Workshops • Training • Seminars
Part 121 recurrent training
Presented by Danny Mortensen & Paul Fiorino,
Airline Ground Schools
Wednesday, march 13 and thursday, march 14
7:00–8:00 am registration; 8:00 am–5:00 pm training seminar
registration fee: WAI member: $495; non-member: $595
This two-day, 16 hour Part 121 program on Wednesday and
Thursday is for certified dispatchers wishing to maintain currency or refresh their skills. The course is also available to
schedulers and pilots who wish to expand their knowledge
base on airline operations. Subjects include: Flight Planning,
Boeing 737 Systems, Part 121 Regs, Ops Specs, Emergencies,
Dispatch Resource Management, Weather Theory, Weather
Products & Services, Navigation, Practical Dispatch Applications, ATC, MEL/CDL, Aircraft Performance, Instrument Procedures, & Intl Operations.
Sponsored by the Association for Women in
Aviation Maintenance (AWAM)
thursday, march 14
7:00–8:00 am registration; 8:00 am–5:00 pm seminar
This education maintenance seminar meets IA Renewal
requirements and provides career development advice. Attend
it to achieve your required eight hours training. Participants receive a certificate of completion to present to their local Flight
Standards District Office. This seminar is also open to those
interested in pursuing or upgrading a maintenance career.
Attend all or a portion of this program.
Aerospace educators Workshop
Flight Plan For success! presented by FAA AVSED Team
thursday, march 14 9:00 am–12:00 pm
Teachers, fasten your seatbelts for this flight to success.
Learn how to motivate your students with exciting aerospace
STEM activities. Gain a plane-load of knowledge through hands-on activities reinforcing science and math. Enjoy VIP guest
speakers from the aviation community.
Professional development seminars
thursday, march 14, 2013
iPad revolutionized Cockpit:
the Basics, tips, tricks & Gotchas
Presented by toréa rodriguez, Coradine Aviation systems
9:00–11: 30 am • Cost: $25.00
the ipad is revolutionizing the cockpit! learn the tips, tricks, and gotchas
on the eFb of choice for General aviation and commercial aviation alike.
this class will cover ipad hardware, limitations, software, updates, and
third-party external devices such as external GpS receivers. From pre-flight
planning and weather briefings to using the ipad safely while airborne, this
course will cover in detail how to use the ipad in both pre-flight and in-flight scenarios. We’ll
cover some of the popular applications used on the ipad in aviation today and include live
demonstrations of how to use them. We also cover the best tips, tricks and gotchas that you
need to know for your flying as well as VFr and iFr usage of the ipad.
defying Gravity – rising Above Limitations,
Breaking through Fear, Building Courage
Presented by Betty shotton, Liftoff Leadership
1:30–3:00 pm • Cost: $25.00
How do you rise above the weight of formidable challenges and break the
chains that hold you back? in the face of persistent setbacks & seemingly
unsolvable problems, how to you find the strength to move beyond fear
and rise above the specter of failure? in this interactive presentation,
Shotton reminds us of what it takes to defy our own unique forces of
gravity. She gives practical guidance as she explores how we can develop the requisite
courage to take tackle life’s opposing forces. She stresses the benefits of difficulty, adver-
sity, and failure as means towards reaching higher altitudes and reaching our potential as
leaders and professionals.
Looking at Aviation’s Past & Future
Presented by ralph hood, Pilot, humorist
3:30–5:00 pm • Cost: $25.00
ralph Hood has been a part of aviation since 1969. He has written a regular
column in every single issue of Airport;Business;magazine and has appeared
in AOPA;Pilot;and AOPA;Flight;Training. He has spoken for aviation groups
from alaska to Miami and from california to Spain. Over the decades, he
has seen many people rise to success in aviation and many others fall by the
wayside in both good and bad times. listen carefully as Hood, with his characteristic tongue
in cheek charm, explains his view of aviation winners and losers over his 40-year career.
you’ll definitely take away tips on how to succeed in today’s aviation industry.
Full registration includes all meetings, meals, exhibits and social
one day registration includes all meetings, meals (luncheon or
banquet) and exhibits for that day.
student registration includes all meetings, meals, exhibits and
social events, except the Saturday night banquet.
miscellaneous tickets are available for the opening reception,
luncheon and banquet for registrants requiring additional tickets.
military rate available for active duty, reserve and guard members.
Child rate for children of attendees age 6-12 (3-day rate, excludes all
food and social events) This is Conference fee, not Daughter event.
Bring your daughter to the Conference Ages 10-17. Register online for
this exciting Saturday event. All children must be chaperoned.
Invest in a student
Each year there are college students who need financial help to at-
tend the Conference. Please sponsor a student for $175. Check the
box on your registration and send in your donation with your reg-
istration fee, or if you can’t attend the Conference, simply submit
the registration form with the sponsor box checked.
Conference attire: business or business casual attire is appropriate for most
of the events at the Wai conference. the closing banquet is semi-formal, business attire or military dress, and the tours are casual.
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