NBAA2012 Program Schedule

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 NBAA2012 – NBAA 65th Annual Meeting & Convention | October 30 - November 1, 2012 | Orlando, FL | NBAA - National Business Aviation Association

Saturday, October 27

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Registration Open
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orange County Convention Center, North & South Concourses

Sunday, October 28

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
PDP Course: Emergency Response Planning Workshop (Day 1 of 2)
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320A
Presented by: Pete Agur, The VanAllen Group

7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Workshop

Every aviation department should have the ability to implement its emergency response plan at a moment's notice. This practical, two-day Workshop helps your company be prepared in the event of a worst-case scenario, gives you the knowledge needed to put together an effective response and provides tips for updating your company's emergency response plan at least every other year. Participants learn the issues involved in aviation-related disasters, which also can readily be applied in non-aviation events.

Meets NBAA PDP Objective: Ops5

A separate payment, which includes registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for this two-day Workshop.

Registration fee: Member: $1,300; Non-Member: $1,475

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
PDP Course: Flight Operations Manual Workshop (Day 1 of 2)
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320B
Presented by: Walter Kraujalis, AeronomX

7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Workshop

All flight departments should have up-to-date flight operations manuals that employ the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations and set forth policies and procedures to ensure safe and effective flight operations. This highly interactive Workshop covers safety management systems, standard operating procedures, flight operations, training, administration/organization, maintenance and international standards. The instructor draws upon the experiences of Workshop participants to demonstrate how flight departments really operate.

Meets NBAA PDP Objectives: Ops1 and Ops4

A separate payment, which includes registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for this two-day Workshop.

Registration fee: Member with manual: $1,775; Member without manual: $895; Non-Member with manual: $1,925; Non-Member without manual: $1,045

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
PDP Course: Principles of Aviation Leadership
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320C
Presented by: Phil Roberts, Sinclair College

7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Course

This Course covers the fundamental traits, tools and actions of leaders, offering a solid foundation of "enabling tools," examples and exercises to build basic skills. Areas of special interest to Certified Aviation Managers (CAMs) and students of leadership skills include vision, mission and values statements, strategic planning, team building, and sustained/improved superior performance.

Meets NBAA PDP Objectives: L1 & L2

A separate payment, which includes registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for this one-day Course.

Registration fee: Member: $495; Non-Member: $645

7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference (Day 1 of 2)
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320EF

7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - 5:00 pm Conference

NBAA's Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference is designed to give business aviation professionals and their advisors practical knowledge to help ensure compliance with the myriad of federal, state and local regulations and tax changes. Join your peers and the industry's leading experts to obtain the tools you need to stay current on these important topics.

For complete details, review the full agenda.

A separate payment, which includes registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for this two-day Conference.

Registration fee: Member: $1,150; Non-Member: $1,395

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Exhibitor & Press Registration Open
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orange County Convention Center, North & South Concourses
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Exhibitor & Press Registration Open
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orlando Executive Airport
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
NBAA Safety Committee Meeting
Track: Safety & Risk Management
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S322

Monday, October 29

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
NBAA Inspection Authorization (IA) Renewal Course
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320D
Guest Speaker(s) Jim Garland, Sharp Details; David Burk, Aerodox; Jon Haag, Executive Jet Management; Brad Townsend, DuPont Aviation; Cathy Landry, Northrop-Rice; Teresa Durham, Safety-Net; Ric Peri, AEA

7:30 - 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 5:00 pm Course

This Course will include multiple presentations by subject matter experts on the latest information in regulatory and maintenance trends in aviation maintenance. This Inspection Authorized Renewal Course meets the requirements of FAA part 65.93,a,4. FAA Course Acceptance Number: C-IND-IM-110228-K-006-013. Expires 02/28/2013.

A separate payment, which does not include Registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for this Course. Registration fee: Members: $205; Non-Members: $230.

 

 

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
PDP Course: Emergency Response Planning Workshop (Day 2 of 2)
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320A
Presented by: Pete Agur, The VanAllen Group

See details on Sunday, Day 1 of Workshop.

A separate payment, which includes registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for this two-day Workshop.

Registration fee: Member: $1,300; Non-Member: $1,475

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
PDP Course: Flight Operations Manual Workshop (Day 2 of 2)
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Presented by: Walter Kraujalis, AeronomX

See details on Sunday, Day 1 of Workshop.

A separate payment, which includes registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for this two-day Workshop.

Registration fee: Member with manual: $1,775; Member without manual: $895; Non-Member with manual: $1,925; Non-Member without manual: $1,045

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
PDP Course: Human Factors in Business Aviation
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320C
Presented by: John Scribner, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Course

This Course is designed for aviation and transportation specialists who need a solid understanding of human factors issues in their work environment. The Course focuses on business aviation; specifically business aviation, but the concepts apply anywhere humans are performing complex tasks. Participants learn how to detect, prevent and manage various human factors issues as part of a system safety culture.

Meets NBAA PDP Objective: HR9

A separate payment, which includes registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for this Course.

Registration fee: Member: $495; Non-Member: $645

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
PDP Course: Technical Operation – Policy & Procedures Manual Development
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S311
Presented by: Len Beauchemin, AeroTechna Solutions

7:30 am – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Workshop

The objective of this course is to provide the necessary knowledge to create a document that clearly states your execution of aircraft maintenance, ground and hangar operations. The goal of which is to insure clarity, identify responsibility, point accountability and avoid "willful non-compliance". The Workshop highlights the integration of IS-BAO standards, FAA regulatory requirements and NBAA current operational excellence practices as identified by NBAA Maintenance Committee. A review of current industry trends will also be presented as we prepare for the future. The Workshop is a must for leaders as new NBAA Members; legacy departments and as a career development opportunity for those seeking greater reward.

Meets NBAA PDP Objective: T8

A separate payment, which includes registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for this one-day Course.

Registration fee: Member: $650; Non-Member: $800

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Attendee, Exhibitor & Press Registration Open
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orange County Convention Center North & South Concourses and Orlando Executive Airport
8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference (Day 2 of 2)
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320EF

See details on Sunday, Day 1 of Conference.

A separate payment, which includes registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for this two-day Conference.

