Convention Schedule

2016 NAAA Convention
December 5–8, 2016 ♦ Long Beach, Calif. 
(All Events at the Long Beach Convention Center)
 
Watch this video of great convention moments of the past and get pumped up for the world’s largest aerial application trade show, networking, education and fun! 

Sunday, December 4
Morning
Aircraft into Convention Center
8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
CD Aviation - TPE 331 Engine Maintenance Training
FAA/IA Renewal (TBD)
8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 Seminar
8 hour IA Renewal 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Canadian AAA Board Meeting (TBD)
12 - 6 p.m.
Registration  
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
PAASS PDC Meeting 
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
NAAA Board Meeting
4:45 - 6:15 p.m.
Compaass Rose Session
6 - 7 p.m.
Operation S.A.F.E. Analysts Meeting
 
Monday, December 5
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Registration
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Exhibitor Setup 
8 - 9:45 a.m.
Kickoff Breakfast 
Sponsored by BASF
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Aerial Application Technology Research Session (CEUs possible
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Support Committee Meet & Greet 
Queen Mary Tea & Tour (includes Princess Diana exhibit)
(You must RSVP - details will be listed soon)
1 - 2:30 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- FAA/Security Session
- Session 2
- Session 3
2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Educational Sessions  
- UAV Session
- Session 2
- Session 3
4:30 - 6 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- Session 1
- Session 2
- Session 3 
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception 
 
Tuesday, December 6
7 - 8:30 a.m.
CP Products/Transland Breakfast & Seminar 
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Registration 
8 - 11:30 a.m.
Exhibitor Setup 
8:45 - 9:30 a.m.
NAAA Business Meeting 
9:45 - 11:30 a.m.
NAAA General Session
Sponsored by Syngenta
12 - 5:30 p.m.
NAAA Trade Show. Exhibitor Details 
5:30 - 7 p.m.
Live Auction & Reception
Reception Sponsored by Syngenta
7:30 p.m.
Pratt & Whitney Canada Reception 
 
Wednesday, December 7   
8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Registration
7 - 10:30 a.m.
PAASS Presenter's Breakfast 
(PAASS Presenters Only)
8 - 9:30 a.m.
Educational Sessions 
- Helicopter Session (Simplex Aerospace to follow)
Sponsored by Simplex Aerospace
- USDA Aerial Image Processing Workshop
- Session 3
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Allied Industry Meeting 
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Support Committee Event
Athena Presentation: Personalities - Outside the Cockpit
No RSVP required. All are welcome.
9:30 - 10 a.m. Simplex Aerospace Session
Immediately following Helicopter Session
9:30 - 11 a.m. State/Regional Directors Meeting (TBD)
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
NAAA Trade Show. Exhibitor Details 
12 - 1 p.m.
Past President's Meeting 
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
NAAREF Board Meeting 
2 - 3 p.m.
Silent Auction Staggered Closing 
4 - 8 p.m.
Exhibitor Teardown
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- Compaass Rose
- Session 2
- Session 3
7 p.m.
GE Aviation's Annual Boot Scootin's Party (Invite Only) TBD

Thursday, December 8
8 - 10 a.m. Aircraft Removed, Final Freight Move Out
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Registration
8:45 - 10:15 a.m.
Educational Sessions 
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Educational Sessions 
1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
NAAREF Safety Session 
2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- "Ask the Expert" Speed Mentoring Session
- Session 2
5:15 p.m.
Farewell Reception 
5:45 p.m.
Farewell/Awards Banquet 
(Farewell Banquet tickets sold at the door until sold out)