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Tuesday, September 19
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm Welcome Reception at The Blackwall Hitch, sponsored by ASA
Wednesday, September 20
9:00 am to 9:30 am Welcome, Introductions, and Breakfast at the Helicopter Association International in Alexandria, VA
9:30 am to 10:00 am Keynote Address
10:00 am to 11:30 am Policy Briefing and Roundtable (PPT Presentation)
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.
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Lunch and Pipeline Report Sneak Peek (PPT Presentation)
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.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm Connecting the Dots: Aviation Workforce Priorities (PPT Presentation)
The incorporation of several aviation maintenance workforce development provisions in FAA reauthorization is testament to the power of a coalition and what industry can accomplish when it aligns its efforts. Get a brief from aviation stakeholder groups on those and other provisions in the reauthorization law that will impact shared interests.
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm A Briefing from the Hill: FAA Reauthorization
Get the inside scoop from professional staff on legislation that would reauthorize the FAA and aviation safety and infrastructure programs for the next five years, and provisions specifically impacting aviation technical workforce development.
3:30 pm to 4:00 pm Wrap Up and Congressional Meeting Prep
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Dinner at Bugsy’s Pizza, sponsored by Avotek
Thursday, September 21
9:00 am to 4:00 pm Congressional Meetings on Capitol Hill
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm Reception at Union Pub, sponsored by Aviation Institute of Maintenance
Friday, September 22
8:00 am to 12:00 pm Board Meeting & Breakfast at HAI (all invited to attend), sponsored by AMFA