Registration fee: Member: $1,150; Non-Member: $1,395

8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Business Aviation Briefing
Track: Industry Update
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310GH

This briefing is designed to encourage networking with senior civil aviation officials from the Asia-Pacific region and to provide a forum in which delegates from the region will present procurements and project opportunities. U.S. companies will have the opportunity to meet with country delegates one on one to present their technologies and services. In addition, USTDA officials who are responsible for promoting U.S. products in the Asia-Pacific region will discuss their ongoing aviation initiatives.

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast/Registration for Business Briefing

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Welcome and Overview of USTDA aviation projects in South and Southeast Asia by USTDA

Presented by: Henry Steingass, Regional Director, South and Southeast Asia, U.S. Trade and Development Agency; and Pinsuda Alexander,Country Manager for Southeast Asia, U.S. Trade and Development Agency

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Individual country briefings on regulatory development, infrastructure and economic environment for business aviation in the Asia-Pacific region) made by Asia-Pacific delegates (China, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines)

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Networking Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Continuation of Country Briefings

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. One-On-One Meetings

One to two weeks in advance of the Business Briefing, AAAE/IAAE will contact all companies registered to attend the briefing with information about the delegates and schedule the 20 minute one-on-one meetings.

Separate Registration, which does not include Registration for the Convention, is required for this Briefing. Visit http://events.aaae.org/sites/121105 for Registration.

 

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
NBAA 16th Annual Chairman's Charity Classic Golf Tournament
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Grand Cypress Golf Club

Help support NBAA Charities! NBAA invites you to join us for this year's 16th Annual Chairman's Charity Classic Golf Tournament!

Held in conjunction with the NBAA 65th Annual Meeting & Convention, it's a great way to kick off the Convention, network with your peers and raise money for NBAA Charities. We hope to see you there!

10:00 am Registration

12:00 noon Shotgun Start

4:30 pm Awards Reception

For more information regarding the NBAA Golf Tournament, including sponsorship opportunities, please call (202) 783-9000 or visit www.nbaa.org/golf.

Player positions: $295; Foursomes: $1,180

10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
NBAA Single-Pilot Safety Standdown
Track: Safety & Risk Management
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310EF

Sponsored by: Cessna Aircraft Company

Owner-operators, stop everything and focus on aviation safety. This event will draw upon the actual experiences of pilots, providing an emphasis on peer-to-peer information sharing. Safety-themed sessions will focus on emerging technologies in cockpit information and decision-support systems to enhance operational safety, best practices for on-the-ground operations, and planning for flights outside the continental U.S.

10:30 am – 11:00 am Registration

11:00 am – 11:15 am Welcome and Introductions

11:15 am – 12:00 noon Single-Pilot Safety Review

Presented by: Cessna Aircraft Company

12:00 noon – 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm –2:00 pm Human Factors in Single Pilot Operations

Presented by: Bob Wright, Wright Aviation Solutions

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Safety Oversight in Single Pilot Operations – Who Governs You?

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Break

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Lessons Learned from Single-Pilot Operations – Panel Discussion

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Keynote Address: Robert Sumwalt, Board Member, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)*

5:00 pm Wrap Up and Prize Drawing

A separate payment, which does not include Registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for the NBAA Single-Pilot Safety Standdown.

Registration fee: $25


 

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
NBAA Lead Flight Attendant Committee Meeting
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S321
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
FAA Transport Aircraft Performance Planning Workgroup
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310D
Guest Speaker(s): Coby Johnson, FAA Flight Standards; Rogers Hemphill, Aircraft Performance Group, Inc (APG); Christopher Jones, FAA Flight Standards; Roy Maxwell, Delta Air Lines; Bruce McGray, FAA Aviation Safety Inspector; Gary Powell, FAA Flight Standards; Rob Root, The Boeing Company; Diana Swansen, Jeppesen; Mark Thelen, Aircraft Performance Group, Inc (APG)

FAA will premiere a new training initiative on performance planning in transport category airplanes. FAA and industry participate in the Transport Airplane Performance Planning (TAPP) Workgroup, formed in 2010, to improve guidance and training resources available to business jet operators with regard to performance planning in transport
category airplanes. This session is appropriate for Aviation Managers, Chief Pilots, Trainers and Pilots of Part 91, 91K and 135 Operators.

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
NBAA Access Committee Meeting
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310C
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
NBAA Professional Development Strategic Focus Team Meeting
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S319

This is a working Committee meeting of the Professional Development Strategic Focus Team, which will address issues related to career professional development for NBAA Members, as well as conference planning and the NBAA Scholarship Program.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
NBAA International Operators Committee Meeting
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310A
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee Meeting
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S329
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
NBAA Security Council Meeting
Track: Safety & Risk Management
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S329

Tuesday, October 30

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Attendee, Exhibitor & Press Registration Open
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orange County Convention Center, North & South Concourses
7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
No Plane No Gain Media Kick-Off Breakfast
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orange County Convention Center

by invitation

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Attendee, Exhibitor & Press Registration Open
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orlando Executive Airport
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
NBAA2012 Opening General Session
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: Exhibit Floor

Join NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen as he welcomes NBAA's distinguished guests Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS); Representative John L. Mica (R-7-FL); Rich Karlgaard, Forbes magazine publisher; and Bill Crutchfield, CEO of Crutchfield Corporation. Also at the Opening General Session, NBAA's annual Al Ueltschi Humanitarian Award will be presented to FedEx and its chairman, president and chief executive officer Frederick W. Smith on behalf of their work with ORBIS International, a nonprofit global development organization dedicated to saving sight worldwide.

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
NBAA Static Display Open
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orlando Executive Airport
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
NBAA Exhibit Halls and Light Business Airplane Static Display Open
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orange County Convention Center
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Aviation Insurance Claims: Case Review
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320C
Presented by: John Averill, Insurance Office of America & Aviation Insurance Claims Adjusters; Tim Bonnell, PIM Aviation Insurance; Tim McSwain, Allianz Global Corporate Specialty Insurance; Stuart Hope, Hope Aviation Insurance; Kyle Sparks, Starr Aviation

Join this valuable and interactive Session to hear a panel of experts review recent aviation insurance claims from their own perspectives. From risk management and insurance planning (broker) to implementation of coverage (underwriter) and claims adjustment/defense (claims adjuster/attorney), the panel will analyze a series of cases and the lessons learned.

