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2024 Fly-In

2024 Fly-In

Tuesday, September 17, 2024 to Friday, September 20, 2024

Tuesday, September 17

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Welcome Reception

Sen. Jerry Moran, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Aviation Safety, Operations, and Innovation (R-KS) (not invited)

Wednesday, September 18

9:00 am to 9:30 am

Welcome, Introductions, and Breakfast

Commonwealth Strategic Partners, 50 F St SW Suite 1240

9:30 am to 10:00 am

Keynote Address

Get an overview of what’s on the FAA’s regulatory agenda and policy initiatives impacting aviation technician education.

Michael Whitaker, Administrator, FAA (not invited)

10:00 am to 11:30 am

Policy Briefing and Roundtable

Join FAA officials from the office of aviation safety in a roundtable discussion on implementation of the new part 147, testing capacity, emerging airman certification standards for mechanic certification, and more.

Paul Clark, Senior Vice President of Federal Programs, PSI Services (invited)

Tanya A. Glines, Aviation Safety Inspector, Aircraft Maintenance Division, FAA

Kevin Morgan, Airmen Section Manager, Aircraft Maintenance Division, FAA

Trey McClure, Delegation Group Manager, FAA (invited)

Everette Rochon, Training and Certification Group Manager, FAA (invited)

11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Lunch and Transportation Safety Update

Jennifer Homendy, Chair, National Transportation Safety Board (not invited)

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Introducing the 2024 Pipeline Report

Each year, ATEC publishes the Pipeline Report, a study charting mechanic workforce trends. Get an advance look at this year’s findings and data points attendees can share with congressional representatives.

Livia Hayes, Director, Oliver Wyman CAVOK

Devon Holden, Technical Specialist, Oliver Wyman CAVOK

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Networking Break

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Elevating Aviation’s Future: Workforce Development in Action

The 2024 FAA reauthorization bill's inclusion of multiple aviation workforce development provisions highlights the power of coalition-building and the collective impact of industry efforts. Join us to discuss the implementation plans for key provisions, including the military aviation maintenance technicians rule, the airman knowledge testing working group, the CAREER Council, and the Bessie Coleman Women in Aviation Advisory Committee. We will also cover the study and working group evaluating high school aviation maintenance training programs, updates from the Youth in Aviation Task Force, and enhancements to the Federal Aviation Workforce Development programs.

Justin W. Madden, Managing Director, Engineering & Maintenance, Airlines for America (invited)

Women in Aviation Committee Member, Teamsters, AMFA, ARSA, JSAMTCC

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Wrap Up and Congressional Meeting Prep

Get an overview of the ATEC legislative issues and marching orders for the next day’s hill meetings.

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm


Rep. Sam Graves, Chairman, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee (R-MI) (not invited)

Thursday, September 19

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Congressional Meetings on Capitol Hill

Attendees attend self-scheduled meetings with representatives and senators.

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Box Lunch and ATEC Pipeline Report Brief

Join invited congressional staffers for a media brief on the 2024 Pipeline Report and what it means for aviation technical workforce development.

Rep. Rick Larsen, Ranking Member, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee (D-WA) (not invited)

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Reception and Presentation of the Legislative Leadership Award

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Chair, Aviation Safety, Operations and Innovation Subcommittee (D-IL) (not invited)

Dan Hillenbrand?

Friday, September 20

8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Board Meeting and Breakfast (open to all)—Hilton The Wharf, 975 7th St SW

Thank you to our sponsors!

Canopy by Hilton Washington DC - The Wharf

975 7th St SW, Washington, DC 20024

The deadline to secure a hotel room at the group rate of $329 per night is August 30. Book here.

Credits Price
Member Registration
Non-Member Registration
Credits Price
Congressional Meetings
Register to be included in the meeting scheduling with your local congressional representatives on Capitol Hill on Thursday, September 19. The deadline to be included in meeting scheduling is August 30.  Registration Ends 8/30/24 at 12:00 AM CDT

Product Add-ons

Fly-in Sponsorship - Board Meeting Breakfast View Product $1,000.00
Fly-in Sponsorship - Congressional Directories View Product $2,000.00
Fly-in Sponsorship - Thursday Legislative Reception View Product $3,000.00
Fly-in Sponsorship - Presenting Sponsor View Product $5,000.00
Fly-in Sponsorship - Wednesday Breakfast **SOLD** View Product $1,500.00
Fly-in Sponsorship - Wednesday Lunch **SOLD** View Product $2,000.00
Fly-in Sponsorship - Wednesday Reception **SOLD** View Product $3,000.00
Fly-in Sponsorship - Welcome Reception View Product $3,000.00

For More Information:

Tarra Ruttman
Tarra Ruttman
Operations Manager Aviation Technician Education Council (703)548-2030x701