Regional Forum in White Plains, NY

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June 21, 2018 • Westchester County Airport (HPN) • White Plains, NY


7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Exhibitor Registration
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Attendee Registration
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Static Display of Aircraft
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 p.m.
Opening Session: Political Outlook for Business Aviation
Presented by: Ed Bolen, NBAA and local business aviation leaders
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Student Session
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Buffet Lunch
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
When G-Man Comes Calling
Presented by: Darrell Clay, NBAA Walter|Haverfield LLP

Aviation is a highly regulated and scrutinized industry. It's not a matter of IF, but WHEN, your flight department will become the subject of a government investigation, whether by the FAA, NTSB, IRS, DOL, OSHA, or other federal or state agency. Attendees at this session will be introduced to best practices for complying with government investigative demands, including voluntary requests for records, administrative subpoenas, grand jury subpoenas, search warrants, employee interviews, and the like.

1:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Why Do We Fail to Follow Procedures?
Presented by: Robert Gould, Bravo Golf Aviation

This session will discuss why, both in practical and theoretical terms, pilots and technicians fail to follow proper procedures. The failure to follow proper procedures is the primary cause of aviation incidents and accidents by both pilots, and a major problem among aviation maintenance technicians often cited by the FAA and NTSB.

2:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
A Collaborative Discussion of Market Conditions
Presented by: Jay Mesinger, Mesinger Jet Sales

After a presentation on pre-owned and new aircraft valuations and market activity, Jay, will engage in a fast-paced collaborative discussion with audience participants, covering various industry segments. The discussion will be informative, lively and exciting!

3:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Cyber Security and Business Intelligence Tools
Presented by: Ryan DeMoor, Satcom Direct

Discover how innovative software and business intelligence tools bring more control to flight operations management, from tax and compliance, to data enrichment and cyber security. Attendees of this session will learn the common scenarios and misunderstandings related to cyber security, data privacy, tax and compliance reporting.

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