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) Governing Board Meeting & Lunch
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310A
Presented by: Fred Adams, Basin Electric Cooperative; Scott Rose, PepsiCo

This working meeting is one of two annual meetings of the CAM Governing Board scheduled every year. The lunch will begin at 12:30 p.m and all CAMs are invited to attend. For questions or further information on this session, contact NBAA's Jay Evans at jevans@nbaa.org or (202) 783-9000.

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Global Business Aviation Update
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320B

Presentations and a panel discussion will feature the heads of business aviation associations representing many of the members of the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) from around the globe. This program will be moderated by the newly-selected Director General of the Council.

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Light Business Airplane: Preserve Your Deductions – Avoid the Top 5 Tax Mistakes in Business Aircraft Ownership
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320A
Presented by: Lou Meiners, Advocate Consulting Legal Group; Jed Wolcott, Wolcott & Associates, P.A., CPAs

To encourage investment in business assets, Congress and the Internal Revenue Code provide deductions for legitimate business uses. Your business airplane is one such asset. This Session will discuss the most common mistakes business aircraft owners make, thereby losing deductions, and how to correct those mistakes to maximize the (financial) benefit of aircraft ownership and operations. Ample time for Q & A will be allocated, so your questions will be answered.

This education session is also available at the AOPA Aviation Summit in Palm Springs, CA: Thursday, October 11 from 10:30am – 11:45am.

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Modern Office in the Sky: Radar to a Road Map
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320E
Presented by: Jim Sparks, Richardson Aviation; Brad Townsend, DuPont Aviation

When it comes to outfitting an aircraft with cabin communication and Next Gen equipage, knowledge is key. This Session provides insight to the choices and pitfalls of existing and new system architectures. Electrical Wiring Integration System (EWIS) plays a major role in today's aircraft as opposed to EWIS compliance as installed in legacy aircraft.

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
iPads in the Cockpit
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310EF
Presented by: Jeff Buhl, Jeppesen Aviation; Hilton Goldstein, Wing X Pro; Tyson Weihs, ForeFlight

iPads and similar electronic devices have forever changed how pilots access aeronautical charts, weather data, and other flight information. Attend this Session to hear directly from major app providers about what new developments they have in store for business aviation. Also, learn best practices for utilizing iPads in the cockpit and hear about FAA regulatory guidance on electronic flight bags.

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
NBAA Safety Town Hall Meeting - Part I: Safety on the Horizon – Evolution or Revolution?
Track: Safety & Risk Management
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320D
Presented by: Jim Lara, Gray Stone Advisors; Dr. David NewMyer, Southern Illinois University; JR Russell, proActive Safety Systems

Business aviation’s safety record is truly impressive. But what will it take to prevent the next accident? Will business aviation be ready for the advances in technology, aircraft capability and the new generation of aviation professional? Join this Session for an in-depth discussion of the future of business aviation safety.

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
RVSM and Operational Control Best Practices
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320GH
Presented by: NBAA Domestic Operations Committee Members

RVSM approvals continue to be an issue for many business aviation operators. Hear the latest on NBAA's work with FAA on this issue and learn more about operational control implications of these authorizations on various operational structures.

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Bombardier General Session Luncheon
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S210AB
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Hawker Beechcraft King Air M&O
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330AB
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Mobile on the Move
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310EF
Sponsored by:

Join Jeppesen developers for an interactive program delving into the latest in mobile technology and how to maximize these tools in your day-to-day business aviation flight operations.

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Honeywell Leadership Kickoff
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Light Business Airplane: The Turbine Transition
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320A
Presented by: Martha & John King, King Schools

Owner-pilots flying for business often consider transitioning to turbine aircraft. This panel presentation will discuss the key challenges, what is involved, and what it costs. Turboprop and turbojet (including the type rating process) transitions will be discussed with an emphasis on safety and best practices for operations post-transition.

This education session is also available at the AOPA Aviation Summit in Palm Springs, CA: Thursday, October 11 from 3:15pm – 4:30pm.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Maximize Your Flight Risk Assessment Tool: Strengths, Weaknesses and Opportunities
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320GH
Presented by: Pete Agur, The VanAllen Group

Flight Risk Assessment Tools (FRAT) are very important in support of the management of operational risks, and much more. The second generation of FRATs has entered into the marketplace. They are the software evolution of the first generation hard-copy models that were integral elements of the initial Safety Management Systems (SMS) protocols and resources. The goal of the study was to accelerate the evolution of FRATs. The sooner FRATs are easier to use and capable of providing provide better information, the more impact they will create. The information gathered from this study is specifically applicable to helping commercial FRAT developers, as well as in-house operations, maximize the improvement of the tools and their benefits.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Part 135 Hot Topics
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320C
Presented by: NBAA Domestic Operations Committee Members

Join Members of the NBAA Domestic Operations Committee as they discuss current Part 135 issues.

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
SatCom 101
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320EF
Presented by: Peter Lemme, Mobile Prime Time

What types of SatCom are available and how do they compare? What can a passenger do with a SatCom system? How can SatCom provide operational benefits? This Session will also include discussions of: SatCom technology – including radios and antennas; SatCom public services – including applications and service providers; and SatCom operational and safety services – applications and service providers.

 

 

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Basics of Operating in the National Airspace System
Track: Airspace & Airport Access
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320D
Presented by: NBAA Air Traffic Services staff

At this session, NBAA Air Traffic Services staff will describe how the National Airspace System (NAS) is structured, why air traffic delays exist and the tools that FAA uses to minimize delays for flight operations. Attendees will learn about key traffic flow management concepts and how to obtain real-time information on the status of the NAS.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Transactions Gone Bad: Litigation Between Aircraft Buyers and Sellers
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320B
Presented by: Mark D. Pierce, Slack & Davis LLP

When a newly-acquired aircraft does not meet its new owner's expectations and post-sale negotiations fail, the buyer will likely seek legal advice. Because of the complex array of state and federal laws and potential issues that can be raised by the aggrieved party, a "deal gone bad" can be a nightmare for the unwary and uninformed. This presentation will address the variety of potential problems associated with the sale of a business aircraft and how to deal with them.

