Ag Aviation Expo Schedule

NAAA Ag Aviation Expo
December 4–7, 2017 ♦ Savannah, Ga.

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The schedule below is subject to change. All events will take place at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, unless otherwise specified. Click here to view the Education Session topics and speakers.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

4 p.m. Aircraft Pilot's Meeting

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Morning
Aircraft Arrive
8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
CD Aviation - TPE 331 Engine Maintenance Training 
CD Aviation Service’s will offer a one-day Engine Maintenance Training course, which is
fully accredited by the FAA as an IA Refresher Training Course on Sunday, Dec. 3th from
8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. before the NAAA Ag Aviation Expo begins. Credit(s) received for completion of this course may be used for both the WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program,
as well as the AMT Awards Program.  
8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 Seminar 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Canadian AAA Board Meeting 
11 a.m. Support Committee Meeting 
All NAAA Support members are asked to attend.
11:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
PAASS PDC Meeting 
12 - 6 p.m. Registration
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
NAAA Board Meeting
4:45 - 6:15 p.m.
Compaass Rose Session
Session for attendees with five years or less experience or an interest in the industry. 
Sponsored by Farm Air
4:45 - 6:15 p.m. AG-NAV Session (further details to be provided)
5 p.m. Pedaling for PAASS
6 - 7 p.m.
Operation S.A.F.E. Analysts Meeting

Monday, December 4, 2017

7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Registration 
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Exhibitor Setup 
8 - 9:45 a.m.
Kickoff Breakfast - Westin
Sponsored by BASF
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Aerial Application Technology Research Session 
(CEUs possible
11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Support Committee Savannah Riverboat Cruise. RSVP REQUIRED
RSVP to  Kathy Diehl at dkdiehl@wbsnet.org 
Sponsored by GarrCo Products
1 - 2:30 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- FAA/Security Session
- SATLOC Session
- Radial Engines Session
2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- UAV / Low Level Obstacles Session
- AgSync Session
- TPE 331 Session
4:30 - 6 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- PT6 Session
- Chemical Session
- AG-NAV Session: Improving Obstacle Awareness and Alert for Pilot Safety
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception 
Sponsored by Bayer CropScience

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

7 - 8:30 a.m.
Transland Breakfast & Seminar - Westin 
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 - 11:45 a.m.
NAAA General Session
Sponsored by Syngenta & AIG
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 - Westin

Wednesday, December 6, 2017   

8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Registration
7 - 10:30 a.m.
PAASS Presenter's Breakfast (PAASS Presenters Only).
There is no PAASS Program presented at the NAAA Convention.
8 - 9:30 a.m.
Educational Sessions 
- Helicopter Session Sponsored by Simplex
- GE Aviation Session
- Chem-Man Session
8 - 10 a.m. USDA Aerial Imaging Workshop
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Allied Industry Meeting
All Allied members and exhibitors invited
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Support Committee Event
Meet & Greet: 8:30 - 10 a.m.
Athena Project Presentation: 10 a.m. - Noon
9:45 - 10:15 a.m. Educational Sessions (30 min. sessions)
- Simplex Session
- DuPont Crop Protection Session
- Air Repair Session
9:30 - 11 a.m. State/Regional Directors Meeting
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
NAAA Trade ShowExhibitor 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 
4:30 - 8 p.m.
Exhibitor Teardown
Please note tear down cannot begin until 4:30 in this facility.
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- Compaass Rose Session
  Session for attendees with five years or less experience or an interest in the industry. 
- APS Brakes Session
- Insero: GPS for Ag Pilots
- Pratt & Whitney Canada Session: Your Engines are Talking, You Could be Listening
PT6A Engine Trend Monitoring

Thursday, December 7, 2017

8 - 10 a.m. Aircraft Removed, Final Freight Move Out
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Registration
8:45 - 10:15 a.m.
Thrush Aircraft Session
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Air Tractor Session
1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
NAAREF Safety Session
Sponsored by Lane Aviation
2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- "Ask the Expert" Speed Mentoring Session
   Sponsored by Davidson Solid Rock Insurance and Weber Aviation Insurance
- Aviation Specialties Unlimited Session
- Aviation Safety Equipment, Myths and Reality, by Michael Rutledge
5:15 p.m.
Farewell Reception - Westin
Sponsored by Hardy Aviation Insurance
5:45 p.m.
Excellence in Ag Aviation Banquet - Westin
Sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection