlooks, and initiatives that will help address the anticipated shortage.
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. General Session IV: Plane Talk
Employers are hiring, what are they looking for? Have a candid discussion with recruitment personnel about hiring criteria and candidate shortfalls.
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Employer Link: Educator-Recruiter Meet and Greet—TCCTR Level 2
5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. American Airlines Reception and Dinner—CR Smith Museum
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Registration
7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Breakfast, sponsored by United Airlines
8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Keynote Address
8:45 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Networking Break, sponsored by AAR CORP
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Breakout Tracks
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch, sponsored by the Aviation Institute of Maintenance
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks & Exhibitor Door Prizes
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Snap-on Honky Tonk and Dinner—Billy Bob’s Texas (shuttle bus service provided)
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
8:45 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Facility Tours (shuttle bus service provided)
Attendees choose one of two tour schedules. Space is limited, advance registration is required. Given continued uncertainties regarding access to facilities during the ongoing pandemic, itineraries are subject to change and/or cancellation.
Tour Itinerary—Option 1
10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. TBA
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch at Tarrant County Aviation Program
1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Tarrant County Aviation Program Tour
2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Bell Helicopter Tour
Tour Itinerary—Option 2
9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. American Airlines Maintenance Tour
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. American Airlines Integrated Operations Center Tour
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch at Aviation Institute of Maintenance
1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Aviation Institute of Maintenance Tour
2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Southwest Airlines Tour
5:00 p.m. Fort Worth Ale Trail—Rahr & Sons Brewing Company (starting point)