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Increasing Business Aviation Access in the Asia-Pacific Region
Track: Industry Update
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310G

The Asia-Pacific region continues to attract attention as aviation in general, and business aviation in particular, focuses on growth opportunities in the region. Join this Session to hear from a government representative from the Asia-Pacific region, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and operators about access and other issues directly affecting business aircraft operations.

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Honeywell Avionics Pilot - Mandates (RNP, FANS 1A, CPDLC, SBAS)
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Honeywell CFE Technical Discussion
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Honeywell TFE Technical Discussion
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
NBAA Coffee Social
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orange County Convention Center

Whether you are new to NBAA or not yet a Member, join us for a Coffee Networking Social at the NBAA Headquarters Booth to meet with NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen, NBAA staff, NBAA Committee members and your peers. See what NBAA is all about, get your questions answered and learn how NBAA Membership can help make your business even more successful. Enjoy some coffee on us, and enter to win passes to NBAA2013 in Las Vegas.

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Honeywell APU Technical Discussion
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Honeywell Avionics Pilot - Primus Elite Updates
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Honeywell HTF Technical Discussion
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Honeywell Avionics Technical Discussion
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Honeywell CFE Technical Discussion
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Honeywell TFE Technical Discussion
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
In-House International Trip Planning: The Right Answer?
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320A
Presented by NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee Members

In the evolving technical world in which we live, an increasing number of flight departments are taking their international trip planning in house. This Session will introduce a variety of inter-departmental details that need to be discussed before making the ultimate decision to handle your own international trips with little to no third-party support. While not for everyone, the reasons for transitioning the workload in house are abundant – job security, cost savings and increased operational control are just a few of the many advantages. Join this discussion of the critical aspects of the in-house trip planning process to determine if it’s a good fit for your company.

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
EU ETS: Compliance in 2013 and Beyond
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320C
Presented by: Adam Hartley, Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.

This panel discussion will provide a review of the implementation of the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) and will discuss the first year of carbon trading in 2012/2013. Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions regarding EU-ETS and look ahead to potential changes that could be made to the program and their impact on operators.

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Operating and Doing Business in China – a Continuing Dialogue
Track: Industry Update
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320GH
Moderated by: Jeff Lee, American Express Company and NBAA Board Member; Jay Mesinger, J. Mesinger Corporate Jet Sales and NBAA Board Member

This Session will build on the previous year’s programming regarding operations in China. The continued focus on multi-national flight departments developing their own internal strategies for travel to and within this region will be of huge importance to those individuals and companies who attend this program. The panel, will include Chinese companies providing services in the region and flight department managers of multi-national companies, as well as critical providers to the industry in this area. The Session will begin with a regulatory and airspace update and continue with real-time examples of the execution of these flight department internal plans.

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
SatCom Buyers Guide
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320EF
Presented by: Peter Lemme, Mobile Prime Time

Who supplies SatCom radios and antennas? Who provides satellite communications services? How are the suppliers and service providers different? This Session will provide answers to these questions and will address the following topics: Inmarsat radios and antennas, and Inmarsat distribution partners; Iridium radios and antennas, and Iridium airtime providers; and Ku/Ka radios, antennas and service providers.

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The IS-BAO Process: "The Gold Standard"
Track: Safety & Risk Management
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320B
Presented by: Sonnie Bates, International Business Aviation Council (IBAC); John Sheehan, IBAC

You demand the highest level of safety and security for your flight operations. The International Business Aviation Council's (IBAC) International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO), developed over the past ten years, leverages the best thinking and practices of business aviation operators from around the world. This program, based on Safety Management System (SMS) concepts is designed to assist single to multiple aircraft operators, regardless of the size or scope of their flight operations. This session will address the process of getting your organization started in, and progressing through the development of uniform practical procedures that are relevant to the highest levels of operational safety. IS-BAO will help ensure you achieve it. If you are already familiar with IS-BAO and you would like to learn how to advocate internally for IS-BAO, please attend this session.

 

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Training Solutions for Flight Deck iPad Implementation
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310EF
Presented by: Rick Malczynski, ISBAOAudits.com; Cyndi Nadeau, Key Air

Industry-leading operators, providers and regulatory experts share solutions for issues that confront operators during the transition to day-to-day operation and, specifically, training regarding iPad implementation in the flight deck.

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) Program Update and Orientation
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310G
Presented by: Fred Adams, Basin Electric Cooperative; Jay Evans, NBAA; Scott Rose, PepsiCo

This Session will cover how to prepare for and become a Certified Aviation Manager (CAM). Topics covered include: qualifying and completing the CAM application, studying for the exam and what to expect when sitting for the exam. Bring your questions to this discussion, as you consider taking your career to the next level. For questions or further information, contact NBAA's Jay Evans at jevans@nbaa.org

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Hawker Beechcraft Premier M&O
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330AB
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Honeywell APU Technical Discussion
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Honeywell HTF Technical Discussion
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Honeywell Avionics Pilot - FMS Updates
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
NBAA Safety Town Hall Meeting - Part 2: Meet the Regulators ***CANCELED***
Track: Safety & Risk Management
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320D
Presented by: Peggy Gilligan, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

The session has been cancelled. Session presenters are unable to attend due to Hurricane Sandy. NBAA apologizes for the inconvenience.

The FAA plays an integral role in setting safety standards across the aviation spectrum. As business aviation faces expanding demands on capability and performance, can we leverage business aviation’s safety expertise to reduce regulatory burdens, while improving safety? Join FAA’s Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety Peggy Gilligan and her team of senior FAA leaders for an insightful discussion of the FAA’s challenges and opportunities for aviation safety oversight.

