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!  
 
Saturday, December 3
1 p.m. Aircraft can begin arriving after 1 p.m.

Sunday, December 4
9 a.m.
All aircraft need to arrive by 9 a.m.
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.  
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 
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
Sponsored by Torell Aviation Insurance Agency
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)
(RSVP Required. Event capped at 100 participants.)
1 - 2:30 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- FAA/Security Session
   Sponsored by Turbine Conversions
- Radial Engines Session
- SATLOC Session
2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Educational Sessions  
- Low-Level Obstacles Session
- TPE 331 Session
- Allied Ag Cat Productions / Eagle Vistas Session
4:30 - 6 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- PT6 Session
- Chemical Session
- AG-NAV Session
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception 
Sponsored by Dow AgroSciences
 
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 & 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 
 
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
- Chem-Man by DataSmart Session
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Allied Industry Meeting 
All Allied members and exhibitors invited
9 - 11 a.m. Support Committee Event
Athena Presentation: Personalities - Outside the Cockpit
No RSVP required. All are welcome.
Sponsored by GarrCo Products
9:30 - 10 a.m. Educational Sessions (30 min. sessions)
- Simplex Aerospace Session
- DuPont Crop Protection Product Update
9:30 - 11 a.m. State/Regional Directors Meeting
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 
- Cover Crops Session
- Compaass Rose
   Sponsored by Texas AAA
- Leading Edge Associates Session
- Aviation Specialties Unlimited Session
7 p.m.
GE Aviation's Annual Boot Scootin's Party (Invite Only) 

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.
Air Tractor Session
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Thrush Aircraft Session 
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
2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Educational Sessions 
- "Ask the Expert" Speed Mentoring Session
   Sponsored by Davidson Solid Rock Insurance and
    Weber Aviation Insurance

- Session 2 (TBD)
5:15 p.m.
Farewell Reception 
5:45 p.m.
Farewell/Awards Banquet