Convention Schedule

2016 NAAA Convention
December 5–8, 2016 ♦ Long Beach, Calif. 
(All Events at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center)
 
Watch this video of great convention moments of the past 50 years! Come to the 2016 NAAA Convention to celebrate 50 years of memories and to make new memories. Get pumped up for the world’s largest aerial application trade show, networking, education and fun!  

See below for session times and room names(far right column).
 
Saturday, December 3
1 p.m. Aircraft can begin arriving after 1 p.m. - Hall A

Sunday, December 4
 
9 a.m.
All aircraft need to arrive by 9 a.m.
Hall A
8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
CD Aviation - TPE 331 Engine Maintenance Training
This 1-day EMT course is fully accredited by the FAA as an IA Refresher
Training Course. 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.  
101A
8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 Seminar
P&WC will present a combination of basic turboprop engine principles along with
interpretations of engine parameters to enhance pilot and mechanic knowledge
of engine performance, monitoring and trends. This seminar will also include a
PT6A Rigging presentation from Flight Safety International, don’t miss this special event. In addition, we will do a technical review of all the latest improvements
made to the PT6A Engine. Participants will have a chance to win 1 of the 3 Pratt & Whitney leather jackets.

Any questions you would like to hear about your PT6A Engine Rigging? 
Forward your questions to the following email address yves.houde@pwc.ca
 
102
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Canadian AAA Board Meeting 
103C
12 - 6 p.m.
Registration  
Hall A Concourse
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
PAASS PDC Meeting 
103B
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
NAAA Board Meeting 104A
4:45 - 5:45 p.m. Support Committee Meeting
All NAAA Support members are asked to attend.
103B
4:45 - 6:15 p.m.
Compaass Rose Session
Sponsored by Torell Aviation Insurance Agency
104B
6 - 7 p.m.
Operation S.A.F.E. Analysts Meeting
103B
 
Monday, December 5
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Registration Hall A Concourse
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Exhibitor Setup 
Hall A
8 - 9:45 a.m.
Kickoff Breakfast 
Sponsored by BASF
Grand Ballroom A
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Aerial Application Technology Research Session 
(CEUs possible
104
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Support Committee Meet & Greet 
Queen Mary Tea & Tour (includes Princess Diana exhibit)
(RSVP Required. Event capped at 100 participants.)
Queen Mary
1 - 2:30 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- FAA/Security Session
   Sponsored by Turbine Conversions
- Radial Engines Session
- SATLOC Session

102AB

101B
103A
2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Educational Sessions  
- Low-Level Obstacles Session
- TPE 331 Session
- AgSync

102AB
101B
103A
4:30 - 6 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- PT6 Session
- Chemical Session
- AG-NAV Session

102AB
101B
103A
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception 
Sponsored by Dow AgroSciences
Grand Ballroom B
 
Tuesday, December 6
7 - 8:30 a.m.
Transland Breakfast & Seminar 
104A
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Registration 
Hall A Concourse
8 - 11:30 a.m.
Exhibitor Setup  Hall A
8:45 - 9:30 a.m.
NAAA Business Meeting 
Grand Ballroom A
9:45 - 11:30 a.m.
NAAA General Session
Sponsored by Syngenta & AIG
Grand Ballroom A
12 - 5:30 p.m.
NAAA Trade Show. Exhibitor Details 
Hall A
5:30 - 7 p.m.
Live Auction & Reception
Reception Sponsored by Syngenta
Back of Hall A
7:30 p.m.
Pratt & Whitney Canada Reception 
Grand Ballroom B
 
Wednesday, December 7   
8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Registration Hall A Concourse
7 - 10:30 a.m.
PAASS Presenter's Breakfast (PAASS Presenters Only)
102C
8 - 9:30 a.m.
Educational Sessions 
- Helicopter Session (Simplex Aerospace to follow)
    Sponsored by Simplex Aerospace
- USDA Aerial Image Processing Workshop
- Chem-Man by DataSmart Session

102AB

101B
103A
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Allied Industry Meeting 
All Allied members and exhibitors invited
104C
9 - 11 a.m. Support Committee Event
Athena Presentation: Personalities - Outside the Cockpit
No RSVP required. All are welcome.
Sponsored by GarrCo Products
104A
9:30 - 10 a.m. Educational Sessions (30 min. sessions)
- Simplex Aerospace Session
- DuPont Crop Protection Product Update

102AB
103A
9:30 - 11 a.m. State/Regional Directors Meeting 103B
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
NAAA Trade ShowExhibitor Details 
Hall A
12 - 1 p.m.
Past President's Meeting 
102C
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
NAAREF Board Meeting 
102C
2 - 3 p.m.
Silent Auction Staggered Closing 
Hall A
4 - 8 p.m.
Exhibitor Teardown
Hall A
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- Cover Crops Session
- Compaass Rose
   Sponsored by Texas AAA
- Leading Edge Associates Session
- Aviation Specialties Unlimited Session

102AB
104B

101B
104C
7 p.m.
GE Aviation's Annual Boot Scootin's Party (Invite Only) 
Visit the GE Booth
for details.

Thursday, December 8
8 - 10 a.m. Aircraft Removed, Final Freight Move Out Hall A
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Registration Hall A Concourse
8:45 - 10:15 a.m.
Air Tractor Session 101B
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Thrush Aircraft Session  102AB
1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
NAAREF Safety Session
Establishing a plan on how to prepare as best as possible in the event
of a catastrophic incident at an operation like an aircraft accident and/or
loss of a pilot.
Sponsored by Allianz
101B
2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- "Ask the Expert" Speed Mentoring Session
   Sponsored by Davidson Solid Rock Insurance and
    Weber Aviation Insurance

- Engine Reliability and Longevity
    Presented by Spencer Aircraft and Aircraft Specialties Services
101A


102AB
5:15 p.m.
Farewell Reception 
104 Foyer
5:45 p.m.
Farewell/Awards Banquet  104