Wednesday, October 31

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Attendee, Exhibitor & Press Registration Open
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orange County Convention Center North & South Concourses and Orlando Executive Airport
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Hawker 400XP/Beechjet M&O
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330AB
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
NBAA Tax Committee Meeting
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310B
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
How to Successfully Address the Declining Aviation Talent Pool*
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320F
Presented by: Sheryl Barden, Aviation Personnel International
Guest Speaker(s) Kevin Hiatt, Flight Safety Foundation; Mark Malkosky, FlightSafety International; Lonnie Robinson, Aviation Career Enrichment; Cassandra Shelby, The Coca-Cola Company; Dr. Guy Smith, University Aviation Association; Dan Woodard, Conoco Phillips

*This Session is eligible for CAM Application and Recertification credit. As U.S. corporations increase their reliance on business aircraft, flight departments are beginning to reactivate the talent pool. However, new industry factors are increasing demand so Part 91 and 135 operators will be challenged to hire talent, especially for highly technical roles such as pilots and maintenance professionals. Demand for talent will soon outpace the supply. What are the factors affecting hiring? Why is enrollment down in aviation schools? What should the future of corporate aviation look like? And how will your flight department attract and retain diverse candidates especially during an aviation personnel shortage? Hear from experts who represent professional aviation diversity groups, training companies, educational institutions, maintenance organizations and safety organizations who will discuss steps needed to plan for and navigate the "perfect storm."

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Bombardier Challenger 300 Technical Update
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330E
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
NBAA Corporate Aviation Management Committee (CAMC) Meeting
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310C
Presented by: Don Henderson, KeyCorp; Ed White, Satcom Direct

This is a working meeting of the Corporate Aviation Management Committee (CAMC). The Committee will discuss plans for the upcoming 2013 Leadership Conference. For questions or further information on this session, contact NBAA's Jay Evans at jevans@nbaa.org.

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Collaborative Decision Making Weather Evaluation Team Update on Supporting NextGen Concepts
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310G
Presented by: Kevin Johnston, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

This meeting is a follow-up to the FPAW meeting held at last fall's NBAA Annual Meeting, where the government agencies shared with the broader aviation-weather community of interest the status of "NextGen Weather," with a focus on activities related to Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) between the operator community and the FAA. In this follow-up meeting, the CDM community will have an opportunity to provide feedback to the Agencies on the overall plans and activities for air traffic management (ATM) and weather communities working together to mitigate the impacts of weather in the NAS in the short-term (12-36 months).

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Complying with U.S. Economic Sanctions, Export Controls and Anti-Corruption Laws in Aircraft Transactions and Flight Operations
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320C
Presented by: Bobby Butler, Universal Weather & Aviation; Jonathan Epstein, Holland & Knight

The business aviation community “exports” aircraft both in the normal course of international flight operations and in cross border aircraft transactions. The presenters will give a primer on and provide real world examples of how U.S. export and economic embargo laws affect international transactions and operations. They will also touch on when and how grease payments or commissions may run afoul of U.S. anti-corruption laws. The session will demystify such acronyms as OFAC, BIS, DDTC, EAR, ITAR, ECCN, FCPA and SDN, and provide practical guidance on how companies should screen transactions.

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
FAA NextGen: Happening Now for Business Operators
Track: Airspace & Airport Access
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320D
Presented by: Gisele Mohler, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Guest Speaker(s): Margaret Jenny, President, RTCA; Doug Arbuckle, FAA Air Traffic Systems; Jens Hennig, General Aviation Manufacturers Association; Bruce DeCleene, FAA Flight Standards, Avionics Certification; Lorne Cass, FAA Surface Management Office; Malcolm Andrews, FAA Director, Enterprise Services

This Session will discuss NextGen operational benefits from equipment in the aircraft now, as well as benefits operators can expect to receive as FAA continues to implement NextGen in National Airspace System.

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Light Business Airplane: Purchasing Pre-Owned vs. New Business Aircraft
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320A
Presented by: Mike Shafer, Mercury Aircraft Sales; Cyrus Sigari, JetAVIVA

Piston, turboprop or jet? What are the advantages and tradeoffs when considering the purchase of either a new or pre-owned business aircraft? What makes the best sense for your mission? What factors must you consider to make the best choice for business? What does the market look like today, what will it look like in the future? And, when is the ideal time to buy? This session will provide answers to these questions, and more.

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
NBAA Exhibit Halls, Light Business Airplane Static Display and Static Display Open
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orange County Convention Center and Orlando Executive Airport
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Safety Management Systems: What Have You Mitigated Recently?
Track: Safety & Risk Management
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320G
Presented by: NBAA Domestic Operations Committee Members

Many operators have had their Safety Management Systems (SMS) in place for a number of years. Join peers for a discussion of risks mitigated, how SMS concepts have matured for operators since implementation, paperless technology for SMS, integration with industrial risk management concepts, and integrating SMS with other required programs of an operator.

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Tackling the Blockers: A Playbook for Isolating and Neutralizing Inhibitors to Business Aviation's Recovery
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320B
Presented by: Rolland Vincent, JETNET iQ

This Session will delve into five key inhibitors that are constraining the recovery of business aviation, specifically: 1) Mixed macroeconomic signals; 2) Softness in the pre-owned aircraft market; 3) Availability and attractiveness of aircraft sales financing; 4) High costs of aircraft ownership and operation; and 5) Optics and negative perceptions amongst industry stakeholders, media and the general public. Participants will benefit from an active discussion that includes the latest data, analysis and market intelligence from JETNET and JETNET iQ.

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Future of Flight Duty & Rest Regulations for Crewmembers
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320E
Presented by: Paul Alp, Crowell & Moring LLP

The Colgan Air accident over Buffalo prompted intense scrutiny about pilot hiring, training and fatigue, resulting in major changes to regulations governing pilots, with more changes on the horizon. FAA's new flight and duty time rule for 121 carriers made fundamental changes which will have an impact across all sectors of aviation. The FAA also issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to rewrite of the rules governing ATP certification. Learn about the changes implemented to date and what future implications there may be for business aviation.

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Daher-Socata TBM M&O
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330D
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Dassault Falcon Jet General Session
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330FG
10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
NBAA2012 Second Day General Session
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: Exhibit Floor
Guest Speakers: James Carville; Mary Matalin

Best-selling co-authors and key players on the national political stage, Mary Matalin and James Carville are the keynote speakers at the General Session on Day 2 of the Convention. With each having over 30 years of experience in politics, Matalin and Carville provide an enlightening and entertaining look at today’s most important political issues, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at politics inside Washington. Attendees shouldn’t miss the insights to be shared by these two insiders, who are speaking at NBAA2012 just days before the presidential election. Also, celebrated producer George Lucas helps NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen present the Tuskegee Airmen squadron with the 2012 Meritorious Service to Aviation Award. This legendary group of aviators successfully battled discrimination and adversity as they defended their country in World War II. And, the national Aviation Hall of Fame’s Combs-Gates Award is awarded.

