23rd Annual

Nebraska Aviation Symposium

January 28-29, 2015

Schedule is tentative and subject to change.


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  1. Wednesday, January 28

  2. 3:00 - 7:00    Registration Desk Open

  3. 3:00 - 5:00    Exhibitor Set Up

  4. 5:00 - 6:30    Reception with Exhibitors (Cash Bar)

  5. 7:00 - 9:00    Pilot Safety Meeting - WINGS Credit Available

  6. Loss of Control - Dan Petersen, FAASTeam Program Manager

  7. Airspace - Yasmina Platt, AOPA


  8. Thursday, January 29

  9. 7:30am         Exhibit Hall and Registration Desk Open

  10. Coffee and Rolls provided

  11. 8:30am         General Session

  12. Opening Remarks

  13. Diana Smith, Chair of Nebraska Aviation Council

  14. Ronnie Mitchell, Director of Nebraska Department of Aeronautics

  15. Joe Miniace, FAA Central Region Administrator

  16. Aircraft Accidents from an Investigator's Point of View

  17. Thomas E. Zoeller, Executive Officer, NTSB

  18. 10:15 am      Break with Exhibitors

  19. 10:45 am      UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems)

  20. NextGen Branch, FAA Central Region

  21. 11:00 am      Registration Desk Closes

  22. 12:00 pm        Lunch (Nametags Required)

  23. 1:00 pm        Concurrent Sessions:

  24. After the Tornado - Nancy Braden, City of Wayne

  25. MedExpress, Pilots Bill of Rights & CACI Program

  26. Dr. Daniel K. Berry, Regional Flight Surgeon, FAA Central Region

  27. 2:10 pm        Concurrent Sessions:

  28. Airfield Signs & Markings - Mark Cozad, FAA Central Region Part 139 Inspector

  29. Sport Pilot/Light Sport Aircraft - Yasmina Platt, AOPA

  30. 3:10 pm        Break with Exhibitors

  31. 3:30 pm       Concurrent Sessions:

  32. Nebraska Association of Airport Officials (NAAO)

  33. AIP Updates - Jim Johnson, Manager Airports Division, FAA Central Region

  34. Based Aircraft & FAA Asset Program Criteria - Barry Scheinost, NDA

  35. Preparation for Flight - Dan Petersen, FAASTeam Program Manager

  36. 5:00 pm-6:00 pm  Registration Desk Open For Maintenance Seminar

  37. 5:00 pm        Social Hour in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)

  38. 6:00pm         Banquet

  39. Airport Awards by Nebraska Department of Aeronautics

  40. 2014 Aviation Hall of Fame Inductees

  41. Lester L. Arasmith, Robert J. "Bob" Krist, Donald M. McPherson,

  42. Roger Peden, Richard (Dick) Trail

Aviation Symposium:  Agenda

Rick Nunley, Diane Hofer, John Worthing, Charles Bourg

Diana Smith, NAC President; Randy Prellwitz, Fairbury;

Ronnie Mitchell, NDA Director

Tuskegee Airmen, 2008 Nebr. Aviation Hall of Fame Inductees

2013 Project of the Year award was for the Alma Municipal Airport Runway 17/35 Paving and Lighting. Pictured are members of the Alma Airport Advisory board and Olsson Associates, the project engineer

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