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Bombardier Challenger 600 Series Technical Update
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330E
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Dassault Falcon Jet Falcon 10/20/50 Series M&O
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330FG
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Dassault Falcon Jet Pilot Session
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330H
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Pilatus PC12 M&O
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330C
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
NBAA Flight Attendants Committee Meeting
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310B
Presented by: Mary Ann Fash, The Boeing Company and NBAA Flight Attendants Committee Chair

This is a working Committee meeting to continue planning for the 2013 Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Conference scheduled for June 2013.

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Hawker 125 Series M&O
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330AB
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Bombardier Global Technical Update
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330E
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Dassault Falcon Jet Falcon 900 Series M&O
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330FG
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
10 Strategic Factors That Will Influence Your Next Aircraft Decision*
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320E
Moderated by: Jeff Agur, The VanAllen Group
Panelists: Paul Cardarelli, JETNET; Sean Lancaster, Bristol Associates; David Strauss, UBS Investment Research; Mark Ringel, Zuckert Scoutt & Rasenberger, L.L.P

*This session is eligible for CAM Application and Recertification credit. During an aircraft transaction, there are numerous strategic factors which will have direct influence over your decisions. Awareness and understanding of these factors are important from the very beginning. Your unique position may define these as "attractors" or "inhibitors." In the end, your knowledge of these factors will help make your decisions better ones. A panel of industry experts will share their distinct perspectives on the effects of the 10 strategic factors from U.S. and world economics to the development of future aircraft designs.

 

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Demystifying Aircraft Accounting and Budgeting*
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320C
Presented by: Alan Goldstein, Citigroup Business Services; Dave Weil, Flight Dept Solutions, Inc

*This Session is eligible for CAM Application and Recertification credit. This Session will take the mystery out of budgeting and accounting for your aircraft. It will provide guidance on how to create "flexible" budgets for varying levels of aircraft activity. In addition, Attendees will learn about suggested cost categories to use when setting up an aircraft accounting system. Finally, they will identify key data elements that are necessary to track for tax and regulatory compliance.

 

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friends & Partners of Aviation Weather
Track: Airspace & Airport Access
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Gulfstream Operator's Forum
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: Peabody Orlando Hotel, Windermere X Ballroom
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Light Business Airplane: Mission Critical - Using Aviation to Grow Your Business
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320A

You travel for business. You own (or rent) general aviation airplanes. Why not combine the two to gain efficiency and proficiency? Many companies successfully utilize high-performance piston-powered aircraft to be more successful in business. This presentation will address safety considerations, options for using a co-pilot, and benefits to the pilot and their business.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Loss of Control In-Flight Risk Mitigation in Corporate Aviation
Track: Safety & Risk Management
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320GH
Presented by: Captain Lou Nemeth, CAE; Paul BJ Ransbury, Aviation Performance Solutions

Powerful advancements made by the Royal Aeronautical Society’s International Committee for Aviation Training in Extended Envelopes (ICATEE) are being widely adopted by the training community. During this session, Attendees will learn how to understand the enhanced stall and upset recovery training mandates for commercial air carriers; use current resources to train for upset recovery/stall prevention; and understand data that indicates loss of control in-flight is the leading cause of accidents in commercial aviation.

 

 

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
NBAA Best Practices in Corporate Shuttle Operations
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S210E
Presented by: NBAA Domestic Operations Committee Members

Join Members of the NBAA Domestic Operations Committee Corporate Shuttle Working Group for roundtable discussions on topics to include considerations for starting a corporate shuttle service, Part 125 regulatory issues and other best practices for operating corporate shuttles.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Next Stop: China, India & Beyond
Track: Safety & Risk Management
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320B
Presented by: Dr. Paulo Alves, MedAire

Is your organization expanding its travel routes? Are you planning a trip to China or India in the next year? China and India continue to be attractive destinations for organizations looking to expand their operations, as do countries in Latin America and Africa. Attend this session to learn about strategies for mitigating risks when travelling to new destinations and to obtain best practices to help companies plan for and protect their employees and guests from potential risks abroad, whether related to an injury, sickness, safety, security, health, finances or travel.

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D/PW300/PW500/PW600 M&O
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330C
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Values-Based Leadership in the Aviation Department*
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320F
Presented by: Scott Moore, CAM, Luck Companies and NBAA Board Member

*This Session is eligible for CAM Application and Recertification credit. Values-based leaders live, work and lead in alignment with their core values, beliefs and principles igniting the human potential in those around them. This Session will help leaders (formal and informal) understand the extraordinary potential of all human beings, and the impact that all leaders can have to ignite this potential. Attendees will learn that it begins with them and the conscious choices they make about their own lives. The impact that they will have on others will be exponential and has the potential to change the world.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
What's Changing in Air Traffic Management and How it Will Affect You
Track: Airspace & Airport Access
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320D
Presented by: NBAA Air Traffic Services staff

This Session will examine some of the new technologies and air traffic management tools that are now changing or will soon change, and how you operate in the National Airspace System. NBAA Air Traffic Services (ATS) staff, along with FAA personnel, will discuss the upcoming Collaborative Trajectory Options Program (CTOP), the increasing impact of Traffic Management Advisory (TMA), and how changes in flight plan procedures will affect operators.

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Worthington Aviation Westwind M&O
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330E
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Bombardier Learjet 20/30/55 Technical Update
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330E
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Dassault Falcon Jet Falcon 2000 Series M&O
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330FG
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
NBAA Annual Meeting of Members
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S210D

NBAA's Annual Meeting of Members provides the Board of Directors an opportunity to review the Association's past year's activities and address Members concerns. Nominees to the NBAA Board of Directors are elected at this meeting. All Members are encouraged to attend to learn more about and provide input to their Association.

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Business Aviation Pilot Training for the 21st Century
Track: Safety & Risk Management
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310G

Join the NBAA Safety Committee Project Team as it updates the status of the Pilot Training Project. The team will present the results of its analysis of issues surrounding pilot training with a focus on facilitating solutions to improve the value proposition of training at FAA Part 142 centers. The team will introduce a gap analysis tool to help operators determine their training needs and describe the concept of Training System Management and how it might be integrated into your SMS. If you and your department are interested in improving pilot training, then this should be a must-attend Session.

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Business Aviation Security Review
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320F
Presented by Doug Hofsass, U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA); John Wagner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP); Kerwin Wilson, U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA); NBAA Security Council Members

Security remains an important cornerstone for business aviation. Adapting to new threats, identifying new best practices and adjusting to new requirements takes constant attention to remain up-to-date and compliant. Join this important panel discussion for a view into the future of business aviation security and admissibility programs.

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Emerging Trends in Charter Sales: from iPads to Social Media
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320GH
Presented by: William Herp, Linear Air; Alex Wilcox, JetSuite

Learn first hand how social media tools and other web-based technology can accelerate your marketing and sales efforts. This Session’s panelists will share how they successfully generate weekly revenue on empty legs via social media (e.g., exclusive, attractively-priced, last-minute flights to its Facebook fans and Twitter followers; online service listing business jets in Internet search alongside the airlines) and use social media applications to improve safety and efficiency.

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Managing Your Aircraft Management Company*
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320E
Presented by: Jeff Agur, The VanAllen Group; Dan Drohan,Solairus Aviation; Bob Garrymore, Executive Jet Management; Chris Hyldburg, Alpha One; Keith Swirsky,GKG Law

*This session is eligible for CAM Application and Recertification credit. Whether you are considering placing an aircraft with a management company or already have a managed aircraft, it is important to be aware of best practices for managing your vendor (the aircraft management company) to ensure world-class standards for safety, security and operations are being met. What value-add should you expect from your aircraft management company and what's the best way to get it? Topics covered will include operational control and limiting your liability, aircraft insurance, charter revenue (what's realistic?), managing the accounting, choosing pilots and enhancing communications.

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
NBAA Local/Regional Business Aviation Associations Networking Session
Track: Airspace & Airport Access
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S210E

Local and regional business aviation group leaders, join your counterparts from other regional groups and NBAA's Regional Representatives for a highly interactive discussion about best practices for overall group success, including meeting planning ideas, improving communications within the regional group leadership network and utilizing available resources for regional group leaders.

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Operating in NY Oceanic CTA/FIR ***CANCELED***
Track: Airspace & Airport Access
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320D
Presented by: Michael Golden, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

The session has been cancelled. Session presenters are unable to attend due to Hurricane Sandy. NBAA apologizes for the inconvenience.

This session will discuss requirements and procedures for helping business aviation operators in the New York Oceanic CTA/FIR. New York Oceanic controllers will highlight the flight planning, communications and datalink requirements, as well as position reporting and the use of time-based clearances. In addition, the session will provide an overview of the Ocean21 operating system- the advanced automation platform used by the FAA to provide air traffic services to business aviation operators. Future system enhancements will also be presented.

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Pitfalls of Purchasing an SMS Program
Track: Safety & Risk Management
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320B
Presented by: Sarah O’Brien, PAI Consulting

This presentation will discuss common pitfalls and elements of implementing a purchased SMS program. Specifically, the aspects explored will inlcude: the factors a company should consider before purchasing an SMS program/selecting a vendor, the parts of an SMS that cannot be purchased from a vendor, the essential elements of all quality SMS programs and examples of common implementation pitfalls.

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tax & Regulatory Issues: Stump the Chumps
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320C
Presented by: Mike Nichols, NBAA; Rick Farley, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; Kent Jackson, Jackson & Wade, LLC; Greg Ripple, Miller Johnson; Jeff Towers, TVPX 1031 Exchange Co.

Flight department managers deal with tax and budgeting issues, as well as regulatory developments on a daily basis. This Session will help Attendees spot current developments in the tax and regulatory arena, as they relate to business aircraft ownership. In addition, the experts (or chumps) will be prepared to answer the questions facing your operation -- or, perhaps, they'll be stumped!

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
First Responder: Responding to a Business Aviation Crisis
Track: Safety & Risk Management
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320A
Presented by: Mary Ann Fash, The Boeing Company and NBAA Flight Attendants Committee Chair; Charlie Hooper, ConocoPhillips

Charlie Hooper, a career Emergency Response/Loss Prevention Specialist for 39 years and a ConocoPhillips Corporate Incident Response Team Leader, will share his experiences of being a first responder within corporate aviation. Charlie's experiences and observations will also provide insight and tools to help prepare for any incidents which may occur within a flight department. Come learn from Charlie's experiences so that you may walk away with tools to improve your own department and flight crew response.

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.dt>
Hawker 4000 Series M&O
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330AB
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 Turboprop Engine M&O
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330C
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Bombardier Learjet 40/45/60 Technical Update
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330E
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Dassault Falcon Jet Falcon 7X Series M&O
Track: Maintenance & Technical Issues
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S330FG
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
NBAA/CAN Soiree, an Evening with Angels, Featuring Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Grand Ballroom, the Peabody Orlando

Title Sponsor: Jetex Flight Support

Join this very special evening to benefit the Corporate Angel Network. Attendees will be treated to a private concert by the one and only Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, the inspiration for the Broadway hit Jersey Boys. The Soiree will also feature Live and Silent Auctions. All proceeds from the Auctions will help CAN in their mission to ease the emotional stress, physical discomfort and financial burden for cancer patients by arranging free flights to treatment centers in available seats on business aircraft.

Silent Auction items will be on display at the Grand Ballroom at the Peabody Orlando on Wednesday, October 31 for bidding during the NBAA/CAN Soiree Reception, which begins at 6:00 pm. The Live Auction, featuring the incredible energy and great talent of worldrenowned Auctioneer “Spanky” Assiter of Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction fame, will take place during the NBAA/CAN Soiree, an Evening with Angels.

Dress for the NBAA/CAN Soiree is business attire.

Tickets:

Individual Ticket: $350

includes admission to the Cocktail Reception, Dinner, Entertainment and Live and Silent Auctions

Entertainment-Only Ticket: $150

Tables:

Platinum Tables: Two exclusive tables available at $20,000 each

includes private "Meet and Greet" with Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, gift bag with autographed CD, premium table location, dedicated table concierge with champagne service, open bar and seating for ten

Gold Tables: $10,000

includes premium table location, dedicated table concierge, open bar and seating for ten

Silver Tables: $5,000

includes preferred table location, two bottles of red wine and two bottles of white wine and seating for eight

Bronze Tables: $3,500

includes seating for eight

 

Thursday, November 1

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Attendee, Exhibitor & Press Registration Open
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orlando Executive Airport
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Attendee, Exhibitor & Press Registration Open
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orange County Convention Center, North & South Concourses
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friends & Partners of Aviation Weather
Track: Airspace & Airport Access
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S331
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
FAA SE U.S./Caribbean/South America Customer Forum ***CANCELED***
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320F

The session has been cancelled. Session participants are unable to attend due to Hurricane Sandy. NBAA apologizes for the inconvenience.

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Domestic Operations Committee Meeting
Track: Aircraft & Flight Operations
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310B
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Aircraft Management Companies: What is Subject to FET?
Track: Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320GH
Presented by: Eileen Gleimer, Crowell & Moring LLP; Ed Kammerer, Hinckley, Allen & Snyder, LLP; David Rimmer, ExcelAire

The IRS's recent Chef Counsel Advice (CCA) on Federal Excise Tax (FET) applicability as it relates to aircraft management company arrangements has turned the industry on its head. Learn what the CCA says, strategies for minimizing the tax, and industry advocacy efforts to educate the IRS about why their CCA is incorrect.

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
NBAA Exhibit Halls and Light Business Airplane Static Display Open
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orange County Convention Center
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
NBAA Static Display Open
Track: NBAA Special Event
Location: Orlando Executive Airport
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
NBAA Careers in Business Aviation Day General Session
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: Exhibit Floor
Sponsored by:
Keynote address by: Barrington Irving

NBAA opens its doors to middle school, high school and college students interested in exploring careers in business aviation. Hear keynote speaker Barrington Irving, the youngest person and first black pilot to fly solo around the world, share his passion of inspiring young people to identify and pursue their dreams through aviation.

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The Professional Imperative: A Cross Generational Challenge*
Track: Safety & Risk Management
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S320EF
Presented by: Tony Kern, Convergent Performance

*This session is eligible for CAM Application and Recertification credit. The NTSB has listed "pilot and air traffic controller professionalism" on their "Most Wanted" list of safety improvement needs. Dr. Tony Kern, award winning author of "Going Pro: Deliberate Practice of Professionalism," takes on the challenge of reawakening and empowering new standards of professionalism. The large influx of new pilots, maintainers and other aviation professionals into the aviation industry will create significant opportunities and risks which Kern believes offers a "once in a lifetime chance" to shape a positive future professionalism culture in business aviation.

11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
NBAA/UAA Career Seminar for College Students
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S210E
Presented by: Sarah Wolf, NBAA

Are you a college student interested in a career in business aviation? Participate in this round-table discussion and hear aviation professionals talk about the many opportunities available to individuals beginning careers in business aviation. This session is open to all students attending University Aviation Association (UAA) schools. Please contact NBAA's Sarah Wolf at swolf@nbaa.org for complimentary Registration.

Friday, November 2

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
PDP Course: Management Fundamentals for Flight Departments Workshop (Day 1 of 2)
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310E
Presented by: Walter Kraujalis, AeronomX

7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Workshop

This two-day Workshop gives flight department managers key information about safe operations, regulatory compliance, basic management practices, budgeting and accounting, cost controls, vendor selection and tracking, records and reports, planning for the future and other issues. Other topics covered in the Workshop include: personnel issues, internal and external communications, case studies, templates and forms and checklists that are useful in daily flight management.

Meets NBAA PDP objectives: L2 and L3

A separate payment, which includes registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for this two-day Workshop. Registration fee: Member: $895; Non-Member: $1,045.

Saturday, November 3

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
PDP Course: Management Fundamentals for Flight Departments Workshop (Day 2 of 2)
Track: Career & Leadership Development
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Room: S310E
Presented by: Walter Kraujalis, AeronomX

See details on Sunday, Day 1 of Workshop.

Meets NBAA PDP Objectives: L2 and L3

A separate payment, which includes registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for this two-day Workshop.

Registration fee: Member: $895; Non-Member: $1,045

Browse NBAA2012 Event Tracks

Sessions at NBAA2012 are categorized by tracks as follows:

  • SPECIAL NBAA EVENTS
  • SAFETY & RISK MANAGEMENT – programs that enhance safety while minimizing risk in all aspects of an aviation operation, from aircraft operations on the ground and in the air through operations involving crew scheduling, flight crews, and hangar operations.
  • MAINTENANCE & TECHNICAL ISSUES – addresses topics related to aircraft (airframe, engine, avionics, and other components) technical maintenance and management of the aviation maintenance function, including aircraft maintenance outsourcing.
  • AIRSPACE & AIRPORT ACCESS – discusses issues related to accessing (restrictions and permissions) airports and airspace, including emerging technology that may be required for access.
  • AIRCRAFT & FLIGHT OPERATIONS – all matters related to a mission/trip in a business aircraft, from scheduling best practices to operational and regulatory compliance.
  • AVIATION MANAGEMENT & AIRCRAFT OWNERSHIP – topics related to acquiring an asset through ownership or leasing (e.g., taxes, insurance, regulatory compliance, staffing/personnel) to managing the aviation function, whether via outsourced support (e.g., aircraft management company, charter) or through an in-house flight department.
  • CAREER & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT – programs designed to attract students to a career in business aviation, sessions that help aviation employees improve upon their skill sets to enhance their performance as aviation professionals, to leadership and management development seminars that provide tools to grow in a business aviation career.
  • INDUSTRY UPDATE – topics relevant to all business aviation professionals, from government affairs issues through NBAA Committee and Strategic Focus Team activities that address industry-wide challenges and opportunities.

NBAA Management encourages all Exhibitors and Attendees to attend the Opening General Session, and strongly encourages that neither appointments nor events be scheduled to conflict with the Opening General Session.

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